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élúd, -ód, -ád n u, m. g s. also -úid, etc. in Mid. Ir.; g s.
25 eloidthe, elaide Laws i 88.6 , iii 324 y are possibly for
elaigthe, as if belonging to élugud, which is a dubious form.
(vn. of as-lui) going out, departing, escaping, escape, elope-
ment, evasion, migration, secret or stealthy departure: ind
helud [rectius int é. ¤ ] (gl. evasio) Ml 86 b11 . inn élud (gl.
30 descensionem (a te factam)) 92b4 . hon elud 44b5 . ho élud
44d30 . airde n-éelutha máma `a sign of evading the
(marriage) bond' Wb 11c11 . héluda (gl. euadendi) MI
86 c1 . is mebul elud rig na firinne ┐ chairte fri demun `to
shun the King of righteousness
' Acr 17v1 ( Thes. ii 7.34 ).
35 rogab flaithius elud uan the sovranty has departed from us
Rawl. 142 a36 . is é bás na hanma, a herchra ┐ a hélúd
tria phecdaib...ón bethaid forordai LU 36 b23 = RC xxv
250.3 . Loch Suidhe O....do eludh a nderedh aidche ḟeile
Micheil co ndechaid isin Fabaill AU 1054 (= FM ib. ).
40 BB 256 b34 . a n-élúgh uile uainn (: gēr-rūn) their departure
from us
(i.e. their death), Rel. Celt. ii 236z . fleeing, escap-
ing (from captivity or peril): roboí in fer aile oc élúd ass
LU 98a28 (= BDD 157 ). immaricfa elúd dó 87b34 = BDD
77 . dollotar for élud (from slavery) LL 6b20 . dia luid...for
45élúd for imgabail 159b38 = SG ii 481.8 . rop ecail la
hIúdas Ísu do elód...al-lamaib oesa na hergabala PH 3091 .
Iósep do élód as in carcair 3713 . na geimhligh uile
dh'élúdh IGT, Decl. ex. 305 . tarmcruthugud Slebi Taboir
.i. elod ro ela Isu a fiadnaise a aspal LB 145a38 . gan
50conair eluda acco `no way of escape' CCath. 2481 . 2300 .
Aen. 2127 . conair eluidh 2051 . ni fuil aco treoir
n-eloid for fairgi 2043 . cidh iat na forchoimhedaighe ní
ro ráthaighset an t-éludh FM vi 1898.13 . Stealthy de-
parture, elopement: echlach ras ruc i n-aithed ┐ i n-élúd
55uaitsiu tri lár catha fer nHerend CRR 7 . Helind do
breith...ar athed ┐ ar elód TTr.² 523.573 . Keat. ii 2967 .
eludh do feraib Breg cuice `the men of B. went secretly to
him
' (i.e. went over to the invader) AU 821 . attagur-sa
élud inna hingine ucut la Froéch LL 249b41 = ZCP iv
6038.18 . a ghrádh...éalódh leat is é mo dhúil, Oss. vi 94.12 .
elúd ram' duain-se doringne in fer dána, ┐ recfaid hí LL
306 a36 = RC xiii 104.2 . dochum elóid ar a cul go crich
mB. as in mbáogal sin, Celt. Rev. iv 206.5 ....ag triall tré
ealódh oidhche d'ḟios a long used to steal away to their
65ships by night
Keat. iii 2860 . téid i n-éalódh oidhche...go
doire choille ii 4693 . gen. as attrib.: tré dhoirsibh élaidh
an bhaile FM vi 1956.6 .
As legal term, evasion of rightful claims; default,
neglect to comply with legal customs or duties, failure to
5submit a claim to legal decision ( Laws vi 302 ); usual term
for failure on part of the céle, or vassal, to pay his legal
dues
, etc. (with gen. of person or liability) ( ZCP xiv
343 § 5 ): indligidh don bidbaidh a elod-sum im dlighedh
`it is unlawful for the defendant not to have offered him
10what the law requires
' Laws i 114.21 Comm. toichníud iar
n-élaud aige dia folaid `after part of his supplies has been
withheld
' iv 336.2 . (at the games of Carmun:) ní lamar
la graifne in gáid | élud, aithne, athgabáil, Met. Dinds. iii
18.224 . óenach...cen élúd, cen ergabáil, iv 150.60 . fiach
15eloidthe `fine for evading' Laws i 88.6 Comm. eiric elaide
iii 324 y Comm. With léicid: da leicther a n-elodh if they
[the claimants] are evaded i 88.6 Comm. nochin fuil ní
uadha acht aithgin in bīdh...noco leigi fein elodh ┐ o leicfes
elodh is .u. seoit, etc. he is only liable for restoration of the
20food until
[i.e. unless] he evades [restoring] and when he
evades it is five seds
, etc. Cóic Conara p. 54 § 123 . indligedh
don biudbudh a eludh sun do lécun im dligedh to evade
him as to law
Laws i 88.23 Comm. 86 z (lecudh) 86 z Comm.
slan elo do lecan v 178.21 , 25 , 27 Comm. iar lecon elothe
25 after absconding 442.10 Comm. mac huar, as isidhe bis
ina hocht i ngnæ helotha athar co n-oponar a lepaith ┐ a
apuith in the status of a deserter from the father (one of
the three kinds of mac beo-athar, a class whose contracts
are invalid unless joined in by their fathers) ZCP xiii 23.12 .
30See Die Bürgsch. p. 11 . Cf. eluuth graece a verbo elbo
(ἐλύω) .i. dessero , O'Mulc. 377 .

élúdach, -ódach, -ádach; adjalso -úidech , etc. or
-úthach , -úithech , etc. o-ā (élúd) the quantity of the
second vowel is seldom certain, probably there was also
35a form with neutral second vowel. Cf. élaigthech. I Transi-
tory, passing, impermanent: ro bad elothach...a maith isin
bith, muna tisdais, etc., Laws iii 2.5 = elodach i 50.6 . na
ba rigi eluithech dosom a rigi that his sovranty might not
be a fleeting one
Rawl. 74 a30 . garb duaig tossach a
40ḟlatha...utinall eloithech a dered ZCP xi 87 § 48 . flaith
congbála co sluagaib dianechtair, gnath flaith lobur elai-
thech do suidiu a princedom maintained by foreign troops
is commonly weak and of frail tenure
86 § 45 . n
II (a) a fugitive, one who escapes (from battle, hunt or
45pestilence); a survivor: i n-iarmoracht na n-elutach
(i.e. the Israelites fleeing from Pharaoh) BB 240 b36 . ni
bía éludach esti nó óen di éis oirgni RC xiv 418.13 . fer bethad
no éluthach argni dina curadaib...nin érlá LL 224b47 =
TTr. 562 . co nach terna eluthach no ḟer bethad dib BB
50 240b39 . LB 128 a6 . gan elodach innisin scel dib, CCath.
3192 . ro marbhsat...a mhuintir uile...co na terno éloitheach
...diob, Mart. Don. Feb. 10 . FM v 1696.3 . bidat úatti
accaintecha bar n-éluthaig LL 238b28 = TTr. 1619 . mor ngol
...dorónsat a n-élothaig Pers, Alex. 391 . gé nách gnáth
55ár gan élóidhtheach FM v 1776.14 . Of animals, game:
rosgonsat conna batar élódaig díb ( deer ) TBC 543 . ní
dhechaidh éloidech beo as don tseilg, Acall. 917 . Freq.
é. ¤ bethad, é. i mbethaid one who escapes alive, a survivor:
ni terna eludach bethadh...dip, CCath. 2846 . nir leigis
60eladach bethad orum dibh gan marbadh ZCP vi 105.3 .
a bhḟuil aigi do chrudh ┐ do mhuinntir gan élaithech a
mbethaidh amárach dhíbh, Acall. 517 . tedhm do teccbháil
i ccrích Chonnacht...gur folmaigheadh mór mbailte dhi
gan elaidhthech betha dfágbháil ionnta FM iii 236.5
65(cf. élaigthech).
(b) in legal sense an absconder, evader, fugitive (from
law or legal obligations): céine...beta tuinidig ┐ nad mbat
elathaig as long as they are in residence and are not evad-
ing Cáin Ad. 49 . aire do-eim elodhach rechta an ab-
5sconder from law
Laws v 174.17 . tech i mbiat
elothaig cana no rechta (one of the houses for whose
destruction no compensation is exacted) 160.4 . nech nad
gella di troscud is eluthach na n-uile (.i. is eludach na n-uile
dlighedh no na n-uile toichedha) i 112.16 ( 114.17 ) =
10 ZCP xv 261 § 2 . 272. 27 . neach biathus elodhuch who
entertains a fugitive
Laws iii 60.1 . (with cognate verb:)
athgabail eloduig aslui ar a fine v 260.18 . .uii. n-eludaig
dochuisin la Feine na dim nemed...; bech docoislet ┐
taid cu foindil ┐ eolodaig [= elodach v 318.14 ] fine...
15 seven fugitives...whom sanctuary...does not protect; migrat-
ing bees, wandering thieves and absconders from the kindred

iv 184.13 = secht n-elaidthi v 318.12 . aire ditnes elogchu
v 174.26 Comm.