caistél

Cite this: eDIL s.v. caistél or dil.ie/7981

Forms: -ll, -iall, caistialla

n o, m. (From AN castel, Risk § 12 . Or from Lat. castellum Celtica xiii 110 ). Also -ll, -iall. With fem. num. teóra caistialla, FM vi 1966.1 (cf. n p. caistialla, Hugh Roe² 100.4 .) castle, fort : im chaistialsa féin, SG 411.34 . co dorus a chaisteoill, z. ca[i]stiall daingen ditoglaigti, Grail 953 . caistéoil ┐ paillivin, Aisl. Tund. 114.4 . a caistiall comdaingin, St. Ercuil 26 . bantigerna an caisteoil-si, RC x 186.1 . a thighe cloch, ┐ a chaistiall, FM v 1660.12 . in caistēl, Fl. Earls 166.26 . Of fortified town or city: ercid is-in castel ar bar n-agaid, PH 4432 . castial Maire ┐ Martha (of Bethany), 4433 . na cathracha ┐ na caisteoil `cities and towns', CCath. 748 .

Of war-engine : ic córgud chastíal fo churadaib di chloch- thress, LL 32237 ( TTr. 1427 ). airdighthir . . . cubhat cach caistel on talmain, TBC St. 4602 . Cf. cathrothcaistél, 4651 .

In n. loc. see Hog. Onom.