ainnsile

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ainnsile or dil.ie/1494

n f. (Engl. loanword) handsel, earnest-money, first payment: eatal aithmhéile . . . do thabhairt mar ainsile do Dhia i n-íoc a n-uilc as earnest-money(?), TSh. 7843 . sgéala . . . / déara uaim 'n-a n-a.¤ , DDána 77.12 . do chailleadh . . . caitheamh aimsire a sluagh sain / truagh an a.¤ d'Eallaibh sad the presage, 73.9 . ag so i bhfroighibh na fighe / an cruinne ar gcor ainsile `the first attack on us', Aithd. D. 50.15 . glantar tairrsighe Teamhra / d'aindsile bhar n-oileamhna in prep- aration for, IGT Decl. ex. 1413 .