1 lecad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 lecad or dil.ie/29685

Forms: leagadh

u, m. vn. of 1 lecaid. leagadh (na cnó), IGT Verbs § 80.

(a) act of lowering, letting down : a leagadh trāth nōna as an ccroich do . . . Ioseph, ┐ Nicodemus, Parrth. Anma 1455 . an long ag lecadh a seoil, ZCP xi 130.19 ( BCC 246 ). muna bheith legadh na seōltae bātor a gconntabairt, Fl. Earls 12.29 . Cf. mar tháinig i dtalamh Éireann / Uilliam Congcar . . . / do bhí amhdháigh as a eachtra / an rí ar bhfaghbháil leagtha leis after he had landed(?), Aithd. D. 38.21 (`as he found himself abandoned'). Cf. also lecaid II. In fig. context: leagadh seóil, sníomh intinne depression, dejection , L. Cl. A. B. 211.14 .

(b) act of subduing : a thoil gá leagadh féin faoi `His will submitting herself to him', PBocht 27.14 . cuímhnig an sparruinn do leaga lé caoineas béas, Párl. na mB. 1435 .

(c) Implying the use of violence, throwing (to the ground), overthrowing: co tarrla leagad dó, Comp. CC 110.18 . triallaid a legad 'mo chloidimh `to fall upon his sword', Aen. 2604 . na comlada do leagadh fó cosaib, Celt. Rev. iv 12.3 . aga imthecht go reith gin legad gin leonadh, Aisl. Tond. 98 § 2 . do eiridh Conán slán de / on leagadh ar a raibhe `from the spot where he had been thrown down', Duan. F. ii 246 § 21 . doiligh liom-sa a leagadh leo (of Our Lord on the Cross overthrown by the sins of men), Dán Dé xxvi 28 . leagadh i n-a líon, PBocht 5.51 . oilbhéim nó tuiseal dá leagadh, TSh. 10464 . caislén cille móire do leaccadh lá Cathal, AFM iii 242.1 . each Aodha do lot, e fein do leaccadh, ┐ a marbhadh iaramh, iv 760.4 . leagadh i mbeol aonaigh é a notable fall, DDána 26.9 (= IGT Verbs ex. 707 ). cumus tárthála ┐ leagtha, 2 Chron. xxv 8 . thig . . . áirdspiorad roimhe an leagadh `before a fall', Proverbs xvi 18 . an té thógbhas a thigh go hárd is leaga d'iarann sé (ruinam), Párl. na mB. 1059 .

(d) Fig. downfall, ruin : tuitim Shéamais . . . / i gcrích Ṡacsan is leagadh dom shórd-sa calamity, Keat. Poems 138. do eiseirghi daine imdai ┐ do legad daine imda, YBL 148b37 . do leagadh a-dir gach dream `thy ruin everyone foretells', DDána 50.21 (tr. Ir. Monthly 1930, 263 § 21 ).

(e) act of placing, setting; position : leagadh mo shúil, ZCP v 219.553 (Midn. Court). déad is deise leagadh i n-árus a cinn, ITS xvii 109.8 .

Obscure: rama fri clais, screpall a fíu ┐ a leagad aen feacht; . . . bíail fri duir-ime, .i. a leagadh fa di, go ra fíu screpall; figba fri felmag, no fris in n-aile, screpall a fíu, ┐ a leagad fa dí, no sithaile no beoleagadh, Laws iv 130.17 ff. Comm . (`melted').