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? teilis ind co teilis, tuachail (: gheibhis ? =gheibhes) `actively
and prudently
,' BR 34.1 .

teillén n(form ?) o, m. (a) some kind of metal vessel: cor'bo
lán mo theach leam ... di chilarnaib umaidhib ┐ di thellen-
5daib becaib umaidhib, RC x 82.5 .
(b) Hence swarm of bees (from practice of beating a metal
vessel to make bees settle, Plummer MS. notes):
ba tir bech-teilleōin i ló áinnle, RC xvi 78.9 . tellinn,
ciárainn, | certān cruinde `swarms of bees and chafers, the
10little musicians of the world
,' K. and H. 25 . O'Curry com-
pares W. telyn harp, cf. an clairseach ... | ni hínnte atá
an guth bodhar | mar teillean a' labhairt a n-eibhioll,
Mann. and Cust. iii 357 n. 405 . Cf. Sc. seillean, teillean,
Macbain 307 (W. chwil ? telyn ?). ? To this: is esti ...
15tánic in tellén trechend rofhásaig Herind `triple-headed
bird
,' RC xiii 448.15 (see ellén).

teim adj dark: t. ¤ .i. cach ndorchai ut dicitur teimean dorchi
no odar, Corm. 42 =tem, Corm. Y 1213 . Cf. Corm. 16 s.v.
deme. `t. ¤ ' dorca, Met. Gl. 32 § 11 . So also Lec. Gl. 521 ,
20 Stowe Gl. 156 . cain teasbann t. ¤ essgal (.i. is taithnemach
doesbann dorchatu esgail[e] na daille form), ZCP iii 224.21 .
In B. na f.: do theimh .i. bās, ZCP iii 378.16 =ulc, v 484
§ 7 . See temaid.
? Compd.: co mbert a rinn etir a glunn ┐ colpa gur team-
25loisc a cinn an cholpa, Anecd. ii 79.25 .

teime n iā, f. (teim) (a) In etymology of the placename Mag Muir-
themne in Tochmarc Emire darkness: cid adgaibsid iarom
olsi ni handsa olse di themi maro, LU 10245 =de teme
marai, ZCP iii 234.4 . an conair asrubart de temheu moarai
30.i. de Moich Murteme. Ass aire adberar t. ¤ marai do-sside ...
teme marai .i. ditiu no foscemhiel marai, 240 § 34. Cf.
Murthemne ... .i. temhe (?) in mara, Met. Dinds. iv 294.17 .
(b) death: melg themi .i. t. ¤ in báis, Corm. 28 melg. Cf.
mairbt[h]eim coich bē a dīe, Corm. Y 419 . melg .i. as, ut
35est crin cach ala methus melg teme, teme .i. bas .i. as mbáis
.i. fuil, O'Dav. 1228 , see Ériu xiii 20.4 . dibad ┐ bath ┐ baa
┐ bú ┐ cel ┐ bas ┐ macht ┐ ort ┐ teme de nomina mortis , Met.
Gl. 3 n. 2 . dibath ┐ bath ┐ ba ┐ bii ┐ cel ┐ teme ic sluind
epilten ... fo líth doluid ar theme, RC xx 170.14 - 16 (ACC).
40 temhe .i. bás ... Fó lith doluidh i temhe, O'Cl. See deime.

teimel n o (cf. teim). o, m., IGT Decl. § 53. (a) darkness,
gloom: anadchither tri themel, Wb 12c12 . ba hi temul
dugníth saul ... intleda ... fri duaid, Ml 30a3 . for tuaith
Herenn bai temel, Lib. Hymn. 101.41 . ata a n-inis Doimli
45nó Temle .i. fo t. ¤ ro buí in inis, Fél. 166.11 . ? marbh do
thamh tria thar t. ¤ , BB 28b29 =temen, LL 7a18 . atchuingid
Ruadán in dubthemell isin tellaig co ná bia dé do chlethi
i Temraig co bráth, SG 78.7 . Frequ. in chevilles: temel
truag, SR 909 . tánic rempi cen temel, Met. Dinds. iii 244.25 .
50 ba tiamda t. ¤ , LL 6b45 . cen tlás temil, Met. Dinds. iv 236.23 .
Of obscurity of title to land due to lapse of time (Plummer
MS. notes): nisdim (?) temel tomailt ire iter finib imanetar
.i. nocha dimther a ferann ar in fine eturru budein cia ro
beth nech oca tomailt co tisadh teimel tairis, H.3.18, 235a
55( O'C. 434 ).
(b) darkness considered as an enveloping or concealing
medium: teimheal .i. sgáth no folach, O'Cl. conaroib
temel inna tol domunde tar rosc for nanme, Wb 21a8 . ni
fil ... fíal no temel eter muntir nime ┐ inna nóemu, LU 1986 .
60 tír í dá dtéarnó a teimheal `a land from which a veil hath
rolled away
,' TD 32.78 . mór ar a dtéid teimheal `is being
forgotten
,' PBocht 22.1 . With particular reference to Mark
xv 33 : in tan forcomnacuir in gnímso crochtha crist ┐
dodechuid temel tarsin gréin ... din temul, Ml 16c5 , 7 .
65 doluid temel tarsan mbith, Ériu i 41 § 3 . ar an domhan
... táinig teimheal dorcha dubh, Dán Dé xx 33.
(c) darkness, shadow on the human features: ra chondaic
C. mí-delb ┐ mí-themel ... bar Fer diad, TBC 3651 . matat
co mēt teimil truim | mo dā rosc, ZCP vi 263 § 8 . dodechaid
70temel tart'gnūis, 266 § 6. teimil for gruadaibh (in hell),
RC xxviii 318 § 35 . gnaoi do ghabh teimheal ar dtós,
DDána 59.14 . créad ... an teimheal ... tainic ar do dheilbh,
Ériu v 80.10 .
(d) Hence gloom, dejection: spirat Dē gan troimt. ¤ , Ériu
75 iii 144 § 18 . do gab teimhel treb taidhen, BCC 220.11 .
bennacht fora nirnaigthi | ro scar misi re t. ¤ , RC xlvi 251 § 5.
(e) stain, blemish, fault: temel imorbais Ádaim, LU
10866 . ar a clú ní lēig teimheal | faill 'na einech ní léigeann,
Sitzb. 1919 v 93 § 32 . ní fuighthear ... | teimheal ar thaobh-
80aibh th'aolchlach, DDána 68.34 . tré bheith gan tsal gan
teimheal, téid siad ar neamh, TSh. 4851 . a chéillidh dochí an
timheal | ar rosc cháich don chéadshilleadh `who dost see
the spot in the eyes of others
,' Ó Bruad. ii 158.
(f) death (cf. teime): `ba' ┐ `temel' nar timcheall | ag
85sloinned ega gan feall, Met. Gl. 3.3 .
In n.pr. Fer Temel, BDD² 73.2 .
Compd. ¤ garb: folt trom teimhiol-gharbh air dark
bristling hair
, CRR² 74.18 .