caíle

Cite this: eDIL s.v. caíle or dil.ie/7721

n , f. (cáel) thinness, slenderness : ho choili gl. macie, Ml. 39c39 . do chóile nó do reime, O'Dav. 1392 . fidh cæl fota . . . ┐ mor a fhot ┐ a caile, RC ix 468 vii . atconnaic a cæile ┐ a troighi, Lism. L. 2722 . ac dul i cáile ┐ i tróige, SG 45.11 . go ndeach mo chorp i gcaoile, Dán Dé vii 23 . a dul . . . a cáili cuirp, O'Gr. Cat. 189.10 . caoile a seangmhalach, DDána 49.13 . cen nach caile (cheville), Anecd. i 66.2 . Name of a disease: conach .i. in tasgalt, no in caile (in a list of diseases in cows), O'Curry 657 ( H 3.18, 320 ). Fig. cé messam do menmain? cōili . . . ar nī talla nach mait[h] for menmoin cōil narrow-mindedness , ZCP iii 454.7 . atá sé do chaoile 'na cheirt-bhreitheamhnas strictness, TSh. 5406 . do chum sé gach connradh chum caoile, Hackett² xxx 68 he fulfilled every contract to a nicety, note. Of time: tré chaeile ré an Ridire shortness, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 342.16 .