2 airlech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 airlech or dil.ie/2190

o vn. of ar-slig act of hewing down (in battle, etc.), slaughter: ic slaidi ┐ ic slechtad ┐ ic a.¤ ┐ ic esorcain cethri n-ollchóiced nÉ., LU 6340 (TBC). mnāu do hsōerad . . . ar guin, ar erlech, Cáin Ad. 6 . mesrad Machae .i. cendae doine iarna n-a.¤ , O'Mulc. 813 . súanemain a n-airlig ar a mbraigti, LU 7655 `the ropes of their slaughter', BDD 122 (see note p. 295 ). glicci ind airlig dobéra forond, LU 8620 ( FB § 46 ). bat imda a n-airlig they will suffer many slayings, ZCP viii 110 § 1 . atchít budin . . . d'iarraid Crist dia oirlech, LB 141a45 . forḟopair iarsain ar erlech int-ṡlúaig imme, TFerbe 425 . é ag oirleach orra . . . ┐ agá sloidhe, TSh. 111 . i láthair an éirligh `where the destruction was wrought', E. O'Rahilly 112 § 33 . co tuc cend Mani . . . co n-a shecht fichtib a.¤ wounds(?), TFerbe 862 . Of slaughtering cattle: ar n-orlech a bo fein, Ann. Conn. 1315.13 . bla iarand a.¤ .i. slan don ti berius in tiarunn d'a.¤ na marti, Laws iii 286.5 Comm. crod . . . ┐ bīad do a.¤ to plunder, ZCP iii 38.27 .