1 deán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 deán or dil.ie/14808

n a name for the highest grade of poet; master (?): con-aimes do dean lin saor suad 'there has been assessed for a dean … the noble complement of a sage ' UR 34.8 . bérat th'eneach, a ben bán, | is indisfet dom deaan, CIH v 1605.24 . See also degan. Derived by Carey from día + -án "godling" BBCS xxxix 38 .