léochaillecht

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n ā, f. (léochaill) niggardliness: ni raibe issin domun . . . duine bod mó cuid díbhi na leochaillechta anas, Acall. 5524 . nír caigil cur arm dá uaisli ar an imláid sin, óir do bí do thruma na tochlaighthi nár fhédadar leochaillecht ar na laocharmaib they could not be sparing of, Caithr. Thoirdh. 67.20 .

léochain

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n f. (? léo + caín) the name of Fergus's shield: ind Ochoin Chonchobuir . . . .i. sciath Conchobuir . . . oind Leochain Ḟergusa, LL 12511 ( Ériu iv 28 § 17 ).

léod

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Forms: leódh, leotha, leódad

n u, later also o, m. leódh m., IGT Decl. § 96. Vn. of léoaid.

(a) act of cutting (off), hacking (off), hewing: reun folu tar gelcnius moethoclaech . . . iarna leudh do lāmaiuh letmiuch, RC xii 98 § 131 . leod, loscud (in Hell), SR 880 (: breud). is dód, is leód, is loscud, LU 2452 ( RC iv 254 § 21 ). óenbéim ┐ . . . óenleód a bun, LU 4812 = oenleud, TBC² 324 (corresponds to oentescad, TBC 781 ). ní-dom-geibend ecal / dim leod nó dim letrad, Met. Dinds. iii 152.19 (= leud, Dinds. 36 ). tesccad no leod no lettradh, CCath. 3619. claidmi . . . fri leod ┐ fri letrad, Cog. 162.16 . léodh ma leath-lámha ar coll mo cloidhimh-sea, MR 302.15 . ua rig Lemna leotha cend, Auraic. 5262 . ag leó ┐ aig leadradh a chéile, Dhá Sgéal Art. 741 . claideabh leota liach, FM ii 596.10 (? leg. leotha, but perh. g s. of a late vn. leódad. Cf. leodh ┐ leothadh .i. leadradh . . . P. O'C. ). ag leodh sleagh lucht na luirioch, Content. v 57 . leogh .i. leadhradh, no gearradh, O'Cl. Fig. na seacht ndeamhain . . . / do bhean Críost eisde . . . / do radadh luagh a deor dhí / ar n-a leodh d'Uan na hóighe, DDána 39.11 .

(b) act of scutching (flax): folt mín os maluigh an rígh / samhuil an lín arna leódh, IGT Decl. ex. 1750.

léogan

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x see lémann.

léoganta

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x see léomanta.

léoit

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n cinnas dothíagat . . . . Dóit fri dóit . . . leóit fri leóit. fúamain fri fuamain. gúalaind fri gúalaind (of the approach of two chariot-fighters), LU 8704 ( FB 53 ). leoit .i. uille, fuamain .i. taebh, O'C. 1323 ( H. 3.18, 608a ), which may however be mere conjecture.

léom

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x see léo.

leomaid

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x see lamaid.

1 léoman

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x see léo.

2 léoman

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x see lémann.

léomanta

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adj io, iā (léo) lion-like, valiant, fierce : ropsat . . . leomantha, fergach . . . comceneoil Conaill, MR 194.12 . Art . . . / fá leōmhanta um Ghart nGaoidheal, O'R. Poems 1564 . rinn ar mbeodhachta gidh beag / leomhanta inn ar Uilleag fierce against (?), DDána 108.11 . an laochraidh leomhanta, Aithd.D. 55.5 . coin leóghanta air nár luigh fíoch, 23 G 24, 331.10 . Superl. fear as leomhanda ag léim treas, DDána 117.38 . Adv. do éirigh Lugaid co láechdána leómanda, Comp. Con C. 109.z . gu leomanda, Caithr. CC 77 . co leoganta, leidmech, ZCP vi 68.16 .