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glac(c) n ā,f. (a)the firsthalf-opened: ahand (used of hand
only. whereaslámfreq. =arm); often passing into sense of
grasp,clutch: gebid lamchloich ... dar bo lán a glacc, TBC
1182. Cf. 6158 .tallastar i n-óenglaic ind fir, LU 9071
5( FB 82 ).íadaid a dá glaicc immá brágit, 9106 ( FB 86 ).
tria ladra a glacc, TBC² 784 .sleg ... ina gelglaicc deiss,
MU² 537 .taitnem ... a glacci maeth-gili, LL 237b50 ( TTr.
1556 ). 237b42 ( TTr. 1550 ).comtuaircnech na liacc lamh ┐
na cloch nglaice missiles, CCath. 5859 .in cliabgæ glaici,
10 TBC 3933 (St.).lan a glaice d'fhoghadhaib, Aen. 2655 .
Cf. TTebe 3637 .mo leabhar glaice handbook , Studies 1923,
598 § 7 .gunna glaice ahand-gun , Rel. Celt. ii 188.23 .co
ṅgile ṅglacc, Anecd. i 32 § 56 .ros-gab asa glacaib dashed
them out of his hands
, Aen. 155 .i nglaicc ṅdiabuil into the
15grip of
..., PH 8286 .nirbo glac im gail a grasp around
steam
(i.e. a futile attempt), Met. Dinds. iv 10.1 .Cf. dorn im
diaid(sic leg.), O'Dav. 1586 .bid garba na glaca | notgebhat
tria mebhail | glac talman buan bithseng | glac ifirn glac
demain, Anecd. iii 40 § 3 .tēitt asa glaic innī atchí what he
20sees slips from his grasp
, ZCP vii 303 § 11 .balc lán glaice
do chronn a stout piece of stick that would fill a handgrip,
FM vi 1898.6 .ré dáil shéad níor ghann a ghlac`he was not
close-fisted
,' Keat. ii 4763 .glac thabhartach um cheann
gcruidh a generous hand, TD 31.1 .Fig.of a person:Muri-
25dach ... glacc na ngormland, LL 184a22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 36 ).
mac Carraigh glac na ngéibhenn, Irish Texts iv 31 § 10 .
Murchad ... | glacc ro mill a ré im cach ríg, LL 4344 .mac
Allgubad find | glac nach amdlugad Érinn`a hand that
misbecame not E.
,' Met. Dinds. iii 330.17 .a ghlac geal white-
30handed chief!
, TD 1.16 ; 2.52 . By extensionahandful:
glac arba(gl.glaneta)a handful of corn, Ir. Gl. 213 .glacc do
mecnaib, PH 519 .fichi glac losa`twenty handfuls of leeks,'
BR 244.9 .g. ¤ rann a handful of verses, Content. xxv § 6 n.
agh trí nglac ó gach rígh a beef of three handfuls, SG 21.11 .
35 agh trí nglac ... lan glaice 'ṅa glan-adhairc, lan duirn 'na
dluth-chruibh si, lan baisi 'na búan-erball, Misc. Hag. Hib.
113.18 .
(b)Various extensions of the sensegrasp,clutchapplied
to things: afork, abranch, acleft, arecess: dochuaidh a
40nglaic a dhiallaide`into the fork of his saddle,' Ériu
v 182.349 .a nglaic dilaiti a steit, ZCP vi 296.4 .i nglaic
chroinn, Buile Ṡ. 118.28 .eoin ... ina glacaib(of a tree),
ZCP xiv 16.17 .mar bad hí ind ḟidbad rathuitted cách dib i
ṅ-glaccaib ┐ gablaib ┐ géscaib araile, TBC 5030 .Cf. Todd
45Lect. iv 94.7 ( CRR² 35 ). TTebe 2810 .i nglacaib in glennai
in the recesses of the glen, CCath. 3075. Cf. 865 .rainic C.
in glaic (inngobailv.l.) mara`the arm of the sea' (of the
British Channel), 159 .
(c)aholder, areceptacle, aquiver: glac saiged(gl.
50 pharetra), Ir. Gl. 214 .glac ... or' dailedh na soigdi, Marco P.
121 .da .xx. saighed ann a glaic, L. Chl. Suibhne § 17.
Compds. ¤ bán white handed , Arch. Hib. ii 74 § 64 . ¤ dóid
tightly-gripping fist: iadas ... na glac-doidi ... tar corp...
MR 256.2 . ¤ gonna ahand-gun, amusket: a glacghonna-
55dhaibh ... glésoibne, Hugh Roe,fol. 82a (314.16) . ¤ láidir
strong-handed , MR 150.21 . ¤ lebor(epithet) long-handed:
gnaoi an glaicleabair gloin, ZCP ii 350.29 .a sduagh glaic-
leabhar(to a woman), TD 20.23 . ¤ nem:flaith glacc-neme
gēir`a prince venom-handed,' Met. Dinds. iv 96.67 . ¤ nuaide
60` bright-handed ,' TD 30.7 . ¤ ṡolus bright-handed , LL 396.6 .
¤ thomside(epithet of a dart) fitting(oradjusted) to the
hand(?): gai gormrúad glacthomsidi, LU 10227 ( IT i 310.28 ).
glac-thoimsidhe (.i. lán glaice), O'Cl.

1 gláed n ā,f., alsoo,m.(?)ashout, aloud call (used of
65utterances of men and animals):in tan dobeir in leo a
glaid ass, RC xx 410.1 ( ACC 133 Comm. ).amal gláid ṁbind
ind leoman, 408.15 .éirghis ... in bainléo ┐ dobheir a gláoidh
moir osaird, BNnÉ 84 § 172 .doleig F. glaodh mór isin cúan,
IT ii2125.89; 93 .do aitin gurbí glaodh Fergusa í, tucc a
70ghlaodh churadh, TBC p. 339 n. 4 .glǽdh cuirre, Buile Ṡ.
102.y .glaodh O. ag dul do sheilg, Oss. iv 16.13 .g s. ag
legen na cétgl[a]ídhi, IT ii2126.100 .pl. eamnait a
nglaedha na sinnaigh, RC i 36.29 (gl.fr. H.3.18).o gloedaib
... na ṅdémna, PH 5625 .nolindais ifern da nglaodhaibet
75beicethaigh, Aisl. Tund. 104.10 .
Compds. ¤ béiccedach: howling,shouting, ablaring sound:
glaodvheicet[h]och na piast, Aisl. Tund. 104.19 .glaedh-
beccedaigh na stocc, CCath. 3106 .glaéidhbeicedhach, gáir
┐ gredhan a ngalgat, FM vi 2116.18 . ¤ gal bawling(?):
80 demhna ag glaedhgail (blaodhaigh,v.l.), BNnÉ 99 § 11.

2 gláed n glue (cf.W.glud birdlime;γλοιός):secht sechida
... ┐ glaéd etir cach da shechid díb, LL 244a39 ( TTr. 2046 ).
arna ndaingendlut[h]achadh do glaed ┐ do sechim ┐ do
bitumin, CCath. 5228 .ros lin do cur a nuisci no co nderna
85glaedh de muscilago lini, Irish Texts v 42.28 .rosrengait a
sceth asa nglaethaib comdlutha`the glued seams of their
shields were torn
,' Ériu viii 32 § 36 . ? To this:imirt glaith
for rot using birdlime on a road, Laws v 474.6 (=scattering
twigs smeared with birdlime
?); the gloss ( 476.1 ), however,
and some late commentaries (e.g. O'C. 903 , 1736 , 1933 ) take
this to mean stealing firewood. Seeglaith.
Compd. ¤ ecar fixingwithglue: radaingnigid a sceith ... do
5seitidaib gorma glædecair ... tarb (v.l.gleo-eccair)` layer-
glued ,' TTebe 1280 .