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1 derc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 derc or dil.ie/15580

Forms: derc, Dercce

n o, n., later ā, f. Cf. derc f., IGT Decl. § 39 . hole .

(a) Of an aperture: a da laim tria d.¤ (tre deirc, Y) a sedlaig immach, BDD 2 = tria derca ṡedluch al-lenith immach, TE 4 ( IT i 119.24 ) = a di laim tria deirc a sedlai amach .i. tria brollach a leineadh, H 3.18, 528.y . bói dercc tresan comluith, RC ix 468.5 . for deirc cuislinde by the hole of a pipe, Ériu ii 134 § 113 . d.¤ a tona, O'Dav. 572 .

(b) Of a cavity, hollow: ronighed in d.¤ fas the empty eye-socket, BB 383a38 = Dinds. 64 ( RC xv 462.6 ). i nd.¤ a oxaile armpit , TBC-I¹ 1327 . ón deirc ochsaile co 'roile, Dinds. 6 ( RC xv 296.3 ). hole or pit in the ground: ben dia claite d.¤ , Cáin Ad. 2 (cf. asin pull talman, ib.). dogníthe d.¤ don chetfóit ┐ cliatha tairsiu, RC xiii 454 § 48 . gur thuit i bhfairthis nó i ndeirc dhomhain, TSh. 576 . ar ghrinneall na deirce, 579 . Of a grave: eisg ar cend do cholla resiu doberthar issa nd.¤ , LL 278b24 = resiu dorattar isin deirc, Lism. L. xii 21 . feis la marb i ndeirc, RC xv 488 § 8 . Of a well, pool, etc.: tuc Eochaid a chend . . . fon topor | corbo chroderg in d.¤ dron | d'fuil ríg, LL 157b40 ( Metr. Dinds. iii 344.83 ). D.¤ ṅdub (name of a well), LL 30a51 = D.¤ dub, Dinds. 1 § 10 ( RC xv 281 ). Of a cave: dearc .i. uagh no úaimh, O'Cl. dochum na derca a cotlad in luch dunn, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 28 § 10 . pn Freq. in place-names: D.¤ (Dercc) Corra, RC xxv 346 § 2 . D.¤ Ferna, g s. uath Dercce Ferna, LL 189c28 . i ndorus Derci Ferna, 44a21 .