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 .

león

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x see lén.