medarda

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Forms: medhordha

adj io, ia (1 medar) merry, blithe: meadharrdha .i. mea- dhrach no luaimhneach, O'Cl. v s m. a mheic medhordha mhir! O'Gr. Cat. 458.30. gurbo mesca medartha iad, RC xiv 30 § 12. muadhruisc medharda, TBC 5516 (St.).

medb

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Forms: Medb

adj. strong, intoxicating (of liquor)? m.¤ domun (.i. mesc dórcha), Ériu ii 5.11 . m.¤ .i. serb, ut est . . . mid m.¤ a belaib debend, O'Mulc. 815 = mid m.¤ do dromaib cuilend, ZCP ix 167 , mid m.¤ di bratuib cuilenn, Aisl. MC 197 ( H. 3.18, p. 82 ). tilach i toimled mid m.¤ , LL 296a1 ( SG 361.35 ). Cf. the npr. f. Medb.

medbán

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Forms: meadhbhán

n o, m., (medb?) name of some edible plant: iascach mara . . . medbhán Fáide fírghlaine, duileasc a cuanaib Clére, Acall. 737. meadhbhán `an esculent wild plant that causes intoxication; an edible sea-weed dried and seasoned', Dinneen .

? medbar

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adj. dobreth dóib leth cech arba | co muir m.¤ , Todd Nenn. 250.10 = medbas, LL 134b20 (fcs.).

medal

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x see metal.

medc, medg

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Forms: medg, medhg

n o, m., whey: medg, Corm. Y 902. medhg, gl. serum, Ir. Gl. 783. medc gl. serum caseuazzar Éigse xxxiii 76 (Munich Codex Clm 14429 fo. 225 v a 6) .Common item of fare for fast-days: i n-aine ┐ hi cetain m.¤ no usce, RC x 50.5 . lom di midc . . . hisind tsamcorgus, Mon. Tall. § 24. do loim midc, § 42 . dorigne céo lomma do englais midg, BColm. 104.1 . gruth ┐ m.¤ ┐ ím (constituents of milk), Rosa Angl. 112.12 . (fig.) iar ndórtadh mheidhg na mailíse, TSh. 4108. (cryptic) mvincedhg .i. medhg Goid. 76 § 98 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 613 .

Compd. ¤uisce m. whey-water: bairgin ┐ lus ┐ medc-usce (Lenten fare), Fél. 54.28 . Mon. Tall. § 42. cuadh medhg- uisce, RC x 86.18 . cuachan do médg-usci na heclaise, Aisl. MC 15.1 .

méderad

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n [o,n.] collect. from méide? (only in rhetorics): sreithfid fuil a mméderad blood will gush from headless necks, LU 5575 ( TBC² 1091 ). de fulib méderath, 5462 (= mederoth TBC² 986 ). cosrife medrathu fer, 5427 ( TBC² 951 ).

medlánach

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Forms: medlanaigh

adj o, ā. v s m. a Domhnaill . . . bodhur-ghruganaigh bodhur-medlanaigh ! IT iii 98 § 160.

medon

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n o, m., an ollave ? m.¤ .i. oldam, H. 3.18 p. 379a ( O'C. 825 ). do dliged olloman: . . . cach indlegait medoin do dliged o ardflathaib .i. issed so dlegait brethemain ona flathaib arda aga mbit siat, Eg. 88, fo. 2c-d ( O'C. 2144 ).

medón

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Forms: medān, meodhan, meodun, meadhón, meadhán, meidheón, medōin

n o, m., medān (: gerān), Anecd. i 57 § 57. meodhan, LL 395a37 , 48 (late form). d s. meodun, Laws i 80.24 Comm. meadhón meadhán meidheón, IGT Dec. § 35.16 .

(a) middle, centre (of space or time): dub a íchtur, derg a m.¤ ┐ a uachtor (of flame), FA 21. for medon maige, Hy. v 11. ó m.¤ co himbel, Fél. Ep. 343. i mm.¤ na cathrach, FB 88. inna medón in their midst, Ml. 105d8 . a meadhon an chomh- chruinnighthe, Prov. v 14. hi medhón a aoisi in the flower of his age, FM vi 2176. (cryptic) mvincedan .i. medhón Goid. 75 § 24 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 612 .

As adv.,absol. or with prep.: anechtur ┐ medon within , IT i 311 x . is medhon aratairberat ina cethra-so, Anecd. v 24.18 . ar m.¤ (gl. per medium), Sg. 164a2 . isin cathair ar medhón, CCath. 55. TBC 1766. nos-credet ho chride ar m.¤ ┐ nos- faismet o belaib sechtair, PH 6796. do maccaib deorad [echt]ar tir ┐ . . . dó maccaib aurrad ar m.¤ (i.e. indigenous, local), TBC 20. ceart . . . righ Caisil ó thuathaibh ar meadhon (i.e. internal dues), BR 42.1 , cf. 60.13 . rann ó bon . . . ┐ rann ó inn ┐ rand ar m.¤ (legal methods of dividing property), Ériu i 214.15 . cró ar m.¤ , 215.4 . hi mmedón, gl. intus, Sg. 158b5 . is i mm.¤ dogníther . . . ni fo deud (= intrinsecus fit), 157b1 . ni dianechtair acht isint saltair i mmedon, Hib. Min. 5.150 . dóel i medon eturru midway between them, ZCP viii 314.31 .

g s. as attrib.: mēr medōin middle finger, Ir. Texts ii 29 § 33. mí meadhoin an fómair . . . mí meadhoin an geimrid (i.e. October and January), O'Gr. Cat. 319.32 , 33 . triath . . . an treana meadhóin (i.e. of the `Trian Medónach'), Keat. Poems 728.

Often strengthened by prefix cert-, fír-, etc.: im certmedon da sliasat, CCath. 5210. hi firmedón na cuardae the very centre, BDD 72. tendmedón traiged the instep , TBC 184.

m.¤ aidche midnight , often as adv.: tráth bá medon aidche, FB 84. eirgit asa suan medon aidche, Ériu ii 130 § 103. m.¤ aídche dorigned talam, KMMisc. 154.101 . One of the canoni- cal hours , ib. 146 § 6 . m.¤ laí midday: i mm.¤ lá tánic C., TBC 6066. go midi medoin laí, 3774 . i mmedon lathi, Hy. ii 46. o trath eirgi co medan lai, Cog. 76.8 . no treigtis a ddurtaig medón láoi at noon , Mon. Tall. § 12. Sext (canonical hour): celeberthair medon lai, Ériu i 44.24 . iii 116.11 . KMMisc. 144 § 2. By extension, the midday meal: dorad cuiredh doip chom a medhoin laói, Fl. Earls 42.16 ; 28.21 ; 78.21 . The south (= Lat. meridies): a haghaidh ar in medon lai, ITS xix 12.1 .

(b) the middle part of the body; the abdomen: don medon (gl. ventrem), Gild. Lor. 207. teidm . . . do galur medóin, SR 4158. fri moethichtur a medoin, TBC 2566. ita mo chorp 'na c[h]amra . . . da fēgainn me as mo medon, Arch. iii 239 § 34. betit cind ┐ chosa . . . ┐ medoin iarná tescad, TTr.² 761. The waist: remithir m.¤ fir cach ball díb, BDD 128. slabrada imma m.¤ , FA 25. ro bui cris . . . cengailti ina medhon, ZCP vi 285.35 . Cf. a chaoil, a leasrach, [a] mheadhuin, Eg. Gl. 147. The womb: táinig 'n-a dhuine . . . i meadhón Maria, A. Ó Dálaigh xlviii 27. dob fiú lé . . . aenmac Dé techt ad methon, Études Celt. i 83.10 . i meadhón a mhathar, PBocht 32 § 4.

Compds. With subst. in sense middle, mid-: ¤class: as a medonclais middle trench, Laws iii 202.17 . ¤cluiche, in phrase: fer medónchluichi `a man in the midst of the game', a person involved (in an offence, etc.), an accessary to the deed(?), distinguished from fer láime `perpetrator' and sellach `on- looker': is amuil fer laime tigerna in con dorigne in fogail ┐ is amuil fer medoncluichi tigerna in con nā derna, Laws iii 194.26 . cumal co leith do dire . . . for fer laime . . . a trian-side for lucht medoncluithi ┐ aen-trian for seallchaib, Eg. 88, fo. 28 ( O'C. 2371 ). ¤gait, in phrase: fer medōngaite `middle-theft man' (one who gives away stolen property unwittingly, etc.), Laws iii 302.19 , v 218.16 Comm. ¤ noon: i mmidi medon- lae at the height of noon, CCath. 848 , cf. TBC 3774 above ¤mér middle finger: co remet medoinmeoir [medonm. v.l.], CCath. 5308. ¤sídaigthid mediator, reconciler: medhonsí- dhaighthi[d] muinntire nimhe ┐ talman, BNnÉ 23 § 1. medonsithaighid, Fén. 2.9 . ¤tairismid standing in the middle (formed to transl. mediastinus), Sg 37b13 . ¤testimin ` middle period ' (appar. a techn. term used by O.Ir. scribes): is m.¤-t. á fil etarru, Wb. 27d19 : `what is between them (i.e. these verses) is the middle of a period' Thes. ; cf. Sg. 50b19 , Ml. 14b3 , c7 , 22d20 , 55d10 , 77b7 .

With adj. (rare): i mmís Martai medónréid smooth (calm) in the middle (?), Ériu iv 102.15 .

medónach

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Forms: medonaige

adj o, ā. (medón) central, middle, intermediate (of rela- tions of space, time and order): in pars medonach, Thes. ii 255.6 ( Stowe Miss. 65b ). asin coecait medonach the middle fifty (of the `three fifties', i.e. Psalms), Hib. Min. 4.123 . i for- ciund ind cáocaid medonaich, Mon. Tall. § 30. isin mís medo- naid ind fogomair, LU 2951 ( SG 234.22 ). a cēt-dire . . . a medonach . . . an dedenach, Laws v 402.25 . in bo-aire medonach (= of intermediate rank), iv 46.23 Comm. rē na dechmaide medonc[h]i, ib. 2.25 = medonaige, 4.1 . síneadh meadhónach middle quantity (oppd. to `s. gearr' and `s. fada'), IGT Introd. § 1. mac Cathail óig mic Cathail medhonaigh, AU iii 576.22 , cf. Cathal og mac Cathail mic Cathail, 428.17 . go coimseach nó go meadhónach to a moderate extent, TSh. 4858. As subst.: ina mbáoi do ghalar ina medhonchaibh the trouble in his inwards (i.e. mind), Hugh Roe 286.5 (fo. 75b) .