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1 muirnech o, ā. (cf. muirenn)adj. of uncertain meaning, used
as epithet of a `manaís' orbroad-bladed spear. mánais
80murnech ina deiss, TBC 5403 (=muincech, TBC² 3304 ).fón
manaís murnig, 1286 .tiagam . . . bar ar mánaisib móra
murniucha, 3606 ,cf. 3612 .tri mánaisi mára murnecha, LL
266b3 = MU 30.22 .do manaisibh murnec[h]aibh, CCath.
6020. manaois mórmhúirneach airgididhe, Todd Lect. iv
8574.22 .go manaoisibh móirleabhra muirneacha, Hugh Roe
214.4 (fo. 57a) . FM vi 2126.26 . Thurneysen associates with
this word the follg.:brat odar, muirnech (?) umi ina brot,
ZCP ix 191 § 3 (appar. a clasp or pin); the MS. readsmirnech
umhae, Ériu ii 33.4 .

2 muirnech adj o, ā. (muirn).
5(a) in follg. exx. represents variously senses a, c, or d of
muirn; clamorous,tumultuous;spirited,mettlesome;animated,
joyous .fer mor m. ¤ boisterous(?), Anecd. i 65.1 (of a smith).
Cumscraid mormurnech`of the great hosts' (?), Ériu i 116 § 5.
gairguba ┐ golgairi . . . int ṡloigh mormuirnig` tumultuous ',
10 Aen. 529. milid mera muirnecha merdana` cheerful ', CCath.
5365. gasradh moirneach Mhoighe Rath`joyous warriors',
Content. xxx 24. dirim mór múirneach meirléimneach, Todd
Lect. iv 78.13 .adv. comuirneachmormenmnach`cheerfully
and spiritedly
', RC xxiii 400 § 5. Of things or places:ar Troe
15murnigh na maer, BB 52b21 .tarcasal mara muirnigh` bois-
terous ', MR 288.5 .fosgadh a stuic mhúirnigh mhóir, Ériu i
100.3 .longes adbul-mor ba murnichi (murnigev.l.) nā gach
longes more numerous,better manned (?), Cog. 48.1 .longphort
leathanmhuirneach, ML 74.12 .an ciachbhrat . . . ciothmhuir-
20neach` showery ' (of the sky), 102.27 . Of actions, combats,etc.,
prob. spirited,ardent,impetuous: rugastar . . . sitheadh mear
muirneach, ML 86.35 .ruathar ro-mhuirnioch rabharta, 114.3 .
an comhrac as mó ┐ as muirnighe, 114.27 .
(b) in follg. late exx. seems to mean dear,beloved: gadhar m. ¤
25`a pet dog', BCC 320.9 .a mheic mhuirnigh! PBocht 92 § 13.
senchaidh m. ¤ is maccaem, AU ii 504.16 .maide muirneach
mullaigh na míleadh(of a chief), Hackett xxxix 100. is nír
muirneach leis gan cleith é | d'easccaine ara bhraithre he
(Colum C.) did not like him (Mo Chuda) to curse his brethren,
30 BNnÉ 181.12 (the text seems corrupt, first line is hyper-
metric). Tender,affectionate: fa muirneach . . . oileamhain na
hingine, ML 38.19 .do hoileadh an mac go múirneach léi,
Eochairsg. 89.13 .an té dobheir a ṡearbhfóghantuigh suas go
muirneach, Prov. xxix 21.

35 3 muirnech n[f.] bent,sea-grass: in murain . . . .i. in m. ¤ cin
buain, Laws i 170.25 Comm. muirineach(muirneach) ` sea
matweed ', Hog. Luibh. muiríneach f., Dinneen . Seemuirin.

4 muirnech n ā,f., (muirn)the act ofcaressing: ro gab ic moirnig
ime ┐ ic slemnachad a findfaidh, D IV 2,73vb4 .Cf. muir-
40neacht` caressing,fondling ', Dinneen .

muirnige n[iā,f.] (abstr. of2 muirnech?)ni ro ghebhtarot'
mac cen(? cech) muirnighi, LL 386a10 (Timna Cathaír). ?dil
a maicne muirnighe, 386b18 .

muirnín n m.(1 muirn)afavourite,darling ; late word, used of
45either sex.gan mh. ¤ . . . gan muintir, RC xxiii 8.8 .múirnín mic
nó inghine, TSh. 8620. do labhair Rebeca rena múirnín mic her
favourite son
, Eochairsg. 60.13 .i ndóigh na ríoghachta do
rochtain da muirnín mic .i. Brian, Keat. ii 5771. saor . . . mo
mh. ¤ ó na leomhanuibh, Psa. xxxv 17. múirnin, seircin,
50aongrádh, Eg. Gl. 464. Common in mod. poetry, often =
` sweetheart '.

muirnínecht n f. the act ofcaressing,fondling: beithi a muir-
níneacht air a glúinibh ye shall be dandled upon her knees,
Isa. lxvi 12.

55 muirt n f. lees,dregs(coll., but also used inpl.).muirt moirt,
IGT Dec. § 14.18 .moirte, deasgadh`dregs, lees', Eg. Gl. 479.
gurb annamh fíon bhíos gan moirt, Dánta Grádha iii 10(ed.
1916).atá sé 'na mhuirt mhéith(of ale), Measgra Dánta 8.23 .
do shuídhigh sé air a mhoirtibh he hath settled on his lees,
60 Jerem. xlviii 11. Refuse,mire: bealach . . . lán do mhuirt,
TSh. 10747. (Fig.)ó mhuirt na mímhéine, 5249 .do mhoirt
mhíchreidhimh, MacAingil 9.17 .m. ¤ ár n-orchra`the dead-
weight of my grief
', Ó Bruad. iii 202.4 .

? muirthend n[ā,f.] (compd. ofmuir+tend?)theexpanseof the
65 sea(?a beach,strand): eich scuaibleabhra tar muirthind(i.e.
crested billows), ZCP x 339 § 16 ; seems =tar m. ¤ thind, but
metre requires a disyllabic ending.

muirtill adj heavy,sluggish: duine muirtill míothapaidh, TSh.
10388. ualach muirtil na beatha so, Imit. 125.3 .Cf. murtall
70` fatness,heaviness ';bó mhurtaill (mhuirtill)`a heavy cow',
Dinneen .

múisecda adj io, iā. musical: fogur mor-gothach muisecdha,
BNnÉ 235 § 155. sluaigh aingeal . . . go núallaibh múisecdha,
273 z . Alsomuísecda:ceol maeisecda, D IV 2,41rb15 .

75 muisech n ill-temper,sulkiness? m. ¤ na mindaeine ac mall-
asgnám, Celt. Rev. ii 306.26 .Cf. mosach(muiseach) ` frown-
ing,grumpy ', Dinneen .

múisic(-a,-e) n(late Romance loan-word) music .gidh binn
liúte, gidh binn múisic, Timthiridh vi 38 § 19 .ba binne
80muisica a bfogur, Aisl. Tund. 115.6 .canntaireacht ┐ múissice,
Fl. Earls 182.1 .d'innstrumainntib muisice, 68.23 ,cf. 44.10 .

múit adj i, (Lat.mūtus?) (a) dumb: mūitquasi mutus.i. amlabair,
Corm. Y 937. muid .i. balb, Lec. Gl. M 42. duine mut no got,
FM ii 636.4 .Cf. arna hanmandaib muididib(=pro mutis
85animalibus), ZCP xii 363.27 .ar na hanmunnuibh muitithib,
RC xlvi 226.20 .
(b) fig. backward,remiss: in fiallach is gér imna fiachaib ┐
ad muiti am tidnagail, H. 3.18 p. 284 ( O'C. 570 ),cf. 647 a
( O'C. 1449 ). See2 mút.