laca(ig)id

Cite this: eDIL s.v. laca(ig)id or dil.ie/29257

Forms: lacad

v (lac)

(a) Trans. weakens: ro lagaig (rolacgaig, Eg.) Pátraic in mallachtain, Trip.² 1667 . scél ná lacaid logud `that oblivion wastes not', Met. Dinds iv 216.78 . ro lacc ┐ ro leon ┐ ro leadair, St. Ercuil 472 . céim fa lagfaidhe ar luaighill, DDána 104.1 . do laguighis thú dom láidrioghadh, Mac Aingil 616 . lagaighidh (an peaca) an t-anam, Parrth. Anma 3358 . do laguidh na cineadhacha, Is. xiv 12 . do lag cách mo chadhasa, Misc. Celt. Soc. 328.19 . Of bonds, reins etc. slackens: rolagait na slabraid, CCath. 2661 . co rala- gaigset a cengail, TTebe 214 . ro lacsat na marcaigh a n-aradhna da n-echaibh `gave rein', CCath. 1273.

Med. loosens the bowels : tig an tart . . . tareis na purgoidi . . . nis tusca na lagas si, 23 P 10³, 43a9 . muchaid in fiabras, ┐ lagaid in medhon, Rosa Ang. 30 § 10 . sinnsir ┐ caisi . . . lagaid siad co maith, 114.24 . le neithibh lagus ┐ folmuiges adbur na heslainti. 148.15 . dona leigheasaibh lagus ag fásgadh, O'Gr. Cat. 176.16.

(b) Intrans. grows weak, feeble . Usually of feelings, courage etc.: do lacc mo spirut, Laud 610 fo. 23b (Plummer MS. notes). cia dib no laccadh a fe[i]dm catha, CCath. 5975 . ní lacc celg dá cnuas treachery enjoys a rich booty, Caithr. Thoirdh. 18.16 (or adj. lac?). d'eag(h)la go laigeochadh croidhe a dhearbhraithreach, Deut. xx 8.

Cf. nír fír lagaigh fích na b-fer, Misc. Celt. Soc. 364.5 .

Vn. lacad.