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Teyrndlws-A jewel, or part of the regalia. The ancient

teyrndlysau of Wales, among which were the croes naid, adorned with gold and silver and precious stones, and the crown of King Arthur, were, after the defeat of Dafydd ab Gruffydd, conveyed by Edward I. with magnificent pomp to Westminster Abbey.

6. Et sic Wallensium gloria ad Anglicos, licet invite, est trans

lata."-Annal. Waverl. Matth. Westm. TeYRNWIALEN—A sceptre. Tindais—A petticoat. Tlws—A jewel. TORCH-A torques; a collar; a wreath. The nobility

and great commanders among the ancient Britons wore golden tyrch about their necks, as did also their neighbours in Gaul. Tacitus mentions the tyrch among the British spoils exhibited at Rome with the noble captive Caractacus; and Dion Cassius, in his description of Boadicea, tells us, “she wore a large golden torques,” &c.— Hist. Rom., 1. 62. Frequent allusion is made to the torch by the bards of the sixth century; and even as late as the close of the twelfth century we meet with a lord of Iâl wearing the golden chain, and

hence denominated Llewelyn aurdorchog. Toron—A mantle, or cloak. TORYN—A mantle; a cope; or sacerdotal vesture.

“I will not be a carrying toryn, nor pluvial cap."- Adage. Trws-A covering garment; a trouse, dress, or habili

ment. TRYFER—A forked spear, or harpoon. “And the tryfer of battle and tumult.”—Iolo Goch.

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TUDDED-A covering.

“The groom of the chamber is entitled to all the old clothes of the king, except his Lenten tudded.- Welsh Laws. TUDDEDYN—A covering.

Every town-wrought tuddedyn, its value is twenty-four pence; every home-spun tuddedyn, eightpence.”-Welsh Laws. TUL-A shroud. Tuli-Id. Twli-Buckram; stiff cloth. Twyg—A garment; a toga. Merddin seems to refer it to the monks in the following lines :

I will not receive the communion from accursed monks,
With their twygau on their knees,

May I be communicated by God Himself.”
TYTMwY-A loop; a clasp; a buckle.
Derbyniad pen cengl, modrwy yn


wregys." -J. Davies, D.D., 1630.

“ It was a tytmwy on a gap,
The string of the wood, across a dingle,

Strong was the briar.”—D. ab Gwilym.
TYWEI.-A cloth; a towel.

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YSGARLAD-Scarlet. See Sindal.
Ysgin—A robe made of skin with the fur on; a pelisse.

Rhita Gawr, who lived beyond the historical era of the Britons, is said to have made for himself an ysgin from the beards of the princes that he reduced to the rank of

shaved ones, or slaves, on account of their oppression. --Triad 54. Third Series. G. ab Arthur.

The legal worth of an ysgin belonging to the king was one pound; also to the queen one pound ; if it belonged to a freeholder or his wife, 120 pence.Myv. Arch., iii., 424. It was thus a very expensive article

of dress. YsginawR-A robe. Llywelyn Prydydd y Moch describes Llywelyn ab Iorwerth as invested with

“ An ample ysginawr

Of scarlet, the hue of the gleaming of flames.” YsgwyD–A shield; a target. The early bards make

frequent use of this word in their description of heroes and battles. Urien Rheged had a gold ysgwyd.

“Aur ysgwyd ar ysgwydd Urien.”—Ll. Hen. YSGWYDAWR—A shield ; a target.

“ Have I not been presented by Rhun the magnificent,
With a hundred swarms, and a hundred ysgwydawr ?

Ll. Hen. YSGWYDRWY—The rim of a shield.


“My wreath is of ruddy gem,

Gold my ysgwydrwy.Taliesin. YSGWYDDLIAN-A shoulder scarf; an ephod. YSGWYDDWISG-Id. YSNODEN—A fillet, band, riband or lace; a head-band ;

a hair lace. Ysnoden gorni, rhwymyn, a swaddling band.

“I saw a man in the prime of life, with his beard newly shorn, clad in a robe and a mantle of yellow satin, and round the top of his mantle was an ysnoden of gold lace.”Lady of the Fountain.

YSNODENIG--A bandlet.
Yspar-A spear, or pike.

“O Graid, son of Hoewgi,
With thy ysperi
Thou causest an effusion of blood.”—Gododin.

YSPARDUN—A spur. According to Hywel Dda's Laws, the head

groom of the palace was entitled to the king's old yspardunau. In the same Code also yspardunau of gold' are valued at fourpence; of silver, at two

pence; of tin or brass, at one penny. YSPICELL--A dart. Ystola-A scarf; an ephod; a wrapper; a loose gown;

a stole.

They beheld a young man sitting on the right side, being clad in a shining ystola.”—W. Salisbury. YSTRAIG -- A buckle.

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