coscar

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Forms: cosgar

n o, m. (cf. con-scara). cosgar, m., IGT Decl. § 17 (71.16) . victory, triumph; occas. in more general sense of slaughter , etc.: coscur .i. gu-scor, O'Mulc. 245 . in coscur ettæ gl. uictoria . . . adquessita, Ml. 43b8 . écmailte inchoscair (chostair, MS.) gl. qui uictoria insolenter, etc., 33c13 . banert (sic) fadesin immefolnged choscur doib, gl. uictoriam præsumebant, 95a5 . it fáilti iar coscur, Fél. Prol. 64 . rob do búaid ┐ choscor, LU 5084 (TBC). Conall ar choscor rich in victories as a C., CRR 27 . iss ed . . . ro thairmisc iat de choscur in chatha, LL 14411 . cosgcur remi dogrés he was always victorious, BColm. 88.9 . a hatli coscair, ┐ comaidmi, Cog. 78.9 . mo ch.¤-sa `my defeat', TTebe 4790 . cloídheamh ré cosgar na bpeacach, Párl. na mB. 3363 . coroin coscuir crown of victory, TTebe 2425 . ilach coscair ┐ comaidmi, Cog. 198.4 . gáir chosghair, ML 142.5 .

V. freq. with beirid, cuirid (and prepp.) is victorious, defeats : co rucur būaidh is coscur, Ériu iii 31 § 24 . co ruccar cosccar don bith, xix 13 § 3 . iar mbreith coscair for demon, BNnÉ 328 § 55 . iar mbreith buaidh ┐ cosgair o (sic leg.) Dhiabul, RC xxviii 316 § 27 . cia ro chuir in coscur, Táin 600 . in coscur-so do chur am foraīs ` havoc ', ZCP vi 72.37 . cosgur gacha sealga do chur, Fianaig. 52.14 . fer cora choscair dá chulcc, IGT Decl. ex. 729 ( Bard. Synt. Tr. 188.20 ). cur a chosgair his slaughter, Dán Dé viii 18 .

Concr. spoil(s), trophy(-ies): do-cumlat . . . cona coscor, TBC² 671 . troich imda ┐ mórchoscuir, LL 13896 . cen choscru cen chernu, ZCP xi 86 § 46 . ar ccosgur d'á eglais, ┐ ar n-iondmhnus (sic), TFrag. 122.1 . co n-imad cend ┐ c.¤ ┐ colann inotharlige chró, LB 129b42 .

Compd. With adj.: ima chorp . . . curata cosgurchalma, Ériu v 174.199 .

Cf. coscrad.