éccíallaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éccíallaid or dil.ie/19405

adj (cíall)

(a) wanting sense, irrational : for graigibh eciallaidibh na n-echradh, CCath. 3127 . na mbótháinteadh ┐ na n-anmann n-eicciallaidh FM vi 2016.15 . do bhethodhachaibh égciallaidhe, O'Hussey T.C. 28 . gona bheathadhchuibh égiallaidhe, Luc. Fid. 34 . ré brumachaibh éigciallaidhe, TSh. 3438 .

(b) beside oneself ; frantic, head- strong : urrach allmarda écíallaidhe `a savage, frantic haul' CCath. 1829 . do éirigh...a mhuinter go hécciallaidh allmharadha ITS v 36 . eirge at[h]lam eigiallaidhi do denam, Celt. Rev. iv 12.1 . YBL 337b8 . 338a7 . ón chath ḟossaidh éigiallaidh `stubborn headstrong fighters' TD 16.56 .