cóiced

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Forms: cúigeadh, cóigeadh

ord. num. (cóic). Later also cú-.

I o, ā fifth : cōicet, Ériu lviii 97, 102 (Computus Einsidlensis) . ainm inna cōicthe dúalche, ZCP iii 26.26 . co dorus in chúced (sic) nime, LU 2111 ( FA 17 ). tinscetal na coicedi aessi, Rawl. 74a10 . an cúigeadh céim, TSh. 1257 . ann sa ccúigeadh blíadhuin dég, 2 Kings xiv 23 . In phr. c.¤ déc fifteenth (day of month): meditir . . . esca i coigid dec (of eye of Cyclops), Aen. 162 . samalta ra ésca 'na ollchóiciud déc a gnúis full moon, LL 34960 ( MU² 530 ). See oll-. co cóicmad (leg. c.¤) déc Kal. Martai, PH 5001 . iar tindscetul na coicdhe dec = finita quarta decima [die], 5108 .

One of five : dorat B. . . . in coiced tocht saille, Lism. L. 1253 . in c.¤ gaiscedach is ferr, Acall. 6556 .

II As subst. o. n. (a cóiced-sa Celtica viii 29.61 ). cúigeadh, cóigeadh, m. IGT Decl. § 11 (55.3) . A fifth part, one fifth : cuiceadh suire, Laws ii 32.4 . cuiced a lamtorad, 396.29 . cuicedh seised a loige `the fifth of the sixth', v 322.3 .5 . i n-oen cuiced `one period of five days', 408.3 (cf. cethramthu, 161.56). dlighidh dos cuigedh n-égsi, Ériu xiii 22.25 .

Frequ. one of the `five fifths' of Ireland, province (see O'Rahilly, Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. 172 ff. ): cūic cōicidh Ē., Sc. M² 23 . tar crich cuicid . . . isin cuiced, Laws i 6.23 - 4 . re cách cuiged d'ard-cuicedaib Erend, MR 148.8 . fer cosanta . . . a cuicid fein, Ann. Conn. 1265.7 . rí cuicid, ┐ rí Erenn, Laws iv 226.y . Of specific provinces: cúiced de chóicedaib Hérend . . . .i. c.¤ Crúachna Connacht, Táin 22 - 3 . coigedh Medhbha, Hugh Roe² 112.28 . coiced Galián . . . .i. Lagin, LL 2793 . dā chōiged Muman, ML² 887 . Without qualifier or with gen. Éirenn us. Ulster: badbrī cūicid Ērenn, Bruchst. 7 § 7 . F. mac A. rex in choicid, AU i 140.16 (see 141 n. 9). E. . . . ridomna Coicidh Erenn, ii 10.13 . M. . . . co cuiccedh Erenn, ┐ A. . . . co ngalloibh, CS 200.5 (glossed Ulaid). Also: bai coicid Conchobair in Connall, Rawl. 143a26 . Hence: i n-agid cethri n-ollch.¤ nÉrend (i.e. other than Ulster), LU 6303 (TBC). See oll-.