1 fortche

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 fortche or dil.ie/23972

Forms: foirtchi

[n ,f. ? See tugae] a covering in various senses.

(a) of a chariot, rug or cushion (?), often used in connection with forgemen : f.¤ forsa suidmís suide suilig LL 119b1 . for fortchi in charpait 121a2 ( RC iii 178 ). f.¤ uanide LU 9263 . fordeirg a fortgae LU 8346 ( FB 24 = foirtchi, Eg). eich ... ┐ a fortchai forderga foraib ( horse-rugs ?) LU 4801 ( TBC² 310 ). dosrenga a fortgae ┐ a forgaimniu robatár for Coin C. LU 5120 ( TBC² 636 ). a ṡencharpat ... cen ḟortga cen ḟorgemne TBC 4600 = cen fogaimen cen fortgai TBC² 2934 . acht ci tormaisead feoil na fortche foraib (viz forsna traigthib) = shoe-leather (?) BDD 2 , explained : feoil na foirtce .i. etach amal ata brog, H 3.18, p. 529 . (hence, prob., foirtchi .i. fiorthuigh .i. bróg, O'Cl.).

(b) of a spear, wrapping, sheath (?), see 1 fortched and fortuge.