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escir n k(?), f. a ridge, an elevation (separating two plains
or depressed surfaces): eiscir .i. cir oc eisc, ar ni bi ard
cen fan occa, nó eiscir .i. ni gnīm lām acht is Dia dorigni
in tocbail sin (ref. to χείρ), O'Mulc. 434 . conucbud in
65talam súas fó P. isind áth ┐ fogobat ind eolaig beos ind
eiscir sin `that ridge' Trip. 92.19 . gleand cumung go
n-eiscir uraird dara lar, CCath. 2408 . rathuitt ac Escir na
Fian LL 205a20 . sab rainne Hérend i ndó | Escir
Riadda..., Met. Dinds. iii 282.90 . san Gairbh-eisgir AU
5 1475 . pn g s. maidhm na Gairb-eiscrech , L. Chl. Suibhne § 49 .
caislen Escrech Abhann AU 1512 (Eiscreach FM ). Cf. Ath
Escrach Cuan 1307 = Ath Easccrach Cuan `the ford of St.
Cuan's esker or ridge
' FM .

esclae n favourable auspice (?) (see K. Meyer, Wortk.
10 46 , and RC xxxvi 367 ): esclae .i. laa n-escomlaithe .i. la
suabais do imtecht a day favourable for setting out
O'Mulc. 445 . macc bec dochoid indiu ar esclu hi
carpat (of Cu Chulainn's first chariot-expedition, début),
TBC² 640 LU = ar oesclu YBL. ar escla Eg. ( ZCP ix 137 ).
15 mac bec docoidh for escla .i. for sēn uaire, O'C. 583 < H 3.
18, 289 . Cf. gebut-sa ma psalmu aniu | i n-uaim
cloch[da], nar esclu (: desctdu, v.l. descæ) may it not be a
good auspice
(?) [for his enemies] Cáin Ad. 18 .

escland ?: ind dorad C.C. an ghaoi bulga tar an sceith
20tresan sruth. ottchuala Fer D. easccland a airm sion tresan
aphoinn dia ionnsoighid... ZCP x 296.18 . A by-form of
esgal ? Cf. esglann.

escmon, escoman adj polluted, unclean: (a) commone
aut inmundum (es)cmon nó coit(ch)enn, Arm. 177b1 = Thes.
25 i 497.10 . pullutum...is ainm...du cach escmun aslentar
hua drochgnimaib (gl. pollutum non semper immundum
vocat sed commune) Ml 92d12 . nidat n-escmana (gl. non
sunt polluti [panes] 92d13 . Cf. ba fír ba hescmon fri scor
ZCP viii 333.17 = bæscmon BB 153b40 . ba escmond
30 LL 331c24 ( CRR 56 n. ). ba hescond (ar scor), Rawl. 158.4 .
ba escnom Lec. 284c30 = ZCP xiv 60.3 . (b) escoman .i.
inglan, O'Dav. 769 . .i. anidhan 462 . eascoman .i. aithesc
nemglan an impure answer (?) 815 . eascoman .i. salach,
O'Cl. ba háth heascoman lesiom in t-ath for a dtorcair a
35bhrathair TBC 2287 (esgong ┐ éisidhan v.l.). nipa isind
áth escomon-sa condricfem, áit hi torchair Long TBC² 1710
LU. ba escomun a cerd their profession was defiled (dis-
honoured
, of filid found guilty of a false judgment) Laws
Introd. i 24.32 . mad fuba...di nach rét escomun, Ériu vii
40148.17 . g s. ce cotri lám æscomuni (leg. escomuin) fri
biad the hand of one polluted 146.26 . g p. ic urnaidhe a
fola ┐ a n-apaige n-escoman d'fagbail, CCath. 5002 . i
n-ocmadh escoman .i....a tadhall cosna hinglanaib, O'Dav.
1333 . d p. col-lamaib escomnaib , Ériu vii 148.16 . iar
45n-echtaib escomna , O'Dav. 462 . Cf. eascoman .i. salchar
dirt, defilement, properly excommunication P.O'C.
(< O'Cl. ? See cit. above).

escmug, esmong n a species of fish, an eel (?): [e]s-
mong [-ngu v.l.] .i. escong ut est esmong [-ngu v.l.] imaling
50corp feithe. nó escmug [escinn, escmuca MSS.] .i. muc usci...
ar is fri ochluid dogní es[c]muc [esmuca v.l.] amail muic
it `works at rooting like a pig' O'Dav. 761 . escmuga .i.
escmuc quia pinguis sicut sus et fodit terram ┐ claidid in
talmain, O'Mulc. 433 . Cf. foceird [in nathair] fit isin tracht
55frissin n-escmogin 527 .

escoimne n(escoman ?) excommunication (?): escoimne
.i. escoimnigud. .i. ni cuimnigter in eclais inti dia ndentar,
O'Mulc. 451 . Cf. escoman and escomna.

escoimnigud u, m. (vn. of escomnaigid): see preceding,
60and cf. esconigud.

escoman: xsee escmon.

escomanta adj(cf. escmon) defiled: eascomanta defiled,
excommunicated P. O'C. eascomata (leg.-anta ?) .i. salach,
O'Cl.

65 escomla-: xsee as-comlai.