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ocal o,ā.adj.of doubtful meaning, used gen. of persons to
denote both a permanent quality and a temporary state; in
earlier exx. often coupled withecal; the meaning may be
quick to take offence,touchy, passing into that ofirascible,
70 hot-tempered. Cf.mod.ogal` hasty,angry,dangerous,obstinate:
fearful ', Dinneen.lonn .i. dimoach nō ogal nō egail . . . is
ogal nō is egail in cach aga mbit deghcaraid .i. is diumsach fri
agallaim, O'Dav. 1183 (`vehement', Stokes).lond .i. occal . . .
is é is occla dib in drisiuc, uair is he ollam na bairdne, 1201
75(`boldest').is tlaith intí dia tabar olc .i. ecail nó ocal gach athgui-
nech nó gach benta, 116 (`violent').nibbat ecal ocal opond
`violent', Tec. Corm. § 32. ba hocgal anbsaid écialla . . . din
sceól sain, LL 224b18 ( TTr. 943 ).lasin ríg n-ocul ndiumsach,
LB 181a10 .ri ogal anrata`bold', TTebe 4495 .Protus ocal
80eccendais, 1687 .ogal neach re ráidhtear olc`he who is spoken
harshly to is dangerous
', Content. xiv 3 (the speaker justifies
himself for his counter-attack, though his opponent is a friar).
bean ogal, IGT Dec. § 118.
Less often of things:ar glor ogal ainindeach Capaneuis
85`vehement angry outcry', TTebe 1312 .tonn ogal osnadhach
`whispering' (?), ML 94.16 .boi bruscar an croinn uime, gurbo
hoccal an roscc sin dogrés, Misc. Hag. Hib. 162.5 (of the eye of
St. Cranat, plucked out and afterwards restored to her; `the
eye had a fierce look
', transl.;was tender, inflamed?).laoithe
meallta ós ogail iad`dangerous things', A. Ó Dálaigh v 2.
5With cop. in impers. construction:dul duit i llaithi Domnaig
. . . acht mad dochum in tempuil | is ocul fri gach menicc,
Ériu ii 228.5 (a cause of offence?risky?).ascaid is ail dun
d'iarraid fort, a degrig, minap olc ┐ minap ocal latt, LB
116b34 =occal, BB 239a17 (if it is not likely to offend thee?).
10 Adv. ro érighset co hathlam imdhiscir ┐ co hogul éscaid
` terribly ', ALC i 326.10 .
Compd.doronsat mainner ogulborb aintrenta do scíathaib
`angry', Fianaig. 88.4 .impoidhis L. go hogulborb aindreanta,
ZCP x 295.28 .Cf. ocla.

15 ? ocamlach adj o,ā.robadar co cendtrom toirrsseach n-uath-
basach n-ocamlach` disheartened (?)', RC xxvi 162 § 49.

ócán n o,m.(dim. ofóc)ayouth, ayoungman:ogan é, pogan dó,
IT iii 100 § 177 ,cf. Bruchst. i § 160 .tuli ócán tuli ech tuli
milchon, LL 206a32 =tuili ógán, Acall. 447. esbhaidh an
20óccáin, BNnÉ 9.10 .an macaomh, an t-ógán, an fear, TSh.
7631 .ógán iarla a young earl, A. Ó Dálaigh 50.6. ogán gan
tuigsi, Prov. vii 7. Seeógánach,ógánta.

? ocath ind(?o cath):inna elod iar luighe fo aoth ocath anma
`after taking an oath "o.a."', Laws iii 394.12 =aeth o cath
25a mná, Eg. 90 f. 14b ( O'Don. 1988 ).ocath anma .i. in baile a
caither anm go haith no go hadha, Eg. 88 f. 48a ( O'C. 2568 ).
imtoing fo tuarasdal a cath anma, Eg. 88 f. 49a ( O'C. 2578 ).

ócbad n f.(óc+both,buith vn.of subst. vb.?)n s. indócbud ,
Fianaig. 24.19 ,cf. Arch. iii 314 § 26 , CCath. 1143 ; asneut.:
30 ócbadn-essairm, CRR 38. d s. doocbaid , LU 8493. g s. ind
ócbotha , Fianaig. 24.18 .n p. ocbothae, O'Mulc. 127. Then s.
ócbaid(-buith) also occurs.ógbadh(f. g s. -baidhe,n p. -badha),
IGT Dec. § 12.18 .ógbhaidh(f. g s. n p. -i) § 13.3 .
(a) young folk,youths (coll.), used somet. with vb. in pl.ind
35ocbad dond humalloit, Arch. iii 314 § 26. aés ócbad, TBC
5770 .ra slaidit a ṅgillai oca . . . ┐ a n-aes ócbad, CRR 34.
aes ocbaid(ogbatav.l.), Anecd. iii 25.7 .condat clanda dam
ind ocbad Románach uile, CCath. 1143. ceithri lina isan
indsi . . . óca ogbuith [ocbothv.l.] . . . rigraidh righna, Anecd.
40 i 60 § 80 (whereócaandogbuithcorrespond resp. toóclácha
andingenaof prose version, LU 1785 ).ógbhadh is ársaidh
young and old, Keat. Poems 477.
Freq. of young(?untrained)soldiery: ócbath amnas
thuascirt in domain, TTr.2 149. ro ba menmnach linmar cidh
45iter occbad in baili, CCath. 3005. ro tinoilit leis a milidh ┐ ina
bai d'occbaidh na Roman uili, 3014 .céd do laochruidh [Loch-]
lann ┐ d'a n-ogbhadh, ITS,v 150.21 .dothuit . . . an ogbaid
thangadar a cathraig Ercail, TTebe 4305 .airm i ttorcrattar
trí chéd dia n-ógbhaidh, FM ii 1078.10 .
50In sense ofabandofyoungmen orwarriors :ba cáem mo
churi dar lind | lenad ócbad aibind sind, LU 1294. lotar for
rian ocbuidh find [leg.ocbadh ḟind] ḟial, Anecd. i 55 § 42.
ogbhadh mheanmnach ṡíl Ṡuibhne, TD 26.45 .Of abandof
monks: amra ocbhudh bai in Hi, | tri coícait a mainchini,
55 Lism.L. 1020.
(b) used inpl.in distrib. sense:a ṡenlaích, dígnais etir
ócbadu among youths, Fianaig. 26.15 (occbath-,ocbuthau,
ocbodaibMSS.).ocbatha síl Muiredhaig, ALC i 300.31 .no
cluichigdis ocbothae ┐ no lingtis, O'Mulc. 127. batar ócbaid
60erluma airrechtacha fri slait . . . in dú sin, Alex. 479 (mistake
forócbada?).iachtach na n-ógbhadh, Todd Lect. iv 94.11 .
ic fothughadh fhoirne d'a n-ógbhadhaibh, MR 316.29 . Ex-
ceptionally insing. ayouth,young man :bean bui la Cait ina
ocbaid`whom Cato had in his youth', CCath. 1135 (possibly an
65abstract).

ócbál n ā,f. vn.ofod-gaib-; quantity ofódue to influence of
tócbál, see Thurn. Hdb. § 837. The act ofrisingorraising :
ind ócbál frisa rind`the rising up to the constellation', Thes. ii
13.24 ( Bcr. 18d2 ).d s. ocond ocbáil, ib. 19 .ord fresgabala din,
70air is ocbail a tocbail on grad iseal cusin ngrad n-uasal`it is an
elevation to him to be raised from the low grade
', Laws v 26.18
Comm. im ocbail droichitt for erecting a bridge, i 124.7 (=do
tocbail droichit, 134.26 Comm. ).oc ógbáil mo screplaigi frim
levying, Cáin Ad. § 19. Donnucan donn dealbach | lonn-
75ocbhal cét idna, IT iii 29.7 (i.e.fierce lifter of a hundred stan-
dards
?).batar ann sin oc maithrechaib gaire garba, . . .
crideda tuarcthi, ferta fenned, ócbail maithnech, LB 140b56
= Todd Lect. vi 81.10 (`sad moaning', Hog.; perh. denotes an
act or gesture).

80 ócbatu n d,m.also writtenócbadatu, which may be the correct
form (<ócbad). (a) youth,adolescence,youthfulness :a ndío-
mus ┐ a n-ógbadata, TFrag. 158.20 .d s. ria óccbhataigh,
BNnÉ 129.16 .inna ocuataid .i. . . . ina fer(r)dacht, TTebe
166 .
85(b) in concrete sense =ócbad:ro iadsad . . . inn ocuadatu
tend togaide sin 'man milid, TTebe 1437 .