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lesán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lesán or dil.ie/30005

ind fer[r?] a damain fritt cnesán / dogné lesan cach duinea, Ériu ii 227 § 2 (`diminutive of less advantage', Strachan).

lésán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. lésán or dil.ie/30006

n = 2 lés: lesan .i. lēs cach mbolg i mbī lind, Corm. Y 833 (lés, v.l.) = lésan , H 3.18, 72a13 . In a fictitious name: Lesan mac Dathsnatha, Anecd. ii 55.17 .

Name of some disease of pigs: is iat na galair buna .i. . . . crupan ┐ lesan . . . do mucaibh, O'Curry 1103 ( H 3.18, 447 ). crapan ┐ leasan, doach ┐ ruadh otraighe do mucaibh, O'Curry 297 ( H 3.18 163 ) (corrected to leasach in marg.).

In phrase l.¤ foiche in a passage on cattle being scared by noises, etc. a wasp sting(?): in torunn no in lésan foiche no in cloch i ndaba no in beim tar sgiath, no in tine gealáin, O'D. 140 ( H 3.17, 117 - 8 ). torunn no bem tar sciath, no cloch i ndabaich ┐ in lesan foich— no an dubhadhaighi no in tine gelain, O'Curry 2700 ( Eg. 88, 59c ).