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gilcach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gilcach or dil.ie/25840

n o, m. occas. ā, f. reed, cane, broom : gilcach quia locis in gelidis nas[c]itur , Corm. Y 704 . Cf. O'Mulc. 653 . gl. arundo, Ir. Gl. 933 . gl. genista, ACL i 335.83 . in gilcach genestula, RC ix 235.43b. getal .i. gilcach , Auraic. 5521 . One of the `losa feada,' Laws iv 148.2 . lūth leighe .i. gilcach ar imat a īcce, Anecd. iii 43.19 . críonfuidh an giolcach agus an soileastar, Isaiah xix 6 . g s. coirt gilcaighe, O'Don. Suppl. (fr. Med. Ms.). croicinn gilcaighi, Irish Texts v 82.25 . a maide giolcuighe briste `bruised reed,' Isaiah xxxvi 6 . slat ghiolcuigh, Matthew xxvii 29 . pl. na giolcuigh pháipéir papyrus reeds, Isaiah xix 7 . An g.¤ sléibhe gl. genestula ; giolcach nimhe = butcher's broom, P. O'C.