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1 leithet n(cf. lethan, and Thurn. Gramm. 167 ). (a) breadth,
width: i mbucai no lethit(gl.latitudinem), Sg. 3b13 .
70 lethet a bél, Críth Gabl. 571 .lethech . . . .i. ainm do cheneliu
eisc . . . .i. ara lethet ┐ ara thanadetaid, Corm. Bodl. 12.5 .
ceithri duirn a leithit, ZCP xiv 351.15 (= Laws ii 246.6 =
lethat, O'Dav. 706 ).ag loige meich . . . airtem (a) l. ¤ a crui
iar n-airthur, ZCP xiv348.2 ( Laws ii238.14 ).ceitheora bairgena . . . da dorn
75a l. ¤ ┐ dorn a tiget, ZCP xiv356.8 ( Laws ii254.8 ).mad cora . . . tri traigte a
leithead, Laws v 112.1 .in talam cona fot ┐ a lethet,
i 26.23 Comm .lethfat (sic) buna in litanain`the breadth', ii
232.23 Comm .Comgan ┐ Marcill / co llethet a llinde`the breadth
of their wisdom
', Fél. Oct. 13 .corann liath lethet baisi, Ériu
80 ii 229.2 .dobeir Dia traig cacha bliadne fora lethet adds a foot
to its breadth
, RC ix 494.10 (ICM).dá chubat . . . / bid i
llethet cech oen chláir, SR 4240 .lethet na criche, LL 6502.
l. ¤ da gabail bhadéin dit chrích, TBC 5997 .bradan . . . da
dorn .x. na lethed, CS 316.3 .go bhfad ┐ go leithead an chuirp,
85 TSh. 5757 .lethat Tūadmuman a tūaid, Ériu ii 50 § 3.
téit i l. ¤ multiplies,increases: Dái Galach . . . / do chuaid a
chlann i lithed (:fichet), SG 333.20 (lethead, MS.).co ndeach-
atar a tren ┐ a treisi ┐ a l. ¤ lanmhor, L. Chl. Suibhne 2. Cf.
cuirfidh sé iad a saibhrios ┐ a leathad feadh an tshaoghail,
Beatha S.F. 736 .
5(b) expanse,stretch(?): saibreochadsa tú . . . do lethadaibh
móra ferainn, Fier. 16 (do lethet morferainn,v.l.).
Inn. loc. síth Lethet Oidni, Im. Brain 53.2 .do sruthair
Lethet Oidni, z (lethit,v.l.).

2 leithet xseeleithed.

10 leithit xseeleithéit.

leithlechas n o,m.Also-rechas.Cf. leithlig. separation,
isolation: lucht leithleachais(of seceders from the Church),
Hackett xlii Introd .silt fhola ar mhnáoi mórán do láethibh
ós aimsir a leithreachuis, Levit. xv 25 .gach uile ní iona
15luidhfidh sí iona leithreachus in her separation, 20 .leithrea-
chas (ar na cur a leitheoir) separation, Eg. Gl. 418 .gidheadh
atá . . . comhacht na hEagluise arna dháil don uile Easpog . . .
atá ar na thoirbheirt go leithleachuis (?leg.-us) d'Easpog
na Róimhe in a special manner(?), Eochairsg. 6.22 .

20 leithlig adjin phr.oc l. ¤ ,do l. ¤ appar. apart,aside: airecht fo leth
.i. airecht bīs oc leithligh ac scrūtain na cōrach, ZCP xii
359 n.4 ( H. 3.18,57b ).Ádhamh . . . / do leithligh do chuaidh
dá chloinn / mar beirthir uainn an urroim`his race's fortune
has gone awry
', PBocht 16.3 .Cf. leithreadh .i. leithleith,
25robdar leithreadha .i. dochuadar do leithleith, no dén táobh,
O'Cl.Cf. Dinneen,s.v. leithleach .

1 leithne n iā,f.(lethan) breadth,width: l. ¤ gl.latitudo, Ir. Gl.
925 .ana airde . . . 'na lethni, CF² 278 .cét fedh ele 'na l. ¤ ,
Aisl. Tund. 134 § 2 .le cainndigeacht leitne a speiri fein
30`amplitude', Ir. Astr. Tr. 114.6 .dul a scailedh ┐ a letni
`to spread and dilate' (of air), 54.7 .do bi d'fhad ┐ do l. ¤ 'sa
mbrat co rainec . . ., BCC 32.1 .go lethne ┐ go n-áirde
iomchubhaidh, RSClára 84.30 .do réir l. ¤ an tighe, 2 Chron.
iii 4 .do thomhas Ierusalem ┐ dféachuin cred a l. ¤ , Zech. ii 2.
35 Cf. leithe,leithet.

2 leithne ind(leth) =leth:do chul frisin catraigh / du leitne fri
Loch(a) Eirne / . . . / is do l. ¤ alaile / fri Gleann . . . Rige
one side of you towards L.F., the other towards G.R., AU
an.759 .

40 leithrechas xseeleithlechas.

leithred n(leth) side(?),slope(?): is amlaid ra suidiged lathrach
in taige hisin. l. ¤ foe fothúaid, ┐ airrand (aurard,v.l.) andess,
LL 3851. Cf. leithreadh .i. leithleith. robdar leithreadha .i.
dochuadar do leithleith, no dén táobh, O'Cl. `leithreadh
45 bias, slope', Dinneen.

leithreta adj(cf. leithred) inclined,disposed: is mor is lethreta in
cined doenna frisin dualaig-sin in ecnaig, PH 6876 .ar ro bátar
leithriata (leitreta,v.l.) uile fri Poimp . . . co táinic Césair
`on the side of', CCath. 1244. Cf.also O'Cl. citeds.v. leithred.

50 leithriata xseeleithreta.

leithrigid ind(leithriu):leithrigh`restrain', Eg. Gl. 418a .

leithriu n(? -é-) Usually infl. asn-stem. Alsolaithriu.Cf.CCath.
Gloss.s.v. lathri.léithre f.(g s. -end,-ende), IGT Decl. §
145 . (a)Part of aharpor `timpán' to which thestrings
55wereattached: céis . . . ainm do tharraing ar a mbí ind léithriu,
Lib. Hymn. i 170.265 (ACC Comm.),cf. is i in chéis isin
chruit aní choṅgbas in leithrind cona tétaib intí, RC xx
166.1 (ACC Comm.).timpan becc . . . cona leithrind airgit ┐
cona deilgib óir, Acall. 5552 . 5610 .mo thimpán . . . / . . . / atá
60i mbun a leitrinne / airfided ban in domain, SG 248.38 .
(b) Partof asling (táball):ro coirighsit a coirrmera . . . i
llathrib a taball, CCath. 5551 .no n-imnaisc mo chend feib
imnaiscther lathranna staible, LL 12899.
(c)Part of ahorse's fetterorspancel: treige [n-urcomail]
65.i. in da id ┐ in leithri`the two withes and the side-line', Laws
v 484.18 Comm .go ro maidset a n-idi ┐ a n-erchomail, a
llomna ┐ a llethrenna`Halftern(?)', TBC 3825 .sé heich luatha
cona láithrib`trappings', BR² 1547 (laithrib, BR 206.1 ).
leithrinn .i. urchall, no glacháin (leg.glacáin), O'Cl.
70Perh. also in:at imda a ithlanda / . . . / ad lana
a letrenda, IT iii 92 § 138. See alsofidletrenda,s.v. fid. dā
lú is lethrend (.i. lethchos) dībh co losc, ZCP v 484 § 6 (B. na
f.). Asn. pr. m. Léthrend echaire Ailella, LU 6118 (TBC).Cf.
leithrigid.

75 leithscél n(leth+scél) excuse,plea,pretext: ag déanamh
locht gan leithsgéal`inexcusably', Dán Dé xxi 4 .leithsgéul
sonn re sesamh t'fhiach an excuse for not paying you what I
owe you
, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 163.45 .gach agra dá bhfuil againn
┐ gach leithscéal dá bhfuil agaibhsi defence, Maguires of F.
80 74 .lethsgéul . . . fa ghnóaighe nach édir do chor ar cáirde
make pressing affairs an excuse, RSClára 77a . In various
constructions withgaibid:dá ngabhthar leo mo leithsgéal
if they accept my excuse, DDána 21 a. 23 .aighne géar nach
géabha ar leithsgéal, 59.3 .gabhadh an lēaghthó[i]r leithsgéal
85an sgrīobhneóra, Párl. na mB. 3218 .in lethscel dogab S.
do`the excuse that S. made for him', ZCP vi 280.31 .níor
ghabhais acht leith-sgéal lag`you gave but a lame story
about
. . .', Content. iv 57 .geubhad . . . mo leithsgél, L. Cl.
A. Buidhe 62.90 .na bi a' gabhail leith-sceil dot bhriathraibh
fein, ITS xxix 130.33 .do ghabháil a lethsgél ar ainbhḟios to
5excuse herself on the ground of ignorance
, RSClára 65a .
Perh. in more literal sense in:na beir luaithbreith ar
leithscél one side of the story(?), Acall. 1414.