coill, cai-

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  1. a wood. cnú ós coill, 1685-8 n. ; dol fá choill, 1961-4 n.
  2. v.n. of coillim, I violate, destroy. gan rún a chána do choill, having no intention of not paying what is due (lit. of violating his dues), 339; gan . . . choill could also mean: ‘having no intention of quashing the tribute due to him’. Cf. ag coill do chána, Aithdiogh. Dána 66 16.

Poems on the O'Reillys. Editor: James Carney.

  1. coill, cai- (14), coll, call (95), c. a comairghe 656, 1444 n.
  2. (191), creach fa ch. 3077.

The Book of O'Hara: Leabhar Í Eadhra. Editor: Lambert McKenna S.J.