On 06-Jan-19 6:53 AM, Richard Marsh wrote:
> p. 34 Nede made a venomous satire (áer) of death and destruction on Caier
> that raised three blisters of reproach (aithise) on his face, “on agus
> ainimh agus easpa, i.e. dearg agus glas agus bán”.
> eDIL: on = blemish; ainimh = blemish; easpa/esba = idleness; aithis =
> blemish (eDIL s.v. aithis, dil.ie/2716)
Given the context, 'easpa' here is more likely for 'esbad' (defect: see DIL