graifne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. graifne or dil.ie/26484

n (grafand) ,f. horse-racing : gan mhalairt, gan ghraifne greagh `no commerce or horse-racing,' Ériu viii 192.23 . ó ghraifnibh meara (ghraifne mhear, v.l.) a marcshlúagh Éigse iv 80 § 7 . ó ghraifne a ngroigheadh 83 § 22 . as dúinne do churtháoi an graifne 'for us the race would be run' KMMisc. 352 § 5 .