2 ailech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 ailech or dil.ie/985

n [ā, f. ?] (2 ail) satire, invective: dáig na facbad ailche `so that he might not leave invectives' (of Aitherne), RC viii 50.3 . ailchi móra d[f]acbail for Laignib, 7 . faicebsa ailig fort `I shall leave a reproach on thee', Ériu viii 157.31 . aer ailce i ngruaidibh .i. aer[a] ailceacha do denam dó, O'Curry 456 ( H 3.18, p. 243a ). ailche .i. aithissi ina agaid, O'Curry 472 ( H 3.18, 247 ). (ailche, ailchi, etc. are perhaps simply forms of 2 ail, ed.)