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Subject: Re: Cath Crinna §23
From: David Stifter <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 10 Feb 2009 08:55:17 +0100
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Dennis King wrote:

> Neil McLeod wrote:
> 
> > Do-gní in liaig a leges & osclaicid na crêchta & do-bertar baicc 
> > taris et dergthair coltur iar sain i tenid et do-be[i]r in liaig 
> > ammus de for broind ind f*ir. Co tânic in días êorna & in duirb mét 
> > lochad & in gaî & cech a mbaí and archena.
> 
> DIL is a bit vague on what a "bacc" is.  

It's a "hook", to keep the wound together, like stitching together a 
wound in modern medicine.

David

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