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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
caipín, m. (gs. ~, pl. ). 1. Cap. ~ píce, peak cap. ~ glúine, knee-cap. ~ cogaidh, (rush) helmet. ~ súile, eyelid. ~ sonais, caul. ~ (mullaigh), top covering (on haycock, etc.). An ~ (mullaigh) a chur ar rud, to cap, crown, sth. 2. ~ clóca, hood of cloak. 3. Crest (of wave). Tá an fharraige ag caitheamh ~í, the sea is foamcrested. 4. Top. An ~ a bhaint d’ubh, to take the top off an egg. 5. Sm.a: ~ buailte, percussion cap. 6. Orn: ~ dubh, blackcap. ~ dearg, redcap. S.a. donncha 2.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhí an t-~ dearg air; bhí an t-~ ina rith air, ina chaipín, he was extremely lucky.
~ caipín, peak of cap.
~ caipín, peak of cap.
~ caipín, cochallach, hooded cloak.
~ caipín, ear-flap.
~ caipín, lug of cap.
Caipín ~, cap with ear-flaps.
~ an chaipín, cock stonechat.
~ ceanndubh, ~ an chaipín, black-headed gull.
~ a chur ar hata, ar chaipín; hata, caipín, a chur ar ~, to tilt, cock, a hat, a cap.
Caipín forbhuailte, percussion cap.
Tá do chaipín róphíceáilte, you have your cap tilted too high.
Tá gob an phocáin ar a caipín aici, she is fond of gallivanting.
~ an chaipín deirg, an ghamhna bhuí, mhadra na n-ocht gcos; ~ ó Shamhain go Bealtaine, long-drawn-out story, rambling tale.
~ caipín, eiteach, sciathánach, cap-, wing-, thumb-, screw.
~ caipín, peak of cap.
~ caipín, peak of (woman’s) cap.
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