mairtínech

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n o, m., a cripple: do bhí `n-a mhairtíneach, Acts xiv 8 .

mairtir

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x see martir.

mairtírech

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n o, m., a martyr; used in late Mid. and Mod.Ir. chiefly to form pl. of martir and perh. originally a g p. form of that word. altoir fo anmaimm martírech, Lat. Lives 93. tassi Póil ┐ Petair . . . ┐ martirech immda archena, Trip. 474. 12 ( LB 28b ). i n-oentaid mairtirech ┐ apstal, PH 8073 , cf. 255 , 6173 . ar commairgi . . . na mm.¤ , Ir. Lit. 92. ar an mairtírech (= pro martyre), TSh. 4845. na mairtírigh 4841 . aifrin[n] na mairtiorach, Luc. Fid. 203.12 (= mairtéorach?). d'fuil mhair- tíreach Íosa, Rev. xvii 6. mar martireachaibh, Fl. Earls. 208.14 .

mais(s)

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n fine see mass.

maise

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Forms: masse, maisse, maise, maisi, mimaisi, maisi, masse

n , f., (orig. io, n.; n s. with art. a masse , Wb. 28c25 ) abstr. of 2 mass. Goodliness, comeliness, fineness, chiefly of external qualities and appearance . maisse, gl. pulchritudo, Ir. Gl. 927. maise, gl. decor, 1083 . maisi (id.), 1108 . mimaisi, gl. dedecor, 1084 , 1109 . ni pi cian a masse in choirp, Wb. 28c25 . eter mét ┐ miad ┐ masse, TBC 5297 = maisi, TBC² 3224. ótchondcatar in miad ┐ in mórmassi sin do bith for Íasón, LL 217b31 ( TTr. 55 ). a chroch noem . . . ro gabaiss maisse la sochraide, PH 2447. a maisi fororda in pardais! 8333 . maisi greinc, BNnÉ 193.6 . do mhúch maise gach leasa is gach áruis, Keat. Poems 496. maise a faicsena, Jas. i 11. g s. as attrib.: a múr masse maic C., LL 21a9 ; cf. ar dreich ndendmaisse, BDD 100 g . Of worldly state or pomp: maisse (.i. biad maith ┐ etach) doíne, Hy. ii 5. cen chorthair partaing russi, | cen gorm, cen derg, cen maissi finery , Ériu iii 96 § 5 , cf. Arch. iii 320.1 . maisi [a ṡluaigh] for Maigh Muirthemhne `the mustering (? parade) of his army', BR 6.7 . ropo do Meidb a maisse | in lá for múr Muccaisse that day was one of state for M., Met. Dinds. iii 392. ba de bóe iar masse brón mourning followed on glory, LL 154a 29 ; cf. Met. Dinds. ii 38.35 . fiadh maise `the Lord God of order or system', P. O'C.

In fig. sense of that which is seemly , becoming: mo thasi for coí | bád masi la Dia, LU 9976 (`my remains being lamented will be pleasing to God', Proc. R.I.A. iii 538 § 37 ). co mbad hed no gessed . . . co ṁmaissi, Fél. Ep. 218. léghaim fa mhaisi . . . leabhar Molaisi `with delight' (?), BNnÉ 260 § 220. Esp. of that which confers dignity, lustre, renown, etc., credit, ornament, glory: dond eclais noeb ba masse, SR 4531. ní cheil maissi dona mnaíb | Temair cen taissi ar tócbáil (= the build- ing of T. redounds to the glory of women), Met. Dinds. i 6 (dobeir maisi v.l.). is ferr in mhaisi duin bas d'fagbail it is more honourable for us to die, RC xix 156.6 . robo maith a maisi dó é it was a great credit to him, ZCP vi 94.34 . is m.¤ limm = is mass limm: nir bo miadh no m.¤ leisna maithib . . . tarcaisne do tabairt orrto, CF 23. nirbo maisi les gan a aincridi do iarraid for Grecaib, Aen. 26. Cf. TBC² 2021 , CCath. 5355. níor mh.¤ leis aoinní da raibhe aige i gcomhair na fleidhe he did not think anything he had prepared for the feast good enough, Keat. iii 1052. cumad air fesin no beth maisi in catha do brisedh that he himself might have the glory of routing the foe, Lism. L. 3106. in t-ár doratsat námait na Roman forto, a maissi . . . sin do bith don righ Romanach that the Roman chief should reap the honour . . . of the slaughter inflicted on the Roman people by their enemies, CCath. 3184. Ironical: uair massi madma lind dula esti (= to leave would gain us the credit of taking to flight), LL 264b7 ( MU 18.15 ); cf. luidh Conall . . . go Dún Liamhna . . . i n-ar marbhadh madhma mas, Keat. ii 5764 (poem), where last two words may be a cheville.

maíse

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n (maeth) tenderness : ma‘dh’ ar maíse JCS ii 97 § 16 . cen maise Arch. iii 320 § 89 . comāisi 312 § 9 .

maisech

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adj o, ā. deriv. of 2 mass and used in same senses. mas .i. maisech, O'Dav. 1230. O'Cl. nírba massech mina cháerchach `do not dress elegantly unless you possess sheep', Tec. Corm. § 11.8 . maiseach dam-sa isi . . . maiseach misi don ingin, YBL 173a35 = massa . . . massech, LL 149b45 . Núadha maissech, Cóir An. 183. Cāin ┐ Alaind ┐ Massech (alleg. npr. f.), LL 30d 62 . féinnidh . . . maiseach, Keat. Poems 1466. an bhean mháoth mhaiseach, Deut. xxviii 56. ba degmhaissech cach dóid ima mbidis na failghi, Cóir An. 11. ór m.¤ , O'Dav. 1230. mag mórmassech, Met. Dinds. iii 426. múr maiseach, Keat. Poems 1494. senchas m.¤ `the pleasant legend', Met. Dinds. iii 336 . ní maiseach an moladh i mbéal an pheacthaigh (= spe- ciosa), TSh. 1764. má's maiseach an iarraidh neirt dod rígh if that be a creditable means for your king to get power, Content. v. 176. ní maiseach liom do labhra, xxi 3 .

maisige

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n , f., fine appearance, handsomeness: `Fer Maissi m'ainm-si' ar in maccaem . . . `ní forainm duit' ar C., `uair is leor do maissige', Acall. 6838.

maisigid

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v i, (maisech) beautifies, adorns: ben . . . co méin ras- massig adorned by her disposition, LL 139a20 . anní as mó maisighis na naomha .i. gníomha sochraidhe, RC xxv 390.7 . vn. corp daenda . . . arna maisiugud ó résún, O'Gr. Cat. 261. 20 . re taitnemh na diadachta 'n-a dreich . . . aga deghmai- seachadh, BNnÉ 240.4 .

maisled?

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n Laws iii 274.11 , in a passage dealing with damage accidentally done by a slave working with an axe, three cases being specified: mas as a laim dochuaidh [in biail] . . . masa slisiu . . . masa m.¤ ; transl. `block', but may be part of the axe; cf. is e in biail innraic . . . tri mēr ria maisil . . . ordlach a leth isa maisil frit, da mér a llethud anall, H. 2.18 p. 395b ( O'C. 884 ), expld. by O'Don. Sup. as mortice .

1 maiste

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n m. (Eng. match, Fr. mèche, see Ling. Val. Ir. Ann. 30 ) a wick, a match . do m.¤ ro bui a gcertlar in lochrainn `match' (? wick), Fl. Earls. 52.22 . co ro sceinn drithle ó a mhaisde isin bpúdar, FM vi 2072.20 .