caiptel

Cite this: eDIL s.v. caiptel or dil.ie/7867

Forms: caipitil, caibidil, -li, -lech

n (Lat. capitulum). Later also caipitil. caibidil f. (g s. -li, -lech), IGT Decl. § 184 . Cf. g s. an dara caibidle, RSClára 63a .

(a) chapter of book: ro hordaig . . . in kaptell sa, LB 107a26 . is-in tres caipdel fichet in Eclesi[asti]co , PH 7769 . adeir Galenus a caibidil tsinoca . . . , RC xlix 44.1 . Of division of poem or hymn: ic gabail tri caibtel don biait `chanting three chapters of the Beatus', Three Hom. 122.23 . biait . . . slechtain etir gach do coibdel, RC xv 491.23 = cich di chaibidil, Ériu xix 64 § 25 . .vii. cáptil ind ┐ .vii. line incech cáptil (of a hymn), Fél.² clvii.x . caibdel cen chomma ar Cheilbe `a chapter without verse on C.', Metr. Dinds. iii 54.5 . tuír . . . / co léir ord na caibdel (: taitnem), Auraic. 5195 = LL 5075 . deich caibtil . . . ┐ remfocul isind Amru (of ACC), RC xx 134.y . In Fél. quatrain: cech c.¤ . . . / sloindfith féil cech laithi, Fél. Prol. 299. 319 .

(b) ecclesiastical or religious chapter: apaidh Erenn . . . do dul tairis soir ar an caipidil coitchinn `general chapter' (of Cistercians), ALC i 256.11 . airdespuc Arda-Macha, ar n-denam Caibidleach coitcinne a n-Droicheat-átha, AU ii 336.2 . capidil mor la primfaid Arda macha . . . i lLugmad, Ann. Conn. 1242.7 . do bhattar cleirigh an bhaile fein i ccaibidil, ZCP x 20.z . an t-easpoc ┐ a caibidil, BCC 58.14 . Of chapterhouse: ro hadhnacht . . . i mainistir S. Fronseis is in ccapittil do ṡonnradh, AFM vi 2296.16 . Cf. Tony cam gan teann i gcaibidil in council(?), Ó Bruad. iii 138.6 (`in chapterhouse').