abel

Cite this: eDIL s.v. abel or dil.ie/50001
Last Revised: 2019

n (cf. Latin obolus, see EIF 595 ) a coin of small value, a penny (?): is laisin mnai cuit marlestra .i. abel 'the wife has a share of the large vessels, i.e. a penny', CL 160.4 .