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éccell n(apparently neg. of cíall) a concealed or unforeseen
peril, a trap, ambush (?): éccell .i. aicmeil, ut est án cach
tigradh forrethar airndil nach suidhi[g]thi anmann i
n-eicill [v.l. eigill] .i. nocho suidhigthi do neoch sin in
65baile is aigbeil dona hanmanduib, O'Dav. 796 . ecell .i.
gnímh borblachais do imirt fair ia[r]na thoirmescc dhe,
O'C. 513 (<H 3.18, 259). eccell .i. ciall ecca (i.e. ex-
pectation of death
?) O'Mulc. 356 . dilius cach turcreic iar
fognum techta cen meth, cin follugad, cen elguin, cin ecell,
5cen eislis ZCP xiv 364 ( = Laws ii 268 ; .i. im an mbrath
Comm. ). cin egill ZCP 366 ( = Laws ii 272 ) ; see ZCP xv 260 . focra
fores cach n-écell (v.l. ecill) ┐ rl. .i. urfoicill a foirithin co
heallam gach cin do dena[m] tria droch-cell, O'Dav. 1000 .
buith for é. ¤ ambushing, snaring (?) : mor do bid in Satan
10for eicill Coluim Cille ┐ a muintiri YBL 164a19 = ecell RC
xx 402 . for ecell a cheile `lying in wait for each other'
RC xiv 243 . Cf. eigil .i. gorta no fuacht `famine, extreme
cold, necessity, poverty, also poor weak feeble
' P.O'C.

éccendais adj i (a) untamed, savage: ro marb in
15nathraigh ndúabais n-écendais TTr.² 52 . LL 223a11 .
atconnairc an mboin n-egcennois, Aisl. Tund. 100.27 = an
bho ar mire 126.33 . re barann beicedhaigh na n-allta
n-eccennais, CCath. 4352 . d'indsaigh[id] cach cineada
egendais ainindaig aili, TTebe 1117 . cu fiadhmhilaib
20ecennuis [sic leg.], Marco P. 73 . gibé anmann egcennais
dogebhair ann BNnÉ 186 x . ethaidi eccennsa in fasaig
D iv 2, 57 [55]va31 . ethaiti allta égcennuis, Fl.Earls 236.4 .
(b) harsh, severe: gné ecennais accarb PH 3561 . eccen-
nais accarb do na pecdachaib 3478 . is ecensa na haingil
25do na pecdachu (pl.) 3388 . fear cendais lé cairdib,
eccendais lé hesccairdib FM v 1302 . Lism. L. 594 .
ainmín eccennais fri a náimhdibh FM vi 2374 . As
subst. : dona hecendsaib ┐ dona hetrocairib FA 1 (LB).

eccendsa n iā, f. (neg. of cendsa) harshness, severity :
30 a n-étrocaire ┐ a n-ecendsa FA 1 (LB).

éccenél (cenél) n(a) false gender (gram.) : trefocul...
cen uathad fri ilar, cen ecenel, Auraic. 1942 . 2067 . 2173 . adj
(b) as attrib. unnatural, unkindly, hurtful : romarbh an
Daghdae Cridenbel tre luib eccineol `a deadly herb' RC
35 xii 64 § 29 (leg. -eoil ?).

éccenélas n u, m. false gender (gram.) : trefhocul...cen
ecenelas, Auraic. 5060 . cen ecenelus .i. na der[n]tar
ferinsci do baninsci no baninsci d'ferinsci 5206 .

éccert n o, m. (earlier n. ?) I Wrong, injustice : dligedh
40iar n-indligedh, cert iar n-eciurt, Laws i 254.12 . as edh
romucc as mo riocht | a mhéd ro bhá for ecciort the great-
ness of my wrong-doing
Buile S. 38z . an t-éigcert doní tú
ag buain re cuid duine eili, MacAingil 262 . a éigcearta féin
his own iniquities Prov. v 22 . lucht oibrighthe an éigceirt
45 the workers of iniquity x 29 . Attrib. gen. adj wrong; irregular:
cáoladh ceirt. a....mur so : lámh, don láimh. a cáoladh
éigceirt...mur so: mac, meic IGT, Introd. § 14 . tús gníomh
n-éigceirt, Content. xviii 4 . adj
II Wrong, injust : a p. breitheamain ecerta ifirnd,
50 TTebe 1661 . ré linn breitheamhnais éigceirt do dhéan-
amh, Keat. ii 3660 . don duine éigceart = homini
iniusto TSh. 1123 . ré fearann d'fhágbháil agá gcloinn
féin go héigceart i n-aghaidh thoile Dé 3547 .

éccertach o-ā unjust ; as npr. : Egcertach mac
55Anchertaigh, Anecd. ii 49 . Ecertach ota I. mc Eicertaich,
Rawl. 153a14 . dá mhac Ecceartaigh FM ii 814.6 . In
surname : Maol Dúin Ua hEiccertaigh 856.14 .

éccíall n ā, f. senselessness ; aberration : is trom in
scéo ┐ in t-aṅcél...in dúabais ┐ inn éciall fil forsin chlaind
60 LL 237a23 = TTr. 1497 .

éccíalla adj(cíall) frantic, beside oneself : ba hocgal
anbsaid écialla....L. din scéol sain LL 224b19 = TTr. 544 .
in beist...amnas écialla 225b15 = TTr. 613 . ra érig...anfud
anfóill ecialla isna ardrigaib (through stress of battle)
65 LL 240a14 = TTr. 1724 .