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culad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. culad or dil.ie/13751

n (-ú- ?) o boat : cen culud, CS 126.16 = cen ethar, AFM i 418.1 . d'iarair chulaid, BB 396a1 = d'iarair ethair, Metr. Dinds. iv 60.46 . Appar. a use of cúlad or culaid.

cúlad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cúlad or dil.ie/13752
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: cúilḟéith

n ā, f. and o, m. (cúl + féith, O'Brien Celtica iii 169 ). for a díb cúalaid (sic), LU 9276 . Note also g s. a chúlaid, LU 6544 = TBC-LL² 2347. 1902 . Later cúilḟéith: cuilfeite na pecach, Smaointe B. Chr. 4776 . a chuilfeite, CCath. 3685 . one of pair of sinews at the back of the neck; frequ. in dual poll, back of neck: clais da chulad. toll arai `hollow of the occiput' (in list of `doors of the soul'), Bretha 2A . triana chúladaib, TBC-LL² 1848 . imdu da are ┐ fort chulatha, Thes. ii 249.2 . béraid comthrom inn ubaill dá inchind tria chúladaig (= -b), TBC-LL² 1104 . no gonta . . . dia dib culadaib, LL 37333 . is [s]amlaid . . . direnatar dí chúlaid ríg, Críth G. 540 . a dí chulaidseom fríu his poll towards them, LU 5634 (TBC). ? ro siabra a beoil do dib culadaib, Laws i 72.18 Comm.

In phr. clas (áth, fán) a dá ch.¤ hollow at the back of the neck : fotalberrad co clais a dá ch.¤ , LU 6959 ( BDD 60 ). tria chlais a dá ch.¤ , Airne F. 84 . folt tóbach . . . co fán a ch.¤ leis, MU² 532 . co n-érrmadair áth a da chulad, LU 6026 (TBC). Note also: i classaib a dá ch.¤ , TBC-LL² 1811 .

In prep. and advb. phrases: co cuala-som . . . fria di chulaid . . . in mac alla `behind him', Dinds. 119 . doluid som do dib culadaib ind ḟir, ZCP viii 311.24 . ? le culáidh Maodhócc tar muir / docuattar cethrar crábaidh following (?) M., BNnÉ 283.5 . athchuiris i ar culad co C. back again, MR 264.27 (= for cúlu ?).

See culad .