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Cite this: eDIL s.v. obull or dil.ie/33396

n o,m. na bit abaid tolaig ainreb obuill, Laws ii 310.23 , glossed .i. nocon ar fuach toltanach neich aile doniat sum an urfocru `so as it was not by any intention of trick the notice was given', ib. 30 ; Thurneysen, ZCP xiv 382 § 47 , explains abaid . . . obuill as `arbitrary notices made with juggler's art' (lit. `of the bastard sport of the juggler's apple'; obull = uball an apple, hence a juggler's ball ). tolaich ainreb obaill (.i. munub ar obhloirecht donē in innurbad) `unless the returning has been done by deceit', Laws ii 312.6 .