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úabrach adj o-ā(úabar) proud,haughty, cf. úaibrech.úabrach
85is the correct form according to IGT,Decl. § 17 .bean
úabhrach, ib. § 137 .an fhuil uabhrach, Studies 1928,
674.4 .úabhrach misi ór léigedh leam, IGT,Decl. ex. 747 .
ar fúarlach bhréigi ná bím | fan bhféigi úabhrach airdrígh,
ex. 748 .

úach n top(?),cf. úachtar:crūach .i. cōir a ūach .i. a ūac[h]tar,
5 Corm. Y 340 .

úachalda,úachalla (later with prothetic f) adj.of uncer-
tain meaningaccord. to Met. Dinds. Gl. Cf. úachal(l):
ba dál amnas fuachalda (leg. úachalda), Met. Dinds. ii 4.43 .
(v.l. nuachalla,nuachalda,nuacolla) `it was a cunning ...
10union
.'is annsin rogesestar in druagh geim n-aichthidhe
n-uachalda (v.l.n-uachalla), Anecd. ii 51.2 .
Asnpr.:Blod mac Con maic Caiss clothaig | maic
Uachalla ilchrothaig, Met. Dinds. ii 54.2 .

úachal(l),úachell [o-ā]anadj.of uncertain meaning
15accord. to Met. Dinds. Gl. `uachallforuallachby trans-
position of letters ?,i.e. uathbhásach terrible,horrible,
frightful,whimsical,fantastical,fanciful ,vid. uaichle,'
P. O'C. a s. rogab lige n-uachail n-ard, (: Luachair)`he
found a grave proud and lofty
,' Met. Dinds. ii 14.55 (v.l.
20 nuachal,n-uathaid)= LU 4170 .
Assubst.:serr cech nuachell .i. cech noccla (nuallach,
LB)`everything proud,' Corm. Bodl. s.v. serrach .serr
gach n-ūachall, cach n-ogla (v.l.uachell, uallach), Corm.
Y 1161 .

25 úacht n(earlierócht)u,m.(later also with prothetic f).
fúacht,úacht, IGT,Decl. § 95 . cold,coldness: ocht et
gorte(gl.in angustiis), Wb. 15d29 .atbél ar ócht et gorti,
10d24 ,cf. 25 .air meit ind huachta(gl.nimio frigore),
Ml. 94b23 .dia ditin ar huacht ┐ tes, 67d10-11 .Cf. ib.
30 15 , 76d14 , 90d3 .
n s. uachtsini, Hy. ii 27 ( Thes. ii 315 ).huacht, SR 917 .
uacht, 8360 .tulūach .i. ūacht inti, Corm. Y 1245 . úacht
(among the things wh. are worst for the body), Tec. Corm.
§ 21.7 .fuacht ┐ teasbach, TSh. 516 .a d s. Ri conic huacht
35ocus tess, SR 321 .eter úacht ocus tess, FA 26 ( LU 2181 ).
cen u. ¤ , LU 9838 .sognaid cach co fuacht, LL 345d44
( RC xlv 49 )= BB 65a7 .ni lécset u. ¤ no scís ... fair, PH 1973 .
luid E. ... as uacht chorpáin chríad, Fél. Apr. 19 .amuil
ditnes in tech nech ar f. ocus ar doinind, Laws i 32.11 Comm.
40 ar f., ocus ar tes, ib. v 28.3 .nom churim ar commairgi | na
Trinoite togaide | ... | ar uacht is ar accorus, Ir. Lit. 92.28 .
ar theas is ar ḟuacht Ifrinn, Ir. Monthly 1922, 387.20
( DDána 22.20 ).a f. ín geimridh, Laws iv 90.5 Comm.
co n-erbailt do fh. ┐ gortai, PH 1910 ,sochaidhi ... décc do
45f., FM v 1384.15 .gur fhulaing an urdail sin d'f., Fl. Earls
56. 10 .o huachd na haidci, Ann. Conn. 1400.13 .g s.
indaimsir ...uachta , Trip. 10.25 =ḟuachta, Trip.² 125 .fuitt
fūacht .i. comēt fūachta inn sin, Corm. Y 249 .etach
do nocht ocus fri bruinni fuachta, Laws i 144.30 Comm.
50 imad cech fuachta, PH 4319 .pian ... uachda ┐ tessa,
6397 .ré géar-ghoin fhuachta, TSh. 6561 . Attrib.gen.
gomh fhúachta na haimsire, Studies 1921, 419.15 .do
bhrígh a nfúachta, Prov. xx 4 .air son an ḟuáchda, Acts
xxviii 2 .
55=` numbness ':don láimh sin do mharbh Garaidh | do
líon fuacht is do líon galar, Ériu i 32.250 .
In the phr.:le f. ┐ le fán:Rí Séamus agus a mhac do
dhíbirt le fuacht is le fán, E. O'Rahilly 295.26 .
Metaph.:Mac Aodha, aighne go dtreoir | gríos oireas
60d'ḟuacht ḟear n-aineoil`a fire fitted to warm the coldness of
ignorant men
,' Content. xxv 10 .
Asadj.? :basa uacht, TFrag. 106 .biaidh ... an geimh-
readh ... caol-ḟuacht`somewhatcold ,' Corp. Astron. 64 § 3 .
Compds.: ¤ gortae coldandhunger (advandva-compd.,
65see KM, Wortk. 1 ):a s. húair rombatar i mbochtai | dochúa-
tar in-huachtgortai, SR 1478 .

1 úachtar n(earlieróchtar q.v.)o,n., laterm. íochdar
úachdar, IGT,Decl. § 11 .
(a)the upper part orsurfaceof anything, thetop: is coīle
70'sa coīle corice a ū. ¤ , Corm. Y 262 (of a cowl).nathir
doilbth[e], ..., | derbaid for a firuachtur(of Moses' rod),
SR 4332 .lassar ..., dub a íchtur, derg a medón ┐ a uachtor,
LU 2147 .cechair .i. cec[h]air a huachtar ┐ uisce a hichtar
... laith .i. feith ┐ uisce for a hu. ¤ , O'Dav. 514 .focheird
75im ú. ¤ in corthe, LU 4698 .ciṅgid C. ..., co mbái for u. ¤
cobraidi scéith N., TBC 1996 ( LL 73a29 ).ar (for) ú. ¤ over
(ofclothes): do gabh uime ar u. ¤ a éideadh í put it on over
his armour
(viz. an léine), ML 42.20 .leinte geala ar u. ¤
earradh a marcsluaigh, Rel. Celt. ii 200.14 .ar u. ¤ cacha
80daibche, MR 130.2 .atchiu trí neollu, nél glan, ... néll
glas, ... néll derg ... | atciu ann ar a n-u. ¤ , Acall. 7591 .upper
part (of ahouse): u. ¤ tighe fan chléir chuire, | fine Néill
ag suidhe síos, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 198.71 .Of agrave: ro
adnacusa he i n-uachtur m'adnocuil fén, PH 1533 .i
85n-uachtur in ādnocuil, 1558 .nit ic na diablaib i n-a u. ¤
(comparing the avaricious man to a decaying tree), 7746 .
Of theair: saighnen ... tísadh a hu. ¤ aeoir docum talman
`from the upper region of the air,' CCath. 362 .Fig.:Césair
do toidecht a féic[i] ┐ a huachtur in domain .i. asin Roim,
372 .i n-u. ¤ an chláir at the top of the table , Corp. Astron.
5 106 § 40 .
Contrasted withíchtar:ni accatarsom cinnas boí thís a
híchturnóa huachtur túas fora hairde, LU 1927 .dichetal
for ochtraig co rathochra a mbí ina íchtur for a ú. ¤ do choṅgna
...`so that all ... that are below come to the top,' Triads 117 .
10 is cuma leis cia dhíobh bhíos i n-u. ¤ no i n-íochtar an mhála,
TSh. 868 .an té do bhíodh a n-u. ¤ ar ball do bhíodh a
n-íochtar(descr. of a scuffle), PCT 1641 .buailios a chum-
pánach ..., gur chuir uachtar tre íochtar a inchinne
1065 .
15Attrib.gen. upper,uppermost;foremost: in cloch uachtair
`the upper stone,' Laws i 140.17 Comm. gég úachtair na
tíre thall`the top-most branch' (fig.of King Arthur), Studies
1919, 73 .dá éan uachtair chuaine Chuinn`the two noblest
birds
' (fig.), Ir. Monthly 1926, 471.2 .i mbarr uachtair
20na fidhbuidhe, CCath. 668 . In phr.:ó íochtar go húachtar
from top to bottom: léine ní líontar dá dhul | d'fhéile ó
íochtar go hu. ¤ , Studies 1928, 68.11 .ro-dluiged iarum fial
in tempuil a ṅdib lethib, o ta a u. ¤ co a híchtar, PH 3365 . adv
i n-ú. ¤ above(denoting rest): a nem hitat aingil i n-u. ¤
25(MSiinuachtar)`above,' Ml. 42b10 . of something written
in a MS.:túas i n-ōchtur(gl.ex titulo), Bcr 32a3 . Hence:
beíth i n-ú. ¤ to be on top,supreme,victorious: iarruim
Cromuil do bheith i n-u. ¤ , PCT 1252 .an tí budh treise do
bheith i n-u. ¤ , 1845 .
30 lám i n-ú. ¤ :rapo doss díten ┐ rapo buinne bratha ┐ ropo
lám i n-uachtur leo Conall(proverb), CRR 36 ( LL 176a32 ).
go dtug Dia an lámh i n-u. ¤ ag Scotaibh ... orra God gave
the Scots the upper hand of them
, (i.e.the victory over them),
Keat. ii 6144 . adv
35 i n-ú. ¤ up,upward (after vb. of motion):ré buinne nó
ré heas abhann ... éirgheas go héasgaidh obann i n-u. ¤ arís,
TSh. 7610 .
In phr.:i n-u. ¤ a chind at the top of his voice :atbert ...
Mac C. in guth a n-ūachtar a chind, Aisl. MC 85 y ( LB
40 218a45 ).
(b)The upper part of a country: lá ro boí Condla ... for
láim a athar i n-uachtor Usnig, LU 9994 .i n-ūachtur Fer
Tulach, B. Colm. 56.26 .ro ionnarb Donnachadh a flaithius
Uladh iar nuachtar, `from the chieftainship of the upper
45part of U.
', FM ii 1088.11 .ro airccset Uladh iar nu. ¤ uile
`all the upper part of Ulidia', ib. 17 . Sometimes corres-
ponds to southern: Ú. ¤ Connacht Upper C. (i.e.Galway,
O'Flaherty, Iar gConnaught 99 ):sloigeadh do dhenomh
do Mac Uilliam ... in U. ¤ Connacht go Cloinn Riocaird,
50 FM iii 634y . AU 1366 .
Common in place-names: see Onom., FM index,etc.
(c)the upper part of milk,cream: ochtar ocus lemlacht,
Laws iv 302.23(C. G.).lan ueine tri nol do u. ¤ taiscida tri
la ┐ teora n-aidchi, SM Facs. 31a = Laws ii 254.4 ( ZCP xiv
55356 ).fuaramuir mil, u. ¤ ┐ onoir, PCT 1243 .
(d)u. ¤ go tóin name of a plant(lit.cream to the bottom)
supposed to turn milk into cream, ifmilk-pailis scoured
with it, Ir. Gl. p. 56 .Cf. uachdar`sanicula montana' ?;
O'R, Armstrong, Gael. Dict.
60(e)theupperof ashoe: a n-u. ¤ ní chaithid, ní chaillid a
ndeallramh`they wear not their uppers out,' E. O'Rahilly
xviii 51 .
Compds.: ¤ erraid`upper [outer ?] garments':bádar ...
gan ḟorbhruta iar ffágbháil a nuachtairearraidh isin ffiailtig,
65 FM vi 1916.11 . ¤ ḟairsing wide above: do chlarscíathaibh
... uachtarfairsingaibh moraib ina timchioll, CCath. 4984 .
With subst. prefix:co barr-úachtar a dond-fúathroci,
LU 6558 .sech barr-uachtar in sceith, TBC 1997 ( LL
73a30 ).
70Here perh.:in sdablaing ... doberthea do L. do lāruachtar
eanbruithi choiri C., BB 257b42 .