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Cite this: eDIL s.v. ledb or dil.ie/29722
Last Revised: 2013

n ā, f.

(a) strip of skin or leather : l.¤ , Corm. Y 832 . cutal .i. a cutilia .i. ō leidb .i. nī mā a bríg quam l.¤ de cute , O'Mulc. 257 . treithi seter in teni, tresa an leidb `through the leather' (of a bellows), Laws i 144.2 Comm . gur' fhobair [an sinnach] for ithe a liubhair, uair ba sanntach um na leadhbuibh batar uime dianechtair, Lism. L. 4052 . gur lān-millsed uile iad, co nār f[h]āgaibsed leadhb ar láthair dīb (of cows), ML² 43 . nir an léadhb ar a chloiginn, Duan. F. ii 238 § 17 . ledhbog na ledbh (of a dead pig), Irish Texts i 28 § 25. leighiob, ZCP v 230.1012 (Midn. Court). As a term of contempt: an leighiobh gan bhrígh seo, 215.420 . See 1 fúath compds.

(b) weal: ferr l.¤ luge, RC xlv 18 § 2 (`a weal is better evidence than an oath', Gwynn, xlvi 268 ; cf. BFF 81, 133-34 ). indeoin in daghdha . . . ro laighed re grisaigh ┐ ro eirgedh re lasair ┐ do bidh a leadhb ar muin gach fir arna marach, H 3.18, 433b37 .