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agairc

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n (Lat. loanword) agaric: agaricus fungus .i. an a.¤ , 23 K 42. 335.10 . aseadh as a.¤ ann .i. farcan an chroinn darab ainm abies , 11 . sugh losa na feithlinne, ┐ a.¤ , Rosa Angl. 40.15 . is leighes benas risin craidhi, mar ata a.¤ ┐ mirbolani, 144.26 .

1 ainis

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n f. (Engl. or Lat. loanword Celtica x 101-2 ). Also ainís. anise, aniseed: saus . . . do canel ┐ d'a.¤ , Rosa Angl. 118.19 . ainís, andiuia, 142 § 33. curtur a.¤ fariú oir coiscid a teinnes, 218.11 . sugh . . . a.¤ , 232.8 . sil fenel ┐ merse ┐ a.¤ , RC ix 230.13 . deachmhuidh an mhionnduis ┐ na hainíse, Matthew xxiii 23 . ainís, TD 34.20 . ? gabh cocain na measog ocus lignum aloes ocus nis (leg. anis) ocus sil fenéil, O'Gr. Cat. 207. y , Éigse iii 226 .

airet

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Forms: airet, eret, erat, arat

n (*ari + fot, O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 177 ff. ?Cf. senairotib, Thes. ii 239.18 . Gender doubtful. Orig. o, n., O'Rahilly. Taken as f. in Sg. 148a6 by GOI p. 157 , see below, and treated as f. in later language. airet, Wb. 25d1 . eret, Ml. 107d8 etc., Sg. 148a6 . erat, Ml. 33a1 . arat, 80b7 .

Length, interval, space (of time, less freq. also of space), later amount, quantity. Very frequent in conjunctive and adverbial phrases.

I

(a) is ed á eret is gessi dia cene ṁbether in hac uita this is how long, Ml. 107d8 . is ed a erat fritammiurat inna huli, 33a1 . á eret tias in cascc isin mís how late E. falls in the month, Thes. ii 39.25 . a oired ba ferr dó ar bánbiudh a time of similar duration during which he fared better as regards white meat, Hib. Min. 67.4 . iss ed eret no bitis Ulaid insin i mMaig M., LU 3223 ( SCC § 1 ). Of space: lagat inna saigte . . . ┐ a arat dia tochuirther `the distance from which it is shot', Ml. 80b7 . is he a.¤ sain rosaig / lassar lái brátha brethaig, SR 2531 .

(b) a.¤ as long as, as far as: a.¤ nombeinn isnaib imnedaib, Ml. 59a22 . a.¤ mbete im theglachsa, BDD² 312 . a.¤ bés . . . a cutrumesi do súg inda curpsom `so long . . . as there is this much juice in his body', Mon. Tall. 150.39 (§ 61) . a.¤ nat negar `so long as it is not washed', 155.24 (§ 67) . erett bett aboss 'ga tigh, BColm. 98.32 . Eas Rúaid heret aiges núall as long as Assaroe resounds, Ériu iv 150.27 . airiut ba beo iat, Marco P. 98 . eiret tēiti uiseōc as high as a lark soars, TBC-I¹ 3613 . oiret teit cloch a taball, PH 3040 . See Hull, ZCP xxix 121 - 2 . With co: airet co facaidh cnoc, CCath. 1449 . airet co tainic de, 4622 .

(c) With article: an a.¤ ropsa béo, Trip.² 1434 . a n-a.¤ ro bátar sruithi Eirend occó ari, 2996 . an oired dobi-seom a C.C. as long as, RC xviii 268.11 (Tig.). an oiread ro bí M. ag rádha a shoiscéla, Imr. Brain i 65.4 . in a.¤ bātar ag dēnomh na hadmhāla, Fl. Earls 64.3 . in oiriut tra do geb in tuasal neach bus cutruma res in isul `as long as (i.e. provided) the noble gets an advocate equal in rank to the man of lower class', Laws ii 84.24. Comm. Of space: an airat ro soich a scor sidhe for gach leith `as far as their `scor'-lands extend on every side', Laws iv 226.z . in oiret dochoid how far, PH 3039 .

In mixed construction with both article (or prep.?) and poss.: ina a.¤ báttar fein ar foccra during the period of their proscription, AFM vi 1974.3 .

(d) With cia how long, how far? cia arat gl. quandiu, Ml. 32d22 . cia a.¤ co tíchtin nancrist how long (it will be) till the coming, Wb. 25d1 . ce hairead uathaibh go tír how far they were from land, BB 39a26 . With rel. clause: cia eret mbete oc m ingraimmim se? `how long will they be persecuting me?' Ml. 33a9 . cia hairett atáidh sunn?, RC xxvi 376.8 . nocon fess cairet rochúaid how far, RC xiii 442 § 15 . cia a.¤ imthéit? how far does it go? TBC-LL¹ 1146 .

(e) With article and demonstr. in adverbial phrase for that long, during that (amount of) time (case of a.¤ doubtful, see O'Rahilly and Thurn. ad loc. cit. In most exx. apparently a s. of a fem. noun): ind eret sa gl. tandiu, Ml. 114b14 . ?inn heret sin imbói, Sg. 148a6 (so O'Rahilly loc. cit.; accus., GOI p. 157 ) i.e. during the time he was in Rome. ni rabe isin bith ní dognethe in n-eret sin léu acht cluchi, LU 3225 ( SCC § 1 ). at forbaeltiseom in n-a.¤ sin, 2277 . fífat-sa forsna slógaib in n-a.¤ sin, 6312 (TBC). inn-airet-sain during that time, RC xiii 110 § 147 .

II

(a) amount, quantity, usually in phrases meaning as much as, etc.: in óiret cétna as much again, Maund. 212 . in oirid sin `so much as that', Aen. 2558 . a naei n-a.¤ `nine times the value (of the thing stolen)', Marco P. 41 . is i an oiread (uirid, MS.), O'Gr. Cat. 307.30 . aiseoguidh sé seacht noirid he shall restore seven fold, Proverbs vi 31 . sudh mérsi ┐ sugh fenéil oired da gach sugh `of either juice an equal bulk', O'Gr. Cat. 225.4 .

(b) In phr. in a.¤ sin DI so much (of): inn a.¤ sin da slúag that many of their host, MU² 681 . anuireadsa do chuidiughadh, Carswell 20.7 . an oiret sin do leic oigre, Marco P. 225 . Note also: a oirett shin ele d'airde do beith ann that it was as high again, BNnÉ 71 § 121 . With mixed construction: a rád . . . co ndingenad Dia . . . ina airett sin d'éccórad `would do such injustice', Maund. 118 .

(c) With prep. FRI: na losa . . . dobertai . . . do C. doberedh oired ris fein d'Fir diad dib sin gave as much to F.D. as he took for himself, TBC-LL¹ p. 517 n.9 . dogebuir oired rium-sa dhe you shall share it equally with me, ZCP vi 99.6 . beth ar uired re og mac to be on the same terms with, Fen. 348.22 . nár tualaing iadsan oiret re Mac Conmara do dénam could not do as much as M., Caithr. Thoirdh. 85.10 . ar oiret aimsire fris of the same age as he, AFM v 1734.24 . go rabhadar Laighin cheithre uiread do shluagh ré fearaibh Mumhan `had a host four times as numerous', Keat. iii 3212 . go bhfuil a urad d'ughdardhas agam fein leis an mbiobla, Luc. Fid. 323.16 . na hiarr duais ach uiread leó look not for any more reward than they do, Measgra D. 7.112 .

(d) With ocus and rel. clause: uiread grádha . . . ┐ atá aige dhó féin, Desid. 6041 . urad as do bhí ag Criosd, Luc. Fid. 323.16 . Note also: a uiread . . . ┐ a ttiobhra Dia dhuit, Desid. 4600 . oiread (uiriod, MS.) a bhfuarais aréir as much as you got last night, Ériu i 97.y .

(e) With gen. as much as, even (in neg. and condit. clauses): gan uiret deilcc bruit do bhúain da fhiodhbadh not to take even athorn, Anecd. iii 6.12 . a.¤ in grain[n]e musdaird do ṡeirc Isa, Marco P. 8 . airead copán as much as a single cup, ZCP viii 563 § 18 . gu hoiread an fhocail dhíomhaoin as lúgha dá ndubhart even the idlest word I have spoken, Desid. 1177 .

Note also: mór da n-uiredaibh great quantities of them, Aisl. Tond. 132 § 6 .

áirne

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n m.

(a) sloe, fruit of the blackthorn: airnne gl. glandium, Sg. 49b17 . pruni .i. airni, Med. Gl. 65 ( ACL i 327 ). sīoluch scīach, dercu iuech / airni, cnóa, K. and H. 21 . cráeb droigin fo dubairnib (: tairngib), Metr. Dinds. iii 62.96 . na háirni a h-Éblind, RC xiii 46.24 . secht n-airmedae . . . d'airnib cumrai dondcorcra, MacCongl. 124.20 . mion-ubhall nō mōr-áirne, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1044 . subha craobh ┐ āirne, Measgra D. 39.41 . na droighne loma um Leamhuin / coingre orra d'áirneadhuibh. IGT Decl. ex. 1363 . trian d'áirnibh dubh corcra . . ., AFM ii 822.9 . sugh airnida ngoirt, Rosa Angl. 312.8 .

(b) kernel (of a nut): foracaib leth ind airne don gillu, RC viii 57 n.10 = ind eitne, text. leth n-airne na cno, RC xxv 346 § 3 . arinnus .i. olcairne .i. cloch, O'Dav. 183 . (c) In phr. áirne toile testicle : airne toile .i. magarrla, O'Dav. § 159 . na hairne toile, ocus in toil ḟeith, Laws iii 354.16 . Cf. airnne gl. glandium , Sg. 49 b 17 .

aloe, aloén

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n (Lat. loanword): aloén ` aloes ', Rosa Angl. 40.14 . an aloe, 23 K 42, 345.19 . alue[n] .i. sugh luibhi is cosmail risin sgilla, ACL i 325 § 15 .

anapaig

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adj (apaig)

(a) unripe (of fruit etc.): acasia .i. sugh na n-airnedh anabaidh, RC ix 243.2 . ba hanabaid cech torad díb, Ériu iv 140.1 . amhuil theilgeas an crann fíge a úbhla anabuidh, Rev. vi 13 . premature, abortive (of birth): Concobhar anabaidh, AFM iv 772.3 .

(b) premature, untimely (of death of a person): tiagait báas na.¤ .i. gairte sáiguil, Wb. 11d12 . o bhás obann anabaidh, Parrth. Anma 4096 . ēc a.¤ , Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 26 . an oidheadh anabaidh . . . tucadh for thighearna cloinne A.B., AFM v 1676. y . an líon do dheachatar d'oidhedhaibh anaipche, vi 1998.21 . oidead oirlig anabaid / is a gcolna do chrochad, LB 276a60 .

(c) Of wounds fresh, recent: na luibhe . . . a[g] gabail na crecht nua n-urda n-anabaid, ZCP x 308.6 . ? mosbaim fuil anabaid, LL 13804 .

(d) In more general sense awful, terrible, etc. : tarla dhamsa feilbheart anabaidh do dhéanamh, mar atá mo dhalta . . . do mharbhadh `a dreadful act of treachery', Keat. ii 5278 . i spingc anabaidh i.e. a sheer precipice, Mart. Don. June 3 . an roinn dár ghabhadair greim | ba roinn anabaigh d’Éirinn 'the division whereby they took control was an unfortunate one for Ireland ' Celtica xii 130 § 1 .

Adv. agá n-ól go híotmhar anabaigh, TSh. 6972 .

anfobracht

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Forms: -a, anforbracht, anbobracht, anbrobracht

n g s. -a (cf. 1 bracht). Also anforbracht, anbobracht, anbrobracht. person suffering from some kind of wasting illness: a.¤ .i. nomen do duine ṡerggas ┐ timairges galar connā bī beo[i]l inna churp. Bracht enim beoil uocatur , Corm. Y 42 . anbobracht .i. in tí nad bidh bracht sugh nirt ann .i. no beth gin tochus, O'D. 554 (H 3.17, c. 438). anforbracht .i. intí ina bí súg betha[d] annso, O'Dav. 203 . anbrobracht .i. nephbeoilaidi . . . .i. duine cael trog forsna bi bracht, O'Curry 793 (H 3.18, 369b). anbrobracht .i. an ┐ fear ┐ bracht .i. beoil .i. fear cen beoil ann, 123 (ib. 75a). anbhobhracht .i. ainm do dhuine sheargas o ghalar ionnas nach bí sésúr ina churp, O'Cl. dingbail mic . . . di daill, di anbobracht .i. in ben tsirg cen sug nirt, Laws i 124.22 . 140.35 . rí saer Teclai . . . isint anḟabrocht for ruth / ba h-adbalbocht dind ḟuatluch, SR 7411 . mac daille, mac anḟobrachta . . . mac mire, O'Curry 2095 (H 4.22, 73b). ZCP xvi 215.32 . ? teidhm galair . . . do ghabháil M. . . . co ndearna anbobracht de `a living skeleton', AFM ii 996. x = anfabrachtai, AU ii 90.11 . Fig. anbobracht cach file cin ellach, O'D. 2218 (Nero A vii, 149b). Cf. anfabrachta.

balc

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Forms: bailc

adj o, ā. Later also bailc i.

I stout, strong, sturdy, firm, vigorous, powerful: b.¤ .i. calma no trom, ut est ailidh sidhe aurarsan a cét direch balca (leg. b.¤, ed.) in maic .i. is calma no is trom a inne (sic leg.) in maic ima ndergither é .i. in t-étach. Nó taidlis bo slicht (compd. ?) b.¤ (used adverbially ?) .i. tadall erca isna búaib go calma, O'Dav. 277. bailc .i. mor no calma no tren . . . ciaptar bailc a mbresa, 255 . Cf. Fél. Prol. 74. b.¤ graece balanin .i. grande , O'Mulc. 119. bailc .i. calma, Stowe Gl. 239. b.¤ .i. calma, Lec. Gl. 184. b.¤ .i. trén, neartmhar, no mór, O'Cl. Benedicht, b.¤ áge, Fél. July 11 . tescmart brait bhailc co mbuaidh (brait b.¤ , ed.) `he has saved a prey with stout victory', Blathm. 137. Indrechtach . . . / . . ., bailc baind, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25 (a) . co brāth mbairnech mb.¤ , Bruchst. i 55 § 123. is bēsad na cleithe, is b.¤ oc lār, is caol oc clēit[h]e, Corm. Y 275. fer tailc tuillethan, isé bailc brádorcha, MU² 642. buidhne bailci beoda, CCath. 5367. ba balcc bríge, MacCongl. 69.13 . ben b.¤ , BS 70.z . b.¤ Belltaine / do bheir bláth sugh a sughdhosaib, IGT Decl. ex. 342.

Compar. co mbuidin ba balcu, Fél. Jan. 4 (balcdu, balccu, v.ll.). bailci, TTebe 394 .

II As subst. strength, firmness, vigour: gabsai format, fí fo bailc, ZCP xi 108 § 2. buan in b.¤ , CRR 57.

Compds. With nouns: conid mind cach maige / balccbuile (sic leg. ?) na mbard the strong one of whom the poets sing (?), IT iii 57 § 108. tri balcbemmenda Bodba, TBC-LL¹ 5984. Balcbend gilla A., LL 25078. Nabál . . . / balcbethraid os betha blá, SR 6291. ras gabastar chuci ar a balcbolgán by its stout middle (of a standard), LL 31773 ( TTr. 962 ). cotlud nā longad nī sām lam balcbrain, TBC-I¹ 1215 (rhet.). balcbriathra Bodba, TBC-LL¹ 6056. fiora betha co mbalcbrigh `with strong might', Blathm. 76. sorcha in balcbuaid, Snedg. u. Mac R § 31 . bongos fidh a balcfremaibh, Blathm. 229. ba balc-gent co mbeó-gletin, Metr. Dinds. iv 188.24 . fót co mbalcraind, Metr. Dinds. ii 20.39 . buidnib balcthoir (: altóir), SR 6882. asa mbruintis balcct[h]onna, ACL iii 218 § 6.

With adjj.: athair Bile bailc-dremhain, Leb. Gab.(i) 218.24 . ailen . . . balclan do cairibh, Stair Erc. 227. As subst. the full: balclan gelglaici C. i tacmaisi crainn gac[h]a craisigi dibh, CCath. 5307. dias . . . it é damdabcha balcremrai, BDD² 1214. ben balc-thorrach, Metr. Dinds. iv 126.36 . buidni balcthruim, LU 10882 (rhet.).

With adjj. derived from nouns: ech . . . balcceimnech balcbéimnech, LU 8667 ( FB 50 ). Balar Balcbemneach, Cóir Anm. 289. tricha bliadan balcbuidnech (sic leg.), MacCarthy 204 § 4 . a balcbullig Brég, LU 8110 ( FB 8 ). [in tarbān] . . . / bailcerblach adircech `strong-tailed', Ériu vii 6.2 .

bocad

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u, m. vn. of bocaid. act of softening, in various applications. softening, combing (wool): b.¤ ┐ brecadh ┐ fige `teasing', Manners and Customs iii 115 n.83 . a fobairt . . . a llendaib . . . ola . . . do boccadh ┐ do righniugadh (opp. to do crúadughadh ┐ do chaitiugud, 5219 ) . . . a adbair to soften its material (of a battle-hauberk), CCath. 5217. Of speech: níor labhair . . . / . . . / acht fuighle do bhíodh [dá] mbogadh he spoke . . . only mumbled words (?) (of a disappointed lover), DDána 32.27 . Of consonants act of softening, leniting : treidi doghni uath (i.e. h) .i. bogad ┐ semigudh ┐ airdibdad. B. cetumus: for taebomnaib ┐ 'na ndiaidh doeagmaing doib .i. do p do c [7] do t ut cloch, both, Auraic. 1264. b.¤ cuill .i. clach ┐ ach lenition of c., 1273 . In IGT devoicing : ní fhuil cadad eidir .s. ┐ .c. le mbéradh bogadh air an tan nach .c. cumaisg é, IGT Introd. § 30.10 . eól ar uile chumhachtuibh connsuineadh idir chadad ┐ bháthadh ┐ bhogadh, ┐ chrúadhughadh, § 2.11 . an tan teaguimh connsuine crúaidh eidir da .s., treisi don .ts. déigheanaigh aga bhogadh iná don chéd .s. aga chrúadhughadh mur so: íasg ┐ sgíos íaiscíos a chomhfhocal, § 35 (12.2) .

Further applications: sugh cruaiche Padraig, no midhuidhi . . . ┐ dena a mbogad ( = tepefacta, Vocab.), Rosa Angl. 290.25 . bolgam uisci ar na bogad sa bél, Celtica ii 34 § 6 . gan bhogadh bríghnirt unweakened , Keat. Poems 49. an cuibhreach do bhogadh orruinn `to slacken the bonds on us', Oss. iii 138.2 . bheith ag bogadh / fan gcleith nó fan gcloidheamh / bas choirrgheal an churadh to lightly grasp the hurdle or the sword, DDána 98.21 . clisteri bogtha 'a laxative clyster', O'Gr. Cat. 181.34. in gai mor . . . focert urchur de co mbai ar b.¤ i mbroind in ech cranda ` quivering ', ZCP ii 438 § 23 (`remained stuck', Aen. 446 ). Of warming water: blogam uisci ar na bogad sa bél `a mouthful of water warmed in one’s mouth´ Celtica ii 34 § 6 .

Compd. ar comhchrithnughadh ┐ bogadh-bertnugadh `shaking and trembling', Fl. Earls 186.10 (see 1 boc compds.).

1 bracht

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n (see RC xxxviii 306 ) expld. as juice, grease, fat; pith; substance: b.¤ din enim nomen béoil vocatur, Corm. 3 , Corm. Y 42 , O'Dav. 203. b.¤ .i. bel, b.¤ .i. sustaint, O'Curry 971 ( H 3.18, 416 ). b.¤ .i. sugh no sésur, O'Cl. b.¤ cu feic .i. saill furri corrici a fiacail (of a pig?) (B. na f.), LL 29400 ( IT i 162.6 ). rota cen b. mbal-glain, / 's é lacht rodasurmaid ` fatness ', Metr. Dinds. iii 220.3 . conberbar b.¤ . . . / feisi cen lacht, mennan . . ., O'Dav. 1026 (= Laws i 140.36 Comm. ). Fig. b.¤ fogluma oill-[ḟ]easa ` pith ', Laws v 96.18 Comm. See anfobracht.

braich

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Forms: mraich, mbracha, braith

n [i, f.] Mid. Ir. form of mraich. g s. mbracha, Laws iv 306.5 ( Críth G. 111 ). n s. braith, ii 202.20 Comm. b.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 149. malt; malt liquor: amal meles muilend .x. forcél b.¤ rocrúaid as a mill . . . grinds well-dried malt, LU 8699 ( FB 52 ). brocōit iarom sainlind dognīther do b.¤ ┐ mil, Corm. Y 124. airligud mbracha dia tecmai lith laithi, Laws v 372.15 . cess no da chess lana de b.¤ ┐ do arbur biid, Irish Texts i 35.31 . bec leis d'ith de bliucht de b.¤ (: maith), Metr. Dinds. iv 160.22 . acht oencriathar bracha, Lism. L. 1357 . do ratsat in b.¤ isin dara lothar, Lat. Lives 72.4 . b.¤ (an item of food rent, fixed tribute), Laws iv 50. 28 Comm. ar ceithri miach abh fichet bracha cin cruadug `of undried malt', ii 200.15 Comm. do braith cruaidh `of dried malt', 202.1 Comm. miach bracha re frithealamh ndeasgadh, RC xiv 26 § 1. a ttigh na bratha `in the malt-house (?)' (Gloss.), Luc. Fid. 5021. as tū (viz. Ísu) b.¤ (braith, MS.) na flead fīnemna the fermenting substance, ACL iii 235 § 31. Aēd . . . / dīa ndēntar bracha (: Macha) do bruith `for whom maltings are brewed', Measgra Uí Chl. 149 § 18. ó ua Chormaic corcras b.¤ `for whom beer takes its rich colour', Magauran 1318 . gan súgh mar bhlas a bhracha, DDána 113.18 . (of animal food) b.¤ ar na berbad `boiled mash' (for sick horses), Celtica ii 40 § 27 .

Compds. íba brachdig oenghráinne a ráith Bic malt liquor, SG 80.4 . b.¤ ┐ glan, braclan . . . an úair as .ch. mín é, IGT Introd. 14.17 . braichlind múad mescmar maith (rhet.), LU 8716 ( FB 53 ).

bruithida

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n (1 bruth + idu) itch, scabies: an bruithidha, 23 K 42, 358.z. sugh na luibhe si (an scabiosa) do chumuilt don bruithidhain, 351.20 . don charraighe ┐ don bruitidhain, 353.20 .

cáel

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Forms: cóil

adj I o, ā thin, slender, narrow and related meanings in a variety of applications. cóil gl. macer, Sg. 50a 24 ; exilis, Ml. 142c2 . Of the body and parts thereof: i corpán chóel, Fél. Ep. 386 . do grúadaib córaib cóilaib `haggard cheeks', Ériu iii 100 § 25c . tonn crocnaide cóil `emaciated skin', ii 56 § 10 . condernai iachtlaind cáil truaig di, RC viii 154.16 . guaille caoile, ZCP v 222.681 (Midn. Court). for a c[h]osaib cāelaibh, ZCP viii 196 § 23 . com caol, Keat. Poems 200 . As a nickname: Cobthach cael, MacCarthy 184 § 2 . Conall Cael, 402.3 . Of animals: ilar cruma cael clenchruind, SR 890 . cona muccaib cælaib, IT iii 243.11 . cail tuirc, YBL 174a10 ( SG 80.10 ). Of weapons, instruments etc. crann caol, DDána 106.11 . a chuilg chaoil, 119.29 . dá sgiain chaoil, Aithd. D. 53.14 . cliath cael, BB 365b42 . fuillem . . . na snaithiti caile, Laws v 380.20 Comm. do bhuain iall gcaol dá chonuibh, Aithd. D. 3.22 . slabhraidh cáola con, SGS iv 60 § 3 . Of writing: na seandaine ... nac fetaid litreacha caela da legad, Ir. Astr. Tr. 28.10 . ní eirgann sé caol ná reamhur neither upstroke nor downstroke succeeds with me, O'Gr. Cat. 110.25 . Of ways, paths etc.: caol gin gur cumhang an ród, DDána 3.8 . slighe chaol na córa, PBocht 4.5 . ferr in cosmail caol fodae, ZCP vii 311 § 15 (cf. coil cosmail .i. fithus carpait (a kenning), O'Gr. Cat. 91.6 ). drochet . . . c.¤ dóib ar thus he. lethan . . . fo deóid it is narrow for them at first, LU 2153 ( FA 22 ). ni cuma chael is fearr uirre (of a territory), Magauran 3054 . teacht caol ag deathaigh is dual, DDána 93.22 . Of garment: léine chaol thin, fine(?), Aithd. D. 3.4 . fer . . . / a léinidh cháeil chimhasbláith, IGT Decl. ex. 642 . Of sounds: go ngothaibh cáola cáoincheann `with the clear notes of the caoincheann', Ériu ix 168 § 43 . tabhthann caol na seannach seang, Hard. ii 238.x . guth suáimneach cáol `a still small voice', 1 Kings xix 12 . ar chrithribh caola caomhdhuan, Hackett² ix 4 . caelḟetugud na claideb, LL iv 32323 . caol .i. cail .i. gairm, O'Cl . sephain cogrinn coel ṅglain ṅgil, SR 2159 . In gramm., of consonants palatal, palatalized : dísbeagadh cáol no leathan, IGT Introd. § 113 . ag oireamhuin don fhocal bhíos roimhe bhíos an barr madh cáol no leathan é, § 149 . gach ainm iollraidh cáol ┐ a thochlughadh lethan, § 158 .

Miscellaneous applications in transferred senses: bud caol a (ar, v.l.) cumaing-ne our strength will be little, ZCP viii 207 § 39 . ar máthair nDé is caol mo chomaoin `poor my service of God's mother', PBocht 4.14 . mar ra-niad ní coimhshniomh caol / siad ar-aon ag coimhdhíol chliar `a generous cooperation', Magauran 2025 . gidh c.¤ do chrodh a chaillech few, IGT Decl. ex. 713 . an chuid chaol lesser piece, Butler Poems 111 . diet rocháol, 23 K 42, 5.21 . In phrase 'sa chenn ch.¤ : gur chuir an ceart sa cheann chaol / do chlaon leam tar a reacht ríogh `and put justice in a tight place(?)', Aithd. D. 84.14 and note. do sgoilt sé dar gceann an cíogh / níor bh'é ar ndíon is an gceann gcaol grudgingly(?) (see note to prec. ex.), 100.4 . ar ndul don mhaith san cheann chaol, LBranach 1142 `had become diminished', Notes.

Fine, nice, delicate, subtle, exact : coil ┐ cóim (of a speech), Sg. 26a10 . an chluas do ba caol tuigse so keen of perception, DDána 52.15 . naomh gan ní 'n-a ainbhios air / do ní aighneas caol cumair `makes a plea subtle and short', PBocht 14.40 . eagna chaol nar thagair go teann (of the Blessed Virgin), 2.31 . Adv. dá tuicter so co cael `if one understands accurately', O'Gr. Cat. 323.y . Of a drink: do sugh cael na n-uball fiad `subtle juice', O'Dav. 1299 .

Equative: ba cáilithir bas (a bridge), Aisl. Tond. 100.3 .

Compar.: cōile 'sa cōile, Corm. Y 262 . an té as caoile dochí an chóir `the clearer one doth see the light', Ó Bruad. i 188.x note. is caeli ┐ is cruaidhi (of sound), Auraic. 1481 .

II Subst.

(a) ní thuca in coil ngairit do not marry a short slender woman, ZCP viii 112.23 .

Usually as o-stem. (b) wattling : carr coíl. Críth G. 573 . udnocht coíl imbi, 102 . a meas ┐ a cael (products of the hazel), Laws iv 150.1 . cethri grinne . . . di choel, O'Curry 883 ( H 3.18, 395a ). a ch.¤ ┐ a mín in ḟeda, CRR 34 . a cael d'airgid (of a house), IT iii 195 § 34 . cōel fo tuighib d'itib én (of Mac ind Óc's house), ZCP viii 108.14 .

(c) clear sound(?): gáir ind uma a hucht in chroind / ar aen ┐ caīl in chind `along with the clear sound of the voice', Ériu xix 78 § 8 . caol .i. cail .i. gairm, O'Cl.

(d) narrow part of things, bodies, etc. : trí cóil ata ferr folongat in mbith: cóil srithide hi folldeirb etc., Triads 75 . im chael in chorthe . . . remur in chorthe, TBC-LL¹ 566 . da shleagh go g-caelaib a g-crann `to the narrow parts of their handles' MR 272.4 . Frequ. of the narrow parts of the human body: a chaoil, a leasrach, [a] mheadhuin, Eg. Gl. 147 . cor gerrastar coel in cuirp the neck, Cog. 194.15 . a caol na colla 'san muinēl, ZCP xiii 231.10 . a chrios do bhí timchioll a cháoil, 1 Kings ii 5 . tar caelaib corp a chéle, CF² 490 . ra ceṅglait da n-id im chailaib choss ankles, TBC-LL¹ 1923 . fuil caol cos, Rosa Angl. 28 § 11 . tar altaibh chaol na lámh knuckles, RSClára 68 § 4 . go caol gcolptha, O'Hara 4062 . gabhais . . . ar chael cruibh hí wrist, CF² 1387 . tuc buile . . . fā chaol a droma, Feis Tighe Chonáin 1674 . fa chaol a mhuinil, Atlantis iv 176.24 . fá chaol a chuim, Keat. ii 5116 . cengal na gcúig gcaol, 3474 i.e. wrists, ankles, neck. fa singe an fear ná caol con, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 4 .

(e) strait, narrow; `stream flowing through a marsh', O'Don. Suppl.: iomraiset . . . gusan ccael ccuarchumhang baoi forsan loch strait, Hugh Roe² 30.24 (fo. 9a) . caol fairrge an inlet of the sea, Beatha S. F. 2045 . iomlochtadh ar caol Locha Febail, AFM v 1788.20 . etir Palestina ┐ cóel na Siria, Rawl. 71b31 . dia roás in cóel (of the Boyne), Metr. Dinds. iii 100.13 . Ceann Tuirc na gcaolta `of the marshy plains', O'Rah. 214.x . For use in nn. loc. see Hog. Onom. Fig. tug mo chroidhe a ccáol chumhang, Butler Poems 282 `has constricted my heart`, Gloss.

Compds. Compds. where c.¤ is used merely or mainly for alliteration are not listed. In Corp. Astron. c.¤ has the sense of Lat. sub, somewhat , e.g. puisínidhe caol-reamhra, 78.28 . gruag . . . caol-chasta, 64.28 . With adjj. cosa caol-árda, ML 120.9 . E. Cael-buide, BNnÉ 312 § 1 . i ccuasaibh caolchumhguibh cloch, BS 17 . Cōildubh (n.pr.), ZCP viii 293.4 . re tíghe gach ceatha chaoil-eadraime, ML 128.27 . cailli caelfhota, Auraic. 5137 (cailf., LL 5034 ). an geimreadh gaothach chaol-fuacht (leg. -ḟuar), Corp. Astron. 64.9 . ba h-iomramh chríon-luinge, chaoil-ísle, ML 82.1 . in fear caílti `slender warm', Duan. F. ii xxxvi 35 .

With adjj. derived from nouns: a Dhubh chaílbhléanach slender-groined , IGT Decl. ex. 789 . echlach ... caelchichech, YBL 177a12 . i tig . . . cāilḟinnach, Bruchst. i 33 § 75 ( IT iii 49 § 89 ). coilér . . . caelreangach, CF² 680 . tar an ccarcair ccumhaing ccaolródaigh, AFM vi 2198.9 .

With nouns: cruas croidhe ┐ caolagarthaighe quibbling, Luc. Fid. 2233 . biaidh caol-aicídeacha air slight diseases(?), Corp. Astron. 140.6 . gan caolbháidh, Duan. F. ii 138 § 49 . gur comroinn an croidhe . . . don choílbéim sin, CF² 962 . alma chōelbō `herds of lean kine', Ériu ii 24 § 5 . dá caoilbhreis of its slender abundance, Hackett² li 28 . Caelchéis (name of a harp), LL 22020 . See caílchenn. cáolchoill ḟoghadh san ursoinn, IGT Decl. ex. 454 . inna coilchomæ gl. intestinorum, Sg. 49b18 . See cáeldruimm. níor chaoileang bheag it was no narrow strip, Keat. ii 3336 . da chaelesna, Acall. 4783 . nocha caelḟal cranna / meic Coelan, Gorm. Nov. 16 . caelḟetugud na claideb ica tarruṅg a trúallaib, LL 32323 ( TTr. 1512 ). ? atriplex agrestis .i. cael feadh nó feithleog, ACL i 335 § 60 (perh. leg. c.¤ feadha). fuair a caoilḟiodh a sháith shaoir wattling (of a building), DDána 119.35 . do chleithibh ┐ do chaoilfhíodhraidh, ML 76.1 . rap imscothad chaíl chaílḟorgnama, LL 32534 ( TTr. 1734 ). ní hoireamh go caol-fhód, Dánfhocail 241 `the last sod turned up by the plough at the end of a furrow', Gloss. craobh caoilfreime `of graceful stock', Arch. Hib. i 95 § 1 . caelglais slender stream, BDD² 830 . occa ndiubhraccad . . . a coelghunnadhaibh . . . ┐ a muscaéitibh, Hugh Roe 180.23 (fo. 46a) . bressmac nad char cōelgus, Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 40.20 . Orthanach hua Caellama, Rawl. 88b49 . a dhá caolmhala, Hackett² xxiii 36 . fa'n caelmuine `to the dense shrubbery', MR 236.1 . 'san chaolmhuir . . . scaras an Eoruip ┐ an Asia ré chéile, Keat. ii 477 . d'fhírrinn chaoilphinn chuirr, DDána 49.13 . caelsnaithi óir, Acall. 382 . isin chaeltráig, 4690 . caol-tuir (of the pyramids), TSh. 5607 .

With noun giving adj.: i bpríosún . . . caolbhord na M., Hackett² xliv 4 . ech . . . coelchos, LU 8665 ( FB 50 ). a carcuir chorcra ch[a]oilleabthadh chliabhchumhaing, Celtica xiii 40.1 . a gunnadhaibh ceirtdírghe caolradhairc, Hugh Roe² 228.18 (fo. 58a) .

With verb: ¤-ibid: 's nach ccaoilibhid cuirm, O'R. Poems 672 `drink in a stinting fashion', Gloss.

cailcín

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n name of a disease of the eyes: c.¤ ort, Tribes of Irel. 30.25 . fóiridh a sugh . . . cailicín na súl (of onions), 23 K 42, 348.5 . Cf. 3 cailg, 3 cailech.

camamil

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n m. (Lat. loanword) camomile : ola in c.¤ , Rosa Angl. 60.13 . do blath c.¤ , 222.2 . a nigi . . . as sugh in c.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 180.6 .

cerrbaccán

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Forms: cerrbocan

n [o, m.] (cerr + ? baccán) name of some root vegetable: do chainnind, do ch.¤ ` carrots ', MacCongl. 39.5 . co briscén mbanrīgna .i. cerrbacan, 99.20 . capall senshaille cona crūaibh cerrboccan, 124.18 . in cerrbocan gl. eruca `the colewort?', RC ix 232.7 . an uair ibter sugh cerrmacain mothrach gach lae, Irish Texts v 56 § 39 . sil praisci ┐ nenntoigi ┐ cerrmacain ┐ raidisi, Irish Texts v 54 § 37 . cerrbocain (cearrmucain, v.l.), Ériu x 146 § 3 . ? Here: cauda capallina .i. speab nó cearrbacac, ACL i 334.42 .

1 cích

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Forms: cíche, chichib, cīguib, chiigh, ciich, cích, cígh, -e, cích, -e, -a, cich

n Orig. s, n. ( cich ┐ glun a ndemi thepide, Auraic. 1852 ). Later m. and f. g s. and n p. cíche. d p. chichib, Anecd. i 4.2 ( SCano 80 ). Perh. orig. s, n., but cf. d p. cīguib, Corm. Y 145 . Note also n s. chiigh, Cáin Ad. 8 , n du. dā ciich , 3 . cích cígh f. (g s. -e), IGT Decl. § 39 . m. (g s. cích, -e, -a), § 46 .

(a) pap, (the female) breast : cich haec mamma , Ir. Gl. 100 . mo c[h]iche cen loimm, Todd Lect. vi 83.6 . immacossaitiub dá c.¤ cacha óenmná (threat of Bricriu), LU 8089 ( FB 6 ). dī cīch mnā nochlōitis leis (of Bricriu), ZCP viii 218.12 . ba cenn mna nō dā ciich noberthe i tasilbhath, Cáin Ad. 3 . di chich a mathar Finnchoime, IT i 142.18 . dac[h]ōdar mo chíghi-si i ndīsca, Cáin Ad. 8 . a ciche do taitnemh amail t-snechta, Lism. L. 3337 . a boill imellacha ┐ a cighi, Rosa Angl. 90.25 . delb mna o cichaib suas (of monster), TTebe 523 . ár mbrollach ┐ ár ccíocha leis breasts exposed, Párl. na mB. 562 . Of womens' supplication: nochtaid a cithi ris ┐ a n-ochta ┐ i n-urbruindi, ZCP viii 538.18 . tancatar uli máthrecha . . . ┐ a ciche nochta, PH 393 . cíche ar mná gaoil gá ghuidhe (Mary), DDána 7.9 . Of male: fo ch.¤ curad, Sc.M² 15 . eter a dí ch.¤ (of the Cyclops), Mer. Uil. 61 . da ghreamaigh . . . / fá bhun a dhá chích an t-athach mór, Oss. vi 202.16 . Of pierced breast or heart of Christ: a luibh leighis créachta an chígh, A. Ó Dálaigh xiv 5 . fa ghoin an chígh a chead, IGT Decl. ex. 1271 . do chuir don chrondsa an chíogha / fondsa díona vm fhuil ébha this spear which wounded the heart(?), Carswell 246.5 .

Of breast (heart) as seat of emotions: cíoch maithmheach na maighdine, PBocht 17.24 . breitheamh an chígh chruaidh `sternhearted judge', A. Ó Dálaigh xviii 10 . a labhairt chle 'na chighsin `his breast is full of evil words' (of critic), Ó Bruad. ii 236.z .

Applied to persons in metonymy: a ch.¤ na nóiden (of Mary), Trip. clxvi 10 . cīocha na heaguilsi (of the Apostles), Mac Aingil 4878 .

(b) In phrases indicating attesting of loyalty, allegiance, good faith, etc. by sucking the breasts of recipient (cf. Hiberno-Latin sugere mammellas, O'Brien, Études Celt. iii 372 - 3 ). iss esside abac dide a chichesom fergusa ┐ gaba(i)s a gruaide i nnairide a anacuil `this was the dwarf who sucked his, F.'s, breasts . . . as a token of (asking) quarter', Ériu xvi 38 § 5 (cf. xi 95). Less explicitly: trí meinistri (`halidoms') fer Féne .i. c.¤, grúad, glún, Triads 63 . fir ciche ┐ gruaide, nime ┐ talman guarantee of breast and cheek, etc. , Rawl. 132a31 ( Cymmr. xiv 112.7 ). ratha cuibse ┐ ciche ┐ cride, LL 4941 . ata mor dona doinib / fo chichib macni n-Oeda bound in friendship (loyalty), Anecd. i 4.2 ( SCano 80 ). caradradh do cholna .i. cairdes cíche ┐ glúine, Ériu xiii 45.22 . Hence c.¤ in special sense of covenant : ná bris chíg, na briss cairdess, TBC-LL¹ 3508 . bāithfidear cīch ┐ cot(h)ach, ZCP viii 195 § 4 .

(c) Other phrases. With vbs.: si oc tabairt a ciche do (of Mary), Todd Lect. vi 49.7 . co tartur mo chiigh dō, Cáin Ad. 8 . Note also: riú-so is sínte súgh do chíogh (addressed to Ireland), Hackett² xxxvi 150 . a gait de cígh to wean her, Vita Br. 5 . bentair L. da chich, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 44.8 . mo ch.¤ rosibh fed at my breast, Todd Lect. vi 82.9 . do chíogh an uime do ibh? (: ríogh), Dán Dé xv 6 . a cíghe do dheol, Arch. Hib. i 85 § 2 . With prep.: ┐ Laigh mac Sriangabra ar cich leó being suckled, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. i 44.2 . noídin . . . Catar for c.¤ , Éigse vi 118.24 . maic a mbroind is maic ar chīch, ZCP v 25 § 10 . rí na cruinne ar a cíchibh, A. Ó Dálaigh xxv 3 . Note also: for oenghlún ┐ oench.¤ ro alta ┐ Eogan he and E. were fosterbrothers, SG 310.15 . rod n-alt . . . éseom ┐ tri meic ind ríg i n-óenchliab ┐ for áench.¤ , LU 1666 .

(d) Attrib. gen. a bhuime chígh an Choimdheadh `nurse' (of Mary), Dán Dé xv 8 . banaltra cíodh Rígh ghil na glóire, Párl. na mB. 2012 . cuisle an chíogha `mother's arm' (i.e. Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xi 13 . fola in misa ciche the suckling month, O'Curry 1876 ( 23 P 3, 21 (23)a ). leanabh cígh suckling (of newly-born Christ), DDána 17.1 . For noídiu cíche see noídiu. Cf. naoídhe na ccíoch, Isaiah xi 8 . dia mbeid aoinbheóil aoinchiche (of close relationship), Ériu xiii 16.17 .

(e) In transfd. senses. Of recesses of woods or tops of mountains (somet. perh. as prep. phr. i cích(aib) in the bosom of, in the midst of, among ): i bhfoithribh nó i gcíogh choille (: díon), Ériu ix 163 § 7 . i ccigibh cnoc, BS 58.13 . learga buadha do chíogh gcorr (of hills of Ireland), Measgra D. 50.51 . Note also: do ling crobhuing chaoin bhalsaim / as cíoghuibh a cceas (? leg. creas, Ed.) a-mach (of branch from tree), O'Hara 3277 . tre chíghibh cíogh (? leg. craobh, Ed.) gcorr (of water falling through branches of trees), 2645 . Of the sea: ceol eachdra a gcíoghoibh cuain `on the breast of the sea', O'Hara 4154 . an fedh do chóidh o chígh cuáin inland, Rel. Celt. ii 226.4 .

Other applications: a cholggairthe na gcíoch ngeal (of castle), DDána 68.34 `thou castle of . . . fair bastions', Ir. Monthly 1920, 543 . clodib orduirn . . . go cichib oir `inlayings', RC xii 60.18 . Of herb: cīch .i. cich girg (sic MS.), luib asa taet ass, O'Mulc. 221 . Note also: cíoch-bhraighed (leg. cíoch bh.) uvula, Mackinnon Cat. 56.11 .

COMPDS. With nouns: sreabh chorcra an chíoghasa, Aithd. D. 65.38 . cíochoighir in chríochshlóigh `suckled heir', O'Gr. Cat. 399.18 . ar cíchshlios cuain dochuadhas im aonarán enclosed margin, Hackett² xlii 33 . With adjj.: cichban cearbnad, BB 23b6 = Cermnat chích-bán, Meyer Contribb. ( Eg. 1782, 55a ). cath cro cearnach cíchbhlaith, IT iii 89 § 116 . See also Cíchloiscthe, Cíchloiscech.

citoine

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n g s. sugh c.¤ `encens', O'Gr. Cat. 215.35 . ? Cf. Lat. cydonia.

clamán

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n o, m. (2 clam)

(a) As npr. m. ic Crois Clamán, BColm. 102.30 .

(b) Of the plant dodder: cuscute .i. claman in lin . . . ┐ i derar ris fos potagra lini, ar is e bus im cois in lín, RC ix 241.6 . cuscuta .i. in claman lin, ACL i 328.81 . pudar do ghenamh dhi ┐ a thiomprail le sugh clamhain lin, 23 K 42, 336.y . clamhan an lín, ACL i 339 . Cf. `clamhainín lín dodder, epilinum', O'R.

1 coirt

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n f. (Lat. cortex, Windisch TBC-LL¹ p. 362 n. Vendr. De Hib. Voc.). bark (of tree): sugh cartach darach, 23 K 42 , 415.2 . na cortanna dileaghas . . . .i. c.¤ shaileach, 23 P 10³, 54b3 . c.¤ sailech, Rosa Angl. 206.6 . c.¤ . . . an truim, 216.2 . lé c.¤ . . . nó dath eile (of use in dyeing), Párl. na mB. 587 . Of spices : is iat so na cortanna is maith ann .i. canel ┐ mas, Irish Texts v 54 § 37 . In extended sense: is [cairte] donna a ndúthchas (of our bodies), Aithd. D. 80.6 . níl súgh ’na gcairt 'in body they lack all vigour' Cín Chille Cúile 341.14 . idir ch.¤ is chroiceann 'body and bones' Dinneen s.v. coirt .

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