síthal

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Forms: sítheal, síthal, sitheal

n ā,f. (Lat. situla) The form sítheal occurs in Mid. and E.Mod.Ir. but is condemned in IGT Decl. § 37.7 . a vessel for drawing water, a bucket : síthal gl. situla, Tur. 109 . sithal, losat ┐ criathar (in a list of household goods), Laws v 406.17 . i fuillem a sithla, 412.9 Comm . a sithail uma no airgit, 412.7 Comm . aine trenege .i. sithla trebeannaigi .i. sithal umha sea ┐ sithal craind tuas, 412.4 Comm . sithal, ar i[s] sithladh in lenda donither aca dail, O'C. 103 ( H. 3.18, p. 69 ). án .i. sithal no soithech asa n-ebhar uisce na srothan, . . . dona flathaib ica srethnaighther sithla for na sruthanaib, O'Dav. 119 . creitir .i. sīthal nō ardig nō tulchuba, Corm. Y 392 . ro gab ṡíothal ubhall `a basinful of apples', TFrag. 202.17 . sithal aici a sil sugh subh | as dogníedh a blai dhubh, SG 111.24 . sitheal gl. situla, Ir. Gl. 241 . géill fa ṡíthlaibh óir ghá n-iumchar | ag ríghraidh fóid Almhan, IGT Decl. ex. 955 (= Studies 1920, 418.1 ). rosiacht an techtaire dochum na tibra ┐ tuc a sithil uan usci, TTebe 48 . gabais Gúaire in sithil sláin | is teid lé d'iarraidh ḟuaráin, Duan. Finn i 44.z . cuiris Guaire . . | in síthil fan sruth, 45.3 .

Fig. a body (? B. na f.): coisle fiamoin for siothloibh (glossed: corpaibh), Hard. ii 294.12 (from which probably: sitheal .i. corp, for siothlaibh .i. ar chorpaibh, O'Cl. ). Cf. sithlach .i. corp no taisi, O'Mulc. 855 .