cnaí(ded)

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late vn. of cnaïd. act of gnawing, wasting : ni fliuchaidhecht amáin gheinis acht cnaidedh = corrodit, ZCP xviii 266.27 . do cnái na gáethmairechta = ad ventosi- tatem consumendam, O'Gr. Cat. 207.10 . a n-easlāinte ... baoi gā chnaoi, Beatha S.F. 426 . Cf. midach ... merchnáiti `rapid-wounding', MR 224.19 . gér líonmhar cnaoi mo chridhe wounds , Arch. Hib. i 94.1 . cnáoi ┐ fíabhrus, Lev. xxvi 16 . i ngéibheann cnaoi, Keat. Poems 125 .