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1 cres

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cres or dil.ie/12868

adj [o, ā] expld. as narrow, slender, restricted : ced leth . . . / coslafe mo bachlach cress, Auraic. 5365 ( LL 5172 ) = cosluidfea mo cobhlach creas `narrow fleet', 1603 ( BB 328b39 ). ? domidiur de / secht cachtu cíchsidi crissu `slender', Corm. Trans. 110.9 cited O'Dav. 345 . nī bo c.¤ nach cinēl duit `in want', Fianaig. 16.8 . nirbu c.¤ coicne / coimchnis brāithre, Corp. Gen. 4.17 . cuig bha gach natha nada c.¤ , Ériu xiii 27.8 = cuig ba . . na dicress, Laws v 62.24 Comm. .i. caol, O'Dav. 476 . creas .i. cumhang, O'Cl. dún Cermna nad chress celar, LL 2151 . In a variety of chevilles: nad-chres, SR 1191 . 3059 . 3529 . luadh nad creas, ZCP xiv 161.6 . clú nad cress, Metr. Dinds. iv 92.15 . slicht nad chress, Hib. Min. 40.9 . Inber Cíchmaine, cid cress `though it be narrow', Metr. Dinds. iv 176.1 . Duma nEirc, ní haichde cress `no narrow work', i 46.21 cited as c.¤ .i. cumung ut est duma nEirc, ni haighi c.¤ , O'Curry 1177 ( H 3.18, 467 ).

As subst.: crothsait cress ṁbodbae `sie erschütterten ein Kriegsgedränge', Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 20.23 . feruid in coil imma cress / a mes `around its narrowness', K. and H. 9 .