1 céis

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 céis or dil.ie/8513

n name of a kind of pig: cés `a slip-pig or a young pig', P. O'C. mad ceis, no ceis-torc, O'D. 2225 (Nero A vii, 152a), cf. O'Dav. 360 . caeca crán, caeca céisi `fifty sows, fifty young pigs', BR 184.17 . miach ar muic moir, leith meic cacha ceisi `half a sack upon every slip', Laws iv 98.19 Comm. co torchair in ch.¤ chalad `the sturdy sow was slain', Met. Dinds. iii 438.19 , cf. ceis ag ingin Eac[h]ach fēil (i.e. Der- brenn's pig), Ériu x 88 § 107 ; co ro gairside assa chruitt caelchéis .i. mucc de muccaib Drebrinni, LL 22019 (cf. RC xv 477.23 ) (with play on words, see 2 céis). cu dar ceisibh (of a person), IT iii 81 § 57 . acloicceand ceisi, 93 § 141 . mar bhíos c.¤ ag coin ar chluais, Measgra D. 7.9 . ? tug ó Maoilín muc ar mheasair / cis fá chustard `pigling at a custard', Ó Bruad. ii 92.6 .