meinistir

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Forms: meinistri, meinistri, menstir, menistreach, meinistri

n f. orig. ī-stem, later guttural (g s. meinistri, Laws v 264.15 text. ? n p. meinistri, Triads 63 ). A box or case used to carry vessels and other insignia used in the Divine Service, or sometimes relics: sometimes transld. `service-set' or `credence- table'; it formed part of the travelling equipment of a saint or cleric in early times (< Low Lat. ministerium `sacrorum vasorum . . . congeries et apparatus' Ducange ). menstir, Thes. ii 241.17 ( Ardm. 18a2 ) = Trip. 344.21 . cuic primfethail cecha ec[ol]sa . . . .i. bachall ┐ menistir ┐ cros ┐ cloc ┐ catur (.i. soiscela), Trip. p. xxi ( Rawl. B 512 fo. 44b2 ). dobert Pátraic cumdach do Fiac .i. clocc, meinistir, bachall, pólairi, 190.13 (glossed .i. minna aistir, Arch. iii 26.6 , an etymol. gl.). dorat soiscela ┐ m.¤ dó (= evangelium et ministeir), Lat. Lives 51. ro bual D. in sacart . . . coro bris m.¤ Coluim ro bui for a muin, LL 353a74 . Used for carrying relics: mo ministir maisech móirfhertach . . . ina bfuil ní do thaisibh na naomh, BNnÉ 266.13 , cf. 245 . 28 and see note ii 356 . tuillem meinistri the earnings of a reliquary (i.e. fees or donations collected by the priest who carried it), Laws v 264.15 (glossed .i. log . . . imtuillit na minna bitt for aister, 266.10 ). tuillem ministri, Coic Con. Fugill 21 § 6 = t. menistrech, 55 § 127 (see note p. 59 ). For carrying the reserved Host: ros fucc somh o Bhairrai a m.¤ n-umha cona shacarfaic, BNnÉ 16.3 ; cf. tuillem baithis no menistrech, H. 3.18 p. 19a ( O'C. 53 ), which seems = t. bathais ┐ comnae, ib. g p. na cerdda oc denam na mmias ┐ na menistreach , Trip. 250.26 . ór . . . do chumdach minn ┐ mainisdrech (sic), Lism. L. 873. In: flaidh na teorai meni- strech, ZCP ix 450.13 , we should prob. read mainistrech monasteries. In gen. sense of someth. sacred: trí meinistri fer Féne .i. cích, grúad, glún ` halidoms ', Triads 63 (but this seems m. pl., perh. an early instance of menistir < Lat. minister, see ministir).

1 méinne

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Forms: béinde, méinde, méine

n io, m., béinde méinde (ban), IGT Dec. § 2.24 . A com- pany, retinue; members of a household ; acc. to Meyer Wortk. 48 < Mid. Eng. meinie, meiney (O.Fr. maisnie) or from AN, Risk 588 . Conall 's a cland chruaid | 's a menne mearda marcsluaig, Met. Dinds. iii 358. rointer Eri leth ar leth | ac in dā menne meadrach, ib. a cochaill féne . . . iman ménne, Ir. Texts ii 33 § 19. O'Dubda . . . menne mor findmuige Fáil, Hy Fiach. 208.7 . méinne macámh, IGT Dec. ex. 101. g s. sógh méine , ib. ex. 32 . is beag an fóghnamh doghnídhim acht ag coiméad méine mo mhná household (?), Oss. vi 172.16 . gur glacad a ghallméine English garrison (of an Anglo-Norman fortress), Caithr. Thoirdh. 29.6 ; ib. 25 . Cf. béine `a company '; b. ógbhan `a bevy of young women', Dinneen .

2 méinne

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n f. (2 méin) mind, disposition, temper (mod.): gáoith- mh.¤ nár thláith ré tenn, Gleanings 20 § 36. m.¤ na ndaoineadh, GJ i 25a .

méinni?

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Forms: m.

ind delg díuscoilt crú ceiti méim m.¤ , Thes. ii 248.5 (Sg. Incant.).

méintecht

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n f. (2 méin?) disposition, nature? ní cualaidh bean . . . aon lá ba sáimhe méinteacht `a day more agreeable', Oss. vi 146.24 .

? meir

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conj m.¤ is ḟorni . . . | tuc ingen Echach anró ` since (?) it is on us', CRR 5 (leg. mar?).

meirb

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Forms: merbi, meirbe, meirbhnéll

adj i,

(a) in O.Ir. lifeless, a corpse (?): pl. inna merbi .i. mortua corpora (gl. occisorum funera), Ml. 113b8 . dunaib merbib .i. dunaib corpaib marbaib (gl. funeribus), 65c4 .

(b) Mid. and later Ir. inert, flaccid, feeble: (in moral sense) weak, ineffective, backboneless: tipra nad m.¤ fon muir, Met. Dinds. iii 286. is merb is is marb mo guth, SC 29. nir bat lesc ar nar bat meirb, 26 ; cf. Tec. Corm. § 19.30 . toisechu bia marb oldas bia m.¤ , LL 147a9 = P.R.I.A. iii 546 § 8 . cech m.¤ is mettu every weakling is a coward, Met. Dinds. iii 376. ni fortachtaig[i] Día nach mifhir m.¤ , Trip. 88.29 . duthracht fir maíth-laim m.¤ , LL 146b12 ( P.R.I.A. iii 540 § 6 ). rádis athesc nar bo m.¤ , TFerbe 868 . comairli nach m.¤ , Ériu vii 226.9 . dál nach meirbh, Anecd. ii 35 § 10. is meirbh a phearsa a láthair, 2 Cor. x 10. Adv. ni m.¤ dofich Falbe, Fianaig. 12 § 17. cetheoir coinnle . . . ni meirv forosnat a clár, 14 § 33 . seal go meirbh ┐ seal go láidir, TSh. 1656. As subst. = meirbe: almai aidb[l]i cen m.¤ , SR 6297. m.¤ .i. mi-soirb, O'Dav. 1222 (etymol. gl.). m.¤ .i. truagh nó meata, Stowe Gl. 183. In good sense mild, gentle: a Mhuire mheirbh, Dánta Grádha xxxii 31 (= 30.31 ed. 1926). In Mod.Ir., of weather warm, sultry , s. Dinneen .

Compds. rop múr ar cech merblén feebleness , Fél. Jan. 24. ar in meirplind, ór ni teilgthe he achd tria meirphlind for it could be cast only through calm water (of the gaoi bhulga), ZCP x 295.5 . meirbhnéll lethargy , Buile S. 92.6 . ag meirbhshiubhal go mall, TSh. 2560.

meirbe

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Forms: merb(a)e

n , f., (io, m.?) occas. with non-palatal, merb(a)e, abstr. of meirb. Inertness, weakness, ineffectiveness: merbe ┐ lagatus cech uilcc, PH 4360. a chétul cen merbai (: demnai), Fél. Ep. 150. co tistais cen merbi mod | do adrad a deilbi-seom, SR 1807. 7227 . cen merbe, cen derc[h]ainuth, Arch. iii 320.5 . cen meirbe is cen míbal, Met. Dinds. iii 224. deich meic B. cen m.¤ , LL 4a42 = Leb. Gab. i 220.1 . bad ḟossud cen chuit merbae, Ériu iii 96 § 3. ni ḟetamar . . . comairli merbi na mettachta acut, LL 264b1 = MU 18.8 . do bhrígh a meirbhe ┐ a neamhtharbhuidhe, Hebr. vii 18. meirbhe .i. brég; mearbha .i. mearbhall no brég, O'Cl. (folld. by P. O'C. ) is prob. a false inference from the phrase: cen m.¤

meirbes

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n m. (meirb) weakness: as neartmhaire meirbheas Dé náid daoine, 1 Cor. i 25.

meirbigid

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v g, (meirb) weakens, enervates: ro meirbhiged a meisnech, ALC i 466.13 .

meirblech

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Forms: merblach, merbhlach, mearbhla

n [a, f.?] ra immir in Findbennach meirbflech a astair ┐ a imthechta ┐ na sliged for in Dond Cualngi, TBC 6152 = merblach, St.; merbhlach H., mearbhla, Add. (forms prob. due to association with merbal). The reading of LL may mean intricate confusion, maze (cf. meirblige, -id); Wind. translates: , taking as = merbal.