gíallacht

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Forms: giallcherd

n (gíallach) ā, f. hostage-ship, captivity : doratad hé i ngiallacht (eitirecht v.l.) do ríg Leithe Chuinn, Fél. 220.15 . Caurnán ... robāi hic Diármuit i ngīallacht, ZCP xiii 7 , n.c. ba marb ... do cumaid ina giallacht, Dinds. § 18 ( RC xv 311 ). dorat a bratair ... a ngiallacht, BB 488b14 . g s. meit na giallachta, O'Curry 241 ( H 3.18, p. 135 ). cerd giallachta (gl. giallcherd), O'Curry 559 ( H 3.18, p. 276 ).