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2 múrach adj o, ā. (Romance loan-word with Irish ending) Moorish ;
as subst.o,m. aMoor. pl. naMúraighdon Spáinn, TSh. 9765.
Múraighe, Turcaighe ┐ eiricidhe, Eochairsg. 8.38 .

muracht xseemuiriucht.

5 múraid v ā, alsomúirid,i.
(a) the orig. sense may be levels,makes level(soil,etc.),
hencerazes,demolishes(esp. of buildings).cach tailach dara
tictis na múrtis co fáctais ina foenglenntaib, LL 263b48 =
MU 14.27 (`levelled').ro mursam a tulcha . . . co bfuilit ina
10bfanglentaibh, TBC p. 825 n. 7 (St.),cf. p. 711 n. 7 .múir-
fidhear cnuic na cruinne, Ir. Monthly 1927, 261.15 .muchum
┐ murum in cathraigh let us raze, Aen. 3083. murait in
dai[n]gin ┐ brisid in rigdae, 565 .múirfemait do tṡid ort,
Acall. 5078 (`we will wall up', SG ii 224 , butcf. do thochailt
15ar sída oraind, 5136 ).múrfither bar múr ri miledaib Grec,
LL 239a16 ( TTr. 1648 ).cor loisc ┐ cor mur Boroma, RC xviii
37.2 (Tig.).co ro loisc[s]et in indsi ┐ co rus-múrsat, AU ii
148.19 .ro múrsetar Báirc ṁBresail, RC xiii 40 § 10. cathair
A. do múiretur ┐ d'airgetur Tuircínigh, Maund. 132. cid . . .
20do muirthea in raith though the fort were to be destroyed, YBL
315b54 .gur muradh ┐ gur mughaighedh . . . in baile, AU iii
586.1 . In looser sense:nā muirter do mhuir an cill . . . co
brath`that the church should never be overwhelmed by the sea',
Misc. Hag. Hib. 17 § 16.
25(b) in wider sense destroys,ruins(of persons): a betha
daenna, . . . sochaide ro múris! PH 4661. in carracc . . . do
múiredh triar no ceathrar roimpi, CCath. 1859. ro mursad
cona cloind ┐ cona muintir uile he, YBL 179b4 (`walled in', RC
xxiv 285.2 ).
30(c) piles up,builds up,constructs, only of constructing a
moundover agrave: is ann ro foilged a corp; | fuirri ro múrad
mór-chnocc, Met. Dinds. iii 40.4 .do múiredh in tuluch so air,
Acall. 7572 ,cf. 1073 , 1085 .ro múiredh in tulach so thairrsi,
1257 .ro muired in fert, 2082 . ? (fig.)gabais i n-allmuirib,
35mūras mōr ṅdēserce(of Colum Cille), Arch. iii 217 § 3 ;he
heaped up much charity
? but text may be corrupt, perhaps
=mórais.
vn. múrad(múired)m. (a) in strict sense `act oflevelling
theground ' (Laws, Gloss.):masa maidm talman na cumangar
40do lesugad trena muired no trena linadh`by levelling it', Laws
iii 254.22 Comm. ar múrad talman ar Conán after levelling
(?heaping) the earth over C.(i.e. burying), Acall. 3985. Hence
loosely with obj. gen. of person burying: Tephi . . . mairg
forsmélad a múrad`her entombment', Met. Dinds. i 8.42 .
45(b) generallythe act ofrazing,demolishing: ro sailset muradh
in daingin forna Troianaib ┐ a dilgend iar sin, Aen. 2352
(where muradh seems =levelling the walls, oppd. todílgend
utterly destroying).Cf. 2045 .do thogail ┐ loscud ┐ múrud
cathrach Lamidóin, LL 224a21 ( TTr. 506 ).di milliud ┐ di
50múriud . . . na Troe, 227b15 ( TTr. 765 ).
(c)exceptionally ofbuilding(walls),fortifying: a catracha
do murad┐ do daingnedud, BB 434a27 .

murain xseemuirin.

murbachandmuirbech n m.(muir; for 2nd componentcf.
55 fótbach)abreakwater; alevel stripof land along thesea-coast:
tonn . . .a tondeo.i. ar berraid in fēr don murbach it shaves
the grass from the shoreland
, Corm. Y 1243. dún dianad mur-
bach án | múr mór maic Lugdach`whose famous breakwater is
the great wall of L.'s son
', Met. Dinds. iii 124.67 .tír . . . is mín
60taobh 's is mín murbhach, Measgra Dánta 45.22 .i mmurbach
na Bonne the shore of the Boyne, BColm. 72.5 .ar mílib
[= mílaib] na muirbech, Met. Dinds. iii 428.36 =muirbrech,
LL 212a6 .Carn Trachta Eothaili . . . tēd muir tarna cairgib
'na muirbeach impi, Todd Nenn. 198. Of a lake:muirbech
65lonn locha hEnaig, Acall. 2421. Common in both forms in
place-names:for Muirbech, Met. Dinds. iii 442.42 .i Murbach,
FM iii 416.9 . In mod. Anglo-Irish sometimes ` murrough '.
muirbheach f.`alow sea-board ', Dinneen .

murbolg xseemuir(compds.).

70 murbrath? n memais Linnmuine dar Līathmuine, | lia hāirim
slūag adbad [leg.atbath?] | a Linnmag Mis i murbrath, ZCP
viii 308.2 ; a compd. ofmuirandbrath= sea(i.e. water)
-betrayal?

murbrucht n(muir) (a)a `sea-burst', atidal wave , also used of
75eruptions of lakes,etc. m. ¤ mārin mense Octobris , AU 719.
is é tan conuargaib in m. ¤ nemḟorcnedach, LL 168b10 (Dinds.
of Tonn Clidna).m. ¤ locha Echach[sic leg.], LU 3021 ( SG 235.
28 ).murbhrúcht mara, Content. iv 20. murbrucht cidir
Eabha ┐ Ros Cette, FM i 48.13 .iter na murbruchtaib mora
80muirige(of the waters of the Red Sea parting), LB 118b20 .
(b) by extension,anirruptionof any kind, aninvasion,
swarm,etc. do líonadh Mumha do m. ¤ diaisneisi long ┐ lai-
dheng, Cog. 40.4 .g s. tanic tolamurbructamor du Gallaib,
14.1 .murbhruchta . . . cacha moir-eisc` shoals ', MR 102.2 .
85 mar clises fiadmil fairgi fa murbruchtaibh . . . minéisc, 248.11 .

murchat n m.(muir?)asea-cat? m. ¤ mor . . . amail og-dam iarna
ḟorbairt do iasc, Lism. L. 3793 ,cf. BNnÉ 77 § 145. co nduatar
na murchata he, Lism. L. 3752.