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sceillec

Cite this: eDIL s.v. sceillec or dil.ie/36356
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: Scelic

n o, m. (also ā, f. ?)

(a) a rock, a stone : scellec becc romebhaid don ailig condabī friaa sūil-sium, Corm. Y 446 . caisel carrach do minscellcib `a bristling rubble dyke of stone', MacCongl. 69.17 .

(b) steep rock, crag : no ticcedh . . . tresan loch . . . gosein sgeillic (St. Kevin at Glendalough), BNnÉ 126 § 12 . do-theighedh C. . . . | do dhenamh aifrinn 'sa sgeillic, 135.1 . dotheigheadh go minic don sgeilg ┐ don uaimh dá ngoirther leaba Caoimhghin, 156 § 5 . As n. loc. of Scellig Michael: Eitgal Sceiligg, AU i 318.22 . ro innretar . . . Scellic Míchil, ┐ rucsat Etgal in Scelig leo i mbrait, Cog. 222 - 3 . co rucad a chorp i Sceliuc iar n-irrus descirt Chorco Duibne, LL 12b28 . co fárcbad . . . | hÍr i n-úir scenbluind Scellic (: glicc), Ériu iv 138.2 . Scelic `of Scelec (Michil)', Gorm. Apr. 28 gl. 5 . ag glascarraig risi n-aberthar Sgeilleag Michil aniubh, CF 59 . ag Sceilig Mhichíl . . . ag Sceilig na scál, Keat. ii 1342 , 1346 . See scallac.

(c) precious stone: dligid .u. cumala dergoir [ł] sce lig (leg. scelig) logmoir dia diguin 'he is entitled to seven cumala of red gold [or] of precious stone for his being insulted ' CIH ii 583.9 , Peritia xiii 311 .