límaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. límaid or dil.ie/30226
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: límad, límugud, límtha, limsat

v (lím ?) vn. límad, límugud, part. límtha. ? Pret. 3 pl. limsat, Études Celt. xi 114.

(a) Of arms, etc. sharpens, grinds, polishes : Maine for neimnech isé rodasinnsmasdair ┐ romheil (.i. rocaith no rolimadh), Thurn. Thurn. Zu Ir. Hss. ii 16.1 . slan don ti limus in scin risin lic, Laws iii 294.21 Comm . ralimaid ┐ rolondraigid slega suainmeacha . . . a meirgi, TTebe 1269 .

(b) Fig. of person: mo Loca rolímad` who was polished', Gorm. Aug. 13 . oic ┐ airm liomtar linn warriors and weapons are sharpened by us, TBC St. 419 . lia lóghmhar na leoghan ór líomhadh (líomadh, v.l.) by whom he was trained, Hackett xxxix 99 .