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2 dúal

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 dúal or dil.ie/18952
Last Revised: 2019

 

n o, m. IGT Decl. § 96 . lock or tress as of hair, flax, etc.; a plait or fold , P. O'C. dlaoi, ciabh, dúal a lock of hair, Eg. Gl. 248 . dá trilis n-ōrbuidi for a cind, fige ceithri ndual ceachtar nde ┐ mell for rind cach duail, BDD § 1 , cf. TE § 3 . go bfeca dúal ó gach mnaoi, Ériu i 22 . roscailestar a folt . . . ina ocht fichit d.¤ , Acall. 5993 . má fhíghionn tú seacht nduail mo chinn, Judges xvi 13 . ciabh na bhfionn-d.¤ bhfíthe, A. Ó Dálaigh xliv 5 . gadaid C. d.¤ a muing na n-eoch, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 36 . Extended meanings: echḟlesc, trichait ndúal with thirty strands, Metr. Dinds. iii 124 . cona dúalaib cissib coir, ib. dar let ba d.¤ partaingi a bhél a leash of scarlet (leather?), IT iii 186 (see partaing). crïol [c]hetharc[h]uir . . . roces de dúalaib derg-óir `it was made of coils of red gold' (strips of gold pleated?), Fianaig. 14 . sceith ... co fethaib ┐ co ndualaib ┐ co n-imlib finddruini, LL 33454 . re drolaib ┐ re dualaibh ┐ re slabradhaib na luirech `folds' (?), CCath. 5925 . ? mānāis leathanglas fordūal (leg. for dūal?) altchāin uindsenn, TBC-LL¹ 3346 .

Compds. ¤buide: pn as sobriquet, Domhnall Dualbhuidhe of the yellow tresses, Ériu viii 138 ; m. Domhnaill Dualbhuide, 135 . ¤bras (of a horse), LL 189a26 . ¤chas: folt d., Ériu iv 50 . ech dúalchass with curly-locked mane, FB § 47 . ¤derg red-locked ; as n.pr. f., LL 205a56 . ¤ḟota: cach finna faithmainech . . . dualḟota, TBC-LL¹ 2718 = dualḟata, TBC-I¹ 2029 . ? ¤már: ech . . . dualmar with many-locked mane (?), IT i 310.20 .