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muilend n o, m., (Lat. molīna) d s. don muiliunn . . . isin mulenn ,
Goid. 101.11 , 16 ( LHy. 11a ). muilund, Laws i 162.23 . Mid.Ir.
n p. muille (ll<ln), hence occasionally n s. muillend; n p. muilne,
Content. vi 71 (late form), in Mod.Ir. also muilte: Bóthar na
Muilte, Ériu i 101.9 (poem attrib. to Mac Giolla Chaoimh, 11th
5cent.). muilend moileand, IGT Dec. § 53. moilenn, ib. ex.
1343 . d p. muillibh, ex. 1344 (but muillnibh, Introd. § 123 ).
A mill (usually one for grinding corn, worked by a stream).
mulenn, gl. pistrinum, Sg. 49b15 . muilleand (pistrinum), Ir.
Gl. 711. muilind (molendinum), 701 . muilend .i. mol ┐ ond
10. . . nó mol-onn .i. mó a ail .i. mo a clocha quam cloc[h] brōn.
Muilind .i. mel ┐ linn, ar is for lind meless, Corm. Y 874 ; from
which it would appear that the main parts of the m. ¤ were the
shaft and grinding-stones, that it was larger than the `bró' or
hand-quern, and that it was worked by water. amal meles
15muilend .x. forcél braich, LU 8699 ( FB 52 ), cf. TBC 3790 ,
6052 . mulend már grainne, LU 1756 ( RC ix 482.16 ). ainm in
mulind, 1764 . isin muilind, 1760 . cloch mulind, 2443 ( RC iv
254 § 21 ). mol mulind, BDD 85. bleith mulind, CRR 25. ac
tóraind inaid mullind, RC xiii 112 § 115. ro mallach [Pátraic]
20glaisi in mennatta sin . . . asbert . . . na beitís muilli foraib co
brath, Trip. 210.4 . esdad mochbro itir muilli, IT iii 101 § 181.
ro loiscsem bar n-átha . . . ro millsem bar muille, SG 247.37 .
do loisg átha ┐ muile, Celt. Rev. i 226.2 . atha ocus muillidh
Érenn, Acall. 7373. linfaidh muilidiu [muilli v.l.], ZCP ix 453.
252 . tri muilti arbha, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 19.13 ( Anal. Hib. 3 ). do
mheiledís a muiltibh é, Numb. xi 8. marcmuilenn .i. muilenn
imsai [sic MS.] ech, O'Mulc. 817.
Common in place-names, see Hog. Onom.

muille x(pl.) see muilend.

30 múille n m. (late form of múl) a mule: marcuigheachd air mh. ¤ ,
2 Sam. xviii 9. pláigh an eich, an mhúille, Zech. xiv 15. pl.
na múillidhe , Gen. xxxvi 24. muillidhi, Fl. Earls 256.20 .

múillech n o, m., mire, slough . i muilleach na mailise ┐ i lathaigh
na locht, Eochairsg. 102.1 . lán . . . do mhuirt ┐ do mhúilleach,
35 TSh. 10747. muilleach `a puddle ', O'R. múilleog `mire,
slough
', Dinneen . Cf. múlach.

muillend xsee maelland.

muilleóir n i, m., also gutt. st. (<muiln-eóir <muilnd-eóir
<muilend) muilleóir moilleóir (g s. -eóir, -eóra, -eórach), IGT
40 Dec. § 50. muillneóir, ib. Introd. § 123. A miller, one who
grinds corn: mulleóir grainne, RC ix 482 ( LU 1757 ). cú
muilleórach, Triads 234. do tsil muilleorach ifirrn, Acall.
6332. muilleóir do ghlacfadh muilleann ó thighearna, TSh.
10073. ban-muilleoir, Acall. 4855.

45 muilleóracht n ā, f., the occupation of a miller ? In Laws Comm.
apparently = mill-construction: .vi. ba ar muilleoracht (fee
given to an `ollam saeir'), Laws v 94.5 .

muillid v i, instigates, incites: indlis do neoch no muille who sets
[the dog ] on, Laws v 490.5 . impf. mailltis coin fo Patraic,
50 Trip. 148.1 = mailtis, Eg. ? pret. in máthair rosmail (: anair),
Acall. 4877.
vn. muilliud con, Laws iii 518.20 . leth-fiach ina muilliud,
520.14 . ? g s. leth muilti , 526.8 . ic muilliudh na miledh,
CCath. 5965 ; quoted by O'Cl. with gl.: muilleadh .i. greasachd.

55 muim(m)e n iā, f., also buim(m)e. buime muime, IGT Dec. § 3.7 .
A nurse, fostermother (fem. equivalent of aite). is bésad na
mmuimme dogní deidbleán di oc munud á dalti (gl. tanquam
si nutrix foveat filios suos), Wb. 24d11 . g p. inna mmuimme ,
gl. nutricum, Ml. 112b22 . ni tualaing aite nā muime tathchur,
60 Laws ii 168.21 . dalta ┐ [a] aide, ingean ┐ a buime, v 480.13 .
d'oidib ┐ do buimaib, iii 488.11 . do thig m'aiti-sea ┐ mo
mummi, FB 66. i toig a muime (= materterae suae quae eum
nutrierat), Lat. Lives 45 = Trip. 10.10 . dā mac mumme ┐
aite do Ailill A.'s two foster brothers, TBC 2490. is tairise do
65cach mac a bume, Ériu iv 128.11 . For the legal status of a
`muime', see Stud. in E. Ir. Law 200 fg . In wider sense of an
instructress, patroness, etc.: ac oenmummib daronsat ceird-
gnimrada gaile . . . ac Scáthaig ┐ ac Uathaig ┐ ac Aífe, TBC
3006. Brigit . . . mumme Goidel , IT iii 71 § 26 (muime, mumi
70 v.l.). Often fig.: a aite diabuil . . . a muime na demna! (of a
sinful soul), PH 8172. ná himbeir luinni . . . for muimme [leg.
muimmi] mac nIsrahél, SR 6972 (= matrem in Israel, 2 Sam.
xx 19 , of a city). ig muime gach ratha rāín (of Rachrae Isle),
ZCP x 53.17 . ba muime ordan ┐ altrama . . . do thuathaib na
75hAissia hi (of Persepolis), Alex. 416. is í in scriptuir diada is
máthair ┐ is mume ailgen dona hulib iresachaib, LB 251b17
( MS. Mat. 613 ). tri muime menman: sotla, suirge, mesce,
Triads 247. teora muime a hordan, Aisl. MC 97.6 .

muim(m)ecán n o, m., (dim. of muime) a little fostermother: used
80playfully in addressing a daughter: a mumecán , Ériu iii 140.
180 .

muim(m)ech n ā, f., also buim(m)ech. buimech muimech, IGT
Dec. § 12.12 . A nurse, fostermother: nutrix .i. m. ¤ , Auraic.
1909 = buimeach 1911 . Pirgo m. ¤ claindi Priaimh, Aen.
85 1167 = nutrix, Virg. Aen. v 645. dalta fria a muimig (one of
the recognized social connexions), Laws ii 344.4 . beir lat [in
mac] da leasugad . . . fria muimich, YBL 140a35 . (fig.) teora
muimmecha táide nurses of theft, Triads 130. a ríogh-bhui-
meach! (of the Virgin Mary), A. Ó Dálaigh xxii 9. gach leanb
bréagthar lé bhuimigh, Dán Dé xv 5. oide ┐ buimeach dá
5hoileamhain, Keat. ii 2950. do chíochaibh a bhuimighe, iii
2426 . ar n-imdeacht a buimidhe uaithe, ZCP i 127.21 .