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TORTHAÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
eireaball, m. (gs. & npl. -aill, gpl. ~). Tail. 1. ~ ainmhí, éin, éisc, tail of animal, of bird, of fish. ~ gliomaigh, lobster’s flapper. ~ an mhíl mhóir, whale’s flukes. Madra ag croitheadh a eireabaill, a dog wagging his tail. Bhí a ~ ina ghabhal leis, he had his tail between his legs. Treabhadh sé as a ~ féin, let him fend for himself. S.a. eascann. 2. (Tail) end. ~ léine, cóta, tail of shirt, of coat. Bheith crochta as ~ duine, to hang on to s.o. Tá sé leat i d’~, it is trailing behind you. D’amharc sé orm le h~ a shúl, he looked at me out of the corners of his eyes. Eireabaill a fhágáil ar rud, to do an untidy job on sth. Bain na heireabaill de, cut the loose ends off it. D’ith sé siar go h~ é, he ate it to the very last pick. Tá sibh mar sin siar go h~, you are like that every one of you, to the very last person. Cuir siar chun eireabaill é, put it back towards the end. Líon eireabaill, tail-net. ~ an lae, an tslua, an cheatha, the tail end of the day, of the crowd, of the shower. S.a. ádh, cóta11. 3. ~ dreige, trail of meteor. S.a. réalta11. 4. Mus:~ (nóta), tail, stem (of note). 5. Bot:~ capaill, horsetail. ~ an mhadra rua, (clustered seeds of) dock. ~ cait, cat’s-tail, reed-mace.
ABAIRTÍ IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhí eireaball, sciorta, den ~ air, he was a bit lucky.
~ eireabaill, caudal artery.
3. ~ (eireabaill), bob(tail).
Madra ag déanamh ~ báisín i ndiaidh a eireabaill, a dog chasing its tail.
~ eireabaill, swallow-tail coat.
~ eireabaill, swallow-tail coat.
Tá an madra ag ~eadh a eireabaill, the dog is wagging his tail.
Lámh in earr eascainne, greim ar eireaball eascainne, a slippery hold; a precarious way of living.
Bhí a eireaball ina ghabhal leis, he had his tail between his legs.
Eireaball ~, short, clipped, tail.
Bhí brobh lena eireaball, there was a wisp clinging to his tail.
~ boird, eireabaill, inner, outer, net.
~ eireabaill, ‘tailworm’ (in cattle).
~ (an) eireabaill, ~ mhongach, ~ (na) scuaibe, comet.
Cuir ~ ar a eireaball! Drop a pinch of salt on its tail!
Eireaball a ~adh, to dock a tail.
1. ~ (eireabaill), stump (of tail).
Eireaball ~, sweeping tail.
~ d’eireaball, stump of a tail.
Caithfidh sé ~adh as a eireaball féin feasta, he must strike out for himself from now on.
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