3 muirnech

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Forms: muirineach, muiríneach

n [f.] bent, sea-grass: in murain . . . .i. in m.¤ cin buain, Laws i 170.25 Comm. muirineach (muirneach) ` sea matweed ', Hog. Luibh. muiríneach f., Dinneen . See muirin.

4 muirnech

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n ā, f., (muirn) the act of caressing: ro gab ic moirnig ime ┐ ic slemnachad a findfaidh, D IV 2, 73vb4 . Cf. muir- neacht ` caressing, fondling ', Dinneen .

muirnige

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n [, f.] (abstr. of 2 muirnech?) ni ro ghebhtar ot' mac cen (? cech) muirnighi, LL 386a10 (Timna Cathaír). ? dil a maicne muirnighe, 386b18 .

muirnín

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n m. (1 muirn) a favourite, darling ; late word, used of either sex. gan mh.¤ . . . gan muintir, RC xxiii 8.8 . múirnín mic nó inghine, TSh. 8620. do labhair Rebeca rena múirnín mic her favourite son, Eochairsg. 60.13 . i ndóigh na ríoghachta do rochtain da muirnín mic .i. Brian, Keat. ii 5771. saor . . . mo mh.¤ ó na leomhanuibh, Psa. xxxv 17. múirnin, seircin, aongrádh, Eg. Gl. 464. Common in mod. poetry, often = ` sweetheart '.

muirnínecht

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n f. the act of caressing, fondling: beithi a muir- níneacht air a glúinibh ye shall be dandled upon her knees, Isa. lxvi 12.

muirt

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Forms: muirt, moirt

n f. lees, dregs (coll., but also used in pl.). muirt moirt, IGT Dec. § 14.18 . moirte, deasgadh `dregs, lees', Eg. Gl. 479. gurb annamh fíon bhíos gan moirt, Dánta Grádha iii 10 (ed. 1916). atá sé 'na mhuirt mhéith (of ale), Measgra Dánta 8.23 . do shuídhigh sé air a mhoirtibh he hath settled on his lees, Jerem. xlviii 11. Refuse, mire: bealach . . . lán do mhuirt, TSh. 10747. (Fig.) ó mhuirt na mímhéine, 5249 . do mhoirt mhíchreidhimh, MacAingil 9.17 . m.¤ ár n-orchra `the dead- weight of my grief', Ó Bruad. iii 202.4 .

? muirthend

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n [ā,f.] (compd. of muir + tend?) the expanse of the sea (? a beach, strand): eich scuaibleabhra tar muirthind (i.e. crested billows), ZCP x 339 § 16 ; seems = tar m.¤ thind, but metre requires a disyllabic ending.

muirtill

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Forms: murtall

adj heavy, sluggish: duine muirtill míothapaidh, TSh. 10388. ualach muirtil na beatha so, Imit. 125.3 . Cf. murtall ` fatness, heaviness '; bó mhurtaill (mhuirtill) `a heavy cow', Dinneen . ? Also muirtille: da mbia an t-ech (dimhain muirtille) ort 'if your horse is lazy and sluggish ' Celtica ii 50 § 11 .

múisecda

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Forms: muísecda

adj io, iā. musical: fogur mor-gothach muisecdha, BNnÉ 235 § 155. sluaigh aingeal . . . go núallaibh múisecdha, 273 z . Also muísecda: ceol maeisecda, D IV 2, 41rb15 .

muisech

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Forms: mosach

n ill-temper, sulkiness? m.¤ na mindaeine ac mall- asgnám, Celt. Rev. ii 306.26 . Cf. mosach (muiseach) ` frown- ing, grumpy ', Dinneen .

múisic

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n (late Romance loan-word) music . gidh binn liúte, gidh binn múisic, Timthiridh vi 38 § 19 . ba binne muisica a bfogur, Aisl. Tund. 115.6 . canntaireacht ┐ múissice, Fl. Earls 182.1 . d'innstrumainntib muisice, 68.23 , cf. 44.10 .