medach

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adj o, ā. (mid) pertaining to (abounding in) mead: loch Mesc m.¤ , LL 5b33 = Leb. Gab. i 66.3 . co Muaid medaid ` mead-loving ', Met. Dinds. iii 418. Muiresc ós míne medaig, 430 (= ós m.¤ meda `smoother than mead' note). Ua M. an mūir medhuigh, LL 394.20 .

medachán

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n o, m., weight; act of weighing (late): bhí meádhachan na leice ortha the weight of the flag-stone, Oss. iv 276.19 . gach nidh do mheadhachan do réir Dé (= res . . . ponderanda), Imit. 8.4 .

medaid

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Forms: mead

v ā, (med) weighs: (intrans.) meadaid [meada v.l.] sidhe dut' mac aile `he is equal (?) to thy other son', IT iii 189.13 (leg. mead? cf. med (c)). vn. tucc . . . fa chíos Máedocc gan mebhail, BNnÉ 200 § 33 = gan mheadhadh without weighing (i.e. unreservedly ) H.

medaigid

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Forms: meadhughadh

v i, (med)

(a) weighs: do mheaduigh Abraham an t-airgead d'E., Gen. xxiii 6. (fig.) meadhuigh re maoile an tairnge | dul tar cheart dár gcomairghe weigh the injustice . . . against (the pain of) the blunt nail, PBocht 79 § 19.

(b) ponders, meditates; deems, judges: meadhuigh ` meditate ', Eg. Gl. 468. an locht noch medaigheas leis in muighin [= mbuidhin] so who form the same opinion as, 23 P 10³, 50b10 . is mór in mheabhal do mheadhuidh-siom d'imirt ar an occlach, Ériu iv 57 § 36. go meduightear mé re deg-easpol Dé may I be judged (?), KMMisc. 257.8 .

vn. meadhughadh na néull the balancing of the clouds, Job xxxvii 16. maor meadhuighthe na sé sluagh who weighs, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxii 6 (of Michael, cf. xxxv 9 , 15 ). d'éis an mhic dá meadhachadh `when the Son has judged them', P. Bocht 117 § 34 . caol mo mhaith re a meadhughadh slight in weight is my good, 90 § 30 . ag medhughadh an diamharrūin mhoir-si pondering , Parrth. an Anma 375.20 .

medaigtheóir

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n i, m., one who weighs, ponders, examines: is é an liaigh is medaigh[the]oir do'n naduir (= medicus est imitator naturae), O'Gr. Cat. 279.32.

medáille

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n f. (Fr. médaille) a medal: (of one used in devotion) m.¤, cros nó césadh loghuidh, MacAingil 573.2 ; cf. 315.6 .

medair

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x see medar.

médal

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x see métal.

medam

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Forms: medaman

n n, m., (med) later also medaman, o, m. `one who weighs', a judge, arbiter: m.¤ nimi the Judge of Heaven, YBL 419b41 = medamine, LL 29b48 . medhamh cleirech (of Colum Cille), ZCP viii 197 § 10. nir ice cidh firmedhach . . . cidh firmedhamh `umpire . . . righteous judge', Laws iv 266.1 , 2 (both words perhaps intended for same). nā m.¤ nā fiada nā feichme, H 3.18 p. 145b ( O'C. 251 ). tromdith dia medamain messathar ar n-oillib, p. 22b ( O'C. 62 ). mac in medamain, Ériu ix 49.10 (glossed .i. breit[he]amh).

medamnus

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n m. (medam) judgement, power of judging? me- dhamnus maic Fithil, Anecd. ii 53.6 (`obscure proverbs', O'Curry Mann. and Cust. ii 133 ):

medan

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n m. (dim. of mid?) strong liquor, an intoxicating beverage? ra línait a llestair di medanaib degmesca ┐ d'ḟín, LL 219a39 ( TTr. 164 ).