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múit adj i, (Lat. mūtus?) (a) dumb: mūit quasi 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 ). See 2 mút.

mul n o, m., a globular mass, heap, lump , etc., used in various
5applications; the form mol also occurs. m. ¤ .i. cruinniughadh
(i.e. a collection or heap ?), O'Cl. ; the same gloss is given under
mol. colt mbodba | m. ¤ macha, RC xv 433.24 ( Dinds. 42 ); cf.
mol macha .i. cruinniughadh badhb, O'Cl. s.v. macha. imreditis
a t[h]raigthi iarma ┐ a escata remi ┐ muil a orcan fora lurgnib
10 the balls of his calves, TBC² 1451. cainnel . . . do tummud a
mul imme no gereth in a pat (?) of butter or lard, Cáin Ad. § 2
(`bowl' Gloss.). ro batar dā charn nó dá mhul don snechta i
ndorus an dúnaidh, BNnÉ 34.21 . méadaighther fri mul do
charraic, FDG 138 v.l. = médithir fri mulba, text. ? drong
15ele le leccaibh . . . aga tilgen do [sic leg.] mullaibh na mor-
cathrach ` turrets ', ZCP vi 46.31 (leg. mullach?).
Compds. ¤ cend around head: méit muilcind milead a chend,
Corm. p. 36.37 s.v. prúll. la taebh muílcheand moradhbal
cnam heaps (?), BB 257b14 . Hence adj. ¤ chennach: siollaire
20mer muilchennach ` daring, towering (?) layer-on of strokes',
O'Gr. Cat. 583.36 (poem written in 1700). ¤ cloch f. : mul-
cloc[h]a glac `conical (? round) handstones' (as missiles), CCath.
5657. ¤ cnoc a rounded or blunt hill; a lump: combá métithir
cend maic mís cach mulchnoc dímór díbide (of knotted
25muscles), TBC² 1938 = TBC 2600. ¤ dorn a clenched fist:
meitithir m. míled, TBC 2597 = muldord, TBC² 1936. ¤ elta
(pl.) hilt of a sword (one terminating in a ball or knob?):
claidib co muleltaib óir, TBC 178 , cf. 3738 . ¤ lethan a broad
crown (of the head): as sobriquet: ro lethai cend inna noíden
30forsin chloich conid de ro boí Fiacha Mullethan fair, LL 290b
11 = RC xiii 452.9 ; cf. Cóir An. 42 (Muillethan) and ZCP viii
309.18 ; the form Munlethan occurs ZCP viii 309.21 ; 314.13 , 17 .
See also moil and rothmol.

múl n o, m., (Lat. mulus) a mule. a p. múlu, Sg. 33b4 . mul, gl.
35 mulus, Ir. Gl. 415. gl. mulabus, 295 . mul nó stéd, Maund. 205.
co mór le mul no ré damh, BNnÉ 76 § 142. dochuaidh ar mul
bec, ZCP vi 65.23 . corp Rolanduis d'imchar ar dhá múl, ITS
xix 102.2 . n p. múil, Fl. Earls 254.2 . fria groigib . . . na mul
┐ na n-ech, Alex. 622.

40 1 mulach n o, m., (cf. mul) some object of rounded form? méit
mulaig for gut, BDD 38 , 58 (mullaig v.l. in both places); `the
size of a cheese on a withe
', Stokes, who suggests a formation
from Fr. meule (de fromage). Cf. mulchán.

2 mulach n o, m., a sea-calf, seal: m. ¤ .i. rón, O'Cl. Eg. Gl. 441.
45? bid muirescaing, mulach | fod secht congna ró-daimh `a sea-
eel, like a seal
', Mann. and Cust. ii 280 n . = murescang
mholach, RC xliv 161 § 84 (rhet.).

múlach n o, m., (<mún-lach, see mún) a puddle, dirty water:
a log doimhin mhúlaigh, O'Gr. Cat. 597.5 (18th cent. MS.).
50 Cf. múillech.

mulaid n f. ` trouble, harm, sadness ', Dinneen . is mor ma mhulaid
aniubh `great is my sadness to-day', O'Gr. Cat. 279.30 (scribe's
note, end of 16th cent.).

1 mulba n(mul?) a rounded lump, mass or protuberance? médi-
55thir fri m. ¤ dí charraic for sléib, FDG 138 (mul v.l.) = MR 20.2
(transld. ` summit '). As humorous npr. m.: Mulba mac Lon-
longēn (the ball of the weasand, i.e. `Adam's apple'?), Aisl. MC
123.14 .

2 mulba n a sea abounding in seals ? mulbha .i. rónmhuir, O'Cl.
60(`a sea-calf ', Stokes). Cf. 2 mulach.

mulchán n o, m., some kind of cheese ; acc. to P.O'C. ` cheese-curds
compressed . . . and baked for food'. mulcan, gl. glassia, Ir. Gl.
243. muince do m. ¤ mellach, Aisl. MC 81.1 . pl. na mulcáin ,
BNnÉ 154.11 . maothla no molchain [mulchain v.l.], 166.20 .
65 Mant na mulchán (a nickname), ALC i 232.15 .

múldae adj io, iā. (múl) pertaining to a mule: in echlas m. ¤ (gl.
mulionicam paenulam), Sg. 33b5 .

mullach n o, m., (mul) also treated as s,n.: d s. i mullaig , TBC
1203 ; tria mullaig in chínd, PH 8158 = LB 252a57 (perhaps
70we should expand mullach). n p. mullaige, -i.
(a) the topmost part, top, crown , generally of a convex sur-
face. din mulluch, gl. vertice, Thes. i 494.31 ( Tur. 140 ).
mullach, gl. culmen, Ir. Gl. 1007. di mulluch int slebe, Ml.
58c4 . co mullach na taulcha, TBC 1209. co rom-adnaichthi
75i m. ¤ Temrach (= in cacuminibus Temro), Lat. Lives 22. a p.
mullaighi na cnoc, CCath. 2352. co mullach in chairnn, Acall.
7692. m. ¤ tighe, gl. doma, Ir. Gl. 838. i mm. ¤ thuir, LB 136a27
= Todd Lect. vi 53. a m. ¤ caislen Tuama, RC xviii 288.20 .
a m. ¤ áiteadh árd, Prov. viii 2. co tuc bulli . . . hi m. ¤ chind a
80brathar crown (of head), PH 855. mullaigi a cend rempu head-
foremost , LB 156b45 . ar ammus a chendmullaig, TBC 913 , cf.
TBC² 1961. do thuc bulli . . . i mmulluch in médi, TBC 1999.
co tarrla in tṡleg . . . a m. ¤ a hochta, Acall. 7710. co mulluch a
ghualann, 325 . a m. ¤ a láirgi (= buttock?), Comp. Con C.
85 107.7 . a m. ¤ a cercailli the top of its circuit (i.e. zenith, of the
moon ), ITS xiv 44.27 . a m. ¤ na firmaminti, 88.9 . a m. ¤ in
medha[in] lae at high noon , O'Gr. Cat. 246 y . cach mball . . .
de mulluch co talmain from top to ground (=from head to foot),
TBC² 1931 ; cf. 1843 , TBC 1256 , 1371 , 2496 . corro loisc hé
o mulluch co talmin, Mon. Tall. 72. erradh righ Connacht o
5mhullach co lar (i.e. a complete outfit), Lism. L. 3152. ro
scoilt bendchapur in tempuil . . . ó m. ¤ co a lár, PH 2896. ó lár
go lánmullach (of a building), FM v 1732 z .
(b) the crown of the head (= m. ¤ cind): mullach (gl. meo . . .
cum capillis vertice), Gild. Lor. 98. m. ¤ .i. mul-ōach .i. cluasach
10(i.e. a `mul' with ears), Corm. Y 918 , cf. Lec. Gl. 276. dorega
ferg Dé it' m. ¤ (= in verticem tuum), Lat. Lives 12 = Trip.
60.3 . in bennacht . . . dobiur-sa . . . fort mullach anuas, LL
147a16 = P.R.I.A. iii 545 § 14 . a claideb nocht úasa mulluch,
FB 87. hi fossud a mullaich, TBC² 1207 (mullaid LU). ro bui
15tre m. ¤ ind ḟir folt cass, Ériu iii 196.4 . m. ¤ Mo Chutu M.'s brain-
pan
(a relic), LL 370b32 = Arch. Hib. iv 204 § 15.
(c) fig. apex, acme, chief: m. ¤ na míleadh, Keat. Poems 732.
cnú mhullaigh degban Eirenn `most eminent' (lit. top nut), AU
iii 570.16 . ós cionn mullaigh mo shóláis above my chief joy,
20 Psa. cxxxvii 6.
Compd. ¤ lethan broad-headed (cf. mul-lethan), FB 37.
Acall. 4080 n . gein mhullachleathan mic, Ériu v 80.30 .
tairrnge . . . mullachlethan, Fl. Earls 196.3 .