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1 pell

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 pell or dil.ie/34261

Forms: peall

n o,m. (Lat. pellis) peall, IGT Dec. § 65 . An animal's skin or fur (?), hence a rug or blanket, generally one for sleeping on (oft. nearly = mattress, couch). pell, i.e. a pelle .i. ón c[h]roi- cend, Corm. Y 1042 . pell ondi is pellis , 797 . ro scailed a pell fae, Cog. 196.21 . ni bidh . . . pell no brothrach . . . fui isin lepaid, CCath. 2909 . nir chodail ar peall, BNnÉ 134.73 . ná bíom . . . gan luighe araen ar einphioll, O'Gr. Cat. 367.19 . ag roinn aoinphill dúinn is dó he and I sharing one couch, 453 z . da mbé ag duine | i ndíol a pheacaidh peall gaoiside `if a man wear a horsehair shirt' (?), Dán Dé xxx 6 . pl. pill, coilcthi, clúime, LL 297a43 . ba duthain pennan na pell , 136b33 (`transient was the torment of the couch', RC xlvii 289 z ). re dergud imdad do pellaib cimsacha corcarglana, TTebe 462 . Of a pad for placing under a scribe's paper (?): tabhair fós páipéar is peall | fám láimh `paper and cushion', Studies 1923, 597 § 4 .

In sense of skin, fur : do thoguibh sí in t-at pill da cenn `hat of leather' (? fur), ZCP vi 291 y . at pill, gl. pelleus (= pilleus?), Ir. Gl. 831 .

Compds. ¤buide: a uích chuicpatan peallbhuide of a tawny- pelted hare (?), IT iii 96 § 151 . ¤coím: Pallas pellcháem, LL 233a3 (`fair-skinned', TTr. 1168 ).

2 pell

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 pell or dil.ie/34262

Forms: fell, fill, bill

n o,m. also fell, a horse (confined to poetry and B. na f. < 1 pell by pars pro toto, Ériu liii 151 ): peall .i. ech, Corm. Y 244 . fell .i. ech, 580 , 649 . n p. fill, 581 . peall .i. each, O'Cl. gabhar ocus mairc is peall ar na heachaibh, Met. Gl. Ff. 19 . g s. ructhar i capp (.i. i carr) i ndiaid phill (.i. eich), LU 436 = bill, RC xx 148 ( ACC § 2 Comm. ). da n-óo eich (no pill), RC xi 436 n. dá ó phill . . . .i. dá chluais chapaill, Keat. ii 2697 . ? li dathpill the hue of a coloured (? piebald) horse, IT iii 96 § 153 , cf. Bruchst. i § 45 .