losat

Cite this: eDIL s.v. losat or dil.ie/30703

Forms: losad

n ā, f. losad, IGT Decl. § 54.

(a) kneading-trough: losad gl. trolla, Ir. Gl. 42 . trulla .i. lossat, Corm. Y 1249 . lethech . . . ainm . . . do losait arindī lethait[h]ir bairgin fuirre, Corm. Y 825 . cia beith a lin na n-oged ni dechas for losait doib fria aidche (i.e. the supply of bread never failed), Irish Texts i 3 § 7. Freq. in law-texts in lists of household goods: folestrai iter erna ┐ loiste[a] ┐ chóidiu, Críth G. 176. tincur tigi caich . . . aiel ┐ caire, l.¤ ┐ criathar, Laws i 122.13 . losad, criathar, ceartfhuine, iv 8.23 (cf. O'Dav. 526 ). ni bi i mbantellach acht . . . l.¤ ┐ criathar, Laws i 148.1 . bro ┐ losut ┐ criathrud [do munudh] dia n-ingeanuibh (of the instruction suitable for the daughters of an `ócaire'), ii 152.11 Comm . ní eter lic ┐ lossait no o thenid co fraig . . . rom altsa (i.e. I was brought up among nobles—not among serfs), LU 10280 . doberat a mnaa saera ar brontib ┐ lostib, TBC-LL¹ 1759 (loisdib, v.l.). be luirge . . . be loisde, O'D. 2228 ( Nero A vii, 153b ). dá loistibh fuinte, Exodus xii 34. Fig. to represent household in the levying of tribute: do bátar fir Tethba i ngéillsine mhóir dhó .i. . . . bairgen cacha loisdi ┐ screapall gacha caithreach for every household . . . for every adult, SG i 87 .x . cain cacha leicci ┐ cacha loisdi ┐ screball cacha duine, Irish Texts iii 8 § 21 . cíos ar an losait, ┐ cíos ar an mbróin, Atlantis iv 160.20 .

(b) Fig. losad . . . `table spread with food', O'Don. Suppl. mairc dec[h]ras don domun dīan / . . . / a [ḟ]leda, a loste lāna, ZCP vii 498.10 . dochiu oidhche i mbrugh í Bhreasail / lucht uim losaid, Ó Bruad. ii 56.6 .