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[cf. W gwefl, lip].

Name borne by several minor figures in early Irish literature. The best-known is the father of Bran mac Febail, the explorer in Imram Brain [The Voyage of Bran]; several commentators have suggested he may be identical with the eponym of Lough Foyle. Another was the father of Conn, a minor member of Fionn mac Cumhaill's Fianna.

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