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? ósarda adj io,iā. (ósar) youthful :óglach alainn osardha`a beauti-
ful young man
', ITS v 80.18 .Leg. oscardha?

oscailt f. vn.ofosclaid. (a)the act ofopening :dá ndiagh
[= n-iadhadh] ┐ dá n-osguilt, CF 264 Eg.oscuilt chneadh,
5 O'Bruad. i 52.3. d'fhuagra . . . oscuilte an phríusúin, Isa.
lxi 1 . (b)anopening,aperture :a n-oscaltaibh na ngeatadh,
Prov. i 21.

oscailte adj io,iā.part.ofosclaid. Opened;open: uaigh osgailte
(=sepulchrum patens), TSh. 7283. Fig. mór bhfoghlaintidh
10bhfosgailte`outspoken', Content. xxv 9.

1 oscar n o,m.acc. to Pedersen ii 615 a deriv. ofscar-,scuir-
`part, depart', the orig. meaning being `not belonging to the
household
', oppd. totascur`company'; the older form may
beoscur(-or),cf. lahoscor , Rawl. 113a8 ;d p. hoscuraib, Laws
15 i 30.29 Comm.
(a)anoutsider, anew-comerorstranger :don baíth nó dond
oscar(gl.idiotae, 1 Cor. xiv 16 ), Wb. 12d16 ; `the ignorant one'
Thes., but prob. an alternative explanationthe outsider,i.e.
unbeliever,cf. idiotae aut infideles , 1 Cor. xiv 23. ní bu
20bronach int oscur (.i. int óegi), Hy. v 28 ( Thes. ii 334 ) =
aíghe [sic leg.] uasal, Lism.L. 1250. Prob. also in follg.:alis
Patricc fair óclach alaind .i. na bad oscair, Goid. 87 n. 17
(i.e. one not a stranger, belonging to a different tribe? =
áliss P. . . . im damnae n-epscuip dia desciplib di Laignib,
25 Thes. ii 241.7 ,cf. 10 . The formoscairmay represent anadj.,
cf. sonirt<nert).oscar .i. aoidhidh no fear én-uaire, O'Cl.
P. O'C.
(b)a `lay' ornon-professionalperson; anunskilledorignorant
person.int oscur (.i. . . . in tuata), Hy. v 28 (alternative gl.).
30 oscar .i. aneolach,ut esto. ¤ cach i ceird araili, O'Dav. 1326.
neach oscor (.i. aineolach), ZCP v 484 § 9 (i.e. one uninitiated
in Bérla na f.).rucus airnisi ṅgobann la hoscor (.i. cen goib-
necht), Rawl. 113a8 ( ZCP xv 310 § 5 ).amail cach n-oscar,
Laws ii 118 y (oppd. to skilled or professional craftsmen).is
35torbe do oscraib, Fél. Ep. 77 (`the ignorant',i.e. the laity, oppd.
to `súid'sages,i.e. churchmen, 81 ).osgar amhrois(one igno-
rant of the rules of poetry), Sitzb. Pr. Akad. 1919 v 92 § 9 .
Transf. of an animal:creabhar osccar antuiccseach`silly',
Buile S. 74.17 .
40(c)afoe,enemy (esp. an unknown one or stranger):Dia . . .
dom choimhed . . . ar athais, ar oscar, ZCP x 347 z .mad
comaes nodcorad fris . . . ní bérad a oscur slán | coscur laích
isa lechtain his opponent would not have carried off unscathed
the spoils of the warrior whose grave is here
, Met. Dinds. iv 132.
4519 (of Oenfer Aífe slain by his father).a glass ar oscaraib
Erenn bolt against Erin's invaders, Bruchst. i § 31 = IT iii 73
§ 30 .oscar .i. fear comhraic, O'Cl.
(d) in late poetryawarrior,hero (sense prob. influenced by
npr. Oscar):do bhíodh dom oscar-sa . . . spor is lann is lannsa,
50 Hackett xxxix 287. dorinn éacht nár fhéadsad osgair,
O'Bruad. ii 184.7 ,cf. 94.14 .

2 Oscar o,npr. m.(same word as preceding?or<os-car` deer-
loving '? see Ériu v 65 n .) name of son ofOisínand grandson
ofFind m. Cumaill: written variouslyOscar,Oscur,Osccur,
55 Osgar(Acall., Fianaig., CFpass.);v s. aOscair , Acall. 1032.

3 oscar n leap seeoscor.

oscarda adj io,iā. (1 oscar) (a) unprofessional, `lay',untrained :int
ascurda nó in tuata, Hy. v 28 Comm. ( Thes. ii 334 ).oscurda
.i. tuathamailut esttucas uirlisi an gabann don mac oscarda
60bai occa, H. 4.22 p. 67b ( O'C. 2074 ).filideacht osgarda,
Auraic. 2462 (oppd. tof. eladnach;unprofessional, artless? or
vernacular,i.e.not composed in a `prímbérla'?).
(b) in late poetry and heroic romance, warrior-like,heroic :
an ḟian amra ḟial oscurdha, Acall. 1395. don fhial asgordha,
65 Ériu v 64.186 (of a chief).brugh na n-onchon n-oscardha,
Hackett xxxix 223. superl. rob iat . . . ba hoscarda innell
`most warlike in array', MR 216.18 . Of appearance:gnúis . . .
áluinn osgurda`august', Ériu iv 218.2 .do cromadar na
haidhthi [= haighthe] arda oscurtha, CF 559. pearsa os-
70gardha ┐ neart adhbhal cuirp, TSh. 2424. don naeidin ōig
oscurda(of the infant Jesus), Arch. iii 245 § 25. Of
animals:damh osgardha allta, ZCP vi 293.13 .eich ána osc-
cardha, Misc. Hag. Hib. 39 § 55. Of things:tugsat gáire arda
osgurdo, Fianaig. 88.28 .néall aoibhinn osgarrdha na maidne,
75 ML 126.13 .Adv. ro éirig go hurmaisnech oscarda, Caithr.
Toirdh. 39.16 .oscardha`tall, puissant, active, brave', P. O'C.

oscardacht n f.abstr. ofoscarda:aiged in airdrig . . . cona
háilli ┐ cona hoscardacht` augustness ', MR 114.18 .

osclad oandu,m.(vn.ofosclaid) with prosthetic f,fosclad.
80osgladh(g s. -aidh,-alta), IGT Dec. § 106. The act ofopening :
oscladh na mara ré gcloinn Israel, Keat. ii 342. ar súile
dh'osgladh, Matth. xx 33. fosgladh mo bhéil, Prov. viii 6.

osclaid v ā. (late form ofoslaicid, through metathesis) also with
prosthetic f,fosclaid. Opens :oscail do ṡúil! Prov. xx 13. go
85n-osgaltar dorus nimhe, TSh. 5245. oisgeolaidh mo tumba,
Mart. Don. 156.10 .gibe neach oiscceolus dorus an atha,
BNnÉ 243 z .do fosccuil dorus an átha, 244.4 .in sliasait nar
fhoscclais frimsa`which thou didst not lift in my honour', 325
§ 42 =an chos na ro atraighis, St.ro fhosclastair glomair na
chraes, TTebe 601 .Fig. oisceol-sa cuis firinnech tuili srota
5Nil I will disclose, ITS xiv 52.24 .