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lac adj o,ā. With -o- ind s.andg s.(as incas=cos), IGT Decl.
§ 40. weak,feeble . Of persons:in tí as l. ¤ is dó is méla, LL
40 307b21 .a chruachaidhi lenaim laic (: brait), IT iii 104 § 200
( Bruchst. i 27 § 59 ).a leanaib laic (: cait), IT 93 § 140 . Freq.
of hair soft,smooth :ó Concobair na cíabh lag, IGT Decl. ex.
70 . In metonymy:a chiabh lacch`thou lady of clinging
tresses
', O'Hara 659 .a chiabh lag, Aithd. D. 41.6 .a earrla
45lag, Aithd. D. 46.5 .ar teccuscc da thrilis loig, Ir. Texts ii
97 § 11 . Of other parts of the body:a basa taise laga
leabhaire, Keat. Poems 91 .a suile lacca liatha, LB 155a30 .
In a variety of other applications:na lochta cen lomrim l. ¤ ,
BB 331b40 .Tech na Fían, nirbo long l. ¤ `it was no mean hall',
50 Met. Dinds. i 18.59 .nir l. ¤ a ḟal, LL 4306 .nirbo l. ¤ in
lenamain, 375b4 .nír lag a dhal, BB 56b15 .ní l. ¤ rogní
iarcóir cath, / in rí dorat mór ndígal, SR 3943 .th'aire ar
fhās na n-abhall lag, Ériu viii 195 § 4 .a thuir nach tor lag,
ML² 934 .gér lag an long 'na raibhe Peadar, TSh. 2067.
55 lag an foirgneadh aga mbi fulang . . . lag, Luc. Fid.² 5117 - 8 .
With neg. of copula as laudatory epithet and in chevilles:
ní láthar l. ¤ , LU 3737 ( SC 12 ).ós Lifi Lagnech nách lacc
(: tochmarc), Met. Dinds. iii 82.67 .Lugaid nar l. ¤ , LL 19477.
tri hingena in láich nad lac, Met. Dinds. iii 156.5 .líth nad
60lacc, Ériu iv 136.15 .ní lúad lac, Met. Dinds. iii 146.9 ( ZCP
viii 106 § 4 ).miad nar l. ¤ , CRR § 29 .ni tres lag, Cog. 64.5 .
a chreach bhó ar Laighnibh ní lag, IGT Decl. ex. 1180. Cf.
sluagh na serda . . . / . . . lúardaib l. ¤ SR 6791.
Asadv. roleigsed . . . a srein co lag asa lamaib, TTebe 4479 .
65 Compar. is laigide na lochta / mé ar m'intinn go harrochta,
Dán Dé xxi 9 .loige a-chách ar geóir chuige, PBocht 12.7 .
trí téad is laige táin, Rel. Celt. ii 293.14 .is lagaide an
urraim ó fhile . . . dlíghthear dháibh, Ó Bruad. i 122.7 .
Assubst.:cuirfid lamha ar laguibh ┐ slaineoghthar iad,
70 Luc. Fid.² 5751 .an tréan 'san lag, Keat. Poems 711. Cf.
forroilged la Gartán dabach i llac mara, SCano 15 ( Anecd. i 1 )
wherel.m.is taken by Editor (following O'Brien, Ériu xi 87 )
to meanshallow of the sea(a part of the beach accessible only
at certain low tides), but is perh. to be referred to loc (e).
75Compds. With nouns. ¤ báid:ná déantair lat lagbháidh`be not
remiss in love
', PBocht 4.43 . ¤ bothán:lag-bhotháin tógbhaid
fragiles domos, Keat. i 54.5 . ¤ chreitem:lagchreidiomh an tí
bhíos ar úrnaighthe, Párl. na mB. 2887 . ¤ gabáil:gan rann
dá oigealaoidh lais ón laggabháil`poor treatment', Aithd. D.
80 19.8 . ¤ lúb:Óilléan Carrún laglúb líomhtha léir, Hackett
xxxi l. ¤ -thomus:lagthomhas meidhe Míchíl(of sin), PBocht
15.15 . ¤ urán:glor gan l.`without weakness', Hy Maine 132.28 .
With adjj. (a) dvandva compds.: ¤ buide:a fholt lagbhuidhe
líneach, Top. Poems² 1580 . ¤ lebar:a fholt laig-leabhar
85chladh gcam soft and long, DDána 105.24 . ¤ remor:lama
lacremra litarrda aice flabby, CCath. 4029.
(b) Formed with adjj. formed from nouns: ¤ brígach:ná
bí laig-bhrígheach, Is. xli 10 . ¤ chroidech:eaglach nó lag-
chroidhech, Deut. xx 8 . ¤ lámach:curtha ┐ laglámhach, 2
Sam. xvii 2 . ¤ radarcach:atáid ar súile lagradharcach,
5 Lament. v 17 . ¤ rúnach:don aithrigheach lagrúnach weak
of purpose
, Mac Aingil² 2185 . ¤ spiraitech:do na daoinibh
laigspioraideacha, Desid. 772 . ¤ ṡúilech:ina ḟanntassib bána
┐ ina n-ímágib laccṡuileacha dim-eyed(of starving men), LB
154b60 . ¤ thuirsech:do chréachtghuin mé go lagthúirseach,
10 Keat. Poems 81.

lacad [u,m.]vn.oflacaid(seelaca(ig)id).act ofweakening,
laying low :a lagadh ┐ a laighdiugad ┐ a aimnertugad,
Cóir Anm. 31 .ragabsat a láma lacgad ┐ lán merbligud,
LL 244b2 ( TTr. 2055 ).forsin loch leír cen l. ¤ / nochantais
15cléir cain-abbad, Met. Dinds. iii 378.11 .ar lagad . . . a luth-
glac, MR 232.7 ( LL 409b4 ).lagadh ná laghdughadh, TSh.
6565. In description of warrior:ba sluag leoman cen l. ¤
`lions undaunted', Met. Dinds. iv 284.31 .in leoman gan
lagadh, Caithr. CC 16.
20In sense of discouragement,dejection, etc.:lagadh na lán-
mheirtean, MR 298.1 .narub lagad duid`do not be dis-
couraged
', Aen. 296.
Med. laxation,laxative :lagad na brond=solutio ventris,
O'Gr. Cat. 259.z .is eigin ar tus in tadbur dfolmugad le
25cuisle, ┐ re becan lagaidh noch bogas, Rosa Ang. 310.13 .
Seelocad,logad.

laca(ig)id v(lac) (a) Trans. weakens: ro lagaig(rolacgaig, Eg.)
Pátraic in mallachtain, Trip.² 1667 .scél ná lacaid logud
`that oblivion wastes not', Met. Dinds iv 216.78 .ro lacc ┐ ro
30leon ┐ ro leadair, St. Ercuil 472 .céim fa lagfaidhe ar
luaighill, DDána 104.1 .do laguighis thú dom láidrioghadh,
Mac Aingil 616 .lagaighidh (an peaca) an t-anam, Parrth.
Anma 3358 .do laguidh na cineadhacha, Is. xiv 12 .do lag
cách mo chadhasa, Misc. Celt. Soc. 328.19 .Of bonds, reins
35etc.slackens: rolagait na slabraid, CCath. 2661 .co rala-
gaigset a cengail, TTebe 214 .ro lacsat na marcaigh a
n-aradhna da n-echaibh`gave rein', CCath. 1273.
Med. loosensthebowels :tig an tart . . . tareis na purgoidi . . .
nis tusca na lagas si, 23 P 10³,43a9 .muchaid in fiabras, ┐
40lagaid in medhon, Rosa Ang. 30 § 10 .sinnsir ┐ caisi . . .
lagaid siad co maith, 114.24 .le neithibh lagus ┐ folmuiges
adbur na heslainti. 148.15 .dona leigheasaibh lagus ag
fásgadh, O'Gr. Cat. 176.16.
(b) Intrans. growsweak,feeble . Usually of feelings, courage
45 etc.:do lacc mo spirut, Laud 610 fo. 23b (Plummer MS. notes).
cia dib no laccadh a fe[i]dm catha, CCath. 5975 .ní lacc
celg dá cnuas treachery enjoys a rich booty, Caithr. Thoirdh.
18.16 (or adj.lac?).d'eag(h)la go laigeochadh croidhe a
dhearbhraithreach, Deut. xx 8.
50 Cf. nír fír lagaigh fích na b-fer, Misc. Celt. Soc. 364.5 .
Vn. lacad.

lacatus n(1 lac) weakness :merbe ┐ lagatus cech uilcc, PH 4360.

1 lach xseeloch.

?2 lach: ind curchuslach no gilcachgl.haec arundo, Ir. Gl. 933.
55Read perh.curchus lachán.Cf. lachán`reed', Hog. Luibhl.

Lachlainn pnseeLothlinn.

lachnach adj o, ā(lachu) earlierlaichnech(cf. loichen s.v. lachu)
aboundinginducks :allind laíchnech lethan glais, LU 2993.
loichneach .i. no lochánach, O'Cl.os loch l. ¤ , IGT Decl. ex.
60268 .ón Mhodhairn lachnaigh lionntaoi, DDána 65.17 .

1 lacht n m.,g s. -a(see Ériu xiii 161 , Ped. i 228 ). IGT Decl.
§ 95 milk, partic.cow's milk: linpaite 'na ngablaib . . . / 'sé
l. ¤ rodasurmaid`that is the milk that filled them', Met. Dinds.
iii 220.48 .comet lachta .i. ferrn . . . ar is i coimetas in l. ¤ . . . is
65di doniter lestair imon l. ¤ (of letter f in Wood Ogam), Auraic.
5622 - 3 .ibait fíaich lúgbairt l. ¤ , LU 4669 ( TBC² 204 ).Glend
Táil . . . ar a mét ro thálsat na h-alma a loim ┐ a l. ¤ and do
ḟeraib hE.(a l. ¤ ┐ a loim ┐ a lemlacht, St.), TBC 1592 .do l. ¤
na vii mbó, IT iii 197.7 .rotomlacht cen lúag al-l. ¤ , Met. Dinds.
70 iii 166.31 .itir l. ¤ ┐ gnimraidh ┐ colainn, Laws ii 66.18 .līnsat
Éirinn gan anadh / do l. ¤ ┐ do lind-taradh, ML² 57 .do beredh
da trian fora lachtaib ┐ fora mbleognaib, D iv 2,53 rb43 .
nemeth bó .i. nem suth .i. suth l. ¤ ar is ō l. ¤ atā nemtenc[h]us
do cethra . . . issed nos-nemtigenn al-l. ¤ ┐a carnae , O'Mulc.
75 830e, k .níor lia bó is l. ¤ ga líonadh, DDána 113.21 .do
réabadh i n-éinḟeacht do ghrán, do l. ¤ (of Ireland), Hackett
xv 11. l .ag buin ni ḟuil gan trághadh, Keat. Poems 508.
teist na báistighe . . . nó an lachta, 699 .Cf. a bo do ni demad
certa / cen bad leo a lachta (ló lachta,v.l.), Anecd. i 47 § 5.
80With descriptivegen.of cow's milk:do l. ¤ búair, Met. Dinds.
iii 218.27 .do l. ¤ bo oendatha, Dinds. 46 ( LL 22404 ).l. ¤ bó,
O'R. Poems 160 .ar mbreith lachta na loilgech / mar rugsat
leo l. ¤ in chruidh, Ériu iv 224.2 - 3 . Of human milk:gur
hoileadh leat-sa ar l. ¤ do chíoch nglan, Keat. Poems 1523.
85In phrases:laigh a coimetecht lachta sucklings, Stud. in E.
Ir. Law 31 n .in cein bit a coimitecht lachta, O'C. 671
( H.3.18,328b ).aimser lachta milking season:in uair is
aimsir lachta ┐ nach aimsir gnimha, Laws iii 150.21 Comm .
bo fri blicht .i. i n-aimsir lachta isin tsamradh, i 126.19 Comm .
Of other animals' milk:leth pinginn ar l. ¤ caerach, . . .
5pinginn co triun pinginne ar l. ¤ in gabair, O'C. 345 - 6 ( H.3.18,
191 ).būaid dī all. ¤ a lloe(of sheep), Ériu vii 6.26 .do thaladh
an eilit a l. ¤ aran ccloich, BNnÉ 164.29 .feisi cen l. ¤ (sows),
O'Dav. 1026 =gan lachta, Auraic. 4543 .amhuil nach
fághthar l. ¤ ná lomradh ón muic, Párl. na mB. 3148 .
10Of (intoxicating) drink:gan trághadh lachta ag teacht san
ól soin, E. Ó Rahilly xv 88. Cf. gan lanna gan lachtas(leg.
lacht a's?)línéadach, Ó Bruad. iii 14 § 5.
Compds. With nouns. ¤ chrodh:lán dod lachtchrodh,
milch herd, DDána 114.41 .ní háil leis lón lachtchruidh,
15 Magauran 3542 . With 2 genas:lachtgenus tuinigthi`lacti-
ferous udder
' (lit.steady milk-production?), MR 100.16 . ¤ mag
in n. loc.Dál Caiss Leithet Lactmaige, LL 322c27 .Cf.
lactmuad, Sc.M² 22a n. (for tlachtmūad, text).
With adjj. ¤ milis:sruth l. of sweet milk, RC xxvi 136.12 .
20 ¤ trom:l. dúibh an bioth, a Bhriaín`the land flows with milk',
Magauran 354 .