2 celtair

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 celtair or dil.ie/8576

n spear : cealt[r]a (cealta[r]?) catha .i. gāi, gl. cotmbeotur cealtru cathæ Cāer, Corm. Y 698 (59.9). O'Dav. 497 . `cealtair' . . . `luibhne' . . . dhá ṡenainm gach áirdṡleighe, Met. Gl. 15 § 36 . 24 § 16 . O'Cl. tógbhais C. in cealtair . . . chatha ┐ tuc urchur etc., CF² 233 . g p. a ccraoisech . . . ┐ a ccealtrach catha, Hugh Roe² 224.3 . Possibly also in: cealltar fhollamh (in game of `táiplis'), Ériu xvii 12.38 `void throw?', p. 13 . Perh. = 1 celtair from the kenning celtair catha (lit. 'garment of battle' = 'spear') UR 137 .