cluicíne

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cluicíne or dil.ie/9654

n io, m. (cloc) Also -éne, -ín, little bell : in tan mbenir clucīne proinntige, ZCP xiii 29 § 21 (cluiceni, v.l. 23 N 10 ). an uair fá mithid an deoch do bheannachadh do beantaoí an cluigine, Rule of Tallaght 95 . cluigin, 92 . Bethechan clocc Pátraic, cluccene becc íairnd, Trip.² 2929 . Used in cursing: clocc na fferce Adomnāin .i. cluicīn mēsi Adomnāin, Cáin Ad. 17 . ben in cluiccīn for Domnall, / nā rup comlann a blīadain, 20 . A warning bell hung around a dog's neck: cluigin ima bragait, O'Dav. 471 . Cf. cluicine for cind cacha suainemna, Anecd. i 1.11 ( SCano 11 ). Used to adorn horse-trappings and garments: maelland arggait co cluciniu óir fo brágit cech eich, TBFr. 29 . cantais céola clucíní (i.e. on Aaron's hood), SR 4504 . a chochall . . . cona chluicínib . . . don ór derg, Alex. 81 . cona c[h]luchín (sic) . . . asin munci, cona thengaid do métail . . . asin clucín sís, MacCongl. 89.23 , 25 .