milrad, mílrad)

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n o, m., (1 míl) hunting, the chase: milradh Naisi `the venison (? hunting-rights) of Naas', BR 2.11 (a pre- rogative of the high king). oc milruth, RC xiii 381.1 ( LL 272a 23 ). sluaig ag milradh, ZCP xii 290.18 . luidh . . . do milroth, Ériu vii 242.3 . do mhílrad, Cóir An. 214. buaid marcachais ┐ milraid, Fen. 178.13 . Fig. dogníodh . . . Fer D. an cleas . . . do milradh meanman ┐ aigeanta to pluck up spirits (?), ZCP x 289.15 .

mílta

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adj o, ā. (1 míl) abounding in animals (cattle, game): ar ghríanmhuigh mhíolta, Keat. Poems 1494.

mílte

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n io, m., (2 míl) military service: transl. militia, Wb. 28a19 . ainm ind lóge doberr do miledaib ar m.¤ (gl. stipendium), 3c1 . dulchinne in mílti, 11a5 . dom Chummain cain mílti `of beauti- ful warfare', Fél. Nov. 12. dia foglaim in milti, BB 263b47 ( SG 331.18 ). do foclaim an milti (.i. an gaiscid gnáthaig ┐ ingnataich), ZCP iii 248 § 61.

milten

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n (mil) a beehive (? honeycomb): dobertis . . . mil . . . asna miltenaib (de alveariis campestribus), Lat. Lives 48 = Trip. 14.12 (`out of the combs').

míltne

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n [, f.] (2 míl) military prowess, valour: miltne .i. milt- neacht nó miliotacht, O'Cl. doratsat m.¤ ar miodlachas, Hugh Roe 328.2 (fo. 85a) .

míltnecht

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n ā, f.,

(a) military service: mílte .i. miltnecht, Fel.² clxvi (gl. on Nov. 12 ) = milnecht, Fél. p. 234 n. 10 . i llóg a gaiscid ┐ a míltnechta, TTr.² 253. ro fácaib Longinus a m.¤ saegulda, PH 681 , cf. 699 .

(b) concrete, military forces: Iob . . . toisech míltnechta Dauid, SR 6594. ros-digbatar Roma- naigh imma miltnecht, Anecd. iii 66.20 (= miltneach, Todd Nenn. 172.12 ). doruacht miltnect calma cucu, ib. 25 = milnech, Todd Nenn. 172.17 .

míltnidecht

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n ā, f., military service: miltnidecht do rigaib dogníd (= miles fuit), Lat. Lives 87. forácaib M. a míltnidecht tal- manda (= relictâ militiâ), 89 . Transf. of spiritual warfare: cusin Coimdid dia ndernai fognam ┐ m.¤ (of St. Patrick), LB 29b27 ( Thr. Hom. 44.26 ). PH 1633.

míltnigid

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v g. (míltne) serves as a soldier: duit-siu ro míltniges- [s]a cusindíu; do Dia míltnigfet o sund immach (= militavi . . . ut militem Deo), Lat. Lives 89 ( RC ii 388 § 13 ). ateoch friut na huile noebmanchu ro miltnigsetar erut, Ir. Lit. 32.12 .

míltóg

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n f. a gnat, midge . mialtóg `a moth ', Eg. Gl. 417. co scuaibeobthar amal míltóga iat, PH 7525. a threoruighthe dalla sgagus an mhíoltóg, Matth. xxiii 24. chum na míoltóg leathair bats , Isa. ii 20.

mimasc

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Forms: mibasc, bibasc, m., mimaisc

n o, m., (later ā,f.?), also written mibasc, bibasc (lenited).

(a) part of a spear: manaís bréfech o mimusc co hadairc, LU 5638 = o mimuisc, TBC² 1159. The `adarc' seems to have been a ferrule or ring of horn round the upper end of the shaft, see Joyce Soc. Hist. i 113 ; the m.¤ may have been a guard-ring below the blade . ? co ndechaid in daiger dibraicthe dar brogad a bibaisci i tulmuing in talman (of a javelin which ultimately lodges in the ground), MR 152.18 . pl. fondaig (.i. carbusa) scailti, nimaisc [leg. mimaisc] derca, calga a cru domblas dond (of results of battle), Anecd. ii 8. miomasc .i. sleagh, O'Cl.

(b) in Laws apparently a fastening or security of some sort; a bolt or staple ? im chinaid do mimaisc [sic MS.] `thy bad place of security', Laws i 184.11 , glossed .i. do comla .i. a mberar for do dorus amach, 188.26 . aithne conae cain mimaisc `a deposit that a good bolt protects', v 196.4 (`', Thurneysen, ZCP xv 352 § 41 , i.e. a deposit kept in a well-secured place); glossed .i. aithne coimeta ar cul meth dobeir miasc [= mi- ḟasc?] . . . ar cul na comlad .i. glas, ib. 16 ; cf. the parallel passage H. 3.18 p. 382b ( O'C. 837 ): cain immaisc [leg. mimaisc] .i. glaiss .i. in coiméd conidnoi in glas (a staple ?). m.¤ .i. drochfasc . . . bidh doigh coma[d] ainm do trost comla é (i.e. a bolt), O'Dav. 1227 (the first definition is an etym. gloss sug- gested by the prefix mí-). It is perhaps worth noting that comla `door-valve' is also used of part of a spear, see Meyer Contrib. s.v. comla . Cf. also mimasclach.

(c) in prosody, name of a metre: mibhasc, IT iii 12 § 20. desmireacht ar [m]imaísc, 29 § 69 . lethmíbasc, 49 § 89 . m.¤ .i. . . . nath, O'Dav. 1227. Meyer, Ir. Metrics 24.

mimasclach

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n (cf. mimasc) a hinge: gl. cardo, Sg. 62b6 . In follg. exx. seems used figuratively of a bolt or fastening of some kind (cf. mimasc) or perh. a place secured with bolts: comeirge inna secht ngaeth tentidhe a mimasclaigib nimhe `the poles of heaven', Ériu ii 138 § 124. gredan . . . na cetri ngoeth . . . ac taitmech a mimosclund [leg. mimasclach?] ic scailiud, Cog. 178 z .