leiges

Cite this: eDIL s.v. leiges or dil.ie/29783

n o, m. (líaig)

(a) art of the líaig, healing art: sui leighis Goidheal `physician', AU i 372.6 (an. 862). legi .i. doniat in leges, Laws v 90.26 Comm . galur gin frichnam leighis `without medical attention', ii 166.1 Comm . a cclann inghion do chur lé diadhacht, lé dlíghe, ┐ lé leighios, Párl. na mB. 647 .

(b) medical treatment : sergleghi fada . . . na dergleges teóra lá a long illness or three days' drastic treatment, TBC-LL¹ 4415 . teg legis no othrais, 1289 . lepaid . . . leighis, Acall. 7148 . do chuir Sior F. leighios ar (sic leg.) na daoinibh buailti, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 43.2 . rob gar leigheas dar leónadh, Studies 1921, 74 § 8 . ? losa brochain .i. do l.¤ , Laws v 488.10 Comm .

(c) cure, remedy , medicine, medicament : liaig rofocaill a l.¤ ┐ marbh e(e) . . . `a leech has declared that he is curable and [nevertheless] he died', BCrólige 11 gl.1 . créchta cen leges, LU 2425 . a coimeta leghis medicine containers, TBC-LL¹ 5509 . conid é in leges blegon sé fichet bó, Todd Nenn. lxxiv 10 . slainte nem-aidilcnech o legessaib, Alex. 844. medicina Dei .i. leges Dé, PH 6262 . na leighis do berar a substaint daingin, Gault. 99 . leigheas dileagtach a digestive, 63 . leighis cnedsaighti ┐ leighis fasda feola, 18 . an tan tinnsgnas an leigheas oibriugadh, 99 . do leith an leighis aenda ┐ . . . do leith an leighis comsuigigthi, 19 . cré na n-asbal . . . / maith an leigheas í ar an ainbhios, DDána 15.3 . na leighis is toil leis [an liaigh] do chur ribh (medicamenta), TSh. 8216 . leigheas . . . i n-aghaidh chraois, 371 .

(d) As vn. act of treating, curing, healing : airiut betit oca leghius `under cure', Laws ii 68.13 Comm . ceathraimhthi aithghena in ruip ara leighes, O'D. 2416 ( Rawl. 506, fo. 53 ). gidbe dib is lúga curub ed bes and do liaig ara legis, O'D. 1655 ( H 5.15, p. 22 ). inata leigis na rob, ibid. dogentar liumm do leigheass, IT i 125.4 ( TE 10 ). co fagbad liaig da leges, LU 3555 ( SCC 29 ). co ndernad a leges i mMaig Bréngair, LU 7980 ( BDD 164 ). smirammair . . . do ícc ┐ do leigess Chethirn, TBC-LL¹ 4421 . dáig ni gonad Cuchulaind nech ara térnád co m-beth cuit dó féin na legis, 2414 (i.e. no one whom he wounded would recover until he himself took a hand in treating him). ni beoda a dula cen geiss, / ma tá air-sium dluig legis, TFerbe 574 . an ccein baoí lámh Núadhat gá leighes, Leb. Gab.(i) 164.15 . ca múr . . . i ndingínter leighes ar láechraidi, CCath. 605 . dentar a leighis ┐ a lessugud co maith, Acall. 7141. an agum-sa gud leigus ┐ do cabur do crecht, ZCP vi 37.12 . iar leicches dall, ┐ loscc, BNnÉ 273 § 248 . sluagad la Magnus . . . dar es a legis `after he was cured', Ann. Conn. 1288.6 . ro chuir gach aon do bhí inleighis go háit a leighiste, Oss. iii 162.2 . do ním leigheas aniu, Luke xiii 32 .

Fig. Of delivering from sin, misfortune, etc.: bá liaig ic legius cháich, Lib. Hymn. i 176. 458 (ACC Comm.). teora hernaile do legius cech pheccaid in duine .i. martra ┐ baithes ┐ aithrige, PH 6428 . rohindisidh antí da tiucfad a leighes (of deliverance from famine), Ériu iii 154.31 .