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elitronta n the name of a plant: diptannus pulegium
martis.i. da ainm in elitronta RC ix 231 (= dittany
origanum dictamnus?).Cf. diptamus, pulegium mertus .i.
an litronta 23 K 42,422 .

5 ell,ella n(a)aflush, a suddenemotion, arushof feeling
freq. ine. ¤ condalbe,e. ¤ (m)báide, used generally of an
emotion experienced on seeing one's kin in danger. (a)
tanic ell condailbi im Ultaib dó a flush of affection for his
kin of Ulster
TBC 468 .tánic a ell chondailbi fair 2964
10(=tainic ell mbáidheetcondailbe dhó, St).dosuicfe uile
ell condolba oc aiscin in maic isind nith TBC² 3378 . RC
xiii 444.16 .arrangab ell chondailbe RC xiii 458.18 =
SG 316.38 .do eirigh ell baidhe ann TBC p. 899 n. 1 .
eill nári`a feeling of shame' MU 34.20 = LL 267a20 .
15(b)ro eirigh ealla bagha ann TBC 399 n. 10 .tanic ealla
aithrechuis dó im a nderna`a fit of repentance for what he
had done
' Celt. Rev. ii 212 .pl.(?),geubdaid ella aith-
reachuis ITS v 168.19 .i richt meic sheacht mbliadan
...co ndenaind ella baide imme, B.Molling 39 .Cf. ris atbert
20a bhuime...tré ealla buidhe Baoísgne, Duan. Ḟ. i 25.6 .
Cf. corbar clochthige os chella | nírap ella aislinge RC
xiii 114.8 = SG 388.31 (`may all this not be a mere fit of
dreaming
' ii 423 ).
(b)ablush: ell n-ailgen issindara hoil dó... .i. frecra mín
25munterda indara fecht an expression of gentleness(?)in one
cheek
MU 36.27 = LL 267b9 .
(c)a suddenpangorpain (probably this is the earliest
sense); generally inpl.,ofpainsoftravail: tancatar bressa
brighi ┐ ella da hindsaighid ┐ rucustar gein meic, Acall. 543 .
30 tangadar breasa briogha ┐ ella idhna (alla idhanv.l.) dá
hionnsaidhe, Ériu v 80.28 .ella idan YBL 180b20 .alla
idhan RC xiv 28 § 5. BNnÉ 126.1 .

2 ell,eill nthe original meaning of the word is doubtful;
cf. ell didiu .i. intus, O'Mulc. 376 . It usually has the sense of
35 opportunity,vantage: ell for Fhionn .i. greim no baoghal
ar Fhionn, O'Cl. (cf. Dinds. 49 cited below).boisium for
eill Fhinn he `was lying in wait for F.' RC xiv 242.18 .
dus an ttairsittis eill ngabhala for A. an opportunity of
seizing upon A.
Hugh Roe² 3.10 (f.1b) .batar...i
40forbhaisi isin dúnadh dus an ttairsitis eill na criche ass, Hugh
Roe 176.9 (f.47b) . Freq. in phr.gaibid ¤ ,fo-gaib e. ¤ (with
gen. or prep. of object)takesadvantageof,overcomes: teilgc
cenn meic Bachairi 'mach | ni gébthar ell na cathrach
SR 6980 .nert Dé lend | arná ragbaither ar nell LL
45 308b8 = SG 389.25 .ní raghba ar n-eill | demon, Arch. iii
231.15 .mairg ríg...gebas eill mo naím LU 119b8 . Buile Ṡ.
74.26 .cidh 'mo ngeibhe mh' eill 72.10 .gonaidh,
marbaidh, airligidh | gabhaid uile a eill (: beinn) 68.6 .
meicc beca ni geibtis eill | do M. had no chance against
50M.
ZCP viii 217.26 .rogab eill dona Mirmedóndaib sech
cách, TTr.² 1513 .imraidi C. modh nod-gabad eill for Find,
Dinds. 49 (cf. O'Cl. cited above).ni ḟuair nechtarde eill
for a cheile`neither of them prevailed over the other' RC
iii 184.29 = LL 122b9 .fuarattar ell forsna coimh-
55édaighib...go ro bhensat a ngeimhle dhíobh FM vi 1912
w .fuair an Iustis ell ┐ elang a fforcoimett Uí Neill...co
ndeachaidh treimhit gan troit 2224.10 .Cf. ni ellastar clóen-
chleir .i....ba gabail ella lasin n-uasal bith ic inblegon
creitmi forna cleḟeraib RC xx 272.6 .don abaill imar
60gabustair Eba éill, no imar gabustair eill Eba, Laws i 54.5
Comm. (cf. Corm. Y 1272 ).co héill fir célide .i. cuirm,
Aisl. MC 99.21 .

3 ell n troop,flock: ell no iall .i. ealta d'énaibh no do
dháoinibh, O'Cl. ; here also perhaps:ell .i. cath, O'Cl. This
65may be the word in the following instances:úair
dosfuargaib, rígda ell | co sluagaib Hierusalem a kingly
host
(?) SR 6677 .Fergal na n-airech n-ell 2357 .cnáifed
dia álaig óg n-ell | slóg sádail na senÉrend would have
wasted all the flocks
(?)of the peoples of ancient Ireland
5 Met. Dinds. ii 62.11 .Cf.also iii 48.1 . Trip. 252.21 . SR
1129. 3915 .ficella vigilia, nó feiccell .i. ell feig, O'Mulc.
535 .nirb fand fri glan-ella gluind were not weak before
troops of prowess
(?) LL 146a14 = ZCP xii 377 § 8 .