3 lai

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n Legal appar. of offence of breaking stakes of a fence: hocht scripuill o urradh ína lulai, ┐ bo indlaegh . . . ina medontai l.¤, ┐ bo indlaeg o deoraidh ina cleith l.¤ , `small offence . . . middle offence . . . highest offence', Laws iv 152.y . 154.2 . But perh. merely forms of . Cf. lui .i. gega no gesca, O'Dav. 1159.

lái

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x see laíd.

láib

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x see láp.

? laíbennán

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grán gach leirgi um laíbheannán / ní deirgi mám mónannán, IGT Decl. ex. 926. Perh. compd. with second element bennán. N. loc.?

laibín

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n (based on Engl.) leaven: fermentum .i. l.¤ , 23 K 42, 438.12 . bheith slim 'na arán ghlan gan cumasg laibhín nó gabhála, TSh. 8910 . arán laibhín, Ex. xiii 3 . beagán laibhín, 1 Cor. v 6.

laibre

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x see labra.

laice

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Forms: loige, luige

n , f. (lac) also loige, luige slackness, weakness : o nach bfuair . . . laigi arna laechaibh ná tlás arna trénferaibh, CF² 69 . asbert gur bo tlás ┐ gur bo laicce dó, Cog. 65 n.3 . laicci echtar ciniuda `weakness of a stranger tribe', 64. 34 . lén ┐ laicce, BNnÉ 248.8 . muna airigthea laige 'na lonn- gnimaib MR 154.2 . fásaidh . . . gidh féile i laige even generosity shall wane, L.Cl.A. Buidhe 252.19 . i luige ┐ i n-anbhfuinne, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.31 . laige ┐ enirte, Hugh Roe² 92.6 . do chonnairc se (i.e. Dia) ar laigi(dh)-ne, Luc. Fid.² 3702 . iomchoruidh spiorad an duine a laige, Prov. xviii 14.

In phr. cen laici. With adjectival force stout, firm : can aige gan l.¤ , `the chief without slackness', Fél. 14.11 . fogail cen laicce, Met. Dinds iii 244.y . Mael Mór cen l.¤ , LL 15804. in tarba gan loigi, ZCP xii 386.1 . do leath-trom gan loige, Content. ii 29. Cf. perh. an fhior-tobar gan lagat (: fada), BNnÉ 143.27 . With advb. force firmly : co n-érbairt . . . / cen laici, Met. Dinds. iv 184.14 . go cúbhaidh, gan laige, gan leónadh, ML 46.22 . ro fuagrais cen laige, MR 172.17 . Cf. lace ┐ ladg .i. a lacte .i. o ass ar a time, O'Mulc. 775. See also láige.

laicert

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ind in cute et lacertis . . . .i. isin chroiceann ┐ isna lacertaib, 23 K 42, 268.9 .

laích

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x see láech.

laíches

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n f.(láech). See Thurn. Gramm. p. 164. (a) laywoman, married laywoman : gol for laiech nó laithes (leg. laíches), Ériu vii 170.7 . erglanad eclaise ó laechaib ┐ laiches[aib], O'Dav. 542 . etir laechu ┐ laecheasa, Anecd. ii 34.9 . cid óen a siball namá / mesa fri secht láic[h]esa `has been priced at seven lay-women', Fianaig. 14.z . amal file . . . deochair etir laechu ┐ clerchu, etir maccaillecha ┐ laichesa, RC xv 488.17 . daenogam: laechesa ar aicme bethi, Auraic. 5718. laiches .i. lóech ┐ feiss .i. dind feiss foass in loech lea, Thr. Ir. Gl. 26 ( Corm.Y 795 ). bachlaid, laichesa, Auraic. 6150.

More specifically wife of a warrior : laich ┐ laichesa, ┐ aes tuaithe adragar fri flaith, Laws iii 14.x . a láichessa . . . Ulad! (Sencha's call to wives of Ulster warriors), LU 8423 ( FB 29 ). Áth Cliath . . . / cía lóech cía lóiches rodmbrat `dame' (perh. female warrior), Met. Dinds. iii 100.3 . aés trúag, aes deoda dessa / athláich ┐ laichessa, SR 4386 . in cói chia mo láiches, PRIA xix 24.

? laichliu

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ind garbae adbae . . . / i n-agat lāichliu i llēss, Sits 1919 v 98 § 19 ( H. 3 18, 82b ). Perh. dimin. of lóeg, Meyer (or cf. láech?) ? leg. i n-agat laīch līu i lles 'where warriors drive floods (?) into the courtyard' Ériu lx 103 .