casal

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Forms: -ail, -air, -al, caslaib

n arch. causal, Celtica i 299 n. 2 . ā, f. (Lat. casula). n s. also -ail, -air. Twice with k-infl. in pl. Appar. also o, cf. g s. sním casil, ic figi chasil, Mart. Tall. 104 (Ed.'s transl. `wall' (caisel) seems less likely); a d s. -al, Lism. L. 2389 , ACL iii 22.13 .

Mantle, cloak, chasuble : casalda .i. penula, caṡal, PCr. 66b1 ( Thes. ii 230 ). c.¤ a cassala , Corm. Y 252 . sochaide mór . . . ┐ cassla . . . impu, LU 2198 ( FA 28 ) = caslacha, LB ( IT i 188.23 ). co caslaib , LU 1971 ( FA 4 ) = casraib, LB ( IT i 172.24 ). in druí i medón na caslae = cassula, Trip.² 607 . mo ch.¤-sa immut-su = vestimentum, 586 . a lín ló fil fort chassail .i. for-t chochull, Lib. Hymn. i 5.5 . a n-utlaige do grissaig ina caslib (of women), Fél. 40.21 . casracha cneisgeala (of raiment of angels), ZCP viii 200.2 . ? clēirech . . . cona chasair crāibheachāin, MacCongl. 124.29 `brooch', Gloss. (see below), `chasuble', Meyer Contribb. ic tobruc[h]tadh fo cassail (chossail, v.l.) i mbronn `bursting(?) under the vestment of their bellies', CCath. 6129 . co casraib lin gil umpu (of the Saints), RC xxvi 140.15 . senoir fír-álainn foltcaem . . . ┐ casair (casail, cosair, v.ll.) find uime, KMMisc. 317.11 = casair fuilt find imme `chasuble of white hair(cloth)', BCC 388.14 . Cf. co ro fhasastar cassar moingi . . . for Shamson flowing locks, LB 127b44 . dreama . . . dealbh gan chasail gan choimléinte, Ó Bruad. iii 22.4 . ? fogeil casail fócuind cain, IT iii 12.z . ? casair uirre d'ór Elpa (of chair of Créide), Acall. 791 `overlay', SG ii 130 , `clasp', Murphy Lyrics 48.10 , cf. i ndechiult cen chassair (.i. linanart ┐ casarnach, v.l.) trit `brooch'(?), ACC 124 ( RC xx 404 ) = co cassair .i. co casairni nó co n-olaind, ZCP v 489 § 15 . Whence(?): casair .i. dealg, O'Cl. Cf. 2 casán.

Perh. also in phr. c.¤ chró: im M.C. casail chró `of the gory mantle', RC xvii 188.11 ( ZCP viii 330.2 , Corp. Gen. 410.8 ). ní po decmait c.¤ cró / for crund a duirnd Diarmató, LU 9689 ( SG 399.6 , ZCP iii 214.z .).