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1 echlasc, echlaisc n f. (cf. ech-flesc, s. ech, compds.)
a horse-switch ; some of the exx. suggest that being thrust
65into the ground, it was also utilised as a tethering post
(cf. 2 echlasc): eachlasg .i. slat, O'Cl. echlasg, eachluisc
(ón tslait) IGT, Decl. § 12 , 13 . congnaid ech .i. aiten nó
echlasc, Anecd. iii 43 (= echlaisg, Auraic. 4297 ). sadid
eclasc ann ropu dos iarum, Trip. 158.23 . coica echlasc
5findruini co mbaccánaib óir ina lamaib, Tochm. Ferbe 37 .
cach bail roṡáid a echlaisc TBC 2046 (= echfleisc TBC²
1353 ). ro gab echlaisc di plied a horse-switch on her
RC xiii 381.15 . Aisl. MC 17.21 . flescbemnech na slat
┐ na n-echlasc i lámhaibh na laech oc gresechtlaighiudh
10na ndam ┐ na n-ech ┐ na n-assán, CCath. 1836 . IGT,
Decl. exx. 554 . 584 . marcach an eich... | con echluisc ina
leth-laimh BCC § 338 . eachlasg fuinnsionn ML 32.15 . SG
245.29 . bile sa barr bunchasda | idhe and is eachlusca
IGT, Decl. ex. 553 . pnAs plant-name: reghia .i. eachlasca
15ban sithi .i. bernan muc, Arch i 334.47 .

2 echlasc, echlaisc n f. a shelter for horses or cattle,
a stall: echlasc, eachluisc (ón leabaidh) IGT, Decl. § 12 ,
13 . inde .i. echlaisc no bac, O'Dav. 1126 . cóir uama bice
.i. echlasc a mbíd assan ┐ ócdam LB 134a41 = Todd Lect.
20 vi 42 . imain na n-ech dochum a n-echlaisce, Laws v 136.
25 Comm. a hachlasga `its stables' 326.15 Comm. In
n.l.: d'Echlaisc ech Con Culainn, re n-abar Lighi in
Léith Macha, Acall. 2318 . co hEchlascaibh Mulaga,
Ériu x 177.10 .

25 echlascach adj pertaining to horsewhips; abounding
in horsewhips: ba sríanach ba hechlascach | a teach a
mbith [Sechnasach] RC xvii 201.21 = AU 670 . Cf.
aircedal...eachlascach IT iii 105.11 .

echlascad n(1 echlasc) plying a horsewhip: téit ina
30ndiáid for echláscad lashing his horse BDD 32 . gur bó
héiccen dóibh beith acc eachlosccadh a n-each la a dheine
...ro báttar Goill ina ndeadhaidh FM vi 1978.10 .

echlogad n(<ech + logad remission?): loghadh bó
echloghadh ann | rann dó ar lethmolad nír lim IGT, Decl.
35ex. 402 .

echna? n e. ¤ re sluag sírfhégad SG 251.26 (rhetoric).

echnat n a little mare (?): duil echnat ind airmairi
(.i. don topur) LU 40a3 = SG 235.5 .

echra n f. steeds: IGT, Decl. § 3 . feidm dod t'eachra
40foiléimigh, ex. 180 . 178 - 179 . dlighthear dhóibh...ar chlár
Theathbha ó thoigh go teagh | a n-eachra a gcoin do
choinnmheadh TD 9.14 ; 14.12 . a n-eachra do chor for
inghelt [sic MS.], Hugh Roe, 146.28 (f. 39b) . Cf. echracha
TBC² 3096 = echrad LL ( TBC 4994 ).

45 echrad, echraid n(eochr—) f., rarely m. See KZ xlviii
64 . n s. echradh IGT, Decl. § 12 . eachraid § 13 . g s.
echraide TBC 1341 , etc. Acall. 3887 . Fl. Earls 20.10 .
a s. echraid TBC 639 , etc. d s. echraid, Met. Dinds. iv 126 .
n p. echraide TBC 5950 . RC xxii 393.8 . echrada RC
50 xxii 392.31 . echradha, Acall. 3890 . CCath. 604 . d p.
eachradhuibh ZCP x 293.30 . Cf. eochraide inna nUlad LL
123b34 . I Steeds (primarily of two horses yoked to a
chariot; in pl., of sets of such teams): fuaim n-echraide LU
85a15 = BDD 50 . indnaig brot forsin n-echraid TBC² 686 .
55 TBC 670 . Acall. 2201 . fodail in n-echraid ┐ discuir in carpat
LL 108a12 . tucsam...a n-eich ┐ a n-echrada TBC 5699 .
go 'morala srian-mhaidhm ngreadha d'eachradhuibh bfer
nErenn gur meadhbaidhior [sic] a ttéta ┐ a n-urchumhuil
diobh ZCP x 293.30 . ca fuinn fhérmura geltfuit ar n-
60almha ┐ ar n-innile ┐ ar n-echradha? CCath. 604 . 3507 .
do brisedh eachlusc uirri | bar n-eachradh ní hullmaide IGT,
Decl. ex. 554 . gabhsat aitherrach eachraidhe a change of
horses
Fl. Earls 20.10 . ar eachraidh mounted 20.4 .
As o, m.: dá mbrígh threabhthair ar dtírne | sgríbhne
65rígh eachraidh Éirne IGT, Decl. ex. 1345 . The follg.
may belong here, if not cases of confusion of nom. and
acc.: co faccae ní, inn echrad ndirecra ndermór TBC
5100 . radis fria araid arconragbad in n-echrad 638 . geib
lat dún ind echrad 1199 .
5 II Sometimes apparently a chariot-riding host, a caval-
cade: na tuid na hechraidi do not lead the cavalcade TBC²
234 . Cf. at-chíusa echrada ána LU 85a17 = BDD 50 .
eochraide inna nUlad LL 123b34 . cona roacht eochraidi
mo popa C. morcath (= condidroacht mórchath eochraide?)
10 TBC² 3610 ( TBC 6035 ).
COMPDS.: ¤ glan of bright steeds: fa ráith n-eachradh-
ghlan nOiligh TD 24.42 . ¤ graig flock of mares: tug tír
d'ar ar eachradh-ghroidhibh, Ir. Monthly 1920, 317 .