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forcléithe

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forcléithe or dil.ie/23458

n io, n. (cléithe) top surface, crown, summit: ra tescfaitis lim braigte fer for braigte fer ... dote fer for dote fer ┐ forcléithe fer for forcleithe fer crowns of heads (?) TBC-LL¹ 5948 (foircli ... for foirclib St, see forcle). in gaeth ... is bec ... na ruc a fultu dia forcléthib, LL 237b4 ( TTr. 1520 ). co fil a uactar ┐ a forcleithi osin aeor ... suas (of a mountain), CCath. 3932 . ba cosmail re forcleithi cailli cetemuin ... cechtar a dha gruadh, Aen. 1926 ; name of a flower ? gloss. (cf. ba casmail fri forcli cailli ... a gruaidh, IT iii 186.13 ).

Cf. forcle.