plea

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n amra sámud sanct-Brigte, | amra plea conhúala, Thes. ii 328.7 ( Hy. v 13 ); glossed: Amra Plea .i. Bl[asantia] .i. cathir sen fil do Brigit in Italia; nó Plea cathir fil do Brigit for Muir Icht, ib. 32 ; similarly Fél. 64.29 . By edd. Thes. taken as name of a place; acc. to Vendryes, RC xlii 403 , a loan-word from Low Lat. plagia, plaia ` open space, place '. Acc. to Carney, this is a British borrowing of Lat. plaga and means land, Éigse xix 192 . See pla(e).

plé(idh)

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n (Eng. loan-word?), also plé. Pleading (a suit), arguing, disputing: cia an Cú Chulainn bhus ursa ré plé iompa? `to act as their advocate', O'Bruad. ii 4.10 . cléirche Chailbhín . . . gan pléidh a peataoi ar phópaireacht haranguing (?), iii 88 = gan phlé, O'Gr. Cat. 518.29 . chum seasaimh i bpléidh `to stand in the contest', E. O'Rahilly² xxxv 11 . pléidhe (plé) m. and f. `contending, wrangling, . . . litigation', Dinneen.

pléideáil

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n f. (formation from Eng. plead ?) pleading (a suit): arguing, disputing: ann gach pleideail dhlightheamhuil an [leg. as] riachtanas triur, Luc. Fid. 272.13 . dul dochum pleideala no consboide leis, 232.19 . See pléit.

Pléimenn

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Forms: Pléimen(n)ach

n m. also Pléimen(n)ach o,m. a Fleming, Dutchman . As surname: Ricard Plemendach in Gall, RC xviii 296.7 (Tig.) = R. Plémenn, ALC i 152.20 . re hOpdam Pléimionn, O'Gr. Cat. 565.24 (the Dutch admiral Opdam). potairidhe na bPleimeanach, Eochairsg. 3.9 .

pléit

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n f. wrangling, contention : lór do pléid (: méid), Measgra D. 13.10 (poem of 14th or 15th cent.). is mór an bhuile phleite do bhí ar Liogurgius `spiteful madness', TTebe p. xvi 31 (scribe's note). pléid ` spite, wrangle ', Dinneen. pleide `spite', O'R. See pléideáil.

pleo

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n a flame ? la Petar breo prímdae, Fél. Ep. 258 , = pleo, LB and Rawl. B 512 ; pleo nó breo, 23 P 3 .

pléráca

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n revelry : pléráca na Ruarcach `The O'Rourke's feast' (title of a song), O'Gr. Cat. 65.6 . pléaráca `uproar, confusion, revelry', Dinneen.

plet

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n an edge (of a blade or tool)? plett for faebur `an edge upon a blade' (qualification of a metal-worker), Triads 121 , with gloss: fleath for faobhar .i. faobhar for faobhar, p. 39 . plet .i. nomen rinda dogníat cerda, H. 3.18 p. 73 ( O'C. 118 ). bretnasa argait co pletaib óir, RC x 82.6 . Cf. flét `an edge', O'R.

? ploit

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n f. ro shluig an cat ploiti mora do chosaib Feargail `large pieces ', TFrag. 28.20 . Cf. plait bheag talmhan `a small patch of land', Dinneen s.v. plait ; but perh. meant for ploici, cf. plaic `a maniple, handful' P. O'C. ; Dinneen.

ploscartaigid

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Forms: ploscartuighim

v g. pants, palpitates: imp. 2 s. ploscartaigh, ling, séidnigh `beat, skip, pant', Eg. Gl. 428 . ploscartuighim `I puff or pant', Dinneen. plosgartuigha[i]m `to pant, throb, aspire ', O'R.

1 pluc

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n o,m.

(< ? 2 pluc, Ériu liii 152-53 , LEIA P-10-11 ). (a) a round mass, knob, lump, hence a mace or club? slúaig demna . . . ┐ pluic thentide ina llámaib ocá mbúalad, FA 26 ( LU 2182 ). Cf. ZCP iii 34.4 ; RC xxvi 156.9 . pluicc thenntige for lassad ina lamaib, PH 8109 .

(b) by extension a dense group or crowd : pluc mor do demhnaibh umam isind áer `horde', ZCP x 22.12 .

Compd. ¤mell: pluicmill luaide ` plug-lumps of lead' (used as missiles), CCath. 5657 .