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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. Author: Geoffrey Keating. Editor: Osborn Bergin.