éicsín

Cite this: eDIL s.v. éicsín or dil.ie/19733

Forms: t-eigsin, t-eicsin, ēicsīne

n (perh. a by-form of éicsíne, q.v.) a student of poetry, a poet's pupil or apprentice: eicsín beg a hiarthor Éireann (= Cerball Ó Dálaig), Ériu iv 52.39 . cf. in t-eigsin , in t-eicsin , Corm. Y p. 69.25 , 26 (lethech), where the second = in t-ēces, p. 69.23 , etc. and the first possibly = an t-ēicsīne , p. 69.22 , etc. tri chaegad éceas agus tri chaegad eicsín, Oss. v 38.7 .