murchorthach

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adj o, ā. (<murchuirthe) as subst. one coming from overseas: amal betis murchortaig hi bāirc, ZCP viii 308.19 .

murchrann

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n m. (muir + crann?) a mast: murcrann .i. seolchrann no crann giuis, O'Dav. 1253.

murchrech

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x see muirchrech.

murchuirthe

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Forms: mur- curthaidhe, murchorta, murchuirthe, murchortha

adj io, iā. (muir + part. of cuirithir) lit. `that which is sent or thrown up by the sea ', hence

(a) one come overseas, a foreigner , oft. distinguished from a `deoraid' = one of a different territory or tribe: as murchorta m'athair ┐ me fein, YBL 140a34 . do fir taistil .i. do muirchuirti, Laws i 156.30 . eiric tar cend murcuirthi, v 182.9 . mac murcuirthe .i. mac eissidhe beres bean don ḟine d'Albanach (i.e. the son of an Irish mother and a Scotch father, a definition too restricted), iv 290.6 Comm. a ndeoraid ┐ a murcairthe, iii 16.29 Comm. is iad na murcairthe, na daine saera ┐ a cinel tar muir, H. 3.18 p. 119 ( O'C. 223 ). na deoraide ┐ na mur- curthaidhe , Eg. 88, fo. 32c ( O'C. 2415 ), perh. meant for pl. of murchortach. trian lōige eneach caich dia murchur[th]u .i. . . . do daer tairis (tairisi v.l.) . . . cethraime do daer erendach, Irisches Recht 39 . See ib. 7 ; 72 ; Cóic Con. Fug. 65 § 15 ; Stud. in E. Ir. Law 243.

(b) property cast up by sea, flotsam ; do murchorta , Laws ii 104.8 (d s.). muirbretha (.i. im caithim tascair do tuinde .i. na muirchoirthe), i 182.1 , 9 . murchuirthe [murchortha, -thorad v.l.] dílse `forfeiture of sea-waifs' (lit. sea-waifs forfeited), Tec. Corm. § 1.27 .

múrdae

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Forms: múrdai

adj io, iā. (1 múr) having walls, walled: múrdai, gl. muratas, Ml. 140d2 .

murdraigen

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Forms: murbdroigen, marbhdhraighean, mordairgin

n name of a plant, hemp agrimony ? RC ix 237.170 . murbdroigen, Arch. i 326.3 . marbhdhraighean ` agrimony, water-hemp ', Hog. Luibh. mordairgin ` great germander ', Rosa Ang. 260.13 . See madrogen.

murdúchann, murdúchu

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Forms: mhurdhúchuinn, murdhuach, muirdhiúch, murdhúchann, muruchu, -duchu, murdhuchann, murduchand, mardhucann

n o, m. later n, f. (muir + dúchann, Ériu xxix 142, 148 ), a mermaid. a s. don mhurdhúchuinn , IGT Dec. ex. 433. Mod.Ir. murdhuach, muirdhiúch, murdhúchann, Dinneen . muruchu (leg. -duchu), gl. siren, Ir. Gl. 1020. is é Cacher druí dorat in leges dóib dia mboí in murdúchand oca medrad, LL 3a2 , cf. ar medhradh na murduchann, Leb. Gab. i 204.19 (of same incident). muir- duchonn [sic leg.] do ghabail d'iasgairibh Coradh L., AU ii 98.21 = murdhuchann, FM ii 1006.14 . co cuala . . . dord na murdúchand di Muir Icht, LL 169a14 (g s. or g p.?). muirn na murduchand mara, Met. Dinds. iii 190.15 (g p.). co nach cualadar san enni acht imall [leg. nuall] . . . na mardhucann , CF 40. na murduchaínd .i. ingena . . . co c[n]essaib gela úas uíscib, RC xv 433.3 . tarla murrdhúchainn ar an muir . . . ┐ do chandaois ceol, Keat. ii 536.

murga

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n f. (muir + gae) a sea-spear, harpoon: a mhurgha leis, Lism. L. 1640.

murgnaid

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adj. (muir + gnáth?) practised in seafaring? Heremon mar milid muad murgnaid, Rawl. 115b42 = Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 42.4 , where Meyer emends: Mil muad murgnaid `'.

murluaith

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n i, f., (? muir + luaith) lit. ` sea-ashes, -dust ', hence salt (obtained by evaporation)? luaith cacha tellaig ach murluaith `sea-ashes', Laws v 486.17 . miach murluatha `salt', 90.16 Comm. miach muirluacha, iv 310.22 (used for pickling meat; `sea-ash', MacNeill, Law of Status 291 ). miach mor- luatha .i. salaind, H. 3.18 p. 511 ( O'C. 1265 ). See also 2 múr.

murmur

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n m. (Romance loan-word) murmuring, complaining . gen m.¤ gan mainnechtnaighi, ZCP vi 25.2 . a ndérnuis murmar ar Dhia nó gerán, MacAingil 281.16 .