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Degaid pn Degad, frequent Mid.-Ir. spelling ofDedaid,
Dedad,v. Dedad.

degail n degailt=dedail,q.v.

†degail n a s. Protection :degail .i. dítinut estacht
5rofollaigh tar cach besa cena imdegail, O'Dav. 675 .Cf.
Atkinson LawsGloss.s.v. dedlaid .—O'Dav. means to say
that inimdegailthe second part-degailseemssynonymous
with the-dítinofimditin.

dégain d s.,vn.ofdo-éccai:ceann Í Chatháin ar
10chlachán Dúin dá degain(v.l. gá dhéachsain, 23 L 17 ),
Misc. Celt. Soc. 164. 18 . Seedéccainandcf. degas.

degair adjfrequent Mid.-Ir. spelling fordedgair,q.v.

degan n dedan,deaan,m. Atutor,teacher,instructor
(of a `mál' or `file'). Glossed byoide:deagan (.i. oide)
15do gach mál (.i. do gach filid) ar fios (.i. gart .i. einech)
CZ v 485 § 4 . Glossed byollam:is deadhan hé dánus
dúisi .i. is ollam é thidnaices maithiusa, ib. 489 § 13 .—
Here possibly alsodeaan IT iii 182. 7 f.b. (BB):bérat
theneach a ben bán: is indisfet dom deaan.—Origin and
20exact sense uncertain. Possibly a loan-word,cf.Mid.-Engl.
deen,dén, Old-Fr.deien(cf. dean, Chartul. Latiniac.
fo. 183, A.D. 1262).

degas: v is ann tic a chiall dó intan d. ¤ a bás BB
309 b 18 ; =décas,v. do-écai.

25 Degatha g s. npr. m. Brath macDeagatha , Ir. Nen.
236. 3 . ForDéḟátha,v. †Deaithand2 deg-.

†degarimoind: ind asa d. ¤ ima cosaib .i. asaite imthecht
a tribuis ┐ a cuaráin ime, O'Dav. 1068 . Transl. wrong;
read perhaps:assu-de carimoin di mac-cossaib, or: assa
30degcairemon ima c. shoes of a good shoemaker on her feet.

Degada gen. npr. m. Father ofCaimer. Caimer
ingen D. ¤ cétmuinter na hIndeda BB 224 d 33 .—Corrupt,cf.
LB 20 a 27 :Coemer de hUib Dega.

degchelt n raiment ,v. 2 deg-anddeichelt.

35 Degchairdil i,npr. m. Son ofBrocán , Anecd.
i 42. 20 .Cf. 1 dag.

degda: ind timmarnad tene ruad rolaisc folt frega flaithnia
fuaim deghda IT iii 39 § 30 (Laud 610). Probably =
dega g s.ofdaig,cf. deilm ndegae, Liad. 16. 22 .

40 degdair n .i. luath, O'Cl. =dedgair,q.v.

degdinach adjMid.-Ir. spelling ofdéidenach, Fél. Oeng.
4. 23 .Cf. 2 deg-.

Degen dat. npr. ORAIT DO DEGEN, Thes. ii 287. 28 .

deg-ḟóir xseedegóir.

45 deggair: adj Maelduin d. ¤ mac Ailello...ba garg ba digrais
ba dána, Anecd. i 51 st 5 =deg-gair fair-voiced (Meyer).

Deggell o,npr. m.Also spelledDecull,Decell,
Degell,Deigell;Deichell,Deighell. Possibly a cpd. of
deg+gell, though in an oldnpr.like this one would expect
50rather†Dag-gell.—Oldest spellingDecull:g s. Decuill,
Arm. 19 a 1 :Cairell mac Ferguso maic Decuill;a Fergus
mac Deichillis mentioned BB 200 b 43 ;meic Decuil,
Thes. ii 281. 14 =Decill, Vita Columbae 247 n.f. =Deigill
BB 212 b 24 . For the broad -gg-cf. -accai sees(beside
55 -aicci). Mid.-Ir.DeichellandDeighillare, at least
partly, to be judged as corrupt renderings of older
Decell,Degell, which as a npr. had becomeobs.long
before the Mid.-Ir. period. A genuine Ir. †Dechellor
†Degell(i.e. Deghell) is not sufficiently supported.
60 Deggell mac Nadṡluaig father ofCoirpre, the bishop.
Deighell LL 384 b 28 , 29 .g s. Deggill, Trip. 166. 19
(Rawl.).Decill LL 348 f 34 .macDeigill BB 218 b 9 .
Deggell, Adamn.
Decell mac Caitt brother ofOengusandConalland
65grandson ofFothad. n s. Decell LL 313 a 59 , 61 . Rawl.
120 b 37 . BB 124 b 25 , 26 (Decella quo.h. Rechtabra).
g s. Decill LL 385 a 56 . 351 g 2 .Deighill:Brecán mac
D. ¤ meic Caitt BB 222 b 44 = LL 351 g 2 .
Decell mac Brain father ofCellachand grandson of
5 Suibne mac Bláthchon. g s. Deichill BB 145 b 35 .Degel
(sic), 149 d 4 .
Decell mac Gaithi father ofLocán. g s. Decill BB
154 c 17 .
Mac Decill mac Meic Fintain BB 228 b 51 .
10 Mac Decill mac Meic Laisri grandson ofFiachan.
g s. Decill BB 144 c 50 .Deichill, 145 b 40 .Degel(sic),
149 d 9 .
Mac Dechill .h. Labrada BB 144 f 19 , 48 .
Decell father ofFiacan BB 144 f 25 (g s. Decill).
15 Decell father ofFintan. F. mac Decill, Rawl. 92 h 35 .
Decell father ofMolaisse Rawl. 93 d 35 (g s. Decill).
Decell father ofMaernocandCaiséne :dá mac Deigill
.i. Maernoc ┐ Caiséne BB 212 b 24 .Cf. Cuimnemater
filiorumMeic Decuilqui nominanturMernoocetCascene
20 etMeldaletBran, Adam. Vit. Col. 246. 6 (= Thes. ii
281. 14 ).Husband ofCumán, sister of Colum Cille:
Mernocc mac Decill derbhráthair do Chaisín mac Decill ┐
Cumán siúr Colaim Cille a máthair, ib. 247 n.f .
Decell father ofMaine Guach,Coirpre Liath,Fergus
25Caech ,&c.:vii meic Aengusa .i. Maine&c....nó meic
Deichillut alii BB 200 b 43 . To this Decell refers the n.l.
Cella Septem FiliorumDegilli, Tr. Thaum. 478 a. n. 3 ( Vita
Columbae 246 n.f. ).
Deicell Find Aithech Érand LL 48 b 44 .
30Further instances:Mac Decill is mac Bresail BB
144 b 25 .mac Deichill, 148 b 8 .tar cenn Dechill déin
ITS vii 84 st 7 .ar ndíth Déicill, Acall. 4988 .