2 fíad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 fíad or dil.ie/21886

Forms: fiad, fiadhu, fiaidh, fiadeich, fiaidhleitiús, fíadmucca, fíadrath, uball

n u,m. (acc. to Ped., i 112 a derivative of fid `wood,' orig. an adj. = ` wild ,' cf. W. gwydd `wild' and Lat. silva- ticus < silva, a sense preserved in compds., but early applied to wild animals in particular, and used as subst.) Wild animals, game, esp. deer , early coll. but later also distrib.: f.¤ foluaimnech skittish deer (?) ZCP v 22 § 11 . ní rontétlai fíad dar fráech no quarry escaped him Met. Dinds. iii 158 . oc seilg ar cach f.¤ hunting every game LU 9888 ( Proc. RIA iii 1893-6, 534 ). im chetguine muicce no aige no fíada no fiadmíla TBC 248 . a ndegaid ind ḟiada síde the fairy deer Acall. 5324 . tecaid fíad alltaide ┐ loitidh ... uile 4211 . fiad 4429 = dam allaith 4430 . f.¤ cacha feda (.i. allaid), Laws v 482y (484.20) . in duine tainic do gait in fiadha as in cuithig iii 458.4 Comm . lánamain gacha fiadha ar bith a pair of each (species of) wild animal (including birds, see Duan. Ḟ. p. 20 ), Acall. 3615 . pl. na fiadhu wild animals (oppd. to: na ceannda), Laws iv 120.6 Comm. no marbdais na fiada ar luas LL 260a34 = IT i 72.12 . tangadur na fiada amach isin muir ar teiched roim na conaib, Acall. 3234 . lus na fiadh (gl. ferina) Ir. Gl. 183 . an fiadh (= cervus Ps. xli 2 ), TSh. 4424 . fiadh .i. fiadhain ` wild, savage '; `a deer' (g s. fiaidh); fiadh fionn ` fallow deer ' P.O'C. ( Deut. xiv 5 ). fiadh ruadh `a red deer ' ib. fiadh barr a stag BCC § 163 . § 297 . Compds. ¤chapall wild horse: amhail do-ní fiadh-chapall don chapall mhín ó neamh-aithighe na cuinge, TSh. 7450 . ¤chat `a wild cat, a forest cat ' P.O'C. (possibly a mistake for fid-chat, q.v.). ¤cholum a wild pigeon (gl. palumbem) Sg 70a16 . ¤chorr a crane TBC² 1940 . ¤chullach `a wild boar ' P.O'C. Ps. lxxx 13 . ¤ech a wild horse: g s. fiadeich FB 37 Eg. ¤fraech: Fódhla na fiadhfraech of heathy wastes BR 158.18 . ¤graig a herd of deer (or wild mares ?) ZCP viii 311.9 . fiaidhleitiús wild lettuce (ref. to lactucis agrestibus Exod. xii 8 ) Eochairsgiath 98.3 . ¤mag: untilled plain: for fiadmaighibh, CCath. 866 . ¤míl a wild animal (esp. of the deer kind): inna huili fiadmila (gl. omnia [cervorum] generis animalia) Ml 121c20 . (Of two calves:) foréimdes comairle forru odergena fiadmíla díb LL 165a50 . fiadmila bid i muine, Corm. Y 646 ( hares ?). i n-adba oss ┐ ḟiadmíl ┐ sinnach TBC 5996 . feoil oss ┐ fiadmil ┐ mathghaman, CCath. 2906 . snechta mór ... co rola ár n-innili ┐ fiadhmhíl ┐ enlaithe ... FM ii 852.12 = conruslá ár ndaoine ┐ indele ┐ ḟiadhmhíol an mhara ┐ énlaithe ALC i 46 . f. fairrge a seal (?): mar clises fiadmil ... fomorda fairgi fa murbruchtaib ... min-eisc ` sea-monster ' MR 248.10 (cf. f. an mhara in last cit.). ¤móin a bog, swamp: fidh na fiadmoin (: iarnóin) IT iii 69 § 16 = Bruchst. i § 25 . ¤muc wild pig: Dinds. 35 . pl. fíadmucca, Met. Dinds. iii 386.12 . fiadhmuc .i. muc fiadhain O'Cl. fíadrath stock granted by a wanderer or outlaw(?): f. .i. rath ernir i fidh eirnidh loingsech no fogluid no feinniuth, O'C. 879 ( H. 3. 18. 393b . See 2 rath. ¤uball a wild apple, crab-apple: FM iii 614.3 . fiad-ubull, Laws v 474.1 . meitis fiadubla `as large as wild apples' Dinds. 62 . míach fíadubull BDD 85 .