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75 6 ol defectivevb. says,said,quoth.When folld. by a pron. as
subj. the formsol-se,-sí,-siat(O.Ir.-seat) are used (in Mid.Ir.
occas.é,íat); thesprob. belongs to the vb. and may represent
an orig.3 s. pret.ending which owing to the stronger stress
of the pron. became associated with it; see Ped. ii 141. In
80common use throughout the O.Ir. and a great part of the
Mid.Ir. period. In Ml. Glosses the rival formarappears
( Ml. 44b10 , c20 ); in Mid.Ir.ar(or,for,bar) are used side by side
withol(which is fairly common in CCath., rare in Acall.); in
Mod.Ir.aralone survives.
85Speltal, ZCP iii 234.3 , 252.4 , 254.6 ;all, TBC 5322 , IT i
144.15 ;oll, ib. 24 .oul, ZCP i 250.5 ( Marco P. 8 ).
Used like Lat.inquitin direct oration and always paren-
thetical, generally after the opening words of the speech
reported, in 3d pers. sing. or pl. (exceptionally with 1 s. pron.)
and with force of present or past. In Glosses often used to
5refer to the speaker of words reported in the Lat. text. Often
tautological, preceded by a vb. of saying introducing the
quotation; occas. folld. byFRI. An analogicalpl.formation
oldat(oldait,olt) occurs in Mid.Ir.
(1 s.)`maith em' ols me friss, Aisl. MC 71.17 .
10(3 s.) with pron.:`cip cruth tra' olse, Wb. 12d24 .`bid fír
aem' olsesom, Ml. 137b7 ,cf. 32a5 , 58a11 .`nom-deithidnigther-
sa . . .' olsem fria muntair, 29b7 .`madgenatar' olsi, 90b12 .
`atconnarc ém' ol se `aislingi', LU 3331 ( SC 12 ).`tair issin
tech, a B.' all se fris, IT i 144.15 .is iarum asbert-som `is
15deithbir' ol se, Mon. Tall. 60. illa dixit`anda lim' ol sisi, 61 .
`ainfait-se' ol suide, Laws i 250.22 .`Cisse conair deloud-sai?'
al side . . . `Ni ansa' ol soide, ZCP iii 234.3 , 4 =ol si . . . ol se,
LU 10244 , 10245 .`Dess imríadam dúib' or si. `Slán imreisc
dúibsi' ol eseom, LU 10240. ol sé, CCath. 540. ol seisium,
20 4083 .ol sí, 4126 . With subst.:`anatammresa' ol Dia, Ml.
31c14 .`indaárben uáinn' ol Duaid, Thes. i 4.31 (Southampton
Ps.).`is sochrudiu láam oldó-sa' ol coss, Wb. 12a21 .ól Ísu
són(referring to words of text), 6c30 ,cf. Ml. 46b27 , 56c14 .
`primus psalmus' ol Beid `titulum non habet', Hib. Min.
25 11.369 .`is olc do menma' ol C. fria, SC 6 ( LU 3268 ).`cia log'
ol in nathir `ardomta-sa?' LB 110b29 ( MacCarthy 50.23 ) =
ar in n., SR 1166. `denaidh eirge' ol Cesair, CCath. 5167.
Acall. 2344.
pl.with pron.:`in medio' olseat-som, Sg. 201b11 ,cf. Ml.
30 19d2 , 31b14 .`cristaige' ol siat `ros-dermait hi', PH 202. `a
Ísa' oul siat, Marco P. 8. `coichu thussu?' ol iat, LU 3328
( SC 12 ). PH 755. With subst.:`guidmit-ne tusa' ol na démnu,
PH 759. `is fāid guach in t-Issa' ol na geinti, Marco P. 8. `ni
dideman om' oldat in fir, FB 75. oldat na flathe, Laws i
3518.18 .oldaid fir Erenn, H. 3.18 p. 358 ( O'C. 757 ).`maith
didu' olt ecnaidi na nEbra, Ériu ii 104 § 14.
Preceding the words quoted:ol Patraéc:a Brigit, a noeb-
challech, MacCarthy 20.12 (introducing a poem).
In future sense:issed atbéra . . . `Inné corp ind náoimh-so
40occat?' ol sé he will say, BNnÉ 94.11 , ib. 14 , 16 .

7 ol n acoil,twist ?focheird ind escongon tri ol (.i. tri curu) im
cossa Con Culaind, LU 6198 = TBC2 1713. Cf. fogal .i. fo
hol .i. fo ḟolach, Corm. p. 20. `Cid as āillim síon slēbi?' ol F.
`Ol tangnai' ol in ingen' .i. ul fri mebl-; in tan is āil dō feall
45fort, ass and as dech a gne frit', ZCP xiii 272.10 (where
Thurneysen compares:ol .i. ocas, O'Dav. 1327 and suggests
the meaning `a treacherous neighbour or kinsman'; or taking
asól`the drink of a traitor').

8 ol (? ól) n part of a weaver's beam?nin garmna .i. ginol .i. ol
50ginach na garmna, Fél.2 p. lxvi , gl. on Mar. 31.

9 ol? adj a m̅c̅ Conleamna . . . a ol ordlach d'airgetlaib, IT iii 69
§ 12 = MacCarthy 124.20 (` great ' as if =oll).

1 ól n oandu,m.(orig.neut.? see2 ól) orig. disyll.,cf. óol fíno
oíngrindi, Im. Brain 13 (7 syll.);d'oöl huile do Chaeḯn, SR
55 1944 . In Glosses only ind s. óul, Ml. 94c12 , 118c9 , 129d14 .
ól m.,g s. óil,óla, IGT Dec. § 38.10 .
The act ofdrinking : used asvn.ofibid`drinks'.deug mór
du óul, Ml. 94c12 .it mathi inna ganema oc óul ind lenda
imbibing (absorbing) water, 129d14 .is geis dúib . . . ól nó
60longud nó chotlud, FB 26 ( LU 8387 ).is e ro bo mo ool do
lind ro bae inn[a] aimsir who drank most liquor, Rawl. 147a19 .
ro mbiad mór fina do ól, SC 11. di óul meda, ZCP xii 237.4
( B. in Scáil 57 ).cách 'ca hól-si dara hor drinking of her(a
river)along her bank, Met. Dinds. iii 180.179 .conḟacca si in
65fiach oc ól na fola, IT i 71.16 .g s. tec[h]t ar cend usci oóil ┐
innalta water for drinking and washing, TBC 1555. ro-íta oil,
Aisl. MC 125.13 .ri tindenus ola inn usci, TTebe 1799 .
Esp. drinking strong liquor,carousing :bátar Ulaid oc ól i
taig Fh., IT i 67.2 .bith oc ol tria bitha sír, ZCP viii 108.17 .
70 iar trummi óil, FB 17 ( LU 8224 ).i n-am óil(i.e. at banquets),
BNnÉ 260.3 .dúana da siorghabail 'na grianan in n-am ólae,
ZCP xiii 18.10 .tar éis óla no aonaigh, ML 90.10 .tech n-óil
a banqueting-hall, CRR 11. teach óla, TSh. 10341. clann
Ébha a n-áointigh óla, IGT Dec. ex. 1051. inad ola`drinking-
75seat
' (of a chief at the festival of Tara), BR 6.17 .éc Ennai 'na
imdaid óil, LL 33a54 .ól fleide to partake of a feast:mani
thísat do ól mo flede, FB 6 ,cf. TBC 986 , 1029 .cen fleda d'ól,
PH 8127. ic ól fesi Temrach, IT iii 185 § 2. v s. a ol iar n-
ítaidh! drinking in excess of thirst(i.e.swiller, toper, of a
80person), IT iii 91 § 127 = Bruchst. i § 60 .
Adraught(ration,amount consumed) ofliquor: int ól no
ibed Mugaeth, ZCP viii 302.25 .tri chét ól isind ól-sin`three
hundred draughts there were in that vessel
' (?in that draught,
ration
), Met. Dinds. i 32.67 .Cf. 2 ól.
85By extension:do chíghe d'ól to suck, Dán Dé xv 7. ól an
chuirp-se(of the Sacrament), xviii 4 .
As allegor.npr. m.:Ól(name of a harper), BDD 119.
Compds. ¤ tech abanqueting-hall :i n-oiltigh ┐ i n-oireachtas,
FM v 1788.2 . ¤ togairm:ag óltoghairm a milis-deoch
(=propinans dulcia), TSh. 8341. See also follg.