áelta

Cite this: eDIL s.v. áelta or dil.ie/625

adj (1 áel) limed, limewhite: usce loch aelta .i. ni maith do dig ní maith do indlut limy, LL 283b27 . caisil ard aelta, BB 442b22 . co mhúraibh aelta `plastered', Marco P. 49 . áen-balla íseal á.¤ , Expugn. Hib. § 32 . a c[h]loch alota `its lime-washed stone', Ériu v 60.17 . na cúirte cloch aolta, FM vi 2192.9 . i gclochaibh aolta Éireann castles, DDána 100.12 . biaidh sgim aolta don adhbha / biaidh dhi dealradh corcardha, L.Cl. A. Buidhe 185.141 . Of persons: clann aelta Amlaib, Prolegomena 44.16 . sduaidh chneasaolta go ngné ghloin, DDána 87.12 . a leacan aolda mar shneachta `lime-white', E. O'Rahilly xxix 13 .