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gabul n o,m.andā,f. gabhal(ā,f.), IGT Decl. § 12 ;gobhal,
gabhal,ā,f., § 192 . Gender seems to vary sometimes with
sense.n s. gabul, Sg. 45b20 . LU 4804 .gobul, LU 401 .g s.
nagabla , LU 4800 ; 4811 ; 9193 . TBC 683 .goible, Laws v
45360.15 .gaible, LL 193b52 .gaibhle, Tribes of Irel. 58 .in
(mur-)gabuil, Met. Dinds. iii 194 ( LL 196a38 ).gabail, Fen.
120.18 .d s. gabail, Anecd. i 57 § 59 . RC xxvi 12 ( LL 186a56 ).
TBC 2360 .gabul, LU 9061 ( FB 81 ). Ériu ii 194 § 9 .gabhal,
RC xiv 52.19 .a s. gabail, LU 4796 . TBC 673 . LL 142a39 .
50 gabal, CCath. 2960 .gabol, LL 284a16 .gobol, ib. 11 .n p.
(muir-)gobuil, Ml. 45d12 .gabail, Laws iv 282.13 .a p.
-gabla, LL 172b26 .gábla, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.38 (s.v. prull).
cetheoragabla , TBC 5645 (St).gablu, Laws iii 78.20 .g du.
Mag DáGabul , LU 8508 ( FB 36 ).
55(a)afork:gl.furca, Sg. 45b20 .librither gabla a láma
as long as pitchforks, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.38 .Fig.of wreaths
of steam,etc. scaiblín ... cona gáblaib gaile, Aisl. MC 35.1 .
g. ¤ dluta somesortof atool,pincers(?): gulban .i. gobul dlūta
la sāiro, O'Mulc. 675.
60(b)aforked branchof atree: for cethora benna na gabla,
LU 4800 =co tuc gobal ceithri mbeann fo a cinnu, Dinds.
144 .crichiditi limsa in gabul, TBC 781 .topacht gabail
cethri ṁbend, 673 .i tóeb na gabla, LU 4808 ( TBC² 316 ).
TBC 683.5030 .co ngabail chain ina lamaib, Anecd. i 57 § 59 .
65Used of a larger branch than the `cráeb,' the `gabul' being
prob.abough directfrom thetrunk and the `cráeb' a
branch of such a branch:colpach ina ngablaib, dairt ina
craeba,a `colpach'-heifer as fine for cutting their `gabla,'
a `dairt'-heifer for their `cráeba,'
Laws iv 146.23 .Cf. i 164.1
70Comm.
(c)theforkof agallows, agibbet: riag no gabul(gl.
patibulum), Sg. 53a20 .fer soerus di gabail`a man whom
he frees from the gallows
,' AL iv 338.3 ( Críth Gablach 579 ).
daer gabla an unfree person whom his patron has redeemed
75from the gallows:
doer-ḟuidir .i. in daer aigenta noco n-e
deirim acht daer gabla no crai, Laws v 518.18 Comm. Cf.
however:in daor aicenta .i. fear gabar do ... gabail he,
O'C. 1212 ( H.3.18,485a-b).in deoraidh .i. daer aicenta .i.
[daer] gabla, Laws i 106.7 Comm. fuidir gola (.i. gablai .i.
80crucis), Ir. Recht,p. 65 § 7 (see also ib.pp.25 , 76 ff., 79 ).
fuidir goible (.i. gabar o gabail na croici .i. tar bragait),
Laws v 360.15 .na manaig nuna ┐ gola ┐ gabla, iii 10.24 .
furail gabla arda do breith ann`order high gibbets to be
brought there
,' Fier. 148.
85(d)a (forked?)beam,supportorshaft(for diverse uses):
(1)abeam, arafter(of a house): dolluid ... co rrabi inna
sessom i mbun na gabla roboí hi ciund tened, LU 9193
( FB 92 ).luid is tech ... co mbaí forsin irlár ┐ a lám forsin
gabail, RC xxvi 12.22 (v.l. tuirid, H.3.18,543yb ).Cf.
rosforbair in gabul ... uas in tig cona torad forri, PH 1315 .
gabhla ar ttighe`beams,' Canticles i 17 .gréas gach gall-
ghabhla`the ornament of each foreign arch,' DDána 119.33 .
5 ar bhun na gaibhle`on the rafter's end,' Tribes of Irel. 58.
(2)asupport(acrook?) forhangingacauldron: in coire
fiuchus for a gabluib, Laws i 46.26 Comm. cuit in tslóig
... ni berbther é ar oengabail, TBC 2360 .as iad ba gabhla
dá ccoiredhaibh cáirn do chorpaibh na Lochlann, Thr. Frag.
10 124.1 .ra chuirset [in banb] forsin gabail i cionn na teined,
SG 88. 18 , 21 .nech do chur fo ghabhail (an) choire(a
mark of contumely):go gcuirfedh ... Fiond fo ghabhail an
choire, Duan. F. i 4.8 .cur Cormaic mic Airt d'Fhiacha fo
ghabhail coire, Content. iii 27 .Cormac fo ghabhail do
15chor, vi 119 .Cf. xv 50 ; xviii 107 . (3)apillar;with or
withoutfulaing(g s.)aprop, anundersetting: cf. gabhal-
fulaing, posd[a], úaitne, más, `a base, pillar, undersetter,'
Eg. Gl. 365 .co tugdais leo gabla oir ... i mbidis cu[i]g
troigti fichet ┐ co scribdais a uili ... gnimrada ... intib
20(memorial pillars ?), IT ii2105.8 .flesc for dib ṅgablaib
lasin conair immetiagat`a rod on two forks' (a rail-fence ?),
Ml. 45c9 .airdither slegh curadh cach cathgabal diobh agus
rosuidigsetar cetheora gabla fo cech roth, TBC 5645 St. =da
cathuaithne dec, 5643 . (Prob.propsfixed under the wheels
25of portable besieging castles to act as brakes ?)Cf. cliatha
iomdha do ghénamh aca, ┐ gabhla do chur fotha, ┐
tolladh an mhuir fotha, TFrag. 232.14 .Cf.in Carr B.D. [i.e.
a spear] ...amlaid nobid, ┐ gobal fo bragaid`with a fork
under its neck
' [i.e.supporting it], Dinds. 14 . Of supports
30of the heavenly bodies:fúaim na ... rann ... ac tuitim ...
da gablaibh fulaing, RC xxiv 382.17 .tuitfidh grian ┐ éasga
dá rothaibh ┐ da ngabhlaibh go talamh, Uncat. MS. Cashel
Lib. tuitim ó gabhlaibh don ghrein | go talmhuin, 24 L 5
(RIA.)2.12 .go buain a gabhal ón ngréin, Timthiridh 1917.8
35§ 10 . 1 Kings vii 34 .Fig.upholder: Banbha ... ga chloinn |
gabhla foirtille fulaing, IGT Decl. ex. 1918 .Giolla Criost
... gabhal fulaing chogaidh ┐ cosnamha Cenil Conaill, FM ii
834.14 .Cf. ALC i 40.1 . FM vi 2348.13 .na trí subáilche
díadha ... as uaitnedha ┐ as gabla fulaing fán mbethaidh
40sbioradálta, O'Hussey T.C. 13 .gabhla Thighe na Teamh-
rach, TD 9.3 .gabhla caomhChaithreach Cröoinn, 4.13 .fa
gabhal de ceithre ghabhlaibh na hEagluise é(of St. Jerome),
Eochairsg. 31.9 . (4) yards(?) of asail: corr-gabla siúil,
CRR 11.4 . (5)aweapon, apronged spear(?): gabhal .i.
45sleagh, P. O'C. gabhla .i. sleagha, BB 191b sup. marg. O'Cl.
la hiolar a n-éidedh n-allmharda ┐ a ngabhladh nglais-
iaroinn, Hugh Roe § 31 . (6)a pair of compasses (?):hi
catraig choéimchumaide fo gabulrind gábla, LB 130a56 .
Cf. cathair coir fa gabulrind, SR 6664.
50(e)theforkof thebody, thethighs: bá fodeirc dó folés na
farrci foa gabul, LU 9061 ( FB 81 ).ecnach nem ┐ grían fo
[a] gabal ara ḟot, Ériu iv 138.26 .co tuc glun ina gabal do,
CCath. 2960 (Inguina ... insertis pedibus... Phars. iv 628 ).
is ech tened bís hi n-gabul (inna gabailv.l.) a marcaig a n-
55iffirn, Ériu ii 194 § 9 .each teneadh am gabhal, RC xiv 52.19 .
caeca cubat 'na gabul, Dinds. 23 .fer na ra leic leithet da
gabail bhadéin ... dit ḟerand dait, TBC 5997 .ech gabail ┐
sliasta,a riding-horse, Fen. 140.17 ;cf. 120.18 .coslom-
nocht ┐ a (sic leg.) leinte a ngobhal gc aon aca,their shirts
60tucked between their legs
, Rel. Celt. ii 200.13 .maith a banscal
roriastrat drochdoíne do gabol, ZCP xviii 92.8 ( LL 284a16 ).
ib. 91.22 ( LL 284a11 ).a ndluigi in-a ṅgablaib na mna(as a
mode of execution), LB 154b52 .urthach saer dobeir in ben
fri uaitne, no a brisid oc a gabal, Laws i 180.12 Comm.
65(alternative gl. on:im sarurrach mban fri uatne, 176 ).
gabul cumung na clainne, O'D. 81 ( H.3.17c.69 ) = Laws i
180.27 Comm.
(f)abifurcationoranglein aglen,pass,etc.; thespitofland
between two rivers(?): i ngobhal na ngleann, ZCP ii 362.38 .
70 gabhla gruaid-fhliucha glenn, O'Gr. Cat. 459.4. In Laws
some kind of enclosed land with special privileges (?):tar cro
no tar gabail tire, Laws v 258.21 Comm. dar cro no gabal
tire, i 98.20 Comm. Cf. geni goba acht lethgabail de
`though it (the water) should pass through only half a step of it,
75 AL iv 212.2 .
(g)abranchof ariver, anarmorinletof thesea forminga
creekor riverestuary (seemuir, Compds.):gabhal do sruth
Órt[h]anain, Anecd. ii 29.3 .coneracht g. ¤ fairrge etarru,
Trip. ii 486.21 (LB).gabhal mhara, Ériu iii 164 § 20 . Lism. L.
80 1486 .gabhal (sic leg.) mhuiridhe, Ériu iii 168 § 24 .tar
gabail mara, Laws v 440.29 Comm. ised is gabhol mara
ann cach bail na fetar cen luing no cen snam, iii 318.4 .
(h)Fig. abranchorramificationof afamily; of agenea-
logical tree: fodla ┐ ilgabla mac Noe, Rawl. 72a48 .ben ... o
85dib gablaib, is de a athair d'Ulltaib ocus a mathair do feínib
Temrach, Laws iv 18.2 gloss.ni cuirithur cuaird for gablu
fine, ...on the branches of the `fine,' iii 78.20 .riasiu ranntar
a lín cenn ngabal , O'D. 549 ( H.3.17, c.437 ).ar a lin do
gablaibh i fodlaither gra[d] tuathe, Críth Gabl. 3 . RC
xxxii 392.2 .sech flaith, sech eclais, sech ilgobhlai fine,
ZCP xii 365.22 .aenfine iat ... ┐ ragablaighset iat ... in
darna gabul ... in gabul eile, O'D. 2259 ( Rawl. B 506 21a ).
5 roiadus gabail Chaim,I closed up(i.e.completed)the genealogy
of C.
, LL 142a39 .gnáith-bérla na ngabal ngrinn | cétna
tharla for Eirinn, SG 348.4 .a gabhla gaoil,those of her kin,
A. Ó Dálaigh iii § 4 .ite fodlai fine cacha flatha; a fuidri, a
ciniud, a gabail fodagniat,his branches (i.e. his dependants)
10 who serve him (?), Laws iv 282.12 .
(i)abranchordivisionof asubject: atait secht ngabala
a-ra-fognad brethemnacht an betha .i. a secht do gablaib,
Laws v 364.1 , 3.
(j) Metr. term:gobhal imairnd deínd for ardchassbairdní
15(name of a metre in which there is triple alliteration), IT iii
103 § 198 .is gobul dí .i. recne dechubaid .i. dá son nó a tri
do thinscital ó oen fid ... ┐ son o fid ecsamail ina ndiaid-sede,
ACC 146 Comm.
Inn.l.:Fid nGaible ... nó comad Gabal ainm na haband
20do taot trit or G. may be the name of the river that flows through
it
, Dinds. 11 .Fid ṅGabli ... is aire ainmnigther Gabal dind
abaind ..., LL 159b12 (see remainder of passage, citeds.v.
gablaigid).in Gabol glan, Met. Dinds. ii 58.1 .Cf. tri
Guare Gabla, TBC 5939 =Gaible, TBC² 3494 .Cf. rig Gaible,
25 Met. Dinds. iii 16.204 .Abhainn Ghabhla,the Forked River,
Iar Conn. 102, n .a iath na trenḟer tigba | úaim do thriath
(sic leg.) glegel Gabla, LL 5142 .reidfid Dubgilla delbda | dín
mo debra mind ṅGaible, 193b52 .
Compds. ¤ chos forkof theleg,leg: gur amuis idir an dá gha-
30bhailchois ... é, ITS xxiv 126.30 . ¤ dub:Ingen Chonmaír ...
inna gorm-daíl gobul-duib`that dark-forked terror,' Met.
Dinds. iv 26.5 . ¤ fada long-shanked: Aed G., Laud 610,f. 39e .
¤ fine branching`fine' :senathuir senathur is esidhe athuir
na gabal-fhine, O'C. 361 ( H.3.18,p. 201 ). ¤ gicce apronged
35 pole(?) :(of Conaire's swineherds)tri gabulgici úasaib hi toíb
fraiged, LU 7585 ( BDD 112 ). (of the Dagda)gabol gicca
rothach (sic leg.;gicc aroth, MS)feidm ochtair ina diaid,
RC xii 86 § 93 . ¤ gorm:coic eich ... gabalguirm` grey-riding ,'
Fen. 368.8 .Cf. BB 275b11 ¤ lorc a forked or pronged pole
40or shaft:
gabollórg íairn (sic leg.) inna láim, LU 6825
( BDD 38 ). RC xliii 78 § 78 .briugu, filed, ┐ fer do-airgair
a bith-erchuiliud; are sruithiu di-suidib a ngobol-lorgga
olldate a n-airm` supporting-staves ,' Laws v 420.11 ;
` walking-sticks ,' 17 gloss.tri .l. gabal-lorg ina lámaib(of a
45`brugaid' and his retinue), Acall. 2442 . ¤ rind a pair of
compasses: acircino.i. o gabulrind, Thr. Ir. Gl. p. 9 (= Corm.
Y 210 ).rosmathig ... cathir coir fa gabulrind(=aedificavit
per gyrum, 2 Reg. 5.9 ), SR 6664 (= LB 130a56 ).fo treith
gabail-rindedh (-dech ?) a fork-pointed trident (?), O'C. 573
50( H. 3.18,286 ; see2 gabair,supra). ¤ ṡliasait groin(?) : con-
beicidís as a broind ... rodusmhuch fo gabalsliasaid, BB
257b33 . ¤ ṡreng aplumb-line: Ni heasbhaidh don bhláith
bháirrṡlim | ríaghail ghrinn nó gabhailṡreing, Essays and
Studies (Ridgeway),p. 6 .

55 gác xseegág.

gach xseecech.

gád n o,m. g s. gáid,gáda, IGT Decl. § 38 . danger,stress,need:
gádh .i. gabhadh, Eg. Gl. 390 ; O'Cl. is gad mor ic lucht in
choblaig, Aen. 1270 .budh iomdha gādh is grethlach, ZCP
60 xiv 257.9 .bat dín ar gád 's ar guba, Met. Dinds. iii 96.9 .
robeo ar gach ngādh | ar sgāth dernonn Dē, Ériu iv 238 § 18 .
ní fhagdais gád na imesarcain, ALC i. 284.16 .ferann sáer
gan gádh rogabh, Ériu iv 73 n. 2 .Ba gresacht gaidh ┐
guasachta aca ann, viii 40.9 .a sciath a ló gáidh nir' gheis,
65 Acall. 864 .ba greit gáid`he was a champion at need,' Met.
Dinds. ii. 64.15 .Cf. O'Cl. (s.v. greit) and Hermathena xiv 473 .
A phosd gáidh chagaidh`O prop of battle,' Ériu ix 10.115 .
gan bhūain eachta do ghort ghāidh, IGT Decl. ex. 1545 .
?an geantoirghlés gádh (: trom-ár), 23 L 22,421 ( Mann.
70and Cust. iii 224 n . where the ref. is misprinted. The text
is untrustworthy,cf. Duan F. i 44.1 ).
Compd. ¤ mian:ba sír-mín gairbe in gád-méin`the
violence of the imperious need
,' Met. Dinds. ii 46.20 .

gadaide xseegataige.

75 gádamail adj(gád)i perilous,dire: o curadaib clisde ... ┐ o greidib
gadhamla gaisgid, Celt. Rev. ii 110.11 .do coraighhedh ...
grinne gasda gadhamail gormlann, Caithr. CC. § 11 ;cf. ina
ngrinnib ... gadamla, BB 244a35 (=gadúmla, LB 123b35 ).
la treib gadamail Gad, 244b42 .

80 gadán n o,m. sound,noise, avoice(?) : no choidelduis ...
laeich letairthe ... risin ngadan nglésta nguithbinn do
chanadh in fer, Acall. 1702 (=ngothan, Fr.; `leg. gothán,'
W.S.).fregruid na heoin í co ndénaid gadáin gniomhacha
ghuthbhinne, ITS v 134.33 .gadáin ghríos-ghorta ... do
85chaoraibh ... teineadh, TSh. 6631.

gadar n o,m.earliergagar(ONgagarr, see Marstr., Bidrag
112 , 158 ).n s. gaghar, Rawl. B 506 f. 29b .gadhar, IGT
Decl. § 17 .n p. gagair, LL 1769 n .a p. gagru, 333c9 . a
hunting-dog, abeagle :milcú .i. gadhar, O'Dav. 1248 , but
cf. Fiachra i richt milchon, Ailill a ndeilb gadair ┐ Feargus
a ndeilb madaid, RC xxiv 174.7 .in milchu no gumadh hé in
gaghar, O'D. 2300 ( Rawl. B. 506 f. 29b ).comdire a gadar ┐ a
5milcu, O'C. 2143 ( Eg. 88,f. 2 (3)c ).milchoin innti is gadhair,
Acall. 344 .bid gadhar tafaind ... Ailill, RC xxiv 176.3 .coin
taffaind .i. gagair, LL 1769 n .coin ic letrad, gadhair ic
tafunn, Lism.L. 3655. BNnÉ 197.2 .sechtmad n-eneclainni
do cach ina gadhar, O'Dav. 1248 .guth gadair ┐ fiad roime,
10 SG 40.19 .nir bo engach(einech, Lism.)ḟírgadhair, Acall.
6418 .duísgit na gadhair míl, Cóir Anm. 214 .gadair garga,
Acall. 344 n .cuanart gadar, 1947 .gotha gadar, SG 64.39 .
re gáir ghadhar, TD 34.24 .Fland Roí, is hé rogreiss na
gagru asa charput co ro ralad a comarbus Patraic, LL
15 333c9 ( ZCP viii 320.23 ).Cf. Trip. ii 544.8 ( LL 42d8 ).Fig.
an gadhar saothair se .i. an bás, TSh. 592.