noíl, noíll

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Forms: noil, noail

n f. gutt. st., also ā-st. an oath (legal term, archaic?) : noil, Laws iv 142.1 . noail, ib. 3 . trí noíll doná dlegar frithnoíll : noíll mná, etc., Triads 165 (glossed: trí naoill .i. luighe nó mionna, p. 40 ). madh naill dligthech fonais, O'Dav. 1256. is ann doallad naoil ina luige in inbaid is fiadnaisi righ fri cath, Eg. 88 f. 3a ( O'Curry 2147 ).

g s.

(a) beim naillech tendering an oath, Laws i 232.1 . fīr noilleg, iv 284.12 . oppud noilliuch refusing an oath, Anecd. iii 24.6 . is esomain naillech .i. is lasamain fri tabairt luighi, O'Dav. 781 = is essomain noillach, Ériu xi 74 § 13.

(b) opad noille, H 3.18 p. 117 - 118 ( O'Curry 222 ). fer n-éithech naoille a perjurer, O'Don. Sup. s.v. naoill (< H 3.17 c. 435 ).

a d s.

(a) fortoing for grad asid n-isliu ┐ fosernnat a noílligh `he dissolves (or arranges) their oaths', Laws iv 326.20 (`their affirmations support him', MacNeill, Law of status 299 ; they support his oath?). acht dorata naillig, H 3.18 p. 330 ( O'Curry 676 ).

(b) tuṅgim noíl fom'arm dric dron, LL 146b22 = PRIA 1893-6 p. 542 . manis-nais naill, O'Dav. 1256. ce damhthur ar noill by oath, Laws iv 294.3 . do naill, v 470.28 . ? ririss noil Lochae Leibind, ZCP xii 236.1 (appar. alludes to a battle). d p. do noillechaib, Laws iv 326.16 .