graifnech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. graifnech or dil.ie/26485

Forms: Graiphnech

adj (grafand) o,ā fond of horse-racing ; as a noun a rider : graiphnech Cruachan, ZCP xii 234.9 . ba graiffnech ar Femen-maig, Met. Dinds. iii 202.32 . gid gāeth, gid grinn, gid graifnech, | in lāech cid finn, cidh feithmech, ZCP vii 299.1 . ech ... Taidg ghil ghraifnig, O'Gr. Cat. 488.13. a ua Duach Galaig grafnaig (: tarthaig) 'o descendant of Duí Galach who was given to horse-racing' Celtica xix 46 § 28 . As npr m. Graiphnech, AU i 194.2 .