mastic

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Forms: maisdix

n (= Lat. masdix) mastic: ? do mástig, Maund. 194 (where some kind of precious stone seems meant). masdix, ib. 31 . ? duilleabhur meastuic, 23 K 42, 393.11 (med. text). maisdix, Rosa Angl. 102 § 32.

mat

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n a measure (of quantity or weight)? cuig mata do denum don .l. ┐ don .x. ced uingi, conid .x. n-uingi ┐ da chēd uingi in cach mat díb-side, H. 4.22 p. 72a ( O'C. 2090 ), i.e. the 1,050 ounces are to be divided into lots (?) of 210 apiece? Cf. 1 mát.

1 mát, mat

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Forms: mát-, mat

n a hand (B.na f.), perhaps an archaic word, cf. mát- (mád-) lorg = maglorg and mátán. m.¤ .i. lám, Corm. p. 29 = mat, Corm. Y 943. mad .i. lam, Lec. Gl. 449. ina mat (.i. ina laimh), ZCP v 483 § 5 = ina mhad, iii 378 .

2 mát, máta

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Forms: mat, mát, muc

n [f.] a pig (archaic and poet. word). mat [mát LB] .i. muc, unde est isna Brethaib Nemed: forruach- tatar mata mo t[h]uinde torgabail, Corm. Y 876 ; see Ériu x 44.6 . cuich in mait . . . .i. cuich in muc, O'Dav. 1241. dhá ṡenainm ar mhuic . . . féis is máda, For. Foc. 17. mochen mata moaigther, Ériu vii 6 § 8 = muc, ib. (prose). don matai, ib. = don matta, p. 199 . ferba . . . sceó mátai (.i. mucci) moogthi, FB 68.

mata, máta

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pn io, m., name of a fabulous monster connected with the Boyne valley: lecht forsa torc[h]air in Matæ, RC xv 292 ( Dinds. 4 ). lecht in Mate, ib. Glend in Máta .i. seilc[h]i sin `a tortoise' (?), ib. dia ro bruiset fir Erenn baill in Matæ roslas i mBrug Meic in Óic, 329 ( Dinds. 28 ). Cf. Met. Dinds. iii 100. in glend i mbíd Mátha mall, Met. Dinds. ii 22 (Dinds. of Brug na Boinne). do descin in Máthai múaid, 23 (matha, mada, mata MSS. in both exx.). For discussion of legend see Macalister, Temair Breg 241 - 243 . Cf. 2 mát.

matad

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Forms: madadh, matadu

n o, m., madadh, IGT Dec. § 11. A common dog, a cur , often used contemptuously of persons. ciarso dúal don athiuch-matud saigid forsin árchoin, TBC 1935. aithech- madad (of pers.), TBC² 1594 = atechmatud, LU. matud mógda (of Goliath), SR 5753. a ndeilb gadair . . . a ndeilb madaid, RC xxiv 174.10 . a mheallshron madaigh! IT iii 91 § 126 . na madaid re reba curs a-rending, Arch. iii 240 § 6. adhba madagh mbirach, Fél. 130.30 . v p. a matadu ┐ a latranna ┐ a conu! Aisl. M.C. 23.25 = a matuda, 25.22 . (prov.) ag marbhadh mada mhairbh (i.e. arguing with an opponent already confuted), Luc. Fid. 333.13 , see O'Rahilly Misc. Ir. Prov. § 407. madádh allaidh a wolf , RC xxxiv 3 n. 2 . madaidh uisge otters , O'Cl. s.v. coin fodairne.

matádlorg

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x TBC 1717 , see maglorg.

mataidecht

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n ā, f., (matad) doghood, state of being a dog ? ní thalla ar m.¤ ar ndís isin istadluc `there is no room for the dog- hood of the pair of us', Aisl. M.C. 101.15 .

matal, mattal

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n o, m., Norse loan-word, RC xi 494 ; Marstran- der, Bidrag 74. IGT Dec. § 17.8 ; also f. § 56 . A cloak: gl. mantellus, Ir. Gl. 490. mattal cetharbennach corccra, LB 148a37 . do gab sí m.¤ uimpe, RC xix 122 § 87 (Fierabras). eiti brec baí 'n-a mh.¤ , Cóir An. 126. clúimh mo mhatail, IGT Dec. ex. 1442. m.¤ sgarláoid, KMMisc. 170 § 13. deich matail, Hy Maine 92.17 . ced brat, ced matal, ZCP viii 116.3 . a mata- laidhe do chur faoi, Eochairsg. 15.13 .

1 matan, maiten

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Forms: mmatain, matin, matain, mmatin, madan, maidean, madan, maiden, madan, maidean, maidean, matain, maiden, matan, maitne

n ā, f., (< Lat. mā(tū)tīna, Ped. i 204 , 232 or < Lat. *matīna, Ériu xxxiv 60 n. 114 ): a s. co mmatain , BCr. 33b1 . matin, 33c5 ( Thes. ii 20.39 , 22.36 ). d s. isin matain , Ml. 44b1 . re mmatin , 107d13 . Also treated as o, m. in Mid.Ir. madan, IGT Dec. § 18.9 , maidean § 54.5 (ā,f.); but madan, § 17.9 ; maiden, § 23 (o, m.); d s. a madan , ib. ex. 717 ; ar maidean , 830 . Cf. fair maitin . . . ar cumtubairt in maitin, O'Mulc. 491. Mod. maidean (maidin), f.

(a) morning: matan mairt, LU 3007. matan in loei, PH 103. co tanicc maten iarna márach, IT i 126.5 . tráth bá maiten dóib, 138.8 (LU = matan, Eg.). ar madain (= mane facto), Lat. Lives 20 = isin maittin, 37 . fri uare na matne, TBC 2089. a dorbblass na matni muchi, 3774 . mór maitne ba moch th'eirge, 4004 . dobhurṡoillsi na maidne muiche, CCath. 1923. grian eirgheas i madain, PBocht 8 § 23. As adv. in a s.: matain tancatar a tech, Hy. v 54 , but: matan ba óg in garman, ib. 76 . atragat . . . matain muich, FB 64. luid in rectaire matain moch, IT i 74.9 . sailm aurnaichti . . . fogníad madin la sochuidi psalms of prayer are used by some in the morning, Mon. Tall. § 5. maiden [matan v.l.] iar n-eirgi . . . slechtuid fo thri, ZCP vii 310 § 2. mad mattin no berthe in mac, viii 309.14 . Asadv. in g s.: dogníd C. cacha maitne cach cless díb every morning, TBC 2121. cen a fothrucud cech maitni, LL 125a7 . gacha maidne, TSh. 260. re tri maidnea- chaib a ndiaidh a ceili on three successive mornings, R.I.A. 23 P 10³, 6b34 (late form).

(b) matins (canonical hour), also called iarmérge, tiugnár, see KMMisc. 162. antert, tert . . . midnoct, maten, Thes. i 3.36 .

Compd. matan-ṡolus dawn , Alex. 753.

2 matan, maiten

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Forms: matand, ma tann

n ā, f., a fight, battle (in the morning?); prob. same word as preceding, cf. similar use of fescur; in TBC 4138 : truág in maten maten máirt, both meanings may be implied. Confined to poetic lang. ba s[i] maten . . . i n-abbad rí Lagen, ZCP xi 109.10 . mad mattain foraib i mbárach i nUrd (sic leg.), Ériu iii 140.181 , cf. 186 . do fích Mucrama matan (: gan), RC xiii 442.2 = matand, LL 146a24 = ma tann (: gang), ZCP xii 378.16 . maten Maigi Mucramai . . . hi toethsat mairb ile, Baile in Scáil § 11 ( ZCP xiii 374 ). cath Sleibi Cua . . . ocus matan Grophtini, § 56 ( ZCP xii 236 ). is he a lecht canair dou | madan i nUachtur Ocha it is foretold he shall find his grave in the battle of U.O., § 62 (p. 238 ). fúair . . . a ghuin | 'sa maitin ar Muigh Smerthuin, Anecd. i 33.6 . maten na trēn os Druim C., Fen. 228.28 . dergmaten Cruthni, Baile in Scáil § 32 ( ZCP xiii 381 ), cf. § 34 . firfid secht catha Cualgi la deora [= teora] der[c]-maitni Femin, § 10 (p. 374 ). ticfa uair na dergmaitne, LL 48a5 ( SG 372.36 ). mōrmatan Atha, ZCP xii 237 § 57. mormadan Atha Buidhe, MacCarthy 406.13 .