dallóc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dallóc or dil.ie/14432

n ā, f.

I Any little blind animal :

(a) a mole . P. O'C. Dinn. cf. talpa .i. luch dall, Ir. Gl. 249 .

(b) a leech : aṁail thréigeas an dallóg bheith ag súghadh ḟola an easláin, TSh. 11. 10 . P. O'Cl. O'Br. Dinn.

(c) dallóg ḟeóir a dormouse , P. O'C. Dinn. dallóg ḟraoich a shrew- mouse , P. O'C. , both probably Scotch.

(d) dallóg chaoch a fish resembling the pen fish, Dinn. Cf. dallag young dog- fish, kingfish in Scotch.

II A cover, a blind . dallóg na fuinneoige (Derry).— According to Dinneen also `blindness; the game Blind- man's buff.'