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magarlín n m. name of a plant (spotted orchis?): cent[ur]io .i. m. ¤ ,
Arch. i 336 § 116. m. ¤ meadhrach `early male fool's stones',
Hog. Luibh. magairlín `orchis mascula', ib. A dim. of magairle
(magarla), Stokes Arch. i 343.

magda adj io, iā. great, vast (cf. mag-)? cath Átha Medoin magdai,
5 LL 183a14 = `of the plains' (?), Arch. Hib. ii 61 § 34. cath
Murbuilg magda mōrgais, LL 7a17 = maghda `of plains',
Leb. Gab. i 102. in múir masmóir magdai muaid (: Dagdai)
`of the fair great vast and noble wall', Met. Dinds. iv 96. ardur-
daig Mhuman magda, Lism. L. 3473. Cf. mogda (perhaps
10same word).

maglorg n ā, f., (mag- augment. pref., RC xxxii 214 ; the spelling
mát-, mad- may be due to association with 1 mát, q.v.). a
club, a cudgel: maglorg .i. mórlorg, O'Cl. , whence probably:
m. ¤ .i. mórlorg `an ardent pursuit', P.O'C. (a misunderstanding).
15? matádlorg ḟindchuill isin dara láim, TBC 1717 = mádlorcc,
St. (`Hundestock' Wind. as if from matad `dog'). mátan mag-
lorci móri, FB 37 = matan matluirge, Eg. tri .lll. maglorg
[mátlorc, Eg.] ndraigin co fethnib iarind i n-a lámaib, BDD
60. madhlorg féithreannach iona láimh, Todd Lect. iv 68
20§ 16 . As sobriquet: Fergus Matlorg, ZCP viii 293.3 .

? magne subst. conā toimled m. ¤ , LU 1140 = magre, RC xx
402 ( ACC § 122 Comm. ) = magna no magne R. See maigre.

magnech xsee maignech.

magnéit n n p.? (Lat. magne-s, -tis) magnet, lodestone: ro fess a
25maith as cechaird, | a magneit a hadamaint (of India), Rawl.
77b38 = mágneit, LL 135a48 ( R.I.A. Proc. 1884 ii 230 ).

magnés n f. (= Lat. magnes) magnet, lodestone: is inann an
t-adhamus ┐ a[n] maghnés (madhnés MS.), Maund. § 139.
dogebther . . . diamont annsa mhaighneis, § 138. (fig.) carbun-
30cail Teamhra . . . maigneis Ulaidh (of a hero), Hard. i 6.2 .

mágra: n m., snámh, gluasacht ` creeping ', Eg. Gl. 571. mágairt
(mágra) ` creeping, crawling ', Dinneen .

magragall xsee macrall.

? magrand n[ā,f.] a hippodrome? tathus drecht dron-amhnus |
35mīled maīnig magrainde, KZ xxxiii 82 ( H. 3.3, 32a , glossed .i.
mennot imtigit carpait a place round which chariots go) =
magrainni, BB 378b8 . A compd. of mag and rand `part'?

magre xsee maigre.

magru? n im rasas do murmaige .i. imini ro fasas ar ur na
40dumaige in m. ¤ , Laws i 170.24 Comm. = im rasas do murmuige
.i. do magrudh . . . imin ní ro ḟásas dot mormagh .i. m. ¤ no
muir, H. 3.17 c. 65 ( O'Don. 76 ) = rosas .i. buain .i. madrai, H.
3.18 p. 370 ( O'C. 797 ). ` Sea-plain ', O'Don. A plant-name?
cf. madra.

45 ? maguth n d s. Fochmorc mac Rochmairc (.i. is tuisechu in ro-
imchomarc ón m. ¤ quam a dagimchomarc on descipul, LL
187c42 , cf. RC xxvi 30 § 133 ( tutor, teacher ?).

maí n m. (Lat. Maius) May (name of month); occurs only in g s.
in poet. and relig. lit. mí M. , Fél. May 31. calaind m. ¤ , May 1.
50 kalaind Maí miadaig, Gorm. May 1. i mmedón mís Mai, LL
120a51 . do mís Moí, LB 152b11 . a mis minglan Maei, Ériu x
88 § 112 (poem of 1166). maidean i dtús Mhaoi, O'Bruad. i 100.

maic(c)e n(mac) boyhood, childhood: ba sí . . . ron-alt Mac Con
hō a maici, Fian. 32.3 .

55 maichnech, -nige xsee muichnech, -nige.

maicne n io, m., and iā, f. (mac). ? g s. mórmacni , LU 5328 =
mórmaicne , TBC² 851. d s. dot chain-macniu , LL 270b12 . n p.
bertair dóermaicni , LU 5614 ( TBC² 1134 ). maicne (m. and f.,
pl. maicne, -da), IGT Dec. § 1.
60 Sons (coll.), progeny, generally in sing., sometimes with pl.
vb. āsfaid dáermacne i crích Ulad a lleth o mathrechaib,
TBC 1739 = gomsa dærbésacha macneda Ulad, ZCP viii 545.
21 . maccni Natfroich . . . huadib ríg, Trip. 196.16 . macne
Conchobuir, ZCP viii 217.32 . maicne Echoch . . . im Niall,
65 RC xxiv 184. co ro rann R. . . . a thír dia maicne, RC xx 136.
25 . ní farlaic Cathaír Carmain | acht dia m. ¤ mór-adbail, Met.
Dinds. iii 16. .ix. mberta maicne . . . .i. ix. mbretha mac,
O'Dav. 280. a Corbmaic, coisc do m. ¤ , 173 = YBL 140b24 .
In wider sense posterity, descendants: taethsat do m. ¤ (a pro-
70phetic curse), Cog. 92.9 . maiccne Ebit Eoganachta, Todd
Nenn. 258. tri senoraig . . . do shain-macne in lochta ro
crochsat Crist, LB 159b24 . do mhaicne ghlórmhair Ghaoidhil,
Keat. Poems 1166. A family, tribe: frisna iltuathaib ┐ frisna
ilmacnib, TBC 453. fo fedaib na tri macni `the woods of the
75three tribes
', Cog. 58.18 (= na ttri nUaithne the three Owneys
B). fear . . . bá ferr dia mhaicne, FM v 1528.20 . ní don
Mhumhain do mhaicne, O'Gr. Cat. 534.8.
In the Lismore and Laud texts of the Acall. na Sen.
`maicne' seems to be used in sense of `manchaine' and may
80be a scribal error for that word: mo maicne-si duit-siu eter
béo ┐ marb, Acall. 6650 (= mainchine F.); bar ṁbéomaicne ┐ bur
marbmaicne don Macha co bráth, 3506 (`your posterity both
living and dead
', O'Gr.), cf. 3707 , 5900 (= -mainchine F. in all
cases).

85 maide n io, m.,
(a) a stick, staff, beam or log: m. ¤ .i. mō a faide quam a lethet,
Corm. Y 938. maidi ibair i cuail crinaig a stick of yew in a bundle
of firewood
(prov.), RC xxiv 194 § 6 = SG 326. maidi ailig (mate
oílig v.l.) a mizen-stick , IT iii 83.1 = Bruchst. i § 64 . lorc-
maithi mór, Aisl. MC 122.4 . mada Ciara[i]n pastoral staff , CS
5 296.6 . an tairrnge congbhus an m. ¤ gan tuitim the ridge-pole ,
FM iii 312.5 (= fécce an tighe, ib.). an m. ¤ ar a roibhe an
naomh 'na sheasamh ag senmóir, MacAingil 506.12 . pl.
geibidh . . . maidedha ┐ clocha dó, BNnÉ 34 § 55. maididhe,
Exod. xxv 13. maideadha, Ezek. xxxvii 20. teannfad ort na
10maidedha ceudna san bpunc so I will ply you with the same
sticks
(i.e. arguments), Luc. Fid. 368.20 . m. ¤ dorais `a bolt ', RC
xxxii 134.24 . m. ¤ láma a hand-staff , oft. fig.: mo mh. ¤ lámha i
mbeárnuin baoguil, R.I.A. 23 G 24, 224 . Muire mo mh. ¤
lámha, A. Ó Dálaigh xxv 13. m. ¤ mná a distaff , O'Gr. Cat.
15 143.5. m. ¤ mullaig ridge-pole (of a house); fig. of a leader: m. ¤
mullaigh na míleadh, Hackett xxxix 100 ; liii 32 . m. ¤ sgine
(gl. manubrium) a handle, Ir. Gl. 1139. do buailti m. ¤ sgine ar
an mías-chuadh, Rule of Tall. § 92. m. ¤ sníomha spindle ,
Prov. xxxi 19.
20(b) wood, timber: carcair cloiche no maide, Mart. Don.
Sept. 4. m. ¤ cédair cedar-wood , Levit. xiv 49. déan áirc mhaide
an ark of wood, Deut. x 1. deilbh chloch no mhaideagh no
airgid, Carswell 218 (g p.?). ar pháipéir nó ar mh. ¤ , TSh. 4417.