1 echlasc, echlaisc

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n f. (cf. ech-flesc, s. ech, compds.) a horse-switch ; some of the exx. suggest that being thrust into the ground, it was also utilised as a tethering post (cf. 2 echlasc): eachlasg .i. slat, O'Cl. echlasg, eachluisc (ón tslait) IGT, Decl. § 12 , § 13 . congnaid ech .i. aiten nó echlasc, Anecd. iii 43 (= echlaisg, Auraic. 4297 ). sadid eclasc ann ropu dos iarum, Trip. 158.23 . coica echlasc findruini co mbaccánaib óir ina lamaib, Tochm. Ferbe 37 . cach bail roṡáid a echlaisc TBC 2046 (= echfleisc TBC² 1353 ). ro gab echlaisc di plied a horse-switch on her RC xiii 381.15 . Aisl. MC 17.21 . flescbemnech na slat ┐ na n-echlasc i lámhaibh na laech oc gresechtlaighiudh na ndam ┐ na n-ech ┐ na n-assán, CCath. 1836 . IGT, Decl. exx. 554 . 584 . marcach an eich... | con echluisc ina leth-laimh BCC § 338 . eachlasg fuinnsionn ML 32.15 . SG 245.29 . bile sa barr bunchasda | idhe and is eachlusca IGT, Decl. ex. 553 . Of equipment of a poet: a(i)thgabál ecis: togt(h)ar inn echlaisc 'to distrain a poet: let his [poetic] stave (?) be taken away' Celtica x 78 § 7 . Of gestures, as sign of allegiance : a eachlusc dara gualaind do ríg Eóganacht '"his whip over his shoulder" to the king of the Eóganacht' Celtica vi 186.25 . ba iad gialla fhir an ionbhaidh sin a eachlaisc tar ais LMuimhneach 98.18 . ba hiad gialla Dál gCais an-eachlasca tar a n-ais 109.23 . pn As plant-name: reghia .i. eachlasca ban sithi .i. bernan muc, Arch i 334.47 .