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láes

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n prob. ā, f. (Lat laus? But perh. abstract from *láeth, cf. 1 báeth, báes etc.) praise, poem of praise : cea a ghai doghra ni laes (:craos) (`it throws not'), AFM i 234.4 (leg.(?) coí a gaí dograi ní l.¤ the wail of his bitter lance is no paean) = a caécaid ogra nileas, RC xvii 170 n . laidh .i. ondi is laeess, in tan is moladh (of the `aiste' of the `dos'), O'D. 1202 ( H 2.15A, 81b ). lais .i. laidh, O'Curry 110 ( H 3.18, 71 ). asa llais .i. ondi is laus, LB 241a25 ( ZCP iii 222.x .). In pejorative sense: cen labra cen lāis (leg. laīs: baís) (of something not becoming a maccléirech), ACL iii 320 § 91 = cen lainde cen loáis, LB 261b19 = gin lainne gin laís, O'Curry 1476 ( H 3.18, 653 ). Cf. laes .i. fiach, O'Curry 1411 ( H 3.18, 636a ). laeb (leg. l.¤) .i. fiach, O'Mulc. 800. Compd. ¤chor: co tuc tria láeschur cen chleith / asa chráesluch in cáireig, SR 5723 (cf. Sam. xvii 35 ).