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1 engach adj o-ā noisy,vociferous(?): eanghach .i.
glorach no cainnteach, O'Cl. engach .i. en-guach .i. duine
55labar-guach, O'Mulc. 400 .enghach .i. bregach no cainntech,
O'C. 968 < H 3.18,416 .Aed Engach (.i. en fíachach .i.
en uisci noquod verius est.i. labar) ZCP xii 237z .aniar
ind odur engach(of the west wind) SR 72 .fri clainn
n-engaig nIacoib 4122 . 4718 .co túatha nAmmon n-engach
60 5578 .ialla ainble engacha | imriadat cech n-iath(of bird
flocks) 8125 .a hua engach Athemas(Saul to Michal)
6006 .cid ēige, a aithig engaig? ZCP viii 264.19 .fer
garb serb borb...engach anbal, Tec. Corm. § 28 .Héle
fáith...lestar lán cen áeb n-engaig | in Spírta... SR 7111 .
65 sluag étig engach, Met. Dinds. iii 20.259 .ág e. ¤ `a noisy
strife
' 404.11 .Cf. gasraid...āgmar engach, Cog. 160.7
(2 engach?).dodechaid Lochru co rosir ┐ co engach co
cosnam ┐ cestaib fri Patraic`noisily' Trip. 44.15 = Arch. iii
14.18 and Todd Lect. v 6.13 .cach flaith...ó Nín co Léo
5lemnach...ro rím co hengach ZCP x 271.3 (heanghach
v.l.).Cf. ba henghach (nō hecgach) ro thacair fria a
mathair LB 222b55 .ciarb engach, nirb imecal`innocent'
(i.e.=ennac) Fél. 238.10 . Assubst.: (a) babbler,
prater(?): is tú in t-engach Iacób(Isaac to Jacob)
10 SR 2876 . (b) noise,vociferation,gabbling(?): ferr éstecht
inda hengach ZCP iv 468 § 1 .Cf. enchacheandengaige.

2 engach adj o-ā: the meaning is not certain, but from
the contexts the most likely suggestion is: decoratedwith
piece-work (or patches, either joined together or laid on
15appliqué) so as to form stripes or a chequer or pattern;
this is suggested by the combination of epithets in CCath.
5312 (where allusion is no doubt to leather covering of
shield); then probably connected with2 eng (a),q.v.;cf.
also O'Dav. 1056 (quotedibid.):di sciathaib tuí tæbgela.
20┐ corcracondualcha ┐ engacha úanidi LL 235b45 = TTr.
1402 .trí scēith engacha co dtuágmhilaibh fiondruine
forra TBC 5536 St.sciath engach uaine, Acall. 1035 .
Fianaig. 88.6 . CCath. 4946 . 5312 . Duan. Ḟ. i 35.18 .scabal
engach, Fianaig. 84.29 .étach e. ¤ , Acall. 6995 .(na hétaigi)
25engacha idlaighi órdaighi aladbreca 3410 n. inar engach
órsnáithech, SG 268.13 .cotún síoda soinemhuil | ...
engach`a silk jerkin...gussetted' Rel. Celt. ii 260.37 .
Here perhaps:meirge righ Breatan... | srol reandach,
gorm is geal | co heangach arna amhladh`in folds dis-
30played
' MR 228.16 (the transl., however, refers rather to
3 engach). Hence also variegated ,eangach` pied,parti-
coloured,striped ' P. O'C. :cach slis seng, cach sliasat
gel | bid engach dub fo deired streaked (mottled) and livid
(? of corruption of body aḟter death) Arch. iii 239.22 .Of
35 land,countryside, perh. in ref. to thepatch-workeffect of
fieldsas seen from aneminence: céile an chláir eangaigh
iubraigh, Top. Poems 84.24 .san iaith eangaigh Ḟódla-so,
Ó Bruad. iii 78.20 . See Measgra D.,p. 250 .

3 engach adj o-ā grooved,undulating: eangach` impressed,
40 grooved ' P. O'C. :órengach `chased gold' Met. Dinds. iv
84.59 .Fig.:an táin mheidhreach...na gcúl ngleannach
n-eangach n-ómrach with undulating amber locks(of fair
women) Hackett xxvi 62 .

4 engach ? ind `eangach' gres gusmhar go rath, Met. Gl. ,
45 Eg. 21 .Cf.next.

5 engach n anet(?): painteár, dul, rib, eangach, Kirk =
Arch. iii 163.516 (éan a bpaintéar, Amos iii 5 ).Cf. eangach
úir-iaruinn`network of armour' O'Bruad. ii 136.6 . See
Measgra D.,p. 250 .

50 engaid v(1 eng) pursues,tracks: engais Gabran cléir
chachta | ...for slicht Lurgan, Met. Dinds. iii 158.17 .
engsat in muicc... | dar cach ndairbre 408.11 , hence
probably:eangsad [sic leg.] .i. dochuadar ar eing no ar
lorg, O'Cl. s.v. eang.

55 engaige n(1 engach) scurrility(?): fosdacht re feirg...
agas éisteacht re héangaidhe, agas taoi re tagra ML 100.23 .
Cf. enchache.

engbaid adj i fierce,cruel: romarb Cailte cona neim |
d'urchuir [sic] aindisc rop engbaid`by a fatal cast that was
60cruel
' Acall. 6947 .fertan Find...ba fert fir andiuid
engmaid 4027 . Probably =angbaid.

englaimm n n,n. thethreadin theshuttlein weav-
ing,woof: eanglaim .i. inneach, O'Cl. a p. englemen(gl.
licia), Thes. ii 47.20 ; 48.31 .Fig.:mochen a chlaidib
65Cherbaill! bat menic i mór-eṅglaim`oft hast thou been in
the great woof (of war)
' RC xx 9 § 1 .a p. atconnairc na
dairedha dluithi...do slegaibh os a cennaibh ┐ a n-englumma
aigh ┐ a[n-]innec[h] urbadha their woofs of battle and their
weft of bane
CCath. 5439 .