magad

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n o, m., (late form of Mid. Ir. mangad, Celtica i 158 ) mocking, jeering; dogní m.¤ (AR, FO) mocks, laughs at . co rabadur lucht magaidh ag denum a marbhnaide AU iii 310.9 (s.a. 1486) . daoine ag magadh fútha féin Dánta Gr. 12.29 . fáth do mhagaidh 27.31 . geanaidh … dorinne fochuidbheadh, no magadh ar an ccáinte O'Cl . ag magadh, ag sgige ┐ ag fochuidbheadh faoi, Luc. Fid. 42.4 . do rinne tú magadh orum, Judges xvi 10. fear magaidh a scorner , Prov. xxi 24 , cf. Gen. xix 14 (moguidh). focal magaidh a byword , Job xvii 6.

magar

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Forms: magar

n o, m., For discussion of meaning and development see Gwynn, Ériu iii 190.

I Spawn? orc brec . . . bruchtas di m.¤ [de mhagur LB, de magur, Bodl.] fo muirib .i. bradan di m.¤, is ed a domnæ (`a salmon which is bursting with spawn . . . with spawn, that is, its young', Gwynn), Corm. Y 1018 s.v. orc treith. siu no betis . . . talam tīr | nā muir mīl mēt m.¤ muad, SR 7858 (g p.?). Hence fry, small fish: magur .i. min-iasc, Corm. Y 955. O'Cl. (maghar). ní sain bloach (.i. míol mór) is maghar (.i. miniasg), Hard. ii 298.8 . lomnan magair is muirmhil, Ir. Texts ii 19 § 23.

II In fig. sense, bait, allurement; wheedling speech, `blarney'; conversation? co cúala in fagur . . . ropo magur co mór-nim `a lure of baleful might' (of mermaids' song), Met. Dinds. iii 190 . grāibre .i. m.¤ .i. briathra grata, Corm. Y 724 , cf. O'Mulc. 688. maghar .i. briathar, O'Cl. ní ba mín far m.¤ , TBC 3267 (refers to combat fixed between Fer Diad and Cuchulainn) = ni ba reid bar mbagar, TBC² 2456 (b added later above line); `' Wind. reading with YBL; perhaps it will be no smooth exchange of compliments? cf. fuaim na sgiath da sgaradh | nochar mīn an madar (magar v.l.), Celt. Rev. iii 304 (`it was no slight encounter' transl., taking magar as = ` fish- fry ', hence anything petty). mend cech maghar, ZCP viii 195 § 10. Cf. further: crand casmoṅgach n-a láim. magarscís echraide (of a driver in a chariot; for coaxing on weary horses?), LL 189b27 . is [ferr] lium in bainis anocht ná amáirech ach ce maith a maghair (scribe's note), O'Gr. Cat. 131.22 ; I had rather the wedding-feast were to-night than to-morrow, provided the fare (lit. baits) be good?

mag-ar

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x (compd.) see mag.

magarla

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Forms: magairle

n (corruption of macraille, see macrall) testicles: āirne toile .i. magarrla, O'Dav. 159 (.i. bod, marginal gloss). cas- toreum .i. m.¤ an ainmhidhe darab ainm castor , R.I.A. 23 K 42, 392.6 . magairle, O'R.

magarlach

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adj o, ā. bun an fhēir mhagarlaigh (name of a plant), R.I.A. 23 K 42, 421.23 .

magarlín

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Forms: magairlín

n m. name of a plant (spotted orchis?): cent[ur]io .i. m.¤ , Arch. i 336 § 116. m.¤ meadhrach `early male fool's stones', Hog. Luibh. magairlín `orchis mascula', ib. A dim. of magairle (magarla), Stokes Arch. i 343.

magda

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Forms: maghda

adj io, iā. great, vast (cf. mag-)? cath Átha Medoin magdai, LL 183a14 = `of the plains' (?), Arch. Hib. ii 61 § 34. cath Murbuilg magda mōrgais, LL 7a17 = maghda `of plains', Leb. Gab. i 102. in múir masmóir magdai muaid (: Dagdai) `of the fair great vast and noble wall', Met. Dinds. iv 96. ardur- daig Mhuman magda, Lism. L. 3473. Cf. mogda (perhaps same word).

maglorg

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Forms: mát-, mad-, mádlorcc

n ā, f., (mag- augment. pref., RC xxxii 214 ; the spelling mát-, mad- may be due to association with 1 mát, q.v.). a club, a cudgel: maglorg .i. mórlorg, O'Cl. , whence probably: m.¤ .i. mórlorg `an ardent pursuit', P.O'C. (a misunderstanding). ? matádlorg ḟindchuill isin dara láim, TBC 1717 = mádlorcc, St. (`' Wind. as if from matad `dog'). mátan mag- lorci móri, FB 37 = matan matluirge, Eg. tri .lll. maglorg [mátlorc, Eg.] ndraigin co fethnib iarind i n-a lámaib, BDD 60. madhlorg féithreannach iona láimh, Todd Lect. iv 68 § 16 . As sobriquet: Fergus Matlorg, ZCP viii 293.3 .

? magne

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subst. conā toimled m.¤ , LU 1140 = magre, RC xx 402 ( ACC § 122 Comm. ) = magna no magne R. See maigre.

magnech

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x see maignech.

magnéit

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Forms: mágneit

n n p.? (Lat. magne-s, -tis) magnet, lodestone: ro fess a maith as cechaird, | a magneit a hadamaint (of India), Rawl. 77b38 = mágneit, LL 135a48 ( R.I.A. Proc. 1884 ii 230 ).