coicell

Cite this: eDIL s.v. coicell or dil.ie/10052

Forms: coicle, coicne, coicéile, coigle

n [ā, f.] (com + cíall, see Meyer Ériu ii 57 n. 2 ). n p. coicle, coicne (also as n s.). Cf. coicéile (c), coicill. ? coigle m., IGT Decl. § 2 (39.14) .

Thought, secret; intention : coiccill .i. smúainteachadh no imradhu . . . buí iga choigill ina mheanmain, Ériu xiii 67 § 76 . coigill .i. smuaineadh no rún, O'Cl. coigle .i. rún, ibid. is eol dam-sa cech cocell / it chridiu ro buí `thought', Ériu xviii 20 § 35 ( Blathm. 100 § 35 ). as e scrudas nama / inne caich ┐ a ccoiglea, Blathm. 163 . hi mbrethir hicocell hiṅgním in thought, Thes. i 253.11 (St. Miss.) ( coicill .i. imrad, O'Mulc. 281 ). ? saor dar coicli clann in tsaír / nír scaíl ball oibri dar úaig, IGT Decl. ex. 54 . serc . . . / conrig coiclea co ndéni `fetters thoughts', Ériu i 195.3 . coigle bana beodaige pure, living thoughts, 138.8 = coicne, ii 55 § 4 . coicni gēr gonus dāine / ni frithit māine māra, Corm. Y 948 . a coigle gur críchnaiged (: oibre) `purpose', Metr. Dinds. iii 56.24 . arus-foet caill duleglas / ropo coigne uleamhnas (`slaughter'), Fianaig. 10.z . coicne fri antestai `secret plotting', Celtica viii 62.44 (coicce, v.l.). coicli .i. comairle, ut est nísn-imraide na coicli cridi, O'Dav. 373 = coicle .i. folach, H 3.18, 31 a cited ib. Cf. tū mo choicli cridi (C.C. to Fer Díad), TBC-I¹ 2658 = chocne, TBC-LL¹ 3469 = coiccne, TBC(C) 2065 . do las coigle gach cridhe (: oibre), Arch. Hib. i 92 § xxv . promad cach a coigni, O'D. 542 ( H 3.17, 434 ) = a choigine .i. . . . a cubhais, O'Curry 1770 ( 23 Q 6, 37 a ).