lora

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n (ghostword), Iar Conn. 10. Leg. iora = íara Celtica xvi 34 .

lorán

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n [o, m.] poor, weak or miserable person : an tréan 's an lag, an leamh 's an críonna, / an l.¤, an donán, an dílleacht, Keat. Poems 712 = Hackett xxxix 80 (where it is taken to be lórán (< lór)). cara na mbochtán, teanna na l.¤, leasaightheóir na ndanán, Párl. na mB. 184 . sciath na mbochtán liaigh na l.¤ , Ó Bruad. iii 80.3 . See Dinneen s.v. larán.

1 lorc

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epithet (probably in origin n.pr.) of Láegaire son of Úgaine Már and brother of Cobthach Cael Breg. The various explanations of lorc in Cóir Anm. and St. Gl. 449 below suggest identification with his grandson Labraid Loingsech Māen with whom, according to O'Rahilly ( Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. p. 102 ), he is ultimately to be identified. The other glosses probably have the same origin. From him the territory of the Laigin was called Lorcmag. Laeghaire Lorcc .i. Laegaire garg, nam lorcc garg dicitur. Nó l.¤ .i. sladach. lurcos enim dicitur .i. rapax deuorator. Laegaire Lorcc tra .i. finghalach .i. fingal dorighnedh fair ┐ dorinne for nech. nam lorcc .i. finghal, Cóir Anm. 176 . l.¤ .i. balbh, St. Gl. 449. Lec. Gl. 299 . l.¤ lurconenim Graece, auidus deuorator interpretatur Latine. l.¤ didiu angbaid nó fordiu- glantaid, O'Mulc. 780 . l.¤ .i. lurcon a greig deuorator (sic leg.) interpretatur latine. l.¤ didiu angbaid no laind. O'C. 1291 ( H. 3.18, 537 ). is ainm do garg `l.¤', Met. Gl. p. 25 § 24. Laoghaire L. . . . ionann l.¤ ┐ fionghal, Keat. ii 2493. Cf. also Life Luirc, LL 7351 ; and Cellach ro slat leirg for Lorc, LU 4154 where Lorc seems = Laignib = Lorcán: ma ro bith ua Breasail Bric / . . . / ní ticfa Laighnech fo lorc (= Lorcán mac Faoláin, rí Laighen whose death is recorded here), FM ii 648.16 .

Compd. ¤mag the territory of the Laigin: re rígaib Lorc- maige, LL 6901 . do laechraid lūaith Lorcmaige, ZCP viii 117 § 1 .

2 lorc

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x see lorg.

? lorcán

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ind (1 lorc? or *lorc 'mite' Hermathena ci 37 n. 43 ) l.¤ gan lacht / bochtán na mbocht (of a dead pig). Ir. Texts i 30 § 43. Cf. lorgán.

lórda

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adj io, iā (lór) ample, abundant; great(?): tricha lathi, l.¤ luad, SR 225 . failet ann lecga lordai, 501 . laid lorda (: forórda), 4279 . fuath lochad landai lordai, 5431 . Eugenius glorda papa lórdha, Gorm. May 24 . Luigsech lórdha langrinn, 22 .

lórdatu

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n t, m. cf. lórda and lórtu, sufficiency: do thidnaic in talam dún . . . ar lordataid ┐ ar ḟolortnaid, Alex. 864.

1 lorg

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Forms: lorg, llorg

n o,m. lorg (ón tṡlicht), IGT Decl. § 67. ? Orig. n. n s. a llorg so, RC x 216.49 (Echtra Nerai), but reading uncertain.

I

(a) trace, vestige, mark, impression : fuillecht ┐ eis (.i. l.¤) a cos isin cloich, Trip. xlvii 35 . in tin(e)adh a mberthar l.¤ na gaite (sic leg.), muna fedann l.¤ na gaidi do cur dibh, O'C. 290 ( H. 3.18, 159 ). sochaigh do anntestaib ro batar andsin ┐ ro frith in gait acu; no ro dibad l.¤ eturru, O'C. 352 ( H. 3.18 193c ) (i.e. owing to their number the actual thief could not be traced, Plummer MS. notes). aenguin a[n] gataigi, . . . no deargl.¤, . . . no aenḟiacail in meic diri . . . , is slan acht cu taisbentar a mart dun ti isa selb the track of blood(?), O'D. 2410 ( Rawl. B 506, 52b ). an saitheach . . ara mbí l.¤ an bhainne, Rule of Tall. § 10b . combo léir lorcc a asnaigh triana ionar. Mart. Don. 164.4 . an dealbh gan lórcc áladh uirre, Beatha S.F. 3150 . l.¤ a n-áitighthe (traces of habitation), Content. vi 63 . nī raibhi lorcc nō sliocht loisge air, Beatha S.F. 2174 .

(b) track, trail, path, course : l.¤ .i. slighi, ut est dorenar be loirge landire .i. ben conaire in filed, O'Dav. 1155 (but loirge must be 2 lorg). Cf. mna . . . gaibht(h)er do chennaibh l.¤ ┐ conar, O'D. 2356 ( Rawl. B 506, 41a ) (oppd. to ben dlig- thech, ibid.). hond lurc gl. calli, Ml. 35a15 . lorc gl. trames, Sg. 66b2 . Dīa dam frim l.¤ `behind me', Thes. ii 350.15 ( Hy. vi 2 ). in cu for banlurg co srubluin . . . in cu for dergl.¤ co fir-lomnacht isin caill, Laws iii 412.11 , 15 - 17 (`contrast between an unmuzzled (lomnacht) dog, intended to track and kill, and a muzzled dog, intended only to track and not to kill', Plummer MS. notes). cía ragas ina ndíaid co taesead i ll.¤ chugamsa? that they may come behind me(?), BDD² 297 . Indergi . . . do toitim a llurg Congailaigh i Connachtu on C.'s expedition into Connacht, AU i 472.11 . uch, a Dhé, mo l.¤ tar lionn my journey across the sea, Aithd. D. 53.5 . derc timcholl Laigen a lorcc bloodstained his course, Ir. Texts ii 34 § 27 . docondcatar an bachall ag ergi cuca as carruicc cloiche . . . ┐ do ling sreb uisce as a lorc `track', BCC § 133 (p. 134.21) . Of books: ro aithscriobus so an tan so ar mo lorcc fein (i.e. copying my own transcript), BNnÉ 182 § 41 . lorcc na seinleabur do lenmain, 182 § 41 . l.¤ an pinn do leanus i.e. I only followed the copy before me, O'Gr. Cat. 139.8. Fig. cinnus bías an líne / nách l.¤ fíre a mbretha? `whose judgments follow not truth', ZCP iii 31.25 . leanamhain an luirg dhírigh, DDána 52.3 . a fhir nach leanann l.¤the course appointed by God(?), 15.1 . ní handóich d'airigh Boirche, / dá leanta l.¤ breathnoighthe the expected course(?), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 177.158 . rún mo chroidhe . . . / do réir luirg do thoile teilg `according to Thy will', A. Ó Dálaigh xxxiv 5.

As quasi-vn. tre mac aonghuis do lorg linn / bolg tinn ar gach caolbhois chuir[r], Rel. Celt. ii 234.31 .

(c) In phrases, for ¤ , later ar l.¤ , i l.¤ in pursuit, following after : dotháet . . . for l.¤ in tslóig, LU 4782 ( TBC² 289 (lorc)). an lucht ara tiagar l.¤ who are being pursued, O'C. 2546 ( Eg. 88, 45 ). tainic . . . for l.¤ ┐ for slicht Poimp, CCath. 1372. for lurcc a ech i[arn]a ngaid uad, Ann. Conn. 1295.5 . fer i llurg, Fianaig. 38.7 . hi lorcc, RC x 216.48 . imrulat . . . / i llurg int slúaig following, SR 3443 . gatar dam . . . ó Choncraid. Luitth Conchraid ina lurgc, BColm. 56.14 . do bhádar lá i lurg Muire / muintear Ioruaith, Aithd. D. 49.24 . co riachtatar eing i neing i lurg áonluincce, Hugh Roe² 246.29 . nī daimeōntar go suthain thú a (= i?) lorcc h'aith- reachuis, Beatha S. F. 2750 . creda na lorg `a credo after it', Ériu xvi 28.9 . cúicc scillingi . . . i lurcc chiosa na bain- rioghna, FM v 1842.2 . dia bheith hi rrighi for lorcc a athar in succession to, BNnÉ 3 § 2 . ni aittreba neach dot seimedh Temair for do lorcc, 325 § 41 . bá ar lurg araili no gabhtha righi na Tartraidhi in hereditary succession, Marco P. 83. na dearbhtha baoí aicce ar lorcc a ṡinnsear ar an Moentacht `the proofs that he had of his right to Moentacht, in succession from his ancestors', FM vi 2350.7 . Cf. ceithri flatha asa l.¤ descended from him, Hy Maine 165.26 .

scíath tar l.¤ see s.v. 2 scíath.

Attrib. g s. cráeb luirg supporting staff(?): craobh luirg na lámh gclóghonta `the tree marked by (the blood of) His wounded hands'. Aithd. D. 60.24 (but: perhaps `walking staff of (i.e. held in) . . .', n. ). ar an gcreideamh is craobh luirg / creideamh ag gach aon dá fheirg, Dán Dé (`the reward of following the faith'). cú luirg sleuth-hound: do léiccitt cona luircc for a foilleacht, FM vi 1904.3 . Cf. Hugh Roe² 16.27 . Of a warrior: an cú luirg ó Loch Éirne, IGT Decl. ex. 792.

(d) Fig. example, pattern, model (esp. in phrases ar l.¤ , lenaid (do) l.¤ , beirid l.¤ , etc.): ar lorcc a līne reimhe like his ancestors before him, Sits v (1919) 92 § 4 . ro chansat fríu nach ar lorcc na righe rob áil le hAbán a ghniomha do bheith, acht lenmain don fír-Dhia, BNnÉ 3 § 4 . do réir mur labharas l.¤ a n-athar . . . dóibh `example', Celtica v 181 § 11 (leanus ┐ labharas, v.l.). a beith 'na heinEaglais; a beith catoilice . . . a beith ar l.¤ na n-absdal, Parrth. Anma² 1621 . Similarly do l.¤ : do l.¤ cinidh do bhun bháidhe / dlighidh cur a láimhe linn following the example of, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 251.51 . co lenand fer na leth-fiadnaise l.¤ Iúdais, PH 7623 . inghean nach leantar a l.¤ `maid inimitable', A. Ó Dálaigh viii 10 . ag fágbháil shómpla aguinn do chum sibhse dho leanmhuin dá l.¤ , 1 Pet. ii 21 . ag lenamhain . . . luirg an tí do bhochtaighedh ar ar son `the footsteps of him . . .', RSClára p. 50.16 . do leanadar lorcc S. Froinsias leith re haibíd ┐ re crádhbhadh, Bheatha S. F. 1397 . sint Aibhisdin san iúl díreach / dual dá bhráithribh breith a luirg, DDána 59.25 . an saoghal do chur do luirg / isteach ar fud an ghlan-uird, Content. xiv 36.

II

(a) rear, rearguard (of a retreating army): co ttarrus e ittir na bú ┐ an lorcc, FM ii 946.13 . tosach lais a [g]crích anechtair, ┐ lorc iar [g]cách, BR 68.12 . remthus la sil Rosa Failgi a forgabail ┐ a ndeoraid i lurg in aenaigh, LL 215a8 . dlegar do slóg Síl Luideach / rémtus catha sluag Mumneach / ┐ beith i llurg fo deóid, Cog. 54.18 . Cf. Keat. iii 3076 . do congaib [Medb] l.¤ go setrech ar na sluagaib guarded the rear(?), Celt. Rev. iv 208.20 . ? co ndergensat l.¤ ┐ tosach iar suidheiu threw them into confusion, Anecd. ii 61.5 (forthaib iar suidiu, v.l.).

dochor (or dochraite) luirg harrying the rear, inflicting loss on a retreating army : rugadar cuid d'a mhuinntir ┐ do h-imreadh dochar luirg orra le Mac Craith, Ériu i 104.11 . dochur luirg do immirt fair, Rawl. B 503, 25b (Plummer MS. notes). co tarrus drem dia muintir ┐ co ro himred dochraite luirg forro lais, 22d .

(b) troop, band, company : dia nime nim-reilge hil-lurgu i n-eghtiar ar muichtea meit . . . .i. nim reilge Dia i lurg na ndemna . . . i lurg demna icam breth i n-iffern, RC xx 154.1 - 5 ( ACC 3 ). do silad brethre De hi clúasaib cach duine dia thabhairt a lurg Díabail dochum nimi, ZCP iii 210 § 18. trí luirg . . . do Chormac oc tochím do Crúachnaib, LU 4488. in tres lórc . . . broitt chorcra impu, 4497 . Art, . . . / imman- aigtís luirg ar leirg `round whom rode troops', Met. Dinds. ii 14.54 . in mūir im a lína l.¤ , BR 92.6 . .xx. mile traigthech 'na tri lorgaibh, CCath. 4978 . i tosach luirc na n-occ, . . . i ndereth luirc na clérech, Lism. L. 349 - 50 . do bheireadh a lorcc iomlán lais as gach tír i tteighedh, FM vi 2240.5 . Hence row, array : trí luirg ḟíaclai ón huí diaraile ina cind, BDD² 923 . lánchenn trí l.¤ línḟíaclach, 908 . Of a flock of birds: ba hálaind tra ┐ ba caín in t-énl.¤ ┐ in t-énamar boí leu, LU 10572 . noí fichit én . . . cach fiche inna lurg fo leith noí luirg dóib, 10573 .

(c) progeny, descendants: is l.¤ la síl Lugdach lóir / Laígsig, Met. Dinds. iii 16.205 . d'imthig . . . gan l.¤ sine prole, Hy Maine 166. 25 .

Compds.

(i) With noun. ¤báid: San Clara . . . / tearc a-nuas do lean a lorgbháidh, PBocht 1.12 . ¤buiden: cetheora longbuidhne dia sloghaibh `four lines of troops', Hugh Roe² 116.3 . ina ttríbh lorccbhuidhnibh lerdha, FM vi 2282.11 . ¤ḟuilliucht trace or track of an army: tancatar for slichtlorg in tṡlúaig. Fuaratar lorgḟuilliucht fer ṅ-hErend seccu assin chrích i n-araile, TBC 641 . ¤líne: do ergittis na cethra uile ina lorccline i ndeadhaid in charpaitt `in their order of march', Misc. Hag. Hib. 25 § 37.

(ii) With adj. ¤úr: drong na scolblong lorgúr leathan `swiftly chasing', Ó Bruad. i 40.11 .

(iii) With vb. ¤íarraid seeks to follow : boirb-bhriathra co mbriocht rē gcois / nach loirgíarfa ar sliocht seanchais, Content. xxi 3.

2 lorg

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Forms: lorc, lorg, lorg

n ā, f. but d s. lorc dromma, Ml. 51a8 . a s. lorg catha, Todd Nenn. 184.4 . lorg f., IGT Decl. § 158.

(a) staff, stick; rod or wand of office: lorc isind laim aili is samlid insin imme[t]ét . . . int ais lósc, Ml. 45c9 . dobert- side in loirc do bai 'na laim do (a king's sceptre?), Ériu v 36.22 . rechtaire teghlaig C. . . . Isí a lorc teglaig fail úasa, BDD² 800 ( LU 7186 ). slicht a luirge ina diaid, Triads 103 . ba híat a slegha ba lorga fosaighthi doibh `props', CCath. 2312 . a llorga ┐ a mbachla ina lámaib, PH 5103 . beir mo luirg [fessin] lat . . . ┐ rega gach conair bus ail duit, 2232 . rogerr a slegh ┐ dorindi l.¤ di (of a warrior turning pilgrim), ZCP vi 84.32 . an l.¤ no an baitín do bí n-a laimh (of Colum Cille), xi 142.33 . . . . mic Flaithbhertaigh an trostáin .i. a l.¤ Rómha (i.e. a pilgrim's staff), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 3.9 . na daine . . . threigis an saeghal uile, ┐ gabus sgriptha ┐ l.¤ do ghradh Dia (virga). Smaointe B. Chr. 6071 . colg ara clúimh / sa l.¤ na láimh (of a dead pig, because he was setting out like a pilgrim on his last journey?), Ir. Texts i 31.47 . l.¤ dromma the spine : hó lorc dromma [nō] delc gl. spina, Ml. 51a8 . na lorgdromma gl. spinas (? leg. lorg[a] d.), Gild. Lor. 169.

Used in some kind of proof or ordeal for determining the paternity of children of madwomen who have not been affiliated during the lifetime of the (putative) father: meic na mban mear so ┐ nucur astadh iat i mbeathaidh a n-athar, ┐ isedh dlegar dib a n-astudh ar a ligi (= luigi) go loirg no go mbreithir no go sulgnais, O'C. 2295 ( Rawl. B 506, 28 ). tri fira is luga a fenechas .i. l.¤ ┐ briathar ┐ sulgnais .i. a l.¤ on mir gan urlabra, a briathar on mir co n-urlabra, a sulgnais on ciall maith gin urlabra, O'C. 603 ( H. 3.18, 295 ) = Cóic Con. Fug. 42 § 63 (`Spur'). a mhiond loirge mar luighe / gu ngoirge Ḟinn ḟalmuire, IGT Decl. ex. 2021.

(b) club, cudgel : l.¤ gl. claua, Ir. Gl. 52 . l.¤ .i. lúi airg .i. lāich í, Corm. Y 805. quia regem laginensium occidit .i. din tomad tuc fair dia luircc, Fél.² clxx 2 . .ix. slabrad iairn a cind cacha luirgi, BDD² 1280 . co trí lorggaib íarnaidib ina lámaib clí, MU² 775 . ethaid in luirg n-āairn ro bae triasin slabraid iron bar, Otia ii 86.16 . nir bo sop i n-inad largi [sen], Cog. 100.23 (of Brían Bóruma, a proverbial phrase). fuaim luirgi re luirigh, CCath. 6078 . gona ruibhne rena ghualainn / gona luirg fa luath a ngoil, ML 20.26 .

l.¤ áne hurley: tíagait tri coecait mac leis cona lorcaib áni, LU 5907 . a bunsach ┐ a l.¤ áne, 4868 . focherdat dano an tri .lll. lórg ána fair, 4877 . turcbaid . . . a oenluirg n-ániusa ┐ dícuris na trí coicait l.¤ , 914 . Without áne: bla liathroide l.¤ ┐ poll ┐ log . . . donti buailis in liathroid da luirg, Laws iii 554.3 - 4 (Text and Comm.). focheirdseom ūad a līathrōit ┐ a lloirc, TBC² 523.

l.¤ anfaid (anfad fury): atchíu fer chucund . . . l.¤ anfaid inna láim. Calg dét fóa choim (of Mac Roth), LU 5595 (lorc anfaith, TBC² 1112 ). co táinic in Dagdha ┐ a lorg anfaidh 'na laim, Met. Dinds. iv 294.20 (cf. ZCP iii 240 § 34 ). Cf. lorg adúathmar íarnaidi 'na láim, cend anbthen fhurri ┐ cend álgen . . . fuirmid in cend n-anbthen for cendar na nónbor condas-marband . . . Fuirmid in cend álgen forru condas-bethaigend, MU² 628.

(c) handle or shaft of an implement, etc.: for teora[ib] lorggaib a[i]thich—lorgg ḟorcha, lorgg ṡamthaige, lorgg rám(m)ai, Críth Gabl. 531.2 . co na fuil aici acht rigi na tri larg; l.¤ a suisti, ┐ l.¤ a bela ┐ l.¤ a fidba (of an aithech), Laws iii 106. 14.15 Comm . caire cona inbiur(b) cona lorggaib, Críth Gabl. 174 . a lorga maela (of hurleys), Ériu v 28.17 . tócbais a thēig libair for a luirg isin fraigid `on the peg in the wall', Aisl. MC 11.27 .

(d) the membrum virile : secht nartim ina luirg (of Fergus mac Roig), Ériu iv 26.11 . tintā Fergus do debaid fri Coinculaind. `Olc dait . . . mo dīguin; is gairit mo lorc lat', TBC² 1210. See O'Brien, ÉC iii 369 f .

(e) g s. used attributively in several phrases (meaning is not always apparent) (i) áe loirge (áe lawsuit): ? ceas[c] co taet ae in-airecht la Feine? Nī. Ae loirge ar as ae lobair andsin, ae gacha bannsgaile, O'C. 1614 ( 23 Q 6, 6a ) = cesc co ted ae i n-airecht la fene. Ae luirgi ar is ae lobuir annsin, ae cach bannscaile na fil folta (.i. na feine) na iardin (.i. iarmbreth- emnus) le na turbaid, O'C. 1269 ( H. 3.18, 514 ). (ii) bard loirge name of one class of the dáer-baird `Barde der Geschlechts- nachfolge', Thurn., IT iii 110 § 8 , translating 1 lorg: anmand na ndóerbard . . . culbard ┐ srutbard ┐ bard lorge ┐ drisiuc, IT iii 5.y . bard loirgi gan aisde ndilis the b. l. has no character- istic metre, iii 23.5 . (iii) bé loirge: direnar be luirge landire be loisde luineatha alaile, O'D. 2228 ( Nero A 7, 153b ) (`a distaff woman is entitled to full compensation-fine; she of the kneading-trough and churn-stick to the same assessment', O'Gr. Cat. 145 ).

(iv) cú loirge: cu loirge [.i.] cu ris na gabann greim lorg, Laws iii 414.26 Comm . (`a club dog i.e. a dog on which a club takes no effect', Plummer MS. notes); but perh. tracking dog. Cf. confusion between 1 and 2 lorg, O'Dav. 1155 s.v. 1 lorg (b). in cu loirgi . . . lan fiach ina cet cinaid seic, mad fri duine foglaidh, mad fri rubu, is aithgin; ar ni riagailter lorg fri rubu, 416.5 Comm .

Compds.

(i) With noun. ¤ḟertas (later by metath. ¤ḟersat) club or cudgel; iron bar : doghlac a lorg fersat catha .i. túagh thailc throm, Ériu v 174.200 . rabert C. béim d'a lorgḟertais bar na sluagaib, CRR 44 . muadhbemnech na loirc-fersat n-uiriarainn, TBC St. 4653 . luirgfhearsad imreamhar iarnaidhe trés an dá lúib do bhí ar cheann an tslabhra, Keat. ii 6300.

(ii) With adj. ¤remar thick-staved : do rinnetar leibenn lethann loirgremar . . . a timcell Oilella, Celt. Rev. iv 12.10 .

See maglorg.

? 3 lorg

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n f. (B. na f.): atā amor aguindi / don luirg (.i. don mnai) sin bīs fāt bracaib, Éigse i 86 II. beith ar do lorg (.i. ar do mnai) ag leanmain, III. loiche na rir mo craide / ar ndul dom loirg le scal, LB 247b marg. inf. m'amor fēin do-chuaidh tar chēill / do luirg tnútha nár ér dúil `my own love for an envied one(?) who never refused anyone has exceeded sense', O'R. Poems 2144 and n. (`a man(?)', Gloss.).

lorgach

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adj o, ā (? 2 lorg): ellmaig cach l.¤ `everyone who is armed is prepared' (?), ZCP xvii 61 § 19 (rectius ellmach?, Ed.) = Arch. iii 229.97 .