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écaid v ā dies: co ro ecc do gaeibh cro na gona sin,
65 Leb. Gab. i 226 . dá epscop...ro éccsat i n-aonoidhche i
nDísirt Diarmada FM 842 . éagaid, TSh. 9529 . éagais
san tráth soin, Keat. iii 3254 . do éagadar dias eile ii 1437 .
gur eugastair ann i 1462 . gur éagaibh Mac Con de sin,
ii 4468 . cuimhnighidh gur éagsad an dream dar chnámha
5na taise se, TSh. 291 . ar son gach mairbh dá n-éagadh
uatha 5020 .

? ecaide adjform and meaning doubtful: haice .i. ecaidhe
nó deroil no eraise, O'Dav. 1069 .

ecail n(a by-form of ecal q.v.) that which causes fear
10or apprehension: an mhéad leagair leam gach laoi | is
gearr gomadh heagail hé the forbearance shown me daily
will soon be a peril
Dán Dé xxiii 6 = YBL 402a12 . duine do
gheibh lán a lámh | eagail dó dul ar seachrán, Ir. Monthly
1922, 385 . eagail dó...coill eachraidh `there is danger of
15the loss of horses
' Studies 1921, 419 . dob eagail damhsa
...gurab mallacht dobhéaradh dham, Eochairsg. 60.17 .
TSh. 534 . 4683 . ní heagail dó an fiabhras, TSh. 8067 .
7565 . gurab eagail don druing... that those...are in danger
8346 . ní dona sagartaibh amháin is eagail daor-dháil na
20breithe 4573 . is e. ¤ limm I fear, apprehend: rop ecail la
hIúdas Ísu do elód PH 3090 . eagail leam Dia fa ndéanaim,
Dán Dé xxv 38 . gidh ecail lem... | an t-écc ┐ an t-ifern,
| as ecclaidhe lem... | fuaim tuaidhe tíar a nDoire BCC
§ 89 . Freq. as v.l. for ecal (eagal), e.g. TD 17.63 .

25 -ecail: xsee as-gleinn.

ecailse io-iā (pp. of as-gleinn) nephecailse (gl. indis-
cussum) Ml 56c8 ; cf. 114b4 .

ec(c)ailsech adj o-ā ecclesiastical, clerical: fear méadaighthe
ord eccailseach ┐ ealadhan `clerical orders' FM 1265 .
30See eclasach.

ecailsi (verb. necess. of as-gleinn) to be examined,
searched out: a nambet e. ¤ (gl. non discutiendi) Ml 15d7 .

ecailsid n i, m., f. one who examines, arbitrates: gl.
disceptatrix Ml 133d5 .

35 ? ecairc: adj baí cend airech for airbirt | for ar sithbe ba
hecairc ZCP viii 333.14 = bae cenn airech ar arfeirt | for
ar sithbi bae egaircc, Rawl. 158.2 = bái cend airech for
airbirt | acht ar sithbe ba begairc LL 331c21 = bai ceand
airech for ar firt | for ar sithbib ar hegcirt (.i. egem
40┐ ag) BB 153b36 = bai cend airem for ar feirt | for ar
sithbi ba heiceirt ZCP xiv 58 . Cf. also CRR § 56 . Possibly
éc-airc death-strait .

ecairse: xsee ecoirse.

ecairthe: xsee ecortha.

45 ecal adj(<*ek(s)gal, an exception to the rule that in
adjectival compds. ā-stems become i-stems, Thurneysen
KZ 44, 115 ). Cf. ecail.
I Fearful, timorous: ecal .i. cen gail, O'Mulc. 354 .
egal .i. gin gal aige, Corm. Y 551 . ecal cech uamnach,
50 Tec. Corm. § 13.20 . ecal cach athgonaid he who has been
wounded is cautious
(gl. on: ál cech angtha) § 13.23 n.
andgid cech ecal § 13.25 . udmall cach n-ecol, Arch. iii
230 . ecal ar bás (gl. ignavam vitam) Ml 109d1 . nibbát
ecal SC 25 . eirg fó baithis ar Petar | rissin rig narbut
55ecal LB p. 80 = Fél.¹ xxxvi (Jan. 18 n.) Ri rosaer Petur |
ba hecgal ria n-a bádud SR 7394 . nochar é in t-egal
uaimhnech no timorous coward Acall. 1592 . n p. commimmis
ecil hi fochidib (gl. non dedit Deus nobis spiritum timoris)
Wb 29d16 . comdar ecla faebair, Todd Nenn. 138 = BB
60 204b28 . Cf. biat ecla ria Cass, Proc. RIA iii 550 §
30 = LL 147a36 .
II Something to be feared, a danger: nirb ecal doib ni
and they had nothing to fear there PH 226 . ZCP vi 48.16 .
fad na reimhsi leagar lim | eagal a cinn treimhsi thall the
65length of the course allowed to me will prove a peril yonder
after a space
IGT, Decl. ex. 1371 . méad ar gceana is
eagal ann, Dán Dé xvii 19 = YBL 392a . eagal mo char as
a chumann | ná rabh Peadar umam fuar, Studies 1919, 75 .
ní ba heccal dó faobhra (of a limb rendered invulnerable)
5 BNnÉ 293 . ní heagal duit `thou needest not fear' Keat.
iii 1021 . Common in phr. is e. ¤ limm I fear, apprehend:
ecol leo mochscelie den oclaich RC xii 88.9 . rob ecal lium
mo thogaethad ó diabul PH 1549 . ni hecal latsu Dia 2886 .
ní aorfainn, níor eagal lais, | dreagan do ṡaorchlainn
10Ṡéarlais TD 23.19 . With the connotation likelihood, proba-
bility: a Chiarraoi caoinidh Éamonn | díbh ní heagal
aithréallann [sic leg.] another champion is not to be expected
Ó Bruad. ii 146 .
COMPD.: ¤ mór: in énlaith ecal-mór `formidable' Met.
15Dinds. iii 258 .