utlach, ultach

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n o (s), m. (earlier n. ?) (uth + -lach, LEIA U-31 ) a lapful : ultach cnó, IGT, Decl. § 11 . dosbert Patraic utlach do bissib óigrid conusléic for lár, Three Hom. 6. 20 = (g s.) co torinol lán a utlaig do bisib ega, Trip. 10.26 (= sinum implens Lat. Lives 46 ). duine ... ┐ ultach do bharrach lín aige `armful,' TSh. 418 . pl. marcsluag side ... ┐ utlaigi do eitib en find ina n-ochtaibh do thuighi in tighi, IT iii 195.6 ( YBL 184a ). tecait ... ┐ a n-utlaige do grissaig ina caslaib, Fél. 40.20 . dochonnac ... cethrar ridired ar echaib ┐ ultaig óir acu, SG 303.18 . Compd.: utlach-brosna: no beredh utlach-brossnada mora do slisnib na fuat le `lap-faggots' i.e. lapfuls of firewood , CCath. 3978 .

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