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65 éccruta adj(a) formless, shapeless: dorinne Dia nem ┐
talmain...┐ in mais n-écruta, Ériu ii 198 . co laifiter [na
dúile] uile i ndeilbh choitchinn cumuscda na maisi aenda
écruta i mbátar for dus the homogeneous formless mass
(i.e. chaos) CCath. 303 . adj(b) misshaped, deformed: ba
5heccruta ecsamail an fer sin FB 37 Eg. Pater noster
ar-dom-thá | frisna huile eccrota against all monsters (?)
Bruss. 1490-4200, 53b ( Molling 69 ). Cf. toformaig ecruiti
ZCP iii 453.13 . Cf. éccruthach.

éccruth n u, m. (neg. of cruth) disfigurement, loss of
10beauty
, freq. used of transformation through grief, rage
or fear: cruth ar éagcruth do thabhairt beauty for ugliness
A. Ó Dálaigh xxiii 6 . teid an t-es a n-egcruth swelled
(with rage) TD ii p. 193 § 41 ( O'Conor Don MS. no. 227 ).
do-cuaidh se a truas ┐ a n-écruth ro-mór BCC § 285 . § 96 .
15 dá dtuigthea mar táid...sé ríoghphuirt Eireann | i n-éagcruth
in ruins Ir. Monthly 1920, 540 . gur ṡaor a héccruth uathmar
delivered (her) from dreadful disguise (of a maiden trans-
formed by malignant agency) TD ii 193 § 41 . ní nár égruth
Chruachan | d'ég chaith-leómhan chrú D. ib. Keat. Poems
20 982 . ní fhuil anam dá áille...nach cuireann bás na coire i
n-éagcruth é, TSh. 1327 . Eochairsg. 116 z . i bhfioghair
an éagcrotha chuireas an peacadh ar an anam, TSh. 1345 .
truagh éagcruth a hinnill-se the decay of her state
Keat. Poems 1174 . In pl.: fóir a héagrothaibh Éirinn
25`deliver Ireland from her disfigurement' TD 1.41 . gur
ṡní a n-égrothuibh Eamhuin (sc. the death of her defenders)
TD ii p. 193 § 41 .

éccruthach adj o-ā (neg. of cruthach) (a) formless, with-
out shape: in mass amra écruthach SR 24 . ZCP iv
30236 n. 11 . d s f. rosdelb don maiss ecruthaig SR 148 .
rotep [Dia] in firmamint as an mais moir n-ecruthaig,
Laws i 28.20 Comm. YBL 215b29 , cf. Eriu ii 198.
4 v.l. (b) ill-shapen, ugly (?): ith ┐ blicht dóib ar a
denam...etgud ecruthach ┐ maile meni derntar LL 215a30 .

35 éccruthaigthe adj io-iā unshaped, formless: hisin mais
n-écruthaigthi (of primeval matter) Bcr 18a1 .

éccúaimm n false alliteration (?): égúaim (among faults
in prosody) IGT, Introd. 2.26 . trefocul...cen ecuaim BB
331b18 = Auraic. 1942 . Cf. éccomuaim.

40 éccubaid adj i (neg. of cubaid) not consonant; unfitting,
incongruous: co cechaing Ecsi ceim n-ecubaidh, Anecd. ii
54.15 . ni laimtis usce úar d'ól | acht in muir... | ciarb'ord
...écubaid ` inequitable ' Met. Dinds. iv 234 . Of sound:
fogur monguran eccubaid esaentadach discordant CCath.
45 4165 .

éccubus n u, m. (neg. of cubus) want of conscience,
unscrupulousness: in Laws used of bad faith, fraud,
culpable remissness: gl. drochcubus Laws ii 320.14 ; 342.26 ;
388.24 . cach n-ecubus cona dire (i.e. there is compensa-
50tion for anything delivered intentionally in bad condition,
see ZCP xiv 346 ) 232y . ainidun cach n-ecubus 2.5 .
is inraic cach n-aithgin co ecubus; ecubus cach ndiumus do
midider mamu every restitution is rightful until bad faith;
each disrepect whereby obligations are disrespected is (a case
55of) bad faith
320 (see ZCP xiv 386). slan...cach socobus,
eslan cach n-ecobus 342.7 . Of man and wife separating by
mutual consent: rod-bi slan saertoimilt caich diarailiu cen
ecubus 388.15 . In ii 50.20 Comm. ecubus apparently =
want of thought (see éccondus); cf. éccuibsech.

60 éccuibde n(neg. of cuibde) incongruity, disharmony:
rofhas eguibdhe mor etir lucht na cathrach, foirind dib ag
iarruid...in sidh do denum...┐ foirind ele...ag obad in
tshida discord Aen. 3094 . Remissness, carelessness (?):
ecunnus .i. ecuibhdhi, Laws ii 50.14 (perh. an illustration,
65not a definition).