1 lecad

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Forms: leagadh

u, m. vn. of 1 lecaid. leagadh (na cnó), IGT Verbs § 80.

(a) act of lowering, letting down : a leagadh trāth nōna as an ccroich do . . . Ioseph, ┐ Nicodemus, Parrth. Anma² 1455 . an long ag lecadh a seoil, ZCP xi 130.19 ( BCC 246 ). muna bheith legadh na seōltae bātor a gconntabairt, Fl. Earls 12.29 . Cf. mar tháinig i dtalamh Éireann / Uilliam Congcar . . . / do bhí amhdháigh as a eachtra / an rí ar bhfaghbháil leagtha leis after he had landed(?), Aithd.D. 38.21 (`as he found himself abandoned'). Cf. also lecaid II. In fig. context: leagadh seóil, sníomh intinne depression, dejection , L. Cl. A. Buidhe 211.14 .

(b) act of subduing : a thoil gá leagadh féin faoi `His will submitting herself to him', PBocht 27.14 . cuímhnig an sparruinn do leaga lé caoineas béas, Párl. na mB. 1435 .

(c) Implying the use of violence, throwing (to the ground), overthrowing: co tarrla leagad dó, Comp. Con C. 110.18 . triallaid a legad 'mo chloidimh `to fall upon his sword', Aen. 2604 . na comlada do leagadh fó cosaib, Celt. Rev. iv 12.3 . aga imthecht go reith gin legad gin leonadh, Aisl. Tund. 98 § 2 . do eiridh Conán slán de / on leagadh ar a raibhe `from the spot where he had been thrown down', Duan. Finn ii 246 § 21 . doiligh liom-sa a leagadh leo (of Our Lord on the Cross overthrown by the sins of men), Dán Dé xxvi 28 . leagadh i n-a líon, PBocht 5.51 . oilbhéim nó tuiseal dá leagadh, TSh. 10464 . caislén cille móire do leaccadh lá Cathal, FM iii 242.1 . each Aodha do lot, e fein do leaccadh, ┐ a marbhadh iaramh, iv 760.4 . leagadh i mbeol aonaigh é a notable fall, DDána 26.9 (= IGT Verbs ex. 707 ). cumus tárthála ┐ leagtha, 2 Chron. xxv 8 . thig . . . áirdspiorad roimhe an leagadh `before a fall', Prov. xvi 18 . an té thógbhas a thigh go hárd is leaga d'iarann sé (ruinam), Párl. na mB. 1059 .

(d) Fig. downfall, ruin : tuitim Shéamais . . . / i gcrích Ṡacsan is leagadh dom shórd-sa calamity, Keat. Poems 138. do eiseirghi daine imdai ┐ do legad daine imda, YBL 148b37 . do leagadh a-dir gach dream `thy ruin everyone foretells', DDána 50.21 (tr. Ir. Monthly 1930, 263 § 21 ).

(e) act of placing, setting; position : leagadh mo shúil, ZCP v 219.553 (Midn. Court). déad is deise leagadh i n-árus a cinn, ITS xvii 109.8 .

Obscure: rama fri clais, screpall a fíu ┐ a leagad aen feacht; . . . bíail fri duir-ime, .i. a leagadh fa di, go ra fíu screpall; figba fri felmag, no fris in n-aile, screpall a fíu, ┐ a leagad fa dí, no sithaile no beoleagadh, Laws iv 130.17 ff. Comm . (`melted').

2 lecad

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1 lecaid

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Forms: lecad, lectha

v (ON leggya, Greene, Celtica iv 45 )

(a) lays out, sets, places; lowers, lets down; extends, stretches : curaid . . . se traigid .l. legtair i fot cacha delba dib, Ériu ii 128 § 98 (Tenga Bithnua). ata . . . muir legthair [is]in fairgi deis indsi E. `is set', 112 § 35. legtair asna nimib .ix. ngaetha, § 33. leagar libsi . . . ichtara bar n-eirriud, MR 176.y . leagur lais . . . / sleagh glas re hais n-ursann, IGT Decl. ex. 474 . le dubhadh eagla mon-uar / don chur-so ní leagar lámh arms (raised in lamentation) are not lowered(?), DDána 79.15 . innstruimint . . . le legfadais he (of the descent from the Cross), Smaointe B. Chr. 4298 . seach ar leagadh riamh i gcré, Keat. Poems 611 . do leaccadar é le hiomarcaidh lūthghára lifted him down (from the ass), Beatha S.F. 2659 . leag mo bhata ar aghaidh an leinimh, 2 Kings iv 29 .

(b) Of lowering sail, etc.: do leagad leision a sheóil / a bportaibh díleann, Duan. Finn ii 222 § 6 . mar leagar bréid longa ar loch, DDána 91.53 = IGT Decl. ex. 2131. Fig. seol an chogaidh leagthair leo, PBocht 10.21 . leag seol do mhéada meanma abate, 21.2 . leagfaidh seólta a thoile, TSh. 877. Cf. lecait uadib hi tír, LL 287a2 .

(c) l.¤ láim ar inflicts (chastisement, etc.) on: go leaga láimh ar fhear mh'agra, PBocht 18.34 . do leag Dia a lámh air leith re heasláinte . . . do chur ar a chorp, Beatha S.F. 153 .

For the phrase l.¤ uille ar see s.v. uilen.

(d) Implying the use of violence, throws to the ground, overthrows, prostrates, lays low: cid fa lecai na clocha / a Muirchertaig, RC xxiii 414.1 . leagais Laogh Idh, ┐ easonoraighis co mor é, TBC 3897 (Stowe). cuiris cloich . . . ina thaphaill gur leag ocht n-eona dib, p. 163 n.5 . gor' leagsat in rīghbili, ZCP v 22 § 13 . mór mbarr bentur don chruine / lecthar crann le casnaighe, IGT Decl. ex. 85. do lec se caislen Atha Angaili `razed', Ann. Conn. 1270.8 . go ro leccadh, ┐ coro láinbhrisedh an baile leó go talmhuin, FM vi 2312.2 . a ghnúis Dé . . . / cur riot do leag Lúisifear was the downfall of, DDána 60.38 . co ro leac dia eoch he unhorsed him, ZCP iv 383.4 . sul do leagadh an teagh ar chách dá marbhadh, TSh. 5661 . leagaidh iomad toir- theamhlachta an gort (segetem nimia sternit ubertas), 6992 . ro leagadh an barūn isin ffiaprus, Fl. Earls 238.17 .

Vn. lecad, part. lectha.

2 lecaid

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lecán

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n [o, m.] (dimin. of lecc or lia) small stone, pebble : l.¤ gl. lapillus, Sg. 46b11 . cilarnd . . . acco ┐ lecana finna and ┐ lecan[a] duba. Et intan ticed in lecan find annis . . . , ua fir in fuigell, TTebe 1663 f. Of a stone used as a missile: tug leacan laoichmhileadh as ┐ tug urchar . . . dé, ITS v 136.22 (`a champion's handstone', Mann. and Cust. ii 277 ).

lecánach

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n o,m. (lecán) warrior armed with casting-stones : leaccanach laidir . . . laech-ledairthi, MR 224.19 (`champion').

lecc

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Forms: leac, lecmuig, lecmaid

n ā, f. leac, IGT Decl. § 158.

(a) flat slab of rock or stone (freq. quailfied by lomm), flagstone, paving-stone: forruim a choiss forsind leicc, Thes. ii 310.2 ( Hy. ii 8 ); glossed . . . forsin chloich, Thes. ii 310.19 . foaid for leicc luim, 315.6 ( Hy. ii 31 ). leacc cloiche uas a chind (of a saint in his cell), Fél. 246.28 . l.¤ .i. ar lēict[h]ir sīs ┐ sūas hí. Nō lē bīd secc, Corm. Y 831. ros dechraig dó for licc glain / cach luib, SR 1925 . lecca . . . tentidi for lár in muigi sin . . . con loiscfed oenl.¤ díb in domun uli, IT i 191.8 - 9 (FA LB). adba l.¤ ṅgér Ross na mBrocc, LL 298a36 . dogó . . . lecca, léiccis cráobha (of Colum Cille), ZCP viii 198 § 16 . ag íarraidh bhric . . . / fa lic, IGT Decl. ex. 2025 (prov.). ris an leic do bhí a bhruinne / Rí an chruinne dá reic rinne (i.e. He was prostrate?), Dán Dé vii 10 . rinn lasrach leice Ifrinn, DDána 10.41 . an bhruidhean nach cuirre cnoc / do tuigheadh nach luime leac was so roofed that no flagstone was smoother, 119.32 . ar n-iompódh leice móire . . . dochum dhoruis an túama, Matt. xxvii 60 . gusin leic gcoimhlethain mharmair for ar lēicedh corp S. Laurāis, Fl. Earls 194.18 . pabhal .i. leaca, Eg. Gl. 510. ? leac ubhuill, ITS v 160.24 (leaca, MS.). By extension of a metal covering: teg talman foí anís ┐ l.¤ imdaṅgen íarnaide fair-side, MU² 809. Fig. condaecmaing dar leic a hochta do Ecsi ilgradhaigh, Anecd. ii 54.1 . do ghoin an leic air mo lár, 23 G 24, 326.9 . ar leic luim an lóir-ghníomha, TSh. 829. Of stone tablets for writing on (but see Bergin, Ériu xii 217 ): dicetul na filedh .i. i lecaib `in inscriptions', Laws i 38.4 Comm . do scrib-sum iat a lecaib ┐ i tuiblib `slates', iii 88.16 Comm . anmanna dá threibh dhéag I. do sgríobhadh ar dhá leic—sé treabha ar gach leic dhíobh, TSh. 450. Confused with lia, q.v.: líog mhór mharmuir ag an slógh / bhí meádhachan na leice ortha anuas, Oss. iv 276.19 . an chuid aca bhí fán lic shíos, 21 . roscrib i taiblibh ┐ i llegaibh, Auraic. 44 = lecaiph, 2329 . Attrib. g s.: fochen Conall / cride licce, Sc.M.² 15 .

With qual. g s.: beir let licc clochi . . . / co rucsa limm, licc n-aili, SR 1593 . daurthach bec . . . ┐ l.¤ cloiche ara belaib side, LL 287b43 .

(b) Of the bed-rock underlying earth or water: co ngeiltis a ḟér . . . co grian ┐ co leccaibh loma secha sís, ZCP v 501.2 . fogeltat eich C. fér co húir ┐ connici na lecga lomma, TBC 551 (= na clocha, TBC² 249 = LU 4735 ). cach inber . . . ba lecca lomma lántirma dara n-éis, MU² 274 . gus an leic ainmhín, aggairbh . . . os ur eassa ruaidh `rocky ford', FM vi 2030.z .

(c) tombstone: fo leic na rīgh at reileic, Ériu ii 166.44 . a lec-sa leptha Gúaire, 164.21 , cf. 166.29 . gabais . . . lāidh oc in leicc amail no beith Fergus bēo ann, Arch. iii 5.y . gnúis Derbfhorgaill fo licce leirg, Ériu v 212.103 . an leac farbh' éigin dheit dul (to Christ), Dán Dé xxviii 30 . mo chorpán fán lic, Keat. iii 1666 (cit.). leac, túma a sepulchre , Eg. Gl. 437.

(d) altar-stone: dufáid a l.¤ inna degaid hisin tailich sair, Trip.² 781 (= lapis altaris, Colgan, Trias Thaum. 130a ). foracaib Patraic fairend dia muntir occa licc i nDomnach Patraic, Trip.² 788 . ar gcur na haltóra ar uisge / . . . / tig an leac tre lár na mara, PBocht 10.46 .

(e) kneading-slab: bla cumaile lec ┐ losat, Laws iii 274.18 . in ní fora certaigenn a fuine . . . .i. a lec fuine, iv 10.23 Comm .

(f) l.¤ aigreta, l.¤ aigrid (later oidrid, oidre), l.¤ ega ice-floe, sheet of ice, ice : sruth snechta . . . co leccaib oigreta, IT i 191.31 (FA LB). geisidh lec uar aighreta / ag maidm tria gáir na Gairbe, Anecd. ii 24 § 10 . co ndechatar for leicc oíghridh a n-Inis Mochta, RC xvii 365.z (Tig.). aigh anacnata . . . go n-imthiaghdais . . . locha ┐ aibhne . . . arna lecaibh eagha, FM iv 900.z . buinne lán do lic oighridh, IGT Decl. ex. 2024 . do fhás leac oighre . . . ar an sruth, Atlantis iv 142.z . blodh mór de leic-oighreadh, Eochairsg. 112.14 .

(g) In names of particular stones: tanic . . . for licc na ṅgíall i nEmain Macha, TBC 4725 (corresp. to Duma na ṅG., TBC² 2987. Cf. Dinds. 1 § 12 , § 13 ). Lec Patraic . . . .i. L.¤ Cathraigi fora n-ordnigtea na rig ic Caissel, Lat. Lives 55.8 . Raith guth aird, in baili adta Lec Patraic aniu, Laws i 2.4 Comm . ráncatar . . . conici in Licc . . . ca hainm na glasslicci móri seo? Lecc Commairt Chnáma sin . . . uair is furri brisfiter do chnáma-su, RC xiii 66 § 68. Of coronation stone at Tara (see also s.v. 1 lia): téid dá reic re taobh Teamhrach / Aodh Eanghach ag Leic Luighdhech, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 71.4 . Cf. a Líg Luighdheach, 72.24 . do-gheibhthear a labhra ó leic Laoghaire, DDána 109.5 . ar Leic na Ríogh, Keat. iii 168.

(h) Meaning obscure in phr. Lecca Lis (Luigdech): leacht Conrúi hi Sleib Mis / lecht Lugdach fo leccaib leis (glossed: .i. e féin ro marb hi cumaid a mna), RC xxiii 319 § 10 = lecht Luighdech fo leccuib liss (glossed: .iii. lecca liss Luigdech .i. gress ┐ ruicci ┐ mebul), 324 § 10. mani betis Leca Luigdech Lis / eoin bic Baile rot betis, LL 18197 (= mainbad . . . , ZCP viii 107.6 glossed .i. ruici ┐ athis). Cu Chulaind do bith i n-iṅgnais / dirsan menbad leca lis, LL 14479 ( Ériu v 210.51 ). menbad leca lis Lugdach / lasa rumnad cach ṅderba / ba romoch ar n-étarba / fri mac na Tri Find Emna, LL 14480 ( Ériu v 210.52 ). ? Cf. .iii. bellum in hoc anno gesta uno, et possito ergense ecc leccam lias, AU 532 (i 44.12) . See lega.

Common in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.

(i) l.¤ ós crú, name of a defect in horses: lec os cru, Laws iii 6.6 Comm . labram annso do bacaide coss deirid na n-ech .i. cnaimspedain . . . ┐ lec os crua, Celtica ii 52 § 20 (`ossification of the lateral cartilages', note).

Of stone in the kidney: l.¤ in árain gl. lapi[s] fulta, Ir. Gl. 246.

(j) Metaph. in Laws of something which is irreversible, `an act or deed which binds the persons indissolubly', O'Don. Suppl.; period of prescription(?) (but see Bergin, Ériu xii 217 ): is i cetna leac astuga (leg. astuda) cacha sealba, a lan logh; is i in leac aile, a hubairt ar anmain; is i in leac aile, a torind do flaith, Laws v 498.9 , 10 (i.e. the three `leca' that make binding (a transfer of) ownership are that its full value was paid for the property, that it was given as an offering to the Church for prayers for the dead, or that it had been marked out by the ruler). cetna leac .i. in cetna luige .i. ar is e in cetna ni amail lic, astus dilsi caca feraind . . . in leac aile .i. in luige aile . . . amail leic, 500.2 Comm . cisne tri leaca robaid nad fuaslaici dliged na fuigeall, na fasach, na fir n-aicnig? Eibirt nemda, . . . ; chis comdidean fria triar; sendliged forrsaide sine sencuimne, 450.1 Comm . ní bi lec robuich (sic) cach fuirech forécnech forcible detention does not constitute a lecc robuid, O'C. 428 ( H.3.18, p. 233a ). duruth cét bliadain. ruthrod tri cóeccait bith .cc. robith .ccl. lecc .ccc. . . . ochtrach .dcccc., O'C. 21 ( H.3.18 p. 9b ). ate a tri ro-suidiche (leg. -igthe) deimnigthe cach deirb-dilse do comed,—leac leanmanach, no chuir, no ratha inforais, Laws v 498.5 . leac leanmanach .i. leic (?lēic) leis a somaine ó bias amlaidh sin, O'D. 1340 ( E. 3.5, p. 19 ).

COMPDS. With adj. ¤bán: assa lár l. `white-paven', Met. Dinds. iv 82.27 (of Coire Breccáin). With subst. ¤cloch: in dorus ele . . . ┐ lathar (= lóthar) leccchloiche fair a stone trough, Mer. Uil. 226 . ¤aile fence of flat stones(?): ind leacaile apaidhe, IT iii 102 § 186 (but see EIS 238 ). ¤mag flag-strewn plain : mac in Leithdeirg don Lecmaig (: Bretnaig), ITS xxxix 176 § 27 (lechtmair, lecmuig, lecmaid, etc., v.ll.). See brath, bél.

lecca

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Forms: leccu, lecco, -lécuinn, leccainn, leccoin, leccond, lecon, leacan, leicne, lecnib, lecna, lecnaib, leccan

n nn, later n, f. (see Thurn. Gramm. § 327 and Ped. § 455 ). n s. leccu chuar, IT iii 82 § 64. lecco, Corm. Y 843. a s. -lécuinn, Ml. 55c1 . leccainn, MU² 544. leccoin, RC xiii 464.1 . g s.(?) leccond, Corm. Y 800. lecon, CCath. 4024. leacan, DDána 41.48 . pl. leicne, lecnib, later also lecna, lecnaib. g pl. leccan. Pl. forms with palatal -cn- are pro- scribed in IGT Decl. § 6 and ex. 265 .

(a) cheek, jaw ; lecco .i. le-co-hó .i. co clūais, Corm. Y 843. leccond .i. leccend .i. lethc[h]end, 800 . a oíle .i. a di leacain, Cóir Anm. 4 . leca in duini gl. maxilla, Ir. Gl. 89 . saidsi li alalécuinn Saul hi talmain `by one of S.'s cheeks', Ml. 55c1 . a lecní liathlomdai, IT iii 99 § 164 . dobeir . . . leccoin fri leccoin dó, RC xiii 464.1 . gun benat foscud fri folt ┐ fri leccainn in laích, MU² 544 . leicne tīrma tanaide, Ériu ii 56 § 10 . aghaid glasban . . . co tuilli oile, co luimi lecon, CCath. 4024 . tegdais na leccan (dommus maxillarum), PH 4548 . boi . . . locc m-becc co sualchi moir cechtar a dí leccoin, LB 148b34 . co n-greann-mothraib . . . ic timchellad / a ngruad . . . / [┐] a leacan, MR 184.y . ba dheirge a gruadh ná an rós / 's a leaca bhán mar an aol, Oss. vi 4.16 . mala tṡeng os lecnaibh lebra, IGT Decl. ex. 264 . gruaidhe donna / . . . leaca as saor snuadh / le taobh do dhá ghruadh ngealchorcra, DDána 114.16 . ābhar deargtha leacan . . . / tāir is tarcuisne, Celtica iv 107 § l . iomad corma a cclí an pheacaicc / do-nī gorm do ghlanleacain, Párl. na mB. 3254 . By metonymy: teora long 'ga leacain ghlain, Misc. Celt. Soc. 344.13 . ubi fauces aegrotant . . . .i. an tan galruightear na lecne throat, 23 K 42, 16.4 .

Of animals, birds: a gilla . . . / a leca cuirre garbhghlaisi grian, IT iii 88 § 106 . a chromchuarcholtur do lecain camail, Ériu v 156.201 . l.¤ chamaill boi ina laim, LB 127b7 (cf. 2 glaine). ruc a lecna co Leccainn, Met. Dinds. iii 372.96 (of the Donn Cúailnge scattering the limbs of the Finnbennach). fionnfhadh a leacan 's a cluas (of a pig), Oss. vi 140.x .

(b) By extension applied to other more or less vertical surfaces: side or slope of a hill : Lia na Ríg hi Femun / Caithir Rónáin hi mBregun, / cían ó ro-síachtar sína / a llecne, PRIA 1953, 94 § 14 . Temair Lúachra for leccaind na hIrlúachra, MU² 342 . duma nEirc . . . / 'sind leccain dind leith atúaid, Met. Dinds. iii 228.31 . Cf. Murphy Lyrics 44 § 8 . darochair Aed . . . / isin leccaind ós Líath- muine, RC xx 11 § 13 . os leicnibh Sleibhe Colláin, Duan. Finn ii lvi 3 .

Various: ri leccnib long ┐ ri leithṡlessaib liburni, LL 236a3 ( TTr. 1409 ). sgáile an laoí trēd leacuin ghloin (to a ruined castle), O'R. Poems 2659 . snuadh do leacan réidhe (of the Cross), DDána 41.48 . Cf. also: flaith for leccaind fochil n-éca, LL 14380 (rhetoric). adastar lara hi láim / lecu phuit dar pundaind, IT iii 82 § 64.

(d) In n. pr. dí ingin . . . / Iuchdelb ┐ Lecco Dub, Met. Dinds. iv 324.7 . Cf. Lecco ingen Tala thrén, Ériu iv 158.1 .

COMPDS. ¤buide yellow-cheeked, sallow (?): na sillidi . . . lecanbuidhi, Comp. Con C. 83.z . ¤chrúad: a bhfiodhbhaca [líomhtha] leacan-chruaidhe, DDána p. 382.29 . ¤ḟota long- cheeked, long-faced (a complimentary epithet): ben māeth- ainech bānainech lecanḟata chāinmar, TBC² 2789 . laech lecconḟota odorda, TBC 5423 . ba caemalaind . . . in maccoem . . . is é leccanḟota lanṡolus, TFerbe 38 .

1 leccach

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adj o, ā (lecc) stony, strewn with slabs of rock . In n. loc. o Árd Lecach i Maigh Ene, Gorm. Dec. 20 gl. l .

2 leccach

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n collect. of lecc. In n. loc. a gilla leochaille leacaigh molaise, IT iii 88 § 106 (Murphy Metrics p. 49 § 38 ). Of hell: an inat dorcha tinn / lecach fuar ichtair ifrinn, Fen. 102.2 . gairbhe a leacaigh lór do phláigh / teas agus fuacht a urláir, Dán Dé xxv 26 .

3 leccach

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adj (with voiced -c-) (lia) set with precious stones : mo c[h]orn ōir l.¤ ūaine, RC xxxvii 352 § 5.