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éscaid adj i prompt,willing,alert,quick,eager;speedy,
swift (cf. esceth .i. nepscith, Corm. Y 521 .esced .i.
es[s]cith .i. ni scith ar aurlataid, O'Mulc. 435 ):am escid-
sea for atha FB 35 .laech alaind escaid TBC 5335 .
30 intí is laind ┐ is escaid, gresed in lesc( =alacer et impiger)
PH 5825 .laind ┐ escaid iar toil ┐ iar comairle a menman
4744 .athlum i n-imguin ┐ esgaid a n-eangnam, Fianaig.
76.11 .ní ba roescaid ar ná ba dáiscuir do not bustle too
much (be not over-officious
) Tec. Corm. 19.33 . IT i 214.10
35(roescid).oclaich escaidhe uretroma utmalla, CCath.
5371 .re sliasdaibh eich ésgaidh of a swift (or spirited?)
steed
IGT,Decl. ex. 1225 .for a ngabraibh escaidi,
D iv 2,57 [55]vb11 .le taidhlibh each n-ésguidhe IGT,
Decl. ex. 838 .dá mbeinn éasgaidh n-aigeanta`if my spirits
40were nimble
' Ir. Review 1913, 624 .ná bí éasgaidh ar
h'aimhleas, Dánta Gr.² 105.2 .eusgaidh fá na gcuid do
thabairt uatha, 1 Tim. vi 18 .grása le a ndiongnam toil
Dé coimhéusgaidh re hainglib nimhe, Parrthas Anma
125.5 = Luc. Fid. 77.4 .an rosg atá aneasgaigh | geárr
45ó budh easgaidh isi a short time since it was lively
Miscell. Celt. Soc. 340.19 .Adv.:dunad do gabáil co
hellom ┐ co héscaid TBC 431 .co laind ┐ co héscaid as
taburtha ind almsu PH 6030 .bidh co humal éscaid
indraic ,humble, willing, upright ZCP vi 272.16 .ergid
50a ogu...co hescaid MR 122.1 .do freccradar Goill go
soinnimh sair-ésccaidh é FM iii 232.1 .aithech...gebid
ar n-eich co escaid LL 207a4 = RC vii 296.114 . Duan. Ḟ. i
29.16 (hésgaidh).ní ro étadh anísin co héscaid`was not
readily got
' TTr.² 1443 .docuaidh...co prap, primescaid,
55 ZCP vi 45.15 .is é. ¤ lim I amready,eagerfor: nír escaidh
le B. in cuid rainic do féin do roinn re nech B. was loth to
share
Acall. 920 .ni rabusa lá nach budh éscaid lém labra
riut 7913 .aister ba ésgaidh linn a journey we took
readily
O'Gr. Cat. 352.25 .adhbhar béime don taoibh
60theas | éasgaidh libh é mar aighneas anything dishonouring
to the south you are ready to use as argument
Content. xvii
9 .na heirgead uaib d'innsaigid na himreasna acht cach aen
ris a héscaidh a hindsaighidh let none of you go...save such
as are eager to approach it
MR 126.8 .Compar.:nach éasga
65chríochnuigheas an reathaidhe a réim...ioná mar chríoch-
nuigheas an duine a bheatha, TSh. 7634 . Assuperl.:
robtar iatt...teachta robtar eallmha ésccaidhe dia erḟuagra
[sic leg.]the speediest messengers Hugh Roe 290.11 (f. 76b) .
Cf. dí laim escaide fri nem RC xv 491.4 , whereescaide
5seemspp.,the arms extended towards heaven(?).Cf.
eiscsiu. Further down we havedi laim fœna the arms
hanging down
.

éscaide adj io-iā(ésca) lunar: fris in da mí deacc æscaidi
lunar months Thes. ii 33.24 .forescaidi super-lunar 33.27 .
10 nephéscide moonless(gl.σκοτομήνη) Ml 29d14 .neph-
æscaidi(gl.inlumen) 30a5 .isindnephæscaidiu (gl.in
scotomene) 30a1 .lasin cet-adhnadh éscaidhe lunar kind-
ling
CCath. 2326 .neime escaidhe, sugha nofaisctis a
brechta druad-si asind escca lunar poisons 4134 .tar an
15mbliadain ésgaidhi(oppd. to:an b. griandaighi), O'Gr.
Cat. 306.4 .

éscaidecht n f.(éscaid) promptness,readiness,speed:
tuir catha ar calmadus, amhus ar éscaidhecht, CCath. 353 .
éasgaidheacht fhomóis prompt obedience TSh. 10852 .
20 suilbhire ┐ éusguidheacht san ccrábhadh, Parrth. Anma
241.15 = Luc. Fid. 155.11 .

escail (latevn.ofeiscid, Laws Gl.) leave,permission:
a escail do dul ar a cenn leave given him to go for it
(explaininguriasacht) Laws iii 254.13 Comm. dul ar cend
25sét cin escail do on fhir bes a aí aei, O'Dav. 108 .

escaín adj(neg. ofcaín) rough,unsmooth , assubst. the
rough, uneven side; esp. the inner surface of a wall, etc.:
fri Leth C. caín in tsléibe...is a hescaín fri Leth M., Met.
Dinds. iii 308.79 .re cneasdáoibh í Ch... | easgáoin a
30sgéith dhuinn go dlúith IGT,Introd. § 33 .da mbia...
eascaoín na gcluas ag ionntógh amach signigidbás,
23 K 42,166.2 .do chaoin uaighfidh re t'eascaoin(to
a castle), Measgra D. 56.132 .do-ní bás an corp greannach
no easgcaoin, TSh. 1266 .i nduine mhór easgcaoin 8972 .
35 labhraidh an saidhbhir go heasgcaoin 1271 .treasaidheacht
eascaoin rude assault Hackett xxv 3 .léinteacha eascaoine
PCT 103 .

escaine nlater alsoescaíne f. malediction,cursing:
escaine Hérenn, Lothra Ireland's curse, Lorrha(ref. to
40the curse pronounced on Tara by Ruadán of L.) Triads
20 .dom anacul...ar escuni, ar digail LL 360 left marg.
cach oen blaises, linaid fearg ┐ escaine fills with anger
and malediction
YBL 83a47 .tír na mallachtan ┐ na
hescaine, Todd Lect. vi 35.12 . Common with subj. gen.:
45 ullidu escaine Colmain the scar(?)of C.'s curse BColm.
76.6 .da ṡaoradh ar esguine Adamnáin, TFrag. 100.10 ;
102.3 .cocadh do ḟass...tre easgaine cleireach RC xviii 151 .
12 . Cog. 92.17 .tria esccaine Cholaim C. for Síol mB.,
FM vi 2104.2 . With obj. gen.:tre esguine a athar
50 through the curse pronounced on his father TFrag. 102.12 .
Asvn.:cliar rea n-esccuine cursing them BNnÉ 250.6 .
naeim da eascaine MR 232.19 .senad Adamnáin... | ac
escaine Irgalaig, Met. Dinds. i 20.88 .gan a clann
d'easguine not to curse her offspring TFrag. 102.9 .
55 (p)salm escaine maledictory psalm: gabais [Patraic]
salmu escaine foraib, Trip. 114.11 .o ragabsad in cuire
| salma arda esgaine YBL 173a41 = LL 149bz ( SG 70 ).
See Hib. Min. 44 ff .rosuidigestar A. ordd n-escoine
doaib .i. psalm cach laithe,etc.,a ritual of malediction
60 Cáin Ad. 32 .renda escaine points (pricks) of malediction
Laws v 12 y Comm. mar do ghrádhúigh sé easgaine agus
tigeadh si air, Ps. cix 17 .doní a ithiomraidh no a esgaoine,
Parrth. Anma 177.4 = Luc. Fid. 111.4 .eascaine`male-
diction
' sometimeseascaoine, P. O'C. Cf. escon.

65 escaínes n m. roughness,rudeness: drong chuireas
easgcaoineas ionnracais mar bhrat ar an mbioth-ghrádh
bhíos aca do Dhia, TSh. 8959 .