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? ecetach: ind amal rochualatar...eicethach (ecetachv.l.)
na n-onchon ina ndeghuidh, Anecd. ii 61.3 .Cf.preceding.

? ecg n(<ONegg, see RC xii 461 ; Bidrag 123 ) edge:
cressaigthe in fer in lágin sin, ingi ná tíagat a huirc ecgi
5(v.l.eicgi, eci) essi BDD 128 ( LU 95aw ), `its edge-eggs
(i.e.sparks as big as hen-eggs)almost come out of it,'
Meyer RC xii 461 .Cf. ec.

? ecgach: adj ba henghach (nóc written above n) aggarb
ro thacair fria a mathair LB 222bw . In RC xiii 506
10Meyer printsecgachand explains`sharp, lit.edged...A
derivative ofecg f. edge .'

ecguiste io-iā(pp.ofas-gúisi) wishedfor,desired:
g s n. indecguisti (gl.optati) Ml 65b2 .Compar. ecguistiu
(gl.optatiore) 90c7 .

15 ech n o,m. n s. int-ech , Met. Dinds. iii 454 .v s. aeich ,
TTebe 3494 .g s. indeich , Met. Dinds. iii 456 .eich FB 69
etc. eith IGT Decl. p. 115 n. 15 , 116 n. 19 . (g s. ech,
Aen. 446 etc.is probably only a spelling variant).d s. eoch
FB 31 . LL 47b10 .each YBL 8a4 .n p. indeich ZCP
20 viii 106.23 .indhich , Ériu vi 134.21 .naheich 135.49 .
TBC 1246 .eith, Lec. 376a15 , 22 = BR p. 74 , 76 .eochu
Lism. L. 562 .g p. ech Ml 16b12 . 43d1 . IT i 125.14
etc. a p. eochu TBC 1244 . FB 39 . (asn p. Lism. L. 562 ).
eocho TBC 1134 . TBC² 700. TTebe 1382 .eocha(v.l.
25 echu) Trip. 144.10 . ZCP viii 106.25 . TTebe 1083 etc.
echa, Triads 236 .d p. echaib TBC 1344 . Met. Dinds. iii
454 . eachaibh(: beathaidh) TD 25.25 .eochaiph BNnÉ
239 § 169 .a du. dáech FB 45 . ZCP viii 106.20 . See
IGT,Decl. § 171 .
30 Ahorse(incl.mare or gelding) genly. ofchariot or
saddle-horse,dist. fromcapall:iomad capall, beaccan
d'eachaibh FM iii 558.2 . The common use of thefem.
pron. withechin certain contexts implies that mares
were preferred for riding or driving; themasc.decl.
35of the word is however always retained.ainm fuasnada...
ech the name of a perturbation of horses(ref. tofremitus
= `neighing') Ml 16b12 .cēt n-ech srianach IT i 125.14 .
eich uaibhreacha TSh. 5963 .ni madriadsam ar n-echa
we had better never have tamed our steeds Triads 236 .
40 nach ech riadar isin domnach is ech tened bís hi ngabul
a marcaig a n-iffirn, Ériu ii 194 .in t-ech boi fona carpat
RC xii 346.24 .na dá ech filet fón charput FB 45 .léic
na eocho ar férgeilt TBC 1134 .ar eoch ard on a high
steed
RC xx 10 § 7 = LL 47b10 .ic dul ar a ech mounting
45his horse
Cog. 144.15 .dochuaidh ar a each ar fud sráide
an longphuirt rode his horse Keat. iii 3128 .do ling...ar a
each 3227 .éirghidh ar bhar n-eachaibh 3228 .each fae
a horse under him Laws ii 154.18 Comm. LL 303a31 .
má tá...gur chuiris srian | rem each... | cia an neach dar
50dolta ar a druim | dá socra each gan udhuim, Timthire
1917 VII iii43 .eich dá ngníomh`exercising of
steeds
' TD 11.20 .eich...ag dol i gcoimhling 11.12 .
muilenn im-tai ech, O'Mulc. 816 . Interchanging with
gerrán:fúacrais Ercoil comlond dó féin ┐ dá eoch
55forro...marbais gerran Ercoil ech Loegairi FB 69 .indara
hech ..ocus sē lugaid...in t-ech aile ocus sé casmongach
TBC² 1975 . Withfem.pron.:tainic each Colmáin...go
M...┐ do chuir fona carpat féin í BNnÉ 239 § 69 .is
isi an t-ech oirdherc B iv 2,95a = O'Gr. Cat. 488 .ba
60suaichnich am egcosc inn eich sin .i. gabair gormglasa...is
cuma conriadad si muir ┐ tir, TTebe 2282 .co tuiced int
ech a n-ebairt-sium ria ┐ ro an ris ┐ dochuaid-sium fuirri
3498 .D. do mharbhadh dia eoch fein ag cor crú fuirre
FM iv 900.8 .
65Attrib.gen.:tánaeich LL 295b35 = SG 361.24 .
In O'Dav. 501 the correct reading is probably:in cullach
eich(as in F)thestallion ,cf.the compd.ech-cullach
below.
Defined by follg. adj. or gen. subst.:ech aige`a race (?)-
5 horse' (i.e.for chariot-racing?) Laws v 406.6 .luaithe ech
aighe nemmedon mīs míthime .i. comluath é ┐ int ech
innṡaighther isin aenach a mī medhonach int samraid,
Anecd. v 25. 7 .cf. ech fri aige, dam fri har, Laws i 122.10 .
e. ¤ bagáiste baggage-horse: dona hechaibh bagaisde, Rel.
10Celt. ii 198 (Bk. of Clan R.).e. ¤ anríata anunbroken
horse : LL 302a22 .e. ¤ bretnach aBritish(Welsh)
horse: ór derg tuarastul in trír | ra taeb ech mbretnach
mblathmín LL 49b6 .in t-ech bretnach(sufficient
ransom for a life), Laws v 438.8 Comm. (cf. 220.22 ).
15 Aisl. MC 45.16 . AU 1029 = FM ii 818 . —e. ¤ buada
awinning horse: is ech buada dar mag reid | fer ad-
cosnaid flaith Dé máir LL 284b42 .conacatar marcach for
each mbuadha RC x 62 z . Lism. L. 2090 .—e. ¤ crannda
wooden horse: i mbroind in ech cranda Aen. 446 .
20 e. ¤ díla a charger(?) seedíl.e. ¤ gerr`gelding' BColmáin
88.9 ; 90.16 .e. ¤ imchair a saddle-horse, riding-horse:
m'each iomchuir ag triall ré tal | dob ionchuir srian dá
seoladh(sic leg.) Timthire 1917, VII iii 43 . Contrasted with
e. ¤ díla:an t-each díola nach díol damh | 's an t-each iomchair
25gan iomchar(sic leg.) Tribes of Irel. 48 .e. ¤ immrimme
`a riding steed' Laws iv 308.22 (opp. tocapul fognuma) ii
160.19 .Cf. i n-imrim do eich .i. sliastai, i 168.11 .each
fae i n-aimsir imrime ii 154.18 .e. ¤ riata a broken-in or
trained horse
FB 31 ..l. each riata la C. fri har ┐
30trebad in talman, Fél. Oeng.¹ lxi (Mar. 5) tri heich duba
daigriata, Lec. 378da 22 = BR 160 .Cf. riagh éineich san
bfaithchi, one of the services which Lugh offers to perform
at Tara, Ridgeway Essays 326 § 32 , see note.e. ¤ sliasta
riding-horse Laws iv 322.8 . i 168.11 .e. ¤ uisci awater-
35horse(agoblin): ech usci robói isind loch, Triads 236 .
RC xii 346 , 348 .e. ¤ uiscide:eich uscide, Alex. 679 (usci
BB) crocodiles(?).
COMPDS. ech-adba?in carbad fuil i n-eachadhba-
dhaib na n-ech sin ZCP viii 549.29 (= TBC 1815 v.l.).
40 ¤ adbul mighty in horses:i nhErind hechadbail ZCP
viii 270.12 .
¤ ba: seeechba.
¤ bachlach horse-boy,groom(?): n p.;nícon bia acht
eachbachlaich uait(a malediction), Ériu viii 157.33 .
45 ¤ bán whiteofsteeds, having white steeds: cétrí Herenn
echbáne LL 127a39 (= MacCarthy 150 ).
¤ bél horse-mouth,horse-lipped , asnpr.or epithet:
Echbēl mac Dedad, ScM 7 .Echde Echbél ZCP ix 191.1
(= Ériu ii 32 ).co Eochu Echbél RC xxvi 8 = LL 186a13 .
50 cland Echach Echbeóil LL 138a37 (see Thurn., Ir. Held.
443 ). Dinds. 53 .Erge Echbél ZCP viii 326.5 .
¤ cenn: horse-headed: Eochaid Eachcend BB 44b31 .
¤ cullach stallion: im echccullach for eochu .i. i
naimsir echmarta, Laws i 144.4 .
55 ¤ cummascda centaur,horse-mongrel: popul tora-
thardha na Centauri ┐. na nEchcumusccda .i. each ┐ duine
a cummascc aenpersainne inntip, CCath. 3839 (possiblyna
n-ech c., and not a compd.).
¤ dian ofswift steeds: g s m. m. Ailill echdéin RC
60 xx 140 .
? ¤ díle?bíastai granni dracondai cucund dofutitis |
tréna a n-amainsi echdíli cíadcutís LU 114b17 (Siaburch.
om. Anecd. iii 54 - 5 ).
¤ dillat horsecloth: marcach for each...eachdillat maith
65cumtachta foa suidhiu RC x 62 z .eochdillat, Aen. 2112 .
¤ flesc rod,horsewhip (cf. 1 echlasc):dobert béim dind
echfleisc dó SC 8 .ech a cengal die echfleisc RC xiii 7.14 .
pn ¤ lúath mountedon, orpossessing swift steeds:as
epithet:Conall Echlúath, Cóir Anm. 163 . Rawl. 145d38 .
5 ¤ mairc: seethres.
¤ mairt covering a mare:doluid [in cullach]...co mbói
eter scuru Enna Aignig do saigid echmarta, Dinds. 107 .i
n-aimsir echmarta, Laws i 144.5 Comm.
¤ míne tamenessofsteeds: rob iarla co n-echmine
10 possessing tame steeds(?) BB 59a6 .
¤ mór greatinsteeds, rich in steeds: flathius Mael
Sechnaill echmóir, Arch. Hib. ii 85 § 46 = LL 185a49 .
¤ réid: seeeichréid.
¤ rúathar:aimsir echruathair(one of the seasons in
15which roads are cleansed), Corm. Y 1082 ; asnpr. m.:
Echrúathar BDD 117 .
¤ semmara plant name,horse-clover: maculta treis-
folium(maculatum trifolium?) .i. in eachṡemar RC ix 237 .
echṡemmar LB 101 m. inf.corona regia .i. an eachṡeamar
20 23 K 42,415 = Academy 1896, 406b .
¤ srian bridle: coīcait n-echsrian ZCP viii 310.22 .
Laws iv 326.11 , 328.9 .
¤ tháid horse-thief: ní ria a enech...ar echu echthadat
he shall not sell his honour for the steeds of a horse-thief
25 ZCP xi 86 § 43 .co luga echthádat, Tec. Cor. § 27.15 .
im loingsechaibh ┐ im echtadait ┐ im macu tiri, Laws i
160.2 Comm. echtaitiu(a p.) iii 22.18 Comm. ecthaighe,
ii 270.5 Comm.
¤ thress ahorse-contest,horse-race: tucait...dá ech...
30i n-ech-thress curad, Met. Dinds. iv 126 .bla each echtres
....i. slan dona hechaib in tres echda doniat eturru budein
`horse-fight' Laws iii 294.15 .co ndernad óenuch ┐
echtressa leo ann IT i 128.15 (corresp. to:ic gním
óenaig ech-thressa, Met. Dinds. iii 350 ).oegidacht Úa
35nDrona de | ocus ech-thress Ossairge(proverbial expres-
sions?), Met. Dinds. iii 22 . Dinds. 18 .echtres Ratha
Line BB 268a24 (=echrais BR 22 ).Cf. echtres .i.
echmairc, O'Dav. 805 .