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slicht n u m. sliocht m., IGT Decl. § 71 . (a) a mark, track, trace,
imprint : sliocht .i. lorg, O'Cl. s. ¤ a asna triana étach, LU 646
(ACC). maraid s. ¤ inna bachla inna leith cliú béus, Trip.² 1011 .
55 ni acatar ní and acht s. ¤ ind óencharpait, LU 4804 (TBC). atā
s. ¤ a dā chos and bēos, Ériu i 118 § 11 . nach faicci fein s. ¤ na
tochalta, CCath. 2996 . do bi s. ¤ an sgiursa sin in a taeb
an céin do bi se n-a bethaidh, BCC 243 . ag taisbénadh dhó
sleachta na ccrécht, Desid. 6254 . a path, way, trail (made by
60the imprints of what has passed): con[id] s. ¤ suachnid . . . cach
rot ríadas, LU 8493 ( FB 34 ). foidis Ferchis hi s. ¤ immirge
Maic Con da goin etir a ṡlog, Fianaig. 38.4 . ní bhí sliocht
foghlaidhe i bhféar | ná lorg arracht i n-aiar, TD 13.9 . s. ¤ an
groighi óig tré ḟér | ag snoide an róid gu roithrén, IGT Decl.
65ex. 1254 . Fig. aire sechethar slictu ar fédot i ndag-imratib,
Thes. ii 244.32 . slainnid dam far slecta co Conchobor Cairn
proceedings (?), CRR 22 . Common in chevilles: sliucht ṅgle,
SR 2493 . slicht n-óg, 6605 .
for s. ¤ on the track of, immediately following : ond anmmaimm
70forsambí sliucht (gl. priore cognitione) `by the noun which it
follows
', Sg. 200a7 . for s. ¤ na mbríathar sin, Trip.² 25 . Bodb
iar n-áraib fora s. ¤ , Sc.M² 21 . in facca-sa nech d'Ultaib ar s. ¤
in t-slúaig-seo, TBC 4250 . tancatar ceraisti umaide for a s. ¤ -
side, Alex. 707 . ar slechtaib na n-arm `in the wake of the
75weapons
', CCath. 5930 . mé ársa anbfann ar a s. ¤ `left after
them
', O'Gr. Cat. 643.15 . in consequence of, as a result of:
conid for s. ¤ na fisi sin ro chansom na runnu sa, LU 9833 . tucc
Dia síth . . . for sliocht na cána sin, FM ii 858.7 . in imitation
of, following the example of: Matha . . . ishé condascríb na
80briathra cetna for s. ¤ nÍsu, Trip.² 670 . con deochatár drem aile
fora s. ¤ imón cretim sin, LU 4052 . cendaig ith is blicht for s. ¤
cech ríg réil `as every famous king has done', KMMisc. 262 § 16 .
for s. ¤ a senathar, MR 2.10 . ar shliocht Iollaind mic Seaain I
Maoilconaire ro scriobhus an duan sin, Top. Poems xcv 2 .
85(b) a version, recension (of a literary work): is úaidh rohain-
mnighedh iarsan s. ¤ sin `according to this version (of the story)',
Cóir Anm. 40 . mád iar n-araili s. ¤ is fertas carpait Con Culaind
ro maid, LU 5250 (TBC). issed . . . is s. ¤ i llebraib ailib, 7960 .
adeir aroile s. ¤ cor thoit Eochaid Dala re Findi, Ériu ii 180.3 .
sliocht lebair leacain, [i]t iad na maithe torcrattar . . ., FM ii
51098.10 . a slechtaib suad, Acall. 2590 . a slechtaib a sen-
bhriathar, MR 158.10 .
(c) section, division, class : s. ¤ Libair Dromma Snechta inso
this is an extract from the Book of Druim Snechta, RC xxii
401.17 . conid Bruden Uí Derga cona fúasaitib ┐ cona slecht-
10aib ┐ cona remscélaib amal adfiadar i llebraib insin anúas,
403.7 . sliacht (leg. slicht) adaltraighi ┐ a ceile `der Rechts-
regelung inbetreff einer `adaltrach' und ihres Gatten
', Stud. in E.
Ir. Law 32 § 13 (= Laws ii 366.15 Comm . ). rith cana boileachta
`die Erstreckung des Rinder betreffenden Gesetzes', ZCP xviii
15383.13 . i mbrethaibh croligh[e] ┐ i s. ¤ othrusa, Irish Texts iv
25 § 7 . cetharslicht athgabala, Laws i 64 . ise a etrocaire in
tslechta so `the severity of this kind of law', 266.13 Comm . s. ¤
asinnither alt mog mocoire .i. is ē seo dliged aisneidhim orro,
Anecd. v 23.5 and n. atait tri slechta (.i. tri sloinnte) for coraib
20.i. cor ┐ dochar ┐ sochar, O'D. 782 ( H. 3.17, 561 ). cethir-
s[h]licht feghthair for fedhaibh .i. cumang ┐ egumang, lan-
chumang ┐ lenchumang, Auraic. 1204 . saotar an tslecda so
da graiffnedh `the labour of writing this section', CS 8.z .
(d) offspring, family, line, posterity : sliocht .i. buidhean,
25sliocht leathan gach sáor .i. buidhean leathan ag duine uasal,
O'Cl. ba s. ¤ flatha Faelán find, Hail Brigit 24 . mac in goband
cosin ṅgual | isé a dúal dechrad dia s. ¤ , Ériu ix 49 § 28 . fer
dobo mo duas . . . tanicc ar s. ¤ Neill, Ann. Conn. 1392.3 . ar
ṡliocht Taidhg atá an ríoghradh, TD 32.20 . a rí sleachta
30saorChonuill, 3.20 . an bás do bheith i gcinneadh dá gach aon
dá shliocht ┐ dá shíol-aicme, TSh. 498 . dochuadar fiche don
chloinn sin gan tsliocht ┐ tainig sliocht ar an deichneabhar
oile dhíobh, Keat. ii 4042 . is í do budh bainchéile dhó ┐ do
chuir sliocht air `bore him children', i 84.13 . do bhí an uair-
35sin . . . | troimchíos Séasair ar sliochd fhíor the legitimate stock,
DDána 17.5 .
(e) s. ¤ .i. ciall sense , Met. Gl. 28 § 44 (perhaps due to popular
etymology of int(ṡ)liucht).
Compd. ¤ lorg: tancatar for s. int ṡluáig, TBC 640 . ba
40fota s. in aessa . . . no bitis acca hi n-glassaib, Alex. 1097 . See
also slecht.

slichtaid xsee slechtaid.

slichtrad n(slicht) posterity, descendants : Britan mael mac na
flatha | saer in s. ¤ dar sretha, LL 7a38 .

45 slicrech n[ā,f.] (slice) sherds, fragments; `small shells, thin
pebbles, bits of broken glass or other ware, potscar, potsherds
',
P. O'C. bruaigh, sligreach, greamann `sherds', Eg. Gl. 102 .
? To this: sceldgur na scíath-cliss ┐ s. ¤ na sleg, TBC 3309 (cf.
ficgrech (siangair, v.l.) na sleg, 5073 . These two exx. expld.
50by Zimmer, KZ xxx 96 as compds. of sleg and gréch). beg
nach dearna slicrig do cnāmaib mo cloicne, Aisl. MC 121.36 .
co tarat beím dia buaraig ina chlocend condernai slicrig dia
chind, LL 167b25 . do rinneadh fós sligreach da ccloinn óig
`her young children were dashed in pieces', Nahum iii 10 .

55 slíctha (slíc) part. smooth, polished : as amlaid ata dorcha
slighaithe (leg. sligaithe?; sliogtha, v.l.) amail iarann iar na
glanadh, Ir. Astr. Tr. 88.16 . See slícda.

slife?: ind s. ¤ .i. lethnúghadh, ut est imat s. ¤ laithirt leisge .i. curra
leth imat leisce i llaithi toirgne, Ériu xiii 55 § 20 .

60 slige iā and t,f. vn. of sligid. I Act of felling, smiting; a slaughter :
s. ¤ assar `slaughter of the Assyrians', Ml. 51c17 . drong adbul
Eusébi | cérbo gúr a s. ¤ `though sore was their slaying', Fél.
Nov. 7 . bá misi in caur claidebrúad iar sligi na sluag, LU
9352 . oc sligi in catha remib, TBC 809 n. 1 . iar n-araib ecrat
65iar fortbiu buiden iar s. ¤ air, LL 116b3 . fria díth deg-fer ┐ dég-
doine ┐ fri s. ¤ [ḟ]oirber ┐ fhír-loech, LB 122b46 . Fig. clearing
away (of errors): amal bid horaili nuasligi . . . .i. conaicert som
in tintud septien hi tosuch .i. intan foruirim obell ┐ astric foir
┐ roásaiset drissi ina senchomrorcan tar sodin . . . conrícht les
70inna allslige, Ml. 2a6 .
Note also: s. ¤ gl. pecten, Sg. 54a10 (see note). Cf. slinn (c).
II Hence of what is cleared or cut out road, way, path (in
this sense usually t,f., but cf. BDD² 151 , etc.) (a) s. ¤ . . . dorro-
nad fri himc[h]omrac da c[h]arpat, Corm. Y 1082 . via .i.
75slighe, Ir. Gl. 112 . imrulaid remi Cú Chulainn i tremdírgi na
sliged, i n-athgardi na conar, MU² 54 . íar sligi di ṡligthib na
Temrach, BDD² 151 . secht ndoruis isin bruidin ┐ secht
sligeda trethe, Sc.M.² 1 . is edh is coimdegh sleibi and, a
slighthi, Laws v 324.16 Comm . in t-sligi mór sa imthéit
80sechond gia leth imthéit, TBC 1143 . anmand na sliged
dochuatar cethri ollchoiced hErend i crích Ulad, 301 . aes
n-imthechta no tastil sliged, 148 . ic slataigecht sliged Saxan,
CRR 7 . na lenaid frithrót na frithchassán acht lenaid in
sligid móir, Mer. Uil. 146 . do-ralatar doib . . . da dhall ar or
85na sliged, PH 4409 . bhí leabhar maith slighedh accuséin an
itinerary
, SG 23.17 . gabthur drumchla secht slighthedh, IGT
Decl. ex. 27 . da craisech . . . co n-ocht slightib seimi sleman-
rignibh grooves (of a spear), CCath. 5300 . cet sliged permission
to pass : co ttuccsat ced slige dhó, FM iv 978.7 . an fuighedh
se ced slighedh uatha trena cathraigh, St. Ercuil 1857 . éirge
5sliged waylaying, highway robbery, see s.v. éirge. Fig. sét ┐ s. ¤
na sualach, PH 4672 . slighe pecech nemhglan do bí ac popul
na Erenn, Expugn. Hib. 66 . mairg bis ar sligid báeguil, Arch.
iii 215 § 3 . agá sheóladh i slighe na subháilceadh go neamh,
TSh. 8589 . slighe an eagnaidh nochan fhuil | ag Éirinn d'éis
10Í Cheallaigh, Aithd. D. 10.17 . s. ¤ an chreidmhe . . . | do dhor-
chuigh Ádhamh oruinn, Dán Dé vi 5 . do thréig mé . . . | mo
shlighthe docra diamhra, Studies 1918, 617 § 7 . foillsigh, a
hTighearna, do shlighthe dhamhsa `O Lord, teach me thy
paths
', Donl. 340.1 . galar na sligheadh (a kind of fit, epilepsy ?),
15 Eochairsg. 125.33 . ar oen-ṡ. together : taos goirt arna berbad
ar aonsligi riú, Rosa Ang. 224.12 . rochaithsid frais fergach
da n-armaibh ar aenslighidh ris simultaneously, ZCP vi
274.31 . roiarsad uili ar aenslighi sídh do diuice Loren, 78.7 .
do chuir sloigh mora ar aeinshlighidh `he collected together
20great armies
', ITS xix 6.2 .
(b) journey, way, course : ar a shlighidh go Baile Átha Clíath
fuair bás, Rel. Celt. ii 166.14 . do ghabh slighe na Rómha
chuigi as a aithle he set out for Rome, SG 30.9 . mar īoc a
sligedh `to pay their way', Fl. Earls 26.21 . don chomhrádh do
25chanus ribh | focal seachad san slighidh | féchtar libh nár léig
tusa, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 65.10 . a bhuille ┐ sí ar slighidh | do ní
uirre a fhóiridhin, PBocht 23.34 . Fig. coccadh mór eile . . .
do thaobh t-shéolta ┐ t-shlighedh [U]í Néll, AU iii 542.23 .
(c) a theme (in composition): aisdrigh na slighthe seanma
30 travel the ways of music (to a harper), Studies 1919, 39 § 2 . do
sinn slithi senma cuir ┐ puirt, Fianaig. 58.14 . ní slighe
dhíomhaoin dom dhán `no vain theme for my song', A. Ó
Dálaigh xxxv 14 . samhail a bhfuinn sin ná a slighe, DDána
17.18 . anmanna ghairmid fili mar fhairsinge dá s. ¤ `to give
35variety to their theme
', Content. xviii 155 .
(d) way, means, method : cethre sligthe imdénta four methods
of proof
, O'D. 1957 ( Eg. 90, 7a ). no go fuair . . . slighe air a
bfuasgladh a means to release him, Rel. Celt. ii 206.15 . dh'eagla
. . . slighthe do thabhairt do cach dochum a lochtuighthe,
40 Luc. Fid. 235.18 . na slightheadh iomadamhla re mbrisdear
na hAitheanta, Donl. viii 9 . ceann glóirinmhe an tighe tall |
slighe fhóiridhne ar n-anmann, Aithd. D. 75.42 .
(e) slighe a sect, faction , Eg. Gl. 548 .