2 carr

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(a) spear : c.¤ .i. gae, O'Curry 94 ( H 3.18, 67a ) ( Corm. Y 380 ). c.¤ .i. sleagh, O'Cl. a ch.¤ ar bélaib cechtar n-a(e)í, Críth G. 592 . dusleigi in cairr ina ndiaid, YBL 212a34 = Carrfiaclach, RC xiv 243.35 . a gae fodessin . . . .i. in Ch. Mailodrāin, Fing. R. 990 . ic dēcsin na cairre . . . .i. in ch.¤ Belaig Duirgen, 1008 - 9 , cf. Dinds. 14 . c.¤ da dorn, O'D. 943 ( H 3.17, 660 ).

(b) Name of part of a harp: tēta argait inda chruit, carra óir fuirri ` pegs ', Fianaig. 34.3 ` cross-tree ', Meyer Contribb. caissidir carra (carranda, v.l.) menncrott, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 94.7 ). ? Cf. cuir-se téad ch.¤ in do chruit, Measgra D. 7.132 = corr `additional ?' Gloss.

Of shaft of mill-wheel(?): im c.¤ in muilinn isin fothigh, Fing. R. 877 ; mill-shaft, Studies on Early Ireland 17 , but appears to be m. here and so belongs to 1 carr . Note also: dī chairr déc . . . cetri cairr, LB 120b24 - 25 (= cláir, SR 4233 - 7 ).

Compd. With noun: facbad Art oll a oenur / arse in Cond ar carrbaegul, LL 18010 ` spear-fight ', Meyer Contribb. Add. See 1 corr.