trilis

Cite this: eDIL s.v. trilis or dil.ie/41933

Forms: trilse

n f. Orig. n. ? cf. dá t.¤ n-órbuidi, BDD² 14 . pl. trilse 1278 . IGT Decl. § 150 . See ZCP vii 366.

(a) tress or plait of hair; the hair: t.¤ .i. folt, O'Cl. mac ... ingine fo th.¤ `son of a girl still wearing tresses,' Triads 152 . benaid a dí t.¤ di, LU 5876 . teóra trillsi fuirri .i. dí thriliss immo cénd suas. t.¤ tara haiss síar. co mbenad a da colptha inna díaid, 4518 =teora trillsi da fult imma cend, t.¤ aile co m-benad foscad fri colptha, TBC 213 . dolléici a hathair sleig ... co lluid trea triliss, TBFr. 235 . t.¤ conice a shálu fhair, PH 2104 . go trillsib folt cas chaemshalais, SG 249.29 . gatair a súile assa cind ┐ a sróna ┐ a da nó ┐ a t.¤ , Ériu v 209.24 . taithnemh na trillsi sin, TTebe 3743 . tabhram ... ar móid | 's ar dhá dt.¤ don Tríonnóid, Measgra D. 69.4 . a bharr 'n-a th.¤ taitneamhail, DDána 114.3 . ra thógaibh táin trillsi a treoir, TFrag. 34.18 . a th.¤ fhiar nar fhaomh cion `fair-tressed sinless lady', PBocht 13.45 . trillsi áille ordae oraind, BCC 396.12 . ocht ttraighte décc fod a trillsi, FM i 540.13 .

(b) Extended applications: co n-dracaib, co trillsib tened foraib, FA 191.11 . in badb catha ... ┐ a trillsi natharda ... immo cend, CCath. 903 . rind ... co trillsib tendtidib (of the tail of a comet), 832 . cona trillsib do nathrachaib, TTebe 182 . cotur cain coir co trillsib oir ┐ argait (of decorations of a book), ZCP vi 234.8 . gabhthar le trilsibh bróg mban | an ród glan fringes (?), DDána 119.21 . Of foliage, vegeta- tion: bláth an toraidh 'n-a thrilsibh nuaigheala `fruit- blossoms in bright-white clusters,' Aithd.D. 4.8 . a oilen as úr t.¤ | ar ar cul do cuimnighis, Ir. Texts. ii 12.14 . dá dtréigfinn do th.¤ nduinn | a inis, Measgra D. 50.47 . ? Áine ... | fecht do luidh ceim fo t.¤ , Duan. Finn i 84.14 .

(c) crest of waves, sea: lir úas t.¤ , Fél. Mar. 15 . dar t.¤ (.i. dar muir) lir, 90.31 . uas tuind t.¤ , Apr. 23 . lir uas t.¤ .i. uas moing in mara, Thr. Ir. Gl. 130.22 ( Fél. Mar. 15 ). crann tuinne ōs t.¤ , ZCP xi 156 § 113 ( Anecd. i 62 ). tonn ōs t.¤ , ZCP x 152 § 46. dar tonna trén-trillse `over the strong-maned sea,' Met. Dinds. iv 164.42 . uas trillsib na tonn trengairg, Lism.L. 3822.

(d) palisade, sheep-fold (made of plaited twigs ?): t.¤ chuanna na caem-dos `the lovely precinct of the gentle guardians,' Met. Dinds. iii 424.40 . cāera find cacha tige ocus cacha trillsi `a white sheep for every house and for every fold,' Aisl. MC 45.21 . ? ce bē focher trillsi treb `geflochtene Wohnstätten,' Bruchst. i 38 § 90 (Tig., RC xvii 168 ).