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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.

murchorthach adj o, ā. (<murchuirthe) assubst. onecoming from
overseas: amal betis murchortaig hi bāirc, ZCP viii 308.19 .

5 murchrann n m.(muir+crann?)amast: murcrann .i. seolchrann
no crann giuis, O'Dav. 1253.

murchrech xseemuirchrech.

murchuirthe(-choirthe) adj io, iā. (muir+part.ofcuirithir) lit.
`that which issentorthrown upby thesea ', hence (a)one
10 come overseas, aforeigner , oft. distinguished from a `deoraid'
= one of a different territory or tribe:as murchorta m'athair
┐ me fein, YBL 140a34 .do fir taistil .i. do muirchuirti, Laws i
156.30 .eiric tar cend murcuirthi, v 182.9 .mac murcuirthe
.i. mac eissidhe beres bean don ḟine d'Albanach(i.e.the son
15of an Irish mother and a Scotch father, a definition too
restricted), iv 290.6 Comm. a ndeoraid ┐ a murcairthe, iii
16.29 Comm. is iad na murcairthe, na daine saera ┐ a cinel
tar muir, H. 3.18 p. 119 ( O'C. 223 ).na deoraide ┐ namur-
curthaidhe , Eg. 88,fo. 32c ( O'C. 2415 ), perh. meant forpl.of
20 murchortach.trian lōige eneach caich dia murchur[th]u .i.
. . . do daer tairis (tairisiv.l.) . . . cethraime do daer erendach,
Irisches Recht 39 . See ib. 7 ; 72 ; Cóic Con. Fug. 65 § 15 ; Stud.
in E. Ir. Law 243.
(b) property cast upbysea,flotsam ;domurchorta , Laws ii
25104.8 (d s.).muirbretha (.i. im caithim tascair do tuinde .i. na
muirchoirthe), i 182.1 , 9 . murchuirthe[murchortha, -thorad
v.l.] dílse`forfeiture of sea-waifs' (lit.sea-waifs forfeited), Tec.
Corm. § 1.27 .

múrdae adj io, iā. (1 múr) having walls,walled: múrdai, gl.muratas,
30 Ml. 140d2 .

murdraigen n name of aplant,hemp agrimony ? RC ix 237.170 .
murbdroigen, Arch. i 326.3 .marbhdhraighean` agrimony,
water-hemp ', Hog. Luibh. mordairgin` great germander ',
Rosa Ang. 260.13 . Seemadrogen.

35 murdúchu n n,f., alsomurdúchann(treated aso-st., form per-
haps due to association withduchann`lay')amermaid. a s.
donmhurdhúchuinn , IGT Dec. ex. 433. Mod.Ir.murdhuach,
muirdhiúch,murdhúchann, Dinneen .muruchu(leg. -duchu),
gl.siren, Ir. Gl. 1020. is é Cacher druí dorat in leges dóib dia
40mboí in murdúchand oca medrad, LL 3a2 ,cf. ar medhradh na
murduchann, Leb. Gab. i 204.19 (of same incident).muir-
duchonn [sic leg.] do ghabail d'iasgairibh Coradh L., AU ii
98.21 =murdhuchann, FM ii 1006.14 .co cuala . . . dord na
murdúchand di Muir Icht, LL 169a14 (g s.org p.?).muirn na
45 murduchandmara, Met. Dinds. iii 190.15 (g p.).co nach
cualadar san enni acht imall [leg.nuall] . . . namardhucann ,
CF 40. na murduchaínd .i. ingena . . . co c[n]essaib gela úas
uíscib, RC xv 433.3 .tarla murrdhúchainn ar an muir . . . ┐
do chandaois ceol, Keat. ii 536.

50 murga n f.(muir+gae)asea-spear,harpoon: a mhurgha leis,
Lism. L. 1640.

murgnaid adj.(muir+gnáth?) practisedinseafaring?
Heremon mar milid muad murgnaid, Rawl. 115b42 = Ält.
Ir. Dicht. i 42.4 , where Meyer emends:Mil muad murgnaid
55`see-erfahren'.

murluaith n i,f., (?muir+luaith) lit. ` sea-ashes,-dust ', hence
salt(obtained by evaporation)? luaith cacha tellaig ach
murluaith`sea-ashes', Laws v 486.17 .miach murluatha`salt',
90.16 Comm. miach muirluacha, iv 310.22 (used for pickling
60meat; `sea-ash',MacNeill,Law of Status 291 ).miach mor-
luatha .i. salaind, H. 3.18 p. 511 ( O'C. 1265 ). See also2 múr.

murmur n m.(Romance loan-word) murmuring,complaining .
gen m. ¤ gan mainnechtnaighi, ZCP vi 25.2 .a ndérnuis murmar
ar Dhia nó gerán, MacAingil 281.16 .

65 murrach adj[o,ā.] a form of2 muirech?beitt meic righ cen
chomhall, | bud cumang gach m. ¤ (: dubach), ZCP x 50.5
(signs of degenerate times).Cf. murrach` able,capable ';
murrachas` superiority ', O'R.

murraith n i,f., (?muir+ráith) sea-fern,sea-weed? g s. cona
70moingmurrathu , Aisl. MC 124.19 . Seemurráthach.

murrasc n o,m., (late form ofmuiresc)alow-lying sea-board ;ro
taithmigh . . . a longa a murrusc deiscertach insi Siccil, CCath.
2869. murruscna hEpiri, 3455 (a s.).do cairgib in murraisc
ilirecda, 2659 .do murruscaib cairrcide`rocky sea-shores',
75 4329 .murrusg .i. muir-riasg . . . .i. an áit a mbeanann muir
re tir, O'Cl.

murráthach n ā,f., (<muir?cf. murraith)some kind ofplant
withedible root: is e anlann rom-gnathaigh | dā mecon do
murrathaigh, Fél. 88 z .dá mhecon do muráthaig, Fel.² lxi y
80(O'Curry, Mann. and Cust. i 366 , takes the word in this
passage to mean `enclosed garden', a definition reproduced by
Hogan Luibh. p. 57 ).tubha .i. noinín .i. murrathach, Arch.
i 333.6 .g s. silmurraithaighe , 344 .

murrech n o,m., [<muir-ḟiach]a largesea-bird, asea-raven:
85 i ndeilb segi mori .i. murrech, LU 1323 =i ndeilb muirfeich,
Im. Brain ii 291. Seemuirḟiach(muir, compds.).