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midlachas n o, m., cowardice, craven spirit: ni he mo triamnass
na mo midlochos . . . ro fidir orm, TBC² 2242. ni ascid anacail
no midlachais iarraim-se fort, TBC 2309. is metacht ┐ is
midlochus daib . . . gan dul, TTebe 27 27. nochar duthaigh do
5mac Brain | midlachas ar Mathgamhain, Cog. 100.14 . nir bo
bās ar midlachus sin, acht ba bās ar gnimaib gaile, CCath.
3699 , cf. FM iii 366.8 (miodhlachus). midlaochus, IT ii2 135.
334 . midhlaochus, TFrag. 132.11 .

midlachda adj io, iā. timid, cowardly: eirg-siu ar cend t'arm, daig
10atchiu is m. ¤ tanac, TBC 1259 (milaochdha, St.). is m. ¤ no taí,
FB 58. is m. ¤ dond fir dodeochaid ass i mbethaid íar fácbáil a
thigerna la náimtiu, BDD 166 = midlaechda, Eg.; midlachdo
YBL.

midlaech, -da nsee midlach, -da.

15 midlaigecht n ā, f., cowardice: ni comairle mettachta nā midlai-
gechta, TBC 5234 = midlachais, St.

midligen? x Corm. Y 1052 , Corm. p. 35 , see midise.

midlisse xsee 3 mid (compds.).

midlocht? n grés fri hernaigdi n-oiffrind | do chrábud ocus m. ¤
20(: midnocht) ` meekness ', Ériu iii 98 § 19 ; = midlacht, abstr.
from midlach?

midmír nappar. name of a joint or portion of meat, a middle
piece or cut (3 mid + mír)? cornairi ┐ buinniri midhmír d[óib],
YBL 418 , plan of the Tech Midchuarta. cuthchaire ┐ crecoire
25midhmir no cornaire, ib. The corresponding entries in the
plan in LL 29 substitute midimir.

? midnais: ind ais .i. abann ut dixit in file: Mac Conaing cosnamh
fris | ni ais tenid na midhnais , O'Mulc. 110 = mid nais,
H. 3.18.

30 midóg n f. a knife, dirk: gabhail do mhiodóga rinneach[a] . . .
i n-easnacha . . . a céile, GJ iii 37 (Stair E. Uí Cléirigh).
meadóg `a dagger, dirk ', Dinneen .

midoige xsee midaige.

midra(e)? n is e in Tighernmhas togmai | gu mmidheamnus gan
35midrai, BB 37b1 = co mideamras cen midra, Lec. 564b38 .

midraid ā, vb. formed from pret. stem of midithir. Judges,
estimates: doratsat ag tri glacc glan | don mac mar ro midros-
tar, LL 376a40 . ? ro midarthar Morand fer saer `M. has
estimated
', Laws iv 360.25 . Intends, plans, devises: cor midra-
40dair a marbad, BB 242b9 . cid mallachad no mídratis | iss
bennachad doficed de, ACC 119 Comm. ( RC xx 400 ). isind ló
ro midhratur Corcaig do loscad, AU ii 44.18 . coro midraiset
techt ar cula ar cenn a tri mban, ZCP x 152.7 . cia do loscad
do midrad though it was intended to burn thee (?), Anecd. i
4519.10 (leg. ro m. ¤ ?). ? is dornn [= dord] siabrae cach midhru,
Anecd. iii 52.5 v.l. (Siaburcharp. Con C.); leg. midhrai everything
thou surveyest
(? thinkest)? vn. midrad. ? miodhradh, IGT
Decl. § 11 (p. 55.14) .

? midrecht: adj tri muil m. ¤ , BDD 87 (midrech, mirdeacht v.l.);
50expld. by Stokes as either mid-recht ` half-furious ' or mí-
drecht ` ill-favoured '. Leg. mí-drech ill-visaged?

midrera n n p words, converse? nitat m. ¤ oísa foirbthi insin (gl.
stultiloquium), Wb. 22b17 . Cf. midera.

midṡeng (mideng) adj. of doubtful meaning; a compd. of
55 3 mid and seng slender? (a) epithet of a spear-shaft: manais
lethanglas for crúnd midṡing, TBC² 10. for crunn midhṡiṅg,
2840 (no -e- added above second -i-). for a chrund midenn, 3152 .
manaís for crund miding, LU 9270. slegha . . . for crandaibh
midhsenga, TBC 5538 St. (b) of sea: co muir mideng, LL
60 306b40 ( SG 386.1 ). (c) in prosody of a variety of `dian', the
metrical form belonging to the curriculum of the fochlocán;
acc. to Thurneysen, IT iii 166 , the dian m. ¤ corresponded in
rhythm to the late Lat. trochaic tetrameter. dian midseng
(mideng, midiṅg v.l.), IT iii 32 § 4 (distinguished from dian
65airseng, § 3 and d. iarṡeng, § 5 ); 70 § 24 ; 71 § 25 (midṡeng).
dian mideng, Laws v 60.1 Comm. a ddēin miding milbriath-
raig, IT iii 106.20 . focluc . . . for midshing, O'Mulc. 537
(gender due to dian). (d) as hypocoristic npr. f. Mideng, RC
xxiv 284.2 , see Wortk. § 33.

70 midsuí xsee 2 mid.

midthromm adj o, ā. (3 mid) in prosody name of a species of `dian',
cf. midṡeng (c) . dian midthrom, IT iii 33 § 7. dian mitrom
┐ dian cendtrom, Laws v 60.2 Comm. focluc . . . for midtruim,
O'Mulc. 537.

75 míduall n f.: dodhéan-sa míodhuaill ar sin (: crioth fhúar) `I
shall cause horror
', Ériu i 18.43 (= mí-uall?).

mifir adj. faint-hearted, downcast, despondent: mithfir .i. lag
no aineolach, O'Cl. ni fortachtaig[i] Dia nach mifhir meirb,
Trip. 88.29 . cia rāiter, ní mífferr (: ifernn), ZCP x 344 § 23.
80As subst.: occ mairgniughad ┐ occ m. ¤ , Hugh Roe 152.22 (fo.
41a) ; leg. mifri?

mifre n iā, f., (mifir) despondency, sadness: la firu ferdacht, la
mná m. ¤ , LL 119b19 (`men must work and women must weep').
cen miffri, 134a14 ( Todd Nenn. 234 ). As quasi-vn.: oc derfa-
85daig ┐ oc mifri, TFerbe 43 4.

1 mifrech adj o, ā despondent, melancholy: a ndomgní miffrech
mígnimach, Aisl. MC 93.25 . mif[r]ech (sic leg.), 45.3 . con-
ḟacutar in sentuinne mongleith mifrigh, Corm. p. 37.7 (s.v.
prúll).