leithrigid

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ind (leithriu): leithrigh `restrain', Eg. Gl. 418a .

leithrind, léithrind

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n term for a division of kindred (see Celtica xiii 179 ): Cenēl Catcheirn a quo Síl Find oc Lēthrind Binnich Corp. Gen. 144 (Rawl. 141 b 20) . is ōn Chonall dano atāt Léithrind Conaill 140 (Rawl. 141 a 30) . ōnd Ailill Lēithrind Ailella 140 (Rawl. 141 a 31) . sunn condreacaid Cland Echach Buidi fri Leithrind Conaing don leth tuaid Celtica xiii 179 (Lec. 110 r a 43 = BB 149 a 35) . ? at imda a ithlanda … ad lana a letrenda IT iii 92 § 138 . Perh. same word as laithrinn (láithrinn ?).

leithriu

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Forms: laithriu, léithre

n (? -é-) Usually infl. as n-stem. Also laithriu. Cf. CCath. Gloss. s.v. lathri. léithre f. (g s. -end, -ende), IGT Decl. § 145 .

(a) Part of a harp or `timpán' to which the strings were attached: céis . . . ainm do tharraing ar a mbí ind léithriu, Lib. Hymn. i 170.265 (ACC Comm.), cf. is i in chéis isin chruit aní choṅgbas in leithrind cona tétaib intí, RC xx 166.1 (ACC Comm.). timpan becc . . . cona leithrind airgit ┐ cona deilgib óir, Acall. 5552 . 5610 . mo thimpán . . . / . . . / atá i mbun a leitrinne / airfided ban in domain, SG 248.38 .

(b) Part of a sling (táball): ro coirighsit a coirrmera . . . i llathrib a taball, CCath. 5551 . no n-imnaisc mo chend feib imnaiscther lathranna staible, LL 12899.

(c) Part of a horse's fetter or spancel: treige [n-urcomail] .i. in da id ┐ in leithri `the two withes and the side-line', Laws v 484.18 Comm . go ro maidset a n-idi ┐ a n-erchomail, a llomna ┐ a llethrenna `Halftern(?)', TBC 3825 . sé heich luatha cona láithrib `trappings', BR² 1547 (laithrib, BR 206.1 ). leithrinn .i. urchall, no glacháin (leg. glacáin), O'Cl. Perh. also in: at imda a ithlanda / . . . / ad lana a letrenda, IT iii 92 § 138 ; (but see leithrind (léithrind ?)). See also fidletrenda, s.v. fid. dā lú is lethrend (.i. lethchos) dībh co losc, ZCP v 484 § 6 (B. na f.). As n. pr. m. Léthrend echaire Ailella, LU 6118 (TBC). Cf. leithrigid.

leithscél

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n (leth + scél) excuse, plea, pretext: ag déanamh locht gan leithsgéal `inexcusably', Dán Dé xxi 4 . leithsgéul sonn re sesamh t'fhiach an excuse for not paying you what I owe you, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 163.45 . gach agra dá bhfuil againn ┐ gach leithscéal dá bhfuil agaibhsi defence, Maguires of F. 74 . lethsgéul . . . fa ghnóaighe nach édir do chor ar cáirde make pressing affairs an excuse, RSClára 77a . In various constructions with gaibid: dá ngabhthar leo mo leithsgéal if they accept my excuse, DDána 21 a. 23 . aighne géar nach géabha ar leithsgéal, 59.3 . gabhadh an lēaghthó[i]r leithsgéal an sgrīobhneóra, Párl. na mB. 3218 . in lethscel dogab S. do `the excuse that S. made for him', ZCP vi 280.31 . níor ghabhais acht leith-sgéal lag `you gave but a lame story about . . .', Content. iv 57 . geubhad . . . mo leithsgél, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 62.90 . na bi a' gabhail leith-sceil dot bhriathraibh fein, ITS xxix 130.33 . do ghabháil a lethsgél ar ainbhḟios to excuse herself on the ground of ignorance, RSClára 65a .

Perh. in more literal sense in: na beir luaithbreith ar leithscél one side of the story(?), Acall. 1414.

leithscélach

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ind (leithscél): nách cóir dhuit bheith leithsgēulach dhuit féin making excuses, Mac Aingil² 1935 .

leithtenont

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x see leptinont.

leitir

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x see liter.

leitius, letus

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n (Engl. loanword) lettuce : caithid saiste ┐ létus, Ir. Texts v 75.20 . sil letuis, Rosa Ang. 84.6 . enbruith circi maille letus, 40.z . an tasal do beathughadh le heorna ┐ le letus, 23 P 10³, 16a29 . mian leitiúis, Eochairsg. 40.6 . `léitis rágach crisped lettuce', `leitís lettuce', Hog. Luibhl.

léitmech

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adj o, ā (cf. léiten(a), léitenach) Laudatory adj. applied to warriors, strife, animals, etc., used invariably in alliterating groups. Orig. bold, daring: is é in dána dichondircil . . . is é in lumne léitmenach, TBC 5418 (létmeach, v.l.). ró hoiledh . . . iad . . . gursad luatha leidmecha ar muir ┐ ar tír, RC xiv 28 § 6 . na lama leitmichi luathechtaichi, Cog. 194.9 . comrac . . . léidmeach luathghonach, CF² 691 . ar chalpa luath léidmheach `active', Studies 1942, 207 § 51 . do-rinnedar imram . . . lēidmech lāim-t[h]ric luath, ML² 657 . gartha leidmecha luth[gh]aire `eager', St. Ercuil 1733 . ech leidmech, luathescaidh, ZCP vi 57.17 . leomain lonna léitmecha, Lism. L. 3650.

Adv. ro cuired in cath . . .co lond leidmech lánlaidir, Acall. 1803 v.l. fágbaid go síor . . . / a sliocht go leittmech ar chach (of relics sworn upon rashly), BNnÉ 146.40 . no-tas-loinget na laeich gu leitmech, BLism. 159 va10 .

léitmenach

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ind = léitmech, q.v.

léitmige

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n , f. (léitmech) daring, boldness , etc.: léitmigi na llaech, LL 230b x ( TTr. 1005 ). co n-érbairt . . . / cen laici tria léitmigi `in her vigour unabated', Met. Dinds. iv 184.14 . o tanic danatus ┐ ledmige comtrialla in catha ina menmain, CCath. 743 . a léidmhighe, a ngairm 's a[ngoil], A. Ó Dálaigh liii 9 . leidmhighe .i. mianghas, O'Cl.