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1 lecaid v(ONleggya, Greene, Celtica iv 45 ) (a) lays out,sets,
places;lowers,lets down;extends,stretches :curaid . . . se
65traigid .l. legtair i fot cacha delba dib, Ériu ii 128 § 98
(Tenga Bithnua).ata . . . muir legthair [is]in fairgi deis
indsi E.`is set', 112 § 35. legtair asna nimib .ix.
ngaetha, § 33. leagar libsi . . . ichtara bar n-eirriud,
MR 176.y .leagur lais . . . / sleagh glas re hais n-ursann,
70 IGT Decl. ex. 474 .le dubhadh eagla mon-uar / don chur-so
ní leagar lámh arms (raised in lamentation) are not lowered(?),
DDána 79.15 .innstruimint . . . le legfadais he(of the descent
from the Cross), Smaointe B. Chr. 4298 .seach ar leagadh
riamh i gcré, Keat. Poems 611 .do leaccadar é le hiomarcaidh
75lūthghára lifted him down (from the ass), Beatha S.F. 2659 .
leag mo bhata ar aghaidh an leinimh, 2 Kings iv 29 .
(b)Oflowering sail,etc.: do leagad leision a sheóil / a
bportaibh díleann, Duan. Finn ii 222 § 6 .mar leagar
bréid longa ar loch, DDána 91.53 = IGT Decl. ex. 2131.
80 Fig. seol an chogaidh leagthair leo, PBocht 10.21 .leag
seol do mhéada meanma abate, 21.2 .leagfaidh seólta a
thoile, TSh. 877. Cf. lecait uadib hi tír, LL 287a2 .
(c)l. ¤ láim ar inflicts(chastisement, etc.) on: go leaga láimh
ar fhear mh'agra, PBocht 18.34 .do leag Dia a lámh air
85leith re heasláinte . . . do chur ar a chorp, Beatha S.F. 153 .
For the phrasel. ¤ uille arsees.v. uilen.
(d)Implying the use of violence,throwsto theground,
overthrows,prostrates,lays low: cid fa lecai na clocha
/ a Muirchertaig, RC xxiii 414.1 .leagais Laogh Idh,
┐ easonoraighis co mor é, TBC 3897 (Stowe).cuiris
5cloich . . . ina thaphaill gur leag ocht n-eona dib, p. 163 n.5 .
gor' leagsat in rīghbili, ZCP v 22 § 13 .mór mbarr bentur
don chruine / lecthar crann le casnaighe, IGT Decl. ex. 85.
do lec se caislen Atha Angaili`razed', Ann. Conn. 1270.8 .
go ro leccadh, ┐ coro láinbhrisedh an baile leó go talmhuin,
10 FM vi 2312.2 .a ghnúis Dé . . . / cur riot do leag Lúisifear
was the downfall of, DDána 60.38 .co ro leac dia eoch he
unhorsed him, ZCP iv 383.4 .sul do leagadh an teagh ar
chách dá marbhadh, TSh. 5661 .leagaidh iomad toir-
theamhlachta an gort(segetem nimia sternit ubertas), 6992 .
15 ro leagadh an barūn isin ffiaprus, Fl. Earls 238.17 .
Vn. lecad,part. lectha.

2 lecaid xseeléicid.

lecán n[o,m.] (dimin. ofleccorlia) small stone,pebble :l. ¤ gl.
lapillus, Sg. 46b11 .cilarnd . . . acco ┐ lecana finna and ┐
20lecan[a] duba.Etintan ticed in lecan find annis . . . , ua
fir in fuigell, TTebe 1663 f. Of a stone used as a missile:
tug leacan laoichmhileadh as ┐ tug urchar . . . dé, ITS v
136.22 (`a champion's handstone', Mann. and Cust. ii 277 ).

lecánach n o,m.(lecán) warrior armedwithcasting-stones :
25 leaccanach laidir . . . laech-ledairthi, MR 224.19 (`champion').

lecc n ā,f. leac, IGT Decl. § 158. (a) flat slabofrockorstone
(freq. quailfied bylomm),flagstone,paving-stone: forruim a
choiss forsind leicc, Thes. ii 310.2 ( Hy. ii 8 ); glossed . . .
forsin chloich, Thes. ii 310.19 .foaid for leicc luim, 315.6 ( Hy. ii 31 ).
30 leacc cloiche uas a chind(of a saint in his cell), Fél. 246.28 .
l. ¤ .i. ar lēict[h]ir sīs ┐ sūas hí. Nō lē bīd secc, Corm. Y 831.
ros dechraig dó for licc glain / cach luib, SR 1925 .lecca . . .
tentidi for lár in muigi sin . . . con loiscfed oenl. ¤ díb in
domun uli, IT i 191.8 - 9 (FA LB).adba l. ¤ ṅgér Ross na
35mBrocc, LL 298a36 .dogó . . . lecca, léiccis cráobha(of
Colum Cille), ZCP viii 198 § 16 .ag íarraidh bhric . . . / fa lic,
IGT Decl. ex. 2025 (prov.).ris an leic do bhí a bhruinne / Rí
an chruinne dá reic rinne(i.e.He was prostrate?), Dán Dé
vii 10 .rinn lasrach leice Ifrinn, DDána 10.41 .an
40bhruidhean nach cuirre cnoc / do tuigheadh nach luime leac
was so roofed that no flagstone was smoother, 119.32 .ar
n-iompódh leice móire . . . dochum dhoruis an túama,
Matt. xxvii 60 .gusin leic gcoimhlethain mharmair for ar
lēicedh corp S. Laurāis, Fl. Earls 194.18 .pabhal .i. leaca,
45 Eg. Gl. 510. ?leac ubhuill, ITS v 160.24 (leaca, MS.). By
extension of a metal covering:teg talman foí anís ┐ l. ¤
imdaṅgen íarnaide fair-side, MU² 809. Fig. condaecmaing
dar leic a hochta do Ecsi ilgradhaigh, Anecd. ii 54.1 .do
ghoin an leic air mo lár, 23 G 24,326.9 .ar leic luim an
50lóir-ghníomha, TSh. 829. Of stone tablets for writing on
(but see Bergin, Ériu xii 217 ):dicetul na filedh .i. i lecaib
`in inscriptions', Laws i 38.4 Comm .do scrib-sum iat a
lecaib ┐ i tuiblib`slates', iii 88.16 Comm .anmanna dá
threibh dhéag I. do sgríobhadh ar dhá leic—sé treabha ar
55gach leic dhíobh, TSh. 450. Confused withlia,q.v.:líog
mhór mharmuir ag an slógh / bhí meádhachan na leice ortha
anuas, Oss. iv 276.19 .an chuid aca bhí fán lic shíos, 21 .
roscrib i taiblibh ┐ i llegaibh, Auraic. 44 =lecaiph, 2329 .
Attrib.g s.:fochen Conall / cride licce, Sc.M.² 15 .
60With qual.g s.:beir let licc clochi . . . / co rucsa limm, licc
n-aili, SR 1593 .daurthach bec . . . ┐ l. ¤ cloiche ara belaib
side, LL 287b43 .
(b)Of thebed-rockunderlying earth or water: co ngeiltis
a ḟér . . . co grian ┐ co leccaibh loma secha sís, ZCP v 501.2 .
65 fogeltat eich C. fér co húir ┐ connici na lecga lomma, TBC 551
(=na clocha, TBC² 249 = LU 4735 ).cach inber . . . ba lecca
lomma lántirma dara n-éis, MU² 274 .gus an leic ainmhín,
aggairbh . . . os ur eassa ruaidh`rocky ford', FM vi 2030.z .
(c) tombstone: fo leic na rīgh at reileic, Ériu ii 166.44 .a
70lec-sa leptha Gúaire, 164.21 ,cf. 166.29 .gabais . . . lāidh
oc in leicc amail no beith Fergus bēo ann, Arch. iii 5.y .
gnúis Derbfhorgaill fo licce leirg, Ériu v 212.103 .an leac
farbh' éigin dheit dul(to Christ), Dán Dé xxviii 30 .mo
chorpán fán lic, Keat. iii 1666 (cit.).leac, túma asepulchre ,
75 Eg. Gl. 437.
(d) altar-stone: dufáid a l. ¤ inna degaid hisin tailich sair,
Trip.² 781 (=lapis altaris, Colgan, Trias Thaum. 130a ).
foracaib Patraic fairend dia muntir occa licc i nDomnach
Patraic, Trip.² 788 .ar gcur na haltóra ar uisge / . . . / tig an leac
80tre lár na mara, PBocht 10.46 .
(e) kneading-slab: bla cumaile lec ┐ losat, Laws iii 274.18 .
in ní fora certaigenn a fuine . . . .i. a lec fuine, iv 10.23
Comm .
(f)l. ¤ aigreta, l. ¤ aigrid(lateroidrid,oidre),l. ¤ ega ice-floe,
85 sheetofice,ice :sruth snechta . . . co leccaib oigreta, IT i
191.31 (FA LB).geisidh lec uar aighreta / ag maidm tria
gáir na Gairbe, Anecd. ii 24 § 10 .co ndechatar for leicc
oíghridh a n-Inis Mochta, RC xvii 365.z (Tig.).aigh
anacnata . . . go n-imthiaghdais . . . locha ┐ aibhne . . . arna
lecaibh eagha, FM iv 900.z .buinne lán do lic oighridh, IGT
5 Decl. ex. 2024 .do fhás leac oighre . . . ar an sruth, Atlantis
iv 142.z .blodh mór de leic-oighreadh, Eochairsg. 112.14 .
(g) In names of particular stones:tanic . . . for licc na
ṅgíall i nEmain Macha, TBC 4725 (corresp. toDuma na
ṅG., TBC² 2987. Cf. Dinds. 1 § 12 , § 13 ).Lec Patraic . . .
10.i. L. ¤ Cathraigi fora n-ordnigtea na rig ic Caissel, Lat. Lives
55.8 .Raith guth aird, in baili adta Lec Patraic aniu, Laws
i 2.4 Comm .ráncatar . . . conici in Licc . . . ca hainm na
glasslicci móri seo? Lecc Commairt Chnáma sin . . . uair is
furri brisfiterdo chnáma-su, RC xiii 66 § 68. Of coronation
15stone at Tara (see alsos.v. 1 lia):téid dá reic re taobh
Teamhrach / Aodh Eanghach ag Leic Luighdhech, L. Cl. A.
Buidhe 71.4 .Cf. a Líg Luighdheach, 72.24 .do-gheibhthear
a labhra ó leic Laoghaire, DDána 109.5 .ar Leic na Ríogh,
Keat. iii 168.
20(h) Meaning obscure in phr.Lecca Lis (Luigdech):leacht
Conrúi hi Sleib Mis / lecht Lugdach fo leccaib leis(glossed:
.i. e féin ro marb hi cumaid a mna), RC xxiii 319 § 10 =
lecht Luighdech fo leccuib liss(glossed:.iii. lecca liss
Luigdech .i. gress ┐ ruicci ┐ mebul), 324 § 10. mani betis
25Leca Luigdech Lis / eoin bic Baile rot betis, LL 18197
(=mainbad. . . , ZCP viii 107.6 glossed.i. ruici ┐ athis).
Cu Chulaind do bith i n-iṅgnais / dirsan menbad leca lis,
LL 14479 ( Ériu v 210.51 ).menbad leca lis Lugdach / lasa
rumnad cach ṅderba / ba romoch ar n-étarba / fri mac na
30Tri Find Emna, LL 14480 ( Ériu v 210.52 ). ?Cf. .iii. bellum
in hoc anno gesta uno, et possitoergense ecc leccam lias,
AU 532 (i 44.12) . Seelega.
Common in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom.
(i)l. ¤ ós crú, name of a defect in horses:lec os cru, Laws iii
356.6 Comm .labram annso do bacaide coss deirid na n-ech
.i. cnaimspedain . . . ┐ lec os crua, Celtica ii 52 § 20 (`ossification
of the lateral cartilages
', note).
Of stone in the kidney:l. ¤ in áraingl.lapi[s] fulta, Ir. Gl. 246.
(j) Metaph. in Laws of something which is irreversible,
40`an act or deed which binds the persons indissolubly', O'Don.
Suppl.;period of prescription(?) (but see Bergin, Ériu xii
217 ):is i cetna leac astuga (leg.astuda) cacha sealba, a lan
logh; is i in leac aile, a hubairt ar anmain; is i in leac aile, a
torind do flaith, Laws v 498.9 , 10 (i.e.the three `leca' that
45make binding (a transfer of) ownership are that its full value
was paid for the property, that it was given as an offering
to the Church for prayers for the dead, or that it had been
marked out by the ruler).cetna leac .i. in cetna luige .i. ar
is e in cetna ni amail lic, astus dilsi caca feraind . . . in leac
50aile .i. in luige aile . . . amail leic, 500.2 Comm .cisne tri
leaca robaid nad fuaslaici dliged na fuigeall, na fasach, na
fir n-aicnig? Eibirt nemda, . . . ; chis comdidean fria triar;
sendliged forrsaide sine sencuimne, 450.1 Comm .ní bi lec
robuich (sic) cach fuirech forécnech forcible detention does not
55constitute a
lecc robuid, O'C. 428 ( H.3.18,p. 233a ).duruth
cét bliadain. ruthrod tri cóeccait bith .cc. robith .ccl. lecc
.ccc. . . . ochtrach .dcccc., O'C. 21 ( H.3.18 p. 9b ).ate a tri ro-suidiche
(leg.-igthe) deimnigthe cach deirb-dilse do comed,—leac
leanmanach, no chuir, no ratha inforais, Laws v 498.5 .leac
60leanmanach .i. leic (?lēic) leis a somaine ó bias amlaidh sin,
O'D. 1340 ( E. 3.5,p. 19 ).
COMPDS. With adj. ¤ bán:assa lár l.`white-paven', Met.
Dinds. iv 82.27 (of Coire Breccáin). With subst. ¤ cloch:in
dorus ele . . . ┐ lathar (= lóthar) leccchloiche fair a stone trough,
65 Mer. Uil. 226 . ¤ aile fence of flat stones(?):ind leacaile apaidhe,
IT iii 102 § 186 . ¤ mag flag-strewn plain :mac in Leithdeirg
don Lecmaig (: Bretnaig), ITS xxxix 176 § 27 (lechtmair,
lecmuig,lecmaid, etc.,v.ll.). Seebrath,bél.