2 glasán

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Forms: glasán

n (2 glas) o,m. dimin.

(a) the name of a bell (from its silvery or coppery sheen ?). Of Columba's bell: dofhá- gaib an glassán .i. a chloc fen indte, BCC § 154 . Afterwards given to Finnbarr, ib. Mochuta's bell, afterwards Glasán Ua Súanaig, BColm. 20 n . Berach's bell: ro baoi Berach, ┐ an glasan ina laimh, BNnÉ 40 § 82 . Fíndachta's bell, ZCP xiii 26.12 - 13 .

(b) some herb or greenstuff; salad, watercress (?): a ghlasáin, a adhghlasáin | a lus forsa mbí in t-ṡuibh, Buile Ṡ. 64.19 . glasán `watercress or salad,' Hog. Luibhl. ? To this: Caill na nGlasán n. l., BNnÉ 39 § 75.