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píce n f. (Eng. or Romance loan-word) a pole or pike : meid . . .
do picidhip poles, Fl. Earls 58.10 . forccomh . . . do phíce
pike (weapon), FM vi 2114.24 . co n-ailtnibh . . . et picibh
accus crománaibh, Aisl. Tund. 102.1 . lucht pícedh pike-men ,
Rel. Celt. ii 188.25 .

5 píchán n m. hoarseness, wheezing : docamal na hanála . . . re
píchán mór, O'Gr. Cat. 188.27 (late 15th cent. med. text).

picóid n f. a mattock, pickaxe : do ghérughadh . . . a thúaighe ┐
a phicóide, 1 Sam. xiii 20 . g p. na bpicóideadh, ib. 21 . rucadar
tuagha ┐ picoidi leó, RC xix 278 § 202 .

10 Pict pn m. (< pl. Lat. Picti) a Pict , in late writers replacing the
native term Cruitnech; in AU the names Lat. Picti, Pictores
are used. n p. na Picti , Keat. i 46.46 , cf. na Cruithnigh eadhon
Picti, 198 z . rí na bPict, ii 6042 . Compd. rí na bPictphobal, ii
6034 . piocht (ciocht) `a pict or painter', P. O'C. , may be a
15confusion of this word with cicht.

pictúir n m. (prob. Eng. loan-word) a picture, portrait, image :
pictuir ┐ dealbh Muire, Fl. Earls 48.10 . pl. pictuiridhe Luter
┐ Caluuin, 84.12 . do delbhoip ┐ pictuiribh apsal . . . ierna
n-imdenomh do marmar, 70.1 . Mod. pictiuir m., Dinneen.

20 pigmán n m. a pygmy : tír na fer mbegc darab ainm pigmáns,
Maund. 186 ; seems a hybrid formation from Lat. pygmaeus.

pil n(Lat. pilus?) hair, a mane ? pil .i. mong, Lec. Gl. 355 M =
bil, 561 .

piláit xsee peláit.

25 píle n m. a pile, crowd (Dinneen): ? d s. an bantracht . . . do-chínn
ar shleasaibh an halla na bpíle whom I used to see in their
crowd
(?), Keat. Poems 1552 .

1 pilér (peilér) n o,m. (Romance loan-word) a pillar, column : an
pilér rer' cenglad ar Tigerna, Maund. 73 . peiler tentidhe a
30pillar of fire
, BCC § 369 . tar éis amairc an peileir, ib. peiler
eclaise Dé (of Colum C.), § 367 . pl. cethur piléir, Maund. 57 .
peileir mharmair, 23 . peilir poindighi prais, ZCP vi 284.19 .
póirse piléur, 1 Kings vii 6 (= d'úaithnighe, later editions).

2 pilér (peilér) n o,m. (acc. to Stokes, Ling. Val. 79 , from some
35French deriv. of Lat. pila; a metathesis of pirrél, O'Gr. Cat.
12 n. ) a bullet, musket-ball : ro haimsedh Semus . . . d'urchor
do pheilér, FM v 1716.5 . g s. d'urchor peléir, iv 1148 z .
d'urchar piléir, v 1698.18 . d'urchor pilér, vi 2026.15 . pl.
peileir, Fl. Earls 48.20 . d'athchor a pelér (of cannon-balls),
40 68.3 . frassa pelér, FM vi 1882.13 . piléar, P. O'C.

3 pilér (pillér, pilliúr) n m. (formed fr. Eng. pillow? cf. Mid.
Eng. pilweber, pillowber) a pillow, cushion : do na mnáibh
fhuáighidhios piléur ar na huile uilleannuibh, Ezek. xiii 18
(= clúascháin, ed. 1817). a n-aghaidh bhur bpiléur, ib. 20
45(= n-adhart, 1817). cearchall, cluaschan, pileir `a pillow', Eg.
Gl. 199 . peiliúr (pilliúr), Dinneen.

*pille n[f.] (Romance loan-word < Lat. pillula) a pill : pl. pillidi
doniter do campura, Rosa Angl. 108.23 . pillidhi, O'Gr. Cat.
268.23 .

50 pillid vb. see fillid.

pillín n m. a pillion; a pack-saddle : ar muin eich gan phillín,
Rel. Celt. ii 198.20 . pl. leath-phillínidhe, Pairl. Chl. Tom. 386
( Gadelica i 46 ).

pilóid n f. variant of pilóir a pillory : cuirfedh a piloid tú mar
55gadaidhi, RC xix 142 § 115 . docum na piloide, ib. (fig.) an
pheannaid ┐ an philóid anna bhfuilid torment, anxiety , RC
xxiii 32.28 . piolóid, O'R. Dinneen.

pilóir n i,m. (Eng. loan-word?) a pillory, stocks : piloir, gl. colos-
drigium (= collistrigium), Ir. Gl. 1136 . piolóir m. `a pillar,
60a pillory
', Dinneen.

pilóit n m. (Eng. loan-word) a pilot : ni roipe piloit eolach sa
chuan sin aca, Fl. Earls 12.8 ; 14.23 . pioláid, -óid `a pilot',
P. O'C.

piment n m. (Romance loan-word) piment, a spiced beverage of wine
65and honey : piment (= melicratum), Rosa Ang. 260.3 . gabh
an spiosradh . . . ┐ dena piement de maille ré fíon, 23 K 42,
413.21 .

pin n f. (a) name of a tree or bush with edible berries , in the Auraic.
somet. identified with ifin (iphin). pin . . . isin caill. De
70atbertar caera pinne, Auraic. 5524 (`pine . . . gooseberries',
Calder, but the nom. and gen. seem to refer to the same tree
or shrub). millsem feda .i. pin . . . [ar is don chrunn dianid
ainm pin is ainm millsium feda.] De atbertar caera pinne,
5608 - 9 . amram blais .i. pin no ifin, 5666 . ipin .i. spinan no
75spin, et dicitur millsim fedha pin .i. caor, 4305 . pin: millsem
fedho .i. spín, Anecd. iii 44.5 ; 45.3 . Calder gives the mean-
ings pine, gooseberry and rowan in Auraic. Gloss. (b) name
of the Ogham letter p : pin ar p atā, Auraic. 1365 , cf. 4507 .

pín n f. (Romance<Lat. pinus) a pine-tree; pine-wood : ? cetheora
80doirsi . . . co dtairsightibh suidighti do bín bric bhuilidh, TBC
5607 St. (do bhin, do bhinn v.l.). iolar i mbarr na píne,
Measgra D. 12.35 (Seán Ó Neachtain, 17/18th cent.).
píonchrann `a pine tree', O'R.

pinginn n f. also penginn (Teut. loan-word, cf. AS penning, Eng.
85 penny) a pennyweight, a weight (of metal), for the value of
which at different epochs see RC xiii 406 - 7 .
ocht ngrainne cruithnechta comthrom na pinginni airgid,
H. 4.22 p. 70a ( O'C. 2083 ). oc tomus aenpinginde tomais .i.
comthrom .vii. ngráine fhircruithnechta, Corm. p. 35 s.v.
pissire. dā pingind, Laws iii 376.14 . teora pinginne, i 246.6 .
5 cethoro (leg. cetheóra) pingeinne, v 172.2 . screaball . . . .i.
sect pinginne ōir, Lism.L. 2832 . circul airgenti . . . ┐ .viii.
penginde tomus in circuil sin, LB 222a10 m . Later of a
money-value or coin : ocht penginde co leth . . . is ed fil in
cech airgent díb, PH 3213 (of the 30 pieces of silver given to
10Judas). do bhiodh screaball nó trí pinginne ag rígh Mumhan
do chíos uirre (sc. on each fire lighted from the great fire of
Tlachtgha) `three pence', Keat. ii 3819 . as leis hordaighedh
monadh peinginne re creic (i.e. coined money), CCath. 3859 .
nochar taisced peinginn riam | do chisti ag Colum na cliar,
15 ZCP vii 304 § 15 . do ceannchaide[dh] . . . an galún leanna ar
sé pinginibh, AU iii 442.9 . FM vi 2078.25 . annsna pinginnibh
air ar díoladh Críost, Eochairsg. 54.12 (i.e. the 30 pieces of
silver). tabhruidh chugam pinginn a penny, Mark xii 15 . ro
forcongradh for Fh. a dhenamh ara phinging féin at his own
20expense
, FM iii 314.5 = ara phinginn, ALC i 368.12 . gur bhó
héigen dóibh dul fá phinginn don prionnsa . . . ┐ bá hisin
céd-phinginn Cloinne Cais `to become tributary . . . tribute', FM
v 1698.13 . Mod. often pighinn. Transf. of morsels, pieces, etc.
of size or weight of a penny ? pinghinde bega do genum do
25premaib na luibhe, C 4 2, 25va 8 .
See also puingin and puincne.