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? puigne: n machae .i. puigne, Fél.² lxxxii (gl. Patricc Machae,
May 28 ); perhaps intended for Gr. μάχη(ς) and Lat. pugnae, as
Stokes suggests.

? puinc: n hi puincerne puinc, Corm. Y 304 (d s f.?). See follg. Cf.
puingc `money (Béarl. na Saor)', Dinneen.

5 puincern n f. some kind of balance or apparatus for weighing ?
promthair pain la' pugin puincern, Corm. Y 1052 (= puin-
ceirnn, Laud) = puncern, 397 . puincern didiu .i. cern tomaiss
sella ┐ med tomais indile .i. in med inbech, 1053 (a measure for
measuring a `selann' and a balance for weighing cattle, a
10notched balance
?). g s. cimm uim olas nuim hi puincerne
puinc, 304 (citation from the Bretha Nemed) = i punacerni
puinc, Corm. p. 12 s.v. cím. See Laws Gloss. s.v. selaind .

puincne n a measure or value equivalent to a `screpal': puingcne
.i. screbul meidi inbiche, is e sin screpul nGaoidel .i. oiffing,
15 Corm. Y 1050 . puincne is ainm do scribol, Met. Gl. Ff. 61 .
pui[n]cni sgreabull, Met. Gl. 33 § 18 (Eg.). puingcne .i. sgrea-
ball, O'Cl. .iiii. scripuil fichit [= fichet] no .iiii. afuingi fichit
nó .iiii. puincni .xx. (equivalent values), O'Dav. 25 . Seems a
stereotyped pl. of puingin a measure equivalent to a `sel(l)ann':
20 puingin .i. selland imme .i. selland cernae, Corm. Y 1051 =
pinginn salund imbe, Corm. p. 35 ; acc. to Stokes, Met. Gl.
102 , a dim. of ponc; a word of Teutonic origin cogn. with
pinginn, Eng. penny, RC xviii 114 .

puinecda adj io, iā. (Lat. Punicus) Punic : co n-ublaib puinecdaib
25 pomegranates, BB 489b4 .

puingin xsee puincne.

puinn xsee poind.

puinnsiun n m. (Eng. or Romance) poison : ón tsalchur ┐ ón
puindsiun mharbhthach, Carswell 104.19 .

30 puiplicán (puiblicán) n o,m. (Lat. publicanus) a publican, tax-
collector : publican, PH 8054 . maith slecht in puiplecain
blaith, ZCP x 46.15 . puibliocan, Parrth. Anma 346.2 . na
puiblicáin, Matth. xxi 31 .

puiplicánach n o,m. a publican, tax-collector : 'na phuiblio-
35cánach, Luke xviii 10 . bíodh meas págánaigh nó poiblio-
cánaigh agat air, Eochairsg. 12.7 .

puiplide (puiblide) adj io, iā. pertaining to the people; public : an
tarbha puiplidhi, Fl. Earls 92.17 . isin maitheas phuiblidhe
`for the common good', Content. xvi 110 . don mhaitheas
40phuiblidhe the common weal, Keat. iii 118 . na seacht gcéime
onóra . . . san mhaitheas phuiblidhe, mar atáid Pápa, Impir,
etc. the commonwealth, TSh. 7858 . a n-áit phuiblighthe,
Mac Aingil 264.2 . da cluinter na comraiti sea co puipligi
publicly, YBL 147a24 . aisneidis go poiplidhi, Fl. Earls 138.3 .
45As subst. the public, populace : buaidhreach insa puiblidea-
chaib among peoples, Corp. Astron. 48.3 .

puirsiun n m. (Eng. loan-word) a portion (of food), ration:
puirsiun don millsén, Rule of Tall. 4 § 3 . sásamh . . . nó
puirsiun, 2 n. 23 .

50 ? puisdian: n gorab ēn-dath ata ag an tsnechta ┐ ac puisdian
[pusdian v.l.] ┐ ac an cāisi ūr ` dough (? )', ITS xiv 72.7 ; vocab.
compares pistam .i. taes, Arch. i 336.112 = Lat. pista
`crushed, brayed'.

puisín n m. (dim. of pus) a lip : ara phuisin uachtarach, Levit.
55 xiii 45 . an da puisín (= duo labra), 23 K 42, 292.19 . pl.
puisíne an amadáin, Eccles. x 12 .

puith (? puithe) n a wasp: apes et vesp[a]e habent aculeum .i.
bíth cailg ac na beachaibh ┐ ac na puithibh, O'Gr. Cat. 213.25 .
n p. na puithi , ib. 27 . do cailg . . . na puithedh, ib. 3 . A late
60form of foich.

puitric xsee putraic.

puliol (puiliol) n name of a plant, pennyroyal : puliol ruighel,
RC ix 226 . puiliol ruigel, Rosa Ang. 266.7 , 294.15 . an poliol
ruighel, gl. pollegi[u]m regali (= pulegium regale), Arch. i
65326.26 .

? pull n a head : Met. Gl. Ff. 38 (reading of M = trull, text), one
of the ` anmand in chinn'. Prob. a Teutonic loan-word, cf.
Eng. poll, Stokes.

pulla ? ind pulla quasi bulla, a verbo bullio .i. bolgaigim, Corm. Y
70 1071 = pullo, H. 3.18.

puls n m. (Lat. pulsus) the pulse : da mbia in puls co hatruightech,
Rosa Ang. 58.1 . cum aithne an pulsa, O'Gr. Cat. 232.25 . d p.
do na pulsadhaibh, 23 K 42, 380.4 .

pultad n m. (cf. Fr. bluter, Eng. bolt) bolting (flour or meal), sift-
75ing: plur ro glan arna pultadh, BCC § 32 .

pún n m. (Lat. pondus, RC xii 467 ) a (? pound-)weight; used
loosely of a lump or mass of metal: dobérae pún findairgit
duit hi fíl di uṅgi deac, LU 11010 . pun óir . . . i mbíat noi
n-ungi, 11015 (= Im. Brain i 53.3 , 8 ). pan [leg. pún] .i.
80pon[d]us .i. uinge déc, H. 3.18 p. 73c .

pun(n)ann n f. punnann bunnann f., IGT Dec. § 12.25
(but cf. a bhaird an mbunnainn [leg. an bhunnainn?] ib. ex.
561 ). A sheaf : punnann, gl. gelima, Ir. Gl. 45 . punnan `a
sheaf
', Eg. Gl. 515 . punand, Laws iii 284.7 . punand quasi
85bun-ind .i. bun aicci ┐ inn í fein, Corm. Y 1065 (allusion to
conical or tapering shape). punnand chorcai i fogomor d'éis
mórmethle, TTr.² 1161 = pundunn chorca, LL 406a12 .
d s. dar pundaind, IT iii 82 § 64 , cf. Bruchst. i § 64 . pl. secht
punainn lána do grán, SR 3329 = .vii. punnanna, LB 115b40 .
cath na bpunnand, Duan. Finn i 37.9 . croithfidh an phun-
5nann, Levit. xxiii 11 . ag ceangal punnann, Gen. xxxvii 7 .