IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
tionlacan, m. (gs. as s. -ain, as vn. -ctha; npl. -ain, gpl. ~). 1. vn. of tionlaic. 2. (a) Accompaniment, escort. Bhí ~ mór leis, (i) there was a large number of people to see him off, (ii) there was a large attendance at his funeral. ~ na n-óinseach, people accompanying each other back and forth. S.a. pilibín 1. (b)Mil:Nau: Convoy. Seoladh faoi thionlacan, to sail in convoy. Long thionlacain, convoy ship. (c)Mus: Accompaniment.