> The word 'bíathad' in the second passage from Cáin Lánamna has recently been
> interpreted as feeding the household (ploughmen etc) by Kelly in EIF (p.
> 451) as well as Charlene Eska in her thesis and forthcoming book. Ó
> Corráin's version seems to point to pig feeding?!
Thurneysen has a discussion of this in his edition: Studies in Early Irish
Law pp 33f (which is what Kelly is citing).