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molt n o, m., a ram, wether: gl. vervex, Sg. 68b16 . m. ¤ .i. mō a ailt
no a folt no a sult, Corm. Y 924. m. ¤ fogmuir, O'Dav. 977.
uan molt ` wether-lamb ', Laws iv 144.29 Comm. tuircreic
muilt, ii 258.4 . cethraimhthi muilt `a quarter of mutton',
5 Moling 53. pl. foritha na muilt , LB 66a19 ( IT i 42.36 ). tall
secht multu uathi, ib. 18 . Hy. v 36. atnaig in ben .v. muilt
. . . dó, LB 129a34 . da ced dhecc molt, Cog. 136.7 .
Compds. ¤ chárna: céd molt moltchárna a hundred fleshy
wethers
, Ériu viii 139.19 (g s.). ¤ chnó a nut as large as a ram's
10 head? condatrocratar meit moltcnai (.i. co tochrad re mét
cnāi cind muilt), Anecd. v 25.6 . ¤ chroicend a ram's pelt:
métithir moltchracand, TBC² 1946. métither moltcroicinn,
RC xiv 54.4 . méit moltcracaind ḟind, LL 208a45 .

molta adj io, iā. (part. and part. nec. of molaid) praised, lauded: lí
15co ndeilb m. ¤ LL 210b13 . To be praised, worthy of praise: as
m. ¤ an té dar ḟeidhm hí, IGT Dec. ex. 1032. ni ḟuarais maith
far mholta dhuit idir iad (i.e. you did not get any good for
which they deserved your praise), ZCP viii 219 § 10. ni m. ¤
etir, xii 252.24 (disparagement of a performance).

20 moltach adj o, ā. praiseworthy, admirable: Duaid . . . in rig m. ¤ , LB
221a59 . fer mín m. ¤ , Anecd. i 54 § 35. dorus mor m. ¤ , ib. § 30 .
Caoncomrac m. ¤ Mughna, FM ii 644.15 . See molbthach.

moltaide adj ia, iā. praiseworthy: compar. is moltaidiu de, gl.
laudabilior, Ml. 84c13 . salmcetlaid molthaidi, Trip. 62.3 .
25 maini molthaidi, LU 359. The form molthaide may = molb-
thaide
q.v.

moltán n o, m., (dim. of molt) a small ram: cona m. ¤ fora muin,
Trip. 204.8 = moltan, Lism. L. 488. ? maccrad mín . . .
ata a moltain méc in rig, LB 262a62 (poem on apostles and
30saints).

molthud ? ind is m. ¤ meleni [.i.] cumlud drocheich, O'Mulc. 762.

moltrad n ā, f., (molt) rams, wethers, sheep (coll.). g s. Cirba rí
moltraide , LL 9b36 . for foesam . . . na blonce more moltraide
ram's grease, Aisl. MC 127.7 . g p. tri .l. c. moltrad mongach,
35 LL 296a21 ( SG 362.12 ) = tri .l. c. molt, 295b23 .

mómairecht n f. (<mómar<modmar) ostentation: a macnas
┐ a mómhaireacht, TSh. 2355 ; 10714 .

momámugad xsee mámugad.

mómar adj. see modmar.

40 mómint n f. (Lat. momentum) a moment, instant: nach momint
aimsire (= momentum), Lat. Lives 100. a n-enmoimint, BCC
§ 238. a mómeint, ré silleadh na súl, 1 Cor. xv 51. nir comli-
nadh moment on imaccallaim sin, Aisl. Tund. 119 § 3. ar
feadh énmhoimindthe, Carswell 85. deich móminti ten
45minutes
, O'Gr. 323.32.

mon n[f.] a feat (esp. of sleight or cunning), a trick . m. ¤ .i. cles,
Corm. Y 868 (= món, Corm. p. 28 ). LL 186b39 . m. ¤ .i. cleas,
O'Cl. Auraic. 1331. Lec. Gl. 262. Cóir An. 205. Mag Mon
plain of feats of skill (?), Im. Brain § 14. ar monaib a n-each,
50 Laws v 108.27 Comm. (see monach). ? ni ba hí ma món that
was not the trick (stratagem) I meant
(?), Ériu iii 141.195 (the
Ossorian druid Dil has foretold that whichever side kills the
first man in the approaching battle between the Ossorians
and the Déisi will be the loser, and now tries to prevent the
55Ossorians from killing a man, disguised as a cow and driven
towards them by the Déisi). In bad sense, stratagem, guile:
mairg do mhaoidh m. ¤ ná mearbhall . . . ar slógh nÉireann,
Content. xii 3.

monach adj o, ā. (mon) able to perform feats or tricks; dexterous,
60 skilled. cach clessach na chanad cheilg | manach sein [i]sin
Gædilg, LL 144b27 . ? fer manach craftsman (?), Hib. Min.
55.12 = f. manath, IT i 104.10 (see manath). n p. monaig
` equestrians' (= trick-riders?), Laws v 108.20 , with gl.: .i. bid
ar monaib a n-each isna haenaigib `who stand on the backs of
65their horses
(? perform feats of riding) in the fairs', 27 . As
sobriquet: Forgall m. ¤ the trickster (?), LL 144b26 . Forgull M. ¤
.i. cleasuch ro bhoí, Cóir An. 205. ingen Forgaill manaich,
LU 10176.

1 monad n o, m., (Lat. moneta).
70(a) money (esp. coin, but also bullion); medium of exchange:
monadh, gl. momíssma (= nomisma), Ir. Gl. 841. doníther m. ¤
. . . fria creic ┐ cundrad, Marco P. 95. curel is m. ¤ doibh fria
creic coral serves them as money, 103 . ced da gach crodh . . .
ced uinghe da gach monadh (i.e. metal?), Ériu iv 57.4 . monadh
75peinginne re creic, CCath. 3859. nír ghlac ór ná airged ná
mital rea n-abarthar m. ¤ , SG 44.34 . monadh fallsa, TSh. 6904.
monadh nua do theacht i nÉirinn .i. copar, FM v 1498.9 .
Hence (b) tribute, wealth, produce: ná gabh ó chách id chíos
ríogh . . . acht biadh uile d'aonmhonadh `do not accept . . .
80aught else save food as the universal tribute
', TD 31.33 . ? tricha
damh . . . tricha molt . . . do rí Midhi in mhórmhonadh, BR
184.21 (leg. in mórmh. ¤ to the king of M. [goes ] the great subsidy?).
ni thiubhra muir a monadh, BNnÉ 177.9 . arnéis monaidh no
machrach . . . ` cattle ', Eg. Gl. 1.
85(c) ` stamp', kind, sort: cu fiadhmilaib . . . da gach mhonad,
Marco P. 73. cidh bé toradh (monadh toraidh, Eg.), Maund.
212. an bord d'ór ┐ dona clochaib is úaisle . . . ┐ a tristéil don
monadh cétna `its trestles are of the same kind' (? material ),
249.8 . an monadh so this practice (custom), ITS xiv 52.9 .
sgeuluighechd .i. go ndecha sé . . . ┐ morán eile don mhonadh
5sa and so forth , MacAingil 168.11 .
(d) a mint? monadh, gl. monifína (= monificina?), Ir. Gl.
237.