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1 clí

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n f. in chlí, Thes. ii 295.4 . Appar. indeclinable; but see perh. d. sg. clith, Ériu xxix 157 = AM .

(a) a house-post : is c.¤ darach Moysi [i]sin tegdais `an oaken pillar', Wb. 33a5 (` leg., with Chroust, clin', Strachan). cach comarbbae cona ch.¤ inna chaīnorbbae clandas `Hauspfosten', ZCP xi 81 § 13 . ate-midiur-sa ar mo chenéuil clith 'I estimate them by the house-post of my kin' Ériu xxix 157 (= AM 4.18 , 63.163) . cach comarbba cona ch.¤ i cind a thíre techtai, LL 293b12 . fo chlí mo chuile, Lament 104 § 31 . nico n-airsitis cli fri alaile that they would find the house completely destroyed, Vita Br. 1 . sádis c.¤ and ┐ asbert robad chongbail ┐ cathir dó, Trip.² 1731 (castrametatus est, Lat. Lives 34.4 ). amail atcumaic in c.¤ isin tegdais ō lár co clēithi, Corm. Y 275 . ar a chosmaile fri clī thige, ibid. ní hasta dilsi, na tuinide, na c.¤, na cuaille . . . , O'D. 580 ( H 3.17, 444 ). ni rudhradh nad astann cli na cuailli .i. nocha ro tairismech é itir muna astaighte cli a tighi air a aititin fir bunaidh, O'Curry 435 ( H 3.18, 235b ). c.¤ .i. cleath, O'Cl. Equated with cleth: ce dobre bir clethi fordorus .i. cia doburnaid fair banna don c.¤ biraich bis osonn fordorus, O'Dav. 620 . By extension: cia braenaighther bainne do cli biraith na cainnle the pointed candle-stick(?), O'Dav. 320 .

(b) Freq. in Fig. use of a person, champion, support, prop; authority : in ch.¤ comras cond credail / ollmas fu thocaid tugaib `the mighty balk . . . great (and) good under roofs of fortune', Thes. ii 295.4 (SP v). c.¤ de rgóir . . . | Findbarr Maige Bili, Fél. Sept. 10 . lam Chua, c.¤ búadach, Acr. 6 . ard-chli os Emna oenuch (of a king), AU i 418.6 . c.¤ .i. comarba, ut est, Cobtach cloth c.¤ in crabaid, O'Curry 1301 ( H 3.18, p. 540a ) (citation from LB 101b59 ). ar ṅDia . . . / ar C., SR 7483 . a ch.¤ gaili cen eisslis (to Saul), 5994 . arm-char c.¤ `a weapon-loving champion', Metr. Dinds. ii 40.61 . Exceptionally of a woman: ingean d'Aengus, glan a gairi, / cli roscar in Daire dearg, Ériu x 82 § 57 . Of a tooth: en fiacuil im chind gan cli , Fen. 294.5 . c.¤ an éirnidh an ionnaithmhigh an authority in explaining and unriddling? RC iv 354.2 . do thaobh na haithne si (sc. the first commandment) . . . cuir ad mheabhair an ní adéra an ch.¤ riot, Mac Aingil 3212 .

2 clí

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Forms: clíí, clia, clí, c.

n (? same wd. as 1 clí ). g s. clíí (cliæ, v.l.), IT iii 31.19 . clia, O'D. 1217 ( H 2.15A, 85a ). d s. clí , Ériu xiii 32.23 . The third highest in rank of the `fili'-grades: secht ngraid filed . . . foclucc, mac fuirmid, doss, cano, cli, anruth, ollum. Laws v 26.25 . IT iii 97.1 . O'Mulc. 537 . Ériu xiii 31.11 . doeim dano in clī innī besidn-īsle, Corm. Y 275 . ochtmogat la cli, sesca la cana, etc. (i.e. eighty stories in the repertory of the c.¤ ), Laws i 44.z Comm. deich seoit do cli, ┐ biathad ochtair, v 66.25 . in cli, .u. ba a eniclann . . . anair a aisde . . . ochtar a lan-dam for fecht feli . . . , 68.10 Comm. cli .i. fo cosmailius na clethi bis isin tegdais sdaraigi, isi bundremar, barr-cael, 28.6 Comm. ni do cli col n-ergnae di anair āirme, O'Mulc. 537 . ní hármiter na fosceóilsin acht do chethri grádaib tantum .i. ollam ┐ anrath ┐ cli ┐ cano, LL 24920 . an tí aga tta ball don bhairdne .i. an c.¤ , Ériu xiii 52.27 . glamh in chanad ar in mnai, glamh in cli ar in mac, glamh in anradh for in fearunn, RC xii 121.1 .

3 clí

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Forms: clíu, clíu

n Earlier form perh. clíu: mo chlíu .i. mo chorp, LU 9855 . clíu, RC xxi 318.2 . mo cliu chain, Acall. 1583 . Earlier gender uncertain, later f. IGT Decl. § 99 .

(a) body : [l]eblaing Fercorb, gorm a c[h]lī `of radiant body', Fianaig. 12 § 17 . saer bru beiris brith / do tabairt cli `free is the womb that brings forth a birth to produce a body', Laws iii 312.21 . co rrega co fuilib fonnaide fo chollaib c.¤ , LL 14108 (rhet.). feodaigid aigid is ch.¤ , 19302 . uas do chlíu (to the Líath Macha), 14222 (rhet.). nírb ḟand a ch.¤ for bith ché `frame', Metr. Dinds. ii 38.42 ( LL 20133 ). bith cen ōrad acge a c.¤ , BColm. 100.12 . bearaidh mo chli om' ṡamhadh, Reeves Ad. lxxix n . a c.¤ 's a corp, BNnÉ 260 § 220 . mo ch.¤-se don chré ó a tig, O'Gr. Cat. 28.32 . ar gc.¤-ne ag crádh na hanma, Dán Dé xxv 42 . Rí nimhe / i gc.¤ óighe, xi 19 . adeir an ch.¤ i gcogar riom, Measgra D. 52.81 . sgar m'anam rem ch.¤ free my soul from my body, A. Ó Dálaigh xvii 2 . nach féadann an t-othar an biadh chaitheas do chongbháil fána ch.¤ (`to keep on his stomach', Vocab.), TSh. 1576 .

(b) Somet. bosom, heart : is trúag rim chride is rom ch.¤ , TFerbe 448 ( LL 256b38 ). sal nocha cheachraidh mo chlí, Dán Dé xxvii 25 . ag dāil dom ch.¤-si síorghuin, O'R. Poems 3357 . tré bheith socair i gcochal a ch.¤ istigh, Keat. Poems 825 . Fig. of a chief: [do chaill] an duithche a geall, a ceann 's a c.¤ istigh its beloved, 720 . dá chíogh chorra ar ch.¤ a hochta `on her bosom's expanse', Ó Bruad. iii 68.5 .

(c) In phrr.

(i) i cc.¤ (while) in the flesh, living : nodus sāraigēbsa a clī / rachaid co fīr ar nefní, Aided M. 298 . gid beg do loingedh 'na clī (of Colam Cille), ZCP vii 304 § 10 . ní fhuil mhnaoi as chráibhdhighe i gc.¤ , Magauran 1710 . cia ad-chluin nó ad-chí / go bhfuil i gc.¤ do chomhsduamdha? DDána 114.29 . ní dhearna i gc.¤ cionta mná `when living', Aithd. D. 94.35 .

(ii) do-icc (téit, etc.) i cc.¤ is born, takes flesh : nī thānic a corp nā a clī , Aided M. 952 . ōn aidche ro chin a c[h]. (leg. i gc.¤?) / nō co ndechaid ar nefní, 790 . at aenar tainic tú a c.¤ `sole didst thou come in the body', BCC 138.37 (§ 138) . sul táinig Rí an chruinne i gc.¤ , A. Ó Dálaigh xv 10 .

(iii) téit a c.¤ dies : rē ndul as do chlī, ZCP vii 301 § 1 . ni ragadh a c.¤ he would not have died, Cog. 96.21 . docūaid a clī esbuic ē (of Colam Cille), ZCP vii 303 § 5 (? leg. esbach é that was unfortunate).

Compds. With noun. i laithibh mo chlíréisi life-time (1 ré), Ó Bruad. iii 22.13 . With vn. g s. 's gach ladrann . . . d'éis do chlí-dheolta `shall have sucked thy breasts', O'Rah. 2.8 . With adj. a gaolta clí-bhreoidhte `her kinsfolk are heartsick', 2 .

4 clí

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n apple-tree : quiert .i. cli .i. abull, Auraic. 4282 . Same wd. as 1 clí ?