1 forc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 forc or dil.ie/23410

Forms: forc

n (<Lat. furca Meyer, RC xii 465 , Ped. i 230 ) a fork; hence a pronged spear (?); hand, clutch, grasp (cf. farc) (?): g p. Finnachta na forc (i.e. Finnachta Fledach) LL 296a32 . Fig. of a warrior: laoch lonn ... f.¤ fri feraibh LL 385b45 . Forc rí Herenn (.i. gobul ri rigaib Herend e) LL 44b30 = f.¤ rig Erend (.i. gabail re rigaibh E.) 380b37 . ? bas bosgill f.¤ guba, Dinds. 42 (= forcc BB 372b43 ).