margócán

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x see mairgócán.

margréit

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Forms: margrent, margarét, margrétai

n f. (< Lat. margarita) a pearl. a hadamaint is a margreit, Rawl. 77b39 . in margreit ┐ in log loghmhar .i. sanctus Patricius , Lism. L. 38. margrent [sic fcs.] thaitne- mach, LB 138b6 = Hog. Nenn. 66. a hindech do margarét, Fianaig. 14 § 32. lomnan do mairgrec ┐ do lecaib logmaraib, RC xxvi 160 § 45. do margreg, Aisl. Tund. 116 § 1 = margarét 140 . pl. margrétai, PH 2446. o mairgretaib ┐ o nemannaib, Alex. 590. do margairib, KMMisc. 317.2 .

maridu

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v gl. crepo (corrupt) ZCP xxi 281 .

marla

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n m. (Romance loan-word) marl (clay): [gort] puill in marla of the marl-pit, O'Gr. Cat. 156.18 (deed of 1548).

marlad

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Forms: marladh

n o, m., luachradh, cirrpheadh, gainmheadh, marladh, IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 55.17) ; vn. formation from marla = to marl ?

marmar

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Forms: marmur, marmair, marmal

n ā, f., later o, m. (Lat. marmor) marble: marmur, gl. marmor, Ir. Gl. 1104. a s. marmair, Sg. 33b12 . tempul de marmair grind glain, LL 143a46 . do marmair, Maund., § 8 . tumba mharmuri, § 36 (but: pilér marmuir, § 79 ). for leccaib lomma (.i. marmair), LB 151a26 . do cholomhnaib marmair aíngil, Fl. Earls 152.34 . clocha marmair, TSh. 666. piléir marmuir, Canticles v 15 . The by-form marmal o, m. also occurs: ar sdoighrib mínghlana marmail, Études Celtiques i 82.24 .

marmarda

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adj io, iā. made of marble: ata colamu marmardu i mmedon na heclaise, LB 158a39 . for colomu marmardai, PH 1873.

maróc

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Forms: maroc, maróg, maroca

n ā, f., (dim. of 2 mar) a sausage: maroc (gl. iolla = hilla), Ir. Gl. 55. maróg (gl. trolliamen), 1005 . m.¤ úar, LL 161a marg. sup. di dondmaroicc bruithe, Aisl. MC 122.4 . semtille maróce, 123.11 . pl. maroca, 67.20 . maróca ┐ cliatháin `sausages and flitches', O'Dav. 983. See RC xii 461.30 .

marrath?

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ind cach m.¤ gan mīne, Arch. iii 227.47 (Aibidil Cuigni). See ZCP xvii 54 § 47.

marsáil, máirsél

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Forms: marsáil, máirseálaim

n i, f., (Romance loan-word) marching: O'R. marsáil, máirseail, Dinn. meirseil athlamh, Rel. Celt. ii 186.4 . do luas na marsála, 194.9 . Cf. the vb. máirseálaim I march , Dinn. do mharsél an sluagh go . . ., Cín Lae Ó M. 45.15 ( Anal. Hib. 3 ).

1 mart

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Forms: mairt, marta, marta

n o, m., also mairt (fem. ? see LL 32a7 quoted below); the g s. and n p. marta, if belonging to this word, are due to latter form.

A death , esp. one caused by accident or violence; often a slaughter, a massacre (see Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18 n. 2 ); a poetic word, occurring in rhetorics, prophecies, etc.; interpretations given below are conjectural. By glossators derived from Lat. mors: m.¤ quasi mort .i. a morte , Corm. p. 31 ; but possibly a native word influenced by latter (cf. mortchenn, mortlaid, -laith < Lat. morticinium, mortalitatem). adhbhal an t-ēcht, mo cech m.¤ `greater than all deaths', FM ii 902.22 (elegy on death of Diarmaid king of Leinster in battle). matan mairt, LU 3007 = SG 235.21 (reference to inundation of Liathmuine); cf. truág in maten maten máirt | rosbí mac Damáin dithraicht, TBC 4138 (`?' Wind., but see p. 590 n. 3 and l. 3186 ). marblia mairt a gravestone , Met. Dinds. iv 94.36 . ? mífocul marmarta `a bad word of great death' (= a prognostication of slaughter?), O'Dav. 628. bebaid Cormac . . . dia mairt i toeb Cletig from his fatal wound (? of C. mac Airt), ZCP xiii 376 § 13 , cf. iii 462.3 . mairt hi Crinda . . . hi foichret sluaig hErend a massacre (? prophecy of battle of Crinna), xiii 376.21 . mairt hi Liphi maig arathá, 377.14 . cid cath Áilbe . . . rob í in mairt for Mumnechu, LL 32a7 = RC xxiii 312 § 39. mairt i mbith Eoch[aid] eolach, IT iii 15 § 36 . in mart (.i. cath) ro bris Cellach, LL 43a48 . i mairt ┐ i tres, ZCP ix 482.22 . pl. ? marta la nuna `mortality with famine' (? deaths from famine), RC xxvi 46.4 (but see márta). dofius [= dofías?] mār fermart, LL 122b48 (Siaburchobra Con. Ch.). bid formach do rigmartaib an increase of deaths of chiefs (?), TBC² 2058 = rigmartra, TBC 2759.

Of persons killed: māra mairb, māra mairtt, | tri maicc, tri mārrīg, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18.1 = Rawl. 124b5 . beit mairt ili sund many will be slain there (?), TBC² 2085. ro ḟácsat ocht míli mart they left eight thousand dead, Met. Dinds. iv 50. co fail sund sin tsleib a mhart (of the hound Calland killed by the Dond Cuailnge), BB 404b26 .