liús

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n m. IGT Decl. § 38 . pike (so Dinn. ): do sgoilt giolla gég don ghiús / do bhrég l.¤ na Sionna suas, IGT Decl. ex. 1052.

1 ló, lóe

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Forms: ló, lóë

n Pokorny, ZCP xiii 122f ., distinguishes I ló `Wollflocke, Wollhaar, Härchen der Augenbrauen, Schneeflocke', and II lóë a fem. collective `Wolle, Fliess, Pelz, Decke'. A few examples support this distinction but it is frequently impossible to differentiate.

lō .i. olann, O'Mulc. 805 . ló .i. ribe olla. As ló a brut, O'Cl. casla .i. casló .i. olann chas, ibid. `ló a lock of wool, a blade of wool, a single hair', P. O'C. From ON , Bidrag 30 .

(a) single tuft or lock of wool; single hair of a sheepskin(?): a lin lo fil fort chassail, Trip. ii 384.4 . Perh. also: Lomaidhi . . . lo filed bui fora thengaidh, Lism. L. xxxix 6. Metaph. flake (of snow): indar lat it loa snectai breccait a mmag, LL 14122 . 14125 . co ro hairmither . . . loae snechtae, RC xii 104 § 148. Of water, splash(?): atetha . . . cless n-eóin / immelig loa usci, LU 8350 ( FB 24 , rhet.).

(b) fur of an animal, a fleece : cetnait . . . / buaid di a llacht a llóe, LL 13697 . leath do mnai a etach no lamtorad snithiu; trian a cirthu adblam; lethtrian a lloaib ┐ a scuapaib lin (.i. seised na holla), Laws ii 372.16 ( SM Facs. 42a3 ). co lai a olla a n-aimsir a lomartha .i. co n-olaind, Laws i 126.22 Comm . (gl. caura co li, 122.11 ). crín do chengul i llái cecha sinnaig dib, LB 127a33 . lai .i. clumh, O'C. 2068 ( H. 4.22, 67 ). Perh. also: ni dia dainib detnestar / die letharda loe (of a pig), Ériu vii 199 § 8 (ni ar dánaib dothiastar / acht dia letharthaib lai, LL 13707 ).

(c) sheepskin cloak; fleece of a cloak; wool; nap of cloth : lend .i. . . . lō find .i. ainm do brut find, Corm. Y 837 (lóe, H.3.18). ro ir dom . . . .x. loa lethna, Ériu ii 4.16 (leo leithcnia, v.l.) (glossed .i. bruit derga nó bruit loi .i. pill nó echdhillat) (Amra Con Roí). fola brith .i. fó lóe in bruit bái, Thr. Ir. Gl. 20 . dosnimthasa i llai a broit, Ériu xii 154.y (TE2). mala .i. moo a llō oldās in t-ēdan, Corm. Y 919 (a lloig, v.l.). brat cas corcra fo loí chaín, BDD² 7 . bratt derg fa chaslái imme, TBC 5425 (fo casloi, fo loi cain, v.l.). ocht mbruit chorcra bus caemh ló, BR 152.4 (: dó). coic bruit corcra co caemlaeib, Fen. 368.6 (: aíb). for loae (disyll.) mo gaimnén gil on the fleece of my white skin-rug, Liad. and Cuir. 22.14 . in brat uane / . . . / dorat lai fair iar lomain `He has bestowed pile on it', PRIA 1953, 98 § 21 (loi, loa, v.ll.). celtair .i. etach nuair .i. ni maith contui co tuctar a ló as, O'C. 91 ( H. 3.18, 66 ) = a loth, O'C. 1400 ( H. 3.18 633 ). is aire isrubrad Ulaid / . . . / lōä līath uma smechaib, Sits 1919, v 92 § 15 . Cf. Ulaid .i. oll leith . . . olann líath dochengladar día smechaibh, Cóir Anm. 245.

Compd. ló-chorcra adj purple-fleeced: cét lend lóchorcra, LL 7289 . bratt lómar lóchorcra, TTr. 1039.

2 ló

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Forms: lo, loa, lua, lo, lua, ló, lúi

n a s. lo (:ghō), Lism. L. 888 (loa, lua, v.ll.). g s. lo (: fó), LU 3052. LL 179az . lua, ML² 551. d s. ló, Hard. ii 20.8 . ?lúi, Ériu iv 94 § 13a .

Water: lō .i. uisque, O'Mulc. 803 . hi céin béo fo lindib lo, LU 3052. Hence: ló .i. uisge. Fó linnibh ló .i. fó linnibh uisge, O'Cl. barrfed[aa]n tshlat / os linnib lua (o linnib, o líniph, ós línibh, v.ll.), ML² 551 (: nua) (`rudder', Gloss.). Hence: lua .i. uisge os linnibh luá .i. os linntibh uisgidhe, O'Cl. de braigtib cailech lo a chendbarr waterhens, LL 179az (see edition). níl éisg air an ló, Hard. ii 20.8 .

Also perh.: cris Mobhi / nipdar simne imm lo, / nír hosglad um shaith / nír hiadhadh im ghó it was no matter of rushes round water(?) (prov. expr. ? cf. gat im gainem), Lism. L. 888 (= loa, Thr. Hom. 106.z ; lua, LB 235 marg. inf.). ós lúi na Lamne, Ériu iv 94 § 13a (`possibly . . . from loa water,' M. Joynt, 95 n.8 ). ar luí mara moir, ZCP x 410.26 . m. Lugdach Ló, ZCP viii 333.31 .

Compds. ¤chasar: feib rosill E. Assail / forin lind co ló-chassair `shower of drops', Met. Dinds. iii 344.90 . Hence: lóchasair .i. ceatha uisge. ló .i. uisge, ┐ casair .i. cioth, O'Cl. ¤chlad: ro lionsad lathcha lóchlada, Ériu xiii 35.1 .

? 3 ló

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ind lō .i. fāilid, O'Mulc. 804.

? 4 ló

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ind mar táid ar ccroinn chno gan toradh / coill da ló folamh gach fiodh, Rel. Celt. ii 220.12 (`decaying'). Cf. loat.

5 ló

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x see .

lóa

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x see 1 ló.

löan

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x see 1 lón.

? loar

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ind léinte l.¤ lethna . . . impa `woollen smocks', Celt. Rev. ii 214.4 (? leg. ló-lethna).

loard

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n o,m. (Engl. loanword) Lord (in titles): fer inaid righ Saxan .i. Loard Furnamal, ALC ii 148.9 (an. 1419 ). Cf. 144. y (1415) . AU iii 68.8 . Ann. Conn. 1415.2 . for inchaib Loaird Línaird, ALC ii 286.17 (an. 1535 ).

loarg

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x see lárac.