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imchomét n u,m.(comét vn.ofcom-em-, see Ped. § 712 ,cf.
also § 789 ). (a)the act ofguarding,watching over(for the
purpose ofprotecting, or preventing escape):Trans.faill
... cen imcomet cimeda`neglect in not guarding a captive,'
5 Laws iii 498.4 .cen imcomet aesa sruith, 510.1 .mas tré faill
imcoiméta in aiti dechsad amudha, ii 162.11 Comm. fer ...
occa n-imchomuet ar na erlat a saithe(of bees), iv 172.14 .
dligid ēcconn imchoimét, ZCP vi 261.22 .dodechaid senóir
tairise leis o German fria imchomet ┐ fria thestus, Lat.
10Lives § 1. dús in bad imchomet (cometv.l.) ind ríg bád
dethiten dóib, RC xxii 317 § 147 (BDD).gen na sainti ...
is carcar du imchomet is slabrad du chuimriuch`a dungeon
to keep
,' Ériu vii 152.16 .lan do buaib ... gan nech ... aga
n-imcoimet, Aen. 110. lucht iomchoimheda na criche`the
15guards
,' FM iv 698.8 .protection? guardianship? :cinniss
... in t-airget anmhain ag imchoimhēt in tsrotha`blocking
the torrent
' (?under the protection of the torrent), Fl.
Earls 88.3 .
(b)aguard, acovering: iomat ... d' ainglibh ... d' fhiadh-
20naisi ┐ d' iomcoimhet fora écc ┐ fora adhnacal, BNnÉ 274.5 .
ro chuir Ua Néill iomcoimhéd for an mbaile`laid seige to,'
FM vi 2058.14 .imcoimed do línigh logha uimpi, Acall.
3349 v.l. dorat buille don dara hae dib ... corotesc an im-
coimet iarnaidi poi ima cend, D iv 2,44ra33 .
25(c) the act of keeping watch over(topreventwrong-doing
on the part of the person watched): ni raibhi cathair dhībh
gan drong do míledhuib ... oca himcoimet ar omhun a
himpódh fair, Marco P. § 138. ro toghsat ... lucht fiadhnuise
... do imcoimed na cluidhcedh ... gin guforgell do lecan do
30denum doibh, St. Ercuil 150.
(d) the act of guardingorpreserving(tradition): tidnucul
atai in glefisa dia imcoimet, Laws i 36.28 Comm. baoi do
dhuthracht im dhalaibh Erenn do iomchoimheud ag na
seanchaidhibh, MS. Mat. 576.32 .
35(e) watchfulness: is coir dó imecla ┐ faitchius ┐ rá-im-
chomét, PH 4115.

imchométach adj o, ā(imchomét) watchful: adv. nī folāir ...
go ro oirichlit go hairech imomhnachimchoimhētachin
slige sin, Fl. Earls 158.2 .

40 imchommailt n f. mutual grinding,friction: diuthach .i.
nomen dolorisgenethur do imc[h]omailt na dā slīasda oc
imthecht, Corm. Y 411. drongar na lurigi ┐ imchommilt
na n-arm, TBC 3310 , 5075 .figair sibsanach a mbil-chimhas
... ica n-imcomailt frisna hasanaibh iarnaidhib, CCath.
45 4650. détglés ┐ imchomailt fiacla na míledh, TTr.² 866.
imcoimilt etrum arna balluibh, Rosa Ang. 44.23 .

imchommus n[? orig.u,m.] latero,m. (a) mutual measuring
together,proportion,estimation: is for-sunn ro suidiged
imchomus gell la Feinetransltd. `the estimation of pledges,'
50 Laws v 422.15 .na teit tar imchomus nathgabala .i. dar
ani eimchoimsigther isa nindliged nathgabala, O'C. 981 - 2
( H 3. 18,p. 423a ).na tet tar imc[h]umus .i. .v. seoit i ngabail
aithgabala ettechta`es gehe nicht über die Bemessung (den
bestimmten Betrag) hinaus
,' Irisches Recht 9 § 11 .athgabail
55forreacar for rot iarna imcomus, Laws v 254.6 , glossed:
.i. iar nemcoimsiugad a gabala do neoch aile ar tus, 256.5
Comm. im imchomus n-aire, Laws i 184.17 , glossed:.i. im
ini eimcoimsigther isa nair i n-eneclainn`for the thing which
is fixed for the satire
,' 190.y Comm.
60 fo (fri, i, a) imchommus in proportion to,according to:
fertair a focruic a imcomus fer arocuile otrus la Fēne`the
fee for them is given in proportion to [that for] men whom

[the rule of] nursing in Irish law excludes,' Ériu xii 26 § 33.
is ead dosli tri seota fo imcumas n-athgabala according to
65distress
?, Laws v 462.22 (cf. fri hi. ¤ 464.8 ), glossed:.i. fo'
ni eimcoimsither isin dliged athgabala, 464.4 Comm. tri
samaisci fon fiach nimchomais .i. emcoimsighther i naithgin
in duine, O'C. 563 ( H 3. 18.p. 281 ).cidh fo dera nach
fo imcomus chinuigh ocus aisi riaghuilter so ?`according
70to crime and age
,' Laws ii 66.7 Comm. cin tsairi fri him-
comus cinaidh a mic` on account of ,' Laws i 66.36 Comm.
(b) restraint,control: gáu cen imchomus`falsehood
without restraint
' (one of the signs or effects of avarice),
Ériu vii 152.27 .ecnadacach (ecndachv.l.) cen i. ¤ (one of
75the signs of anger), 164. z .cia airet bis imcomus for
macuib naltrumu, Laws ii 186.6 .ro gabastar ... aradna a
ech ina laím chlí re i. ¤ a araidecta, TBC 2541.

imchomnart adj very strong: iomchomhnart .i. láidir, O'Cl.
imchomnart (ba himdaiṅgenv.l.) immorro a tech, d'iurn
80eter fraig ┐ lár ┐ chomlada doronad a tech, ZCP iii 7 § 23.

imchomort n(2 imm-+comort,q.v., Contrib.)`destruction':
beir lat leir-imcomort Né[i]ll, FM i 472.2 .

imchomrac [o]vn.ofimm-comraic.ameeting, anencounter:
dorrōnad fri himc[h]omrac dā c[h]arpat .i. carpat rīg ┐
85carpat espuic ar a ndig cechtar dīb sech anaile, Corm. Y
1082. bid menn innar n-imchomruc-ni ón (comrac,v.l.),
Sc.MMD² § 15. níth náchim thánic o gabsu flaith mu
imchomruc (muimchomruc, MS.)delb nemaicside a struggle
such as I have not experienced since I became king, fighting
against an invisible form
? LU 10013 (=muinchomrucc,
5 ZCP xvii 197 ).