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doilbthe , dolbtha

Cite this: eDIL s.v. doilbthe , dolbtha or dil.ie/17824

 

part. of dolbaid. Orig. formed, shaped: nathir doilbth[e] (i.e. on Moses' staff), SR 4331 . Hence

(a) fictitious, feigned, figurative: inna nd.¤ gl. fictorum, Ml. 61b18 . doilbthib gl. fictis (verbis), 13 . cealg doilbhthi brégach, O'Gr. Cat. 254.25 . focail doilphdi, Auraic. 4524 .

(b) Esp. of false appearances, phantoms, etc., conjured up by magic, hence magical, enchanted: ces doilbhthe, Arch. Hib. i 92 § xxii . buailios do fhleisg d.¤ droighiochta, Atlantis iv 120.21 . dorigne mucca doilbthi druidechta don raithnig, RC xxiii 408 § 19 . co rodíbairgsi certli dlútha dolbthi druidechta forsin luing, LL 221b46 ( TTr. 344 ). co tainic gaeth doilbi drai[d]echta, Acall. 5581 . laegh doilbthi . . . a richt fhosgamhna allaidh, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 68.25 . Sliab [Mis] . . . ar inní ba mífhis in sluag dolbtha fríth ann, SG ii 485.11 . Delbaeth .i. doilbaedh .i. teine d.¤ doróine, 464.15 . (Of a harper) cumadóir na ccleas ndoilbhthe, Studies 1920, 99 § 10 . an cheárd dh.¤ dhraoidheachta, 3 C 12, 358.12 . do Thuaith dhoilbhthe Dé Danann, Keat. Poems 262 .