Cite this: eDIL s.v. tairgille or dil.ie/39705

Forms: t., tairgille, tairgille, tairgillne, taircill, taircealla, tairgille, tairgille, tairgille, tairgille, tairgille

n io, n. (?). t.¤ nairaib, Laws iv 114.12 . 176.7 . g s. re in tairgille , v 446.4 Comm. a haithle na tairgille (? g p.), H. 3. 17 col. 439 ( O'D. 559 ). (cf. do-airgella, and tairgell, -ill, Laws iv 314.16 . i 274.5 Comm. ). tairgillne, ii 120.z Comm. taircill, ii 124.5 and taircealla, iv 114.24 may belong to tairchell, see infra.

A legal term of somewhat unclear meaning.

(a) security given by a tenant to his neighbours for compensation for damage which may be caused to their property by his domestic animals and bees; `fore-pledge, advance security ,' Críth Gabl. Gloss. s.v. tairgell . The amount was 2 screpalls (see also MacNeill, Law of Status 309 footnote , Bürgschaft 60 ): smachta peata chuirre ocus circe ... t.¤ nairaib; ... .i. do chind tairgilli icaitir a smachta .i. gell toirithnech airi gell da screpall, Laws iv 114.12 , 16 . bíit i trén(a)ib tíre tonaccmaing t.¤ , ZCP xii 366.19 = MacNeill, Law of Status 310.80 . cach tairgilli cona cai[th]che .i. na meich .i. cach gell toirithnech no in fiach duine-caithche (sic leg.), Laws iv 70.2 (text), ( 9 Comm. ). alidside taurgille nairib tar tir bes da nesom `additional pledge is required for them that they pass not beyond the land which is nearest to them' (of bees), iv 162.2 . Cf. 176.1 . cip dune lasain ba usu taurguille nairiu olldate smacht `whoever he be that deems it easier to give additional pledge than `smacht'-fines,' 176.7 , cf. O'Dav. 985. The usage in the case of bees seems to have varied: rucus tairgilli ar bechaib. —Ba gō, ZCP xv 319 § 12 . annsom hi taurgillib t.¤ ar bechaib the t.¤ for bees is the severest (?), the most difficult to assess (?), 320.10 = Laws iv 162.1 . caithche beach tra, id caith(ch)e fil do suidhaib, ni t.¤ , 114.23 Comm.

(b) added security required when a debt, etc. was not paid on the day appointed, ` overpledge ,' O'Don. Suppl. From some of the follg. exx., however, it would appear to have been some kind of interest (`addition to accumulated fine or interest ,' O'Don. Suppl.): t.¤ fri faill, H.3.17 col. 439 ( O'D. 559 ). uide anta in re iarsa mbi in athgabail ar anad ar ud i laim cintaig. t.¤ ar na gellaib risin re sin the period of delayed payment is the time during which the whole distress remains in the possession of the debtor (in excess of the time allotted for payment ?). Additional security (interest ?) is added to the original security for that period, Laws iii 326.5 . atait a tri dosliat tairgilli i faill oin co aige .i. casc no nollac .i. islan acht co tora is na laithib sin hi, ocus mana tora, is tairgilli do rith ria o sin amach there are three things that incur additional security (interest ?) for non-payment of a debt with a fixed term, e.g. Easter or Christmas; i.e. it is free (of `tairgille') provided it be paid within that period, and if not it is liable to additional security (interest ?) from then on, 492.11 . t.¤ ar na gellaib re re nanta, 324.21 . fri smacht domitter tairgill a laiget. fri dire domiter a meit, H.3.18, 304 ( O'C. 630 ). The period during which a debt, etc. was free of `tairgille' varied according to circumstances; once in force the `tairgille' increased till it reached the value of `lándíre': slan do fir fine in bo meth ... co treisi ┐ t.¤ leo a treisi amach corici lan diri; slan do ... in lulgach ... co cuici, ┐ aithgin mblechta ┐ gnimraid o cuici co dech- maid, ┐ t.¤ o dechmaid corice lan-dire; ┐ dia mbe timgaire ... is t.¤ leo focetoir, Laws v 444.29 ff. Comm. mat míol forsa saoilter bisech ... is rith for a t.¤ co nomadh, H. 3. 17 col. 439 ( O'D. 559 ). is cona dire .i. is cona landire toibgither he in terrech iar [r]e t.¤ , it is with its full `díre' that the fine is exacted after the period of `tairgille' (?), Laws ii 352.y Comm. cetharda in tairgill: lan n-diri ar di laithe dec, leth diri ar se laithe, trian ndiri ar ceithri laithib, ocus cethruimi diri ar tri laithe the `tairgille' has four stages: (it is equivalent to) full `dire' at the end of twelve days, (to) half `díre' at the end of six, etc., i 274.5 Comm. eneclann a comrith fri t.¤ no rith for eneclainn a haithle na t.¤ , H. 3. 17 col. 439 ( O'D. 559 ).

fear t.¤ .i. aigne ` pledgeman ,' Laws i 288.21 Comm. 302.18 . Cf. fer tairchill s.v. tairchell.