Google Book Search helps readers discover the world's books while helping authors and publishers reach new audiences. annj Uft, Lat angor, anguisli^ trouble, or vexation ; Ir. You can search through the full text of this book on the web at |http : //books . com/ i7..:.f ► Harbarli College l^ibrar^ BEQJJEST OF JEREMIAH CURTIN (Class of X863) Rbcbived Skptbmbbr 3, 1913 r Digiti zed by Google J Digiti zed by Google Digiti zed by Google Digiti zed by Google Digiti zed by Google Digiti zed by Google Digiti zed by Google OB, AN IRISH-ENGLISH DICTIONARY. Lat armu Sy unde arma armorumy the shoulder, also arms» so c^edfrom that part of the 6ody» which is the chief seat of strength; Ir. And if those writers had carried farther back their researches into antiquity, they would find in Diodorus Siculus, lib. that the Egyptians^ for a proof that the people of Argos and Athens, and of another city of Greece, named Asty, descended from themselves, alleged, ^^ that the se- cond order of people amongst them was those unto whom the lands of the countiy were assigned, to the end they may the better apply them- selves to arms for the defence of the country ; like those of Egypt, who are there the proprietors of the lands, and are therefore oblisea to fur- nish soldiers for the wars at their own charge." I have been often think- ing that the custom of feodal tenures for military service among the Egyptians, derived its origin from the time that Joseph bought for the kins all the lands of Egypt for the provisions he fruriished to the par- ticular proprietors, during the seven years of famine mentioned in Gene- sis ; after which event the kin^ was at liberty to give out the same lands in equal or proportionable divisions, as Lycurgus did those of his juris- diction, under the obligation of military service. Before that epoch the iroperties of particulars in Egypt were doubtless -of the free allodial ind, whidi in the primitive times must have been the -case in all other countries. Refrain from automated querying Do not send automated queries of any sort to Google's system: If you are conducting research on machine translation, optical character recognition or other areas where access to a large amount of text is helpful, please contact us. We encourage the use of public domain materials for these purposes and may be able to help. jrcu^b, Lat scopuy a floor-brush, or a sweeping-broom; Ir. a;tp, any huge lump or heap of earth; hence the Latin jilpesy the name of that huge mountain whicn separates Gaul from Italy; for the Gauls called all mountains or heights by this name Ailp, of which the Latins made jílpes, Omnes (UUtmines montium a Gralíis Alpes vocant UTy says Servius ad i Gneid x. Another word of the same nature with those I have mentioned, I mean soccagium, soccage, a tenure subject to services of agriculture, or some other duties or rents to the Paramount, has its natural root in the Irish language, wherein the monosyllable f Oc is the common and only appellative of a ploughshare, or that pointed iron instrument which lies perpendicular to the coulter, and parallel to the ridge.
It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. A public domain book is one that was never subject to copyright or whose legal copyright term has expired. Whether a book is in the public domain may vary country to country. It b particulafly to be remarked that the Guidhelian colony never £ve any other name to the island than that of Alban, or Albain ; and it when the Belgics, afterwards called Britcxis, anoestcnrs of the Wddb» and who in all likelihood were mij Led, either from the beginning or by d^;reesy with Gauls, as well as with Cimbrians and other Germans, fcnnced Áe Guidhelians towards the northern parts of the isle» the name they had first given it» followed them always» so as tjo be appropriated to whatever tract th^ inhabited.
Hence it came to pass that this name stuck at last to Caledonia» or North Britain, afterwards called Scotland» from the colony of Irish Scots who first settled in those parts imder the ccmimand of Fergus» son of Ere» and his brothers» in the beginning of the sixth century.
T THOSE THAT HAVE BEBN COMPOSED FROM THE NINTH AND TENTH CENTURIES, DOWN TO THE SIXTEENTH ; BESIDES THOSE OF THE LIVES OP SAINT PATRICK AND SAINT BRIDOIT, WRITTEN IN THE SIXTH AND SEVENTH CENTURIES. Nam, utl alibi Jam admonul, quemad- laodiim Ang U fuere coloaia Saxooum, et Britanni emisaio veterum Cettanim, Oa Uorum, Cimbronun ) ita Hlberoi sunt fc, water, the name it then bore amongst the people of tfie country ; and whether the word Tarn was always prefixed to Isc or Isis, either as an epithet, or as being the name of the nver Tame, which joins its water, as it possibly might also have joined its appel Mve with the river Isc or Isis ; in either supposition the Ibemo-Celtic word t&ri), which signifies «till, quiet, gentle, smooth, &c., was a very natural epithet for the river Thames, as well as it may be a very significative name for the river Taine.