maignech

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o, ā. adj. of doubtful meaning; a deriv. of maigne? Freq. epithet of horses: ech m.¤ , FB 49 , 50 , cf. LL 120a39 , 189a19 , ZCP x 298.26 . Of persons: deoraid amal cech Laig- nech, | m.¤ amal cech Mumnech, Auraic. 5149 ( LL 37b29 ). ? sil diamaid m.¤ doach, IT iii 31.6 . Of places (<maigen?): os Mide magnech, LL 184b34 = Arch. Hib. ii 38 § 8 (`fielded Meath'?). tír maighnech (: Laignech) `plainful' (?), MacCarthy 432.27 ( BB 51a35 ). Cf. further: múr m.¤ mass ` spacious ', Met. Dind. iii 96. mór-ainm m.¤ in muir-éisc `the lordly name', 428 . ogam m.¤ .i. maigin iter gach dā fid `enclosed (? spaced) Ogham, i.e. an enclosure (? space) between every two letters'. Auraic. 6004. fo bratach . . . sruamach m.¤ , Corm. Y 496.

1 maignes

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Forms: maigh- neas, maighnis

n o, m., (cf. mag, maigen) a large field or plain ; maigh- neas `a field, ground ', Dinneen . pl. maighnis ┐ machairidhe fáisréidhe, Eachtra Macaoimh an Iolair 66.17 . go maighnesoip morfhairsingi uiscemhla, Fl. Earls 82 , 2 . do mhaighnessoip . . . cruithnechta, 182.11 .

2 maignes?

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n is dubh do maignes, a Muirchengail `great is your size ', O'Gr. Cat. 136.37 (scribal note). maigneas .i. méad, P.O'C. Cf. maigne.

maignés

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x see magnés.

maigre

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Forms: maigri, magne, maighre

n io, m., (<magar) a salmon . maighre .i. bradán, O' Cl. Eg. Gl. 454. m.¤ 'n-a srib, LL 297b50 ( SG 366.3 ). blaisiu magri . . . fó loch Echach, LU 3045 ( SG 235.40 ) = maigri, 3049 . conna tomled magre, ACC § 122 Comm. ( RC xx 402 ) = magne, LU 1140. atracht in maighre tresan cloich boi fon topur, BNnÉ 321.6 = an t-eo, ib. 9 . a íuchra maígrí! IT iii 69 § 12 . ni he sil in maigri maill | asas a hiuchra alaind, Arch. iii 238 § 3. pl. Eass Ruaidh cos'reithet maighre , Anecd. iii 24 § 14 . ocht maigre, Acall. 2370. mo mhiol mór ós na maighribh, ZCP viii 221 § 45. loch na maigred mall, Fen. 186.24 . ina n-iomat bratan ┐ ina ré maighreadh, Leb. Gab. i 266 n. 10 . Fig. of persons (common in later poetry, cf. ): Emann Buitilér . . . maighre taoibhgheal tlachtchorcra, FM v 1570.3 . a mhaighre an mhúir neámhdha! (of Christ), Ó Bruad. i 20. Of a woman: an maighre maordha . . . mná, Hackett xxiii 5.

maigrech

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adj o, ā. (<maigre) abounding in salmon . rian ro- maighreach, BB 380b17 . eass m.¤ , MR 104.13 . murbhruchta maighreacha `shoals of salmon-like fish', 102.2 . tóla muiréisc maigrig mín, Met. Dind. iii 426. conus-fuarattar . . . inis saidbir . . . maigrigh, BNnÉ. 79 § 155 . don Mumain maigrich, RC xxxvii 352 § 12. ar Muaigh maighreach the salmon-full Moy, FM v 1854.4 . dar Samhaóir sruthmaighrigh, Hugh Roe fo. 63b .

maigred

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n [m.] (mag) plains (coll.): gur linsat sleibti ┐ maghred na hEspaini, D IV 2, 17rb 11 .

maíl

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x see mael.

maile

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Forms: mali, maile

subst. evil; an evil, misfortune (archaic & poet.). mali, bare, gare Caie[u]r . . . maile .i. olc, dindi as malam (leg. malum), Corm. Y 698 = maile, Corm. p. 24 s.v. gaire, O'Dav. 217. ni derna m.¤ ordugud orru mor `the arrangement did not do them evil greatly', O'Dav. 1236. ? pl. nu regtáis a teóra maila tairsi, midgla, ǽs, toithe fola three evils would come upon him, Trip. 166.4 . ? Soergus da m.¤ [óca m.¤ v.l.] . . . collais caín, 214.9 (cf. per culpam Soergassii . . . huius . . . pensionis . . . solutio recusata vel neglecta est, 215 n. 3 ). Cf. maíle.

maíle

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n , f., (abstr. of mael).

(a) the state of being crop-headed, shorn or bald . In Corm. Y 1091 s.v. ranc ( Corm. p. 39 ), used either of a tonsure or natural baldness , six species being enumerated: rand, issed is seisiud cenél na mæili . . . Ro-maile .i. eter in dā n-ó uili (baldness from ear to ear). folt cas dub fair . . . ┐ ni fil moíle and, PH 1967. etgud ecruthach ┐ maile (a curse for disobedience), LL 215a30 . athis maíli fair, BDD 109. mo chathbarr . . . gach én gébus má baithis | ní bia fó aithis moíle, SG 248.26 . ní dhenuidh maoile 'na gceannuibh, Levit. xxi 5. pudar na luibhe-si . . . do cur ar in maoile ┐ dober an fionnfadh, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 327.4 . tuidmaíle, TBC 4302 , cf. 4325 . TBC² 2804.

(b) bluntness, obtuseness, dullness (physical or mental): maoile an tairnge, PBocht 79 § 19. lippitudo .i. maoili do bheith ina n-ionaruibh (sc. of the eyes), 23 K 42, 190.19 . maóile radhairc, 257.4 . ra ghréas laoidhe . . . ní fhuil maoile ná mearbhal ` stupidity ', Content. xxii 13.

mailgech

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adj o, ā. (<mala `eyebrow'). Generally in compd. Of persons: echlach . . . m.¤ beetle-browed (?), YBL 177a12 , cf. BB 257b6 . ina n-ímágib lacc-ṡuilecha [sic leg.] ard-mailgecha bélbuide weak-eyed spectres with uplifted (?) brows (of starving people), LB 154b60 . batir domna . . . a dī ṡuil. ba lebor-m.¤ anúas, LL 117b19 . Transf. of a place: o mhuigh . . . loc-ard lobhormhailgheach [leg. lebhar-mh.¤] bileach with long brows (ridges) of hills (?), IT iii 98 § 159.