slabrae, slaibre

Cite this: eDIL s.v. slabrae, slaibre or dil.ie/37790

n (slabar) ,f. `res definita, restricta' Ascoli p. 275 .

(a) stock (usually of cattle): it séoit bóṡlabra[e] direnatar dó `chattles of kine' (Gloss.), Críth Gabl. 120 . e(i)rrech di ṡe(i)scslabrai `requisition of dry stock', 562 . tarb for slabra, Laws i 126.6 .i. i n-aimsir dara, 144.4 Comm . olc sén uare ar dotbi | aithechthuathi dia ṡlabrai (slabri, v.l.) `when a vassal of the country cut thee (i.e. a holly tree) for his cattle', Mór M. 11 . ropo imdegail cacha slabra dún eter mag ┐ tech, LU 5025 (TBC). conidmbertadar cosa na slabra triasin talmain so that the feet of the cattle drove him through the ground, TBC² 1358 . ferr sochraide slaibre friendship is better than stock, RC xlv 79 § 19 . is slabra .i. is cethir, LU 6913 (M). Of horses: at- chíusa . . . sainslabra sainigthi remib .i. trí .lll. ngabar ndub- glas a special herd .i. four hundred and fifty steeds, BDD² 462 . Of other animals: cissī slabra in dīscer-sa thall? . . . ois alta, TBC² 680 .

(b) a marriage portion, a dowry : issed slabri conīrad: mairc cona cairpthib (of the portion given to sons), Fianaig. 6.7 . ni ra gaib si tra Eithne cen a slaibre do Buchiut . . . eter boin ┐ dam [┐] duine, ech ┐ or ┐ argat (of the portion paid for a wife to her fosterer), RC xxv 36 § 13 (= tindscra, ib. 30 § 13 ). ised . . . conatecht-sí ina slabra fuither fossuid cona febaib `she asked as her bride-gift', xv 458.12 . trí fuchachta nad increnat slabrai `three cohabitations that do not pay a marriage-portion', Triads 155 . slabhra is ainm do bócethraib is d'echsrianaib amra, O'C. 1326 ( H. 3.18, 608b . Cf. 1466 , 2062 ). fiach mna marbslabra `? the liability of that part of a woman's dowry which consists in dead chattels' (Plummer MS. notes), O'D. 1607 (H. 5.15 , 12 col. 1 ). Míss, fuair, cen dedail de | sóer-druim Senaig 'n-a slaibre (i slabre, v.l.) `the noble hill of Senach as her bride- gift', Met. Dinds. iii 240.12 . slaibhreadh (slabradh, slabhra, v.ll.) ainm do choibhche is cáir, Met. Gl. 29 § 49 . slaibhre .i. coibhche, O'Cl. See also s.v. mac(c)slabra.