דִּיקוּלָא m. (דקל; v. דֶּקֶל) anything made of thin twigs or reeds (cmp. דְּקוּרָא); 1) basket of twisted osiers or reeds. Snh. 7ᵃ (prov.) היא ניימא וד׳ שפיל when she slumbers, the basket (upon her head) drops (laziness begets ruin). Meg. 7ᵇ (prov.) if a peasant become a king, ד׳ מצואריה וכ׳ the basket will never come down from his neck (he will always betray his low birth). Pes. 112ᵇ ריש תורא בד׳ וכ׳ even when the ox has his head in the fodder basket, &c. Ned. 51ᵃ.—Ḥull. 98ᵃ, v. next w.—Pl. דִּיקוּלֵי. B. Mets. 83ᵇ ד׳ ד׳ וכ׳ basketfuls of fat. Ab. Zar. 75ᵃ דקולי ed., v. חַלְתָּא.— *2) a shoe made of twisted reeds &c.—Pl. דִּיקוּלֵי. Yoma 78ᵇ בדיקו׳ Ar. (Ms. M. בדקולי, ed. בדיַבְלֵי, Var. in Mss. דכולי, דיקורי, v. Rabb. D. S. a. l.).