rous

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1 rout

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Forms: roüt, roït, roüt, róut

n o,m. (orig. n. ?) (< ro-ḟot? cf. roḟut. TBC 747 below) orig. disyll.: roüt: foät, ZCP viii 196.20 ; g s. roït, Hy. v 72 ; d s. roüt, RC xvii 159.16 .

The strict meaning is perhaps a distance or length ; folld. by a defining gen. rout (n-)urchair the length of a cast or throw = a cast, throw (of a missile of any kind). Cf. TBC² 630 quoted below. ro gab Cú Ch. . . . a ṡleg . . . ┐ tarlaic rout n-urchair uad di, CRR 51 . focheird rout n-urchair din liathróit, TBC 1024 ; cf. 1270 , 3944 , (roḟut n-urchair) 747 , (rót n-u.) 1992 , 4454 , (roth n-u.) 675 , (rot n-u.) Acall. 4432 n. , 4904 n. , (rod n-u.) 4802 n. , goro la rot ro-urcuir di, CCath. 5601 . tug C. root n-urchuir don Mhórrighain, Cóir Anm. 149 . no léicthe láthir laích dó . . . co mbid rót n-urchura úad cen nech día naimtib fair so that there was a spear's throw [of ground] about him without any enemy on it , TTr.² 1426 . As advbl. acc.: focheird a bunsaig rout n-aurchora úad, LL 248b17 ( TBFr. 51 , cf. ZCP iv 34.8 ); LL 250b4 ( TBFr. 234 ). srēithi in n-id . . . rout [róut LU] a lāma isin n-abaind the length of his arm (i.e. as far as he could) into the river , TBC² 630 .

Hence absol. a throw, cast : nír imthige fri roth ná rout (i.e. do not compete in running with a chariot or a cast), Tec. Corm. § 19.9 . focress i mmuir fut roït, Hy. v 72 , glossed .i. fut erchora, Thes. ii 345.13 . bíait Cíanacht[a] i fout, | ní bat foicsiu do roüt (= they will not be within reach of missiles? ), RC xvii 159.16 (Tig.) = FM i 214.6 . ród súla Miodhair .i. an t-urchar tugadh ar shúil Mhiodhair, O'Cl. See Herm. xiv 473 .

2 rout

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1 rú

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Forms: ru, rú

n originally d-stem, Thurn. Gramm. § 323 . red colour, a red dye plant ? corcair . . . ┐ ruu ┐ snáth dearg ┐ glas, BR 218.20 . ruu is corcair 222 z = ru, BB 279b1 . in t-arbar ┐ in ru, Laws v 362.12 Comm. ( a dye-plant? ). Hogan Luibhl. gives: rú `yellow lady's bedstraw'; perh. the madder belonging to the same family and used for red dye may be meant above. Fig. enechruice .i. . . . enech ru cian .i. cian co ticc ru enech de .i. imdergad a blush, shame (?), H. 3. 18 p. 381a ( O'C. 832 ). See Marstrander, Bidrag 29 . See 2 roid and Sprache xl 207 , Ériu xxix 156 .

2 rú

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n poetic form of rún a secret ? rú .i. rún, O'Cl. a mmo chomdiu a ri .rú. rá (.i. rún .i. rathmar), LU 449 , expld. is rún rán ro dlecht, 451 (ACC Introd., cf. RC xx 150.8 ). a rú co crích nír cuired `her purpose was not brought to completion', Met. Dinds. iii 56 . ? Aodh Ó Domhnaill sultmhar rú, Content. xxvii 19.39 .

? 3 rú

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n blanket (?): deich rū, ÉC xxxi 188.37 (Amra Con Roí) .

rúa

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Forms: senrua

n in compd. senrua an old person ? ni fó degblad co nirt núa | atá mac Senbath senrúa, LU 1253 . tōeb frisin cocad núa, | ní ḟulaiṅg in senrūa, RC xiii 397 . Of a woman: Cámha gan mac is gan húa | dorála conadh senrúa, Acall. 46 . Cf. the fictive npr. m. maic Rua Rofesai, Anecd. ii 47.19 (Ruaidh v.l.) = m. Ruaid Rofesa, 48.10 , where Rua if not a mistake, seems a bye-form of ruad.

rúac, ruaic

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Forms: rúag, rúaig, ruagchath

n ā,f. rúag f., IGT Dec. § 39.13 . rúaig f., § 42.8 .

(a) A rush, dash; gen. in hostile sense, an onset, attack: tri chét . . . dorochair leis sin n-oenrúaic, LL 205b15 . triur do bhrisedh gach aon ruaig, IT ii2 145.598 . ro impadar . . . do tabairt ruaca dhoibh, ┐ ni ro foemad uatha in ruaic, ALC i 216.19 . gach ain fer do bered air, do rinn ruaga, Celt. Rev. iv 18.9 . Garb rige na rúac rot `of the bold raids', Met. Dinds. iv 204 . an mac righ sin na ruag te, Ir. Texts ii p. 43 § 26 . seabhac na ruag, Hackett xxxix 108 . Without hostile sense: ag dol dó 'na rúaig fán ccrannaigh, BNnÉ 138 vii 9 , cf. 139.42 . gluaisim don ruaig sin im sháir-rioth | go hEochaill, Keat. Poems 453 .

(b) Esp. a rout , in ruac i mMaig Adar . . . ria n-óa Lachlaind, LL 183b11 ( Arch. Hib. ii 63 § 66 ). do chuir N. an ruaig . . . orrtha put them to flight , IT ii2 142.515 . tugais na Gulla fa ruaig, Cog. 80.8 . a Úa Gofraid nar gab ruaic who suffered not aefeat , Ir. Texts ii p. 44 § 29 . a frithguin na ruaga, AU iii 436.14 . ag leanmhain na ruaige, Keat. ii 1480 . ba réidh gach ro-choill do na ruaghaibh the fugitives , ML 142.12 .

(c) fig. a course, career : lé hógaibh . . . ag breith a ruag reabhraidh, TSh. 523 . damh is dual a ruaig do ríomhadh to recount his career , Hackett xxxix 7 . Cf. an fersa gabhait na ruaig `which the mighty recite', BNnÉ 170.17 .

Compds. n ruagchath a battle-onslaught , TSh. 3129 . ¤mer: ad rigda ruaigmhera ba[r] riga `furiously routing', Aen. 2455 .

rúacad

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u,m. vn. of ruacaid. Putting to flight, routing, expel- ling : can a bás nó can a rūacad without killing or putting him to flight , Death-tales 36 § 4 . don tár-fhlaith is eadh as ghnáth | ruagadh ruathar gach ré dtráth to rout and be routed in turn , Content. xviii 119 . a ruagadh as an eaglais to expel , TSh. 5189 . ac rúagadh droch-áeir as, Maund. 249 . gor ghabhsat ruaccadh fó chédóir chuca took to flight , FM v 1672.8 . fear ruagtha fiadhaigh a man to rouse the game , Content. ii 28 .

rúacaid, rúaicid

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v routs, drives away, expels: 3 s. pr. ruácaid hé, BColm. 40.2 . imp. ruaig . . . iat (sc. mo phecctha), Ir. Lit. 8.16 (ruacc v.l.). pret. ram ruagsitar [mo pheccaid], 6.7 . gur ruaicc demuin a dainibh, Maund. 117 . do bhríogh . . . gur ruagais uait comhrádh an Tighearna, do ruaig an Tighearna thusa (= proiecisti . . . proiecit), TSh. 8329 . do ruaigsead reacht Tighearna (= abiecerunt), 1602 . gur ruagadar . . . síol Éibhir siar, Keat. ii 3593 . part. do bheith ruagtha ó onóir na glóire, TSh. 6403 .

rúach

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n (B. na f.) a small pool or puddle ? v s. a ruach . . . inann sin ┐ lodan (lodán, lochán v.ll.), Tromdh. Guaire 149 ( Ir. Med. and Mod. Series ii ). ? fo mo ruach | comruc fri mna[i] mo druad, Ériu v 34.17 (ruacht, MS., t a later addition; the rhyme requires ruach).