es(s)ad

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n affliction, sorrow, disease: easadh .i. galar, O'Cl. a Leith Macha, mór n-essad, mór n-dirsan! (Emer foretelling Cú Chulainn's death) LL 123a20 . mór n-esad artai much sorrow is in store for thee (?) Ériu i 118.9 . Cf. essad ebraice esda [i.e. in beth-esda] enim miser[i]cordiae. is esad is cride dia airchisecht, O'Mulc. 430 . Cf. essad .i. eisid .i. ised is sith and in tslaine tsuthain, Corm. Y 522 .