eclais, eclas

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Forms: eclis, eclais, eclas, eglais, eclais, æclis, ęclais, eclais, eagluis, eglas, æclis, eclais, ecailse, æcaillse, ecalsé, ecals, ecailsi, ecals, eagailse, eagails, eguilsi, eclais, eaglaise, eagluis, e(a)gluis, eglais, ecolso, ecolsa, æcolsa, æccalsa, ǽccalsa, ecals, egals, eaccalsa, ecalsæ, æcilso, ecailsi, eccailsi, ecals, eagluiseadhe, eagluiseach, ecalsa, eagalsa, ecails, eclasae, eculs, ecailsib, eagailsib, egluisibh, ecalsai, eclas, eaglas, eagluisead, eagalsadh, æccalsa

n i, ī, ā, f. (eccles-) n s. eclis, Wb. 16d6 . ind eclais , Tur. 60 . (ind) eclas , SR 4421.4923 . LU 116a38 . Fél. p. 4 . BB 341a45 . PH 3423 . 6896 . an eglais , O'Dowley 15.11 . v s. a eclais , Ml. 65d14 . 66c1 . a s. æclis, Wb. 28d26 . ęclais, Ml. 65d5 . eclais, SR 4440 . eagluis, 1 Corinth. xvi 19 . eglas, YBL 154b22 . d s. æclis Wb. 11d16 . 28d24 . eclais, Ml. 64c5 . 66c2 . SR 4484 . g s. (a) (inna) ecailse , Ml. 65d1 . Tur. 48 . LU 30a25 . æcaillse, Wb. 22c20 . ecalsé, SR 4242 . ecals, Cáin Ad. § 39 . § 45 . ecailsi, IT i 186.15 . SR 4924 . Trip. 16.31 ; 28.13 . ecals, Cáin Ad. § 34 . Trip. 2.18 . eagailse, TSh. 3475 . eagails, Studies 1919, 439 . eguilsi, Fl. Earls 20.27 . (b) eclais, Laws iii 10.16 . eaglaise, GF, Ir. Monthly 1919, 623 § 15 . eagluis, Acts viii 1 . Rev. ii 1 . Luc. Fid. 389 z . e(a)gluis, Romans xvi 5. 2 Cor. i 1 . eglais, O'Dowley 15.15 ; 20.20 . (c) ecolso, Wb. 13a3 . ecolsa, 11d6 . æcolsa, 12b18 . 13a27 . æccalsa, 9c7 . ǽccalsa, 7c8 . ecals, Lism. L. 2459 . 2553 . Acall. 2888 . Ériu ii 204.20 . ACL iii 307 § 17 . egals, Cáin Ad. § 53 . eaccalsa, Studies 1921, 75 . ecalsæ, BColm. 26.2 . æcilso, Wb. 22c11 . n p. (a) ecailsi, RC xxvi 38.9 . eccailsi, Cáin Ad. § 31 . ecals, Laws v 14.10 . Cáin Ad. § 30 . (b) eagluiseadhe [sic] 1 Corinth. xvi 19 . eagluiseach, Romans xvi 4 . Rev. i 20 . (c) ecalsa, Lism. L. 3923 . eagalsa, RC xxvi 38 n. 9 . a p. (a) ecails, Trip. 110.18 . (b) eclasae 122.2 . (c) eculs, Fél. 4.17 . d p. (a) ecailsib, Trip. 8.2 . Maund. 50 . eagailsib, Keat. iii. 310 . (b) egluisibh, Rev. ii 13 . iii 22 . (c) ecalsai, Lism. L. 36 . g p. (a) eclas, PH 5589 . Todd Lect. v 58.11 . ( eclaise, PH 1663 , etc. is not written out in the MS.) eaglas, IGT, Decl. § 130 . (b) eagluisead, Rev. i 20 . IGT, Decl. § 127 . eagalsadh, § 130 .

(1) the Christian church as an institution, whether regarded as a visible organization or a spiritual community of believers: i n-ellug inna æcaillse, Wb. 22c20 . 7c8 . rocar crist innęclais, Ml. 65d5 . Tur. 48 . PH 7502 . in spirut dorinfith ind eclais, Trip. 2.7 . forsinn æclis .vii. gradich profetauit lesus, Ardm. 170b2 = Thes. i 496.29 . in eclais Cristaige, PH 568.587 . don eclais cechtarda phetarlaicthi ocus núfiadnaise, FA 1 (LB). ind eclais nemdai ┐ talmanda PH 5339 . Hib. Min. 10.319 . rúine na hecalsi noīme, Trip. 2.18 . a horduighthibh na hEagailse naomhtha, TSh. 3475 .

Attrib. gen.: aís æccalsa (gl. sanctos) Wb. 9c7 . mac ecalsa a cleric Acall. 6771 . Brénaind cona macaib eccalsa, Moling § 9 . RC xiv 58 § 72 . iar ndol dia hurd ┐ dia macaibh eccailsi, AFM vi 1924.22 . ar esbuidh daoíne egluisi óa bhfuighdís béaloideas spioradalta, O'Dowley 99 y .

persa e. : cleric, clergyman: F., espucc Ratha B., ba hesidhe pearsa ecclaisi ro ba mo ainm...ina aimsir, AFM iii 470.16 . imat do mhiltibh persa eguilsi, Fl. Earls 186.30 . persa ar bioth eagailsi, Biocáire, no Minisdir oile, Statuid, pref. to Bk. of Comm. Prayer 1608 . cia as troma...persa eagluisi...ina tuata ?, Luc. Fid. 104.17 .

(2) in a more restricted sense, a local church or community of believers; a unit of ecclesiastical organization: ɔdidaccadar cach eclis (gl. ostendite in facie aeclesiarum) Wb. 16d6 . nách sain sollamain la hEgeptacdu ┐ la heclais in descirt uli, PH 6922 . orba gaibter o flaith no o eclais from a chief or from a church Laws iv 48.3 Comm. mad muilend tuathi...mad muilend ecalsa a church mill Ériu ii 204.20 . do ḟágaibh leagáide...ag eagailsibh prinnsiopálta Éireann, Keat. iii 3092 . an eaglais ba prinnsiopálta san ríoghacht, 308 . Esp. a monastery: seissir is cóir ind-ecluis, adon airchinnech ┐ seccnabaid, fer léighinn ocus coig, fer tecuisc ocus fer timthirechta, ZCP iv 234 . flaith ocus a ceile, eaclas ocus a manaig, Laws v 480.14 . ii 344.2 . fuidre flatha, daermanaig eclaise, iii 10.16 . manach eclaisi aile, v 432.13 Comm. e.¤ dalta a daughter-church or monastery (?) see Wortk. 212 (1919) . eagluis dalta included amongst communities from which the abbot may be elected, Laws iii 74.17 Comm. cf. 74.2 . e.¤ láin a monastery entitled to full honour-price: eaclas lain gach eclus uili otha eclas in da apsdal dec tiri Gaedel imach [no (add. H 3.18 )] in cathair adig. in eclas lain o bias epscop no fear legind ina hoirchindecht no o focolebus espoc no fer legind cuigi amuig atait .vii. cumala a n-eniclann a hoircindig, BB 341a45 = Laws v 54 .

(3) clergy: ite saernemead filead and .i. ecalsi, flatha, filidh, feine, Laws v 14.10 (with gl.: ecalsi .i. graid ecalasa). comhdháil uaisle is eagailse Éireann nobles and clergy Keat. iii 1219 . uaisle is eaglais Éireann, 5574 . ar a phríomhchomhairleacha, mar dobhí eaglais a thíre ...a ollamhain seanchais agus leighis, Maguires of F. § 14 .

(4) a cleric : cis lir filidh ro-seghadh coimhdhire fri flaith ┐ eagluis? 'how many poets attain the same honour-price as a lord and a churchman?', UR 46.1 . cach dán dogní aicdi flatha nó ecalsa 'every craftsman who manufactures articles for a lord or a churchman', Críth G. 1486 , Ériu lxvi 2 . cis lir fodlai for soíneimthib? ... a cethair - ecnae, eclais, flaith, fili; it é doírnemid dánae olchenae 'how many divisions are there of noble privileged ones? ... four, ecclesiastical scholar, churchman, lord, poet; the remaining craftsmen are base privileged ones', Ériu xl 8 § 1 .

(5) a church, a building for worship: arimbad and furruimtis a n-eclis, Ardm. 18b1 ( Thes. ii 242 ). dorónad eclais coem cumdachta ic Constantin do popul De, PH 480 . oc toraind ecailsi bicci, Trip. 88.17 . do coisecrad eclaise ┐ tempul, PH 254 . rofotaig cill ┐ eglais, BB 234b45 . Of the Tabernacle: co nderndtais doib eclais nglain | ocus ind arcc testemain, SR 4187 . 4213 . arali sacart...ro chumdaig ecluis o lecuib logmaraib .i. eccluis robui ina chill shrine (?) RC xx 428 . Cf. Keat. iii p. 106 . baile eguilsi a church town Fl. Earls 20.27 .