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colcaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. colcaid or dil.ie/10491
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: colced, colcadh, -aidhe, coilcid

n (Lat. culcita). colced, O'Mulc. 233 . a. sg. colced, ZCP xxi 289 § 43 . colcadh f. (g s. -aidhe), IGT Decl. § 12 . Later coilcid. featherbed, flockbed (associated with cerchaill, brothracha, etc. and freq. translated bedding, quilt , etc.): c.¤ .i. cail cāid .i. coimēd cādusa í, Corm. Y 208. 341 . colcaidh .i. leaba, O'Cl. tolcda di coilctib simenn, H 3.18, 82c40 . comnaige cacha cercailli, aidearba for coilcaid, Laws v 486.20 . cid nā cotla for colcaid? K. and H. 1 (: ochtgaigh). lécciss coilcthi, lécciss cotludh, ZCP viii 198 § 17 . for(a) a ch.¤ , Anecd. i 1.14 (-aig, MS.) ( SCano 13 ). lána inna himda di cholcthib . . . ┐ di tlachtaib, LU 1712 (ICM). pill cuilcthe clúime, SG 364.36 . coilcidh eturra ┐ aein, Acall. 784 (-cigh, v.l.) ni tabrad taeb fri coilci na fri cercail, ZCP xxx 138.34 . cuilt chliar na gc.¤ tána `poets' and minstrels' bedclothes [thrown] to litter cattle', O'Gr. Cat. 374.29 . Fig. colcad cailli clumglasi, ZCP xiii 278 § 11 . te duit ar chluimh cholcaidh cain, BS 46.13 . trí coilceadha na Féine `the three tickings of the Fian' (i.e. tree-tops, moss, rushes), Keat. ii 5128 .