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giolla


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ModIr. word for (a) youth, (b) page, gilly, manservant; cf. OIr. gilla. With an epithet this describes a specific servant in a story, e.g. Giolla Deacair or Giolla Dacker: see TÓRAIGHEACHT AN GHIOLLA DHEACAIR [The Pursuit of the Hard Gilly / Difficult Servant].

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