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1 celt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 celt or dil.ie/8572

 

n (ceilid ?) covering, garment, clothing . See Wortk. 16 . c.¤ .i. uestis .i. ēdach, Corm. Y 373 . c.¤ .i. cech ditiu, unde dicitur , dechelt, 289 . `cealt' ainm d'édach, Metr. Gl. 29 § 47 . O'Cl. is ed étach fil impu c.¤ ásas treo, BDD² 1277 . imdatuigethar c.¤ clithargarb finna, LU 7731 ( BDD 130 ). ? ní ruthairis dia slaidi ceín fuair a claidib c.¤ a chrui(u)s dib, BB 443b41 . ? caca ceithri coimge comrera cona cealt cona neart, Ériu xvi 65.49 . ? Fig. clú nach casfaidh cealta an ché go críoch `fame that will ne'er be distorted by the world's forgetfulness', Ó Bruad. ii 202.2 . Compd. cath Slébe C. celtbrais, LL 2259 `thickly covered (with woods)', Plummer MS notes.

2 celtair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 celtair or dil.ie/8576
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n spear : cealt[r]a (cealta[r]?) catha .i. gāi, gl. cotmbeotur cealtru cathæ Cāer, Corm. Y 698 (59.9). O'Dav. 497 . `cealtair' . . . `luibhne' . . . dhá ṡenainm gach áirdṡleighe, Metr. Gl. 15 § 36 . 24 § 16 . O'Cl. tógbhais C. in cealtair . . . chatha ┐ tuc urchur etc., CF² 233 . g p. a ccraoisech . . . ┐ a ccealtrach catha, Hugh Roe² 224.3 . Possibly also in: cealltar fhollamh (in game of `táiplis'), Ériu xvii 12.38 `void throw?', p. 13 . Perh. = 1 celtair from the kenning celtair catha (lit. 'garment of battle' = 'spear') UR 137 .