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glac(c) n ā,f. (a) the first half-opened: a hand (used of hand
only. whereas lám freq. = arm); often passing into sense of
grasp, clutch: gebid lamchloich ... dar bo lán a glacc, TBC
1182. Cf. 6158 . tallastar i n-óenglaic ind fir, LU 9071
5( FB 82 ). íadaid a dá glaicc immá brágit, 9106 ( FB 86 ).
tria ladra a glacc, TBC² 784 . sleg ... ina gelglaicc deiss,
MU² 537 . taitnem ... a glacci maeth-gili, LL 237b50 ( TTr.
1556 ). 237b42 ( TTr. 1550 ). comtuaircnech na liacc lamh ┐
na cloch nglaice missiles, CCath. 5859 . in cliabgæ glaici,
10 TBC 3933 (St.). lan a glaice d'fhoghadhaib, Aen. 2655 .
Cf. TTebe 3637 . mo leabhar glaice handbook , Studies 1923,
598 § 7 . gunna glaice a hand-gun , Rel. Celt. ii 188.23 . co
ṅgile ṅglacc, Anecd. i 32 § 56 . ros-gab asa glacaib dashed
them out of his hands
, Aen. 155 . i nglaicc ṅdiabuil into the
15grip of
..., PH 8286 . nirbo glac im gail a grasp around
steam
(i.e. a futile attempt), Met. Dinds. iv 10.1 . Cf. dorn im
diaid (sic leg.), O'Dav. 1586 . bid garba na glaca | notgebhat
tria mebhail | glac talman buan bithseng | glac ifirn glac
demain, Anecd. iii 40 § 3 . tēitt asa glaic innī atchí what he
20sees slips from his grasp
, ZCP vii 303 § 11 . balc lán glaice
do chronn a stout piece of stick that would fill a handgrip,
FM vi 1898.6 . ré dáil shéad níor ghann a ghlac `he was not
close-fisted
,' Keat. ii 4763 . glac thabhartach um cheann
gcruidh a generous hand, TD 31.1 . Fig. of a person: Muri-
25dach ... glacc na ngormland, LL 184a22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 72 § 36 ).
mac Carraigh glac na ngéibhenn, Irish Texts iv 31 § 10 .
Murchad ... | glacc ro mill a ré im cach ríg, LL 4344 . mac
Allgubad find | glac nach amdlugad Érinn `a hand that
misbecame not E.
,' Met. Dinds. iii 330.17 . a ghlac geal white-
30handed chief!
, TD 1.16 ; 2.52 . By extension a handful:
glac arba (gl. glaneta) a handful of corn, Ir. Gl. 213 . glacc do
mecnaib, PH 519 . fichi glac losa `twenty handfuls of leeks,'
BR 244.9 . g. ¤ rann a handful of verses, Content. xxv § 6 n.
agh trí nglac ó gach rígh a beef of three handfuls, SG 21.11 .
35 agh trí nglac ... lan glaice 'ṅa glan-adhairc, lan duirn 'na
dluth-chruibh si, lan baisi 'na búan-erball, Misc. Hag. Hib.
113.18 .
(b) Various extensions of the sense grasp, clutch applied
to things: a fork, a branch, a cleft, a recess: dochuaidh a
40nglaic a dhiallaide `into the fork of his saddle,' Ériu
v 182.349 . a nglaic dilaiti a steit, ZCP vi 296.4 . i nglaic
chroinn, Buile Ṡ. 118.28 . eoin ... ina glacaib (of a tree),
ZCP xiv 16.17 . mar bad hí ind ḟidbad rathuitted cách dib i
ṅ-glaccaib ┐ gablaib ┐ géscaib araile, TBC 5030 . Cf. Todd
45Lect. iv 94.7 ( CRR² 35 ). TTebe 2810 . i nglacaib in glennai
in the recesses of the glen, CCath. 3075. Cf. 865 . rainic C.
in glaic (inngobail v.l.) mara `the arm of the sea' (of the
British Channel), 159 .
(c) a holder, a receptacle, a quiver: glac saiged (gl.
50 pharetra), Ir. Gl. 214 . glac ... or' dailedh na soigdi, Marco P.
121 . da .xx. saighed ann a glaic, L. Chl. Suibhne § 17.
Compds. ¤ bán white handed , Arch. Hib. ii 74 § 64 . ¤ dóid
tightly-gripping fist: iadas ... na glac-doidi ... tar corp ...
MR 256.2 . ¤ gonna a hand-gun, a musket: a glacghonna-
55dhaibh ... glésoibne, Hugh Roe, fol. 82a (314.16) . ¤ láidir
strong-handed , MR 150.21 . ¤ lebor (epithet) long-handed:
gnaoi an glaicleabair gloin, ZCP ii 350.29 . a sduagh glaic-
leabhar (to a woman), TD 20.23 . ¤ nem: flaith glacc-neme
gēir `a prince venom-handed,' Met. Dinds. iv 96.67 . ¤ nuaide
60` bright-handed ,' TD 30.7 . ¤ ṡolus bright-handed , LL 396.6 .
¤ thomside (epithet of a dart) fitting (or adjusted) to the
hand (?): gai gormrúad glacthomsidi, LU 10227 ( IT i 310.28 ).
glac-thoimsidhe (.i. lán glaice), O'Cl.

1 gláed n ā,f., also o,m. (?) a shout, a loud call (used of
65utterances of men and animals): in tan dobeir in leo a
glaid ass, RC xx 410.1 ( ACC 133 Comm. ). amal gláid ṁbind
ind leoman, 408.15 . éirghis ... in bainléo ┐ dobheir a gláoidh
moir osaird, BNnÉ 84 § 172 . doleig F. glaodh mór isin cúan,
IT ii2 125.89; 93 . do aitin gurbí glaodh Fergusa í, tucc a
70ghlaodh churadh, TBC p. 339 n. 4 . glǽdh cuirre, Buile Ṡ.
102.y . glaodh O. ag dul do sheilg, Oss. iv 16.13 . g s. ag
legen na cétgl[a]ídhi, IT ii2 126.100 . pl. eamnait a
nglaedha na sinnaigh, RC i 36.29 (gl. fr. H.3.18). o gloedaib
... na ṅdémna, PH 5625 . nolindais ifern da nglaodhaib et
75beicethaigh, Aisl. Tund. 104.10 .
Compds. ¤ béiccedach: howling, shouting, a blaring sound:
glaodvheicet[h]och na piast, Aisl. Tund. 104.19 . glaedh-
beccedaigh na stocc, CCath. 3106 . glaéidhbeicedhach, gáir
┐ gredhan a ngalgat, FM vi 2116.18 . ¤ gal bawling (?):
80 demhna ag glaedhgail (blaodhaigh, v.l.), BNnÉ 99 § 11.

2 gláed n glue (cf. W. glud birdlime; γλοιός): secht sechida
... ┐ glaéd etir cach da shechid díb, LL 244a39 ( TTr. 2046 ).
arna ndaingendlut[h]achadh do glaed ┐ do sechim ┐ do
bitumin, CCath. 5228 . ros lin do cur a nuisci no co nderna
85glaedh de muscilago lini, Irish Texts v 42.28 . rosrengait a
sceth asa nglaethaib comdlutha `the glued seams of their
shields were torn
,' Ériu viii 32 § 36 . ? To this: imirt glaith
for rot using birdlime on a road, Laws v 474.6 (= scattering
twigs smeared with birdlime
?); the gloss ( 476.1 ), however,
and some late commentaries (e.g. O'C. 903 , 1736 , 1933 ) take
this to mean stealing firewood. See glaith.
Compd. ¤ ecar fixing with glue: radaingnigid a sceith ... do
5seitidaib gorma glædecair ... tarb (v.l. gleo-eccair) ` layer-
glued ,' TTebe 1280 .