1 pell

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Forms: peall

n o,m. (Lat. pellis) peall, IGT Dec. § 65 . An animal's skin or fur (?), hence a rug or blanket, generally one for sleeping on (oft. nearly = mattress, couch). pell, i.e. a pelle .i. ón c[h]roi- cend, Corm. Y 1042 . pell ondi is pellis , 797 . ro scailed a pell fae, Cog. 196.21 . ni bidh . . . pell no brothrach . . . fui isin lepaid, CCath. 2909 . nir chodail ar peall, BNnÉ 134.73 . ná bíom . . . gan luighe araen ar einphioll, O'Gr. Cat. 367.19 . ag roinn aoinphill dúinn is dó he and I sharing one couch, 453 z . da mbé ag duine | i ndíol a pheacaidh peall gaoiside `if a man wear a horsehair shirt' (?), Dán Dé xxx 6 . pl. pill, coilcthi, clúime, LL 297a43 . ba duthain pennan na pell, 136b33 (`transient was the torment of the couch', RC xlvii 289 z ). re dergud imdad do pellaib cimsacha corcarglana, TTebe 462 . Of a pad for placing under a scribe's paper (?): tabhair fós páipéar is peall | fám láimh `paper and cushion', Studies 1923, 597 § 4 .

In sense of skin, fur : do thoguibh sí in t-at pill da cenn `hat of leather' (? fur), ZCP vi 291 y . at pill, gl. pelleus (= pilleus?), Ir. Gl. 831 .

Compds. ¤buide: a uích chuicpatan peallbhuide of a tawny- pelted hare (?), IT iii 96 § 151 . ¤coím: Pallas pellcháem, LL 233a3 (`fair-skinned', TTr. 1168 ).