erball

Cite this: eDIL s.v. erball or dil.ie/20216
Last Revised: 2019

n o, m. (? 1 íar + ball Celtica i 359-60 ) a tail: erball didiu iar-ball .i. ball dedenach ind anmanda, Corm. Y 507 . robatar lamo iomda lais et iarboll, Aisl. Tond. 108.24 . erball fata garbh 108.29 ; 134.21 . iter erball ┐ [ḟ]indfad ┐ uth tail and fell and udder (of a cow) Laws, iii 378.9 Comm. ; 370.9 . manid in leuidán...adchomaic a erball, LU 85b21 = BDD 56 . dam...gu n-urbull imthromm, LL 247a28 = IT iii 247.1 . samalta fri herball fiad-eich, IT i 271.24 . ó ó go erboll from ear to tail (of a bull) TBC-LL¹ 6159 (iarchomla v.l.). gabhaidh dá earball air fein lashes himself with his tail (of a lion) TSh. 2608 . erblu asa toebu, LB 149b28 . ruainneach earbaill eich, YBL 343a26 . ina n-erblib (of horses) RC xiii 68.20 . co n-erblaib abbelaib accu o mud na con `wagging their tails' BColm. 82.34 . do bhádar iorbuill orrtha...agus do bhí cailg a n-a n-iorbluibh, Rev. ix 10 . bun a nearbuill the rump Exodus xxix 22 . In name of bird , erball ar crith wagtail : in ten re nabar erboll ar crith, G 11 205b30 , Almusór 20 .