cáintecht

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n ā, f. (cáinte) art of satire, lampooning : cerd cen run .i. cen eolus . . . .i. in cainteacht, O'Dav. 1351 . . . . diberggae ┐ druithdechta ┐ cantechda (in list of most serious sins) `satirizing', Ériu xix 58 § 5 . ba cainti ar caintechtí .i. ar geri ┐ gorti ┐ amairsi, Hib. Min. 65.20 . erdarcu i cerdu cáintechta `more renowned in the arts of satire', Aisl. MC 43. 29 .