On Mon, 12 Jan 1998, Rod McDonald wrote:
> docelat e/itchi = (which) hide ugliness
> docelat = they conceal, from "do-ceil"
> e/(i)tchi = acc. sing. of "e/tche"
> Can docelat have the sense of remove or negate?
The DIL translates the verb "do-ceil" as "conceals" in most
instances, but also gives "denies, refuses" as a less common
meaning. Modern Irish "ceil" continues to embody both these