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 .

múisicech

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adj (múisic) musical: graifneadh mūisigtheach meōir bhrais 'the musical inscribing of a bold finger' Celtica xxii 169 § 13 .

múit

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adj i, (Lat. mūtus?)

(a) dumb: mūit quasi mutus .i. amlabair, Corm. Y 937. muid .i. balb, Lec. Gl. M 42. duine mut no got, FM ii 636.4 . Cf. arna hanmandaib muididib (= pro mutis animalibus), ZCP xii 363.27 . ar na hanmunnuibh muitithib, RC xlvi 226.20 .

(b) fig. backward, remiss: in fiallach is gér imna fiachaib ┐ ad muiti am tidnagail, H. 3.18 p. 284 ( O'C. 570 ), cf. 647 a ( O'C. 1449 ). See 2 mút.

mul

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Forms: mol

n o, m., a globular mass, heap, lump , etc., used in various applications; the form mol also occurs. m.¤ .i. cruinniughadh (i.e. a collection or heap ?), O'Cl. ; the same gloss is given under mol. colt mbodba | m.¤ macha, RC xv 433.24 ( Dinds. 42 ); cf. mol macha .i. cruinniughadh badhb, O'Cl. s.v. macha. imreditis a t[h]raigthi iarma ┐ a escata remi ┐ muil a orcan fora lurgnib the balls of his calves, TBC² 1451. cainnel . . . do tummud a mul imme no gereth in a pat (?) of butter or lard, Cáin Ad. § 2 (`bowl' Gloss.). ro batar dā charn nó dá mhul don snechta i ndorus an dúnaidh, BNnÉ 34.21 . méadaighther fri mul do charraic, FDG 138 v.l. = médithir fri mulba, text. ? drong ele le leccaibh . . . aga tilgen do [sic leg.] mullaibh na mor- cathrach ` turrets ', ZCP vi 46.31 (leg. mullach?).

Compds. ¤cend around head: méit muilcind milead a chend, Corm. p. 36.37 s.v. prúll. la taebh muílcheand moradhbal cnam heaps (?), BB 257b14 . Hence adj. ¤chennach: siollaire mer muilchennach ` daring, towering (?) layer-on of strokes', O'Gr. Cat. 583.36 (poem written in 1700). ¤cloch f. : mul- cloc[h]a glac `conical (? round) handstones' (as missiles), CCath. 5657. ¤cnoc a rounded or blunt hill; a lump: combá métithir cend maic mís cach mulchnoc dímór díbide (of knotted muscles), TBC² 1938 = TBC 2600. ¤dorn a clenched fist: meitithir m. míled, TBC 2597 = muldord, TBC² 1936. ¤elta (pl.) hilt of a sword (one terminating in a ball or knob?): claidib co muleltaib óir, TBC 178 , cf. 3738 . ¤lethan a broad crown (of the head): as sobriquet: ro lethai cend inna noíden forsin chloich conid de ro boí Fiacha Mullethan fair, LL 290b 11 = RC xiii 452.9 ; cf. Cóir An. 42 (Muillethan) and ZCP viii 309.18 ; the form Munlethan occurs ZCP viii 309.21 ; 314.13 , 17 .

See also moil and rothmol.

múl

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Forms: múlu, mul, múil

n o, m., (Lat. mulus) a mule. a p. múlu, Sg. 33b4 . mul, gl. mulus, Ir. Gl. 415. gl. mulabus, 295 . mul nó stéd, Maund. 205. co mór le mul no ré damh, BNnÉ 76 § 142. dochuaidh ar mul bec, ZCP vi 65.23 . corp Rolanduis d'imchar ar dhá múl, ITS xix 102.2 . n p. múil, Fl. Earls 254.2 . fria groigib . . . na mul ┐ na n-ech, Alex. 622.

1 mulach

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n o, m., (cf. mul) some object of rounded form? méit mulaig for gut, BDD 38 , 58 (mullaig v.l. in both places); `the size of a cheese on a withe', Stokes, who suggests a formation from Fr. meule (de fromage). Cf. mulchán.

2 mulach

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n o, m., a sea-calf, seal: m.¤ .i. rón, O'Cl. Eg. Gl. 441. ? bid muirescaing, mulach | fod secht congna ró-daimh `a sea- eel, like a seal', Mann. and Cust. ii 280 n . = murescang mholach, RC xliv 161 § 84 (rhet.).

múlach

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n o, m., (<mún-lach, see mún) a puddle, dirty water: a log doimhin mhúlaigh, O'Gr. Cat. 597.5 (18th cent. MS.). Cf. múillech.

mulaid

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n f. ` trouble, harm, sadness ', Dinneen . is mor ma mhulaid aniubh `great is my sadness to-day', O'Gr. Cat. 279.30 (scribe's note, end of 16th cent.).

1 mulba

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n (mul?) a rounded lump, mass or protuberance? médi- thir fri m.¤ dí charraic for sléib, FDG 138 (mul v.l.) = MR 20.2 (transld. ` summit '). As humorous npr. m.: Mulba mac Lon- longēn (the ball of the weasand, i.e. `Adam's apple'?), Aisl. MC 123.14 .

2 mulba

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n a sea abounding in seals ? mulbha .i. rónmhuir, O'Cl. (`a sea-calf ', Stokes). Cf. 2 mulach.