mérda

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adj (mér) digital, of the finger: compoid merdha 'finger-reckoning (computus digitorum)' Ériu xiii 37.8 , Éigse xxiv 39-41 .

merdacht

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Forms: merdachta, merachta

n ā, f., (merda) animation, impetuosity: is boc ar m.¤ ` madness ', O'Dav. 318. go merrdacht ┐ go moirmeanmain, FM vi 2118. g s. meisce merdachta , R.I.A. 23 Q 6 p. 33b ( O'C. 1750 ) = merachta, Eg. 88, fo. 31d ( O'C. 2404 ). fírlaithrecha fothaigthi buirbi ┐ bāig ┐ brathmerdacht in beatha `of the . . . vigour of the world', MR 150.6 .

mére

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x see méra.

merechduin

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n madness or viciousness in a horse ? tetnuis .i. m.¤ , H. 3.18 p. 638b ( O'C. 1420 ), introducing a passage dealing with injury done by a vicious horse (parallel in Laws iii 180.6 - 11 ). A compd. of 1 mer?

merenn

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x g s. see 2 mér.

merg

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n rust see meirg.

mergach

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adj o, ā. wrinkled? gl. corrugatus, Ml. 132c8 . Prob. same word as 1 meirgech q.v.

mergánta

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adj io, iā. brisk, spirited: each mearagánta lom-luath, ITS i 32.2 . long mhearrgánta `gallant ship', Isa. xxxiii 21. ? gu mearghanta (MSS. meardhannta, merradh, merragha), gu mór-chneadhach 'be spirited, inflicting great wounds' Angus Matheson Essays 152.23 . In bad sense: lucht mearrganta ` headstrong ', 2 Tim. iii 4.

merlach

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Forms: mérlach

n a hinge: m.¤ na comla, gl. cardo, Ir. Gl. 944. Stokes suggests mérlach < mér finger.

meróc

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n f. a species of bird: mer . . . .i. lon unde dicitur meroc a merula .i. glasluin, H. 3.18 p. 82 ( O'C. 152 ).

meróid

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see smeróid