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(1) foll. by ar, watching, watching over, 5935. bím a bfhaire oram féin do ghnáth, ‘ siempre ando velando sobre mi,’ 2478. (2) foll. by gen. of object, act of guarding (ar = against), 3588. faire na ccéadfadh, ‘ guarda de sentidos,’ 1841. [Ultimately a double of aire.]

Desiderius, otherwise called Sgáthán an Chrábhaidh. Author: Flaithrí Ó Maolchonaire. Editor: Thomas F. O’Rahilly.

act of watching, guarding, líon a fhaire, a sufficient company to guard it, 3845.

Poems on the O'Reillys. Editor: James Carney.