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linchor , lingar

Cite this: eDIL s.v. linchor , lingar or dil.ie/30247
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: linchuir

n (perh. compd. of 2 lín) medicine-bag : athgabál lega … maini be linchor lais, snaithi immonn mér 'to distrain a leech … If he has no medicine bag (?) with him, [bind] a thread round the finger' Celtica x 78 § 6 . lin coir (part of equipment of a leech), Laws ii 120.1 = lin chor, O'Curry 2730 ( Eg. 88, 61 (62)b ). lingar .i. tiag i mbi[t] aidhme legha .i. duillenna mina bis i sed do deiliugad na losa bit indib na ro cumuscit, O'Curry 111 ( H 3.18, 71 ). tuillem linchuir, ZCP xiii 21.10 (`des Netzwurfs', Bürgschaft 8 § 13 ). darin sdūaig im lingar 'in violation of the hoop around the medicine bag' Celtica xxv 151 . linchuir, Ériu xix 83 § 10 (see n. 0 ).