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

muracht xsee muiriucht.

5 múraid v ā, also múirid, i.
(a) the orig. sense may be levels, makes level (soil, etc.),
hence razes, 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 , but cf. 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
mound over a grave: 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 of levelling
the ground ' (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) generally the act of razing, demolishing: ro sailset muradh
in daingin forna Troianaib ┐ a dilgend iar sin, Aen. 2352
(where muradh seems = levelling the walls, oppd. to dílgend
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 of building (walls), fortifying: a catracha
do murad ┐ do daingnedud, BB 434a27 .

murain xsee muirin.

murbach and muirbech n m. (muir; for 2nd component cf.
55 fótbach) a breakwater; a level strip of land along the sea-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. `a low sea-board ', Dinneen .

murbolg xsee muir (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. of muir and brath = sea (i.e. water)
-betrayal?

murbrucht n(muir) (a) a `sea-burst', a tidal wave , also used of
75eruptions of lakes, etc. m. ¤ mār in 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, an irruption of any kind, an invasion,
swarm, etc. do líonadh Mumha do m. ¤ diaisneisi long ┐ lai-
dheng, Cog. 40.4 . g s. tanic tola murbructa mor 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?) a sea-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.