1 lecaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 lecaid or dil.ie/29687

Forms: lecad, lectha

v (ON leggya, Greene, Celtica iv 45 )

(a) lays out, sets, places; lowers, lets down; extends, stretches : curaid . . . se traigid .l. legtair i fot cacha delba dib, Ériu ii 128 § 98 (Tenga Bithnua). ata . . . muir legthair [is]in fairgi deis indsi E. `is set', 112 § 35. legtair asna nimib .ix. ngaetha, § 33. leagar libsi . . . ichtara bar n-eirriud, MR 176.y . leagur lais . . . / sleagh glas re hais n-ursann, IGT Decl. ex. 474 . le dubhadh eagla mon-uar / don chur-so ní leagar lámh arms (raised in lamentation) are not lowered(?), DDána 79.15 . innstruimint . . . le legfadais he (of the descent from the Cross), Smaointe B. Chr. 4298 . seach ar leagadh riamh i gcré, Keat. Poems 611 . do leaccadar é le hiomarcaidh lūthghára lifted him down (from the ass), Beatha S.F. 2659 . leag mo bhata ar aghaidh an leinimh, 2 Kings iv 29 .

(b) Of lowering sail, etc.: do leagad leision a sheóil / a bportaibh díleann, Duan. Finn ii 222 § 6 . mar leagar bréid longa ar loch, DDána 91.53 = IGT Decl. ex. 2131. Fig. seol an chogaidh leagthair leo, PBocht 10.21 . leag seol do mhéada meanma abate, 21.2 . leagfaidh seólta a thoile, TSh. 877. Cf. lecait uadib hi tír, LL 287a2 .

(c) l.¤ láim ar inflicts (chastisement, etc.) on: go leaga láimh ar fhear mh'agra, PBocht 18.34 . do leag Dia a lámh air leith re heasláinte . . . do chur ar a chorp, Beatha S.F. 153 .

For the phrase l.¤ uille ar see s.v. uilen.

(d) Implying the use of violence, throws to the ground, overthrows, prostrates, lays low: cid fa lecai na clocha / a Muirchertaig, RC xxiii 414.1 . leagais Laogh Idh, ┐ easonoraighis co mor é, TBC 3897 (Stowe). cuiris cloich . . . ina thaphaill gur leag ocht n-eona dib, p. 163 n.5 . gor' leagsat in rīghbili, ZCP v 22 § 13 . mór mbarr bentur don chruine / lecthar crann le casnaighe, IGT Decl. ex. 85. do lec se caislen Atha Angaili `razed', Ann. Conn. 1270.8 . go ro leccadh, ┐ coro láinbhrisedh an baile leó go talmhuin, FM vi 2312.2 . a ghnúis Dé . . . / cur riot do leag Lúisifear was the downfall of, DDána 60.38 . co ro leac dia eoch he unhorsed him, ZCP iv 383.4 . sul do leagadh an teagh ar chách dá marbhadh, TSh. 5661 . leagaidh iomad toir- theamhlachta an gort (segetem nimia sternit ubertas), 6992 . ro leagadh an barūn isin ffiaprus, Fl. Earls 238.17 .

Vn. lecad, part. lectha.