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milis adj i. in Mid.Ir. mill- in oblique cases when syncope of the
follg. vowel occurs. Sweet; pleasing to the taste (generally of
taste, occas. of sound or smell): biada mílsi, Wb. 6c7 . cid m. ¤
70lip in mid mass, IT i 77.20 . biad m. ¤ , PH 2394. do mecnaib
remra millse, 519 . m. ¤ a deoch is a biad, Cog. 122.24 . Of
water, fresh (oppd. to salt): srotha téith-millsi, LU 10860 ( IT
i 133.3 ). uisge milis ┐ searbh, James iii 11 . Fig.: m. ¤ ainm . . .
Euangeli, Fél. July 13 . millse briathra ḟir thochmairc, LL
75 121 m. sup. m. ¤ teanga an Ghaedhealg, Keat. Poems 1. ag an
druing . . . ré n-ar m. ¤ briathra borba who relish, TSh. 1568.
ag labhradh go m. ¤ , PBocht 18 § 44. Equative: millsithir mil
sweet as honey, LB 131a37 . millsigthir mil, TBC 5471 St.
moighe mil[s]itir boludh mar blath fragrant as a blossom,
80 BNnÉ 78 § 150. Compar. millsiu féraib . . . is millsi na gach
fēr in fēr sin .i. in gort (kenning for letter g), Auraic. 5557.
créad is millse ná mil? Judges xiv 18. Sup. millsim feda
(kenning for letter io), Auraic. 5608.
Compds. ¤ briathrach sweet-worded, mellifluous, suave:
85 Milscothach .i. m., Anecd. ii 47. gur uo coīnchomráitech m.
forne na fēne re chéle, Fian. 64.4 . ¤ deoch, TSh. 8341.
¤ geind ( ¤ geing): an fiormaimeint 'sa mhilisgheing cíordhubh,
Keat. Poems 687 ; `sweet-wedge, the Galaxy or Milky Way?'
Vocab. ¤ ráitech: Maedócc m. of the sweet speech, Misc. Hag.
Hib. 109 § 28.

5 1 Miliuc npr. m. hypocoristic form of Milchú, from which the
g s. and in O.Ir. a s. and d s. are supplied, see Wortk. § 33 ;
Thurneysen, ZCP xix 366 n . considers Miliuc the orig. form
of the name, Milchú being an analogical formation from g s.
Milcon. n s. Miliuc, Thes. ii 62.10 . Miliucc, 259.20 ( Ardm. 9a2 ,
10 3a1 ); but a s. Milcoin, 259.10 , 17 , g s. Milcon, 264.28 . oc Miliuc ,
LU 267. do Miliuc , Trip. 34.20 ; 38.1 , but g s. Milcon [sic leg.],
38.13 . fria Míliucc , LB 25b14 . Cf. follg.

2 Miliuc n.l. (same word as preceding?) in several place-names
in Ireland. Name of a river , TBC 4230 = Miliucc, TBC²
15 2741. o Míliuc , LU 3108. oc M. Chorcu, LL 333b17 . i mMíliuc
Fhiaich, 372d18 . .vii. n-epscoip Milcon Fiaich, 374a9 . Míleac,
g. Míolcan `a common place-name, Meelick ', Dinneen.

miliún? n nā bi meirg miliun (miliuin v.l.) .i. mitoiscid no
milesaighthi no mileptha no milen ┐ faill, O'Dav. 1151 ; perh.
20 míliúin, g s. of mí-lén misery, wretchedness. Cf. ní misde sógh
méine miliún [miolún v.l.] | Éiri ar anṡógh, IGT Dec. ex. 32.

milla adj io, iā (<mínla) gentle, mild ; generally of persons, often
of saints. fer m. ¤ . . . macánta, ALC i 538.16 . maighden milla,
ZCP vi 26.7 . Macha miolla, Content. xvi 157. Martan milla,
25 Gorm. Nov. 1 , cf. Dec. 9. Maedócc mor miolla, BNnÉ 285
§ 273 . Sinell . . . snuaidhmíolla `of the mild appearance', Misc.
Hag. Hib. 110.5 . Of things graceful, pleasing? fa chárnn
miolla Mughaine (: síodha) ` beauteous ', Top. Poems 120.16 .
long mhílla ` beautiful ', Misc. Celt. Soc. 344.18 . a gha . . .
30grés-m. ¤ , Caithr. Thoirdh. 39.40 = MR xiv 29 (` neat-engraved ').
bruinde m. ¤ ` soft bosom ', Ériu iv 218.13 . a ruisc mhíonla! SG
265.6 .

milldagach xsee milledach.

mille n f. malt (B. na f.): m. ¤ (.i. brogoid) mistum is í te, ZCP v 489
35§ 14 .

milledach adj o, ā (milliud) destructive, malefic: fer tuadchaech co
súil millethaig, BDD 140 (= milledaig YBL). suil milldagach
(of Balor), RC xii 100.4 . See milltech.

millén n m. (early Mod.Ir., milleán in spoken lang.) blame, re-
40proach: responsibility for a fault: milléan `an upbraiding', Eg.
Gl. 483. do gabatar ag m. ¤ ar a chéile they fell to mutual
recrimination
, Caithr. Thoirdh. 135.10 . do thionnsgain . . .
milléan do thabhairt dona cathrachaibh, Matth. xi 20. biadh
a mhilléan aige air féin let him blame himself for it, Keat. ii
456168 . ? milleon mílte `censure (?) of thousands', Keat. Poems
946.

millid v i. (a) spoils, ruins, destroys. Of physical injury: amra
tinne . . . in cú nícon millestar, Hy. v. 46. co ro milled a rosc
[ó] Oengus, LU 4054. ro siacht cach tond . . . ro millset in
50mnaí, Met. Dinds. iii 30. ? millsiund sastund sál mara móir
has destroyed us (?), LL 116a47 . imdentar leis do neoch ro
milled d'Ultaib for the damage done to the Ulstermen, TBC
1612. imarcraid fleochaidh gur ro millit toirthe, FM ii 700.10 .
Overthrows, destroys (enemies), spoils, devastates (places): ro
55milled in gentlecht, Fél. Prol. 213. ro mill ┐ ro mudhaidh
Gullu, Cog. 138.1 . Alama mac B. . . . le milltí Teamhair, Oss.
iv 220.14 . (with obj. omitted) co ro millset co Imlech Iubair,
RC xviii 9.7 . (b) breaks, violates, cancels (a bond, etc.): acht
nar milter úaibsi a n-arach provided the compact is not broken
60by you
, TBC² 1379. cid fodera co millinn a eneclann im duine
a fherund do thabairt i rath fuidri? why is a person's honour-
price cancelled by giving his land?
Laws v 40.6 . (c) of moral
injury: mná adaltracha ┐ techtaire nos-millet ina mígnimaib
who seduce them, FA 29. feib ro sill Grís for in nglain | ro mill
65. . . a menmain `she perverted' (? bewitched), Met. Dinds. iii
134 . nir mill Muiri a hoigi did not lose her virginity, Arch. iii
242 § 19 . no gur milledar féin Connachta umpu ar marbadh
rígh Umhall dáib till they made Connacht too hot for them-
selves
(?), SG 36.25 . an té mhillios a shlíghthe he that per-
70verteth his ways
, Prov. x 9. In reflex. sense: Muiredach ni mill
re mnaib, Arch. iii 308.3 . See milliud and millte.

milliud (milled) n u, m., vn. of millid. The act of spoiling, ruin-
ing, destroying , (a) in physical sense: hi cinta ind fergoirt do
m. ¤ , FB 38. milledh in lachta, Laws ii 44.8 Comm. dāl bróin
75is milti a doom of sorrow and destruction, LL 33a22 . aga lot ┐
accá láinmhilleadh, FM vi 1932.4 . E. do ghabail . . . ┐ a
breith co Baile Atha Cliath ┐ a milleadh ann he was put to
death
, AU iii 248.8 . mac iarla A. ata aguind da breith da
milludh to be taken . . . for his execution, ZCP vi 66.5 . is minic
80docuiredh sgribend a millti fein le techtuire many a messen-
ger has carried his own death-warrant
, 284.5 . pl. rob dín ar
millti cach daire a shelter against destruction, BColm. 82.26 .
millte mora ┐ loisg[th]e imda do denam devastations , AU iii
308.25 . (b) in moral sense: th'enech do m. ¤ , IT i 128.2 . millidh
85geisi, Ériu iii 158.8 . aoine an Choimdedh do mhilledh to
violate the Lord's fast-day
, Buile S. 32.18 . clæn crete . . . isat
deich millti milles causes ten metrical faults, Auraic. 2036.
Seducing (a woman): no saigfed m. ¤ a n-ingenraidi, LU 10163.
ar mhilleadh ban, TSh. 1723. (c) of injuring by magic, casting
the evil eye, etc.: m. ¤ quasi mi-silliud .i. drochṡilliud, Corm.
5Y 859 ; folld. by O'Cl. (milliudh). This is perh. the sense in
the follg. exx.: bá hé m. ¤ són dobertatár [na druid], BDD 144.
dá amaid do bhí . . . ré milleadh naoidhean, Keat. ii 5976 , cf.
ban-aimiti . . . nó bhíth . . . agá idhmilled mac mbeg, Cóir An.
54. tedmand for cethraib . . . boara comalla milliuda (`over-
10lookings', bewitchments ?), RC xxvi 46 § 233. is ed fotera galar
forsna clanna, eter eltrai ┐ milliuda olchena, Ériu i 218 § 3.
Cf. millitha .i. cnuic millithe .i. easlainte boils, murrain (?),
O'Cl.