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dísceinmnech adj(sceinm) lit. springing away from, hence
apostate. Epithet of Lucifer , SR 946 . na haingil disceinm-
necha gl. apostatae angeli, Lib. Hy. i 68 . Probably modelled
on the Gk. word. a ndlumaib dubaib disscnemnechaib (sic)
5for faennell ┐ udmailli, YBL 168b32 .

discell n discord, quarrel (?): .i. debaid .i. ciall dīs, O'Mulc. 338 .
deiscell .i. debuid .i. ciall dís, H. 3.18, 69a .

dísceóil adj(scél) without a story, newsless, having nothing to tell:
fer labor d. ¤ a garrulous man who has nothing worth saying,
10 Triads 248 . bad tóe d. ¤ a monar silent and without speech,
Ériu iii 96 (.i. nemchaintech, Brussels MS. 5100 p. 24 ). ní d. ¤
dúe Neill (.i. ni cen scel) `not newsless (is) the house of Niall',
ACC 6 ( RC xx 156 ). ni d. ¤ d'uib Neill, 137 . scēla lat, ar
Dallan. —Ni disceoil ōn, ar sē I have some news, YBL 126b31 .
15 That cannot be told: dála Dé d'innisin | as díscéoil díscruta,
ZCP viii 204 .
Note also: airbert d. ¤ .i. airbertnughudh a breithe don
breitheamain .i. breth do breith doib gan a sceoil d'indisin
do, O'C. 1909 ( 23 P 3, 23 ).

20 díscer xsee díscir.

díscernech xsee díscairnech.

Discertach n.pr. o,m.: tri Discertaigh , CF 256 .

discibul xsee deiscipul.

díscigid v(dísc) empties, drains, renders barren or void: dís-
25geóchthar a saothar their labour will be brought to naught,
Aithris ar Chríost (O'Leary) 71 . Part. tá an ríoghacht dís-
gighthe ó mhnáibh óga emptied of young women, ITS i 36 .

díscir adj i. Occas. also díscair. Cf. díscer (subst.), TBC² 680
cited below. (a) bold, fierce, wild; shameless: dasachtach, borb,
30d. ¤ . . . alta fierce, rough, bold, mad, Eg. Gl. 216 , cf. 99 . d. ¤ ,
dóescair, dergnaide (of Lucifer), SR 948 . demon d. ¤ , FA 30 .
a dona deróil . . . d. ¤ (to Satan), PH 3929 . badb discir dian,
Cog. 174 . Of animals: cissí slabra in díscer-sa thall? (of deer),
TBC² 680 = cochit na inili imda imdaiscaire (imdisgire S.),
35 TBC 1317 . tucaitir dá óccdam disciri do chethrai Chonaill a F.,
= ii boues indomiti, Trip.² 2988 . fuaratar bás . . . ón muic
dísgir, Fianaig. 54 . leomhan dísgir, Job x 16 . guth an leomh-
uin d. ¤ , iv 10 . Of persons: cethernd discir, LL 29b42 . cain
cach sái, discir cach dái every wise man is courteous, every
40dunce a bully
, Arch. iii 229 . diardain cach d. ¤ , 228 . gach dona
disgir daosgair, Ms. Mat. 579 . nirbad roescaid ar nar bad
discir forward, petulant, ill-bred, BB 65a29 . nir bat d. ¤ dóich-
lech díummasach, LU 3467 . dronga dísgire deaghshluaigh,
CRR p. 74 . Of actions: is mer, is dian, is discir . . . in tulscan
45trēnret[h]ae tuccsat, CCath. 5411 . nosnochtann . . . ger
b'obair disccir deghmhná though 'twas a bold act for a virtuous
woman
, Leb. Gab. 44 . Adv. tri heigme co ro-discir rodetla,
Rawl. 87a48 .
(b) In connexion with derglomnocht, díscir orig. implies
50 effrontery, but comes in time to be a mere expletive, the
whole expression signifying merely utterly naked . deich mnaa
┐ secht fichit discir derglomnocht, TBC 1358 . fer d. ¤ derg-
lomnocht . . . gan nach n-arm gan nach n-etgud itir, 4243 .
daeine dísgiri derglomnachta, Fianaig. 70 . rolēcsit uadaibh
55[e] discir derglomnocht, RC xiv 38 . foghbhaidh ┐ feannaidh
nó go bhfágbhann dísgir dearg-lomnocht iad, TSh. 3674 .
Likewise with díairm: ticc D. disccir diairm amach ar
ionchaibh meic M. wholly unarmed , FM v 1760 . roherailedh
forra . . . tocht disccir diairm for eineach et ḟoesamh an
60Iustis, Hugh Roe 294 . Cf. further Laws v 134 : fer forindit
caemdu .i. fer indisis a caemdu discir no derruit ar in mnai
privacies (?). gur chruinnledar a éadach ina thimpchioll
maccuaird gurba dísgair a dhaonnachd (= denocht) ┐ a
íochtar óna chrios sís ris uncovered, bare , Eg. 154 p. 143 .
65(c) mean, vile, insignificant (cf. discir .i. dis a cōir .i. beg,
Corm. Y 455 ). fri persaind tróig ṅd. ¤ nderóil mo shamla-su
(in self-depreciation), Aisl. MC 61 . go ttarla ogh doibh i
reicles . . . ┐ lioss mbecc aca aga chlaidhe. —Dísccir hé, ol an
ogh, cladhaidh an liss so as mō díbh that is a mean `liss', . . .
70dig this one which is the larger of the two
(story of foundation
of Lismore), BNnÉ 299 .

dísc(i)re n iā, f. (díscir) impetuosity, vehemence, fierceness: tumul-
tuarie .i. co nhuailbetaid ┐ discirri, Ml. 63b8 . discire fri
senóir, Lism. L. 4537 . a déne, a díscere, Ériu iv 148 . díscre
75fri airchinnech, ZCP iii 449 . do-llēce discire (discre, v.l.) do
fossti, ZCP xi 96 .

díscirecht n ā,f. (díscir) vehemence, eagerness: discireachd
(= instantia), Judith iv 8 , see Hermathena xxxi 341 . dis-
gaireacht n-aiginta | olc dona sagartaib, ZCP viii 209 . ní
80dísgireacht deaghbhan . . . na hadhbhair sin `these arts (sc.
causing storms, distortions, etc.) are not the proper accomplish-
ments of good women
' (activity?), ML 120 .

? Discirthuaig n.pr. m.: tri Discirthuaga , TBC² 3495 .

1 díscor n o,m. (see Ped. ii 615 ). (a) detaching, putting or taking off
85or away: do discor dire ┐ eneclann de to free him from díre-fine
and honour-price
, Laws iii 108 . dioscor to detach, O'Don. Suppl.
(b) laying aside, ceasing, desisting from: o thūs a dtroda co
dísccur na deabtha termination , MR 268 . do díscur debtha
na desi deg-laech sin, 270 . as é an fer thionchus an ghaiscidh
do gaphail dligheas a disgur, ZCP x 287.20 . antan is caeine
5an cluiti (= cluiche), is and dlegar a discur, D iv 2, 41 ra 21 .
ni fuilech dūin an gaisciodh-sa . . . an bfuil ar ndisgur ris? shall
we desist from it
? ZCP x 287.11 . an bfuil ar nd. ¤ dhe so, 289.17 .
(c) doing away with, destruction: cóic bliadna . . . co discor
Emna Macha, LL 131a30 = Trip. 536 (co coscra, v.l.); LL
10 395b18 (disgor).
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