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moned(monad) n amountain (Pictish loan-word, only in
Pictish place-names, Stokes Ling. Val. 105 ;cf.W.mynydd).
bellumMónid Chroibhinter Pictores , AU 727. bellum
Monith Carno, 728 . rex Pictorum citra Monoth , 781 .Sliab
5Monaid i nAlbain, Acall. 4675.

mong n ā,f.,mong f. g s. muinge,moinge, IGT Dec. § 158. (a)
orig.a lockortuftofhair:gl.cirrus, Sg. 159a7 .do berrad a
mor-muṅgga (of Samson), SR 5362 (n p.).Laterhair(coll.),
a head of hair, always oflongandabundant, never close-
10cropped hair; inpl.of more than one person. Gl.coma,
O'Mulc. 201. moṅg órbuide furri, TBC 4315. monc fionn-
buidhi fair, 5453 (St.).m. ¤ findruine fair co mbid for dib
slesaib ind eich, IT ii1177 .buinne óir immá moing, RC ix
490.3 .dochuiredar a moiṅg im gesca ro bui isin crund(of
15Absalom), ZCP xiii 178.24 .Conán gan ṁoing hairless , Oss.
iv 18.17 .Labraid lebarmong with long locks, SC 33. dá uball
óir for dī gabal a muingi, R.I.A. Ir. MSS. Series i 176.24 .pl.
moṅgafindbuide . . . forru, TBC 181. TBC² 12. mongae
findbudi foraib, BDD 84. mórfesser cornaire . . . co moṅgaib
20órdaib, TBFr. 37 ( Med. & Mod.Ir. Ser. v ). Of animals:tar or
moingi inn eich mane, Laws i 138.38 Comm. iv 276.11 Comm.
ca tulmaing tuind (.i. co moing a srona), IT i 162.6 = LL 208a
14 (of a boar =the bristles of his snout?).Ofeyelashes(poet.):
abra dubmall nach dáor m. ¤ , IGT Dec. ex. 521. filleadh mong
25n-abhra, Gofraidh Fionn v 30 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). (fig.)do
chuir Éire tri monga ┐ trí maola dhi(i.e.was thrice wooded
and thrice bare), Keat. i p. 96 .teora maela ┐ teora monga .i.
na caille, H. 3.18 p. 626 ( O'C. 1371 ). See (c).
(b)trans. ofsea-foam,surf: airet marus m. ¤ for muír, IT iii
3016 § 41 = Bruchst. i § 16 . Common in expression:m. ¤ mara,
which comes to mean simply surfaceorexpanseofsea: tar
moing mara, Acall. 4678 , 4697 .dar mara moing, Laws iii
318.5 .ós muing mara hIcht, Met. Dinds. ii 36.8 .nogu rainig
an moing mara mírathmair sin, Ériu iii 166 § 21. dar monga
35mara medhraig, ZCP x 339.8 .gur báitheadh Pharao fá mhuing
na Mara Ruaidhe, TSh. 3134.
(c)offoliage,trees,bushes,etc. dar moing Muadain (.i.
anis), Fél. 110.35 (: Guaire) =dar Luaine (.i. darsin fid .i.
Luaine ainm an ḟeada), Ériu i 46.13 , see RC xxvi 374. monainn
40mhaetha 'n-a mongaibh, Acall. 342. dristin mongu`manes of
briars
', K. and H. § 22. i gcóir chodhnaigh muinge Mis`the
woodlands of M.
', O'Bruad. iii 52.
(d)various uses. Ofnapofcloth: cen co tarla m. ¤ fria(of a
cloak), Met. Dinds. iv 332.23 .docuiredar mongai tened dara
45gnuis, Ériu ii 126.8 (ofstar-cluster,scintillations?).m. ¤ int
slindéin hair of the shoulder-blade? (gl.honplata, perh. =
ὠμοπλάτη), Ir. Gl. 148. m. ¤ mher hemlock: ros na moíngi mire,
Mackinnon Cat. 20.18 (seemongach).
Compds. With adj. of colour, chiefly in primary sense:
50 mong-buide( ¤ donn, ¤ dub,etc.) = yellow-haired. ¤ bog:tresan
monaidh mong-bhuig(= covered with soft heath), BNnÉ 208
§ 60 . ¤ glas:dar noí tonna moṅg[g]lassa, LL 13a41 . ¤ lebar:
folt . . . m., BB 427a46 . ZCP x 279.12 . ? ¤ lectha:monglectha
fochassa forordha fair` hair-braids ', IT iii 186.3 =monglecta
55BB;an leg. mong léctha fochass hair let down, loose or flowing
(part. ofléicid)?cf. moṅg legta [lecthav.l.] fochas, Ériu iv
138 § 14 . ¤ mas:treathan mara mongmais, Lism. L. 3580.
¤ réid:ós Mide m. of levelandgrassy surface , Arch. Hib. ii 82
§ 6 ( LL 184b30 ). ¤ ruad:Macha mon[g]ruad, MacCarthy 300.
6021 ,cf. Keat. ii 2364 , FM i 74.2 .le clannuib Míled mongrúaid,
Anecd. i 32. Of seafoaming,turbulent: os diamar mara mong-
ruaid, Rawl. 76a33 ,cf. ZCP x 411.5 , BNnÉ 97 § 5 , Lism. L.
3589. fa murbruchtaib mongruada min-éisc mór-mara, MR
248.11 .Ofmountains(prob.alluding to heather): Sliabh
65mongruadh Mis, CF 269. le hoir in maighi mongruaidh, ZCP
viii 563 § 28. ¤ súilech:laoch . . . mongṡuileach with heavy
eyelashes(?eyebrows), ZCP x 278.13 . ¤ teintech fiery-maned:
retlu mongteindtech(i.e. acomet ), LB 139a15 .toidlenacha
mongthenntecha, 138b20 ( Todd Lect. vi ).i n-aite . . . mhoing-
70teinntighi ichtair ifrinn, Lism. L. 3642. Cf.further:a mhairbh-
thene mongthighi minchuile, IT iii 102 § 186 (` thick-maned',
-haired , compd. ofmong+tige<tiug?).

1 mongach adj o, ā. (mong)adj.used in various senses ofmong.
Long-haired;hairy: Samsón moṅgach, LL 226b23 . LB 127a20 ,
75 cf. Ériu v 154.152 .don mnaí mongaig, Met. Dinds. iii 58.53 .
Asn.pr. m.:féil Fachtnai maicc Mongaig, Fél. Aug. 14. rosc m. ¤
long-lashed , ZCP viii 562 § 9. a hesaibh na marc mor-mongach
with big manes, TBC 5626 St. (assubst.)m. ¤ maic thire a
shaggy wolf
, BDD 162. tri .l. c. moltrad moṅgach thick-
80fleeced , LL 296a21 .retlu moṅgach acomet , LL 26a16 = Trip.
524.6 . Of sea:marcach in mara mongaig crested , SC § 45.22 .
cechaing . . . maghain mongaigh rónaigh, ZCP viii 197.12 .Of
places,covered with vegetation(thicket,scrub,etc.): isin Tem-
raig moṅgaich` grassy ', MacCarthy 194 § 3. ós inbir mungaich
85Masáin, IT ii2128 = Measgra Dánta 44.20 .benn mh. ¤ , O'Gr.
Cat. 524.19 = Measgra D. 41.12 . Assubst., name of a plant:
m. ¤ measca, gl.simprionica, Arch. i 336.10 .m. ¤ mhear hemlock ,
Hog. Luibh. , seemong (d).