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.

leccán

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n (lecc) place strewn with flat stones(?): rob é mo breacán go mbladh / (a) bheith ar leacán mo chodladh, B iv 1, 155b23 . As n. loc. Leabhar Mór Mhic Fhir Bhisigh Leacáin, Lec. ix . . . . buide leacain ainm an leabair so, YBL Introd. 1by .

1 leccda

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adj io, iā (lecc) of stone, stony : isnaib sé lestraib lecdaib (legdaibh, MS.), Blathm. 140 . co fleisc dúir co n-aicniud lecdu, LU 2117 ( FA 18 ). taibli lecda inna láim cli, Ériu iv 138.x . in colama áelda nō lecda, ZCP iv 236 n. 10 . forsna . . . úaitnib lecdaib, RC ix 476.9 . tar ard lecde n-uathmar (of a path), xi 446.58 .

Of the stone tables of the Law: (as subst.?): dénaid . . . / arcc . . . imno lecdai taiblide, SR 4304 (imnu taiblib lecdaib, Celtica iv 32.437 ; imna taiblib clochdai, LB 121a10 ).

2 leccda

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x see lechta.

leccerd

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x see leiccerd.

lecco

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x see lecca.

lecdae

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adj io, iā (lia) precious(?): eistead aes eagnai aibind / go laighind leagdhai leighind / co n-eiceas iar rith ríme / gach dine ro ghabh Erenn, BB 36b10 = co laighing leagda lebind, Lec. 282 rb21 .

lecet

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x see licet.