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imchaisde n g s. strife,dissension?: ceanni. ¤ Érend súd ...
.i. Bricne mac Carbhre, ITS v 114.15 . ?leg. imchasaíde,
seeimchossáit.

? imcháit :ind connách a chuirp imcháit agrind a rruisc, LU
5 7732 =im chanag rind a ruisc, BDD² 1266 (imchath v.l.).
Seeimchachad,supra.

imcharaid vseeimm-cuirethar.

imchasaid :v pass. indic. pres. s.impers.cor po andsin
imcastair.ix. bur do teglach Fergail ar D. ... ┐ ro marbsat
10é` overtook ,' Cog. 176.24 .

imchass adj curly around? orvery curly? (epithet of abeard):
ulcha ... imchass imma smech, TBC 5186. ulcha eícsi
imchass, 5207 .

imchassal n[o,m.] (1 imm-+ ?cassal, see Contrib.s.v. casal)
15 a cover,coating?: ethar bec beochlaide ... cona immchassal
gered, `with its coating of tallow,' Aisl. MC 85.10 .imchosail
cecha hindile do aradhaib(referring to some inferior
portion of the carcase of an animal), Ériu iv 124.24 .

imchassda adj twisted?: tealgud armimchassdamadcomfearg,
20 IT iii 105 § 209.

imchéimnigid v gdenom. replacing olderimm-cing, walks
about,moves around: fut. s. 3 rel. in cech dúimchemnigfes
iter doinib i-fus, PH 4294. Vn. imchéimnigud.

imchéimnigud n u,m. vn.ofimchéimnigid. Occurs only in
25Laws Comm. and glossesimchim q.v. act ofwalking around,
evading,avoiding;evasion:(very frequent in the phrase
treise imchéimnigthe`three days of walking round,' the
grace of three days allowed to the debtor between the night
in which his creditor fasts on him and the seizure consequent
30on his non-compliance with the creditor's demands, Thurn.,
ZCP xv 268 ).treisi imcheimnighthi`three days' grace,'
Laws i 82.5 Comm. inann in treise eimceimnigthi ocus
in treise iardaige, 18 Comm. treise déc do tar crich .i.
dechmadh apaidh ocus treisi imcéimnigthi, 28 Comm.
35 imcim flatha beiris gu-breath .i. eimceimniud troisce na
flatha beiris bretha gua for a ceile`deserting from the fasting
of a chieftain
' (?), v 178.20 Comm. eimceimniuga apuid ┐
troisce`evasion of notice and fasting,' 178. y Comm. im
imchim aitiri righ ro fertha .i. imcheimniugud no in elodh
40aitiris do lecan ..., O'Dav. 1115. Seeimchim.

imchéin xseeimchían.

imchéine n iā,f.(imchían)agreat distance, adistant place;
along periodoftime: imcene criche, Laws v 412 n. co
ras-taffind i n-imcéini ... ón chathraig, TTr. 1983. as lor
45lem a fhad ┐ a imchéine ataim ag cruinniuccadh chaire,
BNnÉ 231.37 .a fhod ┐ a imcheine do dheachaidh i ttír
E., FM vi 2258.6 . In abstract sense:fios imchéine fhírinne
┐ fhalsachda ua chéile, Imit. 301.3 .

imcheist n i,f.(3 imm-+ceist) argument,contention; `per-
50plexity,'O'R.:pl. imchestigl.contentiones, Wb. 29b8 .
imchesti anfoirbthigl.oppossitiones falsi nominis scientiae,
29c11 . ? To this:consboid sgolardha ... idir na doctuiribh
catolice fein, ag nach bhfuil imcheacht(leg.imcheast ?)
ar chreidemh, Luc. Fid. 183.22 .

55 imchellacht n ā,f. lit.a going round(i.e. in order to ensnare) ?
`craft(?)' : a s. frihimchellachtnidlachtae`against craft (?)
of idolatry
,' Thes. ii 357.7 (= himcellacht , Trip.² 3201 ).

imchenda adj io, iā(imchenn) double-headed: immchendagl.
anceps, Sg. 14b3 .

60 imchengal n o,m.Used asvn.:a chorōin derg-ōir ier n-a
himchengal do dēmont ┐ do c[h]lochaibh uaissle studded
with diamonds
, Fl. Earls 172.28 .

imchenn adj double-headed: in beist imamnas imchenn(of
the devil), SR 1130. la dá natraig imchenna, LU 3748
65( SC § 34 ).
Applied to ametrein which therhymesaredoubled:
eamain ímceand imrind, IT iii 69 § 11 =e. imchend i. ¤ , 144 n.

imchennach n o,m.(3 imm-+cennach) commerce: g s. buaidh
n-arusa isn-imcheannaigh , BB 279b43 (=naimhchendaigh,
70 BR 230.12 ).

imchennaigecht n[ā,f.] (3 imm-+cennaigecht)act ofbartering,
trafficking: beid dá bhurnímcheannuigheachd , 2 Pet. ii 3.

imcherd n craftsman's work,ornamentation? : d p. sceith ...
conn-imcherduibóir, IT iii 238.21 .

75 imchíallda adj io, iā, very sensible: ben ...imchīalla , Aisl. MC
97.3 .

imchían adj o, ā very far, verydistant, verylong(of space or time).
(a) Of space :a tírib imciana, TBC 926. edh imcian
o chuan an mara suas`a long distance up from the sea-
80haven
,' CCath. 2875. tucustar grādh n-imcīan n-ēcmaisi
do Fhrōech(i.e. though he was far away), ZCP xiii 167.16 .
batir ardda imchiana a da ṅgruad very long?, Irish Texts
i 33.7 .síol gColla na gcreach n-imchian`the far-raiding
race of Colla
,' TD 13 § 43. is imchian ┐ ó chríochaibh imill
85na cruinne a luach súd`procul et de ultimis finibus pretium
eius
,' TSh. 10691. as tír imchéin`from a far country,'
Prov. xxv 25.
(b) Of time :re hethadh fada imchéin d'aimsir, Ériu
v 84.11 .ní himcian ro bói fer na foraire ann, Acall. 5157.
hi cinn ree imcéine, BNnÉ 83 § 165. cidh nach imchian
5atúsa in bhar neccmais, Leb. Gab. 28.12 .dá dtabhair Dia
athaidh fhada ┐ aimsir imchian ré déanamh aithrighe,
TSh. 2294. aithnidh damhsa agus do féin | anos re haimsir
n-imchéin, TD 18 § 7. long-enduring,lasting? : iss anfola
immarcraidh ┐ díth deg-dáini ┐ is argni imcíana`long-
10during slaughters
,' TTr. 1613. In a cheville :lecht imchían
`a lasting grave,' Im. Brain § 55 (or perh. under (a)a far-
extending grave
).
Asadv. doronsat imairecc aingidi co himcian friu, St.
Ercuil 35.
15Assubst. ā,f.alsoo,m. a great distance(of space or time),
a distant place: ni raibi d' imcian crichi etarru`there was
not such a distance of land between them
,' Laws iii 406.8 .
na heirig a n-imcian úaim, Acall. 6989. atcondairc ... ard-
oilein in imchein uaidh, Leb. Gab. 242.20 .is fearr cara a
20ccomhfhogus ná dearbhrathair a n-imchían, Prov. xxvii
10 .do-ní amharc an éaga i n-imchian uatha looking
at death far away
, TSh. 743. ar deóraidheacht i n-imchéin,
3449 .
In the foll. exx. the `c' seems to be eclipsed (cf.Mod. Ir.
25 imgcéin, DDána 66 § 9 ,imigcéin, Amhráin Sheagháin
Chláraigh Mhic Dhomhnaill(ed. Ó Duinnín)l. 268 ), which
O'Brien explains as a contamination ofi n-imchianand
i gcéin( Ériu xi 170 )).da gai trí Choncobar féin | 's a trí tri
Brod ni imcén, IT iii 504.8 .rop imgen ra Conchobar ┐ ra
30Ultu robói in fer sain n-a écmais, CRR § 26. co clos fo
imcen na crich, IT ii2125.89 .dar na fetar dul cen snam
no cen ethar, no cen imcein criche`without a great round
by land
,' Laws iii 318.7 Comm.
Ofrelationships: co ria cuic fer iar nimcein fialusa for
35cach leth`in distant relationship', Laws iii 488.6 Comm.