? irell, iríall

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? irell, iríall or dil.ie/29050

 

Forms: hirill, n-irellaib

n `a spike,' the thong which bound the spear-head to its shaft ? : a s. ó indsma go hirill (co hirlainn, v.l.) (of a spear), TBC-LL¹ 5195. d p. do sabaib ocus do sonnaib ... cona n-irellaib iairn imma cennaib `spikes of iron round their tops,' CCath. 3591. da craisech ... cona ndib n-iriellaib imdaingnib iarnaidhib fotha `two strong iron thongs,' 5305 . fithchell Crimthain ... | lán do í.¤ a mna | con foirfed secht lanamna, Acall. 3946 (Ed. suggests fír-íall).