1 lann

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n ā, f. (Lat. lām(i)na, Ped. i 240 ; but see Ériu xxvi 175 ). IGT Decl. § 40 , 199 .

I Thin plate, layer .

(a) Of ornamental plate: land dergóir . . . fri étan dó, LU 6395 ( TBC² 1880 ). teora lanna óir for airthiur a cind, LU 7591 ( BDD 113 ). cutruma nomhadh na lainne oir dargut, Laws ii 414.22 Comm . co tarla [in lía] hi laind a etain, Rawl. 81a28 . Cf. lanna órda . . . oc díten in tige. Ordlach i tiget cech lainde dib, Alex. 579 - 80 .

(b) trophy, award : dochum [lainn]e buaide gl. ad bravium, Wb. 24a17 . conrí [a lain]n, ib. fris[sin lain]n .i. frisin fochricc nemdi, ib. in lainn gl. coronam, 11a8 . l.¤ segar and issi ede dulchinne in mílti `the crown which is sought therein is the remuneration of the soldier's service', 11a5 . Columb Cille cētaibh landa, / lethan caindeal, ZCP viii 197.2 .

(c) Of shields, armour, etc. a panel, plate: hi timchul lainne in scēith, Rawl. 133a54 = Ériu iii 142.232 . cromsciath . . . co cetheora lanna lánecair ó bun in chobraid fo chetharaird in scéith, LL 237b31 ( TTr. 1543 ). tecema illaind a scéith ┐ illaind a étain, TBC 1266 . lán lainne a scéith di úir, LL 14064 (`cover', Stokes, RC iii 182.5 , perh. following O'Cl. See below). co tarla illaind a scéith, TBC 2130 . do lannaib ┐ imthimchellaib na scíath, Ériu iv 26.28 . comtuaircnech na liacc lāmh . . . dar lannaibh na luirech, CCath. 5861. Cf. clarland . . . credhumha . . . 'arna comdluthachad friss (of caithchris catha), 5229 . óc-mílid (sic leg.) . . . co n-ētach taitnemach, co laind n-ordai (of Archangel Michael), PH 7231. Cf. lainne .i. coimed, O'C. 2017 ( H.4.22, 36a ). l.¤ .i. cumhdach gona shronnlainn .i. cumhdach ara shróin, O'Cl.

(d) In pl. fish-scales: iasc firuisgi ara mbit lanna, Rosa Ang. 104.25 . arán is tana 'ná lainn éisg (`fins'), Tribes of Irel. 44.3 . an mheid ar nach bhfuil eiteach no lanna annsna fairgibh, Lev. xi 10 . land gl. scama (for squama), Ir. Gl. 132.

Of scales formed on the human skin by disease: cenni aut bloscc (leg. bloescc) aut lanna gl. scamae, Ardm. 176b2 ( Thes. i 497.1 ). land a chlaime fair `the scale of his leprosy on him', Fél.² clvi 3 . senland na claime, RC x 76.3 . Cf. da mbia fuil . . . no lanna annsa bfual = si sanguinem . . . minxerit aut squamulus, 23 K 42, 63.5 .

(e) cooking-plate, griddle : ro loiscthea úas tentib / for- lúachthétib lannaib, Fél. Prol. 40 . nostabair [na daoine écraibdeachasa] fó lannaib teinntigib co ra forbat a mbetha amal-sin, PH 1863 . tucait . . . for lannaib tened dia loscad, 6574 . im laind, .i. in gretel, Laws i 42.28 Comm . tairicc ar trise, amal ro gab l.¤ ┐ lainnene, v 406.16 Comm . l.¤ .i. greideal, no róisdín, O'Cl. Cf. l.¤ .i. urgabail .i. tolg no buinne dognither i lestar umha no airgit ut dicitur, cuach co ndib lannaib handles(?), O'C. 110 ( H.3.18, 71 ). Cf. l.¤ ┐ rann ┐ bregda, Laws iii 404.2 Comm . (`Backblech', Ir. Recht 30 ).

II Blade, sword : ica letrad dina lannaib neimnecha, LL 226a32 ( TTr. 664 ). tri lanna lanchaemha, BB 271a47 . lann úar ḟéinidh Chonmaicne / téigidh a crúadh cheinnberti the cold blade . . . grows warm on the helmet's steel, IGT Decl. ex. 1085. don loinn línigh / lér mhínigh chloind Airt Éinḟir by the grooved sword, ex. 1126 . cruaidh a lainde, Cog. 90.3 . l.¤ sheada le mbuail biodhbhaidh, RC xlix 169 § 8. nír dhelaig lám re lainn dét / ag síol Chellaig dod choimét `the ivoried blade', O'Gr. Cat. 376.14 . failligheadh an lāmh fan loinn, DDána 75.40 . a ccloidhmhe ┐ a lanna lanfhoda `long, single-edged blades', Hugh Roe² 174.25 . lamh na lainne sword-arm, ZCP xiv 233.l . do ba l.¤ craoi cubhaidh coimhéda an chóigidh . . . an T. sin (fig. of warrior), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 1.8 . l.¤ límtha polished, whetted blade : in l.¤ limtha, MR 300.7 . lanna líomtha ré leadradh, TSh. 6674. Cf. spuir is lainne is lannsa líomhtha (lainne for lanna), Keat. Poems 920. In phr. téit fo lannaib dies in battle : i n-Ath Cliath luidh fo lannaib, BB 50b29 = L. Cl. A. Buidhe 24.12 . Note also: techtaid fidlaind .i. tiagait as na lanna co fí .i. in gentlidecht divination-rods(?), LL 188a26 . See .

Compds. With noun: ¤chlaideb sword: ar lom-thi . . . a lann- chlaidem do lan-dergad, MR 224.26 . dá lanncloidhemh láncodat lais, FM vi 1898 , 9 . di lannchloidhemh, Hugh Roe² 14.3 . lannclaidme aithgéra, CCath. 5343.

With adjj. ¤armach armed with swords : sluagh l. Laighean, DDána 105.15 . ¤bán: i measg fhian lannbhán Line, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 245.79 . ¤garg: isat ledmeca lanngarga a laich, BB 243a41 . ¤gorm: líon gleoidh do laochraidh lannghuirm `blue- bladed', O'Gr. Cat. 504.35 . ¤mass: ilar lestar lannmass with beautiful handles(?), SR 4356 . ¤úaine: le féin lannuaine Laighean, DDána 100.17 .