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2 airge rafter, beam; Of a spear
airíarn some part of a spear (lit. front iron)
Aithinis name of a spear
1 bir Stake, spit; point; spear; spike; Cooking or roasting spit; antler (?); Expld. as hand in B. na f.
birín little spike, sharp point; dart, little spear
1 blad Fame, renown; in pl. somet. famous deeds, glories, triumphs (i.e. of a ruler or a king's reign); As name of Cú Chulainn's spear; various-famed
1 brága 1 neck, throat, gullet; Adam's apple, thyroid cartilage; quinsy (?); Hence by metonymy body, person; life (?). In legal contexts; neck (of a spear ); millrace 2
bun(n)sach rod, stick, staff; wattle; switch; a rod of safe con- duct, given to ollavs to ensure their safe passage through different territories; Freq. toy or boy's spear or javelin as oppd. to weapons used by adults; spear-youth; a Dart Javelin
2 carr 1 spear 2Name of part of a harp; pegs; cross-tree; Of shaft of mill-wheel(?); spear-fight
2 celtair spear
3 ces spear
1 cleth 1 tree-trunk, tree 2 house-post, stake, pole; tie-beam, cross-beam 3 spear 4 goad 5 warrior, chief
colg 1anything pointed, piercing instrument; spear-point 2 sword, prob. small sword, rapier 3 sting; stab, thrust; act of piercing, stabbing 4 awn of barley, wheat etc. 5 fury, rage
crann 1 tree; fruit-tree; blockheads; protector 2 wood (material), timber 3 staff, pole, bar, stock, plank, beam, axis; article or tool of wood; crozier; walking staff; handle(?); beam; fishing-rod; boat; bar; frames; distaff; mixing-stick; fire-raker; spearshaft, spear; lance; spearshafts; Cross; Mast, steering oar; ships; Of bed or part thereof; Of axis in ogam writing; post 4wooden piece used in casting lots; lot, destiny, fate
1 cranngal timber; wooden structure or object; ships; spear-shaft(s), spear (s); wooden house; tree(s)
cruísech javelin, spear , lance
1 dag good.; evil, bad; well; good, noble, intensive very; a good counsel; good merit, well-deservingness; a good metre; a good repentance; good fosterage; well-armed; a good fight; a good woman, a lady; a good custom; good behaviour, morality; good food; a good year; sweet-smelling; of good words; a good race; a good offspring; a good cook; a good counsel; a good adviser; a good heart, generosity; a good gift, poem, art; good and comely; good god; a good pair; a good bush; a good man, a brave man, a nobleman, a righteous man; a good (i.e. heavy) load; good rising-up; brave Eogan; well-informed; a good mulct; good use; a nobleman, a gentleman, a brave; good and modest; very fair; great wealth; good instruction; a good teacher.; a good deed; a doughty deed; valiant deeds; a good fence; a right, proper request; a good intention; a good daughter; very strange; a brave hero; good profit, especial weal; good time; a good price; a good son or boy; benefit; hilarity, jollity; a good mind; very big; a good security; good and bashful; good heaven; a brave hero; a goodly youth, a brave warrior; a good virgin; a good teacher; speaking well of; a good security; a good stanza; good grace or luck, full prosperity; well-trained; a good eye (of sight); a good resolution, purpose, a good end; majestic, sublime; good luck; good profit; a good illumination; very quick, active, expert; vigour; a goodly land; abounding in fruit; a good third; a good union; a goodly dwelling; good material, one well fitted to be; well informed; a noble nature, benevolence; a favourable sign; a good earner; a good foster-father; a good teacher; good education, good teaching.; a good knowledge; good repentance; a worthy imitation; a brave hireling soldier; good and wonderful, specially wonderful; a goodly protection; well-armed; a good armament; very brave; a good house; good milk; a good vassal; a good father; goodly patrimony; a good confession; a good fight; a good village, a good steading; a happy death; good speech; virtuous; virtuous; a virtuous life; a comfortable existence; good fame; a good taste; savoury; a good odour; a good brotherhood; a good victory; a violent beating; deep yellow; a good host; very brave; a good friendship; fully skilled; a good hive; a good decision; a good board; a good reputation, good fame; of good renown; very helpful (of God); good protection; a good protection; good comradeship; a good communion; a good sale; good hearted; a noble suit; very strong; a good meeting; a good colour; well-coloured; a hard fight; a good shape; well-made; well-built; good building, shape; comeliness; very abundant; a good revenge; a good protection; a good right, a good reason; very close; a good hand; a goodly sorrow; used of Easter Sunday; a good fist; a good troop; good and shrewd; a good way; a good fortress; good hospitality; generous; good Ireland; a doughty deed; a good knowledge; goodly wisdom; sharp-edged; reverence; a good hedge or fence; a good festival; a goodly appearance; a good sound; a good agreement, bond.; good pleasure; a good evidence, testimony; very long; a good answer; a good birth; a propitious incident; a good, proper entreaty; affable; well-spoken; good heroes of valour; embroidery; handy, dexterous; good spear-casting; dexterous; handy, skilful (in embroidery); handiwork, embroidery; a good bed; resplendent; a good (i.e. high) number; a good drink.; his faithful followers; very beautiful; very good; a nobleman; a good ensign; courageous; very intoxicating; good and gentle; very early; a good praising; a good pig; goodly folk; great courage, pride; a good poem; good strength; a good custom; a good shout; good and fresh; a good warrior; good beauty; very attentive; good ordination; a good drink; a good work; a good service; well-ordered; wide open; good penance; a good quarter (of a year); a good law; good and smooth; a good king; a good queen; a good constellation; a good running; a good sovran; well-composed books; a good likeness; good news; precious treasure; a good or noble seed; good weather; a valiant host; well sewn; a good giving; a good argument; well-established; faithful, trusty; a good talent; a good death; a good speaker, advocate; well-spoken; very strong; a good asylum; a good gift; a good service; a goodly gift; a good chief; a good multitude; a goodly tribe; very heavy; good pay or wages; a good load; a brave Ulsterman; a proper service; I break well; I arrange well; I shape well; I avenge fully; I know well; I serve well; I give good advice; I direct well; I establish firmly; I separate well; I present well; I deserve well
2 daiger a shaft, dart, arrow, a spear or dagger; a spear
dé-chenn Two-headed, two-pointed. Of a spear
2 deil 1charioteer's wand, goad; d. chliss spear or missile of some kind; one of Cú Chu- lainn's weapons, equated with sleg,; with cleitíne, .; of a sling (strictly of the staff of the sling, crann tabaill); upright supporting a roof beam; turner's lathe 2 hero, king, etc., prop, pillar, support (?)
1 díabul 1 double, twofold; name of a class of lawyer; double spear; twofold enemy (?) 2 double quantity or number, doubling; In prosody metrical device of doubling, repeating a word
2 dícheltair spear-shaft; headless spear
dub 1 black, swarthy; dark; dark (i.e. red) wine; black bile, melancholy; Of persons, swarthy of complexion or blackhaired; Of a blind person; iris or pupil (?); dark (in moral sense); dire, gloomy, melancholy:; In B. na f. great, expressing intensity;2 black pigment, esp. ink; an inkhorn; gall; oak-gall (?); dawn?3 dark and speckled; black and curling; very feeble; dark crimson; dark red; dark brown or dun; dark blue- grey, livid colour; turns livid; blue-black, intense black; dark tan- coloured; dark grey; the spleen; ball of the thumb; dark brown or dun; dark red; black-limbed (?); blackfooted; name of a plant, black maidenhair; black-toothed; plaintive-sounding; melancholy-mad (downright m.?; black-faced; black-shanked, -legged; black-eyed 4 abyss, deep; dark bondage; name of a disease (kind of jaun- dice?); part of an axe; sword; tribute; black bondage; blackthorn, sloe; crow or raven; downright perjury; obscure word; black hatred; black spear; nefarious stealing; black foreigner, Dane; black heathens, Danes; dark stream or river; black heathenism; black fluid or humour; melancholy; black vessel, name of a measure (?); dark liquid; black pool; Dublin; black exile; Of an outlaw band in general; Dane; symphytum or comfrey; penitentiary; mighty king; dark plain (?); black (crushing) defeat (?); dark design (?); dark pigment or liquid; foul weather; defiance, challenge; black fast (lasting three days); black fast, keeping a black fast 5 foul weather 6 black rod
duillend 1 leaf 2 leaf or strip for writing on; page (of a book) 3 leaf-shaped blade of a spear , hence spear 4having green leaves 5 leaf-shaped pin or brooch; leaf-shaped riding-whips
5 eochair one of the lower flanges of the triangular or leaf-shaped spear-head (?)
ette 1A wing, pinion; fin; Fin; Of some part of a spear; the wing of an army; Peak or tail of cloak (?) 2A feather, plume
fáen 1 prostrate, supine, lying on one's back; Of the dead; Of a vessel, upright; level; Of weapons levelled for attack; Of hands or arms laid flat, outstretched (esp. in prayer); Of a steep (?) hill 2 weak, ineffectual, void; void; sluggish
felmad 1a fence 2 a spear (?)
féthan (?) some attachment of a spear-shaft, scabbard or chariot-pole, gen. made of metal; in case of a spear , apparently a circular band or ring, which might be loosely fitting; bands
fían 1in wider sense a company, number of persons; shield-bearers (?); Of pieces in a game, chessmen 2 a warrior (late and rare); a General
fíar crooked, bent, curving; winding; `the bending (i.e. produce-laden); Of hair, curling, wavy; false; a curved spear; a curved blade; cross-track; contorting; thwartwise, diagonal; athwart, across; obliquely; intersecting; transverse; cross-piece, thwart (?); bent and crooked; bent and twisted; bent, contorted; curling and abundant (?); cuts across, transversely; mangled; mangled; transverse smiting
fid 1a tree (sense in Glosses).; a wood of trees; a tree-hedge; Passing into sense of tree-trunk, tree regarded as timber 2 wood, timber; Of a shaft or pole; spear-shafts; walking-stick; Of a wooden shield 3 trees (coll.), a wood or grove: distinguished fr. caill; the Fews 4a letter of the Ogham alphabet; artificial tree; alliteration 5a vowel, distinguished fr. taebomna `consonant'; vowels 6 drinking-vessel
fidba(i)d Trees (coll.), a wood or forest; hedge of trees; woodland; wooded ridge; uprooting woods; Transf. of timber; of fir-wood; spears; ` spear-forest' (armed warriors); Of masts; Of hair; Of the skeleton; Of a genealogical tree, a family; Of a person, scion
fidcheis a long wooden pole or staff ( spear ?)
1 fochair the butt-end of a spear (?)
focherd a feat at arms, a cast (of a spear ) (?); subordinate arts
foga A small spear , a javelin, in heroic lit. distinguished from gae and sleg
fogast some kind of spear or weapon
fográin the cusp or point of a spear or pointed weapon, staff, etc.
fograinne cusp or point (esp. of a spear )
1 forc a fork; hence a pronged spear (?); hand, clutch, grasp (cf. farc) (?)
1 forgab, forgam a blow or thrust esp. a downward thrust from a spear or other pointed weapon
forgabál, forngabál 1in physical sense grip, clutch; Holding fast, keeping back; constriction; Of a dam; in Laws forcible or illegal seizure, esp. of exacting a due already paid; recapturing; in wider sense seizing by force, capturing 2a method of spear-throwing
forgabalach epithet of a spear
2 forgráin point of a spear
1 fortche 1of a chariot, rug or cushion (?), often used in connection with forgemen; horse-rugs ?; shoe-leather (?)
2 fráech 1 furious, fierce; wrathful [ spear ] point; fierce youth 2 dangerous in wrath; lively in rage; fierce and dour
frithgrind ? Epithet of a spear; biting; `accurate (?), piercing (?)'
fúasma A blow or thrust (of a pointed weapon, generally a spear )
gaán a little spear , javelin
2 gabair spear (?); trident, fishing spear
gablach 1 branching, forked, pronged; sinuous (?) 2a forked branch; a javelin; the forked shaft of a sling (?); spear , lance
gabul 1a fork; some sort of a tool, pincers (?) 2a forked branch of a tree; a bough direct from the trunk 3the fork of a gallows, a gibbet 4(forked ?) beam, support or shaft (for diverse uses); a beam, a rafter (of a house); a support (a crook ?) for hanging a cauldron; a pillar;; a prop, an undersetting; Fig. upholder; yards (?) of a sail; a weapon, a pronged spear (?) 5the fork of the body, the thighs 6a bifurcation or angle in a glen, pass, etc.; the spit of land between two rivers (?) 7a branch of a river, an arm or inlet of the sea forming a creek or river estuary 8Fig. a branch or ramification of a family; of a genea- logical tree 9a branch or division of a subject 10
gae 1a spear , a javelin; used esp. of the spear-blade or head; a spear for juggling; a tent or roll of lint etc. inserted into a wound to keep it open; a tent or probe to keep a wound open; a pledget or roll (of lint, etc.) applied to a wound; by extension, a wound unhealed, a wound still bleeding, a haemorrhage; a murderer; a book- marker (lit. a book-spear ); honey suppository; of the threatening spear; of the red spear 2a ray, a beam
gaíde armed with a spear
gaithlenn some kind of spear (a javelin ?); Fig. a spearsman (?), a tall youth (?); a tall, slender maiden (?)
gaithlennach 1 armed or skilled with the spear or javelin 2a spearman
1 Gall 1a Gaul 2a Scandinavian invader; Northmen; Danes 3an Anglo-Norman, an Irishman of Norman descent, an Englishman 4a foreigner
gath dart, spear
gathlann spear-blade (?)
gerr 1 short (of space or time);; a short time 2 castrated; a short horse, a gelding (?) 3? syncopated
gilech the spike or spear forming the central boss of a shield
gilla 1a youth of an age to bear arms; one who has arrived at the third of the six ages of man2a male child, a boy 3Used of a pupil 4a servant, a gilly, a messenger; cup-bearers; grooms; a spear-gilly; sergeant (?); horse-boy; the boy who feeds the smith's furnace; a stud-groom, a stableman; a messenger
2 gó a spear
goithne a little spear or dart, a rod or wand
gonfainne a spear , a pike
gop 1 muzzle, snout, beak 2 point or head of a spear; in pl. end of tongs
gorm 1 blue; deep-blue, caerulean; Of crystal, metallic sheen 2 green. Of verdure, vegetation; water 3 dark, swarthy, black 4Fig. illustrious, splendid 5 fiery red (?); red-fiery
3 goth a spear , a javelin; the sting of a serpent; lance-blade; poison-darted
gunbuinne a spear , a halbert
1 idna, indna 1 a spear , a weapon, generally in pl. weapons, spears 2 banner (?), standard (?), a sign 3a point, an end; ? Of the edge of the sea; in consequence of 4a battalion, a battle line
2 imdae 1a compartment or cubicle in the large hall containing a couch or couches for sleeping. `an apartment in a great house or palace,'2a bed, couch; Of a bird's nest; Of a serpent's lair; Of an ass's stable; Of the source of a spring; ? Of the cover of a spear 3Fig. grave, tomb 4an abode or resting-place in general 5 imda Ciarain, the name of a church at Clonmacnoise
ingai one transfixed by a spear
láige 1 mattock, spade 2 spear
láigen Spear; broadheaded spear; Leinster
2 luibne 1 fingers or toes 2 spear , lance 3 shield(s)
1 mael 1 crop-headed, shorn, and by extension bald; tonsured; bald 2 youth 3of cattle, hornless 4of things blunt, headless or pointless (of a torso, stump, etc., also of weapons) 5of places, etc., bare; dismantled; Exposed, defenceless 6 fig. blunt, dull, obtuse 7 awnless wheat, or perhaps free-threshing wheat 8 blunt-fingered, clumsy; blunt-pointed 9 consecrated residences; a blunt or broad-toed shoe or sandal; bald head; bare stone' (blunt or flat?); a flat- topped hill; a clenched fist; fist with closed thumb used as a measure, about four inches; Transf. a blow with the fist, a cuff; sword; a (blunt-headed?) spear or javelin; a large mouth- ful or lump (of food)?; a dismantled or outworn earthen fort; a blunt splinter; stump of a tree 10 truncates
manaís A large spear with broad head and sharp point; a `trowel-shaped thrusting spear
manaísech armed with a `manais', spear-wielding
midṡeng, mideng 1epithet of a spear-shaft 2of sea 3in prosody of a variety of `dian', the metrical form belonging to the curriculum of the fochlocán
mimasc 1 part of a spear; a guard-ring below the blade 2a fastening or security of some sort; a bolt or staple; a staple 3 name of a metre
muince A collar or necklet (generally of metal and worn as an ornament); Of an armlet; Of a metal band (?) encircling a spear-shaft
muincech wearing a collar or necklet; Of a spear
muir 1 sea-beach, coast (? sea-dyke)?; a sea bag', inlet of the sea; a cormorant; a sea-judgement; (in pl.), mari- time law; sea-bond; transf. of a chieftain a sea-compeller, sea-ruler?; a sea-fleet; a naval expedition; in fleets; castaway, shipwrecked person; a sea-fight; a naval expedition or hosting; a sea-raven; sea-faring (? coast- ing); an inlet of the sea.; a sea-spear , harpoon; sea-sickness; a sea-lunatic'; a sea-fugitive or wanderer, term applied to the mermaid Lí Ban; sea-sorcery, sea- magic; sea- fish; a sea-island; full tide; sea-pool; a lagoon, salt-marsh; sea reeds, sedge; a sea-plain, salt marsh (?); a sea animal, fish; rough sea; unnavigable seas; a viscid sea; sea-produce; sea- strand; strand, beach; sea-monsterful 2 sea-raven; sea-dog
muirenn a spear; sea, flood
1 muirnech of uncertain meaning, used as epithet of a `manaís' or broad-bladed spear .
murga a sea-spear , harpoon
omna 1the bole of a tree or sometimes a tree, by later glossators identified with the oak.2a spear-shaft or spear 3a mast
1 rincne A spear (poet.)
rind- 1 sharp-pointedness; acuteness; spearmen; spear-renowned; acute; keen investigation, contemplation; blade of grass; great swift- ness; argument 2 spear-fighting; sharp- pointed; star-bright; sharp- pointed
1 rind 1a point, tip, apex; Hence the point (of a weapon or sharp instrument); Hence used for a spear or pointed weapon (esp. in pl.); spear- points; a tongue 2 end, extremity 3a cape, promontory 4 apex; climax 5 point, acumen, keenness 6the final word of a verse-line 7by dint of, by means of8
rindmar spear-possessing?
1 rón a seal (sea-animal); seal-spear , harpoon
1 ruibne a spear , lance (poet.)
ruibnech 1 armed with a spear (spears)2 attended by throngs or hosts
1 sab 1a shaft, pole, stake, occas. used of a spear-shaft or haft of a knife;2 support, upholder, champion, leader
scían knife; edged spear
sleg a javelin, spear , lance; a wood of spears; spear-point; pierced by a spear
slegugad act of piercing with a spear
snaide 1act of cutting, chipping, hewing, planing; Of the planing of spear-shafts; Of lacerating flesh, etc. 2act of making, fashioning, creating; Of the putting together of a genealogy 3act of wearing away, causing to waste away, afflicting
súainem 1 rope, cord, string 2 thong or loop of a spear 3 course, confluence
techtairecht message, errand, mission, embassy; Of the flight of a thrown spear
treg spear; a fish-spear; transfixes
treṡemnech having three rivets; a kind of spear
tuinsem 1 act of trampling on, crushing under foot 2 impact, shock; Of the thrust of a spear; Of the wind; onslaught; explosion
1 tuire 1a pillar 2(lit. pillar of a palace) applied to a spear 3Of persons lord, chief
uball, ubull 1the fruit of the apple-tree, an apple; a crab-apple; wild-apple; the fruit of other trees, viz. fig and palm trees, etc.; a pomegranate; a pomegranate; a date; the fruit of the forbidden tree; apple of discord, etc. (of classical mythology); the apple of the eye : (fig.); the apple of the throat, Adam's apple 2any globular object, a ball; as an ornament to confine the hair; musical balls; feat-apples; a weapon of warfare, a missile, cannon-ball; the ball of a (ball-and-socket) joint (Anat.); the pommel of a sword; the knob at the butt-end of a spear (?); the boss of a shield
uilen 1An elbow; somet. forearm; Symbolic of power, help; in sense of anger, wrath; oppresses, crushes 2 Angle, corner; Of an altar; Of a chariot; Of a shield; Of a ship; Of a plough; Of a spear; Of a chessboard; Of a river bend, winding; Of the sea an inlet (?); Of a land, continent; Fig. a hill
uinnius An ash-tree; Of particular ash-trees; A spear-shaft of ash
(?) uraicde ornament, mounting (of a spear ) (?); additional structure