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 .

2 maiste

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n (Lat. massa, Éigse iii 226 ) mass : ōn truailliugad sin truailltear an maiste uile in tan sin RSláinte 8334 . ōir is luath cumuiscthear na comshuigigthi sin risin maiste 8340 .

maistín

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n m. a mastiff: m.¤ . . . i ndorus gach tighe, E. O'Rahilly xxxii 32 (ed. 1911). Fig. of persons: m.¤ uaibhreach uilc (of the Devil), Hackett xxv 5. moghaidh is maistínidhe, O'Gr. Cat. 521.34 = Ó Bruad. iii 184.

maistred

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Forms: maistretha, maistrecha

n u, m., vn. of maistrid. Churning. in m.¤ dognith B., Lat. Lives 69 (cf. Lism. L. 1269 ). leath-torad maistirtha (= modicum butyri), 70 . torad maistertha, Laws iii 38.28 Comm. ind-aimsir Partholoin dorónadh . . . céd bró, ced lionn, céd maisdredh (sic leg.), Leb. Gab. i 26.14 , cf. cét bró- maistread lind, BB 25a55 . soiri domnaig cen m.¤ , Anecd. iii 21.6 = cen maistriud, LB 204b49 . pl. maistretha isin ceallaib (sign of degenerate times), Arch. iii 241.1 (= cuiciun 23 L 34, p. 205 ). maistrecha, 240.24 .

maistrid

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Forms: maistir-siu

v i, churns. imp. maistir-siu hé (sc. bleghan), BColm. 60.19 .

maistriugad

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n m. churning: maistriughadh an bhainne, Prov. xxx 33.