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miscaisigid v g. cherishes dislike, enmity: do miscaisig menma
gacha míled um D., Caithr. Thoirdh. 35.4 . Cf. miscsigidir.

? miscaisne n(singulative from miscais?) dislike, hatred: cúis
a causa . . . ní ar chuis na miscuisne (no miscaisne) .i. ni ar
5denum chaingne for nech, Corm. p. 11 = ni ar cais nā miscais,
Corm. Y 285 ; perh. intended for g s. of miscais.

misceird n f. (compd. of cerd, for prefix cf. miscais, misimbert)
an evil proceeding, ill conduct ? mairg m. ¤ .i. mairg dia ceim-
ni[g]ther in ceird sin, O'Dav. 392.

10 miscetlach xsee meiscetlach.

? misclemanach adj o, ā. mur-bhruchta . . . maighreacha mis-
glemhanacha ` slippery ', MR 102.2 (perh. meant for mesg-
léimnecha leaping in confusion?).

miscne nsee miscais.

15 miscnech adj o, ā. (cf. miscais) miscenach, RC xxii 393.23 (BDD
App.). (a) hateful, odious, disliked: ni bat comromach ar na
bat m. ¤ , SC 26. miscneach cach tromda, Arch. iii 229.100 .
mad bocht is m. ¤ essonorach, LB 134a17 . beith i mbethaid
miscnig do Dia, PH 6545. Compar. gur bha miscnigi lasna
20sloghuibh a cheli inā aes na criche the armies hated each other
more than the people of the country
, Marco P. 149. (b) hostile,
malevolent: ba misccnech fri M., go ro chuir ammus fair,
BNnÉ 294 § 20. míscneach ri cach, BB 205a41 . Adv. Aodh
. . . do mharbhadh go misgneach ` malignantly ', FM v 1596.24 .

25 miscnechán n o, m., a hateful (? hated) person, an enemy? ise C.
ruc ar tús riam a chrod do miscnechan, LL 52b21 .

miscnige n iā, f., hatred, malice: Murchadh . . . do mharbhadh . . .
tria format ┐ miscnige, FM ii 910.19 .

miscnigid v g, hates, dislikes: imp. dep. 2 s. car Crist, misc-
30nigthe moíni, Ériu i 193.1 . miscniged goí, carad fírinni let him
hate falsehood
, Tec. Corm. § 6.31 . ro miscnig fingail, SR 2478.
rommiscnigsetar . . . a brathir tria imformat, 3128 . co ro
miscnigea na drochdoíne, PH 4191. serc na nhī non-miscnegat
to love those who hate us, Arch. iii 320 y . ro mhisnigh é, ZCP
35 iv 239.4 (incorrect form). part. bidh miscnigthe la cach, CCath.
4604. Cf. miscsigidir.

miscsech adj o, ā. (miscais) hateful; hated (O.Ir.): m. ¤ (gl. exosum),
Ml. 28a6 . g s f. miscsige, gl. invisae, 119a1 . a s f. misc[s]ich, gl.
invisam, Sg. 69a14 . Compar. is miscsigiu ┐ is trummu, gl.
40 invidiosius, Ml. 59a7 . In Mid.Ir. replaced by miscnech.

miscsigidir v g. (miscsech) hates (O.Ir.): pret. doróigu indala
fer . . . ro miscsigestar alaile, Wb. 4c16 (cf. Rom. ix 13 ). Cf.
miscaisigid and miscnigid.

mise 1 s. pron. see .

45 misider n m. (Romance loan-word) an emissary: n p. misideir
sinn . . . ar n-ar cur o Sherlus Mhor cum bhar righi-si, ITS xix
22.26 . ag na misidearuibh (misiderachaibh v.l.), ib. 22 . do na
misideruibh envoys , Rosa Angl. 62.23 .

misimbert n f. (for prefix cf. mis-cais, -ceird) ill behaviour,
50 misconduct? misimirt .i. droichimirt, O'Cl. m. ¤ na maccrada
` foul play ', RC xi 446.2 = miscsimbert, ZCP iii 248 § 63.

misnech xsee meisnech.

místa adj io, iā (mí `month') monthly; recurring every month .
místae, gl. mensurnus, Sg. 38a13 , menstruus 58b4 . galar
55míostai, Mon. Tall. § 14. emeltus na fola místa, PH 5719.
screpall cacha bleogain mista of each month's milking, Laws
v 344.4 Comm.

mistéir(e) n f. (late Romance loan-word) a mystery: ag sgrúdadh
rúndiamhar ┐ misttéiredh an thigherna, MacAingil 353.16 .

60 mistemail adj i, mystical: ni . . . dha rire acht go misdeamhuil not
actually but in a mystical sense
, Luc. Fid. 252.4 .

mistigthe adj io, iā mystical: corp misticthe na heagluise, Eoch-
airsg. 5.36 . baill aonchoirp mhistidhe, Luc. Fid. 202.11 . ni
. . . go fior acht go misdighthe, 252.2 . misdeadha, 377.15 .

65 mistum adj(= Lat. mixtum) mixed (B. na f.): mille (.i. brogóid)
m. ¤ , ZCP v 489 § 14.

misúirecht n f. (misúr) the act of measuring: ni dhéntáoi écceart
. . . a gcomhthrom nó a miosúireacht, Levit. xix 35.

misúr n o, m., (late Romance loan-word) a measure (of quantity
70or weight): miosúr, Corp. Astron. 4.13 . cuig miosúir do
ghrán, 1 Sam. xxv 18. do réir méud ┐ miosúr a bpeccadh, RC
xxiii 32.2 . A vessel for measuring: dochóidh gus an mbairille
púdair . . . do mherlíonadh a mhiosúr, FM vi 2072.20 . Cf.
mesar.

75 ? mitain : n doghní ór do gach mitain `out of all metals he makes
gold
', SG 49.3 . Cf. ni maith mac rig cen righi | olc main mod
cen mitaine, YBL 140b35 .

mital(l) n o, m., (late Romance loan-word) metal . mitall, gl.
metallum, Ir. Gl. 791. ni fuil mital ar doman berthur . . . da
80leghadh, Maund. 44. do mitaill, 219 (as if ā-st.). antimonium
.i. gne do mitaill, Arch. i 330 § 6. do gach mital oir ┐ aircit
all the gold and silver metal, Fl. Earls 178.27 . an t-airgead . . .
┐ na mitaill ele, ITS xiv 138.7 . dochum na metal gcruaidh do
gherradh, MacAingil 92.19 . Material (for masonry , etc., cf.
85Engl. road-metal): creidemh dona déeibh . . . dorinnedh do
chlochaibh ┐ do chrannaibh nó do mhiotlaibh eile, Ériu v
176.220 . ar son an miotail bhios innta (of images or busts),
O'Hussey T.C. 140.4. Temper, mettle: macaomh nach mailí-
seach miotal, Ó Bruad. iii 6. Cf. ráinig mise ar an miotal badh
dísle, | ar ghrianán mhaordha mhéine an mhíleadh, Hackett
5 xxxix 27 = Keat. Poems 659.