1 drúth

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Forms: drúith

adj Also drúith. See Loth, RC xxxviii 174 . wanton, un- chaste: co na fil fógnam d'imarcraid do Dia icon duine d.¤ sech na hainmigib brúidemla, PH 7458 (ref. to drúis). planed na ndaoine óg ndrúith (of planet Venus), 3 C 19, 284rb1 . Usually of women: ingen druth borrdualach, IT iii 98.8 . ní thuca in cóil clannmair osí drūith ēdrūith (leg. ēdruith?), ZCP viii 113.1 . ar tóin mna druithi, TBC² 3600 . fer mna druithe, Corm. Y 1018 ; O'Gr. Cat. 145.27 . mná drutha, ZCP viii 208.5 ; Tec. Corm. § 16.5 . Transf. of things: lia lāime d.¤ (druith, v.l.) `ein vorschneller Schleuderstein', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 21 § 1 . mad iat na neoil bud etrom druith, D iv 2, 54ra13 .

Hence as subst. f. harlot, courtesan: druth .i. merdreach, Corm. Y 473 . O'Cl. d.¤ .i. drochduine, O'Dav. 665 .

Compd. aithechmādad drūthsotal, TBC² 1594 .