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cúaille

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cúaille or dil.ie/13317

 

Forms: cúalne, chúalle, chualli, cuaille

n earlier cúalne (cúal), dí chúalle , LL 12975 , da chualli , 14423 . stake, pole, post : cūaille .i. de an cūal, nō caoile quam alia , Corm. Y 328 . cuaillne fernae (rhet.) `a stake of alder', Corm. Bodl. (28.17) orcc. cuaille gl. palus, Ir. Gl. 495 . Common as material of (wooden) structures, fences, etc. cor cuálne, ZCP xii 365.33 ( Laws iv 340.14 .). bla cuaille airbi `a stake in a fence', Laws iii 290.10 . ar cūaillib cell, Bruchst. 30 § 67 . etir chúalle ┐ cháilach `both pole and palisade' (of a `ríg-thech'), Metr. Dinds. iii 80.z . buna na cuailled `butts of the stakes' (remains of war camp), CCath. 2997 . se duirn isin chuaille, Laws iv 140.6 Comm. amuil in cuaili, iii 176.22 Comm. in cert for cuaille `the rag upon the pole' (to scare the timid), i 178.2.Comm. an crann chuirthear 'n-a chuaille the tree that is put down as a stake (does not last long), DDána 57.8 . bliadhuin don chuailli a year is the life of a stake, Lism. L. xli 5 . is Lagin rosmarbastar / nirbo chualle i (sic leg.) Cind Tíre (of one of many heroes slain by Leinstermen), ZCP xxiv 141 § 37 . cuaille feda see s.v. felm . bērat do chend co rraib for cuailli ar bēlaib R., Fing. R. 96 . do thabairt a chind ar an cuaille ḟolam atā 'mon dūn, Ériu iii 168 § 25 . cuaille cuilinn na coradh tríd `the holly-stake of the weir (of Clúain Tarbh) through him', Cog. 257.11 . ar cuaille na himdhaide, ALC i 8.25 . sibh ar dhá chuailli do chor `on two poles' (of a bier), O'Hara 3577 . M. . . . do marbad . . . d'orchor chuailli, Ann. Conn. 1408.10 . an cuaille Fáil `the flag-staff of F.,' Miscell. Celt. Soc. 156.119 . cūailli īaraind fora brut, TBC-I¹ 3284 . LL 11977 `an iron stake', TBC-LL² 4485 , `stake-brooch', Contribb. 542 . cóirighios a sgiath . . . ina cuailli comhraic, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xix 6249 . Smiting the c.c. (`pole of battle') was a challenge to fight, ZCP xxiii 309 § 5 , Plummer MS notes. cuailledha trēna Tuathail (of warriors), ML² 1362 . meraidh uaim tre laidhibh leat / in cuaille ma comhraigeat the axis where they meet (sc. cōic cōicid Ērenn), BB 31b21 ( ITS xli 72 § 1 ).

In name of metre: berrídhi ar rind chuailli so, IT iii 101 § 179 .

In nn. loc. see Hog. Onom.

cúal

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n ā, f. c.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 39 (91.20).

(a) faggot, bundle of sticks (firewood): cual .i. ona cuaillib bis inte asberur vel quasi gual .i. on gualaind ar is fuirre bis a tromma. Vel quasi caol a calon Latine (recte κᾶλον Graece, Ed.), Corm. Tr. 44 . cūaille .i. de an cūal, Corm. Y 328 . ? c.¤ (leg. cúaille ?, note) `a stake', Eg. Gl. 183 . ogam tirda . . . aicme huatha .i. . . . qual ` faggot ', Auraic. 5726 . madh si in chual ro fuachtnaig and `the faggot', Laws iii 174.12 Comm. na deich cuala ar secht fichtib, Anecd. i 11.28 ( SCano 360 ). gaba[i]s . . . in cūail crīnaig, ZCP viii 304.36 . co cuail connuid `with a burden of firewood', RC x 218 § 7 . do iomchair (Isac) an cual chonnaigh ( Gen. xxii 7 ) = struem lignorum, ITS xxix 154.16 . im cuail fitiucan, BB 435a52 . tuc leis cual do mhaescán `bundle of green twigs' (so bad firewood), MR 276.3 . a n-ionnshamhail bhrosna nō cúaile, Parrth. Anma 5553 .

(b) bundle, pile, heap in general: ho chuáilgae gl. ferro atque armis, Ml. 34b1 . condanimmart cual gae ┐ claideb for culu doridisi, LL 12223 `phalanx of spears' ( TBC-LL² 4726 ) i.e. body of armed men? cúalgai immusniada, RC viii 54.21 . a chual rinne, LL 4929 . ? ar chualaibh, IT iii 86 § 89 . mo chorp cáel c.¤ do chnámaib heap of bones, ACL iii 216 § 6 . mé an ch.¤sain (of the body ?), IGT Decl. ex. 613 . trefocul cen cuail cnam (some kind of metrical fault), Auraic. 1929 . is cual curadh insin (of stone as missile), RC xxi 322 § 53 . do c[h]ūail pecuid heap of sins, ZCP x 47 § 19 .

Compds. mo chlí 'na chuailbhruisg . . . chréachtaigh splintered mass, Hackett² xlii 8 . i cualchlais tened, Fing. R. 52 (`coal-pit', RC xiii 377.15 ). C. Cuaolléinech, RC xii 76 § 58 .

slegad

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n (sleg) a spike (?): im chinaid do s.¤ , Laws i 162.21 . sleghadh na fidbaidhi itir cuaillib ┐ slegha, O'Curry 797 ( H 3.18, p. 370 ).