mílach

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Forms: milech

adj o, ā. (1 míl) abounding in animals: common epithet of sea , cf. Lat. belluosus. baíthium anfud m.¤ mend, LU 3018 ( SC 235.26 ). muir m.¤ , Fél. June 21 . in muir mend m.¤ , IT iii 38 § 24 , cf. Bruchst. i § 149 . Ériu ii 24 § 7. tondgar mara medraig milaig, RC xxvi 166 § 57. beann mhíolach, Measgra Dánta 41.12 . Lousy, verminous: milech, gl. pediculosus, Ir. Gl. 648. setigi . . . m.¤ dergnatach, Aisl. MC 11.19 . adeir . . . gibe ghnathiughus na figeadha go mbíd miolach suffers from worms (?), R.I.A. 23 K 42, 442.22 .

mílaidecht

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x see míletacht.

milaire

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n part of a mill , the pivot on which the upper millstone turns: one of the eight parts of a mill: milaire .i. heiri in muil 'the burden of the shaft' Studies on Early Ireland 14 gl. 10. See also Antiquity xviii 139 n. 36 .

milan

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n o, m., a vessel used for liquids , apparently of specified size: gl. urna, Ir. Gl. 138. in m.¤ duirn ` hand-can ', Laws i 134.4 . copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma, v 408.17 Comm. co ná ticed acht . . . m.¤ asin chilarn, Ériu iv 134.18 . secht milain, ib. 13 . tucad chucu a n-ena . . . a mílain ┐ a lóthommair, TBC 64. ? cen milána Celtica xiv 134 § 12 . As alleg. n.pr. m.: Milán m. Fernórach, Anecd. ii 55 (v.l. for Milass of text).

milbocán

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Forms: milbocain, miodhlu- cán

n o, m., name of a plant, wild carrot? daucus asininus .i. an milbhocan, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 416.18 . fremha milbhochan, 359.11 . milbocain ` wild carrot ', Rosa Angl. 286.10 . mestorc ┐ milbocan ┐ eighreim, Med. MS , ZCP xx 482 . miodhlu- cán `wild carrot', Hog. Luibh. Cf. milmecán.

milc

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Forms: miolc

n (gs. of 1 melg q.v., understood as Engl. loan-word LEIA M-52 , Celtica xxiv 28 n. 183 ) milk: m.¤ .i. bainne . . . focul gallberla, O'Dav. 1215. miolc ` whey ', O'R. (sic for medc).

milchéo

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n (cf. ceó `mist') mildew: do bhuail mé sibh . . . le m.¤ , Amos iv 9.

milchobur

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n ( mil,+ -c(h)obur, cf. accobar, Ériu xix 114-16 ) bear : amal lighes m.¤ mil as a bear licks honey, LL 116a47 .

mílchú

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Forms: milcú, milchu

n n, f., (1 míl + cú) a greyhound, a hunting hound . horcæ milchu nó conbōcail, Thes. ii 48.31 ( Philarg. 121 , gl. Hylax, Ecl. viii 107 ). milcú .i. gadhar, O'Dav. 1248. milcú, gl. malosus (= molossus), Ir. Gl. 411. milchu, Laws iv 326.12 . cuilen mílcon, MR 14.7 . dā milchoin ar slabrad airgit, Anecd. i 2.22 . secht milchoin i slabradaib argait, LL 248a47 . lécit a mílchona, 248b24 ( TBFraích 33 , 57 , Med. and Mod.Ir. Ser. v ). tuile ech, tuile milcon, Acall. 447. donal con . . . iss ed canas in cu cain, | a marbad do milchonaib, ZCP xiii 8.2 (prognosti- cations from barking of dogs; ` wolves ' O'Grady, Mélusine v 86 ). Name given to a letter-group in a species of Ogham: milchu ar aicmi huatha, Auraic. 5743. Freq. as n.pr. m.

mílchumae

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n (1 míl) a bug: gl. cimex, Sg. 69b2 .

míldemail

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adj i. warlike, martial (<2 míl)? As sobriquet: Dom- nall m.¤ , RC xi 444.3 = D. Mildemon, ZCP iii 246 § 57.