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englaimm n n, n. the thread in the shuttle in weav-
ing, woof: eanglaim .i. inneach, O'Cl. a p. englemen (gl.
licia), Thes. ii 47.20 ; 48.31 . Fig.: mochen a chlaidib
65Cherbaill! bat menic i mór-eṅglaim `oft hast thou been in
the great woof (of war)
' RC xx 9 § 1 . a p. atconnairc na
dairedha dluithi...do slegaibh os a cennaibh ┐ a n-englumma
aigh ┐ a[n-]innec[h] urbadha their woofs of battle and their
weft of bane
CCath. 5439 .

5 englas, anglas n f. anghlas, eanghlas IGT, Decl. § 12 .
a weak, mixed beverage, milk diluted with water; whey:
englas .i. usce glas, Corm. Y 524 (cf. en). eanglais `milk
and water mixed
' P. O'C. eanghlais `poor, small, weak,
raw drink, better
anghlais', ib. dorigne céo lomma do
10englais midg made cream out of whey-water BColm. 104.1 .
tuc drolmaig n-englaisi dhó, Lism. L. 2701 . robennach F.
an englais cur rasoudh a mblas fina, ib. ibid englas doníther
do bainne ┐ d'uiscci, Maund. 218 . n p. englasa inar
lilachaib, Hib. Min. 66.14 . Cf. ena...ruiced for cech
15lestra...unde enag...┐ englass, O'Mulc. 402 .
Metaph. a mixture of kindreds, metals, etc.: cinel
Conaill... | uaisle Connacht... | ...englas as lór saoire
sin | ...as englas mhedha imeasg fíona | englas Connacht
tre chrích Néill, B iv 2, 92b . na Goill ó Lunduin a le | ...
20tagaid 'na mbróin ghealghlais ghuirm | 'na n-eanglais óir is
iaruinn, G.B. Mac Con Midhe, Miscell. Celt. Soc. 152.12 .
(hence, perhaps eanglais as by-form of engrais, q.v. P. O'C. ).

englemen: xsee englaimm.

engleter n eglantine, sweetbriar: dochuiretur coiroin
25engleter imma chenn (of the Crown of thorns), Maund. 16 .

englonn n danger: eanglonn `gábhadh,' Met. Gl., Ff. 25
(easglann v.l.).

engnae, ingnae io (vn. of in-gnin. cf. Asc. cccclxxvii ,
Ped. ii 547 ) understanding, comprehending; faculty of
30 comprehension; mental capacity: n s. amal rombói ingnae
cáich (gl. quorum capacitate dictorum suorum modum voluit
exquare) Ml 26b8 . nicon ruaccobrus ní bed uilliu indaas
rondbói m'ingnae (gl. numquam ea quae mediocritatis me
modulum excederent concupiui) 136b7 . is uilliu t'ingnae
35indaas m'ingnae-se 140b3 . a s. buid cen engne et cen
fírinni Wb 2a18 . d s. caraim-se fos... | oc mo lebran leir
ingnu , Thes. ii 293.16 . asgen-su innahi ata fudumnu
huam ingnu-sa (gl. cognitione mea profundiora) Ml 140b3 .
is tri chaingnímu rosegar ┐ arosailcther ind hires foirbthe
40do engnu `that perfect faith is attained and opened up to
the understanding
' 14c19 . 14d7 . isat gliccu-sa ┐ isat
áithe o engnu ┐ o thucsin PH 4136 . g s. ingnai (gl.
cognoscendi) Ml 89b8 . is bées donaib dagforcitlidib molad
ingni inna n-étside to praise the understanding of the
45hearers
Wb 11b6 .

engnam, n u, o, m. IGT, Decl. § 28 . (a)
skill, dexterity , eangnamh .i. gliocas, O'Cl. : Iuchdan
cerd... | is dia engnom og aibind | roberbad ōr i nErinn,
Lec. 564b44 = BB 37b6 . Esp. (b) skill at arms, valour,
50prowess
(here probably: dorochair a graif a brut Patraic
oc erlad in nítho ┐ in eggnamo frisin n-ídal, Trip. 92.8 ):
S. co n-engnom ḟuilech, Met. Dinds. iii 460.9 . buaid
n-eṅgnama the gift of prowess, prosperity in arms TBC
1090.1133 . matá th'engnum mara mar atá t'engnum tíre,
55 Ériu i 124.20 . do chomartha a gascid ┐ a eṅgnama
TBC 2741.3023 . in cach ceird gaiscid ┐ engnoma
RC xxiv 176.17 . ni raibe do dóinib domain ceped febas
a n-engnama...lucht conístáis ermaisi Hectoir, TTr.² 1098 .
maccaom arái n-aisi...cathmilid arai n-engnama 1589 . 834 .
60 TTebe 2512 . SG 65.6 . degthóisech engnama (i.e. Hector)
TTr.² 1207 . lucht gaisccid nó engnama, CCath. 5078 .
rugsad...as é ar neart a n-eangnamha ML 20.10 . in gille
óg can engnam, Polinices, TTebe 3884 . comtis chrithnaigthi
comlaind ┐ comtis ailsedaig engnuma slack in wielding
65their arms
3134 . in ecen engnoma i roibi I., 3438 .
An exploit, valorous deed, warlike action: is emilt engnam
cach fir fo leith dib d'innisin TBC 2141 . Lug...doringni
in n-engnam ndana LL 27b39 . cia heṅgnam dorignis
riam?...deig-eṅgnam (of David's exploit against the lion,
5 1 Sam. xvii 35 ) YBL 121b15 = ZCP xiii 176.19 . med ┐
danadus in engnuma doronsat friu, Aen. 2428 . is decair
damsa deg-engnum...trena anfaindi atám YBL 317a10 =
RC xxiii 418.28 . nírba tualaing ursclaidi na hengnoma
iad, TTebe 1969 . ní cuirthe i ndán go ndearnadh |
10eangnamh ná dál nach dingneadh, G.B. Mac Con Midhe,
Ir. Monthly 1924, 589 § 34 . bail na rochumaingset
engnamh nó eisiomol do ghniomh i n-aghaidh a namhat (a
place of imprisonment), Hugh Roe² 5.5 (f. 2b) .
In later texts freq. associated with enech, with
15contamination of meaning, cf. eangnamh .i. eineach,
O'Cl. , and see Gadelica i 297 n. : a einech ┐ a
eangnum MR 114z . imcongbail...enig ┐ engnuma na
hErenn 148.21 . FM vi 2164.4 . Cog. 166.9 ; 56.25 .
rofáccbhadh...eineach ┐ eangnamh insi Gaoidheal isin
20iomairecc sin (of Kinsale) FM vi 2288.16 . i bhfolamh gacha
haisce...dá dtiubhraidh uaidh a los oinigh et eangnamha,
Ó Bruad. i 108.4 . ar gradh h'einigh ┐ h'edhnamha ZCP vi
104.20 .