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1 muinchorach I Adj. o,ā.thatwearsacollarornecklet (acc.
to Meyer, Bruchst. i § 38 <muin-chor`neck-bond, necklet'):a
mind marcsluaig munchoraig, IT iii 11 § 15 = Bruchst. i § 38 .
II Subst. o,n. anecklet: muinchorach n-argaid im chec[h]tar
5n-āi, TBC² 2804 =munchobrach, TBC 4326.

2 muinchorach adj o, ā.legal term of uncertain meaning.ma tir
munchoraig .i. is muin do nech frisi-cuirethar cor, H. 3.18
p. 388b ( O'C. 859 ). ?g s f. horba matharmuncoirche.i. in
ferann arar meisem corach a main a mathair, `the land to
10which claim is estimated from the wealth of the mother
', Laws iv
46.1 ,cf. 44.5 .Cf. orba mathar muinchoirte, H. 3.17c.563 - 4
( O'Don. 785 ) =o.m. murchurthe, 322 ( O'Don. 421 ).arnām-
derustar do erriug a mmathar muinchoirchę miairlichę,
Anecd. iii 29.3 ; acc. to Meyer, Bruchst. i § 38 ,that I may not be
15injured by the extortions of their deceived and ill-advised mother
,
a compd. of3 muinandcorach<cor`contract'. Acc. to
Studies in Early Irish Law,pp. 151 - 2 ,muinchorachis a compd.
ofmoin,main`service', andcor`contract' and the citation
from Laws iv 46.1 above is transld. `the land of a woman who
20has contracted for service
'.
Cf. mescoirche.

muinde adj io, iā(1 muin) pertaining totheneck:(asneut. subst.)
ammuinde , gl.collarium Sg. 35a6 .

1 muine n io,m., (by Loth, RC xii 206 , xxxvii 315 , equated with
25W.Mynyw= St. David's, Lat.Menevia, called in IrishCell
Muini).d s. muiniu, Trip. 182.11 .n p. muni, LL 265a25 ( MU
22.22 ).muineda, Laws iii 224.20 .Abrakeorthicket, generally
applied tothorn-brakesorbushes, occas. ofgrovesoftrees.
múine, gl.rubus, Ir. Gl. 585. atchí in munní for lassad . . . ni
30loisced in teni in muine, LB 29b12 ( IT i 21.31 ),cf. Lat. Lives
18 ( = L.rubusof Lat. text) and Hy. ii 48. i muiniu draigin,
Trip. 182.11 .i mmedón muine draigin, LL 283b40 .i muine
dresa, Lism. L. 2607. glascach muine luachra, RC xxv 35 § 10.
gráinne buidhe . . . fa bun muine ḟochuinn úir, IGT Dec. ex.
35397 =m. ¤ ḟochaim, KMMisc. 272 § 27. im m. ¤ ṡailech awillow-
grove , AU ii 156.21 .Mag nA. fo mess muine`laden with black-
berries
', Met. Dinds. iii 450.5 .mune i mbi sug slanbech a brake
where bees find honey
(of a person), Arch. iii 306 § 13. muinedha
lán do smeraibh ┐ d'airnedhaib, KMMisc. 317.8 .cnu beo
40mogail ar muini, Arch. iii 246 § 36. ag fiadhach i muinidhibh
nó i gcoilltibh, Keat. ii 2259. Fig.of anarmed band: ba
uathmar urgránni in muini rúad[d]erg co n-idnu chatha, LL
237a31 ( TTr. 1503 ).cend a muine . . . cend fo m. ¤ `head in bush
. . . head under bush
' (varieties of cryptic Ogham), Auraic.
45 5810 , 5817 .Of athicketasaffording shelterorsecrecy: Hu[i]
Néill uile ar cúl Coluim | ni scáth muni it is not the shelter of
a brake
(i.e.it is no insecure shelter), LL 367 marg. inf.( Arch.
Hib. i 361 ).ar sccáth muine, FM vi 2196.15 .drochben dia
imdergad i claidib ┐ munib i ndáil gilla, RC xiii 381.14 .ben
50ara-dala fer cuice i m. ¤ , Laws v 272.8 .merdrech m. ¤ `abush-
strumpet ', 176.4 .mac muini abastard , Triads 152. Laws v
452.16 .mac moíni, LL 287b18 . Hencefig. aprotection,
shelter: ní ba m. ¤ debtha(i.e.a fosterer of strife), Tec. Corm.
§ 19.20 .baí ina uaimh lattronn ┐ ina mh. ¤ meirle, FM vi
552106.21 .Cf. m. ¤ a munio.i. daingnighim, Corm. Y 923.
Inn. l.:Muinæ Buachaele` Cowherds' Brake ', Thes. ii 239.13
( Ardm. 17b1 ).Cell Muini St. David's (Menevia):ó Chill Muine
a móir-Bretnaib, BNnÉ 223 z .Dauid Cille Muine, 14 § 17 ;
208.3 .Cf.alsoLiathmuine,Lindmuine.

60 2 muine n`thelardwhichlinestheintestinesof apig ', O'Curry
(quoted in Wind. Wörterb.).cusin tóin .i. coelan na geraine
nó muine(gl.cum bucliamine), Gild. Lor. 224. muin`fat
adhering to the entrails of an animal
', Highl. Soc. Dict.

1 muinech adj o, ā. (1 muine) abounding in brakesorscrub ?Áth
65Mothair muinig, Met. Dinds. iii 308.58 =A. Mothor muinich,
LL 199a17 .

2 muinech n o,m., (1 muine)athorn-brake;thorns(coll.).do
éirghe an muineach suas, Matth. xiii 7. muineach, dos, deilge
`thorns', Eg. Gl. 484. ?láimh remuinchibh[muincibh v.l.] na
70mórṡroth` surface(?)', TD 20.36 ; quoted by P. O'C. aspl.of
muineach`abackorhill, aridgeorwave ' ( = coils,convolutions,
windings frommuince`collar'?). See TD ii 261 (notead loc.).

muinechad xseemuinigid.

muinecht n ā,f., love,affection ?gnāsa míne muineachta`feines
75Zusammenleben in Liebe
(?)', ZCP xiii 278.11 .

muinél n o,m., (1 muin)muinél(g s. -iúil,-íl,-éil,-él), IGT Dec.
§ 77.
(a)theneck(of men or animals, usually the former).múinel
(sic MS.), gl.collum, Ir. Gl. 744. don muineol, gl.collo, Gild.
80Lor. 137. muinel, Corm. Y 899. ba crom a muinél, Arch. iii
225 z .cet muinel furri ┐ cét cend for cach muineol, LU 2429
( RC iv 252 § 20 ).tri cind fora cael-muneol, RC vii 298.126 .
tairnid . . . in mbial fora munél, FB 78 ( LU 9031 ).for cóich a
munéoil the nape of his neck, TBC 2599. co tall in cend i
85comarda a muniuil de, RC xiv 410.4 ( LL 109a12 ).memsite
muineoil , TBC² 3087 (n p.).is aice toísech tucad cuing for
muinélaib dam, LU 10819. ar mhín a mhuinéil the smooth of
his neck
, Gen. xxvii 16. tug tú dhamh muinéil mo námhad,
2 Sam. xxii 41.
(b)of things,neck,narrow part: ra chuaid Molling reme i
5mmuneal Findmaige, RC xiii 104 § 134. muinél an lésa
(=collum vesicae), O'Gr. Cat. 270 z ; 271.4 .a muinéal a
shúiste in the neck of his flail, Pairl. Chl. Tom. 555 ( Gadelica
i 127 ). Of a river:lām re m. ¤ Moghairne, Ir. Texts ii 9 § 22.