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Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 eng or dil.ie/20079

Forms: eang

n f.

(a) a portion of surface, an angle, strip, patch , esp. a piece or strip of cloth, etc. , eang `a patch or piece, a gusset or gore ,' P. O'C. : in t-étach gebechda .i. na panga breca no na heanga breaca, O'Dav. 1056 . Here perhaps: ráith na n-eng n-álaind of splendid tapestries (?) Metr. Dinds. iv 112.72 . amillum ┐ sarcacolla do cumusc... ┐ a cur ar eing lín (directions for a poultice) 23 K 42, 351.4 . ní gann míola ann gach eang dá éadach, Tribes of Irel. 66.16 . um cheann uama na n-eang sróill, TD 29.16 . Esp. banner, sail: bréid síd-eingi (síta + eng) ar slios do luingi IGT, Introd. 24.5 ; Decl. ex. 504 . luaithealta os cennuibh cháich | d'enguibh suaithenta senṡnáith, TD ii 212 z . lenuigh-si an leómhan buighe | an eing [sic leg.] uaine órdhuidhe [sic leg.], Rel. Celt. ii 296.10 . See Measgra D., p. 250 .

(b) a piece of land, a district, territory, country: Feradach find...ercad cach n-ing co n-ilgráin, LL 132a5 . eang thíre d'Éirinn agaibh, TD ii 236.38 . an eang ṡíthe ó Chruachain... | go bruachaibh chríche Coruinn, TD 13.21 . gach eang bha-ḟionnmhagh Íle, 24.6 . isin eing toir tuaidh do Tir Conaill, AFM v 1848.19 . nech do chosain an eng iathgharbh baí occa co ro écc, vi 2240.7 . d'ḟiannaibh einge Ḟéidhlim (i.e. Ireland), Ó Bruad. iii 120w . Cf. oineach óir is eang `bestowing goods and lands' ii 152.10 . Of sea: eang nuaidi mín don mall-muir | fá Thír n-uaine nAmalgaid, Hy Fiach. 294 .