meither

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Forms: meter

n o, m., an outer covering of some kind, sometimes indef. of a covering or garment in general. mether .i. brat, O'Cl. meithir bis im cairid [= caírig] claim .i. forbrat [sic MS.] mil .i. cuma bis meithir cach datha ann, in tuartan (i.e. a tartan or plaid?), Laws i 188.17 Comm. boí C. [ina] sudiu isin tsnechtu . . . cen mether imbi, LU 5600 = meter, TBC² 1117. cen m.¤ n-etaig without a stitch of clothing, Aisl. MC 17.25 . fer gan meither is gan bhróig, Buile S. 108 § 54. baí mór mether cech datha form'chinn, H. 3.18 p. 43 (quoted Aisl. MC gloss. ).

meithescal

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n [o, m.] a detachment (of troops), some part of an army? fosrimmart . . . i cro-buillib báis do methescul derid int ṡlóig, RC xiv 414.18 = LL 109b26 . ? tainic meidhescal Find da indsaigid .i. im Garbchronan taissech na ṅgilla mor, Acall. 5305.

? meithine

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n decay, blight, death (<meithe)? contethaig flaith firu batar fo methine, Ériu ii 28.36 ( YBL 124b44 ). See melgthene.

? meithlén

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Forms: methleoin

n o, m., dim. of meithel: imad ma cuairt a methleoin `abundance all round, O little band of reapers ', Ériu v 116 35 (perh. g s.; ma cuairt metrilain v.l.); reading doubtful.

meithleóir

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Forms: meithleorai

n i, m., (cf. methel) a reaper: a p. lasna meithleorai (gl. messores), Ml. 135d9 .

meithre

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x see máithre.

méitidecht

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n ā, f., (mét) size, quantity: nochan fuil cinniudh medigachta fair its size is not defined, Laws ii 232.16 . cainndi- gecht .i. meididicht, H. 3.18 p. 415 ( O'C. 963 ).

méitithir

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adj (analogous compar. of equality formed from méit) as big (as) , folld. by acc., later by FRI. co mbá métithir muldord míled cech mecon, TBC² 1935. metithir sliab, TBC 4190. métither moltcroicinn, RC xiv 54 § 65. mediter scabol tige, xii 86 § 92 . méitigther clar fichille, FB § 37 Eg. mei- dighther coire cechtar a dhi ruscca, BNnÉ 77 § 146. co mba métither frí glunib cámaill a gluine, LB 151a27 . métigther fri rigtech, 152a25 . meidithir fria hasal, Marco P. § 10. méidithir reimithir ardithir re séolchrann, Comp. CC 103 z ( Med. & Mod.Ir. Ser. iii ). metithir ra fomóir, TBC 3805. bá meidigther co mór le mul no ré damh, BNnÉ 76 § 142.

meitrén

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n o, m., (dim. of 2 metar) a small wooden vessel for liquids: metrén fochæl fo[r]lethan, Hib. Min. 66 § 9. Cf. meitríne.

? meitrilan

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x see meithlén.

meitríne

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n io, m., (< Lat. metrum) a small measure: metríne bec, Aisl. MC 101.6 . Cf. meitrén.