dabach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dabach or dil.ie/14084

Forms: dabcha, daibche

n ā, f. g s. dabcha and daibche; dabcha LU 23 a 35 (v.l. daibche YBL). Betha Colm. 72. 6 . Fen. 190.18 . Ir. Gl. 158 . daibche: Laws i 166. 22 . RC xxxii 57. 7 . Acall. 811 . MR 130. 2 . Misc. Celt. Soc. 54. 14 . But in plural always broad cons. group. a s. daibche RC xxxii 57. 6 (modelled on the ī-stems), cf. mod. daibche as n s. —By native grammarians explained as dé-oach `having two ears': d.¤ .i. déhoach .i. dí oe furri ar ní betis hoe for énaib hi tús, Corm. 15 .

I A large tub or vat with two handles (for ale, wine, mead, curds, oil, water, or washing): a nól meda .i. in dabach, Thes. ii 347. 34 . According to Ériu iv 134. 16 sq. the dabach was the largest vessel, the next in size being the ian (cf. Laws i 170. 4 , where a dabach is said to be bigger than an ian), then the drolmach, mude, cilarn, milan and metar. A rude sketch of a dabach is to be found LL 29 . —Made of oak : crandlestra .i. iana ┐ dromlacha ┐ dabcha darach, Laws v 94. 9 . a dabach dond dairech ZCP iii 39. 3 ; of yew : dabach dergibair LL 51 a 21 . ZCP viii 108. 15 . Acall. 3790 . The epithet derg, RC xv 303 , points to a dabach dergibair; d.¤ dondibair LL 51 a 1 ; of crystal : d.¤ deghdénṁach do gloine ghuirm, Ériu iii 156 § 10 . Acall. 783 ; of silver : d.¤ aircid co circlaib órda MS. Mat. 619. 7 . Held together by hoops : is gnáth fonnsa dá dhlúthchur uim dhaibhich, Ó'Bruad. viii 4 ( ITS xi 72 ).—Intended for liquids: ón dabaig ola, Fél. Oeng. 128. 42 . cétchorn gacha dabcha (levied as a tax), Fen. 190 . dá dabaigh décc do lionn maith ZCP viii 116. 1 ; for ale : luid ... issin dabaigh chormma SG 82. 5 ; for mead : assin dabaig medha, Acall. 7399 ; for cold water : i ndabaich nuaruisci TBC 722 Y. tucad uisce isna dabchaib, Thes. ii 347. 38 ; for eggs : lán secht ndabach ndron duigib géd MR 124. 23 . Intended for washing : d.¤ ḟothraicthe a washing tub, Fél. Oeng.¹ 170. 3 (i ndabaig fothraice). Raghnailt...do éc i ndabaigh ḟothraicthi ALC i 408. 7 . SG 73. 35 .—Prov. ní ba caindel fo dabaich dogén dím, Trip. 52. 23 . urchair an daill ma ndabhaich, Rel. Celt. i 155 . ib. ii 324. 26 .

II Metaph. a hollow, pit, pool : le hallglór an essa ag siledh san dabhaigh diansrothaigh, Anecd. iii 5 .

III A measure of land, a portion of land . In this sense only Scotch. dá dabég Uachtair Rósábard , Goid. 109. 14 . ar chuit cethri dabach do ní thíssad ar ardmandaidib alban, ib. 111. 6 (both from Book of Deir). Cf. Macdon. p. 305 .

LOC. D.¤ Féichín FM iii 23 n. Gort na Daibche, Misc. Celt. Soc. 54. 14 . Cluain Dabcha, Hogan Onom. Cúl Dabhach, ib.

DIMIN. dabchíne: etir dabaich ┐ dabchine LU 123 a 2 . daibchín, Seanchaint p. 78 .

MOD. dabhach, g s. daibhche and dabhcha, n p. dabhacha. Finck ii 62 . Quiggin § 40 . §143 .—Dinn. also gives n s. daibche.

Dabaill

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Dabaill or dil.ie/14085

pn g s. céle Dabhaill TFr. 226. 2 . Name of abbot of Bangor († 928), ZCP x 362 .

daball, doball

Cite this: eDIL s.v. daball, doball or dil.ie/14086

n o. The name of a lake . maidm Dabaill i nAirgiallaib LL 17 a 18 . A river name, the river Blackwater, Hogan Onomast. ALC i 108, n. 5 . for Dabaill AU i 472. 13 . de Dhabull, ib. 476. 21 . do bádhudh i nDaball, ib. ii 98 . 6. ic Dabull LL 129 b 34 . 131 a 32 . do druing Dobuill LL 181 a 4 . Inis itir dá Dabul AU i 206. 4 .

dabar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dabar or dil.ie/14087

Forms: dobur

n o. The name of a well (Contrib.). cachaen imthéchus fonn na Cruaiche ┐ ibhas uisci in dabair, Acall. 7778 . Probably = dobur.

Dabas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Dabas or dil.ie/14088

o, npr. m. : mac Dabais mic Guaire BB 76 b 29 .

dabchach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dabchach or dil.ie/14089

adj o-ā. Vat-like ; metaph. stout : sluag d.¤ Diarmuta IT iii 68. 16 = MacCarthy 122. 15 , 22 . Comp. damdabach BDD 127 , applied metaphorically to fat, rotund men (ité damdabcha balcremra), and dabach, used in Scotch Gaelic of a huge woman.

Dabeóc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Dabeóc or dil.ie/14090

Forms: Dobeoc

npr. m. gen. id. Son of Luan : Dabeoc mac Luain BB 231 b 48 ; of Lunan : Dabeoog mac Lunáin, 220 c 16 . Tech Dabeoc (n. loci) SG 236. 27 . = Dobeoc.

Dabilla

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Dabilla or dil.ie/14091

pn the name of Boand's dog. D.¤ ainm meschon mná Nechtain LL 144 a 42 . ib. 191 a 49 . Cnoc Dabilla, Met. Dinds. i 38.11 .

Dabla

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Dabla or dil.ie/14092

n g s.: cichurid mac Cruind Caelbod iar mbreith dabla: ba leis in Banba sa buirid (buirdd leg.) Innecht a máthair cen chalad LL 139 a 45 .

Dabonnae

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Dabonnae or dil.ie/14093

Forms: Dabonne, Dobonne

npr. m. Dabonne, Trip. 80. 14 . Dobonne, ib. 23 . Dabonna sacerdos mac Restituit do Longbardaib, Rawl. 91 f 13 . BB 223 f 48 .

Dabráu

Cite this: eDIL s.v. Dabráu or dil.ie/14094

Forms: Dabró

Dabró g s. npr. m. Father of Blance: Blance mac Dabráu rath[bruga] Emna LL 50 a 40 . Father of Láth: Láth mac Dabró TBC 1518. 1521 Y.