matad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. matad or dil.ie/31666

Forms: madadh, matadu

n o, m., madadh, IGT Dec. § 11. A common dog, a cur , often used contemptuously of persons. ciarso dúal don athiuch-matud saigid forsin árchoin, TBC 1935. aithech- madad (of pers.), TBC² 1594 = atechmatud, LU. matud mógda (of Goliath), SR 5753. a ndeilb gadair . . . a ndeilb madaid, RC xxiv 174.10 . a mheallshron madaigh! IT iii 91 § 126 . na madaid re reba curs a-rending, Arch. iii 240 § 6. adhba madagh mbirach, Fél. 130.30 . v p. a matadu ┐ a latranna ┐ a conu! Aisl. M.C. 23.25 = a matuda, 25.22 . (prov.) ag marbhadh mada mhairbh (i.e. arguing with an opponent already confuted), Luc. Fid. 333.13 , see O'Rahilly Misc. Ir. Prov. § 407. madádh allaidh a wolf , RC xxxiv 3 n. 2 . madaidh uisge otters , O'Cl. s.v. coin fodairne.