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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cailc1, f. (gs. ~e, pl. ~eanna). 1. Chalk. 2. Pipeclay. 3. Chalked mark, limit. Dul thar ~ (le rud), to overstep the mark. Cuir ~ leat féin, check, control, yourself. Bhí an bád ag imeacht as ~, the boat was going out of control. Cuirfidh mise ~ air, I’ll put a stop to him. Scilling an chailc, (in card-playing, etc.) a shilling is the limit. 4. (gs. as attrib.a.) Chalk-white. Déad ~e, white teeth. S.a. lus.
cailc3 : calc1.
cailc-2, pref. Calc(i)-
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ cailce, bréige, pearly, false, teeth.
~ cailce, gypsophila.
Rinne sé ~ le cailc air, he marked it with chalk.
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