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Forms: call, coll, call, c.

n Also call. o, m. coll call m., IGT Decl. § 69 . Cf. c.¤ (name of letter c), IGT Introd. § 4 . etc. hazel-tree (on the magical properties of the hazel see V. SS. Hib. cliii f.): c.¤ gl. corylus, Sg. 38a11 . Ir. Gl. 556 . collde quia fit colyrus c.¤ , Sg. 33b14 (gl. colurnus), see Études Celt. xi 118 . a caillib crínmond, glossed: nó a collaib; .i. na .ix. cuill inna Segsa, RC xxvi 18 n. 2 (a calloib crethmond, v.l.). Cf. caill crithmon. Creth-mon .i. mon cles ┐ creth ēxi (= ēcsi) .i. caill asa tāet cless na uadh ind airc[h]etail, Corm. Y 237 . cuill ┐ imbois na heicsi .i. cuill crinmoind aiusa, Dinds. 59 . naoi ccuill chaoinmhesa, Ériu xiii 26.20 . mo ch.¤ creth `my hazel of poetry', RC xxvi 50 § 270 . in c.¤ ro ás triana ḟert, LL 13542 . na loisc in call caem, SG 245.27 . ubhall ar abhaill, na cnú ar cúll, Acall. 6282 . cáll (leg. caill, ed.) .i. crannae. kalo graece lignum , O'Mulc. 195 . beanaidh tú call as an gcnaoi you make the hazel to grow from the nut, DDána 57.24 . ocht n-airigh [fedha] . . .: fernn, dur, c.¤, muin . . ., Auraic. 5494 . See finn-choll.

In nn. pr.: C.¤ . . . fá dia do Mhac Cuill, Keat. i 222.25 . Mac an chuill the name of Diarmait's hound, Oss. iii 174.8 . Cf. Stud. Hib. xix 41 . In n. loc.: C.¤ na nIngen, Trip.² 2748 . oc Cull na nIngen, 2751 .

Used as a laudatory term: rop é mo ch.¤ ciúin (a father of his son), LL 18576 . ar n-éanchoillne fa bhláth (of the Blessed Virgin), Aithd. D. 72.5 . cnuas na gc.¤ (i.e. the children of the princes), Ó Bruad. ii 50 § 1 . is tú an call corcra fa chnaibh (to the Cross), DDána 2.9 .

(b) the name of the third letter of the alphabet: c.¤ in ogaim .i. c.¤ isin caill, Auraic. 5519 . c.¤ . . . is o chrand rohainmniged ut dicitur cainfidh .i. c.¤ .i. cach ac ithi a chno, 1182 ,3. is taisechu c.¤ in x inā sail, 1374 . in bfail a mbiad c.¤ ria `.u.' is `q' sgripthar, 2894 (in Ogam). bocad cuill .i. clach ┐ ach lenition of c, 1273 . coll cumuisg, mur so: fleasg ┐ corr, fleasgorr, IGT Introd. 30 . ag so an .c. nach .c. cumuisg: cneas ┐ cáomh, cneascháomh, IGT Introd. 30 . coll comhlán 'complete c', Celtica xxvii 59 § 6 . bethe, sail, hūath, coll ferce, ZCP xii 295 § 2 .

Attrib. g s. bili cuill, Lism. L. 2387 . cnoi cuill, LL 13634 . fo crossaibh cuill [interred] under hazel crosses, AFM i 516.z . cuaille cuill, Lism. L. 2381 . midh cuill (made from catkins?), SG 91.19 . míodh (sic) chuill ceitemhin, Duan. F. i 26 § 4 .

Compds. With noun. a croeb do cloind Iesse / isin chollcaill coimh, Ériu i 122.10 . a mbia ar choillfhiodhbhaidh do chnuas, DDána 106.21 . Ath Cuille .i. on cuilleisc tarlaic Conall for L., LL 21657 (cf. cliab bec do fhleascaib cuill, Lism. L. 2402 ). amail bīd cuillesga tria c[h]urc[h]ais, ML² 1248 . cuilleasga .i. fleasga cuill no slaitine cuill, O'Cl. do Chlár choillMhidhe, DDána 109.8 . callros fa chnuas, 114.28 .

With adj. na bhfeadh collbán cnóbuidi, Ériu iv 228 § 56 . rí Locha Ché chollbhuig, DDána 120.35 . um Chruachain gcollbhuidhe, 109.9 . a bharr collchas feactha fiar, Aithd. D. 97.12 . slat chaill-gheal, Dán Dé xxvi 30 . ó Éirne . . . challghloin, Ir. Syll. Poetry 74 § 9 . a slios chollmhór Chruachna, Magauran 63 . an ghéag go gcnuas choillríoghdha, Aithd. D. 60.4 .

With adj. derived from noun: co Céis collchailltig Coruinn, SG 65.14 . ar Chruachain challdartaigh, DDána 109.12 (`of the hazel-darts(?)', Ir. Monthly 1920, 483 ). Clár . . . collmhaighreach Cuinn `abounding in nut-fed salmon' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 511 .

2 coll

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Forms: coll, call, colla, coill, caill, cailli, coill, caill, coll, call

n Orig. appar. o, n. ( c.¤ ngisse, LU 5115 ), later variable in form, gender and inflexion. coll call (ón phearsain) m. g s n p. colla, IGT Decl. § 95 (127.8) . coill caill (ón phersain) f., § 14 (69.7) (cf. g s. cailli, Mac Aingil 1002 ). coill, caill, coll , call, Verbs § 77 .

(a) destruction, spoiling, injury; later loss ; as quasi-vn. act of destroying, injuring; losing : mór c.¤ ceille . . . / beith fo étoil Maic Maire great folly, Thes. ii 296.8 . ni frīth c.¤ and dó `no hurt was found to him therein', 343.3 (Hy. v). ? uirum luscum no c.¤ oculo dextera , 236.3 (or read goll?). ar c.¤ a roisc, LU 4058 . coll etha, 7453 ( BDD § 101 ). rosiacht c.¤ do chombár injury has come upon the nape of your neck(?), 6034 . amal bis ethaid foluaimneach im net ar na ch.¤ do nathraig impi, TTebe 2100 . ar c.¤ mo cloidhimh-sea, MR 302.15 . acá coill, O'Gr. Cat. 213.32 . gul Gaillsighe ar gcall Gaill on the death of, Dánfhocail 271 . i ndiaidh ar gcarad do chaill, DDána 63.2 . c.¤ .i. milleadh, O'Cl. súil nó chos nó lámh do chaill, TSh. 5433 . ar gcaill do lúith ┐ do mheisnigh, Maguires of F. 94 . mo chall `my misfortune', O'Rah. 26.6 . d'a nach bhfuil fós breith na caill who has nothing to gain or lose, Donlevy 332.27 . caill na glóire the loss of glory, 186.8 . íar ccaill a fhola, Parrth. Anma 782 .

(b) castration : ag . . . slan o cull, ZCP xiv 351 § 9 ( Laws ii 244.x ); 'sound (i.e. in good health) after castration' ZCP xxxvii 6 . na laoigh, na cullaigh ┐ na huain fireanna do chaill, Corp. Astron. 52.7 .

(c) deflowering : ar is leis c.¤ cetingen (sic leg.?) ria nUltaib do gres (of Conchobar), LU 10476 = jus primae noctis the deflowering of the first maidens, the first deflowering of the maidens Comp. CC 64, 152 . caill a nn-oigi ┐ a n-ingenais, TTebe 727 . go raibh sí na máthair . . . gan caill a hoghachta, Donlevy 386.13 .

(d) violation (of a law, taboo, etc.): c.¤ geisi ┐ cána, Trip.² 447 . bid aithrech c.¤ cid īar tain / fo[r] foīsam maic Roig rogmair (i.e. the violation of Fergus's guarantee will be regretted), LMU² 65 . a enech do ch.¤ , Cóir Anm. 239 . gin c.¤ cana P., Laws iii 388.4 Comm. toigheacht tar c.¤ cairdeas (sic) dom iondsoighidh, ZCP x 293.20 . c.¤ creidimh, DDána 55.5 . call eagna, Content. viii 11 . nach guais coill a comuirghe `whose safeguard is not in danger of violation', O'Hara 656 . tré ch.¤ a smachta, AFM v 1480.17 . tré choill reachta na Teamhrach `for having transgressed', Keat. iii 1382 . ní heól uainn gan chall na cánadh no one of us is known not to have violated, IGT Verbs ex. 698 .

In phrr. i cca(i)ll, ar ch.¤ in need, in misfortune : bíodh gur léir léigis me i gcaill ar lár, Hackett xxi 6 (accaoill, v.l.). ar núaisleacht chineil ar call, Rel. Celt. ii 254 § 36 . oc c.¤ ar (= for): gnáth é [sc. an saoghal] ar a chaomhthach ag call `always it fails a companion', Celtica iv 111 § 1 . cen ch.¤ without fail, complete: nai mbliadna ┐ cet gan c.¤ , MacCarthy 312.w § 2 . trian ele an chiosa gan chaill, BNnÉ 259 § 219 . dobhér sa da chionn gan caill / nert, is umhlacht, is oirrim, 271 § 243 . abla tīre Barsābe / ubla orro gach rāithe, / dia domnaig tīagaid dia c.¤ (coill, MS) / 's nī bí orro aenuball, Ériu iii 145 § 27 (`to steal them').

? Compd. tri capall a collbuilg .i. cuaball .i. derc a tona, O'Dav. 572 (`foul belly').

3 coll

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n o expld. as neck, jaw, head : c.¤ ab eo quod est collus .i. c.¤ , Corm. Y 287 . cu feic a cuill .i. a carpait, LL 29400 (B. na f.). anmann in chinn . . . `trull', `c.¤', `itropa', Metr. Gl. 16 § 38 (tromch.¤, is tropa tromdha, v.l.). c.¤ .i. ceann, O'Cl.

? Also: dicetul do chollaib cend, Rawl. B 512, f. 114b1 (cited Metr. Gl. p. 59 s.v., where transltd. `jowl'). dicetal di cennaib c.¤ , Laud 610, f. 57b (cited ibid.). dicetal do chollaib cenn ┐ teinm laoga, Anecd. ii 76.4 .