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mainchine xseemanchaine.

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. dunmoin-
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)anenclosureforcattle, apen,fold .m. ¤ dligthech`lawful
10pound
', Laws i 288.15 Comm. g s. namainnriuch , ii 54.7
Comm. d s. amaindir , 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 anenclosureoftroops,
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 seemainner.

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 aVolksetymologieforsechtmain(g s. ¤ e) <septimanaand
that the seven Maines represent the days of the week.

mainech adj o, ā. belonging to or a nativeofHy 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 [mainechv.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 . Asnpr. 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. ofmaín)asmall gift: honamainénaib , 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, hencekeeps,conserves,takes care of,main-
tains? cuich in mait ro mainigis? .i. cuich in muc ro leasaighis?
O'Dav. 1241. moenigfid sini sceo oclach [óglęchav.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-
nightherv.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 cachmainiugad(.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.