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drettel

Cite this: eDIL s.v. drettel or dil.ie/18696

 

n = treitell, q.v. See Loth, RC xxxviii 174 .

(a) darling, pet, favourite: dilicias .i. dretel, Thes. ii 363 (formosum . . . Alexin delicias domini, Ecl. ii 2 ). drettell .i. peta . . . na torc arabí treut na dretell .i. in torc peta, O'Dav. 701 . bíd dretel (v.l.) cach dagthíre, Imr. Brain § 52 . dretel damraide (the Findbennach), IT iii 247.117 (but perh. in meaning (b), cf. dretall .i. trén, 277 ). draetli, milchu, etc., Laws iv 326.12 = dretli—mílchú la echraid, etc., Críth G. 408 (see note).

(b) warrior, champion: caindel ┐ ánle ┐ dretel na huile hAsía, TTr.² 473 . maccaimi ┐ dreittil ┐ láith gaile na nGaedel, LL 273b10 .

As n.pr. m. shecht meic Dreitill Insi Uachtair, Mart. Don. Dec. 22 (p. 345) .

See macdrettel.