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85 móintech n o, m., a bog or peat-moss: co bord in mointigh, AU ii
306.12 . a criathrach bhog mhointigh, iii 406.23 . FM iii 320.8 .
With non-palatal stem: magh . . . co ndoiribh móntaigh,
BNnÉ 25 § 12. As n.l., see Hog. Onom.

moirb n f. an ant: m. ¤ .i. seangán, O'Cl. moirb, Dinneen . See
ZCP ix 33.

5 moirenn? x combad Sinann . . . sí in m. ¤ (etym. of name Sinann),
Met. Dinds. iii 296.59 . See muirenn.

moirer xsee muirer.

moirn xsee muirn.

moirt xsee muirt.

10 moirtchenn n n. or m. (<Medieval Lat. morticinium, ZCP ix
35 , Ped. i 194 ).
(a) dead flesh, esp. the flesh of an animal which has died from
natural causes? formuichthib .i. moirtchenn (gl. suffocatis,
Acts xv 20 ), Thes. i 497.22 ( Ardm. 181a1 ). mortcend .i. ab eo
15quod est morticinium .i. marbadh, Corm. Y 872 (= muirt-
chend, Corm. p. 29 ). baten (.i. bat[h]-aten .i. ēc obann) .i.
moirtcend atbail a aonur, 114 (= muirtchend, Corm. p. 6 ).
nech . . . hithes morchiund no lúis a lind i mbé in morchend
` carrion ', Ériu vii 146 § 3. cach soim is cech doim . . . is talum
20 moirtc[h]enn martair | carcair coitchenn dia corpaibh a grave-
yard (?), ZCP vi 265 z (g p. or adj. ?).
(b) transf. sudden death, destruction (cf. Corm. Y 114 quoted
above)? is mortcend do ilslúagaib, FB 71. Cf. bruth matho,
murtchét for crethaib, ib. 52 , where Zimmer, ZCP i 90 - 1 ,
25suggests reading: murtchend for cethraib (the scribe having
mistaken the contraction for n for an accent).

? moirtchern xa mistake for mortchenn? mortcern .i. mair-
tair-cend .i. cend tar ais co hoband .i. eg oband, Corm. Y 873 ;
in LB ( Corm. p. 29 ) the word mortcern is omitted and the
30explanation belongs to the word muirtchend.

moirtél n m. (Romance loan-word) (a) a mortar (vessel): a brugh
co maith a moirtel, Rosa Angl. 96.6 . brister . . . a mortel,
222 z . a mbriseadh i moirtél, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 403.1 . (b)
mortar (for building): saltair an mortéul, Nahum iii 14. le
35moirtéul gan tsúathadh, Ezek. xiii 10.

moirtín n m. m. ¤ marb name of some disease ? sccamach, lirach,
mortin [moirtín v.l.] marb, | bás obann ┐ ifreann, BNnÉ
286.19 .

móit (móid) n f. (Lat. vota, see Ped. i 214 ) in uóit , PH 238 , cf.
40 bóid `a vow', O'R. múid móid, búid bóid, IGT Decl. § 14.10 .
dar múid , ib. ex. 679 .
(a) a vow or oath: brissed móti, PH 7774. dobeir in fer ┐ in
ben m. ¤ co na deleochar nechtar dib re cheli, 7775 . doberim-se
moid nach inntocar, RC xix 136 ( Fierabras § 108 ). tucc se do
45C. moid tend | nach sechonadh a leighenn, BNnÉ 180.9 . tuc
. . . móid manaigh the monastic vow, BCC § 258. inghean . . .
nach dtug móid d'fear who was never betrothed to man, Oss. iv
4.14 . gach slán gach móid . . . tugsad uatha ré chomhall,
Content. xvi 162. dar mo mhóid `I swear it', xxvii 8 . fa
50mhóid na nIarladh on the oath of, FM vi 2044.17 . mo mhóide
my vows, Prov. vii 14. a mhic mo mhóidionn son of my vows,
xxxi 2 . móid (defined as: gealladh bheirthear do Dhia ní
maith . . . do dhéunamh), Parrth. Anma 159.11 = moid,
Luc. Fid. 97.14 .
55(b) a wish, desire: tanic m. ¤ mór for menmain don scolaigi .i.
dol ra filidecht, Aisl. MC 9.7 . ic inotacht i tirib aneoil dar a
moit against their will, Alex. 1101. in budh móid le rígh nime
. . . beith dosom ag éisdecht whether the king of heaven would
like him to be listening
, Acall. 295. tré mhóid in Dúileman,
60 1331 . drem . . . ris nach móid | cend I Luighdech 'na liathroid
who wish not (cannot bear) that the head . . . (should be treated)
as a ball, Ir. Texts ii 13 § 21. a móid nír mín a n-ēcen mood,
disposition (?), 17 § 11 . móid ṡíotha ḟuile Fiacha `the peace-
ful humour of F.'s blood
', TD 10.36 .
65(c) cen m. ¤ without vow = without constraint, willingly:
léghaim fa mhaisi gan mód | leabhar Molaisi, BNnÉ 260.23 .
adeirim go beacht gan moid, 279.14 . tuaithbel . . . tiaghaitt
na maithe gan móid | arna mesccadh do Mhaodhócc the nobles,
bemused by M., of their own accord go withershins
, 289.19 . ór
70in dá Almainn 'sa seóid ro dáiledh dhó gan aonmhóid, Duan.
Finn i 71.3 . cen torsi, cen tsuim, cen mōitt, BColm. 78.32 .
Hence the sense protest, objection; displeasure, aversion:
fathraichther me, ni moid lind (= I am willing ), Arch. iii 241
§ 4 = Studies 1934, 433.4 . ger mor m. ¤ Chiaráin ris roime, do
75faem a ṡid iarum, LB 273a63 = SG 52.20 (cf. Caithr. Cellaig
181 , Med. & Mod.Ir. Ser. iv ). a móid nar mhionaigh a
chrábhadh | fioghair na gcóig n-áladh air `no anger at them (i.e.
the mark of the five wounds) lessened his sanctity', PBocht
33 § 18. doilidh searg móide Í Mhaine `sorrowful the blighting
80of the oath
(? it is hard to attenuate the displeasure) of M.'s de-
scendant
', Ériu v 64.7 . re hÍosa is adhbhar moide | teacht
tar thúar na Trionóide, R.I.A. 23 F 16, 17.5 . do shódh
mhóideadh an Riogh rinn, ib. 18.42 . ? dia do mhóid `awful
thought
!', A. Ó Dálaigh l. 2 .

85 moít(t)e part. nec. of moídid q.v.

moíth, -e xsee maeth, -e.