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píráidecht n f.(Romance) piracy :ag luingseóireacht . . . fá
phíoráideacht an pheacaidh, TSh. 2165 .píoráid`apirate ', P.
O'C., Dinneen.

pirrél n m.(acc. to O'Gr. Cat. 12 n . < Fr.perrière< Low Lat.
5 petraria)aballistaorwar-engineforhurling stones :do tógbad
pirrél léo . . . ┐ do diobruiced . . . clocha imdha asin pirrél,
ALC i 328.17 =gura dibrigit glacha imda as, O'Gr. Cat. 8.35 .

pis n f.(Lat.pisum)pease(coll.):piss, gl.pisa, Sg. 73a6 .Thepea
plant :ní fásann . . . pis nā pónair ann, Maund. 114 .oiread
10gráinne pise the size of a pea, Eochairsg. 100.13 .pis ēnāin, gl.
rostrum maratilla, Arch. i 333.9 ; gl.molum agreste, 336.104 .
pis grēgach fenugreek , 329.121 .pis fhináin wild pea,vetch ,
Ezek. iv 9 (=p. ¤ fhiadháin, Coneys).

pís n(< Lat.pensum, Ped. i 209 , Arch. i 91 ; the mark of quan-
15tity does not occur in MSS.)name of aweight; apennyweight:
pissire . . . .i. crand . . . bís oc tomus aenpinginde . . . Piss din
ainm in craind nó in toman [leg.tomais?]. Piss din ainm do
pengind, Corm. p. 35 - 6 .pis .i. pingind, Lec. Gl. 468 ; 275 M .

písa n(Eng. loan-word)apiece,fragment :pissa don ōr, Fl.
20Earls 100.24 .píosa airgaitt, FM i 16.21 .pl. tri pissa mora
don chroich, Fl. Earls 196.12 .na píosuidhe bruithe don
ofráil, Levit. vi 21 .Apiece(ofmoney),coin: deich bpíosa . . .
airgid, Matth. xxvi 15 .
The follg. exx. may represent a variant formpisorpís,
25if they are not rather to be taken as =bis:cur tinoil lān a
urtlaig do phisibh oighridh`bits of ice', Lism.L. 81 =do bisib
ega, Trip. 10.26 (where Stokes takes the word as =bis`finger')
=do bissib oigrid, LB 25a18 .curo lasat na pisi amal crinach,
Lism.L. 84 =na bissi, Trip. 10.31 .piseda fuarda oigreta,
30 TTebe 368 =pisidi, Eg.

pisaire xseepissire.

pisarnach n m. whispering :do dhéna do ghlór piosarnach, Isa.
xxix 4 .piosarnach`peeping' (i.e.muttering), Eg. Gl. 94 .

piscatal (? piscatail): n aradh cacha fedna .i. inní for a n-airidh
35feadan arathair cunge ┐ cechta ┐ piscatail, H. 3.17 c. 340
( O'Don. 442 ),cf. Laws v 482.26 , 484.14 ; appar.someagri-
cultural implementor part of aplough .

piséan (piseán) n m. name of aweed,taresorvetch ?piseán na
póite(a useless plant), Eochairsg. 3 , 4 .cruithneacht chaoch
40. . . lán do chogal nó do phiséan, TSh. 4654 .

piséanach n f. pulse(peas,lentils): pisenach dhóite, 2 Sam.
xvii 28 .

piseóc (pisóc) n f. acharmorspell; used inpl. sorcery,witchcraft:
fuba n-imda .i. pisoca isin lepuid, Laws i 180.24 Comm.
45 fromadh na pisoc, ib. 31 .piseóga magic, Parrth. Anma 145.3 .
cia dhorinne pisóga dhaoibh? who hath bewitched you? Galat.
iii 1 .sechnaidh [an diamont] . . . ar piseócaib, Maund. 139 .
a cur dochum bais . . . le piseógaibh, BCC § 264 .lucht piseog
sorcerers, O'Gr. Cat. 37.6 .lucht na bpiseocc, Ériu v 134.76 .

50 piseócach adj o, ā.pertaining to or usingsorcery :crannchar piseo-
gach, ITS xix 18.4 .bean phiseógach awitch , Exod. xxii 18 .
Cf. Eg. Gl. 369 .

pissire n a kind ofbalanceorapparatusforestimatingasmall
weight ?pissire .i. piss-aire .i. crand lethanchend bís oc tomus
55anepinginde tomais .i. comthrom vii. ngráine fhírcruithnechta
. . . Oenphengind din aire in chraind sin, Corm. p. 35 - 6 ;perh.
awooden spatulaorspoonformeasuringthe grains of wheat.
piosaire`the weight of 7 wheat-corns or the third of a scruple . . .
also a kind of broad-headed beam or bar for weighing
', P. O'C.
60 cf. pís.

pistal n o,m.(Eng. loan-word)apistol :do dhéana mé malairt
pistil leat, GJ iii 50b (Stair E. Uí Clérigh).trup marcshlaighi
. . . go pistaloibh, Fl. Earls 32.2 .da mpiostaluibh, Rel. Celt.
ii 194.17 .

65 pistol(-ul) n m.(acc. to Meyer RC xii 467 < Lat.pistellum
`campanae clava ferrea', Du Cange ;cf.Eng.pestle)apeg :
pistoll .i. bís toll .i. toll bis and. No toll imbi sé, Corm. Y 1068
(i.e. it goes into a hole?).pistul iairnd a[s] sithremithir cuing
. . . a cind cecha slabraide, LU 7744 = BDD 130 (`pestle').
70 pistal cuinge, IT iii 101 § 181 .Cf.mod.peisteal`a pestle',
P. O'C. , Dinneen.

1 pit n[i,m., laterf.?] (prob. a British loan-word,cf.W.peth
cogn. of Ir.cuit) alsofit:g s. indfita , Mon. Tall. 152.10 .fíta,
151.24 .fitta, 156.18 .pite, LB 11a1 .
75 Asmall quantityoffood, alight mealorcollation :pít .i.
proind, Corm. p. 21 s.v. fogamur.pit proind nach mor, Met.
Gl. 33 § 15 .pid .i. proind bec, Lec. Gl. 531 .piid proind, Laws
v 22.17 Comm. uita.i. fit, Corm. Y 576 .fita uita , O'Mulc.
546 .fit .i. proinn no tomhaltas, O'Cl. ?for doborfiit on water
80diet
(?), Thes. ii 38.29 (of penitential régime; edd. Thes. sug-
gest:for dobor ┐ ith).bo blegar fri fit`which is milked for a
repast
', Laws v 260.3 ; glossed.i. fri feit na mna no risin roinn
[leg.proinn?] mbicc, ib. 10 .Generally ofmonastic rations :
ni molathar som ind troscud, is ferr lais ind fit mesraigti
85dogres, Mon. Tall. 68 .bithfer fíta na riaglae one who keeps to
the prescribed ration
, 63 .conid ferr do anmain in phit beac
minquamin phit mór anmin, Rule of Céli Dé § 39 .tormach
pite,ib.( LB 10b51 , 11a1 ).iomthórmach fíde aráin, Rule
of Tall. 2.19 .pit ind aisi graid bis oc pennind, Ériu vii
142.1 .saethor coimsi, fit cosmuil, ZCP vii 311 § 14 .uilliu fit
5na n-opreóire, xiii 27.24 (i.e. monks engaged in manual labour
have a larger ration).for tercphit on meagre rations, Fél.
Sep. 8 (-pit,-fit,-fít v.l.).le fe[i]l mairtir nocho tercbít,
Anecd. i 64 § 122 .