cúaille

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cúaille or dil.ie/13317

Forms: cúalne, chúalle, chualli, cuaille

n earlier cúalne (cúal), dí chúalle , LL 12975 , da chualli , 14423 . stake, pole, post : cūaille .i. de an cūal, nō caoile quam alia , Corm. Y 328 . cuaillne fernae (rhet.) `a stake of alder', Corm. Bodl. (28.17) orcc. cuaille gl. palus, Ir. Gl. 495 . Common as material of (wooden) structures, fences, etc. cor cuálne, ZCP xii 365.33 ( Laws iv 340.14 .). bla cuaille airbi `a stake in a fence', Laws iii 290.10 . ar cūaillib cell, Bruchst. 30 § 67 . etir chúalle ┐ cháilach `both pole and palisade' (of a `ríg-thech'), Metr. Dinds. iii 80.z . buna na cuailled `butts of the stakes' (remains of war camp), CCath. 2997 . se duirn isin chuaille, Laws iv 140.6 Comm. amuil in cuaili, iii 176.22 Comm. in cert for cuaille `the rag upon the pole' (to scare the timid), i 178.2.Comm. an crann chuirthear 'n-a chuaille the tree that is put down as a stake (does not last long), DDána 57.8 . bliadhuin don chuailli a year is the life of a stake, Lism. L. xli 5 . is Lagin rosmarbastar / nirbo chualle i (sic leg.) Cind Tíre (of one of many heroes slain by Leinstermen), ZCP xxiv 141 § 37 . cuaille feda see s.v. felm . bērat do chend co rraib for cuailli ar bēlaib R., Fing. R. 96 . do thabairt a chind ar an cuaille ḟolam atā 'mon dūn, Ériu iii 168 § 25 . cuaille cuilinn na coradh tríd `the holly-stake of the weir (of Clúain Tarbh) through him', Cog. 257.11 . ar cuaille na himdhaide, ALC i 8.25 . sibh ar dhá chuailli do chor `on two poles' (of a bier), O'Hara 3577 . M. . . . do marbad . . . d'orchor chuailli, Ann. Conn. 1408.10 . an cuaille Fáil `the flag-staff of F.,' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 156.119 . cūailli īaraind fora brut, TBC-I¹ 3284 . LL 11977 `an iron stake', TBC-LL² 4485 , `stake-brooch', Contribb. 542 . cóirighios a sgiath . . . ina cuailli comhraic, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xix 6249 . Smiting the c.c. (`pole of battle') was a challenge to fight, ZCP xxiii 309 § 5 , Plummer MS notes. cuailledha trēna Tuathail (of warriors), ML² 1362 . meraidh uaim tre laidhibh leat / in cuaille ma comhraigeat the axis where they meet (sc. cōic cōicid Ērenn), BB 31b21 ( ITS xli 72 § 1 ).

In name of metre: berrídhi ar rind chuailli so, IT iii 101 § 179 .

In nn. loc. see Hog. Onom.