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greimm n n,n.; laterm., IGT Decl. § 41.
85 I grasp,authority,sway,power: intí cretfes ní ágathar
á ngreim, Wb. 1a3 .air danimmart greim á aite`for the
authority of his tutors restrained him
,' Ml. 14b14 .in gremmae
.i. regni(gl.sceptri), ib. 110d3 .hon gremmaim srithiu
(gl.exserto vigore), ib. 31c18 .rop fortrén mo greim cach
crīch ar bam cend, PRIA 3 Ser. iii 550 § 35 .o rogabais flaithius
ata ag imgabail do ghrema, Anecd. ii 9.24 .du tabairt
greamma forsna Gaillu`to exercise power over,' AU i 356.11
5(an.848).is ann robói a shosad ┐ a greim rígda i Tem-
raig, Lat. Lives 2.3 .rogénair rogabus gre[i]m I held sway,
Ériu iv 158.16 .rotbia lim greim Dé fodéin, | rotbia m'ordan,
SR 3361 .cen garbgreim fria chomaithcib, ib. 6286 .facbaid
dá mac, maith a ṅgraim, ib. 3687 .mó a gréim ┐ a gerait ┐ a
10chumachta oldás cach rig, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 30(subMuma).
nír' léic greim Conairi doib a cor in Here`C.'s power let
them not perform it
...,' BDD § 168 append. ( RC xxii 403.5 ).
nistimsaich greim riaglad do beith gen ní`the rigor of the
rule does not bind them
...,' Mon. Tall. 145.5 .airdeclais asa
15rucad greim riagla ┐ ecna ┐ forcetuil do uilib ecalsaibh na
hEirenn, Lism. L. 3958 .bid do c[h]ellaib elib greim a
manach`sway over their monks...,' BColm. 62.20 .greim catha
avigorous attack: berid grem catha chuci ... tarsin náth,
TBC² 61 n. 7 .ba bág ám dait-siu, ga dobertha do greimm
20catha gan díchill lind i(n)diu, TBC 5943 .tindscan greim
do chatha, Fél. Nov. 15.
II seizure,hold,grasp(in literal sense): becc a greim hi
talmain, Cáin. Ad. § 13 . Of the steps of the celestial ladder:
a dō dīb, goiridi a greim, Arch. iii 237 § 22 .dúr a graimm
25 stern his grip, Met. Dinds. iii 90.31 .gér líonmhur láoich
Leithe Cuinn, | ní bhfuil ní ar nar ghabh gréim`there is
nothing he did not win
,' KMMisc. 362.14 .intan ghabhaid a
chosa ┐ a lámha greidhm (sic leg.) ar an droichet, RC xxix
120.20 .ni roachtas greim fair corrócht a theg he was not
30captured
..., Ériu iii 136.14 .cach aen díb téged dia greim
nó dia marbad to apprehend him or to kill him, BColm. 96.1 .
Of a boar:gabuis greim dá ghairbfinnfad, Fianaig. 66.16 .
a ellteóg ... fuarus-[s]a do ghreim`I was able to catch thee,'
Buile Ṡ. 68.18 .ní ro ghabhsat greim nó gabháil dua
35Ruairc`they were not able to seize or arrest O'R.,' FM v 1872.2 .
Of the Norsemen:níor ghabhadar greim d'Éirinn acht ge
do rinneadar buaidhreamh orra, Keat. iii 2448 .féach mar
do ghabhadar na Gothi greim don Eadáile, TSh. 9764 .tig
Conall ... ar a lorg gur chuir fá ghreim ag Áth Ceit é Keat. ii
403193 .cles na bfagbhaitt Gaeidhil greim, | comrac aeinfir
ind Erinn, Leb. Gab. i 40.7 .go gcuireann an bás fá ghreim
fá dhéoigh é, TSh. 2407 .ionnus nach géabhad gaoth na
glóire diomhaoine greim d'arthrach na hanma, ib. 878 .
III bond,obligation,duty,service: inna gremman(gl.
45 pacta), Ml. 128d4 .co tarta rātha ┐ gremand fris securities
and bonds
, Cáin Ad. § 22 .flaith na oigi .i. na comallann ...
a gremaim do neoch tairngireas se, Laws v 358.14 Comm.
Of a wife:mad comlanaigid a greim co dlightheach isin
lanamnus, ib. ii 382.23 Comm. Of children:ma dia comoiget
50moamugad no greim na gaire, ib. v 482.7 Comm. greim
ceilsine tenancy service, ib. ii 320.16 Comm. no go rainic
lár an glenda, | mara nderna grema a uird, BNnÉ 139.28 .
IV Profit,use,advantage: is maith gréimm ar n-deich
n-uingi fichet d'ór dóib, Mer. Uil. 203 .is olc gréimm m'fhog-
55lamma dam, ib. 242 .`rochreit' arsé `mo bráthair daitsiu'
ní géba greimm na torba ... dóu, Trip.² 1159 .caidhe do
greim damh abhus, | do chairdis, do chomfhogus, ZCP vii
302.4 .nír gním gremma(cheville), RC xxiii 314.1 .ni frith
greim arna secht laegaibh sin(do cuadar na ba ar neimníd
60 v.l.), BNnÉ 115.6 .greim comhfhocuil gach ní dhíobh, ┐ ní
hionann íad 's an comhfhocal they have the force of a com-
pound
(?), IGT Introd. 25.26 (§ 101) .bid grema an gnāthu-
gud`the practice will be profitable,' ZCP viii 215.14 .as he sein
in sasadh slemun | asa mbeir Demun duibghréim`gets a
65dark profit
,' RC xii 340 § 31 .gaibid greim (do, de) profits,
avails, takes effect, has the force of:
`ised tancamar da ḟis
dús in ros gab greim (sic leg.) inní ro herbad duit,' IT i 40.26 .
ni gabhoid airm naid iolfhaobhair greim de, ZCP x 280.32 .
sochaide ... dia ro-gab gréim in dearcc do dénum`many to
70whom it was profitable to give charity
,' PH 5881 .cid no-gebed
greim n-imdibe tall do na mnaib?`what would take the
place of circumcision
...,' ib. 5716 .gach fodail do gnither a
n-uaim Martain co n-geb greim i Toirinis Martain`it takes
effect in T.M.
,' Todd Nenn. 212.13 .gebidh a cæin nduthracht
75greim n-ailitre dhoibh icon Coimdhi, Lism. L. 718 .huath
... is ed fhuilleas b co ngeib greim p `h' increases `b' so that
it is equivalent to `p'
), Auraic. 432 .ri hadart tend tricc |
nī gabat greím grip guip gai(of a shield) `on its ... face the
quick beaks of spears do not take a hold
,' PRIA 3 Ser. iii 540
80§ 5 . Of a chief who receives stolen food:ma ro caith gebid
greim aithgina do`it has the force of restitution for him,' Laws
ii 234.17 Comm. dul for n-greim n-aithgina incurring the
liability of restoration,
ib. 2.24 Comm. geibaid greim fira in
cumal the cumhal is equivalent to a proof, ib. v 454.x Comm.
85 nocha gaband greim ime dib none of these fences has a claim
(i.e. for damages), ib. iv 74.6 Comm. ro gabh gre[i]m tra
in gresacht sin ... dobert Curio for Césair`it took effect...,'
CCath. 567 .ro gabh greim tra an greasacht sin do bert
Domhnall for a mhuintir, FM v 1670.14 .ní ghabhadh
leigheas ar bith greim don othar, Keat. ii 1733 .mar do
chonnairc Conchubhar nar ghabh cluiche ná caoineas greim
dhi`had any effect on her,' ib. 3036 .gan codladh do ghabháil
5ghreama dhe, TSh. 10733 . ?mac righ Breatan tainic co
hairm i mbui in ben, coro innail si dho ┐ roghabh greim
eisdi`he received entertainment from her (?),' Lism. L. 53.
V abite; abit, amorsel: doboin ... feoil ┐ croicind na
malac cle do greim, ZCP vi 286.7 .do bud grimm dásachtach
10dhamh | tarmmuirt ā ṡúil mo thachtadh, Anecd. i 36 § 92 .
gach greimh da ngerrfadaois 'ga chur docum a mbél, BNnÉ
89 § 188 .imda badb sa greim na gulbain, IGT Decl. ex.
255 .benaid semanna ... gremanna a táobh each fá for,
ex. 1142 .haec buccella srubán mara no greim, Ir. Gl. 144 .
15 cōica rí[g] nocha gréim bec, | ised dotríacht, a reilec`no
small portion
,' Ériu ii 168.75 .doghabh ... ag ithe an bhídh
... go hairceasach, go dtarla greim 'n-a bhrághaid lér tach-
tadh é, Keat. iii 605 .... an greim urchóideach ... úd
d'ubhall na haithne, TSh. 2434 .ar slogad an ghreama dhó,
20 ib. 2435 .giodh bé arbioth duine thuitfeas ar an gcloich úd
do dentar greamanna dhe, Luke xx 18 .greim ná blogam ní
shloigin trí tráithe, ZCP v 212.294 .greamana dh'ubhala,
ib. 213.340 .
VI astitch, asudden pain: greamanna na nglún ocus na
25mudornn, O'Gr. Cat. 269.3 .greamanna daor-bháis, ITS iii
186.102 .

1 greis(s) n f.(?) protection: foceird mo greis (.i. cumairce)
forsín creisigh`cast my protection on the pious [Brigit],' ZCP
v 490 § 16 .diandum roib forsa rol mo greis if I have anyone
30under whose protection I may put myself
, TBF 314 .trom-
tortha na tuath forollat (.i. atat) for do greiss, Ériu viii
173.19 .réidig romainn ... | for do deis, a rí báid bind, | iar
ngreis do cach láech lúadimm, Met. Dinds. iii 406.36 .
adamair ba Cuculaind carustar ┐ for a greiss bui`she con-
35fessed it was Cuchulainn she loved and that she was under his
protection
,' Ériu xi 95.5 .doratt ... a ech for greis Colmāin,
BColm. 86.20 .masa di[i]bh dlighis greiss (: éisslis), Anecd.
ii 66.2 .nir ghreis anníu do Chathal | cia contola fria rigaib
C. had to-day no protection, though he slept with kings, RC
40 xvii 189.1 .g. ¤ .i. comairce, O'Cl. Cf. gressa .i. comairce,
O'Dav. 1062.

2 greis(s) n(Lat.gressus)astep, astride: g. ¤ .i. coisceim nó ceim,
ut estimaire i forge hi pais. in greis .i. deisceim dá traigh
co leth esidhe, O'Dav. 1048 .gréssa gressu.i. o chomainsem
45nó tuinsem. grēssquoque a gressu.i. ō chēmim, O'Mulc.
646.

gréis n f. grease: ata co leor do greis camaill againne, RC xix
254 § 164 (Fier.).brat eisréide fan ngréis ngoirt, TD 37.5 .
do bhí an ghréis ann, 'sní hí amháin, ib. 8 .

50 greit n f. I achampion, ahero: is greit (gret,v.l.) ar gail, TBC²
3289 .greit ríg, LU 8606 ( FB 46 ).greit núa, Fél. Jan. 5 .
ba greit gáid cen díl im dul, Met. Dinds. ii 64.15 .ger an
greid (: creitt), Leb. Gab. i 168.7 .greidh .i. gerait, Arch. iii
275.424 .greit .i. gaisgeadhach, O'Cl. pl. grete gaiscid,
55 Ériu viii 68.27 (v.l.).grede gadamla gaisgid in domain,ib.
16.26 .
II valour,prowess,ardour: mō a greim ┐ a greit ┐ a
c[h]umachta oldās cach rí Corm. Y 884 .uair roucsaidse ...
do slúagaib na tíri sin ule ar grain ocus greit ocus gaisced,
60 LU 9206 ( FB 93 ).do-bádi a greit ┐ a athgabáil, ZCP xi
85 § 38 .línfaid do greit ordan oll | Ard Machae do chéll,
Trip.² 2985 .greit mer ort imrim each, RC v 202 § 20 .greit
a gratia , O'Mulc. 647.

gréith n(mod.)ajewel, anornament, apreciousthing: g pl.
65 immforcraidh indmusa ┐ cloc[h] uasal ┐ greididh (greigidh
MS)aile, Maund. 34 .iomad do ghréithibh geanamhla leis
mar aon ré laoidh chumainn, Keat. ii 2560 .searc an tí tar
ghean a ghréithe ... more than love of his riches, Ó Bruad.
i 92.14 .gach gustal trom dá raibhe aca do mhalairt ar
70ghréithibh geanamhla, TSh. 6955 .pl.alsogréithre:tug
Venus dó gréithre móra: breághthacht ┐ áilneacht ┐ óige,
ITS iii 128.147 .a gréithre 's a séada, ib. 46.6 .fuair ón
dúiliomh túis a rátha | is gréithre don scéimh sin do fhreagair
opulence that corresponded to that beauty, Ó Bruad. ii 252.14 .
75 mín-g. ¤ social accomplishments,acquisitions(?): gan cheist
choigilte ar obair ná ar mhínghréithribh, Hackett xlv 15.

greithíne n(dimin. ofgrech,greth anut-shell?):fri tascur
n-imhais īar mBōind no greithine .i. bolcc i mbafuilnge grīan
forna luibip, Anecd. v 25 n. 7 .

80 grell ind a grillo .i. animal retroambulansis aire itberar drochech,
O'Mulc. 643.

? grella ind(description of hell):fria ṅgrella cen choibli ṅgle |
sroigli tenna teinntide, SR 923.

1 grellach n ā,f. swamp,bog,loamy land,mire: greallach f.,
85 IGT Decl. § 37 .i ngrellaich Conculaind into the bog where
C. was
, TBC² 2183 .Fuiliarnn a ainm ina grellcha,ib.
marbais Bobulge ina grellaig, TBC 2013 .bommann ega hi
ngrellig, 3544 .gníset gleic gairb ós grellaig, Met. Dinds. iii
372.69 .a pl. dar grellacha, LU 4688 .g pl. ailchi na ngrellach
... imon n-ath, RC xvi 72 ( Dinds. 120 ).glanadh a ngreallach
(of roads), Laws iv 144.24 Comm. inn. l. corrici Grellig
n-Doluid, TBC p. 416 n. 3 .oc Grellaigh eillti, AU i 428.17
5(an.913).for Grellaich Sruthra, RC xvi 156 ( Dinds. 144 ).