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1 imrind (a)n objecthavingmany points: trī coecait fer n-i. ¤
dō, dā gae for cach crunn leu, TBC² 2895. dáiní conígí a
n-imlind on imlendaibh sis arsein i. ¤ bís ara cosaibh(of the
70descendants of Ham), BB 8a19 .na himir imrindi form,
IT ii2244.37 .
(b)apromontory,headland: ainm dí Libia on gáeith
grind | na da-sitlend co himrinn`its name of Libia [comes]
from the pleasant brook which trickles to the headland
,' Proc.
75RIA 1879-1888, p. 238.11 v.l.= LL 135b48 .
(c)Seems to be used here of anabstract quality: Aedh
Donn mac Ferghusa Finn | ri Uladh gusan imrinn of great
keenness
? Acall. 1049.
(d) Used attrib. (indeclinable) : as a personal epithet :
80 rosiacht Aicil i. ¤ ilcrechtnaigte i mbeataid docum na scor
transfixed with pointed objects?, BB 439b30 .Dál nAraide
nuasal n-i. ¤ very keen?, Arch. Hib. i 361.7 .la fíanlaech
nuabrech n-i. ¤ , LL 276b14 .os cind Conain Find | in errid
alaind i. ¤ `of the beautiful battle-dress,' MR 78.6 . Of an object :
85 tricha cēt carpat nimrinn`chariots armed with two scythes'
(Plummer MS. notes), TBC² 337. deich céd ... slegh n-
imrinn ffoda with points on all sides, Ériu viii 136.7 .rechmi
cath n-i. ¤ n-imda n-imamnas, LU 3423. forácaib in n-ag
n-i. ¤ , LL 376a42 .Of a placepromontoried? : genfid i
n-inis iar nglind | rofestar Ériu i. ¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 304.28 .
5 céin mharus Ériu i. ¤ , ZCP xii 391.19 .go hEamain i. ¤ (B.
na f.), ZCP v 488 § 8.
Asadv. ath fostada Féinde Finn | adér rib coháith-
imrind , Acall. 4980.

2 imrind n metrical termthe linking of the long lines(of a stanza)
10 by rhyme , Thurn., IT iii 137.25 . Enters as a component
into the names of various metres :emain i. ¤ (the metre
of thecanopoet), Laws v 66.18 Comm. See also O'Dav.
1073 , O'Mulc. 537 , and for exx. of the metre IT iii 68 § 8 ,
Todd Lect. iii 122 § f .debide imrind, IT iii 67 § 6. Todd
15Lect. iii 122 § e .
cate defir etir debidi i. ¤ ┐ emain i. ¤ a i. ¤ do emnad, conid
coimdes a cumasc fri cechtar na da randaigecht, IT iii
68 § 8. (cf. 148 , 163 ).is í seo ind emain i. ¤ (of a stanza
72+73in which the separate couplets havedeibiderime
20while a-c, b-d haverannaigeachtrime),ib. is aire is deibide
í. ¤ mor, uair is dí ḟasas eamuin imceand i. ¤ ; ┐ ni fasann do
debide ele acht eamain i. ¤ nama, 69 § 11. debide n-i. ¤ fota,
17 § 44. debide n-i. ¤ gairid, 17 § 45. anair i. ¤ scailti, 101 §
180 .laíd i. ¤ , 35 § 17. laíd imrinn .i. iarsan ní emnaighther
25gach focal di rinn .i. laíd imrinn annso do rigne Amargin
glungel file, no is emhain imrinn iar foirinn aile, O'D. 1204
(< H 2. 15,p. 82, col. 1 ).in i. ¤ bera re seachta(name of a
metre ?), Auraic. 3713.

imrinde adj io, iā, (1 imrind) having many points,sharp: luid
30Conchobar ... trichu cét carpdech n-imrindi (n-imrindv.l.)
co hÁth n-Irmidi with 3,000 charioteers bristling with
spears
, TBC 4943. amail in cuaili nimrindi, Laws iii 176.x
Comm. da sleigh aithi imrindi, Aen. 1956.
? To this :ferait a lúadain imbi | uissi áilli imrinni,
35 Liad. and Cuir. 14.23 .

imrith n arunning round: imnasc ocus i. ¤ ocus imtim-
chellad na curad ar a ceile, MR 256.10 .

imról n(imb-ro-ól)o, [n.] a great draught; fig.abundance:
ibid i. ¤ di suidiu, Wb. 22c7 .assibsem imróol di rath in
40spirito nóib, 12a17 .dalais fiadaib ..., cen nach n-imrol,
lind saer somblas, Anecd. i 61 § 94. rodāl foraibh Crīst
... imrōl tocaidh ocus ordan, Arch. iii 298 § 64. findṡruth
arggait, drepa óir | taircet fáilti cech imróill`afford a
welcome with all abundance
,' Im. Brain § 40.

45 imroll n o,n.laterā,f. (a) a badly-aimed shot or cast,a miss
(of one's aim) : dosléci Cú Chulaind cloich foraib, focairt i. ¤
`he missed his mark,' SC² § 7 ( LU 3279 ).niro la i. ¤ mo
urchur cussindíu`my shot has not missed its mark till to-day,'
ib.( 3281 ).no chuired na trí cóicait liathróit sin poll can i. ¤ ,
50 TBC 976. ni rotheilc i. ¤ riam, Anecd. i 6.2 .irchora cen
imrolla, Ériu i 116 § 6. glac cen i. ¤ im gním nga`unerring
hand in use of spears
,' Met. Dinds. iii 460.7 .Lugaid Láigde
... cor cen i. ¤ `unerring marksman,' iv 216.10 .ni deachaid
slegh imroill dib`none of the spears went astray,' CCath.
55 3626. fóceird urchur n-amarais forra araidhe an imrall
dorala airm a mbí Arg`he hurled a doubtful cast upon them,
howbeit the random shot lit on the place where Argus was
,'
2190 .urchur n-imroill (d'i. ¤ ) afalse shot, amiss: ní dechaid
urchur n-imruill dib secha, TBC 2951. cona dibhraictis
60urcor n-imroill isin cath, CCath. 5673. tuc soighdi cumd-
achta do do na tabartha urchur n-imruille itir, TTebe
3760 .gae ... do na tabair urchur d'imroll (v.l.n-imruill,
Eg.), 2697 .
(b)In more general sensestraying,error,mistake: iomroll
65.i. seachrán, O'Cl.dobretha cor n-imruill fo thuaid ┐ fo
dess dona sluagaib he let the hosts go a wrong way, TBC
469. cia focerdtar i. ¤ aidci in usci for tenid`for though by
mistake at night they are put into water on a fire
,' Fél. 228.27
(=in imrosc aidchi, Todd Nenn. 216.13 ).ic á cáinead a
70muintire ro marbsat a n-imrull, Acall. 7872. Linne mac
Ligne ... do mharb Oscar i n-i. ¤ , SG 117.27 .ni cluinnfedh
... sionnsa sóighde ... nach dénadh cromadh cinn no iomrall
aisdir`that he would not bend his head or swerve aside from
his path (?
),' Rel. Celt. ii 186.40 .a chaillech an mhuilinn
75thall | cid duit mo chor ar imrall ?, Buile Ṡ. § 38 .comba
lór do tochur neich for iomroll ┐ ainéol an dluimhchéo diadh,
Hugh Roe 50.2 .sgél n-iomruill`a random tale wide of the
mark
,' O'Gr. Cat. 400.11. do Thadhg an eoluis iomruill
`...of the vague loose learning,' Content. xxv 11. duit as
80léir mo leas is m'aimhleas | eadráin m'iomruill uaim ar
th'iocht, DDána 33 § 2. go gcríochnaighear gan céim
n-iomruill | oilithre ghearr glinn na ndeor, Aithd.D. 73 § 18.
cen i. ¤ without mistake common in chevilles :fil mor n-adba
cen i. ¤ , SR 638. Serápen iohannes oll | ainm dessi díb, cen
85i. ¤ , Fél.² cxxix 37. am seanchaid ... deich cét blíadna cen i. ¤ ,
Ériu iv 152.2 .