gleth

Cite this: eDIL s.v. gleth or dil.ie/26078

Forms: gleith, geilt

n ā, f. (n s. also gleith, geilt) vn. of gelid, feeding, esp. grazing: gleith .i. caitheamh no ingeilt, O'Cl. airigsitar in gleith (geilt, LU) geltadar ind eich, TBC-I¹ 247 . ba gleith ech nDeghadh grazing of Ded's horses (prov. for a clean sweep of everything), Anecd. ii 59.8 . míli do gabraib fri gleith, SR 6299 . romarb t'eochu-su ar gleith in[d] feóir, Trip. i 228.18 . gleith tar innruic do flaith `feeding beyond honesty,' Laws ii 232.6 Comm. madh gleith ro gelid na muca, iv 98.13 Comm. co [na] toiglen ni a fiacla as oc a gleith, 96.19 . amail atreisid sindach do gleith a loing[th]i, nō dam allaid do gleith guirt, MacCongl. 119.27 . g s. dilsi fer gleithe `the right of grazing,' Laws iv 130.14 Comm. scor glethe `the pasturing herd,' Metr. Dinds. iii 96.15 . Fig. (?) gniom gledeoin gleithi glonnbann `a work of goodwill of the grazing of warlike deeds (?),' Leb. Gab.(i) i 124.6 . pl. in concrete sense, tracks left by grazing: glethe (.i. slicht) na da ech fuilliucht ind óenchárptig, TBC-LL¹ 712.