milis

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adj i. in Mid.Ir. mill- in oblique cases when syncope of the follg. vowel occurs. Sweet; pleasing to the taste (generally of taste, occas. of sound or smell): biada mílsi, Wb. 6c7 . cid m.¤ lip in mid mass, IT i 77.20 . biad m.¤ , PH 2394. do mecnaib remra millse, 519 . m.¤ a deoch is a biad, Cog. 122.24 . Of water, fresh (oppd. to salt): srotha téith-millsi, LU 10860 ( IT i 133.3 ). uisge milis ┐ searbh, James iii 11 . Fig.: m.¤ ainm . . . Euangeli, Fél. July 13 . millse briathra ḟir thochmairc, LL 121 m. sup. m.¤ teanga an Ghaedhealg, Keat. Poems 1. ag an druing . . . ré n-ar m.¤ briathra borba who relish, TSh. 1568. ag labhradh go m.¤ , PBocht 18 § 44. Equative: millsithir mil sweet as honey, LB 131a37 . millsigthir mil, TBC 5471 St. moighe mil[s]itir boludh mar blath fragrant as a blossom, BNnÉ 78 § 150. Compar. millsiu féraib . . . is millsi na gach fēr in fēr sin .i. in gort (kenning for letter g), Auraic. 5557. créad is millse ná mil? Judges xiv 18. Sup. millsim feda (kenning for letter io), Auraic. 5608.

Compds. ¤briathrach sweet-worded, mellifluous, suave: Milscothach .i. m., Anecd. ii 47. gur uo coīnchomráitech m. forne na fēne re chéle, Fian. 64.4 . ¤deoch, TSh. 8341. ¤geind ( ¤geing): an fiormaimeint 'sa mhilisgheing cíordhubh, Keat. Poems 687 ; `sweet-wedge, the Galaxy or Milky Way?' Vocab. ¤ráitech: Maedócc m. of the sweet speech, Misc. Hag. Hib. 109 § 28.

1 Miliuc

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Forms: Milchú, Miliuc, Milchú, Milcon, Miliuc, Miliucc, Milcoin, Milcon, Miliuc, Miliuc, Milcon, Míliucc

npr. m. hypocoristic form of Milchú, from which the g s. and in O.Ir. a s. and d s. are supplied, see Wortk. § 33 ; Thurneysen, ZCP xix 366 n . considers Miliuc the orig. form of the name, Milchú being an analogical formation from g s. Milcon. n s. Miliuc, Thes. ii 62.10 . Miliucc, 259.20 ( Ardm. 9a2 , 3a1 ); but a s. Milcoin, 259.10 , 17 , g s. Milcon, 264.28 . oc Miliuc , LU 267. do Miliuc , Trip. 34.20 ; 38.1 , but g s. Milcon [sic leg.], 38.13 . fria Míliucc , LB 25b14 . Cf. follg.

2 Miliuc

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Forms: Miliucc, Míliuc, M., mMíliuc, Milcon, Míleac, Míolcan

n.l. (same word as preceding?) in several place-names in Ireland. Name of a river , TBC 4230 = Miliucc, TBC² 2741. o Míliuc , LU 3108. oc M. Chorcu, LL 333b17 . i mMíliuc Fhiaich, 372d18 . .vii. n-epscoip Milcon Fiaich, 374a9 . Míleac, g. Míolcan `a common place-name, Meelick ', Dinneen.

miliún?

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n nā bi meirg miliun (miliuin v.l.) .i. mitoiscid no milesaighthi no mileptha no milen ┐ faill, O'Dav. 1151 ; perh. míliúin, g s. of mí-lén misery, wretchedness. Cf. ní misde sógh méine miliún [miolún v.l.] | Éiri ar anṡógh, IGT Dec. ex. 32.

milla

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adj io, iā (<mínla) gentle, mild ; generally of persons, often of saints. fer m.¤ . . . macánta, ALC i 538.16 . maighden milla, ZCP vi 26.7 . Macha miolla, Content. xvi 157. Martan milla, Gorm. Nov. 1 , cf. Dec. 9. Maedócc mor miolla, BNnÉ 285 § 273 . Sinell . . . snuaidhmíolla `of the mild appearance', Misc. Hag. Hib. 110.5 . Of things graceful, pleasing? fa chárnn miolla Mughaine (: síodha) ` beauteous ', Top. Poems 120.16 . long mhílla ` beautiful ', Misc. Celt. Soc. 344.18 . a gha . . . grés-m.¤ , Caithr. Thoirdh. 39.40 = MR xiv 29 (` neat-engraved '). bruinde m.¤ ` soft bosom ', Ériu iv 218.13 . a ruisc mhíonla! SG 265.6 .

milldagach

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x see milledach.

mille

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n f. malt (B. na f.): m.¤ (.i. brogoid) mistum is í te, ZCP v 489 § 14 .

milledach

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adj o, ā (milliud) destructive, malefic (cf. Celtica xxiv 9 ): fer tuadchaech co súil millethaig, BDD 140 (= milledaig YBL). suil milldagach (of Balor), RC xii 100.4 . See milltech.

millén

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Forms: milléan

n m. (early Mod.Ir., milleán in spoken lang.) blame, re- proach: responsibility for a fault: milléan `an upbraiding', Eg. Gl. 483. do gabatar ag m.¤ ar a chéile they fell to mutual recrimination, Caithr. Thoirdh. 135.10 . do thionnsgain . . . milléan do thabhairt dona cathrachaibh, Matth. xi 20. biadh a mhilléan aige air féin let him blame himself for it, Keat. ii 6168 . ? milleon mílte `censure (?) of thousands', Keat. Poems 946.

millid

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v i.

(a) spoils, ruins, destroys. Of physical injury: amra tinne . . . in cú nícon millestar, Hy. v. 46. co ro milled a rosc [ó] Oengus, LU 4054. ro siacht cach tond . . . ro millset in mnaí, Met. Dinds. iii 30. ? millsiund sastund sál mara móir has destroyed us (?), LL 116a47 . imdentar leis do neoch ro milled d'Ultaib for the damage done to the Ulstermen, TBC 1612. imarcraid fleochaidh gur ro millit toirthe, FM ii 700.10 . Overthrows, destroys (enemies), spoils, devastates (places): ro milled in gentlecht, Fél. Prol. 213. ro mill ┐ ro mudhaidh Gullu, Cog. 138.1 . Alama mac B. . . . le milltí Teamhair, Oss. iv 220.14 . (with obj. omitted) co ro millset co Imlech Iubair, RC xviii 9.7 .

(b) breaks, violates, cancels (a bond, etc.): acht nar milter úaibsi a n-arach provided the compact is not broken by you, TBC² 1379. cid fodera co millinn a eneclann im duine a fherund do thabairt i rath fuidri? why is a person's honour- price cancelled by giving his land? Laws v 40.6 .

(c) of moral injury: mná adaltracha ┐ techtaire nos-millet ina mígnimaib who seduce them, FA 29. feib ro sill Grís for in nglain | ro mill . . . a menmain `she perverted' (? bewitched), Met. Dinds. iii 134 . nir mill Muiri a hoigi did not lose her virginity, Arch. iii 242 § 19 . no gur milledar féin Connachta umpu ar marbadh rígh Umhall dáib till they made Connacht too hot for them- selves (?), SG 36.25 . an té mhillios a shlíghthe he that per- verteth his ways, Prov. x 9. In reflex. sense: Muiredach ni mill re mnaib, Arch. iii 308.3 . See milliud and millte.

milliud, milled

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Forms: millti

n u, m., vn. of millid. The act of spoiling, ruin- ing, destroying ,

(a) in physical sense: hi cinta ind fergoirt do m.¤ , FB 38. milledh in lachta, Laws ii 44.8 Comm. dāl bróin is milti a doom of sorrow and destruction, LL 33a22 . aga lot ┐ accá láinmhilleadh, FM vi 1932.4 . E. do ghabail . . . ┐ a breith co Baile Atha Cliath ┐ a milleadh ann he was put to death, AU iii 248.8 . mac iarla A. ata aguind da breith da milludh to be taken . . . for his execution, ZCP vi 66.5 . is minic docuiredh sgribend a millti fein le techtuire many a messen- ger has carried his own death-warrant, 284.5 . pl. rob dín ar millti cach daire a shelter against destruction, BColm. 82.26 . millte mora ┐ loisg[th]e imda do denam devastations , AU iii 308.25 .

(b) in moral sense: th'enech do m.¤ , IT i 128.2 . millidh geisi, Ériu iii 158.8 . aoine an Choimdedh do mhilledh to violate the Lord's fast-day, Buile S. 32.18 . clæn crete . . . isat deich millti milles causes ten metrical faults, Auraic. 2036. Seducing (a woman): no saigfed m.¤ a n-ingenraidi, LU 10163. ar mhilleadh ban, TSh. 1723.

(c) of injuring by magic, casting the evil eye, etc.: m.¤ quasi mi-silliud .i. drochṡilliud, Corm. Y 859 ; folld. by O'Cl. (milliudh). This is perh. the sense in the follg. exx.: bá hé m.¤ són dobertatár [na druid], BDD 144. dá amaid do bhí . . . ré milleadh naoidhean, Keat. ii 5976 , cf. ban-aimiti . . . nó bhíth . . . agá idhmilled mac mbeg, Cóir An. 54. Of diseases: tedmand for cethraib . . . boara comalla milliuda (`over- lookings', bewitchments ?), RC xxvi 46 § 233. miḟilliuda .i. a lecun for a seirthib 'evil bendings/turnings, that is, [its] releasing/casting upon [cattle's] shanks (?)' RC xxvi 61 , Celtica xxiv 19 . is ed fotera galar forsna clanna, eter eltrai ┐ milliuda olchena, Ériu i 218 § 3. Cf. millitha .i. cnuic millithe .i. easlainte boils, murrain (?), O'Cl.