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1 lesc adj o, ā bean leasg, IGT Decl. § 116. (a) lazy,sluggish :
leiscc .i. fri fognam(gl.pigri), Wb. 31b23 .l. ¤ gl.piger, Ir.
Gl. 382 .l. ¤ , Corm. Y 836 .aithrige l. ¤ no mall, PH 6466.
duine leasc, ITS xxix 130.19 .trí ghort an duine leisg(pigri
30hominis), Párl. na mB. 1330 .bíonn an duine leasg faillí-
theach tímpchioll gnótha duine eile, 1339 .nephlescgl.
impigrum, Ml. 41d6 .nephleiscgl.inpigro, 118a3 . See also
1 nem-.Of the sea,slow-moving,still: lesca .i.in trancilitate
(sic)gl.segnia[.i.maria], Ml. 126a3 .
35Much more usual in predicative use. (b) Of persons,
sluggish,reluctant,unwilling,loth :nirbat l. ¤ , ar nirbat meirb,
LU 3504 ( SC 26 ).nadib leisc, SR 7843 .a beit[h] l. ¤ ┐ a
beith meta ┐ a beit[h] imecclac[h], CCath. 4447 .na bidh
luath cum labartha na leasc chum éisdichta, Ériu v 126 § 13.
40 ragat-sa fris sin . . . ┐ nidham leasc uime, Lism. L. 3032.
dreagan Droma Léith nár leasg, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 117.66 .
tig don bhás an corp do bheith leasg, TSh. 1313 .na [bígidh]
leasg fá [bhur] ndithcheall [do dhéunamh], Rom. xii 11.
tegaisgem na huile Ṡethra . . . ionnus nach rabhaid lesg
45ná tarcaisnech ar ghrádh Dé(`that they will not loath or
disdayne
'), RSClára fo. 112a(104 § 5) .an té . . . bhíos
leasg iona obair`slothful', Prov. xviii 9.
is l. ¤ la islothto, isreluctantto, isslowto:arco fessed cia lasbad
l. ¤ ┐ lasbad laind in sluagad do thecht, TBC 408 (=scíth,
50 LU 4617 ).cid l. ¤ ri lōech luath`unwilling', KMMisc. 270
§ 42 ( LL 18987 ).roba l. ¤ leo a marbad, Sc. M² 17R .ba l. ¤
le tocht i carcair cengalta, CCath. 4188 .in budh leasc
latsa eirghi, Lism. L. 2665 (`would you mind getting up',
Plummer MS. notes).gidh ar leas ni tainic dhe / leinne
55nir leasg an eirghe, Duan. Finn ii 62 § 9 .ní leasg liom / da
ttugam beim tar do ceann / na tisam fein as ifreann`it worries
me not
', 170 § 9 .leasc leam éirghe san íarmhérghe / d'éis
chogalta, IGT Decl. ex. 1190 .an tan is leasg leis slighe
na subháilceadh . . . do leanmhain, TSh. 9656 .tug Naoise
60aonta leis sin, gér leasc leis d'eagla Chonchubhair é, Keat. ii
2968 .ōir as leiscc le duine, an tan théid sé ar magh réidh
áluinn, a fhāgbhāil, Beatha S.F. 1667 .
Similarly but with the person concerned unspecified;
to be translated unwelcome,undesired,displeasing,regret-
65table :gerbo l. ¤ ainesccaid inmall an eirghe sin, CCath. 4430.
faífet-se léi, is l. ¤ in cor`unwelcome task', Met. Dinds. iv
140.107 .do chumann, a fhir ghrádha, / leasc a rádha nár
chongbhais, Stud. Hib. iii 26.344 .leasg ón dúthchas do
dhíobuirt`pity that you are in exile from (your) native terri-
70tory
', 74.7 .leasg breath do bhreith 'na hagaidh, L. Cl. A.
Buidhe 206.95 .gidh leasc scaradh re a gcaidreamh
choidche, Keat. Poems 1600.
is l. ¤ do(i)isreluctantto, isslowto:foillsich duind co firin-
deach gach ni fhiarfocham did thimthechtaib gid lesg duit,
75 YBL 148a31 .na locadh ge l. ¤ do (leg.d'Ó) Domnall / druim
re haibnes Essa Ruaid, Ir. Texts ii 45 § 3 .Torna is Lughaidh
fa leasg dhóibh /bheith ag tagra neith ón gcóir / sibh-se . . . /
cuma libh ceart nó éigceart, Content. xviii 89. ?d'éis do
mheic . . . / gidh leasg dheit gan doimheanma, DDána 76.19 .
80 d'fhior th' oige gér leasg labhra / i measg n-oide n-ealadhna
should be slow to speak, Content. xxii 17.
(ii)is amatterofregretto, isremissof(?):is l. ¤ limsa inní
sin . . . teiched ria n-oenḟer . . . Ni l. ¤ ám duit-siu ón, TBC
2878 .leasg damh gan mh'aire ortha, Dán Dé xiii 10 .
85 Compar.missi . . . am fer sean / am leisciu ar cách re
tairdead, Ériu iv 150.20 .uair leiscce ┐ admailli . . . atract
in grian . . . isin maitin-sin in[n]as in cach maitin reime
riem, CCath. 4414 .nī tuccad rempi nā ina dīaid . . . nī as
lesciu línd`more grievous', Aisl. MC 59.2 .gidh lesc libh-se
mo léicin-sa i ndáil éga . . . is leisci dam-sa dul, Comp.
5 Con C. 96.20 .
Adv. ní indléscgl.non segniter, Ml. 128c1 .
Compds. With nouns. ¤ fer:ní feidhm leisgfhear, DDána
111.43 (`no idler's service', Ir. Monthly 1929, 371 § 43 ).
tainic ina lesglemeanta ┐ ina buinne dighair degesa gu
10hinadh na hurrlaide`with deliberate bounds', Ériu viii 46.19 .
¤ opair:leasgobair ríomh na ríogh-chlann distressing the task
to relate [the fate of] the royal children
, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 140.28 .
With adjj. ¤ bán:cosin traig lescbain lechtaig, Rawl.
76b24 (:Espāin).atchúala i nEspáin uillig / ingin lescbáin
15láechbuillig, Met. Dinds. i 8.38 . ¤ gel:d'árus séimh na sreabh
leisggeal, DDána 81.9 .
See alsos.vv. bonn,céimm,1 traig.

2 lesc n o,m. IGT Decl. § 15 .leasg (an tráth as fer.), § 96.
slothful man(?): airdmesach cech l. ¤ , Arch. iii 230.134 .in
20t-í is laind ┐ is escaid, gresed in l. ¤ , PH 5825. Cf. 1 lesc.

1 lescach n o,m.(1 lesc):buidhen l. ¤ ┐ scolóc`idlers', AU iii
510.z .

? 2 lescach: ind L. ¤ . . . / corn Aillinne, SG 97.26 =Leascach,
Acall. 147 (Flescan,v.l.). Prob. readflescach.

25 lescae xseeleisce.

? lescaid: ind ticfa didiu rī andes, fianna les saidfid cad (= cath)
leascfaid rīg do fæth fēn, ZCP xiii 27.4 ( YBL 191ay ) =lesc-
faidh righ, BB 266b55 . ?recte tescfaid.

? leschorach ind g pl.:la taebh muílcheand . . . cnam larach is
30leascorach, BB 257b15 =leaschorach, YBL 177a21 (in descr.
ofLebarcham).

lescugud [u,m.]vn.formation fromlesc.loscud . . . l. ¤ neich
e, Corm. Y 844 v.l. Cf. lescaid?

lesgailte n(leth+scaílte?)m. leasgailte, IGT Decl. § 2 (p. 39.28) .
35 leathsgailteann`ajoist, aplank ', O'R.Cf. lesgailtech.

lesgailtech n(lesgailte):co nár fuilngedar na ruadcrainn in
róéigen gan rianblaghadh, gurrabatar ina l. ¤ fliuchderg ar
na láithrechaib` fragments ', Caithr. Thoirdh. 113.26 .

léspairt ind(compd. of1 lés?):d'aimhdheóin gach geallamhna
40┐ móirléaspairt dá ndearna(`après tant de belles promesses
et protestations
'), Trompa na bhF. 4653 (-léirspirt,-léiríspirt,
v.ll.). See Dinneen.

1 lesrach n(3 les) loins,things: g s. leasruigh.is mór ní súigios
l. ¤ banscaile, SG 244.22 .da oircnibh ┐ da iosgadaibh ┐ da l. ¤ ,
45 Buile S. 124.10 .faisc . . . do chloidheamh ar do l. ¤ (super
femur tuum), Smaointe B. Chr. 1219 .folmuigidh linn fuar
. . . o na haebh ┐ on l. ¤ , Gault. 37 .crios leathair a ttimcheall
a leasruigh, Matt. iii 4 .a bruinne ┐ a leasracha(venter et
femora, Dan. ii 32 ), TSh. 57 .a chaoil, a leasrach, [a]
50mheadhuin, Eg. Gl. 147. Cf. criosluighidh saicédach ar
bhur leasraibh, Is. xxxii 11. ( ?leg. -rachaibhorlesrach).

? 2 lesrach: ind ár, leasrach, léun`hurt, havock', Eg. Gl. 9.

? lessad: ind aicneadh in miledh rodmarbh / is agarb / eter do
muintir do lam / do lessadh, IT iii 69 § 14.

55 lestar n o,n.laterm.(prob. W. loanword, Thurn. Gramm.
120 , 178 )n s. l. ¤ n-arggit, Thes. ii 294.29 ( SP iv ).a l. ¤ mbruithi,
Ir. Texts i 11.2 (Vita Brigitae).n pl. lestra, LU 1713 (ICM);
but alsolestair, Auraic. 5623. TTr.² 569. a pl. lestra, IT i
42.12 .lestru, SR 7602. lesdar m, IGT Decl. § 17.
60(a) vessel,container (for liquids):is léir dorigni indala l. ¤
gl.uas, Wb. 4c32 .air lani ind lestair, Ml. 94c9 .l. ¤ gl.uasis,
Sg. 65b6 . nomendo lestur chorthón bís oc edpartaib do deib
gl.futilis, 56b7 .l. ¤ fás, Thes. ii 294.28 ( SP iv ).ro bennaig . . .
Pátraic in érdig ┐ ros-impoi in l. ¤ , Trip. 458.16 .cach l. ¤
65fodlai .i. copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma a dispensing vessel,
Laws v 406.y and 408.17 Comm .lan eini in bochtain do
loim .i. bec, i 106.24 Comm .fidlestra .i. cach l. ¤ cumrigter
fri ol as, O'D. 1064 ( H. 2.15,34 ).línaid a ll. ¤ dō do lemlacht,
ZCP viii 310.13 (Laud Gen.).tothlaigestar dig a ll. ¤ humi,
70 LU 10597 .curt[h]ir ar æd īarnl. ¤ , Ériu vii 4.4 ( LL 13645 ).
fern na caill . . . ar is di doniter lestair imon lacht, Auraic.
5623 .hic techt ar cenn uisci uair / . . . / dā l. ¤ hi llāmaib
lē, Fing. R. 737 .fín nua isna lestraib núib, PH 5511 .ni
gabait . . . na lestair lána a tórmach(plena uasa non recipiunt
75augmenta), 5480 .coire ramór . . . / l. ¤ lommnán lán do
cheō, Aisl. MC 69.4 .ni rabhutar . . . leastair ac muinntir
Brigte, acht da lothar, Lism. L. 1358 .tucad iarum Grigoir
asin leastar a raba, RC xlvi 237.1 ( =telchoma, 236.x .).
leastar .i. soitheach, Lec. Gl. 312. Stowe Gl. 451. Also a
80vessel for washing in:a lestraib glaine rot necht, Cog. 124.19 .
l. ¤ lulaice(samaisce,colpaige, etc.)a vessel worth a milch-
cow
, etc.:l. ¤ lulaice gu glún, l. ¤ bo inloighi gu fordrunn, l. ¤
samaisce gu imlind, l. ¤ colbpaighe gu gualaind, l. ¤ dairti go hó,
l. ¤ dardadha gu mullach cind, O'D. 929 ( H. 3.17,658 ).lesdar
85lulaice tuargaib fear go glun; . . . leastar samaisce tuargaib
fear go imlinn; . . . l. ¤ colptaige . . . leastar dairte, Laws iv
166. 3ff. Comm .tri duirn i lethet beoil in lestair lulaice,
O'D. 903 ( H. 3.17,645 ).l. ¤ uan muilt mer(leg.métithir ?)
ferdorn lethet a beoil, lethlethat a beoil dia domna, O'Dav.
680. Cf. medferdorn ceachtar n-ai, YBL 118a41 .somaine
5bech .i. l. ¤ lulaice ian oil lan di mellit ┐ da thartine dec.
A lleth insin ar ll. ¤ colpaige, a trian ar l. ¤ ndairte ┐ saithe do
sil bech .i. ced saithi intrebad tri misa .i. mi fri criascath ┐ da
mi fri trebath. Issed l. ¤ n-iraith insin, O'C. 881 ( H. 3.18,
394b ).
10 l. ¤ Baduirndname of a magic vessel used in ordeals, one of
the`fīra ro suidistar Pādraic do glēod fer n-Ērend, Laws
v 470.33 ff .leasdar Baduirnd . . . is an tan doberta in lam
anuind, dia mbeth go lais, no meabad; dia mbeth fir lais,
conaigedh, 472.14 Comm .l. ¤ do eipled ar dornnaib na n-anfiran,
15no thaithbeoghadh ar dornnaib na firen, 17 Comm .co n-aca
fír n-amra isin tṡidh .i. lestur glain. Fear dobereadh téora
briathra góa fai conscaradh fora laim hi tri. Fear adbereadh
teóra briathra fira foa conategedh affrithisi, IT iii 191 § 19.
comba head sin leastur no delaighedh gai ┐ fir la Badurn,
20 ibid.
(b)Fig.of a person: Christus.i. ar ni bí-som i llestur
fercegl.sol non occidat super iracondiam(sic)uestram, Wb.
22b4 (cf. Rom. ix 22 ).l. ¤ óir airegda(of Colum Cille), Arch.
iii 218 § 6 .Dubthach . . . l. ¤ lan do rath in Spirita Naim,
25 Laws i 6.20 Comm .nīdam (sic leg.) l. ¤ dingmhāla I am not a
fitting vessel
(for the reception of the Eucharist), RC xxxvii
349 § 76 .is l. ¤ honorach don chomdid in corp, PH 5981.
a Shímoin, . . . a l. ¤ lán do (sic leg.) démnaib, 1811 .Maol-
brighde . . . l. ¤ n-eccna ┐ n-eolais, Mart. Don. Feb. 22. Of
30the body:mairg do-nī lān don l. ¤ , Arch. iii 240 § 37.
(c) beehive :saithe cacha lestair, Laws iv 192.9 .trian do
lestur o atelat(of a swarm of bees), 190.10 .forna leastraib
. . . .i. for na ceascaib, 178.23 Comm .occa cumscuchud
.i. as gach leastar do leastar, 176.x Comm .teit . . . do
35timtirech[t] in lestair, ii 120.y Comm .saithe bech ┐ lestra
gl.beich[ṡ]luaigh, Ériu ii 3 n. 35 .
(d) More generally of various receptacles:corp Crist do
thaiscid i mbréit no i ll. ¤ nglan, PH 5332 .dí lestar lana
do lebraib, 2235 .lan blaisci no lestair na cno nut-shell,
40 O'D. 2321 ( Rawl. B 506,33d ).contardsad i ll. ¤ ┐ co road-
nacht ic Ḟid Duin a coffin, Ériu v 38.15 ( YBL 135a15 ).
(e) ? In a name or sobriquet among the Ó hAinlighe
family:dú atorchair . . . Raduban Mac in Lestair Í Ainlighi,
RC xviii 58.33 (Tig.).Mac in Lestair Húi Ainlighe
45. . . do marbad, 156.9 (do.).Gilla in Coimdedh mac Inlestair
.H. hAinlighe, ALC i 162.28 (an. 1182 ).
(f) ship,boat,vessel :fo imrim noe no leasdair, Laws v
474.8 .luchtlach . . . / i llígḟlatha lestur`in the vessel of the
beautiful realm
', Fél. Ep. 22 .téit . . . isind l. ¤ , Hib. Min.
50 71.17 .do longaibh ┐ lestraib ┐ nóaibh, TTr.² 131 .ruccait tri .c. l. ¤
leis, for Sinaind co Loch Rai, Cog. 108.4 (eathar,v.l.).a[c]
cur a lestur ó tír, CCath. 1424 .luath-iomramh na leastar
tar an lear, ML 46.14 (na long, ML² 674 ).[cobhlach] . . .
i rabhattar dá chéd l. ¤ , FM ii 1056.21 .