fled

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fled or dil.ie/22295

Forms: flid, fledaib, fledh, fledhóil

n ā,f. (cf. W. gwledd) d s. hí flid (gl. epulemur) Wb 9b14 . d p. fledaib 27b3 . fledh IGT, Decl. § 39 .

(a) a feast, banquet, carousal (esp. a drinking-feast, oft. associated with vbs. ólaid, dáilid) : f.¤ .i. lántṡāsad etir dig ┐ mír, Corm. Y 619 . rodáiled in ḟ.¤ sain for mathib Lochlainne, corbat mesca CRR 13 . boí f.¤ mór la Bricrind do Chonchobur LU 8041 ( FB 1 ). oc tinól na flede collecting provisions for the banquet 8043 (ib.). co ndernai L. fleid do P. (= fecit coenam magnam), Lat. Lives 55 . ic fleid (= in convivio) 73 . aigthi carat im ḟleid, Sc.M. 5 . cen a cena [ = coena] ... cen mo mair ... .i. is fleth mo betha, O'Mulc. 218 . robennach [Pátraic] fleith in méich ... ic epscop Trian ... dia roṡásta fir Muman the feast of the bushel (given) by Bishop T. Trip. 216.7 . f.¤ deoda, f.¤ doena, f.¤ demanda (leg. domanda ?) Laws iii 18 = SM Facs. 47b (i.e. entertainment given in honour of God, to a chief, and to low company, f.¤ domonda .i. fled doberar do macaib bais ┐ drochdainaib Laws iii 24.5 ( SM Facs. 48a , where `e' is given as alternative to the first `o' of `domonda.' Cf. O'Dav. 954 , where f.¤ domunda is expld. as hospitality given to those who return it). f.¤ flatha (entertainment due to a chief) Laws i 194.25 . f.¤ fúain see fúan. ba sí ... comairle rochinnset ... .i. fled do thargud do thig Cairpri to provide a banquet at the house of C. ZCP xi 61.3 . fleg crolige ` death-feast' (funeral feast ?) Laws v 432.15 Comm. do thochaithem na fledi PH 7287 . nā samail flead re fuigeall do not compare leavings with a banquet Arch. iii 246 § 37 . Used of drink only : cen fleda d'ol PH 8127 . ar ól bhfleadh TD 11.22 . do ól na fledi TBC 986 . tucastar [in ingen] cuach ... ┐ a lán do midh ... ann ┐ tuc il-láim Ḟind ... ┐ ba geis do Ḟ. fled d'obu, Acall. 4961 . Hence

(b) a beverage: fuaruisge a bhfleadh TD 21.9 . suighi na fighbaide as fleagha dhoibh, Marco P. 166 . dog- niter flegha leo do shiucra, etc. or ni bi finemain leo 187 . Compd. ¤ól drinking at a feast, conviviality: dāltir f. for Luignib, Anecd. i 14 . oc ind ḟ. carousing Lat. Lives 8 = Trip. 52.19 . ag f. ZCP vii 306.8 . g s. co cornaibh ... fledhóil x 410.25 . ¤ólach given to feasting, convivial: a s f. fri flaith fledolig ZCP viii 306.27 . ¤ḟót hospitable, convivial soil, land: fleadhḟód Fáil, Ir. Monthly 1927, 552 ( 23 F 16, 174 ).

See also fletech.