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gaiscedach n(gaisced) I o,m. onebearing arms, awarrior(esp.
one of prowess or skill), achampion: is é gaiscedach as dech,
LU 8198 ( FB 14 ).gip e tised in faidche, dia m-ba gascedach,
80 TBC 1231 .dús ... amm-adbar (sic) gascedaig atam-chomnaic,
1186 .In Cathal sin ri amsach ┐ gaiscedach Erend ina remis,
Cog. 74 .badhb ┐ ban-ghaisgedach, ML² 413 .amal leoman
... risna gabaid gaisgedaig, TTebe 4018 . 2716 .trichuit
gaisgedach, Laws iv 348.14 .Mál .i. milidh, no gaisgea-
85dach, Eg. Gl. 469 .ionann ... nia is gaisceadhach nó tréinfear,
Keat. ii 6273 .gaisgidheach ... darbh ainm Goliah, 1 Sam. xvii 4. adj
II o,ā valiant,martial,skilledinarms: Iriel gascedach.
CRR § 27 .gaillmilid garga ... gaiscedhcha, CCath. 5369 .
5450 .Giian glondmer gaiscedach, TTebe 2883 .Compar.:
neach bad gaisgedaigi oldas, RC xx 430.7 (ACC). Forsuperl.:
in laech is gaisgedachu taraill talmuin , BB 488a13 .

gaiscemail adj(gaisced)i, warlike,valiant: Irial ... gaisgeamhuil,
5 Todd iv 72 § 22 (CRR, mod. text).morbhair cródha curannta
... gasgemail Gordón, Rel. Celt. ii 190.24 .Íoth ... do bhí na
dhuine ghaisceamhail, Keat. ii 765. 2 Chron. xvii 13 .an
leómhan gaisgeamhail .i. an Críostaidhe, TSh. 2611.

gaiscemlacht n(gaiscemail)ā,f. prowess,valour: i ngais-
10geamhlacht, Keat. i 78.2 .

gaíse n(gáeth?)iā,f. wisdom(?): na saraig cen gáisi ṅglór
Máisi, Ioséph, Iacób, SR 6027.

gaise n anonrush, acurrent, astream: roling ina gaisibh
roretha a coindi na lunga, D iv 2,74rb28 (= f. 64 ).

15 gaísid n coarse stubbly hairorbristles: gaoisid`hair of beasts,'
O'R. g s. peall gaoiside (: fhaoiside) mar sgín 'gá sgrios a hair
shirt like a knife
, Dán Dé xxx 6.

gaísitech adj(gaísid)o,ā coarse-haired,bristly: ba samalta fri
herball fiadeich in mong gæisitech gre liath ... tar a formna,
20 FB 37 (Eg.). RC xxiv 196 § 11 (v.l. gaiseachdach, BB
265a59 ).finna gaisitech forru amail ingin no fiacuil, Marco P.
§ 89 . § 14 .cúig cinn gaoisidecha, gairbhlíatha, Buile Ṡ.
§ 64 .a guairi gairblíath gaisideach(of a boar), TTebe 870 .
nathair ... gaisidech 495 .broit garba gæsidecha, 1528 .

25 gaiste xsee1and2 goiste.

gait n ā,f.(withd s.forn s.)n s. goid;g s. goide,gada;n p. gada,
IGT Decl. § 42 .n s. gat, Irish Texts iv 18 § 1 ; 20.9 . O'Mulc.
608 .vn.ofgataid. See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 168.
(a) taking away,abstracting(something from a person): gait
30an anmae díb the taking of their name from them, Ml. 70a5 .
ní chaemnaic in ṅ-gabail do gait do lár ind átha to remove(i.e.
to tear up) the fork, TBC 763. 738 .co súilib dessaib tennaib |
do gait asa coemchennaib, SR 5556 .is gait claidib al-láim
Ercail(of a difficult undertaking), Met. Dinds. iv 100.2 .
35 nin do gait ás by taking away the letter n, Cóir Anm. § 162 .dia
gait d'ḟir úaib a talmain`for any man of you to pluck [it] from
the ground
,' Met. Dinds. iv 78.2 .Sás gada céile Colla | do
ghlaca séimhe sunna, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 216.41 . BNnÉ 268.15 .
toradh na ngéag arna ghaid`the trees' fruits fallen,' Dán Dé
40 xvii 15 . Rarely in an entirely favourable sense:dognid
umaloit doside im ghait a iallacrand de removing his sandals,
Lat. Lives 87.13 .intan ba mithig a gait de cīgh to take her
from the breast
, Irish Texts i 3 § 5 .
(b) purloining,theft,robbery (in later language almost
45exclusively used in this sense):brath ┐ gat ┐ coibnius do
orguin, Irish Texts iv 18 § 1 .is chom-chol gat nich ..., ib. 20.9 .
?gatebraice fortitudo .i. quia per uim rapitur , O'Mulc. 608 .
oc gait a bíd aire ar écin, BDD 54 .Ba saeth lia brathrea gait
disi in tinscrae erru, Ir. Texts i 6 § 16 .bean gatas .i. doni
50gait, Laws v 176.10 Comm. ; i 56.10 Comm. mad gait gataiter
he if it is stolen, iii 208.11 .mas ar eigin no mas a ngaid rugad
a seoit o nech, iv 270.16 .beodile coníc a gait budein livestock
that can steal themselves
(i.e.slaves), iii 432.9 .gatsatside na
teora gata ... .i. mucc ┐ ag ┐ bo, BDD² 194 .bretha im gatta
55 Judgments regarding Thefts(title of fragmentary Law Tract,
H.2.15.38a ( Irish Texts iv 18 ).dogniat gait er Dhia, PH
7682 .ni dentar gait gan rún gaite, 7547 .gaitt irisech a
pious theft
, BColm. 84.10 . ib. 78.28 .ech ... mo derbrathar
... is é a goid dorinnis, ZCP vi 288.27 .fer ... nó díghladh gach
60gaid ┐ gach slad, CCath. 54 .ná roléicc goitt ná meirle ... do
éirge ina reimhes, FM vi 2374.7 .i ngait bytheft, bystealth:
is side ruc in mac legind leis i ngait dar muir, LU 2923 .
Finnach foglaid robái i ṅgait isin sciaich, LL 354 marg. inf.
274b28 .luid Buchet for teiched ... i ṅgait, RC xxv 24.8 .
65 oca chreicc a ṅgait, LB 155a57 .fer gaite meirle, Triads 141 .
i fich na gaite, O'Dav. 900 .cosc gada, Keat. ii 5090 .fulang
gada, TD 38.11 .rún gada, Ó Bruad. i 46 .biad ngaide
stolen food, ZCP xiii 20.1 .mur gach mart ngoidi like any
stolen ox
, viii 541.6 .arbur gaide stolen wheat, Todd Nenn.
70 217 n .acht é 'na atán ghada a stolen hat, TD 38.9 .ní fuin-
milsedgata ina flaith, BDD app. 168 ( LU 8021 ).gada ocus
aircealla, Laws iv 270.26 .cen gáibthe gat`free from peril-
ous thefts
,' Met. Dinds. iii 82.71 .toirmesc trod is glíadh is
gad, IGT Decl. ex. 1162 .creacha fada ... gada dob' áil orra
75d'úaim, ex. 1214 .
(c) Transf.that which isstolen: a ithe ... leth-om amal bid
gait nobíd occu, LB 155b57 ; ib. 12 .gat d'ithedh(s.l.)
to eat stolen food, Laws i 56.10 Comm. ri ithis gait, Laws
v 172.16 = ZCP xv 342 § 33 .iarair goidi(gaiteLB), Anecd.
80 iii 22.5 .in gaid airgither a cengal don crand, O'D. 568
( H.3.17, col.440 ).
(d) In cheville (meaning uncertain):biathsat na habaidh
gan gait | náim in cataigh re caocait, SG 25.16 .ri gan gait,
Fen. 58.7 . ib. 136.15 .
85Compd. ¤ bratt plunder: gatprat fo comang .i. gabsat dí
marc hi n-athgabhāil, ZCP vii 305.13 .

gaíthe ind g s.(?):ina chathcharpat serda ... cona tharṅgib gaithe
(gæithi, H.2.17;goithe, St.),bítis ar fertsib ┐ iallaib ┐
fithisib ┐ ḟolomnaib dun charput sin`stechenden Nadeln,'
TBC 2631 =cona thair[n]gib gáithe, TBC² 1968 .bundsach
na goth gaithi`of the wounding spear,' Laws v 30.11 Comm.
Cf.npr m. Goth Gaithe mac Ronain, Acall. 6579.