imchéimnigud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchéimnigud or dil.ie/27344

n u, m. vn. of imchéimnigid. Occurs only in Laws Comm. and glosses imchim q.v. act of walking around, evading, avoiding; evasion: (very frequent in the phrase treise imchéimnigthe `three days of walking round,' the grace of three days allowed to the debtor between the night in which his creditor fasts on him and the seizure consequent on his non-compliance with the creditor's demands, Thurn., ZCP xv 268 ). treisi imcheimnighthi `three days' grace,' Laws i 82.5 Comm. inann in treise eimceimnigthi ocus in treise iardaige, 18 Comm. treise déc do tar crich .i. dechmadh apaidh ocus treisi imcéimnigthi, 28 Comm. imcim flatha beiris gu-breath .i. eimceimniud troisce na flatha beiris bretha gua for a ceile `deserting from the fasting of a chieftain' (?), v 178.20 Comm. eimceimniuga apuid ┐ troisce `evasion of notice and fasting,' 178. y Comm. im imchim aitiri righ ro fertha .i. imcheimniugud no in elodh aitiris do lecan ..., O'Dav. 1115. See imchim.