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.

1 mél

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n (? var. of méla or back-formation from mélach, Sages, Saints and Storytellers 170 ) shame : ní fhuighbhe meabhal ná méal 'you will not meet with disgrace or shame' ibid. 165 § 5 .

? 2 mél

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n head cold, phlegm Hessen s.v.: gl. pituita, RC xxix 269 § 2 .

méla

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Forms: melai

n , f., (O.Ir. mélae) shame, disgrace, discomfiture, mortifica- tion: meala .i. athais, O'Cl. fri todéri nó fri meli, gl. cum pituita [bellum gerentibus], Thes. ii 8.36 (a misunderstanding?) conid é sin m.¤ ┐ mertain . . . is mó tucad for Coinculaind, TBC 2041. cipé imress mela ┐ mertain fort, 47 . ro himrit m.¤ ┐ dochar for in popul, LB 157a7 . don dimicin ┐ don melai tucad fair, TTr.² 29. ansit fo melai, AU 808. teichis L. fo mela ┐ fo mebail, FB 38 Eg. fo mhéla ┐ cuitbhedh, FM iv 934.11 . ro scar ri m.¤ . . . scéla Dromma C. he cleared of reproach, Met. Dinds. iv 10. g s. i farradh na melai ┐ na hat[h]isi . . . doratsat fort, LL 400a31 . do immirt mela . . . forni, FB 41. ic fulaing in mela-sa, YBL 156b1 . ? dá n-ó mele ┐ cuitbiuda, IT i 73.1 ( LL 260a42 ); perh. = 1 meile. As pred. of cop.: bid mor a mela duit, LL 148b38 . Cog. 92.7 . luid uadib in tarb . . . bá m.¤ léo they were ashamed (? chagrined), LU 5358 ( TBC² p. 34 n. 16 ). ba meli la hA. anní sin, BB 436b47 . ba mela lais gan a shlogh do thocht `it grieved him', FM vi 2212.17 . ba m.¤ lais indreadh an tíre tairis, Hugh Roe 82.10 (fo. 22 a) .

mélach

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adj o, ā. (méla) ashamed, disappointed? siad Gaidil bus melaigh de, Quig. Brit. Ac. v 47.