lacad

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[u, m.] vn. of lacaid (see laca(ig)id). act of weakening, laying low : a lagadh ┐ a laighdiugad ┐ a aimnertugad, Cóir Anm. 31 . ragabsat a láma lacgad ┐ lán merbligud, LL 244b2 ( TTr. 2055 ). forsin loch leír cen l.¤ / nochantais cléir cain-abbad, Met. Dinds. iii 378.11 . ar lagad . . . a luth- glac, MR 232.7 ( LL 409b4 ). lagadh ná laghdughadh, TSh. 6565. In description of warrior: ba sluag leoman cen l.¤ `lions undaunted', Met. Dinds. iv 284.31 . in leoman gan lagadh, Caithr. CC 16.

In sense of discouragement, dejection, etc.: lagadh na lán- mheirtean, MR 298.1 . narub lagad duid `do not be dis- couraged', Aen. 296.

Med. laxation, laxative : lagad na brond = solutio ventris, O'Gr. Cat. 259.z . is eigin ar tus in tadbur dfolmugad le cuisle, ┐ re becan lagaidh noch bogas, Rosa Ang. 310.13 . See locad, logad.