longud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. longud or dil.ie/30659

 

Forms: loingthe

u, m. vn. of 2 loingid. g s. loingthe.

(a) act of eating, consuming (food): l.¤ no ithi, Ml. 56a 13 . longad ┐ tomailt, LU 3226 ( SCC 1 ). fer borb brogda . . . im l.¤ ┐ im ligi, LU 6708 (TBC). is geis dúib . . . ól nó l.¤ nó chotlud, 8387 ( FB 26 ). ni doid hi (= a) saith do bíud na lungud na chodlutt, IT i 77 § 17 v.l. Eg. mad congaire do chleith an tighe an tan bithter ag l.¤ caithid an l.¤ sin `if it call from the roof-tree of the house when people are eating, they throw away that food', Ériu viii 122.9 . doradsat tocured dia coibnesaib . . . do longadh na fesside, Stair Erc. 7 . longadh .i. caitheamh, O'Cl.

(b) diet, refection; a meal : l.¤ serbda sēimide, Ériu ii 56 § 9. nīmdingēnad fuilide mo longad cen acht `my dinner . . . would not make me bloody', § 7 . ro iarfaig Colum Cille de cia met a loingthi in tan ba hoclaech, Three Hom. 120.14 . i llón ┐ i llongadh dóibh, Leb. Cert. 184.8 . lethgille don filid fri luingthi lith `das Halb-Unterpfand an den Dichter für ein Fest des Schmausens', ZCP xvi 194 (loingi lithi, v.l.).

? In fig. sense: ár cuairt fa mochlongadh mer `our visit was a mad and early breakfast', Caithr. Thoirdh. 123.41 , but perhaps connected with 1 loingid.