airchaill

Cite this: eDIL s.v. airchaill or dil.ie/1676

n name of some part of a door: do chnámaib elefinnte . . . dorónta na doirsí ┐ na hircholla, Alex. 592 = ercomlatha, BB 493b13 . ar-sesatar aili daīrnemthi aurchoilli `other `daernemed' persons sat by the door-posts', Ériu xix 83 § 13 . nipsa cháusa cruib i n-aurchaill / bása chúsa comnart do chomlond, LU 9326 . Fig. Dun Sobairche . . . / . . . / telchaind for muir móir maídim / erchaill aíbind ar herind, LL 2112 . earchaill .i. ursa tighe, O'Cl. irchaill (earcuil, ircaill v.l.) ursa buidhne becht, Metr. Gl. 9 § 6 . `a pillar, the commander of a band of men', O'Don. Suppl. Cf. aircholl?