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escand n a vessel for bailing or dispensing water:
escconn, es-cand .i. esc uisce ┐ cand nomen ind lestair.
65escand [cann LB] didiu lestar bis ag dail uisci ┐ a coss tria
medon, Corm. Y 519 . is escand la Brethnæ unde candæ
nominatur 568 .

1 escar n(ess-scar; cf. Ped. ii 615 ). I Of vegetation,
springing up, shooting, ripening, blossoming: eascar
5 a shooting into ear, a blowing, an opening, separation,
spreading, expanding or parting P. O'C. ré linn easgair ┐
aipche (of corn), TSh. 9121 . dobhéra tú air do ṡíol eascar,
Is. xvii 11 (hence eascar `flourish' Kirk ). Cf. do raobadh
beárna i n-áitibh eascair, Ó Bruad. i 30.3 . II An overthrow,
10 fall; esp. of a fall from horseback: lair is laech ic lem iar
n-esgar uirre IT iii 101 § 181 . M....do escor, corbo
crolighi báis dó AU 1003 . M....do escur co robrised a choss,
1008 . dorala L. iarna esgar roimpisi dia cois, Aen. 2839 .
C. do marbadh dh'esgur AU 1341 (do esccor FM ). co
15rogonadh a ech ┐ co torcair don escar sin la Cenel C. 1201 .
U....do marbadh d'escur ar toitim dó da eoch 1297 . tuitis
an t-each go dtarla C. fúithe, gur briseadh a mhuinéal...
san eascar soin, Keat. iii 3253 . fuil each oc eascar dib
`blood (shed) by horses when leaping' (blood shed by falling
20from horses
? with gl.: in tan ocrus se sin a scát[h] no a
preapa when [the owner] gives warning of their shying or
starting
154.25 ) Laws v 152.5 . escar Gaoidhel ég
énfhir the death of one man is the downfall of the Gaels
O'Gr. Cat. 389.12 . ná bí ar buile do mhian bhan...ná dén
25escar 662.16 . a Chriosd...do thogaibh Dauidh as easgar
a phecaidh, Parrth. Anma 342.21 . cach combrug dogeibh
neach o toitim no o esgar, C iv 2, 25vb 12 . Cf. esgar .i.
osgar .i. leim, ut est: slóg Isu án esgar [ Fél. Prol. 63 ],
O'Dav. 774 ; and: ni hescor sáitha atchi, Fianaig. 16 § 47 .
30 dia hescur ní hergithar LL 150a12 .

2 escar n o, m. IGT, Decl. § 17 . a cup, goblet: eascar
a cup, goblet P. O'C. caire dabach esgar ian, Cóic Conara
45.9 (= escra Laws i 134.11 ). roinn easgar n-ōir IGT,
Decl. ex. 762 . easgar airgid nó bleidhe béildearg óir,
35 TSh. 486 . Cf. escra.

escarae n nt, m. enemy, adversary: escara .i. ni cara,
O'Mulc. 428 . cense fri cách eter carit et escarit Wb 30b27 .
na hescarait (gl. inimicos) Lor. Gild. 42 ; 18 (gl. hostibus).
coimdi carut, is e eccoimdi escarut, Laws v 338.23 Comm.
40 ba hescara bunaidh do C. in fer isin, CCath. 3021 . ar son
escarat 6003 . guin...esccarat 5674 . da easccairdib 2969 .
da imdegail ar a escairdip 5405 . m'escaruit my enemies
Ériu iv 214.2 . réidhigh go luath réd h'easgcaruid, Matt. v
25 . fo smacht a n-eascarad, Keat. iv 13.27 . m'eascáirde ,
45 Ps. xxvii 2 . ar n-ésccairdeadha , Luc. Fid. 253.2 .
ar fhuraileamh a easgcarad .i. an diabhail, TSh. 2464 .
an triar easgcarad úd an duine 2127 . saor inn or n-easgcairdibh,
Parrth. Anma 18.7 . ga mhéid esccara ag an
anam ? 245.4 . Luc. Fid. 157.3 (ésccara). ar a easg-
50cáirdibh, TSh. 2763 . COMPD.: escar-náma foe: g p. aga
imcoimét ar armaibh a escarnamat ZCP vi 30.32 . aga
imdhiden ar urcuraibh a escarnamud 57.6 .

escaraid v(1 escar) I Intrans. shoots forth, flourishes:
luath ar an ccioth mhesdar mall | ní esgar ioth 'na ionam
55 early comes the downpour which is expected late, corn does
not ripen in due time
23 L 17, 30 (cf. Ir. Monthly 1920,
108 ). Cf. ó d'eascaras gan airgiod since I have grown
up
(?) or have chanced to be (?) Ó Bruad. iii 162.13 .
II Trans. overthrows, lays low , and in pass. is over-
60thrown, falls: pass. pres. subj. cona rohescart[h]ar mé | is
na rohescarthar m'ech ZCP i 455.14 . perf. roescrad co[r]
roimid a chenn `was cast down' Trip. 240.8 . isin tṡlu-
aghadh sin rohescradh Cú Uladh co nderbailt de was
thrown (off a horse
) AU 1104 . FM . rohescradh Gilla
65Brenainn...corusdíchendsad Mumnigh `fell' RC xviii 161.
27 . ra heaschrad e da eoch fen ┐ adbath, TTebe 1694 .
an Aodh-chlann... | do heasgradh go haon-chrann siúil the
A.-kindred have been laid low to the last mast
Ir. Monthly
1921, 243 .