dosach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dosach or dil.ie/18434

adj o,ā (1 dos) bushy, compact; having many branches or thick foliage (of trees): dair d.¤ duilledach, Buile S. 64 . i mullach croinn dosaigh dlúith, 120 . crann d.¤ , CCath. 342 . ilar a cráebh nd.¤ , 669 . scáth óencrainn mhóir dossaigh gégaich, Ashm. 1763, 167a . Cf. FM vi 1912.5 . Transf. of roots: géag ó sgaoil dlúithfhremh d.¤ branching , 3 C 12, 18.7 . Of hair: cenn an fábhra dhosuidh dhlúith, Rel. Celt. ii 302 . Of a country: tír bhraonach d.¤ leafy, bush-bearing , IGT Decl. ex. 1245 .