2 morc

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Forms: Muirc

n o, m., a boar? m.¤ .i. torc, O'Cl. oenach morc maimthi `a fair of hogs' CRR 6 ; seems a fig. expression for a gathering of warriors . Prob. same word as preceding, the orig. sense being something great or huge, cf. O'Clery's gloss given under 1 morc. As n.pr. m., Morc mac Deled (name of a Fomorian chief), LL 6a44 , Leb. Gab. i 80.30 , Keat. i p. 180 ; gen. Muirc, Leb. Gab. i 86.5 .

mórda

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adj io, iā. (mór) great, exalted , of position and rank; also of disposition, lofty, high-minded; haughty . m.¤ cach menmnach, Arch. iii 229.117 , cf. 230.141 . m.¤ cech ndindba `every indigent person is proud', Tec. Corm. § 13.17 . nít mórdai fria ṅgudi ` haughty ', Fél. Mar. 1. menmaib mórdaib, SR 4359. rob é an Maoisi mórdha (of Brian Boroimhe), Cog. 204.10 . Hieremias morda ` majestic ', Gorm. May 1. compar. ni ḟaca laoch . . . budh morrda is budh mire, LL 396.2 . go gcailltear . . . an onóir leis na daoinibh bhíos mórdha ré linn a mbeathadh exalted, of high position, TSh. 917. Of things: noí mis, mōrda rē, SR 7515. fidbudh messa mordhai, Anecd. i 56 § 45. munce mordhai, § 51.

mórdacht

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Forms: mórdhacht

n ā, f., mórdhacht, IGT Dec. § 26. Magnanimity, greatness of mind ; in objective sense dignity, grandeur, majesty: bidh mordacht it' mór-tighibh, LL 386a36 . ni rabi a samail issin Asia . . . ar maisse ┐ míne ┐ mórdacht, 225b26 ( TTr. 621 ). uasalcleirech . . . ar mine, ar mordhacht, ar midhcaire, AU ii 256.12 . ar mhórdhacht, ar óige, ar fhéile dignity (of a woman), Keat. Poems 124. (in unfavourable sense) is ann as mheasa an mhórdhacht | mar théid sibh i seanórdhacht `greater grows thy pride', A. Ó Dálaigh xli 5. foillseocha misi do mhórdhacht thy greatness, Psa. cxlv 6. ar láimh dheis na morghachda majesty , Hebr. i 3. mórdhachd, Eg. Gl. 236. In late lit. used like Eng. majesty periphrastically in speaking of kings: ó mhórdhacht an rígh King Sémas his Majesty King James, FM vi 2336.1 , cf. 2294.10 . má mhesann mordhacht an ríogh if his Majesty considers, MacAingil 483.3 .

mórdál

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Forms: mordhal, -dáil

n ā, f., (mór + 2 dál)

I A great assembly, a general assembly (often of a legislative or judicial meeting). ri ro saér Susannam . . . dia tucad isin mordáil, SR 7358. mordhal Corca baiscinn, Lism. L. 1875 (n s.). i mmordáil fer nÉreand, Ériu iv 138 § 14. a mordail Droma Cet, BCC § 95. FM i 42.8 . mórdáil tuaithe no cineoil no aireachta .i. in bail i mbi in ri no cluithi [= cluichi] .i. i n-aonach, Eg. 88, fo. 29d ( O'C. 2382 ). Of Doomsday: co mordail bratha, FA 6. ní dhamhann mesrugud | asa [leg. 'sin] mordhail móir, ZCP viii 208.16 . mac Muire . . . mormaor na mordala, 210.8 . mac Muiri na mordal, 114 § 3.

II Muster, display, hence pomp, grandeur, pride (later sense, n s. -dáil). mórdháil a shluaigh ba hé a mhian `the exultation (? muster) of his hosts', Oss. iv 10.4 . ar bhar neithibh féin . . . do chur amach le mórdháil `boastfully exaggerating your side', Content. xvi 121. lét aon Bhrian Bóruimhe abháin | do shíol Eibhir go mórdháil `with your single B. to do credit to E.'s race', 117 . Used like mórdacht in addressing or speaking of a sovereign: admhuidh mórdháil an Ríogh gach ní, MacAingil 496.16 .

mórdálach

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adj o, ā. proud, haughty, majestic: Maodhocc mordá- lach, BNnÉ 227 § 130. duine miadhach mórdhalach, FM v 1638.1 . do milib mercalma mordalacha, ZCP vi 46.4 . easpog co méin mórdhálaigh `of exalted mind', Arch. Hib. i 97 § 16. fá shíol mórdhálach Mileadh, Keat. Poems 1188. Of an action: sitheadh mear mórdhálach, ML 86.35 .

mórdatu

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Forms: mórdata

n d, m., (mórda), later mórdata. Pride, haughtiness, arrogance: morthai [mordhata v.l.] cen dān cen folad, ZCP iii 449.20 . soaccallaim cen mórdataid, Tec. Corm. § 1.5 . cen tnúth, cen mórdataid, FA 35. cen uabar cen mordhataig, LB 136b2 ( Todd Lect. vi 55 ). tír . . . nach fuil . . . formad na miscais nó mordataidh, IT iii 193 z .

mórdatus

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Forms: mordatos

n m. pride, haughtiness: gan mordatos , Fen. 370.20 .

mordraige

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n ducorastar Dia deilb mordraige ┐ fir boith for- sinní Dauid, Ml. 52 (`a form of great ruggedness ', Thes.).

mórfeiser

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Forms: mórṡeiser, mórfeisser, morfesser, moirseser, móirsheisear

n o, m., (= mór + seiser; for phonetic change cf. fiur < siur), later also mórṡeiser, `a great hexad', i.e. a heptad, a group of seven persons (strictly of men). fácab morḟeser dia muintir, Trip. 344.22 ( Ardm. 18a2 , Thes. ii 241.17 ). mórfeisser, 116.12 (Rawl. = morseiser, Eg.). mórfessiur di thrénferaib, FB 2. morfessiur leiss dia maccaib, LU 2900. morfessiur . . . cona- tuil i ṅEffis, Fél. Aug. 7. g p. cet mili morfesser múad, SR 5027. Cerddraige dicuntur ar ba cerdd cach fer dib co mor- fessiur, LL 320e55 (i.e. to the seventh generation, Mann. and Cust. iii 320 ). morseser a daim his retinue is of seven men, Laws iv 324.13 . ata morseisir i tuaith arcuile coir urnadhma seven men who are prohibited from the right of contracting marriage, v 132.1 . moirseser, TBC 5525 (St.). ro marbhadh moirsheiser ann, FM ii 1016.18 . móirsheisear d'aois uilc, Studies 1931, 260 § 5 . Of women: doto[e]gut a morḟesiur, IT ii2 229 Eg. = dotiagad na secht n-ingena, ib. YBL. móirsheisear, Dinneen .

morgad

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vn (morgaid) act of decaying : gabaid morgad cuigi 'it decays ' Celtica ii 32 § 5 .

morgaid

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Forms: morgtha, morgad, morgadh, morgad

v ā. putrefies, rots, emits stench: do mhorg a anáil ó neimh his breath was corrupted, Cóir An. 41 (p. 306.19) . co ros-morg a fheoil uadha, BNnÉ 297 § 36. part. morgtha ` defil[e]d, prophane ', Eg. Gl. 576. vn. morgad o, m. putrefying; putrefaction, rottenness: morgadh, bréuntas ` corruption ', Eg. Gl. 461. ar mbeth cethri lá adhnaici dó ┐ ar mórgad ann, Maund. § 89. morgadh do gabail, Rosa Ang. 22.3 . morgad (= putrida) putrid fever , 60.18 . cum morgaid in adbuir, 60.2 . cuirp mharbtha tar eis morgaidh, ZCP iv 424.6 . Job xvii 14.