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85 díḟoglaigthe adj(foglaigid) impregnable: tor daingin difogluighti,
ZCP vi 283 . cathair dighfoghlaigti, 64 . is difoglaige in ime
seo ar cethra, O'Don. 2175 ( Rawl. B 487, 65d ) = dithfogail,
Laws iv 112.16 . fri duile difoglaigthi, O'C. 2239 ( Eg. 88,
17 (18)c ).

díḟoichid n i. Also díḟoiche. Legal term used of damage due to
5 accident or natural causes, esp. in phrase d. ¤ Dé visitation of
God , vis maior (cf. foiche): difoiched visitation . . . in tine
saignén difoiched Dé, O'Don. Suppl. d. ¤ .i. cin foichidh n-ac-
crai, O'C. 101 , 1406 ( H. 3.18 69a , 635a). In Laws occurs once
in text: bla iasachta difoicheda exemption as regards a loan
10destroyed [by accident
] (glossed .i. slan don tí beirius in t-ia-
sacht da tic a difoiched exemption to him who receives the loan,
if some sudden visitation overtake him
), Laws iii 276 . Esp. in phr.
d. ¤ Dé (by the) visitation of God: galar bunaidh no difoiche De,
ii 2.14 Comm. da mbera galur a crodh féin uile no difoiche
15De (of a cow), iii 368.12 Comm. cid galur cundtaburtach . . .
cidh difoichidh Dé, ii 162 Comm. difoichid De da tarachtain,
iii 276. 10 . issedh is galar bunaid doib a ngalar bunaid
aicinta fein ┐ issedh is difoichid De a ndifoiched aicinta
bodein, O'C. 529 ( H. 3.18 264a ). difoiche anfisa `sudden
20disease without knowledge
', Laws v 280.4 Comm. masa di-
foiche De rucustar hé, ZCP xvi 215 .

díḟoilge, -id n legal term of doubtful meaning. Binchy, Ériu
xii 100 - 1 explains as either dí + foilge (fulach) ` conclusion of
sick-maintenance' or abstract of díḟolaig (q.v.) `unmaintain-
25able '. athgabail huithir do dingbail iar ndifoilgid, Laws i
226.34 . langille re aisec in fir uithir i slanti iar n[d]ifoilge, iii
322.16 .

? díḟoillsigid ind(follus): sarafinem . . . is inand on ┐ ardentes .i.
difolsigtech (-f- added below line), uair diḟoillsigit (dia foill-
30sigit, H. 2.15 p. 70 ) o grad ┐ o serc in choimdeg tria bithu sir,
YBL 169b33 = ardentes diolesadaig, iarsinni diolsigit o
sheirc in choimded, PH 6234 .

díḟoillsigthech adj(foillsigidir) that cannot be shown, indescribable,
unspeakable: is dó dorat seirc ndifhollsigthig, PH 1929 .
35 difolsigtech gl. ardentes, YBL 169b33 may be a mistake, see
preceding article.

díḟóirithnech adj(fóírithnech) unhelpful, useless: diur cach co
rath muc .i. is difoirithnech cach rath doberar etc., O'Don.
513 ( H. 3.17 416 ).

40 díḟoisse adj(foss) unstable: Deissi .i. difoissi, ar ní bhói airissem
forro, Cóir Anm. 169 . Prob. coined for the occasion.

? díḟolad: adj it comdire do cach reacht rodbi difolud a n-ēt `to
every person who is
unqualified to have them (?)', Laws v 406 ;
cf. 410 . Passages refer respectively to nuts and buffalo horns,
45 i.e. foreign curios, and to valuable cups; glossed .i. aca
fetaithear ētechtain na folad sin who is able to get illegal
possession of those valuables
, p. 412 (.i. d[ḟ]olaid cruid etechtain
a m[b]eith aige, p. 408 ). Perh. to be read as di ḟolad. ? Cf.
co nach tairce difolta duit (passage dealing with harbouring
50of an unknown person), O'C. 1889 ( 23 P 3, 22 b ).

díḟolaig adj(fulach) unmaintainable, excluded from sick maintenance:
is d. ¤ rí bu[i]den, Críth Gabl. 468 (see p. 92). d. ¤ ríi rurech, 480 .
Cf. díḟoilge.

? díḟolta xsee under díḟolad.

55 diḟót adj on the spot, immediate: difót .i. d'inat nó di maighin .i.
fochétói[r], ut est ar is d. ¤ dliged cach neimhid, O'Dav. 754 .
A petrified phrase di ḟót (sod = spot)?

? díḟothach n ā,f. attack, distress, suffering (?): ba nue nochēssad
cach trom dioḟothaig (diothaig, diothach, diofothuch, v.l.)
60(.i. cach fothaich nochēssad ba amal nua lesseom sain), ACC
86 ( RC xx 268 ) = cech trom diothaig (.i. cech athach throm),
Lib. Hymn. i 176 .

díḟrecartha adj= díḟrecra: slóig mōra diairmi dirfreccartha [sic],
D iv 2, 77vb33 .

65 díḟrecra adj(neg. dí- and frecrae) more often written dírecra that
which cannot be answered, has nothing corresponding to it (see
O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 206 ). Hence in wide sense, incomparable,
unparalleled, irresistible (?), immense, associated with adjs.
denoting size or quantity; used of persons, things, actions,
70qualities both in complimentary sense and the reverse: rí
direagra dímhór, BR 242 = difregraidi mor, BB 280b11 . fer
dífreagra dímhór, Buile S. 56.6 . aithech dub . . . dírecra
dímór, Fianaig. 58 . ben Domnaill direcra duansech, LL
140a36 . la claind direcraid (sic) Daan, BB 244b40 . damraid
75dian díulaing direcra, Cog. 188 , cf. 178 . co faccae ní, in
n-echrad ndirecra ndermór, TBC 5100 . slog dermāir díreccra
demnu, FA § 30 LB. cathir direcra dīmōr (of Babylon), ZCP
iii 18 . cumtach direccra [difreaccra, v.l.] dimór, CCath. 3433 .
het[h]ar dírecra dimór (of Noah's Ark), SR 2444 . robhúail
80Moysi in muir ndifreccra ndīmōir, RC xxxvii 247 § 43 . cach
mulchnoc dímor dírím direcra, TBC 2600 . a hinnaib colg
ndēd ndireagra, BB 432a25 . stacci direccra dermáru, Aisl.
MC 63 . a ndorigni Dia . . . do fertaib . . . at direcrai díárme,
SR 5716 . rucsat in tṡluaig tafond direcra forro, TBC 1451 .
85 scel d. ¤ , Otia ii 81 . dorcatu direccra, BB 240a41 . gorta dírecra,
SG 406 . co ndathaib díregra (: fíregna), ZCP viii 203 . bolad
direccra, PH 1589 . diucaire rodíreccra, 4338 . comlānius
dermár direccra cech maithiusa, 4359 . diummus dírecra, LL
227b8 . drochciall d. ¤ , 38 . rob iomdha tighearna . . . roba
díḟregra brigh ┐ borrfadh, Hugh Roe 194 . Adv. déra dogniaad-
5san go dímór díregra , ZCP viii 216 .