1a lúach

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adj (1 lúa) given to kicking , having (large) heels . Of a horse: nip leasc . . . nip l.¤ , O'C. 1863 ( 23 P 3, 20a ). cruich lúig 'with great hoofs and heels' Celtica xi 196 . Of a cow: mad l.¤ , O'C. 250 ( H 3.18, 145a ).

1b lúach

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x see lóg.

2 lúach

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x see 2 lóch.

1 lúachair

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Forms: lúachra

n [i,] f. (see Sages, Saints and Storytellers 455 ) g s. and n p. lúachra. IGT Decl. § 10.

Collect. rushes .

(a) ain .i. luachair, O'Dav. 20 . lūac[h]air .i. liuc[h]-úir .i. fliuc[h]-ūir uimbe, Corm. Y 846 . im deir . . . do luachra as fine (? atonement) for thy rushes, Laws i 166.y . luachair in muirmuige (sic leg.), 170.25 Comm . luachair for Tebtha `[to set] rushes over T.', Met. Dinds. ii 6.60 . isin tuirpill luachrai, Fél. 180.21 = isinpurtt luachrai, Fél.² cxxviii 23 . oc búain na luachra, Fing. R. 514 . táinic lúachra (luachra, MS) lúad `rustling of rushes has come', Ériu xvii 90 § 7 . bert (lúachra), IGT Decl. § 15 . is cosmhail mo ghnaoi re lígh na luachra, Keat. Poems 1425 . simhin luachra a single rush, BNnÉ 42.2 .

(b) rushes as bedding material: etaighe fo na rigaib, ┐ luachair fo na gradaib otha sin amach, Laws iii 296.17 Comm . gach leaba . . . / iomlan do linn 's do luachair, Ir. Texts ii 2 § 10 . annsa leis luighi ar luachair, Ir. Review ii 472 § 9. sen corma ┐ núa lúachra old ale and fresh rushes, IGT Decl. ex. 685.

(c) rushy place, marsh : aidlis Eochaid in l.¤ `E. approached the rush-bed', Met. Dinds. iii 344.73 . roshír cech l.¤ 'masech `sought out every rush-bed in turn', 342.65 .

(d) In n. loc. (see also Hog. Onom.): luid Find for Luachair, RC vii 294 § 61 . tri deslémend Luac[h]ra, LU 4022 ( SC 47 ). Lúachair Deadhaidh, IGT Decl. § 200 . Teamair Lúachra, ibid. i lLuachair Deirg, LU 4172.

2 lúacha(i)r

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n brightness, brilliance : luachair .i. taitnem . . . quasi lucar, Corm. Bodl. 10.25 . lūac[h]uir .i. taitnem, ab eo quod est luceo uel lux .i. soillse, Corm. Y 815 . luachair .i. taitnimhach, Lec. Gl. M 261 . co l.¤ in splendour (chev.), LU 2894 ( ZCP xviii 176.8 ). al-lūachair throgain `from brightness of sunrise', RC xxvi 18.1 . muir-duchunn, nach leasg luac[h]ar of no mean brightness, Ériu x 84 § 74.

Compd. ¤bláith: treabh lúacharbhláith, IGT Introd. § 93 (23.23) . ?brat lasamain lochar-bláith uime, Acall. 3488 v.l. (`of gentle brightness', Hessen) (or = luchair?).

lúacharn

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x see lóchrann.

? lúacharnach

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Forms: Luacharnuigh

Only in n. loc. d s. Luacharnuigh (now Lough- arnagh, a townland in the district of Coill Ó bhFiachrach, in the barony of Kiltartan), Hy Fiachr. 68.1 . Cf. luachair- neach m. `a place full of rushes', O'R.

lúachat

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x see lóichet.

lúachda

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adj (1 lóch) brilliant, blazing : ba luachda (glossed soigh- nenda) doigherda a drech, Leb. Gab. 50.25 .

lúachmar

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x see lógmar.

1 lúachrach

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adj (1 lúachair) sedgy : magh lom luachruch, O'R. Poems 2496.