aicenn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. aicenn or dil.ie/778

Forms: acan(n)

n also acan(n). head (poet. of heads cut off in battle): ceni tecais acen neich, ZCP xiii 188 § 241 . aiggen .i. cend, O'Mulc. 108 quoting this ex. biëid co n-imbiud acen / in maten hi Forcalad, ZCP xiii 188 § 241 = biëd co n-imniud acain (.i. cenn) etc. xii 233 § 46 . cath chind[ḟ]ebrat ro mebaid / for Mac Con chétaib acan (: matan), RC xiii 440 § 14 . mairg arata glonn fri gail / ettach no accen Congail, Ériu v 244.198 . Note also: etir othain ┐ acenn (achend v.l.) .i. tene .i. eter inn adnacul ┐ in mesrugud, RC xxvi 26 § 95 and n. othain ┐ acenn .i. itir in cainnell ┐ in tine, O'Dav. 1323 .