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.

máilín

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Forms: máilíneadha

n m. (dim. of mála) `a little bag ' O'R. pl. fearbholga .i. máilíneadha , O'Cl.

mailís

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n ā, f., (Romance loan-word) (a) malice, evil-doing: is aithnit mailis na mban, RC xix 124 § 88 (Fierabras). ar tuicsin na mailisi ona treturachaibh, 26 § 20. ní o mh.¤ acht ó aineolas, Keat. i 94.22 . ré hionnladh na hanma ó mheirg na mailíse, TSh. 1814. do chaith a mhaoin lé m.¤ (of the Prodigal Son), MacAingil 54.5 . go bfuil dhá mhailís éxamhail a marbhadh an tshagairt, m.¤ díobh a n-aghuidh chirt . . . ┐ m.¤ eile a n- aghuidh na díghnide two kinds of wrong, 250.12 . Of diseases malice, malignance: mailis coimplexa, Rosa Ang. 162.9 .

(b) delay : ní cían do chuamur an tan do ēirghe in t-aitheach ┐ do lean sinne gan laige gan mhailis ┐ nī ruc oruinn, Feis T 1039 . do ghluaisidur rompu gan mhailis co teach Conāinn, 1591 . nach raibhe do mhailís orum gan mo phearsa fén do dhol a bhfiadhnuise Grás na Banríoghna acht an méid gur chuir mé iarroidh air shocamhal airgid ar an mBanríoghain, Tobar fíorghlan Gaedhilge 28.14 . nach mailís nó mainneachtnoidhe fodeara damh gan dol a bhfiadnuise Grás na Banríoghna gos trátsa 29.11 .

(c) change, modification (?): dlighidh éol ar uile chumhachtuibh connsuineadh idir chadad ┐ bháthadh ┐ bhogadh ┐ chrúadhughadh ┐ soine mhailísi foghair 'special phonetic changes (?)' IGT Introd. § 2 , Éigse iii 206 .

mailísech

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adj o, ā. malicious, evil-disposed; with evil intent; (of things) malignant, hurtful . drochben celgach mailisech, ZCP vi 274.18 . le n-a companachaibh mailisecha, AU iii 118.3 . i n-a menmain mailisigh (of the Devil), Fl. Earls 222.30 . grádh m.¤ an illicit affection, Eochairsg. 114.22 . i n-eiric na n-amharc claon máiliseach do bheiridis ar fearaibh (of loose women), ZCP iv 416.19 . briathra mailisecha, RC xix 270 § 189 . ar mhuir mhailísigh na beathadh, TSh. 107. fiabhras dobheir teas mailiseach, 7952 . comartha mailisech an fiabrais, Rosa Ang. 10.15 .

maill, moill

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n f. (abstr. of mall) tardiness, delay: níor chuir m.¤ 'san ní do dhéunamh deferred not to do the thing, Gen. xxxiv 19. sgriobthar anso i m.¤ friom-sa at leisure , BNnÉ 155.3 (scribe's entry, 1725 ). gan mhoill without delay , 260.31 . nach déin an bás moill gan teacht (= mors non tardat), TSh. 87 , cf. 8072 . See follg.

maille

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n , f., (mall) slowness; tardiness: cen mailli speedily , SR 7179. moille fri clocc, Lism. L. 4537. m.¤ cumscaithi slowness of motion (oppd. to: luas c.), ITS xiv 16.4 . luas in bar lamaibh . . . ┐ m.¤ in bar traigthib, MR 138.14 . ní fhoil da mhoille nach feirrde the later the better, O'Hussey T.C. 213.7. Rate (of speed): is é is aimsir ann .i. moille siubhail na hequinoxium (i.e. time is measured by the [sun's] progress through the equinox), Corp. Astron. 4.8 ; cf. an mhoill doghní an ghrían ag siubhal ` time ', 8.10 . In fig. sense: moille an radhairc (= visus obtusus), R.I.A. 23 K 42, 41.3 . do eadargnudad cacha cesta . . . fo [a] moille ┐ a ndeine, fo a truma ┐ a n-etruma non- urgency (?), R.I.A. 23 Q 6, p. 5 a ( O'C. 1606 ). modhailleacht as m.¤ dignity (of bearing), stately motion, R.I.A. 23 B 37, 45 .

maille

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in compd. prep. m.¤ le (re), see immalle.

máille

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Forms: máille, máille, -dha

n , f., (AN loan-word, Risk 591 , Fr. maille, Ital. maglia) a ring or link (of chain-armour): do chroith P. é fén 'san eidedh ┐ níor an maille ina chéile dhe not a link of it held together, Ériu v 178.272 . máille (pl. máille, -dha), IGT Dec. § 2.27 .

maillech

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adj o, ā. (mall, maille) slowly-moving, leisurely, gentle: rosc mailleach , IT iii 96 § 153 = Bruchst. i § 45 .