lúasc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lúasc or dil.ie/30849

 

n [o, n.?] swinging motion, swaying, oscillation : luasc reliqua gl. oscillum, Sg. 46a5 (on interpretation of the Latin word see RC iv 332 ). fodosceirdi for lūasc lūamnig it' beōlu `with a swinging jerk', MacCongl. 97.24 . Ferghus . . . / luidhes luasga lenbhaidhe, Leb. Cert.² 156.3 `who makes childish movements', 157 n.5 . don fhir luaidheas luasc `who talks mockingly (at random)', Leb. Cert. 198.6 . Of a type of versification: foglaim na dechmaide bliadna . . . coic luasca déc, IT iii 54 § 99 (see p. 114 , 118 ). Cf. lúascach, lúascad. teoir lúasca oir tara n-etna pendants(?), locks of hair(?), BDD 114 A (App.) ( RC xxii 398 ); cf. O'Dav. 1199 cited under lúascach.