mellit

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n (? Lat. mellitus) honey-based drink, perhaps hydromel (an unfermented mixture of honey and water): somuine bech ... ian oil lan di mellit, 'profit from bees … an ól-measure cup full of m.¤ ' CIH iii 920.32 , EIF 113 n. 74 .

mellsuide

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n io, n. (see suide) a seat of some kind (a cushioned or padded one? cf. 1 mell), apparently a seat of honour: mell- ṡuidhi [mellṡaide v.l.] mín do Mæl dían dúin, Anecd. i 54 § 32 (cf. lighi cumtachta do aircindeach an tighe a aenur, RC ix 468 ). mellsuide dar ninu Néde (.i. is aíbind in suide i ndessid Néide no . . . is melta Nede dont ṡuide i ndessid), LL 186b14 = mell suide `a mistake . . . is N.'s seat', RC xxvi 14 § 8 , taking as two words; but the word may be a compd. denoting the ollave's chair.

melltach

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adj o, ā. (<mellaid) deceiving, deceitful (mod. word). meadh mealltach a false balance, Prov. xx 23. biadh meall- tach, xxiii 3 .

melltiuch?

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Forms: miltiuch

n m.¤ .i. tech mellis ( a bee-hive?), Corm. Y 914 = miltiuch, H. 3.18 .

melltóir

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Forms: mealltóir

n i, m., (mellaid) a deceiver: don melltoir, PH 2608. meal- tóir an uird ealadhna beguiler , Ériu ix 4.6 . mealltóir, Matth. xxvii 63. na drochdháoine ┐ na mealltóirighe, 2 Tim. iii 13.

melltóirecht

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n ā, f., deceit, craft, guile: feall, clúain, mealltóir- eacht, Eg. Gl. 354. occ breith ar muinntire uainn let amainsi ┐ led mealltoireacht, BNnÉ 6 § 19. rangamar annsan drochit le n-ar mealltoirecht, RC xix 140 § 112. do mhealltóireacht mhná (= fallaciae), TSh. 9491. Col. ii 8. 1 Thess. ii 3.

? melog

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Forms: mealbhóg

n curaig . . . doronsad da mbolgaib ┐ da melogaib ` bags ', Ériu viii 10 z (? = mbelogaib, cf. bellec; or mod. mealbhóg, p. 61 note).

mem(m)

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n [n. ?] a kiss: m.¤ .i. pōg, Corm. Y 952. memm .i. póg, O'Mulc. 825. O'Cl. (meam). m.¤ .i. poc ut est: a m.¤ a meblugud .i. ueste elevata .i. issed aderar crann fo édach do dechsain a mebuil, O'Dav. 1225. m.¤ n-aise . . . mas d'ais on tuccadh pocc di (i.e. if the woman consented to the kiss), Rawl. B 506 fo. 43c ( O'Don. 2367 ). Compd. ¤crand indecent assault ? (cf. O'Dav. 1225 ): ingean do Cannan . . . ros-lean-si dleachtbhan don [leg. Deltbann in] dāileamh, | nar meamcrand ag āiream ōg, Ériu x 82 § 61.

mem(m)ar

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Forms: memmor, membur, meamair, memru, meamur, memor

n o, n. and m. (Lat. membrum) memmor, LL 284a12 . n p. membur, Thes. ii 246.6 . meamair, Laws v 6.25 Comm. a p. memru, iii 34.2 (text).

A limb, member ,

(a) in older texts in fig. sense; in Laws a member of a community (often tenant of a chief, who is figuratively styled cend): oire nundem membur uile du Dea we all are members unto God, Thes. ii 246.6 ( Cambr. Hom. 37d ), where the legal sense is perhaps implied. cach memar dia chind choir (let) each member (pay) to its proper head, Laws iii 26.5 . fofuaslaice flaith ┐ fine ┐ eaclas . . . cach n[d]ochar focerdtar [sic leg.] for a meamra, iv 54.5 . ii 278.19 . ni dorata flaith no eclais dia memraib techtaib, v 314.18 . arfeith cend a memra a head has precedence over its members, O'Mulc. 103.

(b) in physical sense: m.¤ .i. mēr ut est . . . im memur laime no coise (i.e. finger or toe), O'Dav. 1263. Arch. iii 311.2 . Esp. of the membrum virile: meamur [memor v.l.] congna [congaib v.l.] ferrdha fir, For. Foc. 46. meamar .i. ball fearrdha, O'Cl. Of a woman: fri memar a cuirp, O'Dav. 1263. Cf. also LL 284a12 = ZCP xviii 92.1 .

mem(m)ra

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Forms: membræ, menbrę, memro, memrai, memrae

n io, m., (<Lat. memoria `monument'). d s. membræ (gl. tumulo, Eclog. v 42 ), Thes. ii 46.20 = menbrę, p. 361 (perhaps n s.). memro, Fél. 168.11 (poem), but: isin memrai , 244.21 . g p. memrae, Fél. Prol. 224.

A monument over the dead, a tomb; often a shrine (containing a saint's relics). conda-róet oen-memra one tomb received them, LB 179 marg. inf. saire muilind no duirthige no membra ` a shrine ', Laws iv 154.20 . téit A. isin membra do deiscin in chuirp, Fél. 244.32 (= mbemrai, Fél.² clxxi 12 ). inmain dias fil fo fois | icon crois 'con memro thes, 168.11 (expld.: ar ata membro .i. taisi Finain ┐ Onchon a n-aen maighin, ib. 13 , as if = relics ). i mmemraib óir, Prol. 80. Les in memra (n.l.), Lism. L. 2655 = Less an m.¤ , FM ii 1070.7 . m.¤ .i. scrin no taisi, O'Dav. 1232. meambra .i. sgrín no coimhéd a mbid taise, O'Cl.

mem(m)rad

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n o, n. (<memar) members (of a community), tenants, subjects (coll.): conadh laisna fír-flathaib fortach for a memradh, H. 3.18 p. 243b ( O'C. 458 ).