nús

Cite this: eDIL s.v. nús or dil.ie/33361

Forms: nús, núis, núsa, nuis, nus

n m. nús (g s. n p. núis, núsa), IGT Dec. § 38.11 . g s. in nuis , O'Mulc. 735. Beistings, milk of a newly calved cow: nús id est lac nouum, gl. colostrum, Thes. ii 43.3 . nus quasi nouus , Corm. Y 994. nus .i. nue-ass, O'Mulc. 735 , cf. 827 . nus, Laws iii 228.7 (see nuidlech). co ra gaib in bo 'ma nus, Fél. 148.19 (: tús) = banus, LB. lan a sreabainne do nús o cech boin, CF p. 73.10. ? nus, gl. onesta, Ir. Gl. 256 ; leg. ouesta = Med. Lat. obesta `beistings'. Fig. rugais . . . mo chlann uaim is iad 'na nús freshness, early youth , Measgra Dánta 61.54 (Gilla Brígde Mac Conmidhe, 13th cent.).