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[Ir., cutting, incising].

The act of satirizing, lampooning, or defaming in Old Irish literature. Áer is the last weapon left to the hero on the battlefield; even when wounded and disarmed, he can respond with the power of the word, áer. Cf. ScG aoir.

Subjects: Religion.


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