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2 blicht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 blicht or dil.ie/6140

 

Forms: -a, mlicht, blecht, bleacht, bhleachd, bliocht

adj g s. and n p. -a. O.Ir. mlicht. Also blecht. lann bleacht , bhleachd, IGT Decl. § 199. land bliocht , bó bliocht, ibid. (bó bleacht proscribed form, p. 164.5 (bliocht), lann bhliochd permitted only in n s., d s. and g p., 12).

Milch, in milk, milk-giving; flowing, abundant: teora ba blechta `milch cows', Laws i 64.18 Comm. baib blichta (one of seven kinds of `rath' for which full restoration is difficult to assess), v 220.11 . ni rabha bó b.¤ oc Espoc Eirc = nec lac nec vacca, Lat. Lives 103.2 . má ructhar ar mbai blichta úain, LU 5611. 'n-as b.¤ dond alaid whatever of the stock is in milk, LL 9017 ( blichta, TBC-LL¹ 1695 ). co tartar dam / cach bó b.¤ cach ben Gaedel, TBC-LL¹ 1670. guin bó mb.¤ (one of three special acts of damage), LL 27903. mart do ghairm don boin bliocht, IGT Decl. ex. 2158. dhá gha ghreanta . . . / ba bleachta do bhrainfhiachaibh `as milch-cows for ravens' (Notes), O'R. Poems 128. beag ár lacht, gidh bleacht ár mbólacht, Keat. Poems 147. a bhanaltra bhleacht nach deachaidh i ndíosca (to a mansion), Keat. Poems 1522. blichta srona ár m-ban `the noses of our women are strained' (ed.) running (?), Hib. Min. 66 § 6. re féin Leamhna na lann mbleacht of the dripping spears, O'R. Poems 1611. ? gnáth ót ārmuibh bliochta beārrtha / na n-óg gcráibhthioch gcomhdhálach, Butler Poems 2305 . As subst. ma atloat gaibter a sesci no a mblichta `milch cows', Laws ii 120.10 .

Compds. With noun: blichtḟothfannann `milk thistle' (Index), ACL i 332 § 42. 23 K 42, 378.1 . With adj.: im Bhóinn mbliochtchraobhaigh mBreagh about the fruitful- treed Boyne, DDána 118.26 .