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loscann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. loscann or dil.ie/30711

Forms: loiscenn

n o, m. Also loiscenn. toad, frog; some sort of vermin(?): in loiscend .i. cū cnāmha, Corm. Y 257 . luaith loiscind, O'Curry 269 ( H 3.18, 151g ) (in a list of noxious drugs the use of which incurs full penalty). Cf. luaith loisgend í (of a dead pig), Irish Texts i 31 § 48 . ilar loscond, SR 893 (of hell). loisginn ┐ ilpesti ithfrinn do bheith ac cnam ┐ ac cerrbad na n-anmann, RC xxviii 320 § 39 . loscainn riasca, SR 3933 (of Egyptian plagues). in tres plág .i. loscind luatha línmara, LB 118a32 . tech lán do loscannaib / . . . / míla géra gulbnecha, LU 9398 . loscind géra garba, 2419 . re siangail . . . na mbufa ┐ na loisccend, CCath. 4348 . ros indarb loscaind ┐ nathracha esti, Three Hom. 120 . x. do ígmaigib nathrach ┐ loiscend ┐ torathar in talman, TTebe 1485 . comhrag losguinn lasrach mear / ná sir `dragon', Magauran 2372 . do chuir Sé iona measc . . . an luisgionn, noch do scrios íad (frogs), Psalms lxxviii 45 . loisgionn .i. snasán `[a salamander]' oir loisgthear é, ┐ cú cnámha ainm eile dó, O'Cl. Cf. Corm. Y above.