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? legamail: ind ar son na n-impiredh ┐ na ndaine leagamhail
ele`other weak people', Gault. 84.

legamnach adj o, ā(legam) moth-eaten(?): in n-eclach lonn l. ¤ lista,
YBL 177a27 = BB 257b20 .

5 leganda adj io, iā(cf.Lat.legendum) choice,chosen: nach biadha
l. ¤ . . . acht biadha beca so-imchuir bec-luaighi(lautus et
exquisitus), Smaointe B. Chr. 1233 .ullmughadh l. ¤ na
mbiadh(saporosus), 2478 .

? legart: ind ro gāid séire fora mac / cen lēire, linib l. ¤ , SR 2834.

10 legem xseelegam.

legman xseelémann.

légóid xseelegáit.

legtha part.of1 legaid. molten,melted :iarn l. ¤ do thabairt a
ngin Georgi, PH 1234 .claidem . . . is e daingen . . . secht-
15leghtha`seven times tempered', Aen. 2500 .doberaid bí
leaghtha na cluassaibh ar na cluindis in ceol molten pitch,
BB 19a28 .Dée leaghtha, Exod. xxxiv 17 .amhail leaghthar
airgiod . . . mar sin bheithise leaghtha, Ezek. xxii
22 .

20 ? legthóir ind(? -é-):legthoir na cathrach sin, Celtica ii 70.1
(see n. p. 87 ).

légthóir n m.(légaid) IGT Decl. § 50 (g s. -óir,-óra,-órach,
pl. -óire,-óraigh,etc.). (a) reader,lector :leghtoirgl.lector,
Ir. Gl. 1080 .liachtreoir .i. leghthoir iarsani legas, Laws v
2522.5 Comm .is doigh lium-sa . . . nach ferr do leithoir
litreach tu-sa na mé fein`no better reader of letters', ZCP vi
284.6 .tuig, a lécchtóir, . . . gurab edh as áil linn . .. , CS
2.3 .Cf. BNnÉ 163.6 . TSh. 5842 .léightheóir gan locht a
leabhruibh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 261.98 .fech . . . a umlacht
30do-rinde in Tigherna leghthoir de fein, Smaointe B. Chr.
1459 .sreabh re labhra léghthórach / do ḟer th'abhra
úrchráobhach, IGT Decl. ex. 1302 .léir-eolach léaghthóra
scríbheann, Keat. Poems 817 .mar rabhadh don léaghthóir,
cuirfead síos ann so . . ., TSh. 5444. Brathair B. O Domhnill,
35 leathoir (sic) Iubilat Jubilate Lector, FM i lxvii 19 .chum
an léightheóra an réimhrádh, Párl. na mB. 215 .
(b) lecturer,professor :Aodh Mhac Aingil lēghthóir
diadhachda a ccoláisdi na mBráthar nÉirionnach, Mac
Aingil² title p .

40 légthóracht (-óirecht) n[ā,f.](légthóir) Alsoléigthoirecht.
(a)act ofreading,perusal;reading aloud;learning,study :da
fheuchain an raibhe aire aige ar an leughthoracht a n-aimsir
na proinne, Rule of Tall. 80 .an fear sin bhios ag an
leughthorachti.e.the lector,ibid. d'aithle fichead bliadhan
45d'ár leighthóirecht-ne, O'Gr. Cat. 211.y (apres ce que ie eux
leu par l'espace de .xx. ans).ag légtóracht ┐ ag denam
ghluasand aran Scribtúir, AU iii 504.19 .tabhair grádh don
leightheoireacht ┐ don urnaighi, ITS xxix 133.24 (legthoracht,
MS.).don mhēid acco ina mbía lēghthōirecht who are able
50to read
, Celtica i 217.275 .léughthōrachd leabhar sbioradālta,
Parrth. Anma² 2419 .léugthórachd an bhíobla, 1162 .
tabhair haire dho léighthóireachd, do theagusg, ┐ dhfoir-
ceadal, 1 Tim. iv 13.
(b) literature,writings :leth re léghthoreacht ┐ re litir
55Gaoidhilge, ALC ii 344.19 .léaghthóireacht na sean(=
veterum lectio), Keat. ii 6174.

léibenn n o,m.;cf.alsod s. úas an lebind, Anecd. i 58 § 71.
fá a léibhinn ghlais úir, Measgra D. 45.4 .n pl. leibenna,
CCath. 5349. MR 236.18 (perh. froma pl.).
60 Level(unbroken)surfaceorexpanse . (a) Of a country,
territory:lád chúaird nÉrenn . . . dar lébenn Cuind Chét-
chathaig, Ériu iv 96 § 21 .clárbruig Herend . . . / ba léibend
co n-irbaid áig, LL 6139 (but these lines do not in fact belong
together, see n. ).léibheann na leachtmhagh n-a láimh,
65 Magauran 213 .léibheann lasrach(of Ireland), 3345 .
(b)Of features of a city or house,open level space,terrace,
platform,dais: hi cūaird na mmūr . . . / i mmedōn na prīm-
chathrach, / lēbinn glainidi glórdai, SR 475 .lebend . . . ┐
fond iníchtarach na cathrach, LU 2038 ( FA 11 ).Conall
70Cruachna in clair-leibind (: Fhēilim)`terraced', Met. Dinds.
iii 356.22 .bat lanri Erend . . . / na cleacht do lebend do
Lurc / . . . / na leic cnoc Cairmaic do Curc(i.e.do not allow
L. to frequent Tara?), Cog. 124.14 .i llebendaib glainedaib
┐ aurdrochtib dergoir, Mac Carthy 40.y .in tech . . . / a
75leibend do gruth is d'imm, Aisl. MC 67.23 .for lebeunn in
tige coittcenn`platform', MacCarthy 16.3 . From description
of a castle:san léibheann chas chlár, DDána 119.10 .teagh
lán na léibheann nuaghlan, Aithd. D. 88.26 .indalleis būi
for leblaing (leg.lébunn?) A., ZCP vi 260.9 .
80(c) threshing-floor: tocuirid leibind .i. is do a cronugad in
lebind, . . . asin ni tinoilter don lebund, Laws v 486.14 ;
488.14 , 15 Comm .Cf. inis aile . . . / muilend indti, tailc a
apae, granda a leibeand, Anecd. i 58 § 70.
(d)Of thesurfaceof thesea: rígféil Brénainn Biroir, / fris
85ṁbruchta leir lébenn (: ṅÉrenn), Fél. Nov. 29 .ri Laigen
co lir lēbenn, Bruchst. i 51 § 113 (`bis an die Meeresestrade').
léibenn na haibéise aidble, SG 344.15 .gurbo lēibenn
cobsaid an cuan ar ciūnachad, ML² 716.
(e) bank: gurbo lēibenn grānna gerānach ar aillib ┐ ar
imdoimnib an aigēin a gainemh ┐ a grain-turrscur ō īchtar
5go [h]uachtar, ML² 701.
(f) Fig. of an unbroken platform or protective array, (i)
of shields,testudo; also of armour, weapons:bar lebennaib
scíath as (= ós) guallib feróclách, TBC 2745 .doringintea
lebend sciath imbe, LL 13922 .lebhenn lainderdha do
10chruindsciathaibh, Hugh Roe² 152.18 .ina leibenn luirech,
MR 216.8 .lebenn sesmhach seicrighin sleagh, ZCP xiv
254.13 .do rinnetar leibenn lethann loirg-remar . . . a timcell
Oilella . . . d'a anacal, Celt. Rev. iv 12.9 .a bhfál craoiseach go
gceo chródhonn / leo 'na léibheann, DDána 111.17 .an
15leibhenn sciath ┐ cathbarr, Hugh Roe² 174.28 . (ii) Of ships :
déntar leibhenna da bhar lonccaibh . . . ┐ cengailter slios
gach luinge d'a chéile, ITS v 122.7 .Cf. 154.15 .lán an
tsiuil ga léibheann long, Aithd. D. 38.20 .Cf. Ir. Texts ii 59
§ 16 .l. ¤ bhárc, IGT Decl. ex. 401 .léibhionn long, Sc. G. St.
20 iv 140 § 9. (iii) Of fighting men, rank,phalanx :gurbo
lēibenn fosta fuirmithi na firu, ML² 1193 .ar léibheann
bhfíochmhar bhféinneadh, DDána 92.24 .i dtosach na
léibheann léidmheach láidir, Hackett xl 136 .an uair is léir a
léibhionn eagartha, Ó Bruad. iii 132.9 . Of the close ranks
25of the slain:le leithne na leibheann ┐ le fairsinge na feól-
éadála, ML 130.22 . ?na leic lonna lebend leat`a coward in
the field
,' Cog. 120.x .
Compd. ¤ long:i léibheannlongaibh, DDána 89.12 .