3 ces

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n [ā, f.] spear : `iodhna', is `ceis' ┐ `cealtoir' ar ṡleaghaibh, Met. Gl. 24 § 16 . ceis .i. sleagh, O'Cl. Eochaid Uarches … Ceasa uara bádur aigi ina chomlannaib (MSS. chobhlaighibh, cobhl–aibh, chobhaighibh) … Eochaid Uarches .i. úar-ghaiech. Nam cess gai dicitur 'Eochaid Uairches … He had cold spears in the battles he fought … Eochaid Uairches, i.e. of cold spears. For ces means spear ' Cóir A.2 ii 8 § 30 , cf. LMuimhneach 44 ( SGS xxii 87-94 ). do impō an āithc[h]eis `the sharp spear', Ériu ix 178.13 . crand na ceisi, IGT Decl. ex. 1090 . gu caitheadh cheis, ex. 1321 . re crann rionnfhúar gcaol gceise, Studies 1921, 418 § 9 . a cheis do foilceadh san gcogadh (cheís v.l.), Hackett² xxxvii 11 . ? Here: a beathamnass, a ceasa, a cosnuma, a cleas n-airm, Ériu iv 148.1 (`bee-hives(?)').