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oirchill (oirichill) n f.late Mid.Ir. form ofairfochell(airichell).
uirchill oirchill f., IGT Dec. § 13.10 .uirichill oirichill, § 150.
Preparingfor,expecting;preparation,readiness(for),expecta-
tion (of), with obj. gen. or occas. prep.arorria n-; freq. of pre-
5cautions against anticipated danger or enemies.as i a oircill,
poll talman . . . do denam ara chionn the way to guard against it,
TBC 5667. ro batar cotaltigi caema . . . ria n-airchill ready to
receive them
, LL 263a36 ( MU 12.4 ).oirchill do dénomh fa
ccomhair preparations were made to meet them(approaching
10enemies), FM iv 698.6 .mithigh oirchill an éaga, Dán Dé v 7.
ní fhill mo ré na fhrithing, | ní linn gan é d'oirichill I have no
choice but to get it ready (for death
), v 3 .dentar occu cecha
bliadna sin . . . d'ḟiugrad ┐ d'oirichill fuaslaicthi asin doire
egeptacda(i.e. to commemorate), LB 118a23 =d'aircill, BB
15 240a34 .ag o. ¤ ar thoirrthim sléibhe Sióin, Dán Dé xi 9.
foghlaighe . . . ag o. ¤ ré buain a earradh dhe lying in wait, TSh.
2380 .ullmhugadh . . . d'o. ¤ giustála in láoi arna mharach, Fl.
Earls 104 y .coiméadtar an tSacraimint . . . d'o. ¤ ar na Crio-
stuighthibh in readiness for, Eochairsg. 70.1 .tig Ceat . . . d'o. ¤
20ar Chonchubhar do mharbhadh, Keat. ii 3125. Esp. in phrase:
i n-oirchill(with gen.) readyfor:bí fleadh ag Ri[gh] Bretan
am' oirchill-si, ITS v 152.19 .mogenar bias 'na aircill ready
to receive him
, Lism.L. 1839 (prophecy of birth of St. Senán).
.u. cét ech . . . arna sreathad . . . a n-oirichill techtadh prepared
25for couriers
, Marco P. 96. a n-oircill a ttig don tigh ready for all
comers
, Ériu v 56.69 .ag so réim sothuigsi a n-o. ¤ na n-ainbh-
feasach for the benefit of the ignorant, IGT Introd. § 78. bí-si
go hullamh i n-oircill écca, BNnÉ 275.13 .acc toccbháil a
láimhe . . . i n-o. ¤ a airm d'imirt, FM vi 1978.16 . In hostile
30sense:ro suidh . . . ina beirn baegail in n-oircill na muici(of
a hunter), Fianaig. 64.8 .ro badur lucht na cathrach a n-oircill
fair, ZCP vi 79.26 .a n-oirchill ar bhiodhbhaidh, IGT Dec.
ex. 1109 . Numb. xxxv 22. a n-oirchil`expecting', Eg. Gl. 495.
In senseattack(?): doroic[h] cuco Idomenus . . . dobeir H.
35aircill fair-sium ┐ dofuit lais I., BB 435a31 .
In concrete sense, of preparations made:ger ba daingen
dínarmda . . . gach aird ┐ cach airchill dona cathaibh cech-
tarda, MR 236.15 =gach aircheann, LL 410b14 .ro dhoirt
orra an ghorta ghrinn, | ba maith d'Eoghan an oirchill`stores',
40 ML 10.24 . With subj. gen., provision,foresight :tré o. ¤ Dé( =
providentiâ Dei), TSh. 8207.

oirchillech adj o,ā. ready,prepared,expectant :indus co mbeith se
oircillech ara cind prepared against their arrival, BCC § 409.
?tempull Solma | co slechtar and gu hoirichlech that I may
45kneel therein prepared
(?), Arch. iii 234 § 13.

oirchillid v i. prepares,makes ready :is olc oirchillte you make
ill provision
(for death), TSh. 2693. go n-oirchilltí léo a neithe
roi-dhéidheancha( =novissima providerent), 6858 .

oirchisecht n m.andf.(late form ofairchisecht)a smallportion;
50apittance(of food). an t-oircisecht do chuir m'oide cugam
d'ūir na Romha, BNnÉ 173 § 20. fuair oirchisecht da meis
a pittance from her table, ZCP vi 98.28 .oircheasacht Bhenia-
min, Gen. xliii 34. Esther ix 22 .

oirclech? tene dia nó o. ¤ , gl.flemen, Sg. 96b1 ; ` oracular(?)',
55Thes., anadjectivalformation from Lat.oraculum, flemen
being taken as =flamen?

oircne n io,m. singulativeofoirce.Apet dog, alapdog :
oircne measan con, Met. Gl. Ff. 60. esrecht .i. in t-oircne
(.i. gairit), O'Dav. 788. oircne na rigna, Laws i 144.10 Comm.
60(gl.oirce, 126.9 ).cia laisin coir oircne? Nin̄. oc briugaid ┐
liaigh ┐ cruitire ┐ rigan, Eg. 88 f. 2c ( O'C. 2143 ).cloicend in
oircne, Corm. p. 30 s.v. mogheime.

1 oircnech adj o,ā. (orca)having big or brawny calves (legs): laech
orcnech garb, LU 4361. laech oircnech remarsliastach, TBC2
65 3257 .

2 oircnech x(<orcun,orgun) seeoirgnech.

oircnid n o,m.seeoirgnid.

oircnín n(m.dim. of *oircne<1 orc)apigling :oircnin, gl.
porcellus, Ir. Gl. 493.

70 1 oirdne n[f]. dignity,honour :mor h'oirdni ┐ do chadhus uaim,
Tromdámh G. 20. Seeoirdned.

2 oirdne n singulativeof1 ordu?g s. lethet oirdne [oirne, ordne
v.l.] do ṡaithib, Ériu iii 102 § 30 (Rule of Ailbe),i.e.a piece of
honey-comb the breadth of a thumb? =ex alveario mellis ad
75latitudinem pollicis, Colgan ASS Feb. 13.

oirdnech n m.(2 ordu)apiece,fragment :glas-ordnech`a green
splinter
', Met. Dinds. iii 124.56 .a p. co ndernus a n-ordnecha
| eter mo dá dornd crushed them to pieces, LU 9396 =a
n-oirnecha, Anecd. iii 55.1 . In coll. sense:iasc gerrtha 'na
80oirnech fish cut in pieces, BCC § 115. g s. ar cuma an oirnigh,
ib.

oirdned m. vn.ofoirdnid, mod.oirneadh,óirdneadh. (a)
ordaining,appointing(to an office,etc.): dund oirdned for the
ordination
(of a High Priest), Ml. 73a18 .ordned Iacoib, Gorm.
85 Dec. 27 ( =ordinatio Iacobi, Mart. Tall. 1 w ).ordned Petair
. . . i rRoimh`enthronement', ib. Jan. 18 ( = cathetra Petrii
R., Mart. Tall.).ní thechtann [diabul] . . . nach comus do
oirdned na ṅdoine has no power to appoint men (kings), PH
4878 .togairm na mac . . . dia n-oirdned i n-airdrige, ZCP xi
57 § 8. nír bhó dímhiadh do Thír Conaill a oirdneadh fuirre,
5 FM vi 1892.1 .a oirneadh 'na easpog to consecrate, Keat. iii 58.
(b) ordering,arranging ?gach fear . . . a n-áirneadh gacha
buidhne(of leaders of troops), Todd Lect. iv 76.17 . (c) array-
ing,adorning (mod.):é féin d'oirneadh d'éadaighibh sróill,
TSh. 560.