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rece n f. prosodic term, meaning obscure: rann ┐ res ┐ rece.
[I]ssi in [res in] primthorand. Is i in rece in fothorand . . .
atat cethri ranna fuirri .i. seacht n-airm ┐ seacht n-acenta ┐
secht ndescena, Auraic. 1920 (passage prob. corrupt).

recepta n(Lat. receptum) a recipe, prescription : gabh an leithéid
5so do recepta, Mac Aingil 93.9 . an dá réceapta, 92.8 .

? rechach: ind Ribordan r[e]achach, Caithr. CC § 10 (: chomhram-
hach), cf. in reabach R., § 7 . Leg. rabach (= reabach)?

? rechendais: ind o ticc rethi at rechendais (of sheep), Leb. Gab.
i 30 z (glossed: co mbit cendais ris an reithi teigmas cuca) =
10 o thig reith do raei cendais nach reithi, Lec. 549a8 . Leg. ro-
chendais?

recholl (racholl, rachall) n o,m. a winding-sheet, shroud :
racholl .i. brat mairbh, O'Cl. P. O'C. rochall `a coverlet', O'R.
tir tretholl oc a facbat rig recholl, RC xx 270.14 ( ACC 93
15Comm. ) = cosa mberut rig recholl, LB 239a25 . fuair . . . léne
Coluim Cille .i. cuit Chaindig sin dia rechull som, LB 33a66
( Thr. Hom. 120 ) = cuid Cainnigh dia rachall som i `C.'s share
for his winding-sheet
', Lism.L. 1041 . g s. trian ēttaig na marb
┐ trian rachaill, BColm. 44.25 . sech cach ruaim rachaill `every
20shrouded cemetery
' (?), 96.17 . recholl .i. cail[l]e, H. 3. 18 p. 630a
( O'C. 1387 ).

1 recht n u,m. O.Ir. n s. in rect , Wb. 13d27 . g s. ind rechto , 15a34 ,
cf. 1d16 , 21b13 , Ml. 60b12 , 74b7 . recto, Thes. ii 247.15 ( Cambr.
38a ), Wb. 2b26 . rectto, 1d15 , 4d11 . rechta, 18c9 , 21c1 (rccta).
25 Ml. 74b5 . Mid.Ir. rechta. n d. in da recht , Wb. 29a16 . n p.
recte, 29a16 . a p. tri dub-rechtu, Thes. ii 357.5 ( Hy. vii ). In
Mid.Ir. occas. treated as neut.: n s. recht n-airberta, Eg. 88 f.
21a ( O'C. 2280 ), Alex. 851 below (perh. to be taken as d s.).
Occas. written racht. reacht m. (g s. n p. -a), IGT Dec. § 95
30(p. 127.14) .
(a) law , in wide sense of a collective system of prescripts,
whether traditional or codified or inherent; in Glosses = Lat.
lex (later superseded by dliged). reacht, dlighe, lagh, Eg. Gl.
520 . forcetul recto Dee, Thes. ii 247.15 . iar riaglaib in rechta
35diada, PH 4227 . rom-soír-sa rect spirto di rect pectho (gl.
lex spiritus . . . a lege peccati ), Wb. 3d20 . in rect comaccobuir
file i mballaib caích the law of concupiscence , 13d27 . ro taisfen
filidecht ┐ brethemnas ┐ recht fer nErend olchéna, RC vi
165.2 ( LU 9777 ). is tre ḟír flathemon cach recht rán, ZCP xi
4081 § 12 . recht, ┐ enech, ┐ ainim (foundations of social ordi-
nances), Laws i 230.4 (glossed: recht, .i. flatha. Enech, .i.
Feni . . . Ainim, .i. eclasa, ib. 9 ). fer rechta i n-ecosc dilsigh . . .
. . . do marbhadh, iii 214.20 (i.e. killing a man who is within
the protection of the law, a homo legalis, in mistake for an
45outlaw). elodhach rechta `an absconder from law', v 174.17 .
breth rechta a legal judgement , PH 2810 . mar ar horduigheadh
reacht is dlighe . . . ar Éirinn, Keat. iii 2349 .
(b) recht aicnid the law of nature (morality arising from
natural instinct): tar recht ṅ-aicnid, gl. cis naturae leges, Sg.
50 217b16 . Used esp. of the moral law before the Mosaic legisla-
tion: recht aicnig ro bai la firu Erind [sic] co tiachtain creitme,
Laws iii 26 y . ateoch huile thuicsenchu rechta aicnid, im
Aibel, im Sheth, etc., Ir. Lit. 32.15 . ni aidlingcet o nachaib
rechtaib nā fúiglib nā brethemnachtaib acht recht n-aicnid
55namma, Alex. 851 .
(c) in Glosses and earliest rel. lit. used (generally without
art.) in special sense of the Mosaic law (later a qualifying gen.
or adj. is usual): is he-side ro fiugrad i rrecht et adfiadar i
soscelu, Wb. 18c8 . is ed ro boi hi rrecht digal cutrummae
60frissin peccad, Ml. 54c2 . in recht arsata Muisi, PH 487 .
Gamaliél .i. sai rechta, 1649 . aos rechta (those under the
Mosaic dispensation), Hib. Min. 7.206 . luid fo recht . . . Críst
i callaind Enair was made subject to the law (by circumcision),
Fél. Jan. 1 . do fuagradh isin tsenrecht can muic do ithe,
65 Maund. 61 . eagluis an tsean-rachda, Eochairsg. 5 z . ro scríb
[Moyse] i llébraib in rechta fáthacda, PH 5731 . ateoch huli
thuicsinchu rechta fatha, im Eliam, im Eliseum, etc. the law
of the prophets
, Ir. Lit. 32.20 . racht faide . . . .i. diriataidh na
faistine ro bi ac na faidhib anallut, Laws iii 30.23 .
70Of the new dispensation or Gospel law: in da recht . . .
uetus et nouum nó na tri recte .i. naturae rl, Wb. 29a16 . on
dib rachtaib .i. ho phetarlaicc ┐ nufhiadnaise, PH 6783 .
coinneal tóidhius teóra reachta (of Colum C.), ZCP viii 197
§ 11 (as fem.). ateoch huile thuicsenchu rechta nuafiadnaise,
75 Ir. Lit. 32.22 . scéla an rechta naeí, RC x 184.3 . seacht sacra-
muinti an nuai-reacht, Mac Aingil 2.8 Pref. ).
r. ¤ litre the written law, scripture: racht n-aicnig ┐ racht litre
(.i. tucastar Patraic leis), Laws iii 28.3 , 7 . Cf. ib. 30.31 . ateoch
huili thuicsenchu rechta litre, im Moysi, etc., Ir. Lit. 32.18
80(where recht. l. is used of O.T.). Similarly: doridnacht
recht bérlai báin do Moyse, Ériu iv 136.7 (where bérla bán =
Latin, the lang. of Scripture).
In later writers of Scripture or church law: don Choimdi[d]
ni comharba | nech nā lega a recht, Arch. iii 313 § 14 . a n-
85aghoidh reachta ┐ chreidimh eguilsi De, Fl. Earls 112.28 .
éin-eglas, éun-bhaisdedh ┐ éin-réchd, Parrth. Anma 52.20 .
(d) of a particular law or ordinance : dia ro fuirmed recht
Adomnáin for Góedelaib, FA 32 = r. ¤ nA., LB. intí téte fo
recht n-imdibi the law of circumcision , Wb. 20a12 . do rect
fognama do fiur the law of service to a husband , 10b22 . So in
5 pl.: i carnd fhind na racht is na riaghal, Ériu x 84 § 75
(: seacht, leg. reacht). sruth Tibir i rRóim na recht, ZCP viii
106 § 7 . Loosely used in chevilles: innis dúinni tré rechtaib
(i.e. as is due?), Anecd. i 29 § 34 .
(e) authority, rule : Maelmorda . . . glorda a ṡét is a recht ríg.
10 LL 30a29 . do chruas rechta ríg Ailig `sway', O'Gr. Cat. 384.7 .
níor chanas . . . glór ribh acht do reacht leabhar `according to
the books
', Content. xxiv 23 . recht n-abaidh iar sein ro gab
the authority (office) of an abbot , ZCP viii 115.6 .
(f) in abstr. sense right, lawfulness : racht .i. ceart, Lec. Gl.
15 116 M . recht .i. cuimsech, O'Dav. 1349 . lucht mo ríartha ba
recht lais do beith accom he thought it right that I should have
people to serve me
(?), ZCP viii 220 § 31 . a ndernadar a daoine |
re Dia dh'adhbhar egaoine | reacht lind go dtanaig astegh | ar
brághaid ghill na nGaoidheal we deemed it just until it was
20visited upon the hostage of the G.
, Ir. Texts ii 105 y . ? ra recht
rubad, TBC 1667 (`das Recht der Erstechungen', Windisch).
? fri cach racht cid fiala a flaithe though their chiefs be generous
to every claim
(?), Arch. iii 296 § 38 .
Rare in compds.: mór a recht-blad dar rígaib `his rightful
25fame
', Met. Dinds. ii 48.34 . dā recht-iarla `two just rulers'
( administrators of law ?), MacCarthy 176 § 5 ( LL 128a51 ).