dé-chenn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dé-chenn or dil.ie/14883

adj o-ā. Two-headed, two-pointed. Of a spear: gan arm na láiṁ acht bior decenn (v.l. decen) dercc TBC 4470 . dorochair don bior dechend (v.l. decen), ib. 4473 . The quantity of de- is uncertain; perhaps short, through influence of trechenn. Cf. trechend RC xiii 448. 15 and déchendae above. Like the latter in Mid.-Ir. superseded by