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mrecht adj o, ā. (= Mid.Ir. brecht) variegated, diversified: mruig
m. ¤ , Im. Brain § 24.

mrechtnigidir v g, depon. (mrecht) varies, diversifies: pret. cia
rud-mrechtnigestar so[m] briathra (= verba variavit), Ml.
5 123b13 . part. cialla mrechtnigthi varied senses, 26c2 . trisna
dligeda mrechtnichti (gl. varia), 44d11 . co n-itsadaibh
mbrechtnaighibh, Hib. Min. 7.226 .

mrechtrad n o, n. (mrecht) variety, diversity (O.Ir.). m. ¤ inna
ndáne, Wb. 15c2 . trissa-mmrechtrad inna n-ilbriathar, Ml.
10 122d11 . adiecta cona n-ilmrechtrud with their many varieties,
Sg. 29b6 . g s. in mrechtraid , 197a11 .

mrogaid v ā. (= Mid.Ir. brogaid) (a) intrans. moves forward,
advances: ma mbrogaidh .i. dia ndecha no dia raiter, O'Dav.
1231. ma mroghaidh, ib. pret. mrogais Cliathaire . . . co rrig
15Muman hi Femen, ZCP viii 308.15 . ? arindi rombrogsat
roime-sium isindara leth in lestair, Corm. Y 1059 (prull),
p. 92.5 = ro broccsat, Corm. p. 37.1 , where -m- may represent
rel.) -n-. (b) trans. moves forward, extends: pass. imp. mál mind
mór mochtaide ṁbrogtar tre druidechta druad, LL 259b28
20= IT i 68.16 (brogthar, Eg.). mrogatar genelaigi gesci úa
genitir gein, SC 26 (`let the genealogical trees be added to as
[? from which ] children are born', ZCP xv 189 § 12 ).
vn. mrogad coicrich `extension of boundaries', Laws iv 340.
13 (`marking of common bounds', MacNeill, Law of Status 308 ).

25 mruig n i, m., (= Mid.Ir. bruig, brug) a piece of inhabited or
cultivated land (generally of some extent), a country-side,
a march; occas. also a farmland . i mMruig thuaithe, Thes. ii
263.37 ( Ardm. 10a2 ) = Trip. 308.13 . di Moisten míne mrugaib,
Thes. ii 295.5 ( SP v 2 ). m. ¤ mrecht, Im. Brain § 24. i m. ¤ i
30n-agtar carpait, 56 . a tir i tuadchuad-su (leg. tudchad-su) . . .
fuil [secht] riga for a mruig, IT iir 182.220 . racht mbroga,
Laws iv 124.9 . g p. lén a mbruige ` grass-lands ', 310.8 . Etur
. . . is mbruig eite ar a meit (i.e. equal to a cattle-farm or
ranch in extent, of Benn Etair), O'Mulc. 464. arbur .i. ar-fēr
35.i. ḟēr mbroga tillage-grass, i.e. farm-grass , 52 .
Compds. ¤ fer a landowner: Laws iv 316.8 (mrug-); 310.5
(mbruig-). ¤ recht n. farm-law (see MacNeill, Law of Status
283 n. 2 ): mbrugrecht (sic leg.), Laws iv 124.9 . mor-muin
mrugrechtai, 340.12 . smachta ṁbruighrecta, 300.14 . mbruid-
40rechta, 48.12 .

mruigech adj o, ā. possessing (? farm-) lands: brigach .i. mbruig-
ech a `strong' man, i.e. a landed proprietor, O'Mulc. 155. Cf.
brogach.

1 muad o, ā. adj. of uncertain meaning, confined to poetic
45style.
(a) generally complimentary, chiefly of persons and prob.
denoting external qualities (rank, wealth, etc.) rather than
moral ones. muadh .i. uasal no a[i]rmidnech, Corm. Y 945.
muadh .i. uasal; .i. maith; .i. mór, O'Cl. muaidh [muadh v.l.]
50ionann sin is maith nó miadh, For. Foc. 43. `muaidh' maith,
Met. Gl. 29 § 49. muadh .i. maith, Eg. Gl. 486 ; .i. mór 488 .
Of persons: Fiadu findmuad, SR 636. Saul digrais daiger-
múad, 5546 . rechtaire múad, BDD 93. mac m. ¤ Muire, Aisl.
MC 7.31 . delai fir muaid maínig, RC xxvi 16 § 18 (glossed:
55 .i. . . . ind fir maith moínig ic a rabatar moíni na hecisi, LL).
ag caoineadh Mathgamhan muaidh ` noble ', Cog. 100.18
(poem). Cf. also: menmae múad medrach `proud, elated mind',
Fél. Ep. 362. menma m. ¤ , SC 45. n p. as subst.: Macha . . .
medrait muaid of which noble (poets) sing, Bruchst. i § 146 =
60 FM 987 , cf. ZCP iii 36.6 .
Of places: maidm for Mide m. ¤ mifrech, RC xxxvi 262 § 5
(Rawl.) = múaid, LL 45a32 ( O'Curry MS. Mat. 485.3 ); perh.
= (b). Often of sea: tonn m. ¤ mara mind, SR 7906. tar tuinn
muaidh mara, Arch. iii 311 § 1. for morthuind muaid, O'Mulc.
65 268. in muir m. ¤ mílach, IT iii 38 § 24 , cf. 102 § 187 . Anecd.
i 13.1 . Cf. ardgáir in mara muad, LL 298a27 . Of other things,
actions, etc.: braichlind múad mescmar, FB 53 (cf. muad-
braich
below). brisiud múad mórchatha, 52 . i ccath Bealaigh
muadh Mughna, FM ii 570.2 (poem). isin maidin múaidh
70` glorious', Buile S. 44.5 .
As adv.: ? canait cen nach locht lór-muad, SR 610. muadh
bochtus cil a comarc (.i. maith benus sé a locht a rand), ZCP
v 488 § 9 (B. na f.).
(b) seems used occas. in a depreciatory sense, perhaps
75 moody, dejected ? (cf. 2 muad). scith mo menma, m. ¤ mo gnās |
ō luid Tressach i tiugbās `verstört mein Anblick', Bruchst. i
§ 111 = FM 884. (as subst.) nacham-thaidlet meschoin
múaid, LL 145b13 ( MS. Mat. 476.30 ), cf. nad rot-bréccat
meschoin (.i. dí bhrai) muaidh (.i. fir étaidh), ZCP viii 107.8
80(from H. 3.18); from a poem apparently addressed by a
(married?) woman to her lover; the stanza expresses dread of
detection or scandal; perhaps: may the eyes of a jealous man
(? a deceived husband) not approach me (delude thee
H). Cf.
¤ gaisced, ¤ laech, ¤ óclach below.
85Compds. ¤ ailm .i. oillderb `a big pail ', Dúil Laithne 72
( Goid. 76 ). ¤ béim: do thulbemmenaib ┐ muadbemmenaib
┐ fotalbemmenaib, TBC 939 ; elsewhere muadalbéim q.v.;
`Mittenhieb' (middle-stroke), Windisch. Cf. 3 muad. ¤ blosc
m.: (as adj.) BDD 87 (` very noisy '). muadhblosg .i. morthor-
manach, O'Cl. ¤ braich: mar miles mulend m. `gutes Malz',
5 TBC 3790. múadmraich, FB 52. ¤ cloch f.: ragabastar
muadchloich móir méti clochi mulind, TBC 3727 = an
mbúadhchloich, Eg. 106 ; an bhuaidhliog, Eg. 209. ¤ gaisced
m.: muadhg. malla macaemda maethleanmhaighi (i.e. ex-
ploits of an unfledged or faint-hearted warrior), MR 294.14 .
10 ¤ galann .i. muillenn a mill , Dúil Laithne 102 ( Goid. 76 ); a
kenning? ¤ laech m. a carpet-knight, a faint-hearted warrior ?
fa lór do marbad múadlaech ┐ midhlaech `it was enough to
kill half-hearted warriors and cowards
', Fian. 90.14 . ro crith-
naighit menmandæ muadhlaech ┐ midlac[h] ┐ daesccursloig,
15 CCath. 3887. ¤ mac(c)aem ` soft youth ', MR 292.13 . ¤ óclách:
nírbo drochlæch é ┐ nirbo deglæch acht m. maith `ein guter
braver Mann
' (? a middling or average soldier), TBC 4699 =
muadhlaoch, St. ¤ rosc m.: pl. muadhruisc medharda `sanfte
Augen
', TBC 5515 St. muadhrosg .i. rosg maoth, O'Cl.