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Cite this: eDIL s.v. taebfine or


n (= taeb + fine) collateral `fine.' Precise nature and relation to gelḟine, derbḟine, íarfine etc. not clear. ? A further extension of the scheme given in Celtic Ireland p. 171 : slan a gabail do cuic fer geilfine, ocus do t.¤ geilfine, Laws iii 488.1 , 19 . do na be deirbfine foloing taoibhfine no iarfine `if there is no d. the t.¤ bears it' (i.e. the fine for a crime when the criminal escapes), iv 242.12 . amuil ata ferann toeb-fine tainic dochum geil-fine, v 210.23 Comm.