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fliuchad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fliuchad or dil.ie/22319

n u, o, m. the act of wetting: lān coid méich f.¤ a chind it took the full of a bushel to wet his head Ériu iv 26.11 . rochotail fon sruth ... cen f.¤ a éttaig, BColm. 104.11 . ni fuar usci da f.¤ , ZCP v 24 § 10 . ar daigin a fliuch[th]a, Laws iii 212.4 Comm . Watering, irrigating: do ḟliuchadh an gháirdín, Gen. ii 10 . Rarely rain (= fleochud, flechud) : bainni fliucaid, IT ii2 103.4 ( BB 496b45 ). feraid tromfhliuchadh ... forsin fairgi, Aen. 936 . The follg. ex. is obscure : ni dingentaoi fliochadh dhó ... acht dia Domhnaigh (a Lenten practice), Rule of Tallaght § 87 , where scribe adds : ni thuigim an fliuchadh sin, achd munab braiseach no brothchan as mian leis do thuigsin faoí ; ` seething ' Gwynn ; perh. ablution .

See flechud.