cútha(i)l

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adj feeble, shy, subdued : cuthal .i. tlaith ut dicitur : diam cuthal croidhe tlaith, O'Mulc. 268 . is drochtengach é isna dala, is cuthal airachta, O'C. 2489 ( Eg. 88, 39d ). urasæ elud ónd fir . . . ar iss cuthal a rathughudh `slack is his perception', RC xxi 312.z . cúthail mo dhál ón dimbríogh (: dhúthaigh), DDána 46.26 . gabhaim . . . / eing gcruinn gcúthail (: fúthaibh), 111.11 . staithte, brúidhte cúthail créachtach `humbled' (of Ireland), E. O'Rahilly 8.24 . cásmhar cúthail, Keat. Poems 515 . Adv. béarla . . . go cúthail fá néaltaibh, E. O'Rahilly 166.15 . Cf. cutal.