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eclas n o and ā (?) stomach: eclas .i. eclosin (ἐκκλησία)
graece, congregatio [latine]...quia uenter congregat cibos ,
O'Mulc. 359 . ar biith galar n-eclis fortsu (gl. propter
65stomachum tuum) Wb 29a26 . d s. frith grainne 'na egluis
┐ ní fess cid arbar in its craw (of a bird) Egerton 1782,
40b1 (wrongly transcribed egán by O'Grady in SG 81.30 ,
see RC xiv 329 , xv 116 ). Cf. a eclas crainn (an op-
probrious epithet) IT iii 102 § 189 = Bruchst. § 86 .

5 eclasach, ~aisech n o-ā (eclais) belonging to the church;
an ecclesiastic, churchman: g p. a hucht do naomh ┐ do
naomh-ecclasach fein BNnÉ 231.7 (v.l. eglaisech, egluise).
gach aon don chrobhaing chobhsaigh [sic leg.] | dar ghabh
gradh[a] eaglasaigh [for eagalsaigh ?] priest's orders Arch.
10Hib. i 97 § 20 . egluisech iar ndénamh ornaidhe an ecclesi-
astic on his ordination
(?) gl. on Triads 233 (p. 42) . See
ecailsech.

eclasda adj io-iā (eclais) (a) belonging to the church, ecclesi-
astical: ro legh in canoin n-eclusdai, Lism. L. 212 . scribh-
15ais ... ind uili riagail n-eclusdai noemdha 3545 . crosa ┐
polaire ┐ tiagha leabur ┐ aidhme eclusdai arcena 968 . iar
nglacadh gradh n-eaglaisda dhó BNnÉ 156.17 . (b) pious,
religious: fuair [an bhean riaghalta] an naoidhin...is do
oil go heaglusta í reared it religiously Keat. iii 2125 .

20 eclastacda adj io-iā pertaining to the church, ecclesiastical ,
hence also religious, pious: ro leg inn ord n-eclastacda uile,
Thes. ii 308.3 = Trip. 404.2 . cor ḟóglaim in cetharṡoscela
uli corba heolach he in cach caingin eclastacda uli LB
228a29 . robói ina ecclais ic dénamh a uird eclastacdai im
25teirt, Moling § 30 ( RC xxvii ). iar ndenamh...gacha
lubhra ecclustacda FM iii 8.17 . ro haidhmilleadh leo
ina mbaoi d'obair ecclastacdha isin mbaile vi 2192.12 . a
lamhaibh a anmcaratt ┐ a ṡruithedh ecclastacdha budhéin
2296.7 . isin stair eclastacdai LB 232b39 . fer eclas-
30tacda ┐ fer noeb, Anecd. iii 76.4 . Conn Ua M., epscop
...gem gloinidhe ecclastacdha FM iii 126.18 . Maol
Tréna uasalṡagart...d'écc co heglastacda iar ndeighbheath-
aidh ii 1022.1 . As subst.: mainib o eclaisdacda berair he
`from an ecclesiastic' Laws ii 352.16 Comm.

35 eclastai (verb. necess. of as-gleinn) to be examined: ní
eclastai (gl. non excutienda) Sg 27a15 . Cf. ecailsi.

éclind: ind ainsium Crist...ar cech néclind bas eslind |
dom chorp `may Christ protect me against every peril (?)'
Thes. ii 352 ( Hy vi 15 ), with gl.: .i. ar cach lind éca no
40ar cach ní na ba glind (v.l. glinne). is geis dúib in far
nUltaib techt dar éclind in far carptaib TBC 1190 = is bés
duib-si far nUltaib ní réidid tar églindne LU 61 b44
( = TBC² 608 ; tar inglindi inanfollain, St.; tar innglinde
YBL). atá Conchobar a n-eiglinn (v.l. éigin) IT ii2 141.483 .
45 Cf. follg.

éclinne: ind dar Dia... | noco bia 'na thririg thréin | rind
eclinne cen a n-uaim | im duain rig Feic-Linne féin, Ériu
vii 220 . Probably gen. of preceding, but the passage
seems corrupt.

50 eclugud (vn. of eclaigid) fearing; terror: go nár
ḟágaibh an ainbhthine...óg gan eaglughadh `a soldier un-
terrified
' ML 48.19 . d'eaglughadh h'anma `to fear thy
name
' Ps. lxxxvi 11 .

ecluinne: nform and meaning uncertain: .xx. bliadan
55robo ri | Ailill Molt... | don Banbha is bed co mbuile | a
dul d'écc a n-eccluinne B iv 2, 44b = C i 1, 3a (echluinde
BB 58a41 ).

écmacht adj I powerless: écmacht arindí nád cumaing
maith do denom (gl. nequam) Sg 50a14 . Cf. is ed nuall
60n-ecmacht annsin la Feine, bruidhem im a cuirm, ilach iar
mbuadugad do memraib flatha, Laws v 358.4 (nuall n-e. ¤
shouting without power i.e. empty or idle noise?). Cf. the
people-name pn Fir Ool n-écmacht men of weak liquor(?): do
feraib Ool n-ecmacht do suidib, Rawl. 118b7 . co firu Ol
65n-ecmacht 142b20 . 149b23 . See Ir. Held. 76 .
II In an obj. sense impossible, that which is not feasible:
is écmacht doib denum neich condegar cuccu it is impossible
for them to do what is asked of them
(gl. impossibile factu)
Ml 48a7 . rod bia...acht ni bes ecmacht dun, O'C.
5Transcr. 776 = Laws i 72.7 . is ead ecmacht caich, ni na
tuca the e. ¤ of each person is that which he cannot bring
Laws v 466 x . ni hicar ni i n-ecmacht (i.e. nothing is paid
when there is no power to pay) ib. cach n-ecmacht co slan
cuibse 156.17 (with gl.: cach ni is eccomachta don fir
10amuic[h], co slaintiugad a cubais don fir tall, na caemnacar
a denam indus bu dligthige 158.25 ). ecmachta ratha
things impossible as stock 222.1 . ecmachta tellaig 466 w .
is di ecmachtaib gell la Feine mucca, ar ni tuillet side acht
muicc i muin araile 404.17 . Hence, in a concrete
15sense, n a place difficult of access ( Ériu ix 40 ): rud mar
no ecmacht a great wood or an inaccessible place Laws iv
194.21 . as na frithib fogabait i n-ecmacht; ar [a]
annsacht doib in baile asa tucsat is aire is bec berar
uaithibh (`from the estrays which they find in an inaccessible
20situation; it is because of the difficulty of the place from
which they took them that so little is levied on them
' Ériu
ix 40 - 41 ) Laws iv 198.9 Comm.
Cf. the follg. from the tract on the Law of Asylum in
Eg. 88, 55ff. ( O'Gr. Cat. 101 ): is oghslán don ecmacht
25ainfis anfaitcis acht luighi nama, O'C. Transcr. 2642 .
Of the slaying of a refugee: is cutruma an luighi ata uadha
iarsna tri gneithibh so .i. ecmacht anfis anfaitchis. ecmacht
.i. nech segar dia ghuin no dia marbadh can cinta. Is é in
t-egmacht ar tús an fear robui ar an comairce ┐ rob
30uiriasacht docuaidh rompo d'fechsain na cuitichta
adconnairc seocha, ┐ as iat robui ann a biubudh, ┐ do
cuaidhsim dia marbadh, is [s]lan doibsim a marbadhsom
the e. ¤ is the man who was being safeguarded by consent,
and went on before them (his escort) to look at the company
35he saw passing by, and it was his enemies who were there,
and he went to slay them; (in that case) they are not held
guilty of slaying him
, ib. 2645-6 . Cf. Laws iv 228 .