loisinnán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. loisinnán or dil.ie/30577

n (cf. los-ḟinn, s.v. 1 los) fox (lit. white-tipped one): slóg na loisenán .i. sindaig na crich ┐ na cennadach, LB 127a31 (of Samson's trick against the Philistines). `cid as andsom leat tucais ?' . . . `Romgab do leith losinan' `it took me . . . to come up with the fox', ZCP i 459.11 . tar gach ffothair is tar gach fán / rom gaph do leith Loissionnáin (leg. loissionnán), Duan. Finn i 21.7 (see iii 20 and glossary s.v.). Cf. loisi above and: mallacht uaim don loingseachán, Acall. (Leabh ó Láimhsgr.) iii 91.8 (= sionnach Sléibhe Mis, 1 ).