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1 tul, taul, tel, til norig. u,n. (see Thurn. Gramm. § 80
30p. 52 ). n s. tul n-oir, Ériu xii 156.z . Mann. and Cust. iii
163 n. 242.17 . g s. tuil, LL 208a44 . tele, TBC² 2197 .
d s. til, Ml 50a7 . pl. tula, tela, tila.
Protuberance, projecting part, swelling . (a) (part of ?) a
cross: isin til .i. crucis gl. in patibulo, Ml 50a7 .
35(b) boss of a shield: crandscíath ... taul fair fortrend
fodomain, LU 7198 . finden co ... taul argait furri, IT i 81.4 .
scíatha ... co telaib óir foraib, LU 7643 . ra tilib ... na
scíath, TBC 3561 . topacht a th. ¤ dia thargu, Met. Dinds.
iii 130.25 . sonn láidir ... do thulaib sgiath, ML 128.17 .
40In n. loc.: lathrach Sceith Conculainn cona Th. ¤ , RC xv
283 § 31 . Hence shield: sleg taith fri tola `against shields,'
Met. Dinds. ii 64.11 .
(c) Of parts of the body: t. ¤ étain forehead: co raemdetar
tula a n-etan, BB 393a11 . no bristea cnáma a lurgan ┐ t. ¤
45a n-étan, LB 154a51 . tuc urrchur ... a t. ¤ edain a fhir com-
raic, CF 164 . srona dímhora a tulaibh a n-étan, Marco P.
187 . Hence tul forehead: `t. ¤ ' gach gnúis, Met. Gl. 17 § 44 .
t. ¤ .i. gnúis, ┐ édan, O'Cl. co n-ecmaing a t. ¤ immon n-all
combo marb de, LU 8934 ( FB 70 ). mill ... luaidi rodib-
50raicdis a tulaib trénamais na fir sin, TTebe 2700 . Of
animals: fochéird a lúrecha ... immó echaib co ngebethar
doib o th. ¤ co aurdornd do gaínib, LU 6400 . taul tairb
chucaind, TBC 6199 . In phrase t. ¤ i t. ¤ face to face: conas-
tarla t. ¤ i t. ¤ fri Grécu, TTr. 593 . leasc dho tachar t. ¤ i t. ¤ |
55frisin eaclais, SG 70.19 . tel i tel, TTr.² 161 . t. ¤ i tt. ¤ ┐ aghaidh
i n-acchaidh, FM v 1580.1 . t. ¤ fri t. ¤ , IT iii 526.7 .
Of other parts of the body: tula sliasta (.i. tairb) `the
thick of the thigh
,' Laws v 363 n. do thulaib a lurgan,
IT i 271.29 .
60(d) t. ¤ tuinne crest of a wave: gáir na Gairbe gainmige |
ra t. ¤ tuinne tulghuirme, SG 367.5 . t. ¤ na tuinne tulguirme,
Acall. 2935 n. As n. loc.: o th. ¤ Tuinne tulach-mór `from
high-mounded Tul Tuinne
,' Met. Dinds. iii 274.2 . i taul
tuinne thend, LL 4b10 . Gatal a gatlaig | Bran ó th. ¤ tuinne,
65 SG 365.31 . Note also: amal brethnasa bánóir fri taul
ṅ-grene, TBC 1377 . ? bar nertaib gal | bar cridib crú |
bar tilaib téici, 5793 . ? rigrad Clainne Echach uili Dom-
blen | tuir do télaib (: Febail), Todd Nenn. 254.6 . ? tarr-
scur tirear t. ¤ taibeṅg, Lec. 282rbz = tarrscur tireach thal
70taebsheang, BB 36b34 .
(e) d s. as prep. at the end of (?): athgabail t. ¤ aine, ┐
taul treisi, ┐ taul chuicthi, ┐ taul dechmaide `immediate
distresses of one day
...,' Laws i 210.21 .i. berar imach co
hopann, 212.1 Comm. See 214.20 ff. athgabala t. ¤ cuicthe,
75 236.24 .
Compds. In certain compds. tul retains its original
meaning, but it is also frequently used for alliteration and
with merely intensive force.
(a) With nouns. ¤ ág violent fight: ro mharb ba mór
80in tulágh | fuath Sléibe Colláin, Duan. Finn i 80 § 74 . ¤ argain
(orguin) driving, beating on (?): go facca inní: fir hErend
uile ... ac t. na mbuden rompu dochum in chatha (imain,
v.l.), TBC 5855 . ¤ béim frontal or direct blow, violent blow :
uathbas bretha impaib do thulbemmenaib, TBC 939 .
85 dobretha tathulbéim do chlaidiub C. dó, 1310 . ¤ berbad
great boiling: taul fair fortrend fodomain cairi chóir
chutrummae cetri ndam tollchruís tolberbud im chethóra
mucca midisi inna midchróes mórthaltu, LU 7198 .
¤ berna: taurrána tairsce | taulberna tar róut `front-
breaching across a road
,' MacNeill Law of Status 310.82
5( ZCP xii 366.19 ). ¤ breith extempore judgment (?): tendaid
breo tengaidh (leg. —adh ?) tuilbretha `the flame of the
tongue kindles hasty judgments
(?)' (notes), Ériu xiii 14.15
.i. is losgadh don tengaid beres na tulbretha, O'Dav.
1547. Cf. tulbrethach infra. tulbretha Fachtna, Laws
10 i 26.2 Comm. ¤ buirbe great fierceness: re t. na Tuaiscertach,
MR 258.11 . ? ¤ chaíne. In n.pr. Taulchaine rígdrúith ríg
Temra, BDD² 1193 . ¤ chasad see separate article. ¤ chath
head-on encounter, fierce battle: tucsat taelcadh doibh
`made an onset upon them,' AU ii 192.15 . tailcath, 19 .
15 tulchad Raigne rúaid ` encounter ,' RC xxix 212 § 12 . ¤ chind
see separate article. ¤ chlár front (of forehead): co rruc t.
ind étain, LU 4900 ( TBC² 423 ). da benad C. ... béim da
durn dess i tulchlar a etain dó, TBC 4281 . ¤ chnáim frontal
bone (of the head), forehead: tulcnaim a chind, RC xvi
2054.16 . co roímid a thulchnaim as a chind súas, LL 169b4 .
¤ chobra boss of a shield: tri scéith dergga ... co telcob[r]-
adaib oi[r] foraib, LL 30d48 . iar telcomraib sciath, BB
489a15 . ¤ chóir favourable judgment (?), prima facie case (?) :
tuc Mlaise taircsi fa tulcoir | do féimset gach ni ro ráid,
25 SG 35.17 . budh beag dtaraidh an t. | it aghaidh don
agarthóir, DDána 101.23 . ¤ chomrac see terchomrac.
¤ chubae see separate article. ¤ drech. Only in etymol.
gloss: for tullrech (analysed as tul + drech ?) in talman,
no for tul dreiche in talman (gloss on tellraig), Laws i 66.4
30Comm. ¤ druimm burly (?) back: ria n-amdabchaibh
sciath for tuldromunnaib laechrad, BB 411a36 . ¤ fhéith
frontal (protruding ?) muscle or sinew: tulfēthi a orcan ...
tollfēthe a mullaich, TBC² 1935 - 6 (= LU 6449 - 51 ). do
éirgidar toillféthi a mullaigh co mbátar ar chuing a muiníl,
35 Comp. Con C. 102.y . See also toilfhéith. ¤ fhót: ra tail-
fhót de thailfhótaib in talman `projecting clod,' Gloss.,
MU² 668 . ¤ fhuigell cf. ¤ chóir, supra: tulfuigeall ` speedy
judgement ,' Laws iv 8.26 , taken by Comm. ( 12.4 f. ) as compd.
of tall. tul fuigeall uadaib, dianad be feineachas, 18.y .
40 ¤ glenn: fān, no seisc, no tail gleann ` stony vale ' (of non-
arable land), Laws iv 144.8 Comm. ¤ gubae wailing, clamour,
clashing (spec. of shields): ro clos telgubai tromm tóethinach
tré nert n-immfhorrain na curad, Alex. 266 . ? co n-inseadh
Ulaid aengnim im thulgubha deilighthi co trebhi amnus
45Atharní, BB 259a6 = YBL 178b51 . tulguba na scíath,
TTr. 597 . CCath. 905 . tulguma na sciath, Aen. 2489 .
¤ imbliu boss of a shield: scieth ... cona taulimlinn tailc tui-
nigthe d'or derg, CCath. 4726 . ¤ mag high plain, plateau (?) :
t. bad líach do lot-báig (Tara), Met. Dinds. i 6.4 . tibit
50t. Alinde, ii 82.44 . ¤ maidm large chasm: resin t. talman
... ar lar in maigi (`sudden bursting of the earth'), TTebe
2965 . ¤ medón exact middle: a Cnucc Úachtair Fh. ... cu
tailmedón Trága Baile the very middle, MU² 25 . ¤ mire
violence, impetuosity: a fhiru Muirid, miad ngle, | do nach
55tuirim tailmire, Met. Dinds. ii 26.2 . is do'n t. tuaiscertaig
in taem sin, MR 158.8 . ¤ mong see separate article. ¤ naidm
immediate obligation: cin ailseth acht taurbuith to bais
no galair no thaulna(i)dmand tuath `sofortiger Verpflicht-
ungen gegenüber dem Stamme
,' Bürgschaft 22 § 65 c , `Es
60handelt sich um Einberufung zum Heeresdienst oder zur
Volksversammlung, was allen sonstigen Verpflichtungen
vorgeht
,' p. 24 . ¤ port see separate article. ¤ rand? ingean
Roduib ... | Margin (sic leg., Ed.) na tor asin tul-raind |
rosgon ar in Duiblind deirg, Ériu x 81 § 54 . ¤ réim see
65 tuillréim. ¤ shamlugad see separate article. ¤ shním (?):
toirthe 'n-a thír ga dtuilshníomh (ttoilghníomh, coimh-
shníomh, v.ll.), DDána 113.23 . ¤ shunnradh see separate
article. ¤ tapad violent start: ni ro cuirset cor dibh, acht
amail tarraidh in tultapadh íett `save as the sudden starting
70seized them
,' CCath. 5565 . tultapadh .i. tap a gcion, O'Cl.
¤ treb? Taken in Laws Comm. as compd. of tol: sét gabla
... do cach tuiltreb .i. don ti risin toltanach bith ina treb,
Laws iii 458. 22 Comm. is as gabar eisidhe .i. do bert set
gabla for muin dire in cach tul treibh (tultreibh ?), O'C.
75 1645 ( 23 Q 6, 19b ).
(b) With adjectives. ¤ aircnech (oirgnech) very aggressive:
Concubur clothamra tulaircneach, BB 259a8 = YBL 179a2 .
¤ ammuis (g s. of ammus) well-directed, finding the mark
(of slings, missiles, etc.): do clochaibh tulamais, CCath.
80 1719 . taibli taidlecha tulamuis, TTebe 1401 . ile ... do
tromchlochaibh tuinighe tulammais, Hugh Roe 106.7 .
do threinbeimennaibh ... tulamuis, St. Ercuil 1337 . ¤ boch-
taib d p. with broken bosses (?): ferna t. trataib iar fuin,
LU 6809 ( BDD 35 =tullochtaib, BDD² 332 ). ¤ borb rough,
85 fierce, violent, etc.: fear ... t., MR 152.5 . fogragad t. (sic
leg. ?) na cruinni, TTebe 1285 . freagartha ... tulbhorba
... na d-tonn, ML 44.z . tromluirech ... th., St. Ercuil 243 .
tachar tulbhorb, FM iv 1216.1 . troda togda tulborba,
BB 241a15 . co ... t., MR 126.12 . ¤ brén stinking, rotten ;
lathach (locha ?) dóimne tuilbréna, IT i 190.26 . a muir
5tuilbrēn teinntidhi, Ériu iii 30 § 15 . mara techta tuilbrena
` surface-stinking ,' Lism.L. 3664 . ¤ brethach (cf. tul-breith
supra): is de is ainm Fachtna T. (i.e. because when he
gave false judgment the fruit fell and cows would not yield
their milk, but when he gave true judgment the fruit re-
10mained safe on the trees), Laws i 24.22 Comm. ¤ buide
with yellow boss: scíath dond telbude, LU 8638 . Of Tara :
a Themhair, a telbuidhe (`O beloved hill'), FM i 480.17 .
¤ chaín smooth-topped: ba de gabsat Albain | ard-glain
talcain tlach[t]-mín, Todd Nenn. 150.4 . As n.pr. Munnu
15maic Thulcháin, Corm. 29 Munnu. ¤ cheppach ? in nathir
thuilcheppach thair | Muirchertach mac Muiredaig, Rawl.
163a2 ( L.Chl.A.Buidhe 282.3 , 285.3 ). ¤ chinnte very cer-
tain (?): is tuilchinnti techt dá léim | bert is uirchillti
eiséin, IGT Decl. ex. 620 . ? ¤ chintach: cuimhnig Muir-
20chertach ... | slat fa tuilcintach re toir, Ir. Text ii 32 § 13 .
¤ chróda very brave: marbhoim deich gcéad tulchródha,
Duan. Finn i 86 § 8 . ¤ gatanach protected in front by a
hedge (?): i Tailtin tulgatānaig `Tailtiu mit geflochtener
Brustwehr
,' Bruchst. i 17 § 34 . ¤ garb rough, fierce: do
25ronsat trodach thulgarbh, Caithr. CC 45.5 . ¤ gel bright-
bossed: scíath taulgel, LU 10796 . ¤ glan: 's é fúair
in tír tul-glan `the bright-swelling land,' Met. Dinds. iii
298.7 . tulghlan .i. tulach glan, O'Cl. ¤ glas green-hilled :
ós talmain telglais, SR 2670 . Echtga, trebar tel-glas ` green-
30swelling ,' Met. Dinds. iii 302.66 . ¤ goirt very bitter :
treas tulghuirt, IT iii 95.18 ( Bruchst. i 64 § 147 ). ¤ gorm
blue-fronted. Of waves, the sea: do drumcla tuindi tul-
guirmi, BDD² 828 . tul na tuindi tulguirme, Acall. 2935
v.l. ar in muir ... tulguirm, 6339 . forrsin farrgi tul-guirm
35... taeb-uaine, KMMisc 314.z . Of shields blue-bossed :
sceith troma tulguirm, Fen. 370.6 . Note also: grían t.,
MU² 461 . sron ... t., CCath. 4025 . ¤ gubach clashing,
clamorous: dagniat ... tres trén t., TTr. 1258 . ¤ fhaebrach
keen-edged: faga tromger tulfhaebrach, TTebe 1016 .
40 ¤ lethan with broad forehead: fer tailc tuillethan, MU² 642 .
dá ech ... tullethain, LU 8593 . ? Of a shield broad-bossed :
fa thairrlethar in scēith fil foro thairr sceō thaullethan inn
ōclāich, TBC² 2341 (see 1 tairsce). ¤ mael lit. bare-topped.
Of an animal's horns: ri haduath a adarc t. tamnaigthi,
45 TTebe 1405 . Of headless bodies: comdaís ... tul-mhaela
colla na curadh, MR 302.22 . ¤ maithmech: an teangasa
nach tulmhaithmheach `this unforgiving tongue,' Aithd.D.
61.9 . ¤ medrach very cheerful, merry . As subst.: treb
Dháthí in tuilmedrach, YBL 373b11 . ¤ mer very swift,
50 violent, impetuous: tonna tuilmera, ZCP xii 393.1 . tamain
thulmera `writhing trunks,' TTebe 3504 . ó D. an tarbh
tuilmhear, DDána 113.34 . ¤ mín gentle, steady: raon
tuilmhín gach dáimhe dhamh, Ir. Texts iv 57.7 . ¤ obann
very sudden: in fhōgra th., Fl. Earls 26.9 .
55(c) Rarely with verbs. ¤ brisid smashes, shatters: cor'
imir in a[n]bth ne for longaibh C. co ro tuilbrisit LX long
díbh, CCath. 179 . ? ¤ cháinid: in torc trén tulcháinim,
Acall. 2623.

2 tul n bare(ness), naked(ness) (?) : tulach quasi tul-ūach .i.
60ūacht inti ┐ sí 'na t. ¤ .i. nocht, ar is t. ¤ gach nocht, Corm. Y
1245 . t. ¤ .i. gach ní nocht, O'Cl.

3 tul ind .i. nós, O'Cl.

4 tul x .i. obann, O'Cl. See under 1 tul and tulla.

5 tul ind .i. tuile, O'Cl.

65 1 tulach, ta-, tai-, tau-, te-, ti-, to- n ā, f. (1 tul). Also
with a d s. in —ai as in ī— stems in some early exx.: tailchai,
Trip.² 2313 . telchai, 2735 . SR 6752 . tailchi, AU i 528.13 .
tulcha (: urchra), ZCP xii 386.4 . telcha, Lism.L. 473 . d s.
also occas. tulach. Note also a p. tulchai, TBC² 3602 (tulchu,
70 3601 ). IGT Decl. § 190 (g s. tulcha and tulach. cf. a mbél na
tolach , ex. 2117 ). g p. tolchadh, DDána 73.5 .
Hill(ock), mound.
I (a) t. ¤ quasi tul-ūach, Corm. Y 1245 . temair na d[t]uath
.i. grianan no t. ¤ , Corm. 42 Temair. luid ... hi telaig, Ml
75 55c1 . hi tilchaibh ardaib, 14a9 . isnaib telchaib, 11 . otha
glais telchae berich, Thes. ii 238.7 . in Campo Teloch ,
264.22 (g p. ?). i Taulich Lapidum, Trip. 320.4 . hisin
tailich, Trip.² 782 . asin tailaig, 832 . bellum Telocho,
AU i 66.2 . epscop telcae Olaind, 160.7 . co Talaigh n-ooc,
80 564.4 . Marc in-a thelaig, LU 5815 . téit ar a chend forsin
taulaig, 5759 . ar dromchladh nglan ttealach tte of warm
hills
, Ériu v 56.75 . torcc taulcha in chrúi, iv 100.3 . mochen
do Temrach thealaig, Anecd. i 17.10 . ra gab tilaig agid i
n-agid dona sluagaib `er nahm eine Anhöhe den Schaaren
85gegenüber ein
,' TBC 4557 . barrallsam a tilcha dá n-éis,
5015 (ro mursam a tolca, v.l.). sin tilaig úane, Met. Dinds.
ii 72.7 . fraech ... do beith fors an t. ¤ sin, O'C. 2053 ( H. 4.
22, 63a ). tolcha in chruinne, ZCP xii 383.18 . 'san tulaigh
i rucad Dīa, viii 114 § 7 . nocha léir tairthe ós tealaigh,
Gleanings 19 § 32 . i dtolchaibh tíre | Chuirc, Hackett
5 xxxix 49 . um tulcaib ┐ trebaib an talman uile, TTebe
1170 . Cf. i taulaich in taige, LU 8732.
(b) In phrases. breo telchae fire on a hill, signal-fire,
bonfire: br[e]ó thelcha tend, Ériu vii 223 § 34 . do ghni ...
breo tealcha (sic leg.) don aoibhil, Hugh Roe 180.10 . breo
10telcha ┐ tor tenedh, St. Ercuil 1362 . teine tulcha, LL
192b25 . t. ¤ tairléime alighting-place, rendezvous (us. of per-
sons): a th. ¤ na toirléime, Misc. Celt. Soc. 412.z . See tairléim.
In phrases indicating hill of assembly round a ruler or king:
tilach airechais ... Herend .i. Temair, LU 3439 ( SC 21 ). do
15hsuidh Finn hi tulaig airechtuis, Fianaig. 54.2 . docum na
tulcha dala no an airechd, O'C. 1164 ( H. 3.18, 462b ). ag
triall go tealaigh thionóil, Irish Review, 1912, 471 § 7 . Fig.
a th. ¤ cómdala in diabuil (the body), PH 8255 . Hence tulach
royal hill, hill of assembly: noc[h]an fuil ... | neach nach
20tudhchaid dia tholach `Königshügel,' Sitzb. 1919, v 92 § 9 .
diri tuilche `of the hill of meeting,' Laws iii 404.17 .i. ... isin
tulaigh dala. 19 Comm. baile turchomraicc dála ┐ aenaigh
in t. ¤ sin, O'Don. 955 ( H. 3. 17, col. 669 ). tromdha ar tulaigh
dignified at an assembly, Dánta Gr.² 5.50 .
25 II In legal phrases. (a) t. ¤ tigernais, lit. hill of lordship,
said of a free client (sóerchéile) who with his descendants
remains in free clientship (sóerrath) for three generations
with a lord not of his own túath , thereby becoming per-
manently bound to him. See Thurn. ZCP xv 248. Críth
30Gabl. p. 107 . The term seems also to be extended to a lord
having a client and his descendants for three generations ,
and to a lord whose client goes to an extern lord for the
same period: isedh is t. ¤ tigernais a tarthaigther triar and
in tan is a fiadnaise a fhlatha bodein tucustar flaith echtrand
35rath don cheile ┐ ata a fhlaith bodein i n-aididin a dligid
do thobairt do fhlaith echtrand re ré trir gen a fhuaidred
uair o bed tri flatha for an ceile no tri ceile ag foghnom
daenflaith, no tri flaithi duthaigh i n-aididin aen cheile ag
foghnom daen flaith gin fuaidred is t. ¤ tighernuis i tarth-
40aighther triar when it is in the presence of the client's own
lord that an extern lord has granted clientship to the client
and his own lord is willing to hand over his dues to the extern
lord for the space of three generations without opposition;
for if the client have three lords or if there be three clients
45serving one lord or three native lords allowing one client
to serve one (extern) lord without opposition there is
(he is ?) t. ¤ t. of three generations
, O'C. 1006 - 7 ( H. 3.18, 428b ).
conic imscar re righ nechtrann re re trir i saorrathuib, ┐ t. ¤
tiagharnuis o sin amach `it is height of chieftainship from
50that out
,' Laws ii 206.26 Comm. , `i.e. where the external
chief becomes a man's natural chief by length of time,
after the reign of three successive chiefs
,' n. t. ¤ tighear-
nais i tarrathar triar, iv 378.13 Comm. Of a lord whose
father and grandfather have also been lords: tuluch
55tiagarnais a tarraigter triar .i. dia rop flaith a athair ┐ a
senathair ┐ rop flaith feisin is tuluch tiagharnais iarum .i.
as uais a tiagarnas ar in tulaig iar tarrachtain trir fuirre.
No is tigharna uais in tres fer for in tulaig, O'C. 452 ( H. 3.
18, 241b ). This may be the sense in: cach toisich a th. ¤ ,
60 ZCP xvii 47 § 6 . Cf. also in literal sense: luid ... connici
in taulaig tigernais ... ós ur na Bóinne, CRR 36.y .
(b) muin tuilche (lit. ridge of a hill), apparently ref. to
the scene of a crime or of an attempted crime: is edh is
muin tuilchi ann in baile i roisi foghail dona harmaibh
65no do no haidhmibh dar triall in marbhadh do dénamh.
Is edh is sechtar muin tuilchi ann cach inadh ó thá sin
amach. Is edh is imradhu for muin tuilchi ann a dénamh
a naen teagh no i naen airecht ris, O'Don. 873 ( H. 3. 17,
col. 625 ). is sedh is imradud ar muin tuilche and, imradud
70a marbtha in oentig no in aen airecht ris, O'C. 628 ( H. 3.
18, 303 ). trian coirpdire isin imradh for muin tuilce a
nurradus, O'Don. 872 ( H. 3. 17, col. 624 ). sechtmadh
coirpdire ... isin imrada sechtar muin tuilchi i cáin gid
do íslibh cidh do uaisle, ib. Cf. Ériu xiii 50.20 , 30 .
75(c) tuige thuilche lit. covering a hill (of assembly), usually
with follg. fri, hence perh. rivalry, opposition, contention,
disputing (in an assembly): eneclann na rig do tobairit
(sic) ar aird sunn a tuigi tuilche friu, O'C. 578 ( H. 3.18,
287 ). no cumad i in tuigi tuilci `conspiracy on the hill'
80(as if from táide) (in gloss on cosait tuilche), Laws i 176.9
Comm. timdibe flatha .i. eitir imdibe uaidh ria flaithemnus
.i. tuige thuilce fris lan eneclann riu, O'C. 456 ( H. 3.18,
243a ). With vb.: is i cumal in tsofhir o gach gradh flatha
tuigeas tulach fris .i. da tig bo ar fichit, O'C. 577 ( H. 3.18, 287 ).
85 Cf. ni tulaid fri turigen tuigedar tuli mára muride, Corm.
42 = Corm. Y 1224 . Note also: cro fir saiges for flaith .i.
tocbad tuilce fris, iar ngiallad do, .i. ro gab-sum rath, ┐ ni
dein biathadh na manchuine, Laws v 236.y Comm. Leg.
tocbad tuige tuilche ? ? ni seis suidhe tuilche ag togháois
aindre, Ériu xiii 23.27 (see note).
5(d) Various: i cosait tuilche dissension on a hill (of
assembly), Laws i 174.29 . eisce i taide tuilce .i. cocar ime
isin tulaigh, O'Don. 764 ( H. 3. 17, col. 549 ). Leg. tuige ?
Hence perh. tauilce .i. leith airecht, O'C. 475 ( H. 3.18,
248 ). The follg. perhaps contain a reminiscence of the legal
10sense of tulach: fāsaig dō tulcha mo brīathar, ZCP xi
96 § 53. tulcha briathar .i. comórtus, O'Cl. Cf. tulchube (b).
III Various applications: tri stéill chréduma i taulaich
in taige roof, ridge (?), LU 8732 ( FB 55 ). tilach dond fair
.i. a scíath (of a warrior), TBC 5389 (tul, v.l.). Of waves:
15 torchuir ... | fa tholchuibh doimhne dílionn, TD 20.35 .
gebaid tairis ós telaig | folt cas cruthach caoim slemain
above the brow , Celt. Rev. ii 300.y . tolcha corra chíogh
gcaoimhgheal `the graceful mounds of ... breasts,' TD 39.6 .
ba talach ar thairisi he was steadfast as a hill, Buile S. 106.10 .
20Frequ. in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom. under the various
spellings.
Compds. ¤ bog: san tseanAfraig ... | tealachbhuig of
gentle hills
, TD 1.19 . ¤ chorr: re sluagh dtolachcorr dTail-
tean `with the people of Telton's smooth hills,' TD 2.30 .
25 ¤ mór: ó thul Tuinne tulach-mór high-mounded , Met. Dinds.
iii 274.50 .