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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
foghail1, f. (gs. -ghla, pl. -ghlacha).1. (Act of) plundering, pillaging; depredation, trespass. (a)~ a dhéanamh ar áit, to plunder a place; to cause wanton destruction to a place. Rinneadh ~ ar an teach, the house was pillaged. Dhéanfaidís ~ ar an arbhar, they would ravage the corn. Tá siad san fhoghail ar na barra, they are trespassing on the crops. Jur:~ ar thalamh, ar earraí, ar an bpearsa, trespass to lands, to goods, to the person. ~ chorráin, reaping of unripe corn, etc. Lucht foghla, marauders, plunderers. Prov:Bíonn cluas bhodhar ag fear na foghla, a culprit turns a deaf ear to accusation. Prov:Fál ar an ngort tar éis na foghla, locking the stable door after the horse has been stolen. S.a. beir 5. (b)Fig:Is beag d’fhoghail ar an mbia, you haven’t taken much of the food. Tá sé thar m’fhoghail, it is more than I can do. 2. Spoils. An fhoghail a bhreith leat, to carry off the spoils. 3. Scene of destruction. Tá an gairdín ina fhoghail acu, they have destroyed the garden. (Var:gs. ~e, pl. ~eanna)
foghail2 :foghal1.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Foghail agus ~, plunder and rapine.
~ an dorais i ndiaidh na foghla, locking the stable door after the horse has been stolen.
Is é an ~ (ar an ngort) tar éis na foghla é, it is a case of locking the stable door after the horse has been stolen.
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