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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.

mílach adj o, ā. (1 míl) abounding in animals: common epithet
30of sea , cf. Lat. belluosus. baíthium anfud m. ¤ mend, LU 3018
( SC 235.26 ). muir m. ¤ , Fél. June 21 . in muir mend m. ¤ , IT iii
38 § 24 , cf. Bruchst. i § 149 . Ériu ii 24 § 7. tondgar mara
medraig milaig, RC xxvi 166 § 57. beann mhíolach, Measgra
Dánta 41.12 . Lousy, verminous: milech, gl. pediculosus, Ir.
35Gl. 648. setigi . . . m. ¤ dergnatach, Aisl. MC 11.19 . adeir . . .
gibe ghnathiughus na figeadha go mbíd miolach suffers from
worms
(?), R.I.A. 23 K 42, 442.22 .

mílaidecht xsee míletacht.

milaire n part of a mill , acc. to O'Curry M. and C. i p. ccclx the
40 pivot on which the upper millstone turns: one of the eight parts
of a mill, Laws i 124.19 , transld. ` axis '; glossed .i. heiri in
muil .i. in gamul `the burden of the shaft is on it', 140.20 .

milan n o, m., a vessel used for liquids , apparently of specified
size: gl. urna, Ir. Gl. 138. in m. ¤ duirn ` hand-can ', Laws i
45134.4 . copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma, v 408.17 Comm. co
ná ticed acht . . . m. ¤ asin chilarn, Ériu iv 134.18 . secht milain,
ib. 13 . tucad chucu a n-ena . . . a mílain ┐ a lóthommair, TBC
64. As alleg. n.pr. m.: Milán m. Fernórach, Anecd. ii 55 (v.l.
for Milass of text).

50 milbocán n o, m., name of a plant, wild carrot? daucus asininus
.i. an milbhocan, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 416.18 . fremha milbhochan,
359.11 . milbocain ` wild carrot ', Rosa Angl. 286.10 . miodhlu-
cán `wild carrot', Hog. Luibh. Cf. milmecán.

milc n(Engl. loan-word) milk: m. ¤ .i. bainne . . . focul gallberla,
55 O'Dav. 1215. miolc ` whey ', O'R.

milchéo n(cf. ceó `mist') mildew: do bhuail mé sibh . . . le m. ¤ ,
Amos iv 9.

milchobur? n amal lighes m. ¤ mil as a . . . licks honey, LL 116a47 .

mílchú n n, f., (1 míl + cú) a greyhound, a hunting hound . horcæ
60milchu nó conbōcail, Thes. ii 48.31 ( Philarg. 121 , gl. Hylax,
Ecl. viii 107 ). milcú .i. gadhar, O'Dav. 1248. milcú, gl.
malosus (= molossus), Ir. Gl. 411. milchu, Laws iv 326.12 .
cuilen mílcon, MR 14.7 . dā milchoin ar slabrad airgit, Anecd.
i 2.22 . secht milchoin i slabradaib argait, LL 248a47 . lécit a
65mílchona, 248b24 ( TBFraích 33 , 57 , Med. and Mod.Ir. Ser. v ).
tuile ech, tuile milcon, Acall. 447. donal con . . . iss ed canas
in cu cain, | a marbad do milchonaib, ZCP xiii 8.2 (prognosti-
cations from barking of dogs; ` wolves ' O'Grady, Mélusine
v 86 ). Name given to a letter-group in a species of Ogham:
70 milchu ar aicmi huatha, Auraic. 5743. Freq. as n.pr. m.

mílchumae n(1 míl) a bug: gl. cimex, Sg. 69b2 .

míldemail adj i. warlike, martial (<2 míl)? As sobriquet: Dom-
nall m. ¤ , RC xi 444.3 = D. Mildemon, ZCP iii 246 § 57.

míle n iā, f. (< Lat. pl. mīlia) a thousand . num(a) as numeral: a s.
75 corrici míli , Sg. 207b10 . n d. di míli déec, Wb. 15b1 . n p. deich
míli , 12d25 . trí [teora v.l.] míli . . . for fichit már míle (i.e.
23,000), Fél. Jan. 16. fiche [la] teoir míli, ib. Sept. 1. Later
míle is used alike for sing. and pl.; in Mod.Ir. mílte is used as
subst. in pl. Folld. by gen. or prep. DE: for dib milib ech, Ml.
80 43d1 . dá sé míle martar 12,000 martyrs, Fél. July 10 . mile
ndethach, Rawl. 132a52 . sé míle do míledaib co ndelbaib ech
┐ én, FA 8 (by Windisch expld. as six thousand thousands;
? six thousand warriors). cóic míli . . . ┐ deich cét in cach míli,
BDD 52 , cf. 58 . as míltibh Israel míle as gach éintreib,
85 Numb. xxxi 5. is fearr . . . ná na mílte d'ór, Psa. cxix 72.
Often used adverbially in d p., esp. in chevilles: mílib lá, SR
2491. mílib rann, 4967 . mílib scél, 5551 . is é sin [in] tech mór
mílib amus with thousands of hired soldiers, RC xv 283 (Dinds.
Tara). m. ¤ céimenn a thousand paces, i.e. a mile (= Lat. mille
passus): mile chemenn, Thes. i 6.12 . Laws iv 228.5 . én m. ¤
5cémend o Róim, PH 1916. sesca mormili . . . do chemendaib,
ZCP iii 18.37 . dí mhile ceimenn ó Dún na nGall, FM vi
1926.1 . Hence (b) a mile: amal bid míli on chathraig, SR
3554 , cf. 360 and 2712 . ní móu míli . . . ón chrois . . . co cill
F., Trip. 130.14 . ní dheachaidh eadh áenmhíle d'fearann the
10space of a mile
, FM v 1778.10 . ag dul uimhir airidhe do
míltibh, BCC § 299. (c) a district of a certain extent (cf. tricha
cét
), and by extension the ruler thereof: sé ríg thúsig a n-árim
ríg ┐ ocht míli déc a n-arim míli, LL 219b5 ( TTr. 173 ). (d) a
millennium: trian don miliu [sic] itām, ZCP ix 449.12 .