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láid Not in early language as independentvb.No vn. given
in IGT Verbs § 42 (bérla in chora). Seefo-ceird. Pret.
forms below are perh. to be taken as developments of old-Ir.
ro-lá etc. throws,places puts :laaid . . . uad lebor in precepta,
5 FA 33 (LB).laait . . . nuallguba n-dermáir estib emit, ibid.
in fail ní no-laad cumtabairt úait beos, Lib. Hymn. i 90.16 .
ite na hugdair i llatur leith .i. na hugdair so sis taithmeter
i tosaichibh na leabar to whom it is ascribed, BB 299b33 .
lásat Níallocán immach`they thrust out little Niall', Ériu iv
1094.2 .lád chúaird nÉrenn im thuind thair let him make the
circuit of Ireland
, 96.16 .laais Ruadhan iad(sc.na hechu)
a coimhrith frihechraidh Temrach raced them against, BNnÉ
325 § 43 .sleagh tre dhruim fir go lár lás / [ór] thila clár mar do
chuas spear cast by the defenders has ever pierced the back of
15the retreating foe
(?), DDána 119.14 .gur laoi is Oilill cath
Cláraigh he (F. Canann) and Oilill fought the battle of C.,
64.16 .mo lenam óm les do ládh / do benad mo lám des dím,
IGT Verbs ex. 387 .an leathga . . . / láidh tairr na deabtha
ar a druim, 386 .Aonghais fháid bhráonghlais an Bhrogha /
20láid a Aonghais, comha ad cheann`the Aonghuses . . . send
thee gifts
', Sc. G. St. iv 66 § 31 .comuil dom dhéad do bhas
bhán / lágh blas na mbréag as mo bheol, DDána
42.22 .

láid vAlso prob. intrans.do ghnáth ní lugha do lá / mo chumha
25an tráth fa dteasdá, DDána 82.41 .

laíd n f.Laterlaí,laoi.g s. laíde, also perh.laogha, Ériu xiii
27.7 . poem,lay,metrical composition . (a) Orig. a particular
type of poem, which likeanair,anamain,emainandnath,
was not of the `bairdne' or syllabic type. See Murphy
30 Metrics 3. 12 . Mentioned as proper to the `dos':in dos . . .
laid a aisde, Laws v 62.17 Comm .bó i logh laoidhe cona
toimsibh techta, muna ttoimhsither in aircheadol ni fḟil logh
lais, Ériu xiii 27.4 .cia halt aircetail . . . .i. i[n] nath, inn anair,
inn anamain, in laidh, in sethrad, in sainemain, Auraic. 829
35(1578) . Reckoned as subdivision ofanamain:nath ┐ anair,
l. ¤ , ┐ emain. Itt e sein tra cetrí re na hanamna, IT iii 59 §
114 . Entitles poet to legal concession:in laid ma tathar
aga molad re ré trir geibidh greim rudartha, O'C. 1059
( H.3.18,7a ) =laig in filidh . . . gebid grem tuinide do, O'D.
40 1581 ( H.5.15,7a ).fri hailche .i. do laídh no do odhum,
O'C. 1891 ( 23 P 3,22b ). Later of specific metres:laidh
frecnairc, IT iii 102 § 185 .l. ¤ lúascach, Murphy Metrics no.
77 ( IT iii 87 § 100 . 88 § 102 ).laidh luibheancosach, IT
iii 94 § 144 .laidh treabhraidh, 95 § 146 .
45(b) In talesetc.freq. said to be recited or composed by
hero, warrior,etc., (perh. with religio-legal implications):
cachain S. dho drecht a choimhgne ┐ laoidh, Ériu xiii 26.23 .
canaidsi l. ¤ n-aili, LU 3409 ( SC 18 ).ro chan l. ¤ :Erig a gérait
Ulad, LU 3591 ( SC 30 ).ro bāi ic dūscud a thighernai ┐ dorigni
50in lāid, TBC² 2521 .dorigni in lāid mbicc and ac gresacht
an arad, TBC² 2447 .do gab fora adhmoladh ┐ itbert in
laidh, TBC St. 1323 .adbeart an laoí ann, TBC 3623 n .
no canustar in laidh m-bicc ┐ rus freccair Ailill, TE 9 Eg.
( IT i 123 ).Cf. laed .i. laiter no luaitir .i.`it is sent or it is
55hastened
', Auraic. 1581.
(c) poem,lay,song in general:lúaidfidir láedib limmsa,
Thes. ii 295.6 . ( Hy. v ).laidi ┐ roscada, YBL 126b41 .luam
laidi fo chaini cruth leader of song(of David), SR 6057 .laeid
dó cach duine dlegair(of famous lake), LL 20243 (láid, Met.
60Dinds. iii 260.12 ).drechta .i. duana no laidhe ┐ roscada,
O'Dav. 589 .binni laoidib a labrad`sweeter than songs' Ériu
ii 16.5 .rosepaind ceōl mbind ┐ rogob lāid le, ZCP v 500.11 .
tucc Flann mac Lonain laid ngloin / d'Ecnechan oigri
Daloig, Ir. Texts ii 1 § 3 .duais mo laoidheadh, PBocht
65 8.37 .a gcoimhlíon liom do laoidhibh(of three poems to
cool chief's anger as the ardour of Cú Chulainn was cooled
by the three vats of water), DDána 88.20 . Of song of bird:
fomchain lóid loin, Thes. ii 290.7 . See1 portach.
(d) poem as medium for legal, historical, religious and
70didactic lore:ord fil ar loídib, Fél. Prol. 314 .cona loídib
lérib, 334 .tacrait lind lāidi, Fianaig. 48 § 19 .loc don
laidse(of Senchas Már), Laws i 2.1 Comm .persa na laidhe,
4.13 Comm . Seefursundud.cométar ocainn 'malle / a
mebrugud na laíde, Met. Dinds. iii 42.42 .Aball Alinni arda /
75ibar Baile . . . / cia do bertar illaide (: daíne), LL 18181 (cia
asberar a láide, Dinds. 17 ).laoithe fuara suadh dhá séis-
ghabháil, Hackett xix 15 .
(e) In later language of pagan and christian lore:cá
bhfuighe i laoidhe nó i litir, Aithd. D. 32.11 .a laoidhibh ┐
80litreibh, O'R. Poems 1050 .le a bhfuair sionn leabhar is
laoidh`for which we got evidence of book and lay' (Gloss.),
716 .neach don druingsi . . . / an bhfuair tú i laoi nó i litir,
L.Cl.A. Buidhe 269.26 .do mhéaduigh neimheadh gach
naoimh / . . . glór laoidheadh ┐ leabhar, DDána 100.14 .a
85shlán fútha, ainm no sloinneadh, laoidh no litir, aon athar . . .
do thabhairt anuas, Eochairsg. 21.39 .Cf. co mbed a laigibh
a lebhraib / ag daenib ar selbaib suadh, BB 52b24 . In
cheville:laid lorda, SR 4279.
Compd.i laí-gleandaib leabar`on the poetical pages of
books
', MR 270.6 .