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lecht n(Lat.lectus, Vendryes, De Hib. Voc. 150 , Études Celt.
ii 154 n .).g s. leachta, Laws iv 142.17 Comm .n p. lechta,
LL 6227. 14793 .a p. lechtu, Fél. Ep. 146. lechta, TBC 2758.
85 g p. lecht, LL 15657. m., IGT Decl. § 95 (127.23) . Alsoleachta,
Josh. vii 26.
(a) grave,tomb,sepulchral monument,resting place :l. ¤ .i.
lige mhairbh.ab eo quod est lectus, Thr. Ir. Gl. 27 .cen
fert do dol inna l. ¤ , Blathm. 463 .Mael-Rúain . . . / occa
l. ¤ . . . / ícthair cnet cech cridi, Fél. Prol. 227 .ogum i
5llia, lia uas l. ¤ , IT i 158.1 .Cf. do tógbhadh a lia ós a
leacht, Atlantis iv 152.31 .ail adrada, . . . no líg, no
ail leachta, Laws iv 142.17 Comm .atá a l. ¤ ┐ a lia forsin
tsligi ocon glais, LU 5367 .comaig láech arabí l. ¤ líac a
dolmen
(?), 8314 ( FB 23 ) (rhetoric).Lagin na ll. ¤ , LL
10 15657 .a ligi no a l. ¤ and so / nibad airdairc, LU 2845.
N. mac E. assa l. ¤ N. whose grave it is, LL 20096 .adlaicthear
misi ina fert, / bidh ionann leact damh is dó, TBC 3144
(Stowe).a ḟert ┐ a l. ¤ ┐ a lie, LL 12492 .ataat dí chloich and
.i. L. ¤ Con indala n-aí ┐ L. ¤ Cethin alaile, 3825 .Sid Nectain
15sund forsin tṡléib / l. ¤ meic Labrada langéir, ZCP viii 516.20 .
adbath F. . . . ro claidead a leacht ┐ ro laigeadh a feart,
RC xxiv 184 § 17 .l. ¤ lanmasech do chloch snaigti, Ann.
Conn. 1244.5 .leacht mór-adhbhēil ainmheasardha . . .
cloch, Trompa na bhF. 5477 .at-mbia basa l. ¤ bas brisceam
20lurcu manaís, BDD² 716.
Of a grave in the form of a cairn:tugsat cloch gach fir
i leachtt Ṡuibhne, Buile S. 154.18 .carn cloch do chor ós
a chionn, dá ngairthí leacht, TSh. 5759.
(b) Perh. burialin: leacht an Esbuig, Cín Lae O Meall.
25 35.25 .
(c) By transference, death: la Lugaid mo l. ¤ L. will cause
my death
, LU 9875 .l. ¤ Stairn sin debaid duind, LL 14693.
cid mór a nert hi colaind / fúair a l. ¤ la Coinculaind, ZCP iii
44 § 20 (= Ériu ii 24.22 ).is ferr a l. ¤ / andā a thecht cen
30réir`his death is preferable to his escaping without leave',
KMMisc. 260 § 8 .fath a lechta, BB 50b16 . See alsos.v.
1 tiugandcf. 1 fert.
COMPDS. ¤ Fhánaid grave-strewn F., DDána 107.15 . ¤ lecc
tombstone: sirechtach / sellad fri a lechtlecca, Bruchst. i 43 § 98.
35 ¤ l(a)ige corpses, theslain(in battle): lechtlaige ┐ carnail mór
do chollaib dóine, TTr.² 1113 .co torchratar arna n-ath-
chumma lechtligi láech landlúith i cosraigib cró, LL 240a10
( TTr. 1720 ).lechtlige saercland sanchan iarna ndichned
and, BB 443a12 .ní bud suail in lechtlaige / bias re rígaib
40Lorcmaige, SG 372.z .ro thócbadur Túath dé Danann léo
in lechtlighi sin, Acall. 5190 (`that great sepulchral stone', SG ii
227.1 ). ¤ lann(2 lann) place strewnwithgraves :ar breith
fola ferglainne fora lectlaind iar latharnu(leg.L-), ZCP viii
307.3 (rhet., Laud Gen.).Cf. Met. Dinds. ii 12.48 s.v.
45 lechtach. ¤ mag grave-strewn plain :bíaidh leachtmhagh in
gach lugair, IGT Decl. ex. 2090 .i leachtmhuigh fhadbaigh
Éireann, Mann. and Cust. ii 165 n. 145 .

lechta part.oflethaid. flattened: srón leachta asteach`a flat
nose
, Lev. xxi 18. Perh. also in:att leccda línaide`flat
50linen cap
' (part of a cook's uniform), Aisl. MC 63.4 .leachta
`flattened', O'R.

1 lechtach adj o, ā(lecht) (a) grave-strewn,aboundingingraves :
mórais relicc lechtaig, Fél. July 21 .ān breō des Luimnech l. ¤ ,
Ériu ii 16 § 7 .cosin traig lescbain lechtaig, Rawl. 76b24 =
55 LL 17540 .do land l. ¤ lom, Met. Dinds. ii 12.48 .for leirg
lectaig fersat núall, ZCP iii 46 § 32.
(b) death-dealing: fir threin trestricc lechtaig luind, LL
16576 .le sluagh Danmarg leachtach lonn, O'R. Poems
1483.

60 2 lechtach n(lecht)a s. -aig. enumerationofgraves :Broccan
. . . / is e doringni in lechtaig, ZCP xxiv 142 § 57 ( LL 6382 ).
cid mór libsi in l. ¤ -sa /do glonnaib Galian, ZCP xxiv140 § 20 ( LL 6235 ).

lechtain n(Lat.lectio):l. ¤ le Pedar go mblad / isan affrend ard
uasal by Peter was the Epistle introduced into the Mass, ZCP
65 viii 115 § 31 .laoidhe leachtain is leabhoir lessons , Celtica
i 144 § 6 . Seelíachtu.

lechtán n o,m.(lecht) grave;tomb :móraith l. ¤ Petair, Fél. Prol.
116 .biaid do lectan innach dú, IT i 71.1 ( Lg. 5 ) (lechtán,
v.l.).ro class / lechtan Cormaic, RC xxiii 304 § 5 .Carn
70Uí Chathbath / . . . / l. ¤ láechda laích col-lí / fertán . . .
Furbaidi, Met. Dinds. iv 30.3 .Breccán . . . / dianid l. ¤
lond-galach(of Coire Breccáin), 82.38 .a hairbe in lechtáin-
sa, 132.28 .on lighe ┐ on leachtán, Buile S. 156.24 .leachtán
cloch do dhéanamh ós a chionn, TSh. 10511.

75 ? lechtig: ind nī fuimiu . . . chu lechtigh cumlín a chend fria
lethmeta (sic leg.?) comlín a hégma fria haurgata, ZCP viii
314.23 (Laud Gen.).

lec(h)tus n m.(lecht? or Lat.lectus?) grave: doclaited alectus ,
Arch. iii 311.10 (B. na f.).o lechtus an abaic . . . siar, Petrie
80Tara 145.28 (lecht,v.l.).

lecla(ide) nglossed.i. luachair, but Laws iv 150.12 Comm .
cited below may suggest name of someobjectoramount
paidas afineforbreakingatwigofcertain plants. leclaidhe
.i. luachair,ut estlosa fedha, fraech, aitenn, gilcach,
85leclaidhe, O'C. 1370 ( H.3.18,p. 626 ).lossa fedha .i. aitean,
fraech, gilcach, raid, lecla .i. uachair, Auraic. 1158 =leclo,
4252 .leaglaidh .i. luachair, O'Cl. Eg. Gl. 423 .leacla i
dilse an aen gais, ┐ dairt ina nearba, Laws iv 150.12 Comm .
gloss on:losa feada;raith, rait, aiteand, dris, fraech, eideand,
gilcach, 148.1 .