1 deithbires

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Forms: deithbirsib

n [u,m.] (1 deithbir) just or reasonable cause, the necessity which calls for a certain action . See O'Don. Suppl. is edh is becdethbirus ann .i. ric a les é ┐ connicfad a sechna; is edh is mardethbirus ann .i. ric a les é ┐ nocha cumaing a sechna, O'C. 398 ( H. 3.18 222a ). daine nach doich do dul uada acht le dethberes except by necessity, Laws iv 230 . fri cach oen tic fri dethbiris every one who comes on business, v 152 Comm. d pl. deithbirsib, i 198 Comm. dethfirse techta fitting necessities, Anecd. iii 21.9 . dothet cach pennain fo meit an pectha . . . ┐ fo dethberas ara ndéntar, RC xv 488 . ni bu ainm cin tothacht ┐ cin dethberus a name bestowed without just cause, PH 6267 .