fúalascach

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Forms: fualascach, fualas- cacha, fualas- cach, fualascachaib

n the ex. cited from Sg below suggests m. but the others point to n. or f. (deriv. of flesc, Thurn. Gr. 511 ) small branches, twigs, osiers (coll.); a bush, brake or thicket: in fualascach bec ásas asin chrunn Sg 65a7 . fualascach (gl. arbusta ` branches ' Ps. lxxix 11 ) Thes. i 5.39 . don fualascach maeth (gl. virgulto) LB 277a43 . n p. na fualas- cacha (gl. arbuscula) Lib. Hymn. i 70 gl. 28 . cf. inna fualas- cach (gl. vitulamina) Ml 48c23 ; (gl. parva virgulta) ib. 24 . d p. fualascachaib ib. 22 . tulach ... [┐] f.¤ coisegartha inti, Aen. 66 (virgulta Virg. Aen. iii 23 ). ar lar fualascaigh coirneacdai, TTebe 46 . na feda ┐ na fualascada 313 . fualas- caige imda ┐ fidhneimedha ` shrubs ' CCath. 4108 (hence probably fualascaidhe .i. slaitine beaga cáola, O'Cl.). doni- ter cretach curach ... do ualoscaibh [fualascaigib v.l.] in muighe 2377 . Cf. co nár fágaib frémh na fulasgach na flesg ḟeadha go grian na talman gan nochtadh ... co nár ḟás frémh na fulusgach na fér, ina fochan ... san ionadh sin ..., B iv 1, 144b12 ( = Glenmasan MS. Celt. Rev. iv 208 , which omits the plant-names). In place-name: a Beluch ... Fhualascaig, Met. Dinds. ii 58 . Cf. Ráith foalascich, Arm. 18a1 ( Thes. ii 240.15 ). As npr. m.: mac Fualascaig, Rawl. 89a22 . LL 349a57 . Cf. fúalasg.