caílchenn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. caílchenn or dil.ie/7714

n (cáel + cenn). Used of a weapon: tria chailchend tuagach nar thim, LL 17090 (`by means of his axe-like spearhead', RC xlvii 331.22 ). atá i n-écmais a chailchind, 26097 . Name of a bird: gáir chaoilcheann, Measgra D. 5.11 `woodpecker(?)', Gloss.