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orb(b)a n io,n.andm.O.Ir.n s. orbbae, Thes. ii 295.12 ( SP
v 11 ). (with art.)an-orpe , Wb. 27c12 .an-orbae , Ml. 100c14 .
forba n-aniúil, LU 7451 ( BDD 101 b ).g s. indorpi , Thes. ii
239.17 ( Ardm. 17b1 ).d s. orbu, LU 1220. In Mid.Ir. also
65 forba, a form which ultimately prevails.
In LL treated occas. asd-st.:g s. forbbaid[=forbbad?],
LL 172b35 ( CRR 11 ).d s. orbbaid, 222a48 .órbaid, 229b48
( TTr. 936 ); by Stokes, TTr. Gloss., considered a different
word.
70 Apatrimony,heritage(of land),real estate , also used in
wider sense of land belonging to an individual, whether
inherited or not, or to a tribe,etc.; often = home,native
territory . Transl.possessio, Ml. 100c14 .orba .i. ferann, O'Dav.
1317 .orba .i. tir dibaid ┐ sealb .i. feronn athar ┐ senathar,
75 Eg. 88 f. 18a ( O'C. 2247 ),i.e.land acquired by bequest or
death of previous owner?Cf. Laws iv 68.26 Comm. senainm
na túaithe forba, Met. Gl. Ff. 28 (dist. from `fonn' =tricha
cét).coro airaimed orba athar(=hereditatem patris sui),
Lat. Lives 38.9 .gaire in druith co n-orbo maintenance of the
80fool who has land
, Laws i 136 y .is mō cach ferann. is ferr
gach orbo, Anecd. v 28.2 (glossed.i. fēin).rindarbbad as da
chrích ┐ as t'orbba, is acainne ḟuarais crich ┐ ferand ┐ forbba,
TBC 5944. ni gaibem forbba nach diles isin bith, Alex. 936.
oc gabail orbai ┐ athardha, Aisl. MC 113.8 .ro baí munter
85Patraic oc búain orba dorigensat a Trian C.`reaping a farm
which they had made
', Trip. 236.1 .roinn forba ┐ fearoinn,
FM iii 650.5 .pl. dodechatar . . . asna forbib ┐ asna ferannaib
failet i comaithches Gréc, LL 232a49 ( TTr. 1124 ).
orbba claidib land won by the sword, LL 146b46 ( PRIA iii
544 § 23 ).is orba niadh ro ghabhsat`a champion's heritage',
5 Cóir An. 249 (of the Dál nÁraide).
In wider sense:Emain . . . orba laech, LL 21a46 .forba
Ulad uili the whole territory of Ulster, TFerbe 748 .críoch-
fhorba fhear nÉirionn(i.e. Ireland), Content. xxx 19. ibar
Baile becc n-orba little of a possession(?), LL 145b5 = MS.
10Mat. 476.14 (`of B. of little land'). (fig.?)ro naiscthea for
lamaib laech | for breithemnas fer firgóeth | . . . a cuit forba
fírinne, LL 376a2 .

orba (aurba) n cutting,breach seeairbe( Contrib. p. 44 ).

? orbaid v ā.ro orbsat in dā Aed a n-imbualad`longed to come
15to blows
', MR 244.6 .debaid ro orbsadar de`coveted', 246.10 .
Leg. ḟorbsat,-sadar finished?

orbaind n pl.=arbanna pl.ofarbar corn ?na hocht n-orbaind
`the eight kinds of grain', Aisl. MC 99.3 ;cf. ocht mbairgena
cacha [fh]indorba dib-side, ib. 6 , which seems =find-arba g s.
20ofarbar; assigned to that word by Meyer; in Ped. i § 65
taken as a distinct word cogn. with Lat.ervum.

*orb(b)am n n,m. anheir :n p. matu hé ata horpamin, gl.si . . .
heredes sunt, Wb. 2c14 .g p. inna n-orbaman, gl.heredum, Ml.
51d27 .

25 orb(b)emandae adj io,iā. seeoirbemandae.

Orbuaid pn f. Norway :inOrbúaid , Maund. 7. Stokes, ZCP ii 308 ,
takes this as originally same word as Norway with loss of
initial n; but perh. a late corruption of Mid.Ir.Iruath,
Iruaid= Haerethaland in south of Norway, see Hogan
30Onom.s.v. hirotae.

1 orc n o,m. orc arc, IGT Dec. § 96.3 .
(a)a youngpig (archaic and poetic):cumlachtaidnomen
do orc muice, Corm. Y 306. orc .i. muc, O'Dav. 1308. orc
(.i. banb), Arch. iii 310 § 5 (B. na. f.).torc .vii. mbliadna . . .
35o ro [bo] orc becc, FB 9 (=oro léorc, LU 8119 ).orcc cránai,
PH 7211. ni horta laeg . . . ní horta uan nā orc, LL 374c28 .
ní harc a ccró chomhoidheach a pig in a neighbour's stye(=
someth. in the wrong place), IGT Dec. ex. 1752. oircc peata
.i. in peta ro bi ina urc, Laws iv 108.18 .i cru isil uirc, O'Dav.
40 1368 .pl. ní tíaghad oirc nā huain a comingaire, Laws iv 100.6 .
nai n-oirc firenna, Tromd. Guaire 622. foxla [séig] orcu ┐
cerca, O'Dav. 1480. meas dímhór . . . coro mheth orca na
n-orc, FM ii 834 z (expld. in note as `the last pigs farrowed').
Fig. as names of vowels in a species of Ogham (muc-ogam):
45 orc a cru finni (a), orc a cru lēithi (o),etc., Auraic. 5674.
(b)of theyoungof otheranimals: orc trēith .i. ainm do
mac righ . . . Oenach n-uirc trēith .i. biadh ┐ edach loghmar,
etc., Corm. Y 1018 (seetriath).rob é a huan-orc Rí na ríogh her
young lamb
(of the infant Christ), Dán Dé xxvi 8. See2 orc.
50Asnpr. m.or sobriquet:Orc allaid O Rúadhachán, ALC
i 40.4 .E. do marbad don Urc .H. Ruadacan, AU 1030.

2 orc n asalmon ?orccnomendo bradanunde dixit. . . orc brec
bronnfind bruchtas do magar fo muirib, Corm. Y 1018
( Anecd. v 87.4 ) =oirc brec, ib.(88.10); perh. same as1 orc (b).

55 3 orc n o,m. anegg (B. na f.):orc .i. ugh chirce, O'Cl.uirc (.i.
uighe), Hib. Min. 47.13 . ?cressaigthe in fer . . . in lágin sin,
iṅgi ná tíagat a huirc ecgi essi`its edge-studs(?)', BDD 128
(huirc eicgi, h. eci v.l.); Meyer, RC xii 461.5 , explains `sparks
as big as hen-eggs'; but see BDD2 Gloss.s.v. uirc .

60 ? 4 orc n apitcher ?tēit Lugaid Orcde for cenn uisci ┐ cilarn lais,
conad [d]e rāidhter Lugaid Orcc de, Cóir Anm. 70 ( IT iii 318.19 );
the same individual is called L. Corc, p. 318.2 .Cf.Lat.
urceus?

5 orc n calfof legseeorca.

65 6 orc n alap-dog seeoirce.

orca n n,f. orca, IGT Dec. § 5. n p. orcuin, ib. ex. 258 ;orcni, LU
6448 ( TBC2 1934 =orccni, TBC 2595 ); lateroircne.
Thecalfof theleg :orc .i. colptha, O'Cl.cusna horcni, gl.
suras, Gild. Lor. 181. im orcain ┐ im thairbḟeith mo choissi,
70 Acall. 6800. co tarla erchor . . . i teṅgaid orcan Dondgillai,
LL 306b5 ( RC xiii 104 § 136 ).tancatár a sála ┐ a orcni . . . co
mbátar riam remi, TBC2 1934. muil a orcan for a lurgnib,
1451 .lénti . . . co horcnib sís, 12 .léni . . . i caustul ga forcnib,
TBC 5287 =có a oircnibh, St.da oircnibh ┐ da iosgadaibh,
75 Buile S. § 65. ag iomúaim . . . a n-iallchrann fria n-oircnibh ┐
traightibh, Hugh Roe 22.26 (f. 6b) ,cf. FM vi 1918.11 .

orcaid v slays , seeoirgid.

1 orcán n o,m.(dim. of1 orc)apigling :orcan, Arch. iii 310
§ 6 = ZCP xii 361.5 .dotaít torc mór di orcan, Trip. 186.13 .
80 acht nib neach dorona eigem n-orcain, H. 3.18 p. 411 ( O'C.
947 ), expld.:inti dorigne ceol in uirc(cf. orcín). Asnpr. m.:
mac Orcáin, Trip. 348.25 ( Ardm. 18b2 ).

2 orcán n o,m. name of aplant : carduus(sic leg.)benedictus.i.
an t-orcan, RC ix 228.10 .curar, orcāin, foltāin glaise`wild
85marjoram
', K. and H. § 23. oragán`wild marjoram', Hog.
Luibh.