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.

míle

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Forms: míli, míli, míli, míle, mílte, milib, mílib

n , f. (< Lat. pl. mīlia) a thousand .

num (a) as numeral: a s. corrici míli , Sg. 207b10 . n d. di míli déec, Wb. 15b1 . n p. deich míli , 12d25 . trí [teora v.l.] míli . . . for fichit már míle (i.e. 23,000), Fél. Jan. 16. fiche [la] teoir míli, ib. Sept. 1. Later míle is used alike for sing. and pl.; in Mod.Ir. mílte is used as subst. in pl. Folld. by gen. or prep. DE: for dib milib ech, Ml. 43d1 . dá sé míle martar 12,000 martyrs, Fél. July 10 . mile ndethach, Rawl. 132a52 . sé míle do míledaib co ndelbaib ech ┐ én, FA 8 (by Windisch expld. as six thousand thousands; ? six thousand warriors). cóic míli . . . ┐ deich cét in cach míli, BDD 52 , cf. 58 . as míltibh Israel míle as gach éintreib, Numb. xxxi 5. is fearr . . . ná na mílte d'ór, Psa. cxix 72. Often used adverbially in d p., esp. in chevilles: mílib lá, SR 2491. mílib rann, 4967 . mílib scél, 5551 . is é sin [in] tech mór mílib amus with thousands of hired soldiers, RC xv 283 (Dinds. Tara). m.¤ céimenn a thousand paces, i.e. a mile (= Lat. mille passus): mile chemenn, Thes. i 6.12 . Laws iv 228.5 . én m.¤ cémend o Róim, PH 1916. sesca mormili . . . do chemendaib, ZCP iii 18.37 . dí mhile ceimenn ó Dún na nGall, FM vi 1926.1 . Hence

(b) a mile: amal bid míli on chathraig, SR 3554 , cf. 360 and 2712 . ní móu míli . . . ón chrois . . . co cill F., Trip. 130.14 . ní dheachaidh eadh áenmhíle d'fearann the space of a mile, FM v 1778.10 . ag dul uimhir airidhe do míltibh, BCC § 299.

(c) a district of a certain extent (cf. tricha cét), and by extension the ruler thereof: sé ríg thúsig a n-árim ríg ┐ ocht míli déc a n-arim míli, LL 219b5 ( TTr. 173 ).

(d) a millennium: trian don miliu [sic] itām, ZCP ix 449.12 .

mílech

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Forms: mileach, miledhaib

n o, m., (orig. neut.? n s. mileach ndergoir, RC xxiv 143.17 = mílech derggoir, LL 248a32 ) a brooch: m.¤ airgit inna brut, BDD 75. milech oir, IT i 119.16 . mílec[h] iarnaide . . . ina brut, Aisl. MC 9.27 . ticfa D. . . . co leind is co m.¤ , Met. Dinds. iii 152. cét milech ōrdatha, LL 51a21 . gu milechaib arccait for a ndōitib, ZCP iv 41.22 = miledhaib, LL 250b33 ( TBFr. 260 ). mileach .i. dealg, O'Cl. See ÉC iii 13 n. 2 .

mílechán

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n o, m., a small brooch: cēd mileachan ōrdhatha .i. dealg, Mart. Don. xxxvi 12.

míleta

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Forms: milita, míleatu

adj io, iā. (2 míl) pertaining to or befitting a warrior, martial: gleo ra-mileda, TBC 3494. léni míleta, 5188 . co barruachtar a dondfúathroci m.¤ , LU 6558 = milita, TBC² 2044. sciath mileta, Cog. 74.17 . le murliagaibh mora mileta (of stones used as missiles), ZCP vi 46.30 . oenchrann mileta ` stately ', RC xxvi 138.19 . Of persons, soldierly, warlike: oclach . . . mormileta, Corm. Y 1059 ( Anecd. v 94.6 ). fodhmhoir milita, Ériu iii 166 § 23. (compar.) mó ┐ miletu, feochru ┐ firdoilgi . . . é, CCath. 759. adv. go meanmnach míleatu , Hackett xx 13.

míletacht

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Forms: milaidecht

n ā, f., the profession of a soldier and in wider sense martial prowess: milaidecht, Auraic. 5801 (list of callings). senoir iar cur a militachta de, Aen. 1077. ba mílid ar militacht, Hib. Min. 65 § 3. a misnech ┐ a mileatacht, MR 314.19 . dorattsat a milettacht ar miodhlachas, FM vi 2298.16 .