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2 drolmach

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Forms: dromlach

adj o,ā (drolam). Of a pinbrooch consisting of a ring or circular brooch (drolam) with a movable pin attached: da tiber delgg nd.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 3101 = dromlach, TBC-I¹ 2301 . Of a cup with handles: deich cuirm drolmacha, Leb. Cert. 158.9 .

ecor, ecar

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Forms: eacur

o, m. (vn. of in-cuirethar, see III, and cf. ecraid)

I Arranging, disposing, setting in order ; arrangement, array (of persons, places, things); i n-e.¤ , ar e.¤ arranged, set forth, displayed: a n-ecor ┐ a corugud their array (of hosts of Heaven) IT i 177.10 = LU 28ax . egar na n-arcaingeal | eidir na hanmcairdibh, ZCP viii 200.9 . mná na rígh ┐ na taisech for a n-egar cubaid 'na ndeghaidh na rígh fittingly arranged (in a palace hall) Marco P. 78 . iar n-ecar in tsloigthighi sin leo after that host-house had been arranged by them 84 . da suidh O. ar slis righ na bruidne ┐ da suid F. ar in tslis aile...┐ o thairnig egor ┐ orduchudh in taighe mar sin ro daileadh in fleadh fortho, YBL 334b13 . roéirigh a moch do ló ré heagar a dheaghshluaigh to array his army Todd Lect. iv 70.17 . innis duinne ar n-eagar isin slighi romhut agus ad dhiaigh. atait...da naenbhar acuibh romham agus naenbhur am dhiaigh, Oss. v 30.25 . o tairnic do Grecaib cumdach ┐ egar in ech crand[a], Aen. 424 . in recht...arna ecur ┐ arna úrscribad do laim dilis in Duilemun i taiblib, BB 241a38 . líne do litrib orda ar na n-ecar for bord na lunga, D IV 2, 44 [42]va 24 . an tan at-chí [an phéacóg] a hearr iol-dathach i n-eagar ós a cionn displayed above its head TSh. 2352 . Attrib. gen. arranged, regular: cath egair, Caithr. CC 53 . sluagh deigheagair, Keat. iii 3582 . do bháindéad eagair, Hackett xx 41 . Cf. erniud na n-almsan co lluath | is a n-ecor immalle `quick bestowing of alms and disposal of them' Ériu viii 68.23 . The ex.: cech dēt...bai a n-egar a da drant, FB 37 (Eg.) may belong to II, but Cod. Voss. has: a cechtar a di d. ( ZCP iv 169 ).

Cuirid i n-e.¤ arranges, draws up, sets forth (oft. of literary composition): an Ghaedhealg do chur i n-eagar is i n-ordughadh, Keat. ii 139 . do cuireadh i n-eagar is i n-ordughadh an seanchus leis an naonbhar soin, iii 458 . gur chuireas na seacht ranna so...síos i n-eagar do réir uird na ngabháltas, i 110.79 . cuirfed a n-egar rann go robhladhach, Rel. Celt. ii 286.20 . do chum na hiodhbairthe ḟuiltigh do chur a n-egar go misdeamhul chum De, Luc. Fid. 252 z .

Cf. trefocul...cen dichur n-ecoir, Auraic. 1930 .

II Inlaying, adorning; inlaid ornament, decoration: delgg findarggait arna ecor d'ór intlaisse, TBC-LL¹ 2729 . a chírchathbarr...arna ecur de chruan ┐ christaill, 3733 . Fier. 248 ( RC xix ). cóica brat...co cortharaib ecair óir ┐ argit, TFerbe 23 . coica claideb...co n-eltaib dét ecoir óir ┐ argit, 35 . cloidmi gealduirn co n-eaccor fiondruine foraibh, TBC-LL¹ 5481 (St.). cir...con n-ecor di or, IT i 119.13 . Anecd. i 61.4 . etach...cona egar do legaib logmairib LL 402b19 = TTr.² 495 . ic ecur a airthossaig [na lungi] di chressaib ┐ di chirclaib cruaidiairn, LL 218by = TTr. 135 . tuarccbhadh a bhuinne didin for in daimhliag...iarna láineagar do slindibh..., AFM ii 1022.4 . cathir daingen...arna hecor o thoraib díthoglaigi, LB 159a42 . a chathbarr...go leguib loghmura arna n-egar do lámaibh...sáircherd ind, Fianaig. 86.5 . Attrib. gen. inlaid, ornamented ; wrought: milech óir ecair `a pin of wrought gold' MU 28.7 = LL 266a2 . cathbairr coem-egair, TTebe 1529 . fledhól a cornaib ilbreca ecoir, YBL 329b30 . fithchioll eagair ML 50.5 . do fromh deabhaidh an dreagain | tor eagair slemhain Sligicch, B IV 2, 66b = Ir. Monthly 1924, 589 . ráith an eagair núidhe, TD 11.35 .

III In Laws (usually as vn. of in-cuirethar) a putting in , esp. of putting or bringing into a territory the symbols of taking possession, making entry (see Laws iv 8 ff. ): eccur ┐ innred Aird Machae, AU 793.4 . ni sai for fine nach ecur n-inndligtech `no unlawful putting-in (of stock) is fastened upon the tribe' Laws ii 306.1 (see ZCP xiv 379 § 43 ). tuinede la fer n-ecoir (this is a case of) permanent possession for the man who puts in (the requisite stock) (i.e. the man making entry) ZCP xv 346 § 37 . ni dlig flaith saer-raith...corr-ecor selba the chief who gives free stock has no claim to anything over what is requisite for making entry (?) Laws ii 202 x . Cf. ZCP xv 246 - 247 . Applied to the putting in to the pound of distrained cattle; the relation between the moment of actual impounding and the arrival of relief being of legal importance, three cases are distinguished: rianeacur, where the impounding is made only shortly before [after (?)] the intervention to stay it; ecor, where impounding and such intervention are simultaneous ;and iarnecor, where the cattle have been taken to the plaintiff's house before the intervention, Laws ii 110 - 112 Comm. Hence, loosely, of the pound itself, the `appointed place' : iar n-a breith cu ruice in eacur .i. cu ruice in inud urdalta amach, 112.23 Comm.

Cf. eacur colla fiach adgairtur di colla athgabail....i. ecur colla na hathgabala a colaibh na fiach acurtur and, Laws ii 98.5 , where transl. takes eacur as imperat. pass. of the verb (in-cuirethar), perhaps rightly.

1 lía

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Forms: lie, lie, liae, liaa, liic, liaic, liic, lia, liacc, liac, liic, lic, léig, lieic, liic, lic, legga, liaga, líac, leagaibh, liic, leag, líog, lie

n (orig. disyll., see Otia ii 86.y , Metr. Dinds. iii 116.100 . Later monosyll., LL 6365 , Duan. F. ii 78.48 ). nk, m. (later occasionally f., see below). l.¤ m. (as vocalic stem), IGT Decl. § 108. n s. lie, Wb. 21c6 . Ml. 131c12 . in lie , Wb. 4d16 . Fél. Ep. 14 (dissyll.), O'Mulc. 247. liae, Laws i 124.18 . liaa, TBC-I¹ 1230. a s. liic, LU 5365. liaic, TBC-I¹ 3004. liic (in place-name), LL 6365. lia, Acall. 867. g s. liacc, Wb. 4d15 . liac, Sg. 22b10 . Ml. 131c9 . d s. liic, Fél. Oct. 5 (dissyll.). liac, Sg. 65a1 (perhaps scribal error, see Strachan, OIPG 4th ed. p. 148 , 209 ). lic ( liic, LU 5367 ), TBC-I¹ 891. léig, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.28 . n p. lieic, Sg. 18b7 . liic, Ériu viii 156.26 . lic, ib. a p. legga, LL 227a33 ( TTr. 741 ). liaga, TSh. 9455. g p. líac, LU 2121 ( FA 18 ). d p. leagaibh, CRR² 16. n du. in da liic , LU 4928. Note also: ar do lia luim (: chongbhuim), IGT Decl. ex. 1805 . This is (hesitantly) condemned as `lochdach', but may be an example of the usage described by O'Brien, Celtica ii 346 , iv 102 . Fem. gender is, however, supported by: is líag fhīorbhúadhach eiséin (with alliteration), O'R. Poems 2987 , cf. 2990 . On the late n s. leag ( lec, AU ii 174.9 etc.) see Bergin, Ériu xii 217. See also Duan. F. iii Gloss. s.v. líog.

Stone.

(a) In general meaning: lie . . . lapis , Corm. Y 810. lie uilnech gl. angularis lapis, Wb. 21c6 . Ml. 131c12 . lia brec ┐ lia find ┐ lia dub (used in ordeals), Laws v 472. 19 Comm . a mbeith amail comorba liacc their being like the inheritor of a stone, O'Curry 249 ( H 3.18, 144 ). cur liac putting the stone (`putting stones'), RC ix 454.18 .

(b) Various specific meanings. Whetstone : lia gl. cos, Sg. 67b12 . lieic gl. cotes, 18b7 . cotibus .i. lecib, Thes. ii 47.17 . cotut .i. a cote [.i.] lie forcid, O'Mulc. 247 . aithigud ar n-iarnd fri liic, Trip. 218.18 ( Trip.² 2592 ). bla liac limad (.i. slan don ti limus in scin risin lic, Comm.) grinding is exemption of a stone (i.e. the owner of a grindstone is exempt from penalty for accidental damage during grinding), Laws iii 294.20 , 21 . imbleith for lig, v 484.3 . mor sleg . . . ro limtha risin lia, Acall. 4495.

Upper millstone; millstone : im ocht mbullu ara fognat muillond: topur . . . liae, mol, indeoin . . . `for the eight parts which constitute (lit. serve) the mill . . . the stone, the shaft, the supporting stone' .i. . . . in cloch iachtair, Laws i 124.18 , 140.17 Comm . im denum liacc bron, 184.11 . imrethed ima cuairt amal licc muilind, RC ix 470.16 . Cf. 1 mol.

Standing stone, pillar-stone, usually of a memorial stone, one marking place of death or burial; Ogham-stone: tir . . . a claetar poll i curtar lia `land . . . where a hole is made, where a stone is put', Laws iv 6.12 . cladar a fert . . . sátir a lia, LU 5704 ( = liaa, TBC-I¹ 1230 ). ro tócbad a lia ┐ ro scríbad [a] ainm oguim ┐ doringned duma immon licc, TFerbe 757 . co ro chlaidhter mo ḟertsa lat ┐ co clantar mo lia that my grave may be dug by thee and my stone planted (i.e. set in the ground), Rawl. 130b28 . co tard a druim frisin liic leaned his back against the pillar, LU 3284 . ogum i lia, lia uas lecht, IT i 158.10 . tri lic . . . niathbuidne ┐ tri liic lathbuidne, Ériu viii 156.26 = sé coirthi cloichi, 15 . na mairbh . . . gan lia ná leacht ós a gcionn, TSh. 5761. Hence in later lang. in sense of grave, tomb (cf. lecc, lecht): do-chuadhais fan líg `thou didst enter the grave', Dán Dé ix 18 . [san] lia 'n-a éanar gan óidh / ní sgéaradh re Dia dá deoin, PBocht 13.18 . In: is hé ro sáith in lia lom, Duan. F. ii 78.48 , where lia corresponds to v s. líog in 47 , it is not clear whether a flat or upright stone is meant. Note also: co talaid a anmain as for a beolu i richt lici, Anecd. i 10.16 (confused with lecc, cf. 1 lía, 13 , lie, 19 ). atá ben Lóith ina lícc ṡalainn, Maund. 93.

Of a stone used as a landmark: see l. cloiche below. crich incoisce ail adrada . . . no crann, no líg a district which a stone of worship . . . or a tree or a standing stone (`flag') marks, Laws iv 142.17 Comm . crich íncoisce comarda feadha no muighe, craind no liag, 144.4 Comm . Of a milestone: isin treas lícc on chathraigh E., BB 207b24 ( = lapide tertio, Nenn., see Todd Nenn. 70 n .). Equated with carraic: coronesart 'moan cairric, conid marb and. Unde Lia Lindgadan, Dinds. 119.

Note also: lec an arain lapisfulta, O'Don. Suppl.

(c) With adj. or defining gen. l.¤ cloiche. In some exx. perhaps stone pillar: rosuigid . . . lia cloichi cóicdruimneach i fír-mullach Uisnig, Ériu iv 152.15 . tuc a lám ar lia cloiche ro bói a slis in dúnaid, Acall. 2175 . liaga cloch do dhenamh d'echaibh righ Uludh the turning of the King of U.'s steeds into pillarstones (`flagstones'), Lism. L. 2875 . do chruinniughadh a rabhadar do liagaibh cloch 'n-a seasamh i nÉirinn, Keat. ii 3504 (corresp. to cach coirthi . . . , Ériu ii 22.16 ). an líog chomhthrom chloicheise (of the tomb of Christ), DDána 20.42 . do ním líga cloch / dia feraibh, Misc. Hag. Hib. 35.17 . lia láime missile-stone, slingstone : lia laime druth, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 21 § 1 . fácbaid . . . / liic (sic leg.) laime cech láech-fhir, Metr. Dinds. iii 116.100 . ro gabadh . . . dib . . . di liagaib lam, CCath. 3150 . l.¤ telma slingstone : srethis liic telma boí ina láim fair, LU 5875 = TBC-I¹ 1406 . fucaird L. . . . liic talma do, RC xii 100 § 135 . l.¤ lógmar precious stone, see lógmar.

Of Lía Fáil, see 5 fál.

In names of mosses or fungus: co ndath losa líac, LL 6782 . ropo chomhderg a haiged ┐ corcair líac Laigen, Ériu iv 104.52 . samalta ra corcair lossa liac . . . a gnúis, LL 266b1 ( MU² 589 ; luss liac `foxglove', Watson). See corcur, 1 lus.

Compds. ¤aidne, see 2 aidne. ¤ delgg , ZCP xxii 74.3 . liagdhealg .i. dealg in a mbí liag loghmar, no cloch úasal, O'Cl. liagh-delg óir, BB 260b 62 . da liaig-delgg n-iairn ina mbrutt (`two spoon-shaped brooches of iron'), ZCP xviii 297.6 .