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éccintige n iā, f. (éccintech) infinity : ar lín inna laithe
ised immefolngi éccintigi dund aimsir Ml 17d6 .

*écclaind adj intolerable (?) : co nuallguba n-ath[t]ruag
n-eglaind YBL 163b10 = n-écomlaind PH 8316 . Cf.
5 éccland and éccomlonn.

ecclainne ? n smacht ┐ methas for cach oen fo righ in
eclainni in mét sin, O'Dav. 1274 . Apparently corrupt.

eccland n a plate (of metal), a lamina (?) : gerrcloidem...
co n-eclandaibh oir TBC 5502 St. (co n-eccurlannaibh v.l.).
10 sciath robreccad do semmannaib findruini eter eclannu
óir `between plates of gold' BDD 97 . brec[h]tarbreacad do
bolg-semannaib finndruine etir ecclanna (ecclannu v.l.) oir,
CCath. 4724 . tuagha...ni rabhator fleascca nāid ecclonna
forro febh baoi for biailibh na nGall, Hugh Roe, 166.32
15(f. 45a) .

éccland, écclond n o, m. perhaps originally an adj. fr.
clann, signifying expelled from the clan ( Fianaig. ix ), cf. batir
allata eclainn, Fianaig. 12§13 ; in the remaining exx. recorded
it is a subst. champion, fighting-man : fer forgaib eclann ar
20belaib sluaigh who thrusts at (?) a champion Laws iv 336 .
tanaic dias...da écland, da threnfer LL 252 b 15 . éclond
aicme Énna Oengus O. the champion of E.'s kindred Arch.
Hib. ii 74 § 60 = LL 184b1 . olc do inchaib Ulad...na
tri eclaind do thutim dib IT ii2214 . tinsaitin na fola a
25ballaib na n-écland ┐ tré thoebu na miled LL 291a18 =
RC xiii 456 . ic imthescad bar n-éclond LL 239a19 =
TTr. 1650 . Of Fomóri : na bí sund for a cind na n-écland
LU 126a26 = ZCP iii 258 . Cf. dimbuaid sceóil fartbi
ecland, FB 71 . atcí éclaind fo mindaib SG 80.3 .

30 écclanda adj io-iā valorous (?) : d'ógaibh ecclonnda
infhedhma `champion youths' Leb. Gab. i 222.20 .

ecclandach adj o-ā (eccland) covered with plates or
laminae, plated (?) : sciath...cona sciathrach imcoimsi
ecclannach, CCath. 5314 .

35 écclandach adj o-ā like an `éccland' or champion, war-
like : cethrar eclonnach úathmar `the formidable valorous
four
' Met. Dinds. iii 446 (anglondach v.l.).

écclandacht n ā, f. quality of an `éccland' or champion,
valour : tria ecclandacht ┐ calmacht a muintire, Leb. Gab.
40 i 244.32 .

éccnaid adj i senseless, foolish : éugnaidh .i. écconnaidh
.i. éccialaidh, O'Cl. Cf. écconda.

éccnesta adj(neg. of cnesta) unseemly, unfitting, unjustifi-
able : cecha chuinghi cnesta ┐ ecnesta da n-iarfaigther ortsa
45 every proper (modest) and improper request Acall. 5461 n.
fan obuir ecnesta docum ar coimecnich se iad (viz. heavy toil
in wintry weather) BCC § 280 . ar locht air dob eigcnesta
| fa maith daennacht Diarmada, Misc. Celt. Soc. 336 . ní
héigcneasda a dubhradh...Ogigia ris an oiléan so ( = non
50immerito haec insula O. dicta fuit) Keat. i 44.12 . ionann
Brighid is breo-ṡaighead...agus ní héigcneasta sin do ghairm
dhi do bhrígh go raibhe 'na teine ar lasadh do ghrádh Dé
iii 766 . áireamh éigcneasda bliadhan an undue number
i 82 x . is éigcneasda do Chailbhin a mheas nach féadfadh
55Críosd..., Eochairsg. 66.7 . ní héigcneasta commaoin do
chur ar an marbh, TSh. 4769 . ó ainmhianaibh éigcneasta
= illicitis voluptatibus 8284 . dod ghlór éigcneasda
` ungentle ' Content. xxiv 26 . neithe éigcneasta froward
things
Prov. ii 12 .

60 éccnestacht n f. unseemliness, ungentleness, peevishness:
éigcneasdacht frowardness Prov. ii 14 .

1 éccobsaid adj i (neg. of cobsaid) unsettled, unstable,
unsteady : an t-éigmheadh ainbháil eccobsaidh na mban
`wavering cries' Ériu v 76.1 . araill dib ina suide
65┐ araill aile co hurchrom eccobsaidh os a mbordaib
bending over their tables without settling down CCath.
5196 .