méthas

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Forms: méithes

n o, m., (méth) also with palatal stem méithes, fatness, fat: an m.¤ fat , Exod. xxix 13. lán . . . do mhéuthus beathach bíata, Isa. i 11. d'ofráil an mhéuthuis, Ezek. xliv 15. With palatal stem: an te chaithios meitheas no saill fat meat, Rule of Tall. § 48.

méthasrad

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Forms: meathusradh

n o, m., collect. from méthas: meathusradh ` fatlings ', Eg. Gl. 453.

methlaid

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Forms: methlad

v ā. (denom. from meithel?) reaps; uses, consumes? meathladh .i. tomhailt no caitheamh, O'Cl. mairc dec[h]ras don domun dian | is mairg methlas a mōrpian who reaps (experiences) its great suffering (? whom . . . wastes), ZCP vii 498.12 . naoi ccéd bliadhain . . . o genair Crist . . . cosin mbliadhain ro meat[h]laidh `nine hundred years have been spent', FM ii 652.11 (poem).

? ossar na ndūli methlad | ni bad chin dūini a mandrad (Lucifer of Adam), SR 1143 ; expld. by Meyer Wortk. § 129 as vn. of this vb., but neither construction nor sense is clear. ro [ḟ]ōis re ceathrur iar sein | im dia[i]dh cen nach methladh mer | doḟedar . . . | at glan cin phecad re fer | (addressed to a woman; = without being any the worse for it?), ZCP vi 266 § 5.

methmerchurdacht

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x see mathmarcóracht.

methocan

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n : a gáirdeochus na n-aingil ┐ a methocan na cathreach neamhda Celtica vi 86 § 3 .

methol?

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n ben Bresail meic Cirb na nechór | cen merg cen methol cen brath `without standard or squad or banner' (taken as = meithel?), RC xlvii 300.10 ( LL 138b29 ); can meirg can mebail v.l.; leg. cen meirg cen mebail cen mrath without stain, without cause of shame, without falseness?

méthrad

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Forms: méithred, methrad

n o, m., (méth) also with palatal stem, méithred. Fat, grease: ping[u]edo .i. methrad , RC ix 240. an feoil ┐ an méathradh ro caithsiot, TFrag. 124.4 . gabaid for ongad- comailt a cuirp do ola . . . ┐ do methrad, CCath. 2935. braisech . . . gan ionmar gan méthradh, Mart. Don. June 9 (p. 164) . an meithreadh no an bhlonnach, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 102b3 . anbruithi a n-ingnais methraig, R.I.A. 23 P 10³ 69b7 . Rosa Ang. 78.3 .

methrud, methrad

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n brisfid cath Locha Da C. la iár m.¤ ṁBervhae, ZCP xii 238 § 63 (Baile in Scáil).

methus

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x see methas.

metista

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n (? Lat. methystos) amethyst: cuid dibh na nor ┐ in blodh eile do metista Celtica ii 126.184 . See also ametis.

métlánach

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adj (métal) pot-bellied (?): a Domnaill … bodurmétlánaig 'o Domnall … harsh and pot-bellied' EIS 148 § 40 .