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1 feidil

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Forms: feidle, fedil

adj i The orig. meaning is perh. lasting, enduring, cf. feidligidir and see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 110 : feidhil .i. fada, Cóir Anm. 102 . feidhil .i. fada no buan, P. O'C. ionann feidhil is fada, Keat. ii 2867 . Cf. also : duibithir funchi fedil | culchi cach eóin imthemin ` long-lived ' Metr. Dinds. iii 256.19 . aní raḟind co fedil (: lándemin) that which turned it white enduringly 378.3 . o roboi P. co fedil ann sin continuously, for a long time (?) PH 1955 . Hence in moral sense enduring, constant, faithful, persevering: rop fedil, rop ainmnetach, Tec. Corm. § 6.25 . fedil cech ainmnetach `persevering' § 13.8 . menma fossaid fedil fri bánmartra, ZCP iii 29.19 . craibdech [? cradb- MS.] forusda f.¤ , ACL iii 321 § 6 . f.¤ fodhailtech amal Iop, Lism. L. 2743 . ar mbadh demin | a fír feidhil his steadfast truth (?) Anecd. i 68.2 (= ZCP xi 158 ). letrais D. don lic ... fedma feidhil | coic leathunga persistent in effort Anecd. i 67 § 153 . fross usci fedil fedma of unfailing vigour Metr. Dinds. iii 262.31 . feacht feidhil a persevering course Lism. L. 2105 . bás feidhil F., AFM ii 958 . pl. feidle miscne `steadfast in hate' Tec. Corm. § 16.14 . termond na fían fedeil féig, LU 4147 . (Adv.) rochathaigset co fedil ┐ co ferrda oc diten in rechta diada, PH 6521 . By later glossators equated with innraic : f.¤ la cach he .i. inraic la cach, Ériu ii 174.7 (expl. of Eochaid Feidlech. Cf. Cóir Anm. 102 , see 1 feidlech). feidhil .i. ionnraic, O'Cl.

2 feidil

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n (cf. W. gwedd `yoke') a wooden yoke for oxen: Eochaid Fedlech, is ina remhis arricht f.¤ fria boin, Cóir Anm. 102 . dedil .i. cen fedil. Eocha Feidlech cetatoscel fedli lo comrac la cethrai ar nabtis comgithi, fedli .i. fid leo, dedil, cen cuimrech, O'Mulc. 298 . feidli .i. fid leo .i. la cethrae comge, 500 .

Here perhaps i bhf.¤ guarding, attending to: 'na bhfeidhil ar a chosaibh `guarding against them' [at bay (?). Of a hunted stag] Duan. F. i 32.21 (: deiridh). Cf. féidhil `a sticking, cleaving, adherence or attachment to' ... a bhfeidhil a mhna ┐ a chloinne ; i fféidhil a churaim, P. O'C.