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imroll

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imroll or dil.ie/28053

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(a) a badly-aimed shot or cast, a miss (of one's aim) : dosléci Cú Chulaind cloich foraib, focairt i.¤ `he missed his mark,' SCC² § 7 ( LU 3279 ). niro la i.¤ mo urchur cussindíu `my shot has not missed its mark till to-day,' ib. ( 3281 ). no chuired na trí cóicait liathróit sin poll can i.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 976. ni rotheilc i.¤ riam, Anecd. i 6.2 . irchora cen imrolla, Ériu i 116 § 6. glac cen i.¤ im gním nga `unerring hand in use of spears,' Metr. Dinds. iii 460.7 . Lugaid Láigde ... cor cen i.¤ `unerring marksman,' iv 216.10 . ni deachaid slegh imroill dib `none of the spears went astray,' CCath. 3626. fóceird urchur n-amarais forra araidhe an imrall dorala airm a mbí Arg `he hurled a doubtful cast upon them, howbeit the random shot lit on the place where Argus was,' 2190 . urchur n-imroill (d'i.¤) a false shot, a miss: ní dechaid urchur n-imruill dib secha, TBC-LL¹ 2951. cona dibhraictis urcor n-imroill isin cath, CCath. 5673. tuc soighdi cumdachta do do na tabartha urchur n-imruille itir, TTebe 3760 . gae ... do na tabair urchur d'imroll (v.l. n-imruill, Eg.), 2697 .

(b) In more general sense straying, error, mistake: iomroll .i. seachrán, O'Cl. dobretha cor n-imruill fo thuaid ┐ fo dess dona sluagaib he let the hosts go a wrong way, TBC-LL¹ 469. cia focerdtar i.¤ aidci in usci for tenid `for though by mistake at night they are put into water on a fire,' Fél. 228.27 (= in imrosc aidchi, Todd Nenn. 216.13 ). ic á cáinead a muintire ro marbsat a n-imrull, Acall. 7872. Linne mac Ligne ... do mharb Oscar i n-i.¤ , SG 117.27 . ni cluinnfedh ... sionnsa sóighde ... nach dénadh cromadh cinn no iomrall aisdir `that he would not bend his head or swerve aside from his path (?),' Rel. Celt. ii 186.40 . a chaillech an mhuilinn thall | cid duit mo chor ar imrall ?, BS § 38 . comba lór do tochur neich for iomroll ┐ ainéol an dluimhchéo diadh, Hugh Roe 50.2 . sgél n-iomruill `a random tale wide of the mark,' O'Gr. Cat. 400.11. do Thadhg an eoluis iomruill `... of the vague loose learning,' Content. xxv 11. duit as léir mo leas is m'aimhleas | eadráin m'iomruill uaim ar th'iocht, DDána 33 § 2. go gcríochnaighear gan céim n-iomruill | oilithre ghearr glinn na ndeor, Aithd. D. 73 § 18. cen i.¤ without mistake common in chevilles : fil mor n-adba cen i.¤ , SR 638. Serápen iohannes oll | ainm dessi díb, cen i.¤ , Fél.² cxxix 37. am seanchaid ... deich cét blíadna cen i.¤ , Ériu iv 152.2 .