3 es(s)

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n m., orig. u n.: ess n-ard, Ériu xvii 90 § 7 , 98 , xxii 42 § 7 . Eas nDuind, Metr. Dinds. iv 8.39 , Ériu xiii 144 . a cataract, rapid; a rapidly flowing stream (cf. ess o eistin cene imme nessamar cech lind is ess a ainm...unde ess aqua quia [a]estuat .i. fervet , O'Mulc. 427 ): fogur essa uair ra hall the sound of the cataract LL 298a13 = SG 366.12 . fuaim eassa na sroth, IT iii 195. 20 . essa abhai...alaind ceoul the falls of the river ... splendid melody K. and H. 29 . ro ling isin es robaoí ar in mBanna ┐ robaithedh ann, gurab uaithi ainmnighter an t-eas sin, ITS v 56.27 . [Loch] Echach na n-ess `of the rapids' Metr. Dinds. iv 68.153 . co n-erracht in muir...ina essaib ardda uanfadcha in great foaming billows LL 230b 26 = TTr. 991 . corola a luaith risin sruth coromarbh es in tsrotha choked the current BB 358a36 . Dinds. 13 . ós cionn an easso, Duan. F. i 3.3 . na hessa ┐ na hátha, LL 264a7 = MU 14.32 . o ro deilighius re hesaib ┐ re hindberaib na hErenn do snam, Acall. 4563 n. ar Inis C. na n-eas mbinn, TD 11.1 . na heasa ┐ na hinnbheara bhíos ag sileadh, TSh. 6724 .

COMPD. ¤balb of murmuring cascades: oighre an fuinn esbhailbh, LL 394.47 .