1 caise

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 caise or dil.ie/7961

n , f. (cas)

(a) intricacy, crookedness : cuird co caisse `an intricate task', Metr. Dinds. iii 396.3 . úire ar chríne 's ar ch.¤ `fresh vigour for age and stooping', A. Ó Dálaigh xxiii 3 = coise: loige, Measgra D. 76.9 . Of hair: méin ch.¤ 'n-a camchúl fhionn, DDána 49.10 . c.¤ a chiabh is glaise a shúl `curliness', Ériu xvi 195 § 5 . neimh-meirge is c.¤ 'na cúl `rippling', A. Ó Dálaigh xii 6 . c.¤ na c.¤ i ngach ruibe dá buidhe-chuachaibh, O'Rah. 18.5 .

(b) In special application stream, rivulet : go c.¤ na H., Isaiah xxvii 12 . áit srotha leathuin ┐ chaiseadh, xxxiii 21 . seachnaid iasc grian-tsruith is c.¤ caoin ciúin `rivulet', O'Rah. 30.11 .

In rivername, see Hog. Onom.