slabrad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. slabrad or dil.ie/37788

n ā,f. Also o,m. (slabar)

(a) a chain : s.¤ gl. catena, Sg. 57a8 . s.¤ .i. slabar-īad .i. īadad cumang, Corm. Y 1153 . secht slabraid úriairn, MU² 813 . teora sústa iarnae cona secht slabradaib tredúalchaib cona secht cendphartaib iarndaib i cind cecha slabraidi, BDD² 1271 - 3 . a scíath . . . co slabraduib sníthi sesmacha senairgit, Fianaig. 86.1 . sciath . . . co n-a slabraig, LL 189b6 . a raibhe o slabhradh na comhladh asteach, FM v 1638.14 . Fig. slabrada tentide imma medón, LU 2173 . slabrudh diar snādhudh sāeghul `this life [is] a chain to bind (?) us', ZCP vi 264 § 12 . fuil na slabhradh ón chígh, Dán Dé xxvii 6 . Attrib. g s. pilér slabraidh `a chain-shot', O'Gr. Cat. 565.24 .

(b) chain across the entrance of a habour : refidh rodaingni ┐ slabraidh imgarba . . . dar in muincinn muiridhi . . . ┐ cind na s.¤ sin i cuibriuch . . . do cairgib in murraisc, CCath. 2657 - 8 . do chuireadur slabhraidh ettorra do chosg a' locha, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 40.20 .

(c) (of bondage) chain , a fetter, shackle : to chuise hi nglas, to brag(h)at hi slabraith Bürgsch. 23 . risin id [.i.] risin s.¤ , Laws i 106.20 Comm . is ara precept attósa i sslabrid, Wb. 23a2 . tarslaic Petrum a slabreid (: amreid), Thes. ii 304.1 ( Hy. i ). s.¤ for chimig, Laws v 484.5 . in glas ┐ in gemel ┐ in s.¤ , O'C. 2385 ( Eg. 88, 30a ). do ḟuaslugad a carat a glas no s.¤ , Laws ii 378.22 Comm . gan tracht mbuinn | i slabhradh, TD 9.24 .

(d) a dog-chain : .x. soda soleicdi asa slabraduib findruine `ten bitches easily loosed from their leashes of findruine', Ériu ii 3.14 . ran-íurussa im trí noí con . . . ina slabradaib airgdigib, BDD² 274 . secht mílchoin i slabradaib argait, TBFr. 33 . guth seanchon ar slabhradh, IT iii 96.4 . sinand .i. s.¤ con Nuadat, O'Mulc. 843 .

(e) a neck-chain, necklace : a mmuinde .i. muince nó s.¤ gl. col- larium, Sg. 35a6 . muince .i. slabhradh, O'Cl. sīn .i. muince, ut est sin Morainn. Sindon (= sīn dono) .i. s.¤ , O'Mulc. 842 . muince airccide imma bragait fodeissin ┐ slaprad di ór orlaisci, RC iii 345.24 . muinceadha no slabhradha óir fá bhrághdibh na n-uasal, Keat. ii 2045 . FM i 52.8 .