Definitions (by source)
‘act of spending’ (day, time, etc.,) 23.8, 24.4, 34.6
Aibidil Gaoidheilge & Caiticiosma: Seaán Ó Cearnaigh's Irish primer of religion, published in 1571. Editor: Brian Ó Cuív.
act of spending, consuming. do ch. a rosc, i.e. to shed all the tears in their eyes, 1553.
Leabhar Branach: The Book of the O'Byrnes. Editor: Seán Mac Airt.
spending v.n. of caithim. go mbí an rath i mbun caithmhe (proverbial), 1204
Poems on the O'Reillys. Editor: James Carney.
m., act of eating, 280; expending (efforts), 2186; using up, exhausting, 6574; c. aimsire, ‘pastime,’ 4161, 6036; gen. caithmhe, 8316
Trí Bior-Ghaoithe an Bháis: The Three Shafts of Death. Editor: Osborn Bergin.