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Definition of Ceili
1. ceilidh [n -S] - See also: ceilidh
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceili
Literary usage of Ceili
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"... Filippo, Italian litterateur ; 1326 B. Cal, f rancesco, Italian poet ; 15th cent. UK и. ceili, bishop of Ardagh ; 1048 c. Celer, consul of Rome ; 608 H. ..."
2. Historical Essays in Connexion with the Land, the Church, &c. by Eben William Robertson (1872)
"Saer ceili aod Daer ceili, 143, 157. Saiga, the Bavarian, 61, 73. Saltus, the Roman, 120, ... Stock-tenure of the Saer ceili ami Daer ceili in Ireland, 143. ..."
3. History of the Land Tenures and Land Classes of Ireland: With an Account of by George Sigerson (1871)
"All ceili, whether free or base, had certain definite rights in the territory ... Below the Saer ceili and Daer ceili were the three classes mentioned above ..."
4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1881)
"... regained for them this forfeited right The tenants upon the remainder of the landed estates were of two kinds, called Sasr ceili and Daer ceili, ..."