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1 dechrad u,m. vn.of1 dechraid.
I The state of being possessed by ungovernablerage, a
being beside one's self, araging .conattech Cúchulainn blegon
50furri iarna dechrad díttaid TBC 2415 (v.l. dhéchradh, Cóir
Anm. § 149 ).for d. ¤ raging, raving:┐ a tenga ar foluamain
re mét in imgabáil...a Birgad atá do thenga ar dechrad ná
habair acht fír, Fian. 82. 28 .
II Wild, ungovernableanger, warlikerage, vehement
55 fury . Often in a good sense = bravery . Only of persons.
deachradh .i. déine fearg nó díbheirge, O'Cl. Frequently
joined to such words asborrfad,búrach,dásacht,déine,
ferc,lonnas,luinne,lúthbás,tairpthige, and the like.—ní
fúaircifesaandfer rosásad...a déni ┐ a thairpthigi ┐ a dechrad
60 TBC 359 YBL. LU 58 b 43 . LL 62 a 8 .scíth lim comrac
dúib...do ṡotla su...┐ luinne ┐ anṡirce drús ┐ tairpthige ┐
dechrad do chéili .i. Conc. TBC 1149 YBL. LU 68 b 1 .
táncatar fænnella fualaing fáiside(i.e. fo Ṡuibne)ri deachrad
┐ ri deallrad ┐ ri dúaibsighi na nDanar LL 409 a 3 (v.l.
65 dercadYBL, MR 230. 12 . Stowe MSS as LL).roeirid-
hedar...co feirg ┐ lonnus co mbrígh ┐ borrfadh la deachradh
na feirgi fonnmoire, Anecd. ii 78 § 6 . Similarly Lec. 367 b 4 .
in dechrad romór ┐ in luthbás ┐ in búrach roḟersat na
Mirmidónda, TTr.² 1471 .ní foelangatar...an luthfás romór
5┐ an dechradh roḟersat na banḟénidi forru, ib. 1697 .—Here
possibly SR 6375 :atraracht Dauid iarsin. ┐ rochoisc a
muintir. ba dechrad fo détgail dúir. do letrad étaig Sauil
(orvn.of2 dechraid II; one would expectdecrad:letrad).
IIITransf. of a play or an occupation: theextravagant
10or wildexcitement with which it is exercised:robái Caur oc
airbert gaiscid...frisseom ┐ nícon tetarrad béim fair (sc.
Cúchulainn) la dechrad inna cleas TBC 1509 YBL. LU
73 a 12 .—Cf. dechraidecht.
IV Arushingforth in a state of wild fury:mórbrúth ┐
15ferg ┐ borrfod ina láth ṅgaile oc dechrad dochum in chatha
YBL 46 a 20 . TBC p. 720 n. 1 .
VWrong or unsupported definitions. (a)d. ¤ `difficulty,'
Contr. (b)d. ¤ `a shining or glistering; to shine or glister,'
P. O'C. —wrongly concluded from such passages as:ri
20deachrad ┐ ri deallrad ┐ ri dúaibsighi na nDanar LL 409 a 3 .
—O'R. and Macd. givedeachair`brightening, polishing,
brightness,
' probably due to a mistranslation of the passage
quoted by O'Cl.s.v.—Obs.

2 †dechrad u,m. vn.of2 dechraid;v. 1 dechrad II.

25 3 dechrad u,m. Afollowing ,vn.of3 dechraid:mac in
goband cosin ṅgúal: assé a dúal dechrad(sicall MSS)dia
ṡlicht let the son of the smith take to coal. It is his duty to
persevere in the profession of his family
LL 148 a 4 .—Not
sufficiently supported.

30 4 dechrad n o. Hardship (Contr.):rochés Adamnán mór
dechroid dar bar cend a mná, Cáin Ad. § 5 . —Insufficiently
supported.

1 dechraid v ā.Becomes furious with anger or excite-
ment. Only of persons(of animals:dáistir). A ACT. (a)
35abs. with a pers. subj.:atracht in luan láith ass étun...co
rodechrastar oc imbert na sciath LU 80 a 14 . TBC 1958
LU. TBC p. 375 n. 6 . (b) abs.,subj.conn,cialland the like:
na cneslénti bítis fo thétaib fria chnes arnacha ndechrad a
chond céille tráth doficfad a lúth láthair TBC 1709 = LU
40 78 a 35 (ndecrad a chon nach a chiall). B PASS.withimm:
rodechradh ann im Throil ┐ noberedh báre cosna Grécu,
TTr.² 1423 .is bec ná rodechrad imbi ac neurtad in chath-
aigthi LL 401 b 6 . TTr.² 394 .rodechradh impu hic slaighi
na sluag LL 405 b 50 . TTr.² 1148 .dollotar don chath. is
45bec ná rodásedh ┐ ná rodechrad impu LL 408 a 20 . TTr.²
1344 . —For the constructioncf. dáistir.—Obs.

2 dechraid v ā-derivative ofdechor. I Marksout,dis-
tinguishes :caide deocair etarru .nī. nosdeochratar a trí
urluimi indsce BB 319 b 5 . IITransf. decides,settles :aire
50a mét dechraim se de: bid drúi bid fáid bid file LL 210 b 5 .
(ar us mo dheachramur de, Misc. Celt. Soc. 74. 29 , corrupt).
dál do dechrad to settle a dispute or controversy:ba
menic nodechrad dáil im chethraib naidblib Nabáil SR 6287 .
Cf.alsodechraither , O'Dav. 1158 . —Obs.

55 3 dechraid vderivative ofdechair .i. lenmain(O'Cl.).
Likelenaidit is constructed withdi. I Follows,accom-
panies,adheresorclingsto:dalta romdechair cose ní beo i
mbeathaid día éise may I not be alive after the fosterling
who has accompanied me up to this day
BB 410 a 17 .
60Transf.mona dhechradh dráidheacht dhe robadh aithreach
dhó in éirghe if druidry had not warded him Duan. Finn
41. 50 . II Adheresto, sets one's heart on. Rhyming with
methlas:mairc decras don domun dían: is mairg methlas
a mórpían CZ vii 498. 12 ( Laud 610,58 b 2 ).—VN. dechair,
65 3 dechrad,q.v.—Obs.