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eichréid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. eichréid or dil.ie/19718

adj i of ground bare, smooth, suitable for riding ; as subst. bare, firm ground, territory over which cavalry can pass: an eng iathgharbh eichreidh `rugged and hilly' (rugged and bare?) AFM vi 2240.7 . beith dod lot ar do lar fein | itir fidhbaid is eachreidh | a Mumha... YBL 389a30 . gabhaid... | an ród aimhréidh... | athraighid, is claon céille | raon athghairid eichréidhe, Dán Dé vi 3 . tar Carthonn... | cuir aghaidh na himeirche | tar cuan Leamhna seach Loch Léin, | a sgoth Eamhna bhur n-eichréidh your highway (?) Ériu v 71 = Ir. Monthly 1919, 342 .

Cf. a tir i tuadchuadsu ille | co sluag rin [= frih?] echred os blai, IT ii 182.219 = YBL 117a : but echred may here belong to echrad, q.v.