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mainchine xsee manchaine.

maíndénmid n i, m., lit. a gift-maker: moíndeinmid (gl. muni-
ficus), Ml. 58d11 (an imitation of the Lat.).

maíndénmidetu n m. (maíndénmid) munificence: d s. dun moin-
5deinmidetu , gl. ad munificentiam, Ml. 145a2 .

1 mainder n f. gutt. st. (<Lat. mandra ?) mainnear, g s. mainnri,
IGT Dec. § 54. a p. maindreacha, ib. ex. 1381 . In Bedell the
g.s. is treated as a nom. (ā-st.).
(a) an enclosure for cattle, a pen, fold . m. ¤ dligthech `lawful
10pound
', Laws i 288.15 Comm. g s. na mainnriuch , ii 54.7
Comm. d s. a maindir , v 464.20 . ac sadad mandrach dia
lóegoib, RC xv 468 ( Dinds. 67 ) = ic sádud a cruí, Met. Dinds.
iii 376. nach rethi ar tus hi mannribh `whatsoever ram is
first in pens
', Leb. Gab. i 32. mar an ttréud a lár a máinrighe,
15 Micah ii 12. dénuidh mánracha dá bhur gcáorc[h]uibh,
Numb. xxxii 24. a measg bhánrach na gcáorach, Judges v 16.
(b) in wider sense, enclosure, confines: forus n-acra .i. main-
ner .i. arus in fir uil ag in acra, Laws ii 10.28 Comm. tucc
maidhm ar phéist locha gloin; do chengail . . . a corp 'sa
20maindir a bfuil `in the lair', BNnÉ 135.38 . timcheallfaid
th'easgcaraid 'n-a mainnir thú (= circumdabunt te vallo), TSh.
1064. ro buí se secht mbliadna isin maindir mor-dai[n]gin sin
(of a prison), ZCP vi 286.9 . a maindir na noem (i.e. in Heaven),
KMMisc. 256 § 31. nochar mhainnear madhma riamh (of a
25stronghold), Ir. Monthly 1923, 640 . Of an enclosure of troops,
arms, etc., in battle: co fúair mandir mílinde the ring of battle,
Met. Dind. ii 276. m. ¤ crui-niemhdha [ = -niamhdha] a ccraoi-
seach, ZCP ii 359.6 . dorónsat mainner áthusach . . . ┐ léibend
daingen . . . do sciathaibh, Fian. 88.4 . dorinnetar léibenn . . .
30┐ mainner gaibtech a timcell Oilella, Celt. Rev. iv 12.10 . gur
scaíl a sciathmandracha, Caithr. Thoirdh. 116.7 .

2 mainder n manner see mainner.

Maine io, npr. m. Mane Macbriathrach, TBC 4805. do
marbad Mane maic Conchobair, IT i 76.14 . i mbrutt Mani
35maic Durthacht, LL 115a14 . tri Mane Murisce, TBC 5908 , cf.
5922 . Name borne by all the sons of Ailill and Medb of Con-
nacht: .vii. meic Ailella ┐ Medba ┐ Mane for cach fir dib ┐
forainm for cach Mani, BDD 42. na secht Mane, TBC² 178 =
na secht Mani, TBC 435. na secht Maine, ZCP ix 175. Rhys
40 Hibb. Lect. 1886, 366 fg. conjectures that `na secht Maini'
is a Volksetymologie for sechtmain (g s. ¤ e) < septimana and
that the seven Maines represent the days of the week.

mainech adj o, ā. belonging to or a native of Hy Many (Uí Maine).
IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 55.9) , § 12 (62.5) . KMMisc. 248.1 . Brian m. ¤ ,
45 AU ii 134.7 . eter Mainechaibh, 462.8 .

maínech(moín-, muín-) adj o,ā. (maín). (a) possessing treasure,
wealthy: Dunchad moenech, ZCP ix 462 § 10. gall m. ¤ a
wealthy foreigner
, Cog. 208.1 . maic Miledh mainich, Leb. Gab.
i 282. delai fir muaid moínig, RC xxvi 16 § 18. a n-úi ní bat
50maínigh, Anecd. ii 40.18 . do bhí sé . . . mórdhalach maoineach,
Hackett xxxix 163. Of places: Erc Domnaig Móir maínich
`treasurous', Fél. Oct. 27. ar Maig m. ¤ Murthemne, LU 9314.
Tuaisceart Maighi muineach clár, BR 90.8 . is oirdnidhe an
cathair . . . is muinech, Misc. Hag. Hib. 32.4 . ? fā m[b]a
55moladh, cenip muinech [mainech v.l.] o dorónadh? or shall it
be a panegyric, though it bring no gain (payment) when 'tis done

(?), Arch. iii 294.2 .
(b) valuable, precious: cach set is mainech, Laws v 382.30
Comm. colomu mainech, BColm. 6.3 . an mionn maoineach,
60 Leb. Gab. i 184.26 . imon maind morblasta mormaínig, BB
242a20 . As npr. o, m. (same word?): Moinach, AU 782.
Moenach, 742 . Maonach, Keat. iii 2181. g s. Moinaigh, AU
752 , 782 . Moenaigh, 730 . Maenaig, 991 .

maínén n o, m., (dim. of maín) a small gift: hona mainénaib , gl.
65 munusculis, Ml. 69c5 .

mainér n m. (< Med. Lat. manerium) mainér (g s. -éir, -ér), IGT
Dec. § 35. A manor; a manor-house . doberim-se in mainer-sa
duit, ZCP vi 81.25 . gur ég sé . . . 'na mhainer féin 'san Chaislen
Tirim in his own manor of Castle Trim, Rel. Celt. ii 160.22 .
70 cur loisc a manera, Ann. Conn. 1264 § 8. ALC i 448.12 . iar
mbuain a bailteadh ┐ a mhainer de, FM v 1420.12 .

máinia n f. (= Lat. mania) mania, infatuation, madness: gur
mór an mhiri ┐ an mh. ¤ cur 'n-a aghuidh, MacAingil 507.9 .

maínigid vdenom. (maín). Meaning uncertain; perhaps treats
75as a `main', treasures, hence keeps, conserves, takes care of, main-
tains? cuich in mait ro mainigis? .i. cuich in muc ro leasaighis?
O'Dav. 1241. moenigfid sini sceo oclach [óglęcha v.l.] he will
take care of old and young
(?), ZCP ix 452 § 20. ro mainighther
in gein let the child be cared for (?), xii 273.34 . máinigter
80comarbai for a thechtu thoigh let heirs be maintained according
to due right
(?), SG 25. cethraime cach mairt mainighther coland
i sleib `whose body is preserved on a mountain' (that is reared?),
Laws v 330.15 = cethruime gach mairt muinidhther [sic MS.]
a shleib `that is killed' (?), i 272.37 . ni muinegetar mucca ce a
85mbās no a llōg . . . co n-aurland a ndithma `pigs are not added
to (kept
?), whether for killing or for price', v 404.20 . mochen
mata moaigther | do na mainigther maid, Ériu vii 199 § 8
= do nach moaigther miad, 6 § 8 . Cf. also: is tre ḟīr
flaitheman ad mblechta mārbōis muīnigter (muinither, mui-
nighther v.l.) that great riches (abundance) of milking are
5maintained
(? increased), ZCP xi 92 § 18 (= ad-muínigim?).
? (depon.) cach bec nō cech mór no muinichither di cach rét etir
locc ┐ edach ┐ dig ┐ biad, rop de forcongrai t'senora a comair-
lecad (rule for a monk), ZCP iii 29.1 ; `possessest', Reeves,
Colton's Visitation 109 . vn. do cach mainiugad (.i. beodilib ┐
10mairbdilib), do cach lesugad (.i. do biud ┐ coimiteacht) mainte-
nance (?), Laws iii 22.8 (of duties due to a chief). mad radrachus
is mes mairt fuirre in cedbliadhain . . . ar ni frithṡailter a
mainiugadh iar sin there is no prospect of rearing it (?), H. 3.18
p. 435 a ( O'C. 1039 ) = maoiniugad, 446b ( O'C. 1099 ). ro gab
15go mend mainigad stammering falsehood has found support
(?), ZCP vii 309.9 . muiniughadh .i. sealbhughadh, O'Cl. may
be meant for this word.