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a track, a trail (orig. v.n. of aithlenaim, I follow, pursue). In late literature usually found in the stereotyped phrases a haithle, d’aithle, ‘after,’ as a haithle sin ‘after that’ ; note a aithle, 3944. The earlier meaning in: d’aithle a hálaidh, from the track of her wound, 2588. ; fear aithle, a tracker 3517, fian aithle, tracking warrior bands, 3445.

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