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.

mulchán

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Forms: mulcan, mulcáin

n o, m., some kind of cheese ; acc. to P.O'C. ` cheese-curds compressed . . . and baked for food'. mulcan, gl. glassia, Ir. Gl. 243. muince do m.¤ mellach, Aisl. MC 81.1 . pl. na mulcáin , BNnÉ 154.11 . maothla no molchain [mulchain v.l.], 166.20 . Mant na mulchán (a nickname), ALC i 232.15 .

múldae

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adj io, iā. (múl) pertaining to a mule: in echlas m.¤ (gl. mulionicam paenulam), Sg. 33b5 .

mullach

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Forms: mullaig, mullaig, mullach, mullaige, -i, mullach, mullaighi

n o, m., (mul) also treated as s,n.: d s. i mullaig , TBC 1203 ; tria mullaig in chínd, PH 8158 = LB 252a57 (perhaps we should expand mullach). n p. mullaige, -i.

(a) the topmost part, top, crown , generally of a convex sur- face. din mulluch, gl. vertice, Thes. i 494.31 ( Tur. 140 ). mullach, gl. culmen, Ir. Gl. 1007. di mulluch int slebe, Ml. 58c4 . co mullach na taulcha, TBC 1209. co rom-adnaichthi i m.¤ Temrach (= in cacuminibus Temro), Lat. Lives 22. a p. mullaighi na cnoc, CCath. 2352. co mullach in chairnn, Acall. 7692. m.¤ tighe, gl. doma, Ir. Gl. 838. i mm.¤ thuir, LB 136a27 = Todd Lect. vi 53. a m.¤ caislen Tuama, RC xviii 288.20 . a m.¤ áiteadh árd, Prov. viii 2. co tuc bulli . . . hi m.¤ chind a brathar crown (of head), PH 855. mullaigi a cend rempu head- foremost , LB 156b45 . ar ammus a chendmullaig, TBC 913 , cf. TBC² 1961. do thuc bulli . . . i mmulluch in médi, TBC 1999. co tarrla in tṡleg . . . a m.¤ a hochta, Acall. 7710. co mulluch a ghualann, 325 . a m.¤ a láirgi (= buttock?), Comp. Con C. 107.7 . a m.¤ a cercailli the top of its circuit (i.e. zenith, of the moon ), ITS xiv 44.27 . a m.¤ na firmaminti, 88.9 . a m.¤ in medha[in] lae at high noon , O'Gr. Cat. 246 y . cach mball . . . de mulluch co talmain from top to ground (=from head to foot), TBC² 1931 ; cf. 1843 , TBC 1256 , 1371 , 2496 . corro loisc hé o mulluch co talmin, Mon. Tall. 72. erradh righ Connacht o mhullach co lar (i.e. a complete outfit), Lism. L. 3152. ro scoilt bendchapur in tempuil . . . ó m.¤ co a lár, PH 2896. ó lár go lánmullach (of a building), FM v 1732 z .

(b) the crown of the head (= m.¤ cind): mullach (gl. meo . . . cum capillis vertice), Gild. Lor. 98. m.¤ .i. mul-ōach .i. cluasach (i.e. a `mul' with ears), Corm. Y 918 , cf. Lec. Gl. 276. dorega ferg Dé it' m.¤ (= in verticem tuum), Lat. Lives 12 = Trip. 60.3 . in bennacht . . . dobiur-sa . . . fort mullach anuas, LL 147a16 = P.R.I.A. iii 545 § 14 . a claideb nocht úasa mulluch, FB 87. hi fossud a mullaich, TBC² 1207 (mullaid LU). ro bui tre m.¤ ind ḟir folt cass, Ériu iii 196.4 . m.¤ Mo Chutu M.'s brain- pan (a relic), LL 370b32 = Arch. Hib. iv 204 § 15.

(c) fig. apex, acme, chief: m.¤ na míleadh, Keat. Poems 732. cnú mhullaigh degban Eirenn `most eminent' (lit. top nut), AU iii 570.16 . ós cionn mullaigh mo shóláis above my chief joy, Psa. cxxxvii 6.

Compd. ¤lethan broad-headed (cf. mul-lethan), FB 37. Acall. 4080 n . gein mhullachleathan mic, Ériu v 80.30 . tairrnge . . . mullachlethan, Fl. Earls 196.3 .