legman

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x see lémann.

légóid

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x see legáit.

legtha

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part. of 1 legaid. molten, melted : iarn l.¤ do thabairt a ngin Georgi, PH 1234 . claidem . . . is e daingen . . . secht- leghtha `seven times tempered', Aen. 2500 . doberaid bí leaghtha na cluassaibh ar na cluindis in ceol molten pitch, BB 19a28 . Dée leaghtha, Exod. xxxiv 17 . amhail leaghthar airgiod . . . mar sin bheithise leaghtha, Ezek. xxii 22 .

? legthóir

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ind (? -é-): legthoir na cathrach sin, Celtica ii 70.1 (see n. p. 87 ).

légthóir

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n m. (légaid) IGT Decl. § 50 (g s. -óir, -óra, -órach, pl. -óire, -óraigh, etc.).

(a) reader, lector : leghtoir gl. lector, Ir. Gl. 1080 . liachtreoir .i. leghthoir iarsani legas, Laws v 22.5 Comm . is doigh lium-sa . . . nach ferr do leithoir litreach tu-sa na mé fein `no better reader of letters', ZCP vi 284.6 . tuig, a lécchtóir, . . . gurab edh as áil linn . . . , CS 2.3 . Cf. BNnÉ 163.6 . TSh. 5842 . léightheóir gan locht a leabhruibh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 261.98 . fech . . . a umlacht do-rinde in Tigherna leghthoir de fein, Smaointe B. Chr. 1459 . sreabh re labhra léghthórach / do ḟer th'abhra úrchráobhach, IGT Decl. ex. 1302 . léir-eolach léaghthóra scríbheann, Keat. Poems 817 . mar rabhadh don léaghthóir, cuirfead síos ann so . . . , TSh. 5444. Brathair B. O Domhnill, leathoir (sic) Iubilat Jubilate Lector, FM i lxvii 19 . chum an léightheóra an réimhrádh, Párl. na mB. 215 .

(b) lecturer, professor : Aodh Mhac Aingil lēghthóir diadhachda a ccoláisdi na mBráthar nÉirionnach, Mac Aingil² title p .

légthóracht (-óirecht)

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n [ā, f.](légthóir) Also léigthoirecht.

(a) act of reading, perusal; reading aloud; learning, study : da fheuchain an raibhe aire aige ar an leughthoracht a n-aimsir na proinne, Rule of Tall. 80 . an fear sin bhios ag an leughthoracht i.e. the lector, ibid. d'aithle fichead bliadhan d'ár leighthóirecht-ne, O'Gr. Cat. 211.y (apres ce que ie eux leu par l'espace de .xx. ans). ag légtóracht ┐ ag denam ghluasand aran Scribtúir, AU iii 504.19 . tabhair grádh don leightheoireacht ┐ don urnaighi, ITS xxix 133.24 (legthoracht, MS.). don mhēid acco ina mbía lēghthōirecht who are able to read, Celtica i 217.275 . léughthōrachd leabhar sbioradālta, Parrth. Anma² 2419 . léugthórachd an bhíobla, 1162 . tabhair haire dho léighthóireachd, do theagusg, ┐ dhfoir- ceadal, 1 Tim. iv 13.

(b) literature, writings : leth re léghthoreacht ┐ re litir Gaoidhilge, ALC ii 344.19 . léaghthóireacht na sean (= veterum lectio), Keat. ii 6174.

léibenn

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Forms: leibenna

n o,m.; cf. also d s. úas an lebind, Anecd. i 58 § 71. fá a léibhinn ghlais úir, Measgra D. 45.4 . n pl. leibenna, CCath. 5349. MR 236.18 (perh. from a pl.).

Level (unbroken) surface or expanse .

(a) Of a country, territory: lád chúaird nÉrenn . . . dar lébenn Cuind Chét- chathaig, Ériu iv 96 § 21 . clárbruig Herend . . . / ba léibend co n-irbaid áig, LL 6139 (but these lines do not in fact belong together, see n. ). léibheann na leachtmhagh n-a láimh, Magauran 213 . léibheann lasrach (of Ireland), 3345 .

(b) Of features of a city or house, open level space, terrace, platform, dais: hi cūaird na mmūr . . . / i mmedōn na prīm- chathrach, / lēbinn glainidi glórdai, SR 475 . lebend . . . ┐ fond iníchtarach na cathrach, LU 2038 ( FA 11 ). Conall Cruachna in clair-leibind (: Fhēilim) `terraced', Met. Dinds. iii 356.22 . bat lanri Erend . . . / na cleacht do lebend do Lurc / . . . / na leic cnoc Cairmaic do Curc (i.e. do not allow L. to frequent Tara?), Cog. 124.14 . i llebendaib glainedaib ┐ aurdrochtib dergoir, Mac Carthy 40.y . in tech . . . / a leibend do gruth is d'imm, Aisl. MC 67.23 . for lebeunn in tige coittcenn `platform', MacCarthy 16.3 . From description of a castle: san léibheann chas chlár, DDána 119.10 . teagh lán na léibheann nuaghlan, Aithd. D. 88.26 . indalleis būi for leblaing (leg. lébunn?) A., ZCP vi 260.9 .

(c) threshing-floor: tocuirid leibind .i. is do a cronugad in lebind, . . . asin ni tinoilter don lebund, Laws v 486.14 ; 488.14 , 15 Comm . Cf. inis aile . . . / muilend indti, tailc a apae, granda a leibeand, Anecd. i 58 § 70.

(d) Of the surface of the sea: rígféil Brénainn Biroir, / fris ṁbruchta leir lébenn (: ṅÉrenn), Fél. Nov. 29 . ri Laigen co lir lēbenn, Bruchst. i 51 § 113 (`bis an die Meeresestrade'). léibenn na haibéise aidble, SG 344.15 . gurbo lēibenn cobsaid an cuan ar ciūnachad, ML² 716.

(e) bank: gurbo lēibenn grānna gerānach ar aillib ┐ ar imdoimnib an aigēin a gainemh ┐ a grain-turrscur ō īchtar go [h]uachtar, ML² 701.

(f) Fig. of an unbroken platform or protective array, (i) of shields, testudo; also of armour, weapons: bar lebennaib scíath as (= ós) guallib feróclách, TBC 2745 . doringintea lebend sciath imbe, LL 13922 . lebhenn lainderdha do chruindsciathaibh, Hugh Roe² 152.18 . ina leibenn luirech, MR 216.8 . lebenn sesmhach seicrighin sleagh, ZCP xiv 254.13 . do rinnetar leibenn lethann loirg-remar . . . a timcell Oilella . . . d'a anacal, Celt. Rev. iv 12.9 . a bhfál craoiseach go gceo chródhonn / leo 'na léibheann, DDána 111.17 . an leibhenn sciath ┐ cathbarr, Hugh Roe² 174.28 . (ii) Of ships : déntar leibhenna da bhar lonccaibh . . . ┐ cengailter slios gach luinge d'a chéile, ITS v 122.7 . Cf. 154.15 . lán an tsiuil ga léibheann long, Aithd. D. 38.20 . Cf. Ir. Texts ii 59 § 16 . l.¤ bhárc, IGT Decl. ex. 401 . léibhionn long, Sc. G. St. iv 140 § 9. (iii) Of fighting men, rank, phalanx : gurbo lēibenn fosta fuirmithi na firu, ML² 1193 . ar léibheann bhfíochmhar bhféinneadh, DDána 92.24 . i dtosach na léibheann léidmheach láidir, Hackett xl 136 . an uair is léir a léibhionn eagartha, Ó Bruad. iii 132.9 . Of the close ranks of the slain: le leithne na leibheann ┐ le fairsinge na feól- éadála, ML 130.22 . ?na leic lonna lebend leat `a coward in the field,' Cog. 120.x .

Compd. ¤long: i léibheannlongaibh, DDána 89.12 .

leibre

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x see libra.

leiccerd

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n name of a kind of poet. In Heldensage 71 printed lēcerd and taken as liaig + cerd `Arzt-Dichter'. in bainleth- cerd, Corm. Y 1059 (p. 90.23) = bannlicerd, Corm. 36 = banlécert, Corm. Bodl. 32 . Diuran Leccerd `the Rhymer', RC ix 460.2 = leiccerd, Anecd. i 70 § 180 . Laidech Lecerd, V. SS. Hib. i 152 n. 4 . In Laws Comm. spelt as if compd. of leth: bard ┐ lethcerd, ┐ cáinti, Laws i 86.1 ; v 226.36 . lethcheard . . . .i. dontí acá tá lethcerd no lethdán frisin ollamain .i. in t-ánsruth, O'D. 1220 ( H. 2.15, 86a ). in lucht ar ar urguir dlighedh dul a rathaighis .i. bárd ┐ lethcerd ┐ cainti, O'D. 2077 ( Rawl. 487, 58.1b ).

1 léice

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n (Engl. loanword) also léaga(d) (unlenited -g-). league (measure of distance): tri lege (height of a peak), ITS xix 16.3 (lega, legha, v.ll.). dha lege . . . .i. se mile, Grail 574 . Naples . . . léigi ar dā fichit lēige ōn Róimh, Fl. Earls 190.24 . ré deich léagadh do shiubhal gach lá, Corp. Astron. 24.15 . trí ceathramhna do léagadh, 22 .

See leuc.

2 léice

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n gnidheann l.¤ léicídheacht, Hard. ii 401.6 . `l.¤ a clown, an awkward person ', Dinneen.