clíarach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. clíarach or dil.ie/9480

adj o, ā (clíar) having or frequented by many bands of clerics, (poet-) bands or choirs (freq. as epithet of people or places): Abbán abb cain c.¤ , Fél. Oct. 27 . buaid clerigh cliaraig ceolaigh, IT iii 99 § 168 . oen mac dec Cannan cliaraig, Rawl. 76b9 . ó bás Neill Chaille chliaraig, LL 15593 . dar múr Casil chliaraig, 6570 . i coiciud chliarach Connacht, 21580 . a leith Chuind chlíaraig, Met. Dinds. iii 138.10 (`tuneful'). do bhí sé scolach scorach . . . / do bhí sé cliarach, Keat. Poems 778 .