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forlés

Cite this: eDIL s.v. forlés or dil.ie/23729

Forms: forles

n o, n. (lés) a roof-window, the circular opening in the roof of an early Irish dwelling: teach ... cen dorus n-ann ... acht seinister ┐ forleas nama, BDD 6 . co ndercachai forsin forless ib. cf. gu facca in fer ar inn [ḟ]orles chuigi, Ériu v 72.19 (`over the outer wall' O'Curry Manners and Customs ii 329 ). sé senistri déc ... & comlae humae ar cech n-aí. cuing umai darsa f.¤ , LL 248b48 ( TBFr. § 7 ). foceird si [ubull órda] dar f.¤ in tige, LL 229a18 ( TTr. 879 ). co ndocorustar lán na sluaisti ... dond úir for f.¤ an tige proindi condarainic a chuid a miaschuad gach manaig cast a shovelful ... of the clay through the roof-light of the refectory so that its share of it reached every monk's dish Fél. 94.10 = BNnÉ 301 . tech Laegaire ... .ix. cubaid a forless, YBL 140b12 . Later in wider sense : forles ` sky-light' (of a palace) Marco P. § 147 . fenestri ┐ forlesa fri diubhragadh loop-holes Hugh Roe 162.24 (f. 43b) . for fenestribh ┐ for forlésaibh an caisteoil AFM vi 1982.5 .