lommrad

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Forms: lommairt, lomra

u, later also o, m. vn. of lommraid. Also lommairt, lomra.

(a) act of stripping, making bare : a cāirich do dīlsi hi llomrad glassenguirt na rígna, ZCP viii 311.30 . do lomrad faithi fir flatha iar taircsin cirt di, O'C. 2627 ( Eg. 88, 53(54)c ). doratad in (leg. don) dara latrand dia l.¤ (uni spoliandus traditur), Lat. Lives 90.7 . far lomrad . . . amal foltchéip to shear your heads off(?), Trip.² 2442.

(b) act of shearing (sheep): cauru . . . a n-aimsir a lomartha, Laws i 126.22 Comm . inbaid lommartha cairech, SR 6302. mar uan a fiadhnaisi fir a lomartha, ITS xxix 173.9 . atá úan fionn agar bhfoghnamh / dúal liom dá lomradh gach láoi, IGT Decl. ex. 1276.

(c) Hence, fleece: ba córu lomrad na cairech i llomrad na glasne, LL 291b24 . an lomradh olla do bhí ac Gedian, ITS xxix vi 153.21 . lomradh óir the Golden Fleece, Hackett xxxix 240 . céad caora gona lomraibh óir, Oss. iv 242.y .

(d) act of plundering, despoiling : losccadh Reachrainde . . . ┐ a sccríne do chosccradh ┐ do lomradh, FM i 396.9 . iar lomairt a longphuirt dóibh `when they had stripped the fortress bare', Keat. iii 2852 . do lomradh ┐ do losgadh lochta an leasa sin Lúicifeir, TSh. 6604.

(e) Fig. act of stripping of wealth, levying a fine, or payment : lomradh indala fir ┐ a thidnacul diaraile to strip every second man and to give (his wealth) to another', Ériu iv 24 § 6 . tig- lomrad .i. in lomrad dédenach iar mbās in cēle, O'Mulc. 864 (see tiuglomrad). do lomrad smachta ┐ cáiche, Laws iv 68.3 . ma fearr na smacht do lomrad .i. trian d'iumarcraid, O'C. 1763 ( 23 Q 6, 36a ). trí gníma rátha: fosta, féile, lobra . . . lobra hícce .i. lécud a lomartha i n-indligud dar a ḟechi- main, Triads 218 ; lomradh .i. ag lomairt ag díol fiachadh, n. lomradh íce .i. da lomairt féin ag díol fiachadh no fulang é féin do lomradh do réir dlighe .i. leigen lomartha . . . , ibid.

(f) excerpt, literary extract : go ra sgribaind araile do lamarta (excerpta), Todd Nenn. 24.3 = lomartha, BB 203a4 . ? ni fil . . . inso do lomrad acht becc dona pianaib . . . ro himred fair, LB 143a18 . Leg. lommad? q.v. (b).