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2 lorg n ā,f.butd s. lorcdromma, Ml. 51a8 .a s. lorgcatha,
Todd Nenn. 184.4 .lorg f., IGT Decl. § 158.
(a) staff,stick;rodorwandofoffice: lorc isind laim aili
30is samlid insin imme[t]ét . . . int ais lósc, Ml. 45c9 .dobert-
side in loirc do bai 'na laim do(a king's sceptre?), Ériu v
36.22 .rechtaire teghlaig C. . . . Isí a lorc teglaig fail úasa,
BDD² 800 ( LU 7186 ).slicht a luirge ina diaid, Triads 103 .
ba híat a slegha ba lorga fosaighthi doibh`props', CCath.
35 2312 .a llorga ┐ a mbachla ina lámaib, PH 5103 .beir mo
luirg [fessin] lat . . . ┐ rega gach conair bus ail duit, 2232 .
rogerr a slegh ┐ dorindi l. ¤ di(of a warrior turning pilgrim),
ZCP vi 84.32 .an l. ¤ no an baitín do bí n-a laimh(of Colum
Cille), xi 142.33 . . . .mic Flaithbhertaigh an trostáin .i. a l. ¤
40Rómha(i.e. a pilgrim's staff), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 3.9 .na daine
. . . threigis an saeghal uile, ┐ gabus sgriptha ┐ l. ¤ do ghradh
Dia(virga). Smaointe B. Chr. 6071 .colg ara clúimh / sa l. ¤
na láimh(of a dead pig, because he was setting out like a
pilgrim on his last journey?), Ir. Texts i 31.47 .l. ¤ dromma
45 thespine :hó lorc dromma [nō] delcgl.spina, Ml. 51a8 .na
lorgdrommagl.spinas(?leg. lorg[a] d.), Gild. Lor. 169.
Used in some kind of proof or ordeal for determining the
paternity of children of madwomen who have not been
affiliated during the lifetime of the (putative) father:meic
50na mban mear so ┐ nucur astadh iat i mbeathaidh a n-athar,
┐ isedh dlegar dib a n-astudh ar a ligi (= luigi) go loirg no
go mbreithir no go sulgnais, O'C. 2295 ( Rawl. B 506,28 ).
tri fira is luga a fenechas .i. l. ¤ ┐ briathar ┐ sulgnais .i. a l. ¤ on
mir gan urlabra, a briathar on mir co n-urlabra, a sulgnais
55on ciall maith gin urlabra, O'C. 603 ( H. 3.18,295 ) = Cóic
Con. Fug. 42 § 63 (`Spur').a mhiond loirge mar luighe / gu
ngoirge Ḟinn ḟalmuire, IGT Decl. ex. 2021.
(b) club,cudgel :l. ¤ gl.claua, Ir. Gl. 52 .l. ¤ .i. lúi airg .i.
lāich í, Corm. Y 805. quia regem laginensium occidit .i.
60din tomad tuc fair dia luircc, Fél.² clxx 2 ..ix. slabrad iairn a
cind cacha luirgi, BDD² 1280 .co trí lorggaib íarnaidib ina
lámaib clí, MU² 775 .ethaid in luirg n-āairn ro bae triasin
slabraid iron bar, Otia ii 86.16 .nir bo sop i n-inad largi
[sen], Cog. 100.23 (of Brían Bóruma, a proverbial phrase).
65 fuaim luirgi re luirigh, CCath. 6078 .gona ruibhne rena
ghualainn / gona luirg fa luath a ngoil, ML 20.26 .
l. ¤ áne hurley: tíagait tri coecait mac leis cona lorcaib áni,
LU 5907 .a bunsach ┐ a l. ¤ áne, 4868 .focherdat dano an tri
.lll. lórg ána fair, 4877 .turcbaid . . . a oenluirg n-ániusa ┐
70dícuris na trí coicait l. ¤ , 914 . Withoutáne:bla liathroide l. ¤
┐ poll ┐ log . . . donti buailis in liathroid da luirg, Laws iii
554.3 - 4 (Text and Comm.).focheirdseom ūad a līathrōit ┐
a lloirc, TBC² 523.
l. ¤ anfaid(anfad fury):atchíu fer chucund . . . l. ¤ anfaid
75inna láim. Calg dét fóa choim(of Mac Roth), LU 5595
(lorc anfaith, TBC² 1112 ).co táinic in Dagdha ┐ a lorg
anfaidh 'na laim, Met. Dinds. iv 294.20 (cf. ZCP iii 240 § 34 ).
Cf. lorg adúathmar íarnaidi 'na láim, cend anbthen fhurri ┐
cend álgen . . . fuirmid in cend n-anbthen for cendar na
80nónbor condas-marband . . . Fuirmid in cend álgen forru
condas-bethaigend, MU² 628.
(c) handleorshaft of an implement, etc.:for teora[ib]
lorggaib a[i]thich—lorgg ḟorcha, lorgg ṡamthaige, lorgg
rám(m)ai, Críth Gabl. 531.2 .co na fuil aici acht rigi na tri
85larg; l. ¤ a suisti, ┐ l. ¤ a bela ┐ l. ¤ a fidba(of anaithech), Laws
iii 106. 14.15 Comm .caire cona inbiur(b) cona lorggaib,
Críth Gabl. 174 .a lorga maela(of hurleys), Ériu v 28.17 .
tócbais a thēig libair for a luirg isin fraigid`on the peg in the
wall
', Aisl. MC 11.27 .
(d)themembrum virile :secht nartim ina luirg(of Fergus
5mac Roig), Ériu iv 26.11 .tintā Fergus do debaid fri
Coinculaind. `Olc dait . . . mo dīguin; is gairit mo lorc lat',
TBC² 1210. See O'Brien, Études Celt. iii 369 f .
(e)g s.used attributively in several phrases (meaning is
not always apparent) (i)áe loirge(áe lawsuit): ?ceas[c] co
10taet ae in-airecht la Feine? Nī. Ae loirge ar as ae lobair andsin,
ae gacha bannsgaile, O'C. 1614 ( 23 Q 6,6a ) =cesc co ted ae
i n-airecht la fene. Ae luirgi ar is ae lobuir annsin, ae cach
bannscaile na fil folta (.i. na feine) na iardin (.i. iarmbreth-
emnus) le na turbaid, O'C. 1269 ( H. 3.18,514 ). (ii)bard loirge
15name of one class of thedáer-baird`Barde der Geschlechts-
nachfolge
', Thurn., IT iii 110 § 8 , translating1 lorg:anmand
na ndóerbard . . . culbard ┐ srutbard ┐ bard lorge ┐ drisiuc,
IT iii 5.y .bard loirgi gan aisde ndilis theb. l.has no character-
istic metre
, iii 23.5 . (iii)bé loirge:direnar be luirge landire
20be loisde luineatha alaile, O'D. 2228 ( Nero A 7,153b ) (`a
distaff woman is entitled to full compensation-fine; she of the
kneading-trough and churn-stick to the same assessment
', O'Gr.
Cat. 145 ).
(iv)cú loirge:cu loirge [.i.] cu ris na gabann greim lorg,
25 Laws iii 414.26 Comm . (`a club dogi.e.a dog on which a club
takes no effect
', Plummer MS. notes); but perh.tracking
dog.
Cf.confusion between1and2 lorg, O'Dav. 1155
s.v. 1 lorg (b).in cu loirgi . . . lan fiach ina cet cinaid seic,
mad fri duine foglaidh, mad fri rubu, is aithgin; ar ni
30riagailter lorg fri rubu, 416.5 Comm .
Compds. (i) With noun. ¤ ḟertas(later by metath.
¤ ḟersat) cluborcudgel;iron bar :doghlac a lorg fersat catha
.i. túagh thailc throm, Ériu v 174.200 .rabert C. béim d'a
lorgḟertais bar na sluagaib, CRR 44 .muadhbemnech na
35loirc-fersat n-uiriarainn, TBC St. 4653 .luirgfhearsad
imreamhar iarnaidhe trés an dá lúib do bhí ar cheann an
tslabhra, Keat. ii 6300. (ii) With adj. ¤ remar thick-staved :
do rinnetar leibenn lethann loirgremar . . . a timcell Oilella,
Celt. Rev. iv 12.10 .
40Seemaglorg.

? 3 lorg n f.(B. na f.):atā amor aguindi / don luirg (.i. don
mnai) sin bīs fāt bracaib, Éigse i 86 II. beith ar do lorg
(.i. ar do mnai) ag leanmain, III. loiche na rir mo craide /
ar ndul dom loirg le scal, LB 247b marg. inf. m'amor fēin
45do-chuaidh tar chēill / do luirg tnútha nár ér dúil`my own
love for an envied one(?) who never refused anyone has exceeded
sense
', O'R. Poems 2144 and n. (`a man(?)', Gloss.).

lorgach adj o, ā(?2 lorg):ellmaig cach l. ¤ `everyone who is armed
is prepared
' (?), ZCP xvii 61 § 19 (rectius ellmach?, Ed.) =
50 Arch. iii 229.97 .

lorgad vn.formation from2 lorg? As comicn. pr. Gendud
┐ Slipred ┐ L. ¤ tri doirrseoire Gulidi, Hib. Min. 66.21 .

lorgaid xseeloirgid.

lorgaire n io,m.(1 lorg) tracker,pursuer;follower,adherent;
55 investigator :do fuair a lorgairidhe . . . ┐ d'fhuagair dóibh
Diarmuid . . . do leanamhain, Oss. iii 62.20 .[díthchreideamh]
Luther loitbheartaigh ┐ a lorgairidhe, Eochairsg. 1.2 .
Luther . . . nó a lorgairidhe, 2.1 .leargaire an ghlóir líomhtha
an l. ¤ (of a parasite), O'Gr. Cat. 29.37 .l. ¤ seandachta
60craobhsgaoilidh an domhain`investigator'. Keat. i 226.z .a
shlán fa aon d'á lorgairidhibh go bhfuil laoidh no litir a
seanchus Éireann i n-a bhfuil luadh . . . ar Ghiolla Már,
12.18 .

lorgairecht n ā,f.(lorgaire) IGT Decl. § 26 . Verbs § 65 .lorg-
65arechtgl.indago, Ir. Gl. 937.
Seeking,pursuit;searchingout,inquiry,investigation :
tiagait arsain 'na longaib i ll. ¤ , TTr. 1052 .cona rucsat l. ¤
uaidib co ndecadar isin catraig did not give up the pursuit,
BB 433b14 .teit Curcog les isin l. ¤ `search', Ériu xi 200.9 .
70 lorguirecht mhaith do dhénamh aran mboin to keep a close
watch on
, BNnÉ 158.2 .ro fitir nach impobadh o lorgcairecht
an tSoidigh Naemtha, Grail 209 .an slanughadh ara ndearn-
adar na fáidhe lorgairechd(of which salvation the prophets
have inquired
), 1 Pet. i 10 .um gach ní as eól doibh dona
75nethibh ara ndensiomh l. ¤ `inquisition', RSClára 122.30 .is
iomdha ní do-ní Dia, [ar?] nach áil leis daoine do dhéanamh
lorgaireachta, TSh. 5301.
As quasi-vn. atat fir Erenn agad l. ¤ ┐ agadt iaradh, TBC
p. 185 n. 8 (H).stuider . . . do denam don tslainti . . . ┐
80do l. ¤ da coimed ┐ da leigheas to investigate how to cure it,
Mackinnon Cat. 36.31 .docuaidh m'ath[air] do l. ¤ a dalta,
RC x 189.33 .daig is on dunad so dlegar an Soidech Naemtha
do lorccuirecht, Grail 137 .ad hec indiganda. . ..i. da lorgair-
eacht an adbuir so, Ir. Astr. Tr. 132.14 .dochum a lenamhna
85┐ a lorgaireachta(to follow and imitate), RSClára 132.33 .
a l. ¤ cionnus congbhaidhther iodhbairt na náomhurnaighthe
`to enquire', 126.22 .bunadhas cinidh Scoit do lorgaireacht
go préimh`to trace', Keat. i 224.y .l. ¤ na n-apstal for Isa,
Grail 3264 - 5 .