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cúallacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cúallacht or dil.ie/13332

n [u, m.] (deriv. of 1 cúan ? Compd. 1 cúan + lucht ? Cf. complacht ?).

(a) litter (of wolf cubs): focaird forsin cūanlocht na mac tīre the wolf's cubs, ZCP viii 310.z .

(b) Of men, etc. family, brood; company, retinue : cuallachd .i. cuideachta, O'Cl. níor tuirseach bheith ionna ccuallacht `in their company', IT ii2 145.592 . a cuallacht her brood (of children), Measgra D. 64.86 . i gceanaibh a cuallachta, Ó Bruad. iii 164.10 . O'Gr. Cat. 567.13 . d'imig . . . do riail . . . is do chuallacht (religious) community, Measgra D. 59.62 . In n. loc.: Cobran Clúana Cuallacta, Mart. Tall. Aug. 2 , Gorm. , Mart. Don. ib.