díbell

Cite this: eDIL s.v. díbell or dil.ie/16015

 

I As adj. worn out, old: d.¤ .i. ni inbrithe in bello . . . d.¤ sin .i. roscaich aire, O'Mulc. 311 . dibel .i. dimeltae .i. nī buithe in bello , 300 . dibeall .i. sean nó aosta, O'Cl. do senorcaib crinaib dibeldaib, BB 496b20 . in manach noibell (leg. n-dibell?) n-dermitnech, MacCongl. 105.9 .

II As subst. debility, feebleness; ruin, debris (?): in sean co nd.¤ a ruisc, Corm. p. 23(s.v. gluss ). dibill muilind the ruin of a mill (?), Laws iv 142.27 . ? go n-deárnadar díbheal dianbhrúite don churadh a crushed wreck (?), GJ ii 37a = Atlantis iv 172.40 .

Compd. airegdu in t-ōc co ndagrusc oldās in sen co ndībelrusc, Corm. Y 689 .