tálcend

Cite this: eDIL s.v. tálcend or dil.ie/39935

n o, m. Compd. of 1 tál and cend ` adze-head ' (ascici- put, Ardm. (facs.) 2b1 ). See O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 141.

(a) pn As nickname of St. Patrick: ticfa tailcend | tar muir meircenn, Trip.² 338 . noco tóracht in T.¤ , Ériu i 72.17 . is e seo in tailcend, Thr. Hom. 42.3 . ó theacht an táilghinn, Content. xv 66 . Of St. Maedóc: a thailginn seimh, BNnÉ 228.11 .

(b) a cleric, priest: ticfat tailcind, conutsat ruama, Trip.² 345 . dána tarsind talcind, PRIA 1895, 534 § 10 ( LU 9867 ). rosbia tailchinn (talcind, MS.) dar linn láin, SG 366.2 . nir tharba do thailgennaib triall a thegaisc, MR 166.16 . tailcenn (.i. toilginn) ... .i. an lucht o togbann cach a cenn, na cleirig, Eg. 88, 39d ( O'C. 2487 - 8 ) = in lucht da tuluigfe cach a chinn ag slechtuin, H.3.17, col. 1 ( O'D. 2 ).

Compd. ¤tech monastery (esp. of Armagh, Peritia xiii 309-10 ) : conbeba éc ūatba fo tāil- centaig .i. i nArd Macha i n-ailithre atbath clericus, ZCP xii 232 § 42 . Cf. 233 § 44 . dofortbi tāilcentaig .i. termann Aird Macha, 234 § 47 (? n. loc.).