tailc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tailc or dil.ie/39597

Forms: talc

adj i In SR talc (o,ā ? but see ÉC xxvii 186-87 ): tor tolach talc (: comnart), SR 5077 . co tolcaib na tor talc, tren (?: mac), 6767 . Cf. ZCP xii 437.1 , infra.

Strong, vigorous, firm, strict: .i. daingen, O'Dav. 1574. Of persons: fer t.¤ trebur co sonairte ballraid, LU 6709 . fear donn t.¤ tarbda, RC xxiv 176.19 . tailce erlabra `vigorous of speech,' Tec. Corm. 16.55 . Of human body: da dorn le traigidh t.¤ , Laws v 40.26 Comm. tar taebhuib tenna tailce ... aroile, St. Ercuil 2395 . re taoibh t.¤ ním tualang stá ` stiff ' (from work), Ó Bruad. iii 206 . Of weapons, etc.: sc(éith) tailcti, sceith th.¤ , v.l., TBC 5517 (cf. tailci, tailcti, v.l., CCath. 5342 ). cona taulimlinn t.¤ tuinigthe (shield), CCath. 4726 . cona ffiodhbhacaibh tailce toinnmíne, FM vi 2126.19 . Of houses: tighthe tolla tailce talmhan, ML 6.24 . Of places strong, well-fortified; rich, prosperous (?): re ro met a nitad ... mon tir t.¤ torech, Cog. 52.16 . fo dáire th.¤ ` strict ,' Met. Dinds. iii 194.19 . ba talc (tailc, v.l.) tli diar triathaib `a stout comfort to our lords,' ZCP xii 437.1 . As adv.: is t.¤ ┐ is tarbech forrópartatar in tulaig sin, TBC 5293 . carpat Catháir ... | t.¤ rothairmcell triathu trét ` valiantly ,' Met. Dinds. ii 82.30 .

Equat. talcithir ... seólcrand prímlui[n]gi móri, LU 6474.

Compd.: triathbla tailcthreibe Temra, LL 132a39 .