Goídel

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n (Gaídel) o, m.

(a) a Gael, an Irishman ; one of the Milesian stock in Ireland or Scotland : amal adfíadat na Goedil, LU 129 . Pātraicc Macha mārtai Gāidil, ACL iii 303.1 . Grīan gel Gōidel, ib. § 8 . in tan tangadar Gaidil go hEspain, MacCarthy 294.9 . is scēl mōr la Gōidelu, Bruchst. § 105 . sui leighis Goidheal, AU i 372.6 (an. 861) . cenn mhanach na nGoeidhel, 580.9 (an. 1042) . nascad giallu Gaedel, LL 316b64 . itir gullu ┐ gaedelu, Laws iii 214.17 Comm. i 4.16 . cis o Goidhelaib, AU i 362.11 (an. 852) . Lat. Lives 50.2 . na trí haicmeadha so fil i n-Eírinn nach do Gaedealaibh, Keat. i 200.64 . le Gaídeálaibh (.i. Eirionnaigh), Ó Bruad. iii 156 § xxiv . (In mod. poetry a Catholic native as opposed to a Protestant settler.)

Compds. ¤chlann, ¤tuath the Gaelic or Irish tribe or people: tan rangatar Gaoidhealc[h]lann, Leb. Gab.(i) i 210.z (= tan rancatar Gaedil, LL 3b23 ). aidhmhilleadh na nGaoidheltuath, AFM vi 2010.25 .

(b) npr m. the eponymous ancestor of the Gaels : gen. called G.¤ Glas : Gaidel asna Gaedlaigib, MacCarthy 292.10 . Gōidelg .i. ō Gōidiul, O'Mulc. 667 . inan[d] Gaedel mac Aimergin ┐ Gaedel mac Etheoir, Auraic. 1051 . Gaedheal ... ón gcomhfhocal so gaoith-dhil .i. grádhuightheoir na heagna, Keat. ii 156.89 . Applied to other individuals : Mors Goidil Cluana Iraird, AU i 244.5 (an. 775) .