Pict

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Forms: Picti

pn m. (< pl. Lat. Picti) a Pict , in late writers replacing the native term Cruitnech; in AU the names Lat. Picti, Pictores are used. n p. na Picti , Keat. i 46.46 , cf. na Cruithnigh eadhon Picti, 198 z . rí na bPict, ii 6042 . Compd. rí na bPictphobal, ii 6034 . piocht (ciocht) `a pict or painter', P. O'C. , may be a confusion of this word with cicht.

pictúir

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Forms: pictiuir

n m. (prob. Eng. loan-word) a picture, portrait, image : pictuir ┐ dealbh Muire, Fl. Earls 48.10 . pl. pictuiridhe Luter ┐ Caluuin, 84.12 . do delbhoip ┐ pictuiribh apsal . . . ierna n-imdenomh do marmar, 70.1 . Mod. pictiuir m., Dinneen.

pigmán

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n m. a pygmy : tír na fer mbegc darab ainm pigmáns, Maund. 186 ; seems a hybrid formation from Lat. pygmaeus.

pil

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Forms: bil

n (Lat. pilus?) hair, a mane ? pil .i. mong, Lec. Gl. 355 M = bil, 561 .

piláit

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x see peláit.

píle

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n m. a pile, crowd (Dinneen): ? d s. an bantracht . . . do-chínn ar shleasaibh an halla na bpíle whom I used to see in their crowd (?), Keat. Poems 1552 .

1 pilér, (peilér)

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n o,m. (Romance loan-word; from AN piler, Risk 86 ) a pillar, column : an pilér rer' cenglad ar Tigerna, Maund. 73 . peiler tentidhe a pillar of fire, BCC § 369 . tar éis amairc an peileir, ib. peiler eclaise Dé (of Colum C.), § 367 . pl. cethur piléir, Maund. 57 . peileir mharmair, 23 . peilir poindighi prais, ZCP vi 284.19 . póirse piléur, 1 Kings vii 6 (= d'úaithnighe, later editions).

2 pilér, (peilér)

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Forms: peileir, piléar

n o,m. (acc. to Stokes, Ling. Val. 79 , from some French deriv. of Lat. pila; a metathesis of pirrél, O'Gr. Cat. 12 n. ; or from AN perrer Risk 86 . Taken by O'Rahilly to be from ME pelet ‘a shot, pellet’ Celtica i 158 .) a bullet, musket-ball : ro haimsedh Semus . . . d'urchor do pheilér, FM v 1716.5 . g s. d'urchor peléir, iv 1148 z . d'urchar piléir, v 1698.18 . d'urchor pilér, vi 2026.15 . pl. peileir, Fl. Earls 48.20 . d'athchor a pelér (of cannon-balls), 68.3 . frassa pelér, FM vi 1882.13 . piléar, P. O'C.

3 pilér, pillér, pilliúr

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n m. (formed fr. Eng. pillow? cf. Mid. Eng. pilweber, pillowber) a pillow, cushion : do na mnáibh fhuáighidhios piléur ar na huile uilleannuibh, Ezek. xiii 18 (= clúascháin, ed. 1817). a n-aghaidh bhur bpiléur, ib. 20 (= n-adhart, 1817). cearchall, cluaschan, pileir `a pillow', Eg. Gl. 199 . peiliúr (pilliúr), Dinneen.

*pille

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Forms: pillidhi

n [f.] (Romance loan-word < Lat. pillula) a pill : pl. pillidi doniter do campura, Rosa Angl. 108.23 . pillidhi, O'Gr. Cat. 268.23 .

pillid

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vb. see fillid.