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maigister (maigistir) n m. (Lat. magister) In Glosses always
an o-st., quantity of vowel not indicated. In Mid.Ir. n s.
magistir appears beside magister, becoming later the standard
75form, and is freq. treated as gutt. st. (g s. mágistrech, LU 2316 ,
scribe H). maighistir, IGT Dec. § 33 , g s. an mhaigis-tir,
-dreach , n p. na maighisdre, -acha .
Corresponds in various meanings to Lat. magister. magisder
(gl. magister), Ir. Gl. 365. maigister (gl. rector), 1099 .
80(a) esp. a teacher (general sense in earlier texts): gabit don
magistir they take the place of a teacher, Ml. 38a8 . irbága . . .
eter desciplu . . . óentu immurgu eter a magistru, Wb. 7d10 .
maigistar do deisgipal, Laws i 36.23 . dligid magister sogaire,
LL 345d23 = maigistir , Anecd. iii 14. fuil déde mín-magistir,
85écse uagh [leg. uadh?], ecna umal, ZCP iv 468 § 13. ro chret-
sitar dia magister .i. do Ísu, PH 5125. cen a maigistir oc a
forcetul, 6724 . ro cuiritt saoithe ┐ maighistreacha do theac-
cascc eccna, Cog. 138.21 . imat maigistrech ag teacusc, Fl.
Earls 180.33 . sgol-mhaighisdir, Eg. Gl. 498. Often a pro-
fessional (clerical) title: Sillán maigistir . . . abb Maighe Bile,
5 Gorm. Oct. 21 gl. 3 . Mael-Petair hUa C. maighistir Rosaco-
main master (of the school) of R., AU ii 292.6 . maighister
Sdiamna O B., airdespuc Caisil, 398.9 . Cf. iii 77 n. 13 .
Maoleóin ua C. . . . ar ttecht thairis (.i. tar muir) ina mhaighis-
tir, FM iii 306.5 . maigistir leighinn, AU ii 282.8 . maigister
10saer ` master-wright' (of a monk), ib. 5 = ard-maighistir saoir
mainistre na Buille `chief master of the carpenters', FM iii 252.
21 . do Mhaighistir na mbreath (i.e. Peter Lombard, Magister
Sententiarum), TSh. 3150.
(b) a master, lord, owner, etc. toil ar máigistrech-ne .i.
15Lúcifer, PH 8143. máigister na míled, 1230 . ba hiat-so a
lucht fógnuma oc denum a thempuil .i. .xxx. míle mog . . . ┐
iii míle magister three thousand overseers, LB 130b55 . maighis-
dir na luinge, Acts xxvii 11 . maigistir an stápla, Fl. Earls
90.13 . aithnigh . . . an t-assal mainséur a mhaighisdir, Isa. i 3.

20 maigistreás n f. (<maigister) a mistress: adubhairt sí re n-a
maighistreás, 2 Kings v 3. ar maisdreas theagaisgc (i.e. the
Church), Luc. Fid. 257.9 . atáid súile ban-ógluich chum
láimhe a maighistreása, Psa. cxxiii 2.

maigistrecht n ā, f., the office of a master or teacher: in magistrecht
25(gl. magisterium), Ml. 128d8 , cf. 35d4 . a maigistrecht ┐ a
háirdespocóidecht (sc. of Ireland, assigned to Patrick), SG
2.22 . maighisdrecht na bethadh (= magisterium vitae), BCC
§ 15.

maigmech xsee maignech.

30 maigne adj io, iā. big, great: maighne .i. mór, O'Cl. Eg. Gl. 452.
Dond m. ¤ `the mighty Dun Bull', Met. Dind. iii 372. engsat in
muicc m. ¤ , 408 . ? os mur maigni meic Alprainn (of Armagh),
SR 2364 (: saidbri; = maigne g s. of maigen?). Cf. maignech.

maignech o, ā. adj. of doubtful meaning; a deriv. of maigne?
35 Freq. epithet of horses: ech m. ¤ , FB 49 , 50 , cf. LL 120a39 ,
189a19 , ZCP x 298.26 . Of persons: deoraid amal cech Laig-
nech, | m. ¤ amal cech Mumnech, Auraic. 5149 ( LL 37b29 ). ? sil
diamaid m. ¤ doach, IT iii 31.6 . Of places (<maigen?): os Mide
magnech, LL 184b34 = Arch. Hib. ii 38 § 8 (`fielded Meath'?).
40 tír maighnech (: Laignech) `plainful' (?), MacCarthy 432.27
( BB 51a35 ). Cf. further: múr m. ¤ mass ` spacious ', Met. Dind.
iii 96. mór-ainm m. ¤ in muir-éisc `the lordly name', 428 . ogam
m. ¤ .i. maigin iter gach dā fid `enclosed (? spaced) Ogham, i.e.
an enclosure (? space) between every two letters'. Auraic. 6004.
45 fo bratach . . . sruamach m. ¤ , Corm. Y 496.

1 maignes n o, m., (cf. mag, maigen) a large field or plain ; maigh-
neas `a field, ground ', Dinneen . pl. maighnis ┐ machairidhe
fáisréidhe, Eachtra Macaoimh an Iolair 66.17 . go maighnesoip
morfhairsingi uiscemhla, Fl. Earls 82 , 2 . do mhaighnessoip
50. . . cruithnechta, 182.11 .

2 maignes? n is dubh do maignes, a Muirchengail `great is your
size ', O'Gr. Cat. 136.37 (scribal note). maigneas .i. méad,
P.O'C. Cf. maigne.

maignés xsee magnés.

55 maigre n io, m., (<magar) a salmon . maighre .i. bradán, O' Cl.
Eg. Gl. 454. m. ¤ 'n-a srib, LL 297b50 ( SG 366.3 ). blaisiu magri
. . . fó loch Echach, LU 3045 ( SG 235.40 ) = maigri, 3049 .
conna tomled magre, ACC § 122 Comm. ( RC xx 402 ) =
magne, LU 1140. atracht in maighre tresan cloich boi fon
60topur, BNnÉ 321.6 = an t-eo, ib. 9 . a íuchra maígrí! IT iii 69
§ 12 . ni he sil in maigri maill | asas a hiuchra alaind, Arch. iii
238 § 3. pl. Eass Ruaidh cos'reithet maighre , Anecd. iii 24
§ 14 . ocht maigre, Acall. 2370. mo mhiol mór ós na maighribh,
ZCP viii 221 § 45. loch na maigred mall, Fen. 186.24 . ina
65n-iomat bratan ┐ ina ré maighreadh, Leb. Gab. i 266 n. 10 .
Fig. of persons (common in later poetry, cf. ): Emann
Buitilér . . . maighre taoibhgheal tlachtchorcra, FM v 1570.3 .
a mhaighre an mhúir neámhdha! (of Christ), Ó Bruad. i 20.
Of a woman: an maighre maordha . . . mná, Hackett xxiii 5.

70 maigrech adj o, ā. (<maigre) abounding in salmon . rian ro-
maighreach, BB 380b17 . eass m. ¤ , MR 104.13 . murbhruchta
maighreacha `shoals of salmon-like fish', 102.2 . tóla muiréisc
maigrig mín, Met. Dind. iii 426. conus-fuarattar . . . inis
saidbir . . . maigrigh, BNnÉ. 79 § 155 . don Mumain maigrich,
75 RC xxxvii 352 § 12. ar Muaigh maighreach the salmon-full
Moy
, FM v 1854.4 . dar Samhaóir sruthmaighrigh, Hugh Roe
fo. 63b .

maigred n[m.] (mag) plains (coll.): gur linsat sleibti ┐ maghred
na hEspaini, D IV 2, 17rb 11 .

80 maíl xsee mael.

maile subst. evil; an evil, misfortune (archaic & poet.). mali,
bare, gare Caie[u]r . . . maile .i. olc, dindi as malam (leg.
malum), Corm. Y 698 = maile, Corm. p. 24 s.v. gaire, O'Dav.
217. ni derna m. ¤ ordugud orru mor `the arrangement did not
85do them evil greatly
', O'Dav. 1236. ? pl. nu regtáis a teóra
maila tairsi, midgla, ǽs, toithe fola three evils would come upon
him
, Trip. 166.4 . ? Soergus da m. ¤ [óca m. ¤ v.l.] . . . collais caín,
214.9 (cf. per culpam Soergassii . . . huius . . . pensionis . . .
solutio recusata vel neglecta est, 215 n. 3 ). Cf. maíle.