flechud

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Forms: fleuch—, fleoch—, flechuid, fliuchadh, flechud

n o, m. (fliuch) also fleuch— (fleoch—); both forms are found in O. Ir. a [poss. ?] fleuchud sin, Ml. 83d9 . fri fleuchud 89d2 . g s. ind flechuid , 81c8 . A variant form is fliuchad, q.v. (a) Orig. `wetting,' hence rain, rainy weather: f.¤ .i. fliuch-suth .i. suth fliuch, Corm. Y 604 . tech innā fera flechod, Thes. ii 294.15 . tolae flechuid, Ml. 93b13 . lir bannai ḟleochaid, SR 523 . braen flecaidh, IT ii2 103.3 ( BB 496b44 ). co rosnig f.¤ mór (= gravis pluvia) Lat. Lives 17 . flechodh mor, AU 776 . in tepersain ┐ in fleochad, PH 6366 . ni boí fleochod ra ré acht drucht, LL 8a12 = fliuchadh, BB 30a3 . túar fola fleochad, Tec. Corm. § 17 . imarcraidh fleochaidh gur ro millit toirthe, AFM ii 700.9 . fleochad ┐ donenn, Ann. Conn. 1236 § 16 . g p. is gnath lie i n-aibnib i ndigaid flechud mór `after great rains' Ml. 81c3 . áes ina gnáth tuile fleochadh, CCath. 450 . Fig.: maircc a haithle in ḟleachaid láin | dosgáin E. ┐ A. (= bloodshed ) ACL iii 305.5 .

(b) becoming wet : geis dō fleachadh cluana Fionnabhrach día tārrachtain 'it was taboo for him to get wet crossing the meadow of Fionnabhair', BDC 226.40 ​.

See fliuchad.