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éicsech adj o-ā (éicse) pertaining to, or having poetry
65or learning; fond of learning or poetry: don bhaidhbh
éigsigh (of a chief), Ir. Monthly 1920, 111 . creach na
mBrianach gcliarach n-éigseach, D. MacCarrth. 6.82 .

éicsi? adj ulcha éicsi imchass imma smech (v.l. ecsidhe
St. H) TBC 5186 . 5207 . Cf. éicside.

5 éicside adj io-iā bright, conspicuous (?): écsidhe .i. solasda.
ulcha écsidhe .i. feasóg faicealach no solas, O'Cl. ulcha
ecsidhe TBC 5186 . 5207 v.l. (St.). congraim n-écside forro
4381 = congraim n-an n-eicside foraib TBC² 2808 . Cf.
éicsi.

10 éicsín n(perh. a by-form of éicsíne, q.v.) a student of
poetry, a poet's pupil or apprentice: eicsín beg a hiarthor
Éireann (= Cerball Ó Dálaig), Ériu iv 52.39 . cf. in t-eigsin ,
in t-eicsin , Corm. Y p. 69.25 , 26 (lethech), where the
second = in t-ēces, p. 69.23 , etc. and the first possibly = an
15t-ēicsīne , p. 69.22 , etc. tri chaegad éceas agus tri chaegad
eicsín, Oss. v 38.7 .

éicsíne n io, m. a learner of `éicse'; a student of poetry,
a poet's pupil or apprentice: luid (Cruitene) do thig alaile
écis ┐ a gilla leis .i. écsini side co menmain fithidrea,
20 Bodl. Corm. (lethech). filidh amra...eicsine laisidhe oc
frithgnam ZCP vii 305.10 . ro rathaigestar in t-éices
mormenmain ind eicsine ┐ laget a frithgnama, Bodl. Corm.
(s. lethech). do p[h]romad ind eicsine, ib. O'Gr. Cat. 94.
17 . oc tuidecht écsi dia écsinib imparting wisdom to his
25pupils
RC xxvi 12.9 ; 22 n. 9 . cóeca eices a llín cenmotha
éicsiniu, Bodl. Corm. s. prull . int ecsine di muintir S.,
ib. = exine Corm. Y p. xiii 21 . eigess p. 90.25 . airacept
na neicsiné (v.l. na hécsene) IT iii 32.3 (part of first year's
course). Cf. éicsín.

30 éicsiu n divination (? cf. éicse): ro ḟalsig ind éicsiu dósom,
TFerbe 764 .

éidecht? adj d'eagla go ngeabhadh an fíon truailleadh nó
éideacht chuige, Eochairsgiath 93.25 . Possibly a corruption
of étechta (q.v.).

35 éideimin adj i (neg. of deimin) uncertain , as subst. un-
certainty, doubt: gan édeimhin `surely' Ériu ix 162 § 1 .

eidel: xsee edel.

eiden(n) n o, m. ivy: edenn quasi eder, ab eo quod est
edera .i. edind, Corm. Y 509 . eden ab edera , O'Mulc. 372 .
40 gort .i. edeand, Auraic. 1188 . eideand, one of the `losa
feada,' Laws iv 148.2 . barr edin, Thes. ii 294.11 . Buile
Ṡ. 38.12 . eigheand na crann (= hedera arborea) RC ix
231.7 . a crand eighinn YBL 345b50 . eigheann talman
348b13 . in t-eigenn talman (= hedera terrestris) RC ix
45231.8 . Arch. i 332.62 . fremha eighind talman YBL
345b26 . caera eighinn RC ix 231.2 . caora eidhinn
Buile Ṡ. 132.4 . dosán eidhinn fasas tre chrann chas 74.5 .
Arch. i 330.13 . corran buana eidainn a sickle for cutting
ivy
Laws i 140.8 Comm. fá chrann ar a raibhe iomad
50eidhin, TSh. 2478 (= hedera Jon. iv 6 ).
ferán eidhinn `a wood pigeon' SG 72.2 = fer eidind
YBL 174b6 . fer[a]n eidhinn `turtle-dove' Buile Ṡ. 74.
13 . cuchairecht fhéráinn eidhinn 152.4 . Cf. ceol find fand
fer n-eidin ZCP xiii 258.8 .
55COMPDS. eidenn-ḟuar of chill ivy: a n-úaimh eidheann-
ḟúair IGT, Decl. ex. 1336 .
¤ glan of bright ivy: d'ḟiadh eidheanghlan Éireann
(: ceileabhradh), Ir. Monthly 1919, 3 .

éiderb adj(neg. of derb) uncertain; as subst., an un-
60certainty, a doubtful thing: ná bíodh ort 'na éidearbh...
gurbh é T...., Content. xvi 40 . gan éidearbh certainly
xvi 138 .

éiderbtha adj(neg. of derbtha) not approved; (of) that
which has failed the test
, probably coined by the translators
65of NT, who use it to render ἀδόκιμοι, 2 Cor. xiii 5 , 6 .