cailc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cailc or dil.ie/7710

Forms: c.

n f. (Lat. calx) IGT Decl. § 14 . limestone, lime : creta [.i.] c.¤ , Ir. Gl. 58 . amal bed óenchloch calca uile, LU 1702 . amhuil clocha cailce, Is. xxvii 9 . amail ch.¤ for bendchobar daurthige, LB 108a78 . a tirmdhéad chombán re c.¤ , DDána 49.9 . Attrib. g s. lime-white , etc.: stuaire cailce, ZCP v 211 (Midn. Court). an déad chailce, DDána 36.7 . Aoibhill chailce `the fair A.', E. O'Rahilly 94.41 . mac na Cárrthaighe cráibhthighe cailce, Ó Bruad. ii 250 xxvi . With copula: is cailce 's is caol a taobh, Keat. Poems 71 . Of a substance used to prepare vellum for writing: C. . . . do sgrib so anuas gan c.¤ gan cubar le drochadme, 24 P 25, 14 rb44 ( RIA Cat. 1242 ). ata c.¤ arin duilleachan sa uili, Rawl. B 506, 17d (cited Plummer MS. notes). is iat so ro scribustur i c.¤ liubuir da marthuin dferuib Erund, Laws i 34.22 Comm. in neoch, ba hintaisfenta leis de . . . ro sgribtha aice he a ch.¤ libair, O'C. 896 ( H. 3. 18, 399 ) = i cairtliubair, Laws iii 88.17 Comm. Of whitening of shields: di c.¤ na scíath, LU 8203 ( FB 15 ). c.¤ na sciath [oc á] scoltod, Acall. 7588 . laindrech na claideb . . . oc tv́arcain na scíath, findnéll na cailce, TTr.² 934 . cioth fola cioth cailce crúaidh / baoí da ccorpaibh, Duan. Finn iii 274.92 . Hence c.¤ alone of a shield: cirtis c.¤ is comlann, Rawl. 82b28 . 'sin chath chétna chomdas c.¤ (: dornbailc), Met. Dinds. iii 114.69 . in ro dáileadh crú dar c.¤ (: tailc), FM ii 710.6 . c.¤ .i. sgíath, O'Cl.