Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchassal or

n [o, m.] (1 imm- + ? cassal, see Contrib. s.v. casal) a cover, coating ?: ethar bec beochlaide ... cona immchassal gered, `with its coating of tallow,' Aisl. MC 85.10 . imchosail cecha hindile do aradhaib (referring to some inferior portion of the carcase of an animal), Ériu iv 124.24 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchassda or

Forms: imchassda

adj twisted?: tealgud arm imchassda madcomfearg, IT iii 105 § 209.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchéimnigid or

Forms: imchemnigfes, imchéimnigud

v g denom. replacing older imm-cing, walks about, moves around: fut. s. 3 rel. in cech dú imchemnigfes iter doinib i-fus, PH 4294. Vn. imchéimnigud.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchéimnigud or

n u, m. vn. of imchéimnigid. Occurs only in Laws Comm. and glosses imchim q.v. act of walking around, evading, avoiding; evasion: (very frequent in the phrase treise imchéimnigthe `three days of walking round,' the grace of three days allowed to the debtor between the night in which his creditor fasts on him and the seizure consequent on his non-compliance with the creditor's demands, Thurn., ZCP xv 268 ). treisi imcheimnighthi `three days' grace,' Laws i 82.5 Comm. inann in treise eimceimnigthi ocus in treise iardaige, 18 Comm. treise déc do tar crich .i. dechmadh apaidh ocus treisi imcéimnigthi, 28 Comm. imcim flatha beiris gu-breath .i. eimceimniud troisce na flatha beiris bretha gua for a ceile `deserting from the fasting of a chieftain' (?), v 178.20 Comm. eimceimniuga apuid ┐ troisce `evasion of notice and fasting,' 178. y Comm. im imchim aitiri righ ro fertha .i. imcheimniugud no in elodh aitiris do lecan ..., O'Dav. 1115. See imchim.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchéin or

x see imchían.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchéine or

n , f. (imchían) a great distance, a distant place; a long period of time: imcene criche, Laws v 412 n. co ras-taffind i n-imcéini ... ón chathraig, TTr. 1983. as lor lem a fhad ┐ a imchéine ataim ag cruinniuccadh chaire, BNnÉ 231.37 . a fhod ┐ a imcheine do dheachaidh i ttír E., FM vi 2258.6 . In abstract sense: fios imchéine fhírinne ┐ fhalsachda ua chéile, Imit. 301.3 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imcheist or

Forms: imchesti

n i, f. (3 imm- + ceist) argument, contention ; `per- plexity,' O'R.: pl. imchesti gl. contentiones, Wb. 29b8 . imchesti anfoirbthi gl. oppossitiones falsi nominis scientiae, 29c11 . ? To this: consboid sgolardha ... idir na doctuiribh catolice fein, ag nach bhfuil imcheacht (leg. imcheast ?) ar chreidemh, Luc. Fid. 183.22 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchellacht or

Forms: himchellacht, himcellacht

n ā, f. lit. a going round (i.e. in order to ensnare) ? `craft (?)' : a s. fri himchellacht nidlachtae `against craft (?) of idolatry,' Thes. ii 357.7 (= himcellacht , Trip.² 3201 ).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchenda or

Forms: immchenda

adj io, iā (imchenn) double-headed: immchenda gl. anceps, Sg. 14b3 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchengal or

n o, m. Used as vn. : a chorōin derg-ōir ier n-a himchengal do dēmont ┐ do c[h]lochaibh uaissle studded with diamonds, Fl. Earls 172.28 .


Cite this: eDIL s.v. imchenn or

adj double-headed : in beist imamnas imchenn (of the devil), SR 1130. la dá natraig imchenna, LU 3748 ( SC § 34 ). See nathair.

Applied to a metre in which the rhymes are doubled : eamain ímceand imrind, IT iii 69 § 11 = e. imchend i.¤ , 144 n. See Éigse xxiv 37-39 .