2 cailech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 cailech or dil.ie/7723

Forms: caileach

n o caileach m., IGT Decl. § 23 . cock, the male of various birds : gall dano ainm do chailiuch, Corm. Y 683 . cal graece vocacio inde c.¤ , O'Mulc. 288 . cailligh (sic) no eithi foglennat cach, Laws i 190.17 Comm. miach ar caileach cein iunas, v 82.21 Comm. corr, caitin, caileach, 472.30 . siul gairmes in c.¤ , TBC 3475 . ni gart c.¤, ní gart cú, Met. Dinds. iv 122.18 . o ta iarmeirghi co gairm in coiligh cock- crow , AU ii 174.23 . a cailigh doní in gairm, Acall. 4015 . an uair ghláoid na cuilig, Párl. na mB. 4004 . lía do choilchib dár cercaib / ní hoighthir ar énealtain, IGT Decl. ex. 825 . As a nickname: ri Brefne .i. in C.¤ (.i. Art) Hua Ruairc, RC xvii 370.25 (Tig.). Cf. is tu in caileach dibcellaig, IT iii 85 § 84 . Folld. by a defining gen. do brāigdib c.¤ loichen (lo(a)- chend, lachan, v.ll.) drakes , Corm. Y 1231 . c.¤ cerc, Ériu vii 146 § 3 . gair in cailigh cearc, Laws ii 108.18 Comm. coilech circe, Aisl. MC 99.22 . c.¤ fedha capercailye or wood grouse (tetrao urogallus), see Duan. Finn Gloss. c.¤ feado, ZCP xiii 276.z . da coilech fedha a Fordruim, Duan. Finn i 20.22 . cailigh ḟedha Ḟidhrindi, Acall. 735 . serccoll na c.¤ feda, RC xx 264.4 . cia huallcha rángais? Muscraige ┐ coiligh fedha, Tec. Corm. vi 30 . ? Alternative name: coilech-coílle ` wood cock ', Iar Conn. 11.24 . coileach oidhche an owl , Eg. Gl. 580 . Note further: corus .i. coilech gaithe weather-cock , Ir. Gl. 510 .