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cuife

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cuife or dil.ie/13490
Last Revised: 2013

 

n (`perhaps borrowed from Lat. cavea', Stokes, ACL iii 186 ; from O. Fr. coffe vat, barrel, etc., Marstrander, ZCP vii 403 ).

(a) a large wine-vessel, vat : cuif[e ?] .i. tulc[h]uba, Corm. Y 374 . c.¤ .i. tulcumae, O'Curry 92 ( H 3.18, 66b8 ). cuipe co fín .i. amal tulcuma fína, ZCP iii 222 § 1 = cuippe, LB 241a18 . Cf. cuipe .

(b) cave, den : c.¤ doire, pruchlais, garadh, cúas, Eg. Gl. 138 .