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slige

Cite this: eDIL s.v. slige or dil.ie/37937

Forms: slighe

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 iar 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 inna 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. slighe, 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 sechond 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 na 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 sliged 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 Í 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 ?), 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 great 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 chanus 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 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 variety 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, 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 .