Gaileng

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pn sobriquet of Cormac great-grandson of Oilill Ólum, the eponymous ancestor of the Gailenga, q.v. Cormac G.¤ a quo na ceithre Gailenga, H 3.18, 42 ( Thr. Ir. Gl. xliv 29 ). For fanciful etymologies of the name see ib. xlii foll. (from H 3.18, 42 ). Cóir Anm. 239 . As epithet treacherous? (cf. ref. to etymologies supra) : Druth gaileng cen indtliucht, IT iii 85 § 83.