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70 lettáeb n(leth+táeb) side: brúirech a dá gaí . . . ina letaib
fair on each of his two sides, BDD² 1513 .co ráncatar lettaeb
Sída Nechtain, RC xiii 70.12 .dael . . . ro chlóid a lethtaeb
uile, Fél. 44.1 .crann go nduille fheactha fhaon / ealta ag
luighe dá leathtaobh, DDána 82.16 . Attrib.g s.:gaotha
75taoibhe nó leath-taoibhe side or collateral winds, Corp.
Astron. 30.13 .glór leath-taoibh`biassed argument', Content.
xxix 8. Cf. gan breith do bhreith le leathtaoibh, xiv 57 .
Inadv.phr.do l. ¤ apart,aside :d'fhiafraigh a ndéanfadh
cómhrac / le Meargach . . . do leath-taoibh`in single combat',
80 Oss. iv 106.24 .tancatar da lethtaibh made a flank move-
ment
, CCath. 5723. Freq. withcuirid,etc.:cuirthior an
drochairgiod do leataoibh is put to one side, Párl. na mB.
1863 .a ccor da (sic leg.= do) leataoibh, Mac Aingil² 1865 .
ag légen do lethtaoibh an uile mainnechtnaighe laying aside,
85 RSClára 139a .ar toitim an laích dā (leg.da = do) leth-
taob, ML² 1252. Asprep.phr.:dom lethtáeib beside me,
Anecd. i 30 § 41 .do leathtaebh in tṡlúaigh, BB 17b43 .
ionad leabtha dá leathtaobh by His side, Dán Dé vi 32 .an
dall do bhí do leattaoibh na slighe, TSh. 9332. With 1:i
llettáib int ṡlébi, LB 144a32 .

5 lettáebach adj o, ā(lettáeb) partial: condailbhe .i. bághach no
leathtaobhach, Triads 252n.

lettrom (leth+3 trom) adj I heavyonone side,lopsided,un-
balanced :ba leathtrom na leathbuird`leaned over', Caithr.
CC 77 .tomus lettromm, Aisl. MC 73.29 .Offights,battles
10 unequal,unfair: troid leathtrom, DDána 87.8 .leathtrom
ro chuirseat an cath / Goill agus Gaeidhil, Misc. Celt. Soc.
152.13 .Ofjudgementsetc.unfair,partial,biassed: breth
l. ¤ lesmáthar, Ériu iv 98 § 24a .má rugadh breath 'n-a
breith leathtruim, DDána 94.14 .leathtrom an cor, 5.15 .
15Differently in:cearcall theineadh . . . / 'na sgeimheal leath-
trom luaimneachlit.heavy-sided(=heavy), Aithd. D. 3.18
(-uim, Studies 1928, 69 ).
IISimilarly assubst.:gan leathtrom learg d'ḟán nó
d'ard inequality, DDána 119.18 .le leathtrom cogaidh
20 unequal strife, Studies 1919, 255 § 2 .iomdha leathtrom
gum lucht chogaidh, PBocht 18.11 .leathtrom deabhtha,
Misc. Celt. Soc. 344.24 . ?luad lethtruim, MR 262.23 .
odchondairc Eochaid leathrom Meadba`Meadb's partiality'
(i.e. fondness for Ailill), Ériu ii 182.21 .leathtrom glóir
25 calumny, Aithd. D. 40.20 .méad mo leathtruim, DDána
111.12 .tusa ní claonfa chum lethtruim, SG 35.16 .gan
claoini no lethtrom ina breithemhnus, Leb. Gab. 248 n.1 .
Hence injustice,oppression,afflictionin general: leathtrom
muinntire Meidhbhe / . . . ar Magh Muirtheimhne, DDána
30 92.32 .giorra saoghail cinidh Cuinn / tug Éire fa lán leth-
troim, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 259.38 .maoidh do leathtrom lá a
chéasda, A. Ó Dálaigh xix 12 .leattrom d'imirt ar an eaglais,
TSh. 5386 .ré linn gach leathtruim da luigheadh orra,
Keat. ii 1032 .fear leathtruim`oppressor', Prov. xxviii 16.

35 lettromach adj(lettrom):an drong leónta leathtromach` unfairly
used ', TD 16.8 .grádh leatromach one-sided , Dánta Gr.
51.1 .

lettromán n(lettrom):tarfas dō leatromán do muintir Dé nach
bíd . . . ac troscadh`that the men of God . . . dealt inequitably',
40 SG 34.10 .Usually of adead king,chief, etc. (oppression,
henceaffliction,grief?): adbur rig coicid Ulad uili ┐ leth-
dromman Erenn uili`the support of all Ireland', Ann. Conn.
1333.3 .Toirrdelbach . . . lettroman (sic leg.) Tuadmuman
`the stay of Thomond', 1399.2 (=lettroman, ALC ii ).T. . . .
45letroman na nGaidhel ar thresi ┐ ar línmairecht`surpasser',
RC xviii 285.7 (Tig.).D. . . . lettroman Connacht, FM iii
262.12 (`a great loss to C.').

lettruime =lettrom(subst.):a fir do chumm in cruinde /
doilig lind do lettruimme injustice , LB 186a13 ( GJ iv 42b26 ).

50 letus xseeleitiús.

leuain pn g. Lebanon: ind huaisliu oldate cedair l. ¤ , Ml. 48c21 .

leuc n(Lat.leuca) league: .ix. leugada ier tomus francach,
CCath. 3475 (leuccada,leccadha,v.ll.).tri leuic .i. nai
mile, ITS xix 32.4 .do impátar . . . fedh l. ¤ .i. tri míle, 80.12 .
55 Cf. 1 léice.

leuidán xseelebedán.

leuitic pn book ofLeviticus :uctaras ind l. ¤ `the authority is Leviticus',
Mon. Tall. 153.16 .

léun xseelén.

60 lex-: adj lex-áos`idle-folk', Mon. Tall. 148.18 .Cf. Ducange,
s.v. 1 lexa .

léx n m.(Lat.lex) (a)thelaw, esp. thecivil law; alaw: oir adeir
in l. ¤ :qui in possessione (sic leg.) est, O'D. 624 ( H. 3.17,463 ).
O'C. 2250 ( Eg. 88,18a ).ata lex ┐ canóin da dhearbhadh
65 civil and canon law, O'C. 2307 ( Eg. 88 23b ).Adhomnan tuc recht lecsa
i nErind, RC xvii 215. 16 (Tig.) (ref. to the so-calledlex
innocentium, AUan.697 ).ardmaighistir dlighid nua ┐ sen
dlighedh, hi l. ¤ ┐ a canoin in Civil and Canon Law, ALC i
600.y .go roibi lēx ag na Rōmānchaib gan neach . . . do
70bāsugadh . . ., Fl. Earls 212.29 .fear cogaidh a n-aghuidh
Chríosd bhrisios a léaxa, Mac Aingil² 699 .a n-aimsir léxa
na ngrás(i.e.after the redemption), 590 .'nar choimhéduis
léxa ┐ sttatúide th'uachdarán cilli ┐ tuaithi, 3285 .
(b) chantinginunison :co cualatar . . . gáir móir ┐ l. ¤ amal
75bid oc cetol salm no bethe`chant', RC ix 492.13 (ICM).
co festais cia gair no cia l. ¤ rochúalatar, 15 .fri gein Críst
co ṅóigi / tindscan lechsa léri`begin pious chants', Fél. Nov.
14 (lexa,lexu,v.ll.). In phr.for l. ¤ `to music',inunison:
o ro chriochnaighthior . . . na tri Hymnum for l. ¤ `sung to
80music
', Rule of Tall. 52.14 (§ 91) .issed canir leisim . . .
auis auefor l. ¤ `He singsAverte faciemto a chant', Mon. Tall.
131.12 .

léxaidecht n(léx) chanting(?): exarcistid .i. . . . cethra uird lais
.i. liachtain, aurlégend ┐ lexaidecht ┐ comet screptra, O'D.
85 921 ( H. 3.17,655 ).

léxaire n(léx) lawyer: lexairegl.legista, Ir. Gl. 11.