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roscadach adj o,ā. pertainingto a `roscad':Dūil Roscadach(a
85collection of aphorisms?), Corm. Y 859 ; Corm. p. 39 s.v.
roscad.isin Dūil Rosgadaig, Corm. Y 827 s.v. léos=D.
roscaid, Corm. p. 27 .cetal r. ¤ , IT iii 61 § 122 .reicne r. ¤ , 49 § 91 .
ni ba rosgadhoch díre, Ériu xiii 15.14 .one whocomposes
roscads:Mac Ugaine . . . Raigne roscadach, Met. Dinds. iii
196 =an fili Roighne Rosccadach, Leb. Gab. i 276.27 .
5 Roighen rosgadhach, Ériu xiii 15.28 .

roscaid vb. eisiom ag seinm . . . na cruite . . . go rosgad
m'anmain asam, Ériu iv 50 § 5 (late text, early 17th cent.?);
cf. truadh an gnímh, granda an bloscadh, | dorigne riú dia
roscadh`to excite them', Misc. Celt. Soc. 72.20 (from Lecan)
10=bloscaid . . . roscaib, LL 210b2 . O'R. gives:rosgaim`I
dilute,enhance ';rusgaim`I strip, . . . gall, chafe, . . . strike
vehemently
'.

? roschullach: ind roschaullach ingine moíle`a brainless tartar of
a girl
', Triads 114 (rosc cailleach v.l.); in the Gloss. Meyer
15interprets asros-chullach a stallion ; the first component may
be a deriv. of A.S.hros, O.N.hross`horse',cf. rosualtand
see Wortk. 82 .

rosecda adj io,iā. madefromroses :uisgirosicda , Rosa Ang.
146.13 , ib. 23 .

20 rosechad n m. invalidity,worthlessness ?roach .i. rosechad
fiadan nó rosechad briathar . . . Sech .i. esbach, O'Dav. 1338
(`utter futility', Stokes) =rofechad, Laws iii 6.31 . Seeroach.

? roselt: ind ard a n-alladh . . . roselt lenn donn, | rosiacht co
Drong | ocus turu, Arch. iii 296 § 36 (of the Fir Arddae). See
25 Met. Dinds. v 293 ,s.v. selt.

rosir,-e xseeroisirandroisre.

róssaid xseeróstaid.

? rossair subst. neut. ruc Cruithne mac Ciṅge a mná úadib |
rossair ṅdírech, LL 134a48 =rossar nd.`it is directly stated',
30 Todd. Nenn. 244 (for transl.cf. rosar`an evidence', O'R.).

rossal xseerosualt.

rostae adj io,iā. pertainingto arose : gl.rosarium, Sg. 35b2 (taken
by glossator asadj.).

róstaid v ā, andróssaid(late Rom. loan-word) roasts,grills :
35 ní rósann . . . an ní do ghabh sé lé fíadhach, Prov. xii 27 .in
tan rostir ┐ loisgthir hé, Aisl. Tund. xiv 4 .d'ieronn na
greidle ar ar rōssadh . . . ē, Fl. Earls 194.23 .Vn. róstad . . . a
féola doníd ar chlochaib, Maund. 49 .arán geal ar na róstad
toasted bread , C IV 2,28rb19 .corp S. Laurāis ierna rōssadh
40for greidil, Fl. Earls 194.20 .

rostan n(ros,rós; for suffix see Ped. i 80 , ii 14 ;Marstrander,Une
Correspondance Germano-celtique, Kristiania 1924),arose-
plantation : gl.rosetum, Sg. 53a4 .

rosualt n m.(O.N.hrosshualr,cf.AShros-whael`walrus', see
45Meyer, Wortk. 82 , and Marstrander, Bidrag 131 )name of a
sea-monster, called also `rochuad': rosualt .i. ainm do beist
bís isind airci, LU 831 ( ACC 60 Comm. ).muir-iasc mór . . .
dianid ainm rosualt, Met. Dinds. iii 428.27 ,cf. Dinds. 76 ( RC
xv 476 ) and LL 167b47 (Dinds. of Mag Murisci).legais rúna
50rosualt, LL 168a5 (seerochuad).n p. atraachtatar a róin ┐
rossail . . . ┐ ilríana in mara, CRR 10 = LL 172b10 rossáil,
facs.). O'Cl.s.v. rochúaidgives the formsruasuall,g s. rosuaill.
Seerochuadandrasmoel.

rot o,ā.adj.of uncertain meaning confined chiefly to poet.
55and heroic lit., not always easy to distinguish from1 ródand
apparently meaning much the same, strong,impetuous,
spirited or someth. similar.
Commonly of persons:rírot `daring', Met. Dinds. ii 54.5 ,
cf. ZCP viii 266 § 29 (:argot).in milid rod ro-tren, Aen. 1769 .
60 Mog Ruith . . . fa rod fích`terrible in anger', Ériu iv 228.1 .
Conc[h]obur Rot, ZCP viii 326.21 .Conan Rod, MR 76.18 ,
78.22 ( FDG 693 , 720 ), distinguished fromConan Ruad, MR 78.21 .
in rod-clárach, Caithr. Toirdh.,16.17 .ríogha roda reacht-
mhara, ML 136.31 . Of. animals:each rot ro-mer, TTebe
65 2815 .ech rott, CCath. 4624 .seabhaic roda, ruadha, BNnÉ
99 § 10 . Of abstracts, natural objects,etc.:réim rot`fierce
onset
', Met. Dinds. iii 142 (:comruc).rot a ṅgal, LL 150b31 .
mairg cingis in rēim rod-sain(i.e.the course to Hell), ZCP
vi 265.5 (:loc-sain).gal ┐ gaisgidh rod ro-rebach, Aen. 2038 .
70 a chalann rúathurach rodd IGT Dec. ex. 414 .sruth rod
ro-utmald, RC xi 130.16 .pláigh . . . reachtmar rod`red' (?),
Gleanings 15 § 8 (:namhod).Macha . . . cell cech ratha ruit
`of every swift (?) grace', KMMisc. 264 § 23 (:cluic).ruithis co
rot in gabair fon sluag, Hib. Min. 70 § 1 (Rawl.); `too far',
75Meyer (taking as =ro-fhot).
Compd.doberedh rod-bhuilli dimor de fa cheann an ḟir
`mighty shot', CF 395 .Domnall dian-rod-crechach, Caithr.
Toirdh. 15.14 .dá tuath-rod-rébadh`to wreck their tuatha',
17.7 .

80 1 rót n o,m.(< ASrádacc. toZimmerKelt. Beitr..i. cf.W.
rhawd, Ped. i 21 ), occas.rout,root.d s. rout, LL 316c12 .n p.
róit; ?rota, IT i 100.11 ( LL 112b31 , perh.n s. rota` bog-
stuff ').
a p. rótu, Fél. Prol. 29 . ?g p. róot, LU 8633 ( FB 47 ).ród
85 rád m.(n p. róid,róide,a p. róda,róide), IGT Dec. § 88 .
Aroad,highway :rōut .i. ro-ṡét .i. mō oldās sēt . . . Rōut .i.
da cubat [= cuat] carpat ┐ dā ō[ e]nechdae imme. Dorōnath
fri hechroeta nō frī hecraite mennota, Corm. Y 1082 ; appar.
the `rót' came between a `sét' or path, track and a `rámat' and
admitted of a chariot being driven on it with a mounted
5horseman on either side. It has fences or dykes:ramat .i.
mor; rot, .i. bec, .i. ima mbi clad, Laws i 232.17 Comm. crich
son incoisce rod righ no tuaithe, no rod ímfeagna [= imfedna], iv 144.13 Comm.
cach rot ríadas do charpat-su, FB 34 .segda
cairptech docing rot, SC 37 (:óc).na fail . . . lia for tilaig nā
10chend-róit nā sliged bar crīg Breg . . . nach lán d'á ṅgraigib
head of a road, road-end (?), CRR 28 .slighe shocair . . . ┐ ród
cobhsaidh coimhreidh, tresna sleibhtiph, BNnÉ 227.6 .mōir-
thimchiol in prīmh-róitt, Fl. Earls 40.16 .pl. róit romra the
ocean-roads, sea-tracks
, LL 17a46 .fada na róide gu Róimh,
15 IGT Dec. ex. 1631 . ?fri . . . fidbotha ┐ róitiu, Anecd. iii
23.7 .ránic mór rót traversed many roads , Met. Dinds. iii
242.11 .for ródaibh raoín-ndírghe na Midhe, FM vi 1920.18 .
In loose sense:rōut na māile ōthā ind ētan . . . corricci in
mullach(i.e. patch, extent of baldness ), Corm. Y 1091 .Fig.
20 ród imais(of the r. Boyne), Anecd. ii 2.7 .ród na haithrighe,
TSh. 9294 .Cf. rád(:atát), Trip.² 1320 ( KM. Wortk.,79 . see
2 ruibnebelow).
Compds. ¤ bruiden road-hostel,caravansary : ? (fig.)go tī a
purt bhfind | na hēg-bethad rim rōtbruithean, Arch. iii 235.3 .
25 ¤ gabál aroad-tax,toll ?ro bói rodgabáil ┐ salanngabal for
Árainn, Anecd. iii 60.24 . In the compds.rót-bla, Met. Dinds.
ii 26.5 and rótblad rígrátha, iii 410.8 Gwynn explainsrótas
ró-ḟot, `far-extending'; butcf. `sa rāith rōtgloin os Breagmaigh
`mit glänzenden Pfaden', Sitzungsb. der preuss. Akad. 1919,
30v 92 § 16 ; in poetry the roads approaching a fort or residence
are freq. emphasized as a mark of its importance.