tairchell

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tairchell or dil.ie/39661

n o vn. of do-airchella.

(a) surrounding, compre- hending, enclosing: t.¤ .i. timchell, ut est t.¤ tomais, O'Dav. 1584. ní chumgat na dúile a th.¤-sum nach a thacmuc, PH 3406 . nipv techta in briathar diadhai spirtuidhi do tairchill ┐ do scriphund ind oenlucc uerbum spiritale compre- hendi ┐ scribi in vno loco non debuit, Hib. Min. 3.z . Traicia ainm a tíre | go síre a séolta | iar na tairchiul teachta | a n-airthiur na h-Eorpa according to its proper boundaries (?), Todd. Nenn. 130.1 . aithgin cach fedha o taircell co diraind circumference, border , Laws i 134.24 Comm. cen dín demin dia tairchel surrounding, hence protecting (against Goliath), SR 5798 . ní fil taircealla foraib `there is no restraint upon them,' Laws iv 114.24 Comm. feichem ocus fear taircill ocus fiadnaisi `pledge-man' (`collector,' Plummer MS. notes), ii 124.5 Comm. Cf. tairgille.

(b) robbery, plundering: bid cu aigh ┐ taircill `will be a hound of battle and rapine,' RC xxiv 174.15 = SG 331.3 . re toirchill tic, re toirchill téit, Comp. Con. C. 101.23 . is don gabhail sin ┐ do thaircheallaibh Eachach ... do chan Colom Cille exploits , BB 31a19 .

(c) Various: ba hē mēt rolad cor dia indtleacht na hingine ... co mbo taircill ┐ combo hēccōir a ndognīdis a lāma was so perturbed that the work of her hands went all awry, ZCP xiii 262.21 . iar tinnrud tairchil cach greim | do fidrud saindil secheim, SR 4223 . comad oin iar tairceall cros | doro in fotan glas after visiting crosses (as an act of piety), Lism.L. 3506 . As n.pr.: Aig ┐ Taíg ┐ Taircheall a tri coin, BB 35a13 . T.¤ ainm Molling, Lism.L. 301.4 .