slaet

Cite this: eDIL s.v. slaet or dil.ie/37798

n (a) a swathe, layer, pile : rathócbatar na da ríg forru in bara . . . ┐ dos-berat s.¤ (slatri, v.l.) de i fiadnaisse maic ríg Herenn, RC xiii 60 § 52 . tuc fobairt ndīchra . . . forra gur chuir ina corraitib ┐ ina slaetaeb secmarba dochum láir . . . iat, ZCP xiii 238.8 . ní bí sochar san teach álainn dá dtuitidh 'na shlaodaibh ar lár `in a heap' (Gloss.), TSh. 9128 . a float, raft : ni taircellam damu fo chuinge na carru na sloetu, Alex. 861 . gérfuimne adhmad as Lebanon . . . ┐ beram na sláoduibh iad air an bhfairrge go Ioppa `we will bring it to thee in floats by sea', 2 Chron. ii 16 . Fig. dóid-cleatha meor-laga is séimhe slaoid, Keat. Poems 101 .

(b) illness, disease (cf. slaetán): slaéd .i. galar, amail adubhairt Finn: cia mesa do thṡlaedaib fúithi, ol in inghin, Ériu xiii 82 § 297 = cid as truime slaetaeib (trumu slataibh, v.l.)? ZCP xiii 270.21 . tainic slaod fora, fuaire mairbh ina chosaibh, x 296.27 .

(c) Legal (exact meaning not clear): s.¤ .i. slemain no tairisem, ut est s.¤ tar gach ngait acht aithgin do chach for cach laim co fiach aisneise[n], O'Dav. 1420 . cidh meisech é techt tuidhacht a nurradus, nach meisech a cana, ┐ is e an fath an fer agata ar griún e is e ro escaires cain tara cenn ┐ tic slaed cana air, O'Curry 2560 ( Eg. 88, 47a ). is misech é techt tuigacht re ré trir a nurradus ┐ nocha cuimgech é a cain acht s.¤ do tiachtain tarais nach cuimgech umscar ris in urrad aga fuil ar griun é no go thocaithter cain, O'Curry 2563 ( Eg. 88, 47c ). Note also: s.¤ .i. aslach, no fuilera, 2064 ( H 4.22, 66b15 ). s.¤ .i. slai ét ailbín uait isin cinaid, 1462 ( H 3.18, 650b ).

Compds. ¤buiden: ina sreathaibh ┐ ina slaed-buidnib `in unwieldy groups' (of fallen warriors), Celt. Rev. iv 14.23 . ¤chíallach thick-witted : an spalpaire s., O'Rah. xliii 15 . ¤eire: no tairrngeadh gach slaod-eire da mhéd asa herball piled load, AFM iv 1080.4 . ¤óclaig warriors in layers, prostrate warriors ? imad . . . na slaedoglach sinti secmharbh, AU iii 470.12 . slaod-óglaoich sínte seac-mharbha, TSh. 6615 . ¤teine layer-fire, funeral-pile : trénar dteilgean i slaoid-teinidh = in ignis rogum, TSh. 6761 .