madrad, matrad

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Forms: matraid, madraid

n o, m., (later madra IGT Dec. § 30 ) a dog: in comfhat bís in m.¤ i n-a chuilén, PH 7415. animm in madraid, 7418 . v s. a charr-matraid! Aisl. MC 101.14 . madra mór, Im. Brain i 67.30 . madra gairbhḟindach, Acall. 1900. itir . . . chat ┐ mhadra, ZCP ii 62.6 . in matra, cía beith do gairbe a gotha, ZCP iii 34.18 . iar marbad . . . a matra, ib. 28 . ar an madradh . . . darab ainm Cerberus, TSh. 1030. ó neart an mhadraidh, Psa. xxii 20. pl. madraid, Aisl. Tund. 99 § 3. re madraibh, PH 7415. mar mhadradha (= ut canes), TSh. 6553. m.¤ allaid a wild dog, i.e. a wolf: croicinn madra allaid, Ir. Gl. 275. madruigh allta, Acts xx 29 . do mharbhadar na madraoi laogh, ZCP ii 562.13 = maic tíre, ib. 19 .