ingelt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ingelt or dil.ie/28648

Forms: ingelt, inghealt, ingeilt, ingelta, hingheilte, inghealta, ingilt, ingeilt, innilt, ingelta

n ā, f. (i + gleith) n s. ingelt, BDD² 1032. inghealt, IGT Decl. ex. 588. a s. ingeilt, Trip.² 1086. g s. ingelta, Laws v 328.11 Comm. TBC 579. CCath. 2350. a hingheilte , DDána 78 § 14. inghealta, Studies 1918, 452 § 6 . d s. ingilt, Laws iv 164.8 . ingeilt, iii 184.z Comm. innilt, Celt. Rev. x 139.8 . a p. ingelta, O'D. 1564 (< H 5. 15, p. 3, col. 2 ). See IGT Decl. 61.22 and 96.4 .

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(a) act of cropping, grazing (trans. and intrans.) ; feeding (of cattle, birds and fish) : an ro saig bo co etrud for ingilt `as far as a cow reaches in grazing until milking-time' (transltd. s.v. etrud, RIA Dict. Fasc. E), Laws iv 164.8 . iní do dena for a scor, no for a ingeilt `while grazing,' iii 184.z Comm. léic na eocho ar a fergeilt (ara n-i.¤, v.l.), TBC 1130. oc fégad ingelta ro geltsat na eich (na hingealta doronsat, v.l.), 579 . ní fuaradur a n-echradha conair ingelta nó fér nó geltadais, CCath. 2350. ailbin d'aighib alltaib ... ag ingilt fheoir, Aen. 274. fá choimhréir ingelta is air `blessed with equal facilities for grazing or for tilth,' O'Gr. Cat. 475.32. Used of birds : elta do gésib sin tecait ... do geilt (do i.¤, v.l.) for maigib, TBC 1331. imdheachd sneachda da bur slúagh | inghealt úadh ag ealta én, IGT Decl. ex. 588 . ro bhi [ag] feithiomh na n-éanlaithe no go rainig leó sgur d'á n-innillt, Celt. Rev. x 137.11 . Of fish : go bhfeaca an t-éigne ag innilt forsan ath, 139.8 .

cúairt ingelta a grazing district, the land over which the cattle of a certain individual or a certain group might graze: frithe dogabhar ar in rót nó i cuairt ingelta nó itir faithchi ┐ dirinn, O'Dav. 1387. issed is [s]echtar-faiche ann, in airet ro soich cuaird ingelta on faiche amach, Laws v 328.11 Comm. na cethra ro hindsaig air a cuairt ingelta no na laithrinn dligthech, O'C. 2103 (< H 4. 22, p. 76a ). itir da cuairt ingelta do marbad é, O'C. 2102 (< H 4. 22, p. 76a ).

(b) ingelt (imm) herding, pasturing (trans.) : Sampait ... dia mbúi ic ingilt imma buáib, LL 167b26 . do bhí ag inghilt an tréada, Gen. xxxvii 2.

(c) Freq. used in metaph. sense : scáthderc sceo deilb illdathaig i.¤ súili sochaidi `a grazing for the eyes of a mul- titude i.e. an attractive spectacle,' BDD² 1032. i.¤ sula soch- aidhi feccain a sgemhe agus a n-ecuisc, TBC 5447. feeding, preying ; prey: diabul dianad ingeilt druing díumsaig díchonnaircella in betha, Alex. 434. do lig ingheilt da loinn limtha leatarrthaigh ar curpaibh curadh `gave his burnished elegant blade a feeding on the bodies of heroes,' CF 657. atáid fraoch-Goill ... ag treisingheilt ar shaorchloinn an Ghaoidhil, Aithd.D. 35 § 6. iomthus éarma a hingheilte the tale of the course of its grazing (of an arrow piercing the body), DDána 78 § 14. ag ingheilt ar il-phianaibh ifrinn, TSh. 1963. clúain inghealta m'ionmhuine (applied to a friend), Studies 1918, 452 § 6 .

(d) Of nipping or pinching with the nails : gabhuis Cerbhall ag ingeilt fria a inccnibh for chois an riogh a riocht choisi Farbhluidhi, Ériu iv 57.12 .

II pastures, pasturage, grazing land: nocha n-indligthech do a ngabail a n-athgabháil no co rísat a tigi no a n-ingelta, O'D. 1564 (< H 5. 15, p. 3, col. 2 ). doratt rí in tíri dó ... ingeilt .c. bó, Trip.² 1086. bui do cumga in inaidh ... conna fagbaidis a n-eachradha ingealta and, CCath. 2612. corro- saig cech bō cenn a hingelta, ZCP xi 93 § 25. fágaib Irrus aiten-gharbh | óir nír b'ingilt incaithme duitsi ..., Celt. Rev. iv 108.25 .