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(Brit) a variant spelling (used in the building industry) for sill (sense 1), sill (sense 2), sill (sense 3), sill (sense 4)
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  • And Lairgnen sent messengers after her to bring her back, and they did not overtake her till she was at cill Dun.

    Gods and Fighting Men Lady I. A. Gregory
  • Ataid na Psalma taitneamhach, tarbhach: beag nach mion-fhlaitheas ln dainglibh, cill fhonnmhar le ceol naomhtha.

    Elements of Gaelic Grammar Alexander Stewart
  • For it is said that after he founded this church, he crossed the river and came to cill Cluana, and built a church there also.

  • There is never a year from that to this that there does not be a meeting in cill Chuimin, for that is the place where the well is.

Word Origin and History for cill

alternative spelling of sill.

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