comthócbáil

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vn. of comthócbaid.

(a) act of raising (together): comtogbáil in mormara `the rising of the great sea', CCath. 1238 . comthócbala comeirgi claideb general wielding of swords, LL 32379 ( TTr. 1570 ).

(b) act of stirring up or going to war, doing battle : comhtocbail cogaid `raising up warfare', CCath. 1042 . re comthógbāil chatha `the upraising of battle', Fianaig. 72.10 .

(c) muster, recruitment, forces : comthogbail do dhenum `a general muster', AU ii 376.2 . ar cind chomraim ┐ chomthocbala. renna áig ┐ imgona, LL 32159 ( TTr. 1348 ).

(d) Fig. act of rising up in opposition, vying : dogén féin mo chomtocbáil / biam tigerna oscechdruṅg, SR 854 . denam fri Dia comthocbal, 2742 . comhthógbhail no comhbuartus re righ n-Eirenn `to vie . . . with', TFrag. 104.20 .