cáep

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cáep or dil.ie/7639

n appar. orig. o, m., later ā, f. clod, clot, lump, mass : caebb .oo. gl. iȧcur, Sg. 6b15 and n . ata la nech asitchid batar cāib a inchinde romebdatar tria c[h]loicend, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. iv 9.16 ). bit lir bomand ega . . . caíp for n-inchindi, BDD² 862 . congabtha caepa doib corsat briste were pelted with clods, LB 238(d)a7 . do beandaís tuirt ┐ tromchaepa a taebhaibh . . . a chéili, CF² 1268 . amal comcumaisctis na gaetha . . . amal no betis is in caip cumascda as ar-tebit ar tus . . . .i. asin mais, TTebe 3081 . ealta caob (sic leg.) a crobhuibh each, Aithd. D. 27.4 . With defining gen. c.¤ cró clot of blood: is c.¤ cró mo chride cain, TBC-LL¹ 3691 . in ch.¤ chró ┐ ḟola ro-boí for a chride, CRR 12 . dara n-ésse ba c.¤ chró / in Lug rosgáet, Metr. Dinds. iv 216.15 . tánac ar tús . . . / am chaob chró a corp mo máthar / am chaob chriadh fá deired dam, O'Gr. Cat. 346.y . do-rigne . . . dí choep criad, PH 2289 . in fail i faghdais caeba críadh . . . no fóda fliuchaidi, CCath. 2520 . gur ghabhadar do chaobaibh criadh orra, Keat. iii 1430 . tángadar Tuath Dé / i coepaib (caipaib, v.l.) cíach cíar, Ériu iv 132.10 . caeba cruaidhrighni crefoigi, ZCP vi 279.y . risna cæboib coemchubair, TTebe 3065 . teilgidh an lasair . . . a lan . . . da caebaib teined, Ir. Astr. Tr. 44.14 . Fig. 'na caeb cumadh, IT ii2 131.229 .

Compds. camchúl . . . cadhblúb (of hair), Hackett² xxiii 3 . cor bo caep-meall cunscaigthech (sic) ar na comshuathad, MR 256.12 . gur crithnaigset in clar caeb-trom, 226.3 .