trebad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. trebad or dil.ie/41618

Forms: trebaid, trebaire

n u, m. vn. of trebaid. ? As o, m. toimsech trebaid , Met. Dinds. iv 104.46 . Cf. toimhseach treabhaidh .i. treabh no baile da dtoimhsdi cíos, O'Cl. (see Hermathena xiv 470 ). IGT Verbs § 67.

(a) act of ploughing, cultivating; husbandry: ainim do feilce domaine i t.¤ `animal which has become useless for ploughing,' Laws ii 360.17 . comobair trebta do luad `the work of ploughing,' 358.3 . bo trebiththa `ploughing ox,' i 46.z Comm. is t.¤ i maig mo th.¤ i ndeadaig mo chon, TBC² 533 . is ansu limsa mo thech oldás mo t.¤ uli, LU 8386 . ó rogab tre(a)bad resorted to husbandry, Críth Gabl. 89 . ó gabais trebud, BDD² 1310 . leth a treabthai, Cáin Ad. 24 . fri har ┐ t.¤ in talman `for tilling and ploughing the ground,' Fél.² lxi 42 . na dá thuaith déc cen t.¤ | ... | in ri réil rodas- biathái, SR 4633 . imtar taicthig a trebthai, 4661 . cid messam t.¤ ? ... t.¤ do ná crenar enech na anim `a house- keeping by which neither honour nor life is bought,' Tec. Corm. 18 . in t-áes cumachta ... in t-áes trebtha, LU 6251 = trebaire, TBC 2420 . M. in ríg-threbtha `of the kingly house- hold,' Met. Dinds. iii 334.22 . is adbar sainnte saethar ┐ t.¤ , Alex. 857 . lasin fer trebtha ` farmer ,' RC xxvi 44.1 . ce beith mac deit nó th.¤ | frisa nérchóilis scarad `if thou shouldst have a son or householdry that thou hast determined to part from,' Ériu i 201.1 . ní bhía an tonnmhuir gan trea- badh `the wave-tossed sea will not be unploughed,' RC xlix 171 § 21. ni [dhlé] a-bhos treabhadh an tnúidh `'tis not right in this life to indulge avarice,' PBocht 7.2 .

(b) residence: treabad inforais `habitable residence,' Laws iv 128.5 . co ndeine a rudrad ocus a t.¤ fair `he makes his prescription and his dwelling upon it,' v 314.13 . t.¤ fair .i. do thighibh, 316.8 Comm. erna trebtha .i. biail ┐ fidhbha `house-irons i.e. a hatchet and a wood axe,' 392.11 Comm.

(c) In phrase t.¤ menman a searching of the mind, taking thought, resolve (?): ro innis a treabhadh menman dóibh gorab d'fegadh a ngaiscidh tainic `out of `husbanding of spirit' he told them that he had come to see their valour,' Expugn. Hib. 30 . gidh olc thuillim | atá 'nar dtreabhadh meanmain-ne | th'fhagháil as th'fheirg | i n-anáir deilg na dearnainne `I could by hearty services win thee from thy wrath,' Dán Dé xvi 16 . dá ghaol féin—ni fiadhach gar | nach truagh an treabhadh meanman ? DDána 86.13 . gan treabhadh do-bhir Breaghmagh | treabhadh menman ḟir Alman, IGT Decl. ex. 292.