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léiciud u,m. vn.ofléicid. In Mid. and Mod. Ir. also with
-e-, with non-palatal quality of the -c-, and with -n- endings
except ingen. n s. leciud, Ml. 105b16 .léciud, Ériu ii 65 § 8.
45 lécud, LU 3922. lecun, 3905 .lecud, Laws v 366.14 .
legod, iv 214.28 Comm .lēigen, ZCP xiv 240.12 .ligen,
vi 85.10 .leagan, Dán Dé xxiii 13 (:sbreagadh).a s.
lecadh, Laws ii 240.10 Comm .lecan, v 478.14 Comm .
leiccen, BNnÉ 248 § 201 .leigion, Duan. Finn ii 256 § 33.
50 g s. leicthe, LU 6965. Aithd. D. 98.24 .léigthe, 23 K
42,122.10 .licthe, Fianaig. 52.13 .leicctiu, CCath. 5128
(leccti,v.l.).d s. leiciud, Sg. 127b3 .lécud, Fél. Apr.
21. LU 8151. licad, Laws i 172.22 Comm .lecudh,
86.z Comm .lecon, v 442.10 Comm .lecun, i 100.13 Comm .
55 leccad, Grail 3675 .légen, BCC 104.13 .légadh, Hugh Roe²
328.z .léiccen, 112.32 .léigean, Keat. ii 5260. Cf.alsoleicsin,
Laws v 508.5 Comm .légadh, IGT Verbs § 71. leagadh, § 36 .
I (a)act ofloosing,releasing,throwing,hurling :T. . . . do
léccadh dua Raghallaigh was set at liberty by O'R., FM iii
60306.8 . Of blood shedding,letting :cro fir frisaige leca fola
nad urgair`who is present at the shedding of blood which he
did not hinder
', Laws v 236.14 .an fhuil d'fheucoin a haithle
a léigthe, 23 K 42,122.10 .cuisle do legin, Rosa Ang. 30.7 .
do bithin cuislinne do leicceadh dhó, FM iii 218.4 .do
65lethgāethib lethna lict[h]i`spears for throwing', Fianaig.
90.1 .ina dumha sealga ┐ ina lāthair licthe(of a hunter),
52.13 .Of aparticular kindofcast: léciud ón co forgabáil,
TBFr. 237.
(b)act ofallowing,permitting :lecud creice cen urgaire
70`allowing a sale without prohibition', Laws v 366.14 .lécud
na mmucce do rainn dam that I be permitted to divide the
pig
, Sc.M² 8 (léicid in muic etc., v.l.).
(c)act ofleaving alone,abandoning :is dech a llecud ammain
manini aithriged`if they do not repent it is best to leave them
75alone
', Mon. Tall. 128.5 .iar lécud cech ṡubai having given
up
, Fél. Apr. 21 .ainmne, nechte co nóibi, / léciud sechte
co sóibi`putting away of hypocrisy', Ériu ii 65 § 8. Act of
putting away,repudiating (a wife, etc.):a bith coa lécud do
Choin Ch.(of Fand), LU 3955 ( SC 45 ).mná arna légad
80d'fearuib, IGT Verbs ex. 623 .D. . . . do lecad do, Ann. Conn.
1339.7 .dob ail le hIoseph Muire do leigin tre ed, Smaointe
B. Chr. 465.
Various:i llobud do cána . . . .i. laebad no i licad do riagla
`slighting thy rule', Laws i 172.22 Comm .is luaithe mé . . . /
85ná an luingeas ar ligean na taoide`suffered to swim with the
tide
', O'Gr. Cat. 593.30 .l. ¤ scíse, l. ¤ éloidsees.vv. scís,élúd.
IIWith prepositions. (a) WithA act ofallowingtoescape
from,releasingfrom:ar leciud o Persaib as ind fognam hi roba-
mmar`our release by the Persians', Ml. 105b16 .can a lecan as in
druim fri lias not to allow it out of the cattle-shed, Laws v
5478.14 Comm .alma ┐ éiti . . . arna lécud asa fáltaigib, MU²
390 .a lecan a gemil he was released(of a prisoner), RC
xviii 196.x .gan a léigean go flaitheas Dé a purgadóir, TSh.
4266. Hence with3 s. n.of prep.:logh einiuch nama do
lecin as, cin seotu`the amount of honor-price only shall be
10let go
', Laws ii 38.16 Comm .re lecadh as imurro ata in
laogh`the heifer calf is to be spared', 240.10 Comm .can a
lec(h)ud as`not allow him to escape', Cog. 146.4 .fer
cúibrigthi . . . do lecun . . . ass, PH 2809.
(b) WithAR:na heicne-sea do lecun arna Tiabandaib,
15 TTebe 1616 .deór uisge do léigean ara theangaidh to let
fall on
, TSh. 6164 .docunnaic corp aga ligen ar lár isin
halla righda being laid down, ZCP vi 79.8 .tug ara chámh-
ulluibh a légion ara nglúinibh made his camels kneel down,
Gen. xxiv 11 .an long do lēigen ar a haradhain fēin seachnōin
20na fairrge to let the ship drift, Fl. Earls 12.26 .
(c) WithCEN:a lécun cen a frithardad`let them alone
without distressing them
', PH 1953.
(d) WithCO:a lecud chuice to let Him have them, PH 4441.
a leigean gusan áit si as nimhnighe, Mac Aingil² 3708 .ro
25nocht a claideam ┐ ro thriall a lecun co heslind`proceeded
to direct it to a vital spot
', TTebe 3391 .gur uo himairgidhe
dōip a lēigen gach ndīrech gusin fFrainc`to make straight
ahead towards France
', Fl. Earls 10.19 .ig légon usce goa
caírib watering their sheep, Celtica iv 22.274 .Cf.(f).bás
30bréige do léigean chugat`to feign death', Keat. ii 2511 .┐
é (sc.Dia) ag léigean druinge oile go hearr a n-aoise, TSh.
p. 166.
(e) WithDI:lēigen fercon dā héill loosing a bloodhound
from its leash
, ZCP xiv 240.12 .na daine a[ta] a ngoiri do
35bas dlegar ligin da faistine an tan [sin] one should cease their
prognosis (treating them
) (?), RC xlix 57.5 . With personal
form in reflexive sense:Maolmhaedhócc . . . do léigen
comhorbais Phattraicc de`resigned', FM ii 1054.15 .an
righe do léigean díobh gan imreasan to relinquish, Keat. iii
40137 .a léigean díot . . . an ní atā d'fhiachuibh ort(i.e.a sin
of omission), Parrth. Anma² 3333 .reacht Macamétuis do
lēigion dhíot a ngeall ar chreideamh Críosd to give up,
Beatha S.F. 2595 .
(f) WithDO act ofallowing(to go) to,granting,ceding:
45 in cauradmir do lécud do nách aile do Ultaib to allow anyone
else to have
. . . , LU 8151 ( FB 11 ).icc iarraid bar leicctiu
don cath, CCath. 5128 .a lecun can cath . . . do Gallaib
(of land), Cog. 68.12 .eadh ┐ cairde do lēcud dō fri hiaraidh
in scēoil sin to grant him a respite, Arch. iii 4.16 .corp . . . mo
50cetmunnteri can a legad d'ethaidib . . . aeoir not to leave it at
the mercy of
, TTebe 4638 .mairg chleachtas do chumus
féin / do leigin duit, a dhroichmhéin, Aithd. D. 79.2 . Of
watering animals:ac lecun uisci da echaib, TTebe 2773 .
oc lecud usqi dia n-indilib, Celtica iv 6.5 .Cf.(d). With
55 vn. act ofpermitting(to do, be done): seilg Eirionn do leigean
dó, Duan. Finn ii 38 § 25 .imthecht do lecud don tṡluag,
TBC 1783 .gan a léigean dó féin faill do dhéanamh, TSh.
1691 .a lēigen dō fert do c[h]laidhi do Mogh N., ML² 291.
t'fhastud gan do léigin do dígail a críche, Comp. Con C.
60 90.17 .can chuirp na nGreg do legan do loscad not to allow
the bodies of the Greeks to be burnt
, TTebe 4760 .
(g) WithETER:iarruim ar Osgar na ngniom ngle / leigion
eadrom is Caoílti to leave me to deal with C., Duan. Finn ii
256 § 33.
65(h) WithFO:a leigin fá eathaidib áeoir to leave them to
the birds of the air
(of bodies), TTebe 4588 .ic lécud gaíthi ┐
grene fóe letting wind and sun play on him, LL 9024 (TBC).
dethtach do legin futhu fon medhon to fumigate it (the nose),
Rosa Ang. 156.20 .log enech fir in faesma don athgabail
70do lecun fo caill`is to be forfeited', Laws i 100.13 Comm .
Cf. aen trian d'fir na athgabala ┐ in aithgina (sic) do lécan
fo chaill to let the (question of the) restitution lapse(?), O'D.
1483 ( E. 3.5,p. 47 ).gan a leiccen fo éra`not to refuse them',
BNnÉ 248 § 201 .
75(i) WithFOR:a [ḟ]réna do thuaslocad ┐ do leiciud foraib
`to loosen its roots and to give them free course(?)', Sg. 127b3
(word omitted afterleiciud? note).ni ba miad le nech aili
do lecud fuirri(of a mare), TTebe 2283 .gan ní as moo do
légen orra not to allow any more to come upon them(of soldiers
80entering a besieged city), TFrag. 232.9 .gan tren a nesc-
caratt do leicen forra`not to suffer the might of their enemies
to prevail over them
', FM iii 364.z .ar lēigen a truim forra
after leaning their weight upon them(spears), ML² 1491.
iarna lecan for enuibh(of falcons), Marco P. 90.
85(j) WithFRI:iar lēcud ind ide frisin sruth letting go with,
TBC² 633 .fuair curach gan frichnum imruma fair ach a
legan re coigidal na gaithi allowed to drift before the wind,
Ériu iii 152.17 .nir miad leis a legin ris to allow it to affect
him
(?) (a wound), TTebe 3490 (`he did not deign to show it',
cf.next).gan rún . . . do léigean ré n-a mhnaoi to divulge,
5 Keat. ii 5260.
(k) WithI:oc cuinchid a lleicthe issa tech, LU 6965 .in
nathir rotguid dimm a llecud i Pardus, MacCarthy 54.24 .
gan iad do leigion a bhfaillíth go brách not to neglect them,
Párl. na mB. 791 .gan faill do légadh isind iomshuidhe,
10 Hugh Roe² 328.z (fo. 81a) .
(l) WithĪAR:bleogan na n-earc . . . do lēcad īarsan abaind
co hUltu, Ériu ii 22.19 .
(m) WithLA:ro faem drem dib a lecad leó`to permit them
to accompany them
', Grail 339 .rogaidh-sim Sir G. ima
15lecadh leis ce[ch] conair no dhighsedh, RC x 185.11 .do íarr ar
C.C. a bendacht do lecen les to send his blessing with him,
BCC 234.21 (§ 233) .a uille do lēicen leiss to rest his elbow on
it
, Fl. Earls 216.26 .Act offorgiving;concedingto:mo
sbreagadh fa char id cheann / fearr dhamh iná [a] leagan
20liom`better for me chastisement for opposing Thee than
indulgence
', Dán Dé xxiii 13 .gan a pheacaidh do leicin
leis, ITS xxix 149.23 .moran na peaccadh do legan let,
Smaointe B. Chr. 1885 .cech dail ima raibi F. do lecad les
`was conceded', Ann. Conn. 1255.15 .
25(n) Withó relinquishes,allowstoescape :in trian fil it
láim . . . do lécud úait ra blíadain do Chonchobar, MU² 78.
nocha n-uráilend dligedh ar in fechemuin toicheda in
athgabail do lecin uada, Laws i 210.18 Comm .ro ghab
curu umun flaithius do legadh uadh a cinn bliadna, D iv 2,
30 77rb13 .cach uili mhaith do leicin uadha ar son dímhainis
a indtinne=amittuntur, ITS xxix 142.31 .as fair deisidh . . .
a légadh úaidibh to allow them to escape, Hugh Roe² 184.23
(fo. 47a) . In more positive sense:Cormac . . . do lecud
uadib da ḟiss cid bái sind áth to send C., TBC 705 .oca
35fhurail for Hiruath in mnai colaig do lécud uad to put away,
PH 865. ?mo leigin uait d'éis a ndearnais / a Dhia Athar
iongnadh liom, DDána 26.18 .
(o) WithSECH:a legod seocu gen logh`to let it pass without
a fee
', Ériu xvii 70 § 12 n. 2 ( Laws iv 214.28 Comm .) (of
40water being drawn across another's land).dorigne C. .xl.
fodail don tsrut . . . ┐ a leccan n-a min-srotaibh seacha,
BB 7a7 .nír ghnáth leo a leigen seaca / a gcuid dar gceird
fhileata to neglect, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 163.25 .in triar is taire
do lecon sech laim`the three worst are to be set aside', Laws
45iii 40.7 Comm .
(p) WithTAR:do leicin na doininne tarrsib`to let the storm
pass over them
', Grail 3535 .ni coir duinn a dermad . . . no
a lecen toraind to neglect, BCC 416.29 (§ 367) .ni da ligan
torat lais gan ceartughadh, ITS xxix 133.17 .
50(q) WithTRE:tug si cloidemh . . . cuicci ┐ rob áil a ligen
trithi budhein, ZCP vi 85.10 .nobithe tremsi ocaurcilliud
┐ oc legcud(e) usce trit`watering them' (crops), Mon. Tall.
156.10 .
IIIWith adverbs, etc.o gabail rígi do Dauid co lleccadh na
55braite for culu till after the release from captivity, BB 6b39 .
F. do lecad amach do Gallaib`was released', Ann. Conn.
1232.12 .in bantrocht da lecud immach do ṡaigid in meic
to send out, TBC 1357 .lá a leicthe amach`to get rid of my
sins
', Aithd. D. 98.24 .cret tái cen t'anál do lécud immach
60anossa? PH 8134 .a anal do legin amach, Smaointe B. Chr.
3928 .a sheile do lēigean síos to swallow, Parrth. Anma²
3049 .sgath (sgaith,v.l.) m'uaille níor fhulair dhamh / do
leigean síos ré séanadh`I must humble', Dán Dé xxii 6 .
madh cead lé mo leigin suas`let me ascend', Aithd. D.
65 97.8 .