trechem

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Forms: Trichemh

n [o, m.]

(a) three-year-old pig (see, however, ZCP xvi 208 ), three-year-old sow, sow of three litters ( EIF 87 n. 162, 656 ): deling .i. mucc dá bliadain ... o deling co trichem .i. o debliadain co teora bliadna, O'Dav. 706. o deiling co treichium, Laws ii 246.6 ( ZCP xiv 351 , see also 352 ). co trechium .i. co tri hal .i. tri mbliadan .i. isin tres bliadain marbtar, 22 Comm. .l. torc trichem (leg. as compd. ?) `fifty young boars,' Ériu xii 176.9 . ? Of a person: sentrichem senchaillige, Triads 114 (`the chronic cough of an old hag,' see trichem). ? As n.pr. Rosa .i. mac Trichim, Laws i 16.23 . Trichemh, BNnÉ 110 § 47.

(b) Perh. of growth of corn or of land cropped only once every three years: miach bracha, do braich eorna a ardtreichem, Laws ii 238.17 . i. ar na trencheimniugad as in talmain aird cumad fhearrde a ith (sic leg.), 240.5 Comm. Cf. a desebhar ardtrichem talman, O'Dav. 705 (with similar gloss). See Thurneysen, ZCP xiv 350 . ? Cf. also: fobraithe bairce ... .i. treicheam fir luinge .i. treide trencémnigther don tí atci in long, O'D. 1609 ( H 5.15, 12a ).