cail

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See also: càil and cáil

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish cagiíum ‎(enclosure), from Proto-Celtic *kagyom ‎(pen, enclosure) (compare Welsh cae ‎(hedge)).

Noun[edit]

cail m ‎(oblique plural cauz or cailz, nominative singular cauz or cailz, nominative plural cail)

  1. quay; wharf

Descendants[edit]

  • English: quay (borrowed)
  • French: quai
  • Irish: (borrowed)