leithriu

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Forms: laithriu, léithre

n (? -é-) Usually infl. as n-stem. Also laithriu. Cf. CCath. Gloss. s.v. lathri. léithre f. (g s. -end, -ende), IGT Decl. § 145 .

(a) Part of a harp or `timpán' to which the strings were attached: céis . . . ainm do tharraing ar a mbí ind léithriu, Lib. Hymn. i 170.265 (ACC Comm.), cf. is i in chéis isin chruit aní choṅgbas in leithrind cona tétaib intí, RC xx 166.1 (ACC Comm.). timpan becc . . . cona leithrind airgit ┐ cona deilgib óir, Acall. 5552 . 5610 . mo thimpán . . . / . . . / atá i mbun a leitrinne / airfided ban in domain, SG 248.38 .

(b) Part of a sling (táball): ro coirighsit a coirrmera . . . i llathrib a taball, CCath. 5551 . no n-imnaisc mo chend feib imnaiscther lathranna staible, LL 12899.

(c) Part of a horse's fetter or spancel: treige [n-urcomail] .i. in da id ┐ in leithri `the two withes and the side-line', Laws v 484.18 Comm . go ro maidset a n-idi ┐ a n-erchomail, a llomna ┐ a llethrenna `Halftern(?)', TBC-LL¹ 3825 . sé heich luatha cona láithrib `trappings', Leb. Cert.² 1547 ( laithrib, Leb. Cert. 206.1 ). leithrinn .i. urchall, no glacháin (leg. glacáin), O'Cl. Perh. also in: at imda a ithlanda / . . . / ad lana a letrenda, IT iii 92 § 138 ; (but see leithrind, ? léithrind). See also fidletrenda, s.v. fid. dā lú is lethrend (.i. lethchos) dībh co losc, ZCP v 484 § 6 (B. na f.). As n. pr. m. Léthrend echaire Ailella, LU 6118 (TBC). Cf. leithrigid.