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imthecht n ā,f. vn.ofimm-tét. (imtheacht imdheacht m.
IGT Decl. § 24 ). (a) in intrans. sensethe act ofgoing about,
journeying,proceeding,going: do i. ¤ foirib, a doirsea
`to pass over you, ye doors,' Ml. 46a14 .snimach saethrach,
60bec a nert | a oenur ic sírimthecht, SR 3748. fecht do
Patraic oc i. ¤ i mmaigib Maicc Ercae, Trip.² 1404 .ri gaibis
cu oc i. ¤ aenar`setting off alone,' Laws v 172.18 .ro-batar
oc imdecht i n-Ierusalem`going about in J.', PH 3675.
oc imdecht imalle re chommilethaib`marching with his
65comrades
,' RC ii 388.7 .ag i. ¤ LE going away with,making
offwith: ag imdhecht leis na crechuibh making off with
the spoils
, Rel. Celt. ii 196.23 .ag i. ¤ FOR (AR) happening to:
cred ba ciall dona hairghenaibh sin do condcatar fen oc
imtecht air`happening to him,' BCC 404.8 .
70(b) In trans. sense, traversing: fofúair ann fer ... | ic
i. ¤ a chonaire, SR 3092. atconnarc gillu glána | oc i. ¤ ind
ḟiddromma, LU 3768. fecht do Moling ic i. ¤ Luachra Degad,
Fél. 150 § 17. do condaic dreimire o talmain co nemh ┐
é ga imtecht`and he departing thereby,' BCC 418.27 .da
75luing bhíos ag imtheacht an mhara, TSh. 103. fer do grís
an t-áth gá i. ¤ `a man who has heated the ford by his passage,'
Studies 1920, 418.71 .
(c) evading,transgressing: oc mīdēnam .i. ic i. ¤ cāna
domnaig`bei der Umgehung des Sonntagsgesetzes,' ZCP xv
80327 § 19. ōenfiadu indraic at-chí diis no triar ic imtecht
cāna domnaig,ib.
(d)awandering, acourse,journey,departure: bad soch-
rud ar n-i. ¤ `let our going be decent,' Wb. 6a30 .fri imthect
`for marching,' 12c46 .i. ¤ slebe`wandering on the mountain,'
85 Thes. ii 293.7 ( SP i).is i. ¤ doib ┐ a coibche leo`they go
away
(i.e. leave their husbands),' Laws v 202.z Comm. ra
iarfacht ... cid dobretha i. ¤ fair ┐ cid ma tanic`what had
caused his journey
,' TBC 101. imtheacht samuisci tre
cheo`the wandering of a heifer...,' 4478 .aes n-imthechta
no tastil sliged travellers , 148 .gebid ... a ḟiallgud ...n-im-
5thechta immi he puts on his travelling clothes, 967 .t'i. ¤
seochainni co se | ní acend acht sídaige, LU 3991. imdecht
do neoch tar crích a tíre sechtar`journeying by anyone,'
Ériu ii 202.2 .sé hernaile saorus fer n-imtechta ar tigh-
radus na n-innile passer-by , O'D. 888 (< H 3. 17,col. 637 ).
10 na tairmiscid ... mo shet ┐ m'imtecht, PH 1897. do gabh
Eōgan lāmh ar imt[h]echt assin innsi, ML² 454. teccaim
gaeth rothren anaghaidh a himtechta against its course
(of a ship), CCath. 4614. an úair thug Día ormsa imtheacht
romham ó thigh m'athar, Gen. xx 13. is é modh ar a bhféad-
15faim-ne ... imtheacht san slighidh chóir, TSh. 10555. co-
mharrtha ... ag nach bhfuil imeacht ona naduir fein depar-
ture
(i.e.deviation) from its own nature, Luc. Fid. 239.5 .
luidh reimhe ina uidhedhaibh imtheachta`he proceeded by
regular marches
,' FM v 1740.12 .Imteact diall isin ceapaigh
20(name of a metre), IT iii 100 § 178. Imtheacht na Trom-
dhaimhe(name of a tale), Tromd. Guaire vii 23.
Used as obj. of certain vbs.gaibid i. ¤ departs: rogab
hi. ¤ she departed, SR 1898. do-gní i. ¤ :dena immdecht
` be off ,' PH 423. dénaidhsi i. ¤ ... do dhénamh bhar bhfogh-
25luma ar fedh an domhain, Comp. Con C. 72.25 .léicid i. ¤ do
frees,dismisses: do leicc imthecht do Gallaib Laigen`he dis-
missed the Leinster Galls
,' Ann. Conn. 1225 § 16. léig im-
theacht don fhuaráinsin` set free ,' Studies 1919, 611 § 1 .
téit i. ¤ : tiagait ass iaram imdechtai imciana coriachtutar
30in dithreb, LB 119b51 .tríallaid i. ¤ :triallais imdiucht
isin gaimred he attempted to set out, Ériu vii 197.19 .
(e)(esp. inpl.)adventures,exploits,doings,experience;
news,tidings: ni fetar-sa mo imthechta`I know not my
goings
,' Wb. 28c10 .nintha do i. ¤ liumm, RC xiii 222.20 .
35 ro innis a imthechta do Béoan, LU 2968. adfíadat iarom
a n-imtechta ┐ a scéla do Choncobur, LU 8937. acht co
marat m'airscéla ┐ m'imthechta dimm esi, TBC 1113.
indistir dūn nī do imtheachtaib ┐ do airscēlaib in c[h]eneúil,
TBC² 329. ni fulngat ... tódernuma na piana na imtechta fo
40bith ar ni bit cinaid foraib(of the transmigration of souls),
Alex. 842. adfet dóib imthechta in rig, Laws i 72.24 Comm.
ara n-indissed di diúiti a imthechta`that he should tell her
the simple truth of his adventures
,' Im. Brain 56.8 .ro-
íarfaig Finnén de imthechta Hérenn .i. aní forcoemnacair
45inti ó amsir Partholóin, ii 286.6 .an sgéal léaghthar i n-im-
theachtaibh Shéarlais Mhóir, TSh. 5205. ro gab a herrad
imtechtæ ┐ ammaitechta impi(of magic feats), CCath.
4116.
(f) departure by death,decease: intan rocloither imtecht
50daini`when thou hearest of a man's decease,' Mon. Tall.
136.15 .tug an imtheacht tinnteach is tóirneach, Keat.
Poems 144.
(g) pace,walk,going on foot, power ofwalking: bá miniu
┐ bá lúathiu a n-imtecht, LU 8255. roluath laissin caillig
55a i. ¤ sum, Fél. 150 § 17. nir ḟet marcachus na himdecht do
dénam she could neither ride nor walk, Todd Lect. vi 40.11 .
do-rat Isu ... imtecht do na baccachaib, PH 4533. cos
cín ímteacht iar fuined, ZCP xiii 278.12 .
(h) extent,scope: do réir imtheachta nó réime aitheantadh
60Dé, Donlevy 320.18 .
(i) Folld. by prep.AR imitation?: do ní Eoin imtheacht
mar sain | ar inntleacht an Eoin iodhain`Eoin doth strive to
imitate the character
,' Arch. Hib. i 91 § xix .

imthechta verb. necess.ofimm-tét. able to be traversed,
65 passable: cuisne mór ocus siocc gurb imdecda prim locha
... Erenn, CS 154.3 .

imthechtach adj o, ā(imthecht) wandering,moving: Étáin
imtechtach imnedhach, ZCP v 524.22 .ar gach luing luait[h]-
imthechtaig, ML² 654. sdíoma bruit h'eich imtheachduigh,
70 IGT Decl. ex. 121.

imthechtaid n atraveller?: lasin cingid .i. lasin cuindid
no lasin imtechtaid, Fél.² cxl gl. 13 .

imtheclamad n(2 imm+teclamad,q.v.)the act ofassembling,
collectingtogether (trans.): roga duit ... a n-imtheclamad
75no a n-imscothad ... dogén a n-imtheclamad, TBC 1406.

imtheilgid xseeimm-telci.

imthel xsee1 imdell.

imthelcud n u,m. vn.ofimm-telci. Alsoimthelgun, seeII (b). I
(a)act ofcasting,throwing,hurling: do dítin ardríg
80ar imthelgud arm, TTr. 1674. cona n-uile aidhmibh imtheil-
ccthe, FM vi 2126.20 .
(b) Used of the weapons cast, casting-weapons: raléic
cach arachéile frassa tiuga ... d'immétrommaib a n-arm ┐
d'ilchenélaib a n-imtheilcthi, TTr. 1711.
85 II (a) defecation: fri gnim cinti a chuirp cach cruth |
luid inti dia imthelgud, SR 6352. lotar forru immach ...
conara a n-imthelgthe, 5420 (cf. 1 Sam. v 6 ).rosben a ciall
... fri re no beth oc i. ¤ a chuirp, LB 238[d]a12 .an ann ...
téid an clérech féin ar imthelgudh, TFrag. 12.6 .ní dheach-
aidh d'imthealccadh a chuirp fris in ré sin, FM iv 1164.5 .
5(b) faeces: uiscce i ttéid a imthelgun, TFrag. 12.9 .
IIIIn Laws:imtelgad mbroga, Laws iv 20.3 , glossed
.i. dun cen seilb no cell cen faithchi oc na bi brug dia nim-
telgud, 22.38 Comm. `Seems used liketelcud broga,q.v.,
but the gloss seems rather to understandtheintroduction
10ofcattlewhenclaiming possession than the letting down
of the enclosures for grazing' (Plummer MS. notes and
Ériu x 116 § 42 ).