écath

Cite this: eDIL s.v. écath or dil.ie/19377

Forms: ǽcath

n a fish-hook: ǽcath gl. hamus Sg 4a6 . ecne...ō ēcad cach airchis ēsc is ēcad, O'Mulc. 361a . ēcad .i. sāith ecca .i. biad n-ecca .i. pisci (= bait?) 355 . Cf. atlochur do Dia i n-étad | innocht dom ḟeis oenḟéccad (v.l. hénecad, einécad) `a single morsel ' ZCP iii 212 .