urláiste

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Forms: urlaiste

n m. (`ME orloge, or rather from the by-form orlage,' Gadelica 80 ) an hour-glass: urlaiste `a timekeeper, a horol[o]ge ,' P.O'C. amhail shnigheas gainimh na huaire san urláisde, TSh. 112 . Cf. urralaisti (gl. horologium), Ir. Gl. 1135 , and see oroláiste.