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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).

2 mifrech n ā, f., moping, mourning: ic scailiud dér is ic mifrig,
5 TFerbe 608 .

mifrige n iā, f., dejection, sadness: daronsat . . . toirse truag ┐ m. ¤ ,
LB 224a28 . ro gab mifrigi ┐ maithnechus mor Ioseph, 134a13
= Todd Lect. vi 41.1 . ag toirsi ┐ acc mifridhe moir, IT ii2
130.122 .

10 mil n i, f., d s. di mil , Wb. 7d9 (only instance in Glosses). g s. frois
melo , AU 717 ; later mela. mil f. IGT Dec. § 149.
Honey: gl. mel, Ir. Gl. 974. m. ¤ .i. mel ro truailled and (i.e.
it is a corruption of Lat. mel), Corm. Y 888. im ur do macuibh
airiuch, m. ¤ do macuib righ, Laws ii 148.22 Comm. cóic fichit
15bargen cruithnechta . . . iarna fuine tria m. ¤ , FB 9. m. ¤ is mes
in cech tir (sign of a prosperous reign), ZCP viii 109.4 . deol
mela a mecna[ib] ibair (of a futile undertaking), Aisl. MC 71.
28 , cf. buain mhela a mecnaib iobhuir, Anecd. ii 72. criathar
mela honey-comb , PH 6711. milse na meala, TSh. 585.
20Compds. ¤ bél n. honey-mouth , freq. as epithet: Conan
Milbel mac in Dagda, RC xiii 9.13 , cf. Ériu v 224.99 . Cermait
milbel mac an Dagda, Fian. 42 § 7 , cf. LL 266a38 ( MU 30.9 ).
g s. Chearmada Milbheoil , Keat. i 108.6 . Loegair[e] Milbél,
TBC 4832. pl. milbéla druinecha `skilful women are honey-
25mouthed
', Tec. Corm. § 13.37 . ¤ bláith: Maol Milscothach
milblaith, Anecd. ii 68. ¤ bolc m. honey-bag: g s. (as ā,f.) mac
milbuilci mela, Aisl. MC 123.36 . ¤ briathrach sweet-worded:
a ddēin miding milbriathraig, IT iii 106.20 . ¤ scoth: aliu
tech Midchuarta milscothaib with honeyed words (?), IT iii
3051 § 94 . miollscoithi .i. milisbhriathrach, O'Cl. ¤ scothach:
Mane m., BDD 42 , cf. Ériu ii 184.6 . Maol M. .i. milisbriath-
rach, Anecd. ii 47.16 . ¤ tenga a sweet tongue, persuasive
eloquence: atcota m. brethemnus, Anecd. iii 12.23 . Ailill
Milteṅga, ZCP viii 218.13 . TBC 5471. ¤ tengaid (i,m. ?) one
35gifted with persuasive eloquence
(?): bá dirsan nád boí m.
dognéth córai fri Grécu, TTr.² 910. ¤ tengthach: techtaire
mláith m., Ériu iii 106 § 44.

1 míl n o, n. and m. n s. míl mbec, LU 10598 ( IT i. 139.1 ). (with
art.) a mmíl , LL 250b7 . g s. míl. n p. míl, Fél. Ep. 219 ;
40generally míla, in late lang. also mílta. Mod. míol.
(a) an animal, used in wide sense of all the lower creatures,
but never of human beings. miol .i. ainm da gach beatha-
dhach, O'Cl. cech m. ¤ beo, SR 1638. fanna míla marta `weak
are the animals of March
', CRR 6. míla in mara, ZCP viii
45111.15 . muir míl, nem, talam, Met. Dinds. iii 6 (= mare
belluosum). os muir mil, BB 403a28 . Often of cattle: ni lamad
m. ¤ firenn géisecht, TBC 6126. comindsaighidh mil bic ┐ mil
moir (of cattle attacking each other), Laws iii 234.6 . conidh
anbecht ma do ḟacsat mil nā duine, RC xviii 11.4 . corro
50airgset itir mil ┐ duine iat, ZCP xi 40.8 . mil buidhe, gl. lepus,
Eg. Gl. 158 fo. 145a ( Arch. iii 202 ), a corruption of míl maige?
m. ¤ crín a moth: miolcrion, Eg. Gl. 417. Matth. vi 20. ar na
n-ithe ó mhíoluibh chríona, Isa. v 2. m. ¤ étgudo (gl. pediculum),
a louse , Ench. Aug. 83b ( ZCP vii 484 ). mil edaigh, gl. pedicu-
55lum, Ir. Gl. 501. IT iii 103.6 . m. ¤ indile a head of cattle: ar in mil
n-indli, Laws v 86.14 Comm. Ériu iv 153 § 32. as inueachtain
forágsat míol n-indile, FM ii 936.13 . cona farccaibhset míol n-
innile, Hugh Roe 86.9 (fo 23a) . m. ¤ maige a hare: in mil maige,
gl. lepus, RC ix 237. miol muighe, Buile S. § 73 . mílta menm-
60nacha muighi, Études Celt. i 85.13 . inti nar leic essin mil
maigi do Sil T. `the leveret of a hare', Cog. 66.11 (leg. ēss in m. ¤
the track of a hare?). m. ¤ mór a whale: mil mór, gl. cetus, Ir. Gl.
428 , cf. 865 . mil mor dorala docum tire, AU 752. a brú míl
moir, Hy. i 37. fabra mil moir, Laws i 124.7 . garbchongair
65na mbledhmil . . . na milmór ┐ na libedhan, CCath. 4334. i
mbroinn an mhíl mhóir, TSh. 4474. Gen. i 21. m. ¤ úre (n p.)
worms , Fél. Ep. 219.
(b) in restricted sense, a louse: a mila-side ┐ a dergnata,
Aisl. MC 17.27 . lomrud ina mil batar im oilib . . . an éoin
70moir, RC x 74.21 . mila na heilifinnti, Arch. i 328.84 . TSh.
9792. Exod. viii 16.
(c) a hare: co nach fuaratur mucc nā m. ¤ nā brocc (of
hunters), Fian. 52.16 . le coin do bi i n-a rith ar mil, AU iii
58.3 . níor háirmhidh eilite ná broic ná thuait, Oss.
75 vi 110.17 .
See also bled-, fiad-, tuag-míl.

2 míl n d, m., early loan-word from Lat. miles. n s. mil, Sg. 47b2 .
-míl, 66a8 . míl, Fél. June 3 , Sept. 28. a s. fri mílid , Wb. 24a17 .
g s. miled, LU 6720 ( TBC² 2179 ). n d. mílid, PH 2636. n p.
80 mílid, Fél. Prol. 73 , 77 . g p. inna mmíled , Wb. 11a10 . TBC
5866. d p. do miledaib , Wb. 3c1 . Mid.Ir. n s. mílid, already,
Hy. vi 21 , TBC 3179 , 3805 ; n p. mílid; a p. míledu, Lat. Lives
89.2 , PH 2631 , (for n p.) 2637 . mílidh (g s. mílidh), IGT Dec.
§ 52. g s. gan treóir mílidhe is mná, ex. 1322 (metri gratiâ,
85 : tíri-ne).
A soldier , gen. used of a professional one, but in wider
sense in early lit. and in poetry. m. ¤ .i. mílídh no gaisgeadhach,
O'Cl. gl. tiro, Sg. 47b2 , miles 66a8 . m. ¤ catha, Fél. Ep. 275.
a m. ¤ mindnár! (Eve to Lucifer), SR 1210 , cf. 1195 , 1225 . in
milid morchalma (of Fer Diad), TBC 3179. co nā tomnide
5bad mílid acht bad manach, Lat. Lives 88. do thinoil Iulian
Cessar a míledu, 89 . milig [milid v.l.] mormenmnach . . . i
cathaib ┐ hi comlondaib, Ériu ii 182.11 . milid diarba comainm
Longinus, PH 2873. is mathghamhna meardha . . . a míleadha,
Todd Lect. iv 82 § 28. g s. as attrib.: atraig a bruth miled,
10 TBC² 2179. do laigin miled, PH 2874. Of saints, etc.: epscop
Sanctan . . . milid aingel, Hy. vi 21. m. ¤ Críst, Fél. June 3 . in
m. ¤ slisgel (of the Archangel Michael), Sept. 29.
As n.pr. m. Mílid Espáine soldier of Spain, the name given
to Golam son of Bile, mythical ancestor of the Goídil, called
15later simply Mílid; the n s. Míl does not seem to occur in this
connexion. oenmac Bile .i. Milid Espáine, Galam a ainm
díles, LL 12b51 . ocht meic Golaim . . . darb ainm Milidh
Easpaine, BB 19a7 , quoted Leb. Gab. i 234. ba milidh
mearchalma antí Golomh . . . conadh aire ro gairmedh an
20t-ainm as Milidh desiomh, ib. 236 . Galamh da ngairthí Milidh
Easpáinne, Keat. ii 628. Bregoin mac . . . Bil | is dó robo mac
Milid, LL 4a39 . secht meic Miled, ib. 41 . trén dollotar meic
mil Mile [leg. Miled?], 134a31 = Todd Nenn. 240. gabail
Erenn do maccaibh Milid Esbaine, MacCarthy 280.2 ( BB
25 9a53 ). Common in poetry in expression: meic (clann, etc.)
Míled = Gaels, Irishmen: ó mhacaibh Míleadh Easbáin, TD
17.8 . tar Chloinn Mhilidh, 10.12 . do Mhacaibh Mílidh, Con-
tent. v 79 . go maicne Míle Easpáine, Keat. Poems 1009.