ulbu

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n (gl. mataxa), Ir. Gl. 93 . "mataxa (μάταξα) in Martial means `raw silk'; it also meant `a cord or line,'" Stokes, note ib. p. 47 .

ulcachán

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Forms: ulcachain

n o, m. an owl: g s. craidhi ulcachain , Ros. Angl. 234.9 . Cf. ulchobchán.

ulcha

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Forms: ulcha, ulchain

n f. beard (see the verses entitled `geisi ulcai' RIA Ir. MSS. Ser. i 190 , YBL 196b32 , but in Laws iii 354.8 , where it is rendered ` whiskers ' it seems to have a different meaning from fésóc): ulchai .i. cai (.i. tech) na hoili hí .i. tech, Corm. Y 1284 . ulcha .i. fésóg, O'Cl.; P. O'C. Cormac Ulḟada .i. ulchai ḟadai lais, Cóir Anm. 113 =ulcha ḟada .i. féasóg ḟada do bhí air, Keat. ii 4631 . greann .i. ulcha, Lec. Gl. 519 . n s. ulcha, IGT, Decl. § 8 . asbertatár ... fri Coin Culaind dognithe a cutbiud isin dúnud úair nad baí ulcha laiss, LU 6127 ( TBC² 1640 ). ulcha degablach issí buide úrchass bha smech, TBC 5175 (=u.¤ degablanach ... occa, TBC² 3149 . ulcha éicsi imchass imma smech, TBC 5186 . Cf. 5207 . ulcha úrchas imlebur is í lethan lanmór co mbenad rí imlind ár n-ichtur, LL 237b11 ( TTr. 1528 ). ulcha degablach dondchiar fair, LL 266ay ( MU 30 ). ulcha dobrach , Corm. Y 496 . ulcha immlebur fair, PH 1490 . Cf. 1967 ; 7026 . ulcha fhota lais, 2103 . Cf. 3093 . co roibi a ulchu ┐ a folt ar lasad, Aen. 3006 . ulcha fors in mbannscáil, ┐ in ferscál cen ulchain, FDG 144 ( MR 20.10 ). ceithirn dian toich ulchai `who are entitled to a beard,' RIA Ir. MSS. Ser. i 190.5 ( YBL 196b34 ). a s. tall tra Patraicc a ulchai do Fiac, Hy. ii pref. ( Thes. ii 308 ). fil a ulcha léith im laimh, FM i 260.10 . taisbenais in ulcha sin doib uile, TBC 2278 . cor chroith a ulcha ar in slog, | in garb-ḟer, Met. Dinds. iii 464.63 (rochroith a ulcha ┐ robean a deda, Dinds. 80 ). ni hétar forsin trénfer comrac frim cen ulchi, LU 5759 . find uile in fer sain eter ḟolt ┐ rosc ┐ ulcha, TBC 5348 . ni miedh ... liom moethmaccoemh og gan ulchain gan ḟésoig d'ionnsaige, 2264 . folt cen ulchai ar in ḟir-naem (i.e. St. John the Beloved), Ériu iii 194 § 6 . folt cass cen ulchai etir, 196 § 10 . ro thocuib Senchán a ulchain a n-airdi, Tromd. Guaire 994 . dorad Coroneus ... bem do' thinni for lasadh for a ulchain do Ebus, Aen. 3005 . g s. con eigius duib geisi ulchai | in cach inbaid, YBL 196b32 ( RIA Ir. MSS Ser. i 190 ). na fir midba cethra bliadhna déc, fichtighi, trichtaighe, no cuaird uilche aos na fer midba, O'D. 1952 ( Add. 4783 f. 7d , cf. ulchach and ulchaige). amail thaidbsin ulchan druidhechta, TBC p. 309 n. 5 . finnfadh a chinn ┐ a ulchan, Fl. Earls 230.27 . d s. don ulchain (gl. barbae) `to the beard,' Lor. Gild. 111 . `greann' ainm d'ulchain, Met. Gl. Ff. 40 . tuingim ... gur fhoibres do gabail ar [h']ulcain ┐ fhiacla do crothadh a t'ucht,' ZCP vi 93.32 . fa hulchain an imbertaigh | go hurdail an echmarcaigh, IGT, Decl. ex. 295 . is fer gan fhios im ulchainse, SG 249x . insan ulchai , YBL 196b47 ( RIA Ir. MSS Ser. i 192 ). n p. co ro asat a n-ulchada, Rawl. 79a20 . ulchadha liatha leó, Cóir Anm. 245 . g p. adbal ead a n-ulcan-sum `great is the length of their beards,' MR 184z .

Ulcha smérthain (v.l. smertha) a false beard fastened on to the face: ba hassu dó ulcha smérthain do dénam leiss, LU 6128 . ulcha smeartha .i. feasog bhreige do ghabhail fair, TBC p. 309 note 4 . do cuir ieramh Cúculainn ulcha smertha fair, TBC 2277 (bogni Cc. ulcha smearthain fair, v.l.). commail uilchi smerthain dam-sa latt, LU 5757 .

In phr.: for ul treith .i. ulchi fri ulchi frisin rig, Rawl. 109b24 ( RC xxvi 29 n. 1 ).

Metaph.: oglaech bís a n-ulcha náim `a layman that is ever `in a saint's beard' (i.e. `that defies, obstructs, annoys him'), O'Gr. Cat. 329.27 . tar ulcha Fleisge finne | tar colbha na Cochruinne `over the brink (?),' Duan. F. i 28z (=co hinber Flesci finni, LL 206b39 , RC vii 294 ).

Cf. bren-ulcha: buide bren-ulcha buíc, BB 296a5 . cass- ulcha: cas-ulcha ... fair, BB 14b6 . is amlaid rogenair co trilis fot da lám fair ┐ co cass-ulcha, LL 319b7 . leth-ulcha: rober[r]tha a leth-u[l]chi, SR 6720 (dimidiam partem barbae 2 Reg. x 4 ).

In n. pr.: Ulchu Derg Hua Caillaidhe, ..., CS 106.13 = Ulcha derg O Caellaighe, Tig. ( RC xvii 206 ).

ulchabc(h)án

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x see ulchobchán.

ulc(h)ach

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Forms: ulchaig

adj o-ā (ulcha) bearded: asbertside dano dá fessed acht combad fer ulcach nod ngonad no mairfedsom he ind, LU 6111 . ín Gall Ulcach, RC xvii 234.27 (Tig., but cf. AU 729 ). aesta ulchach liath, D iv 2, 57vb 40 . is ulcach Cú Chulaind is cubaid do niaid comrac fris, LU 6133 . is ulchach in fer ud adchiusa thall, bar Medb, TBC 311 n. 1 . n p. oig ulchaig , TBC p. 180.25 . In the phr.: o cheteoraibh bliadhnaibh deg co fichtigh co cuairt ulcaidh (?=gh) `till the encircling of beard,' Laws iv 302.14 . Cf. ex. given under ulchaige. With prefix: com-ulchach, Todd Lect. vi 39 . mór-ulcach: fo frith fer mor-ulcach ind, Todd Nenn. 206.7 . Cf. aulcach, O'C. 860 cited above under 2 ulach.

ulchaige

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adj , f. (ulchach) the condition of having a beard or whiskers: fictigi ocus trictaigi no cuairt ulcaigi `the age of 20 or 30, or [that of] the circle of beardedness' (Pl.), Laws v 86.7 . Cf. O'D. 1952 , cited s.v. ulcha.

ulchobc(h)án, ulchubc(h)án

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Forms: ulchabhcán, ulchobh- chán, tulchabhcan, hulchabhcáin

n o, m. (Stokes KZ 41, 390 ) an owl: ulchabhcán `an owl, an owlet,' P. O'C. ulchobh- chán, IGT, Decl. § 35 . n s. Furnamhál ni feramhail | ulchobh- chán a indamhail, ib. ex. 927 . an tulchabhcan , Lev. xi 16 , 17 (hence tulchabhcan, coileach oidhche, Kirk = Eg. Gl. 580 ). g s. isé in t-én find .i. táinicc cuccat fós ... i cos- mailius ulcobhcáin .i. diabal uair cidh solus taitnemach in t-ulcobcan don leith amuidh is duba a gnima ┐ a oibrigti, D iv 2, 78va2 , ZCP iv 389.1 . d s. tor beag a mbárr in tulchán | nead and ag an ulchubhchán, IGT, Decl. ex. 928 . n p. na hulchabhcáin , Isa. xliii 20 .

See ulcachán.

uleta

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adj io-iā Julian: a dée na Troghianda in ciniudha Ule[c]ta (v.l. Iuleata, Uilecta), CCath. 422 .

ulfairt

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n act of grunting: ionnas na muice ... | ulfairt i gcoinne gach siolla dá sínid cách, Ó Bruad. i 124 § iii . fear gúta is gnáth ag ulfairt (v.l. ulphuirt), ii 212 § xvi . a sciath cosnaimh roimh olfhairt na bhfaolchon `their shield of defence against the growl of the wolves,' E. O'Rahilly xxxv 10 .

ulgab, ulgam

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n `a felling blow (?)' (Plummer, MS Notes). Cf. forgab, forgam, forgom a thrust, a blow: benais béim n-ulgaib leóman don charput uachtarach fora forcli, LU 6460 . benais béim n-ulgaib (v.l. n-ulgaim) leomain, TBC 2609 . `a blow that would fell a lion (?)' (Pl.). Cf.: nicon tetarraid béim na forgab fair, LU 5976 . benais béim don ulgamh (v.l. ulgan) leomhain don charput uachtarach forsin faircle, Comp. Con C. 103.7.

ulgaib

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x see culgaib.