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mórdál(-dáil) n ā,f., (mór+2 dál) I Agreat assembly, ageneral
assembly(often of a legislative or judicial meeting).ri ro saér
85Susannam . . . dia tucad isin mordáil, SR 7358. mordhal
Corca baiscinn, Lism. L. 1875 (n s.).i mmordáil fer nÉreand,
Ériu iv 138 § 14. a mordail Droma Cet, BCC § 95. FM i 42.8 .
mórdáil tuaithe no cineoil no aireachta .i. in bail i mbi in ri
no cluithi [= cluichi] .i. i n-aonach, Eg. 88,fo. 29d ( O'C. 2382 ).
OfDoomsday: co mordail bratha, FA 6. ní dhamhann
5mesrugud | asa [leg.'sin] mordhail móir, ZCP viii 208.16 .
mac Muire . . . mormaor na mordala, 210.8 .mac Muiri na
mordal, 114 § 3.
II Muster,display, hencepomp,grandeur,pride (later sense,
n s. -dáil).mórdháil a shluaigh ba hé a mhian`the exultation
10(?muster) of his hosts', Oss. iv 10.4 .ar bhar neithibh féin . . .
do chur amach le mórdháil`boastfully exaggerating your side',
Content. xvi 121. lét aon Bhrian Bóruimhe abháin | do shíol
Eibhir go mórdháil`with your single B. to do credit to E.'s
race
', 117 . Used likemórdachtin addressing or speaking of
15a sovereign:admhuidh mórdháil an Ríogh gach ní, MacAingil
496.16 .

mórdálach adj o, ā. proud,haughty,majestic: Maodhocc mordá-
lach, BNnÉ 227 § 130. duine miadhach mórdhalach, FM v
1638.1 .do milib mercalma mordalacha, ZCP vi 46.4 .easpog
20co méin mórdhálaigh`of exalted mind', Arch. Hib. i 97 § 16.
fá shíol mórdhálach Mileadh, Keat. Poems 1188. Of an
action:sitheadh mear mórdhálach, ML 86.35 .

mórdatu n d,m., (mórda), latermórdata. Pride,haughtiness,
arrogance: morthai [mordhatav.l.] cen dān cen folad, ZCP
25 iii 449.20 .soaccallaim cen mórdataid, Tec. Corm. § 1.5 .cen
tnúth, cen mórdataid, FA 35. cen uabar cen mordhataig, LB
136b2 ( Todd Lect. vi 55 ).tír . . . nach fuil . . . formad na
miscais nó mordataidh, IT iii 193 z .

mórdatus n m. pride,haughtiness: ganmordatos , Fen. 370.20 .

30 mordraige: n ducorastar Dia deilb mordraige ┐ fir boith for-
sinní Dauid, Ml. 52 (`a form ofgreat ruggedness ', Thes.).

mórfeiser n o,m., (=mór+seiser; for phonetic changecf. fiur<
siur), later alsomórṡeiser, `agreat hexad',i.e. a heptad, a group
ofseven persons(strictly of men).fácab morḟeser dia muintir,
35 Trip. 344.22 ( Ardm. 18a2 , Thes. ii 241.17 ).mórfeisser, 116.12
(Rawl. =morseiser, Eg.).mórfessiur di thrénferaib, FB 2.
morfessiur leiss dia maccaib, LU 2900. morfessiur . . . cona-
tuil i ṅEffis, Fél. Aug. 7. g p. cet milimorfessermúad, SR
5027. Cerddraigedicunturar ba cerdd cach fer dib co mor-
40fessiur, LL 320e55 (i.e. to the seventh generation, Mann. and
Cust. iii 320 ).morseser a daim his retinue is of seven men,
Laws iv 324.13 .ata morseisir i tuaith arcuile coir urnadhma
seven men who are prohibited from the right of contracting
marriage
, v 132.1 .moirseser, TBC 5525 (St.).ro marbhadh
45moirsheiser ann, FM ii 1016.18 .móirsheisear d'aois uilc,
Studies 1931, 260 § 5 . Of women:doto[e]gut a morḟesiur,
IT ii2229 Eg. =dotiagad na secht n-ingena,ib.YBL.
móirsheisear, Dinneen .

morgaid v ā. putrefies,rots,emits stench: do mhorg a anáil ó
50neimh his breath was corrupted, Cóir An. 41 (p. 306.19) .co
ros-morg a fheoil uadha, BNnÉ 297 § 36. part. morgtha
` defil[e]d,prophane ', Eg. Gl. 576. vn. morgad o,m. putrefying;
putrefaction,rottenness: morgadh,bréuntas` corruption ', Eg.
Gl. 461. ar mbeth cethri lá adhnaici dó ┐ ar mórgad ann,
55 Maund. § 89. morgadh do gabail, Rosa Ang. 22.3 .morgad
(=putrida) putrid fever , 60.18 .cum morgaid in adbuir, 60.2 .
cuirp mharbtha tar eis morgaidh, ZCP iv 424.6 . Job xvii 14.

morgaigid v g. =morgaid.gur mhorgaidh feoil mo thaoibh
mortified , ITS xvi 122.14 .gur bhrén ┐ gur mhorgaidh a fheóil,
60 MacAingil 348.7 . Common inpart.:lasairmorgaigthi putrid,
stinking
, Aisl. Tund. 107 § 1. n-a dhoighir mhorgaighthe,
Eochairsg. 89 z .cnedh morgaighthi purulent , O'Gr. Cat.
225.16. fiabras morgaighti putrid fever, Rosa Ang. 110.6 .
teas in fiabrusa morgaiti, RC xlix 6.8 .Compar. gurab
65murguighthe corp an tsaidhbhir iar n-éag ioná corp an
truagháin(=gravius foetent divitum corpora), TSh. 7727. vn.
bréantas nómurgughadh , TSh. 6194.

? mórgán: ind neamh ┐ talamh, grián ┐ eásga, an t-aedhear gona
mhórgánaibh, CF , Eg. 135.

70 mórgnethe adj io, iā(mór+part.ofgní-`do')`greatly made',
magnificent: a p n. margnethi, gl.magnifica [opera], Ml. 126c6 .

mórgnethetu n d,m., (<mórgnethe) magnificence: do morgne-
thetu, gl.magnificentia tua, Ml. 25a15 (formed on analogy of
Lat. word).

75 morgnethid n m. agreat doer, one whoacts(makes)greatly: d s.
(asadv.)inmorgnethed (leg. -id), gl.magnopere, LHy. fo. 11b
( Goid. 67 ).

mormaer n o,m., Irish form of a Scottish word, probably of
indigenous (? Pictish) origin, the title given to the custodian
80ordefenderof theScottish coast . Acc. to a note communi-
cated by A. O. Anderson, the Scottish form seems to have
beenmorbhar (-mhar), the first syll. being =mor`sea';cf.
mod. Scotch Gaelicmorair`lord', and follg. exx.:ingen
mhorbair Moireogh`of the Earl of Moray', Rel. Celt. ii 164.13 .
85 an M[h]orbhairn is magh Muile, | ar morbhair-ne a bfer faire,
Elegy on Angus MacDonald, Lord MacDonnell and Aros
(†1680), whereMorbhairn`sea-gap' =Morvern. In Irish
lit. the first syll.mor-appears at first as short; the second
part was no doubt equated withmaer(q.v.) and later the word
was perhaps regarded as =mórmaer` great steward ' (the usual
5translation).mormoér Búchan, Goid. 108.19 .ba hé robo
mormáir ┐ robo thosec, 109.8 .bennact . . . ar cec mormar
┐ ar cec tosech, 110.12 .g s. cuitmormoir , 109.9 ; the above
exx. are from Bk. of Deer (ed. Stuart, Edinburgh 1869).acht
nad farcbath ri nā mormoer disuidibh(i.e.of the `fir Alban'),
10 AU 917. Gilla Comgan mac M. mormaer Murebe(i.e.of
Moray), 1032 .mormaer Leamna(i.e.of Leven), 1425 ( ii
98.18 ).Domnal mac Ermin, mormaer Alban, Cog. 174.15
=mórmáer i nAlbain, RC xli 328.30 .pl. trimormairAlban,
RC xvii 339.9 .OfIrish officials: deich mormair Briain`great
15stewards
', Cog. 168.7 .