pellec

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Forms: bellec, pellec

n [f.] (< Lat. pellicium, Meyer GJ iv 106 ) a skin bag or basket : bellec, gl. fiscina, PCr. 17b1 ( Thes. ii 226.29 ). pellec, gl. sportula, Ir. Gl. 136 . ? pellec .i. bél-ecc .i. ec [eccda, H2] ina bel. No pellet .i. pell-set .i. seta pellis impi .i. a croicend Corm. Y 1066 (the former explanation seems meant for bellic, the latter for this word). tri peillge . . . .i. peillec dechmaide ┐ peillec mirenn ┐ peillec tuirtin ciric, ZCP xii 291.16 , 17 = pellic dechmaide, etc., Mackinnon Cat. 130.18 (`a basket of tithes, a basket of broken meat and a basket of waxen tablets', Meyer GJ iv 108a ). trí pheillce nó trí mála leathair, Keat. iii 3444 (same tale). peillic `a skin, hide, . . .pelt ', P. O'C.