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marcaid n i, m., a rider, horseman: rí Midhi in marcaidh, BR
266.1 .

marcaigecht n ā, f., (a) riding, horsemanship: marcuighecht
(part of the education of a chief's son), Laws ii 154.6 Comm.
5 marcuighecht ar srian aen-eich riding (opposed to driving in
a chariot), Comp. Con. C. 116.21 ( Med. and Mod. Ir. Ser. iii ).
tugus baramail dod marcaighecht thy horsemanship, ZCP vi
95.36 . ic m. ¤ ar assan, YBL 141b15 = oc marcachus, PH 2613.
In fig. sense: ro bāighed [= báidhed] mé ar in tuind-sea . . .
10┐ itu-sa uirri oc marcaidecht risin ré sin (of Lí Bán), Acall.
3219n . an té do ghní marcuigheachd ar na flaithis that rideth
upon the heavens
, Psa. lxviii 4. dol ar marcaigheacht go neamh
(i.e. to speed), TSh. 10664. m. ¤ a ndiaid a bonn (of a corpse at
a funeral), Ir. Review 1912, 250 § 12 .
15(b) concrete, riders (coll.): tuccadh na heich chuicce ┐ do
cuiredh marcaighecht orra, BNnÉ 89 § 187.

marcdacht n ā, f., horsemanship: co nách rabe i nErinn a innsa-
mail . . . ar m. ¤ , ZCP xiii 199.12 . Cf. marcadacht (prob. a dis-
tinct formation).

20 marclach n o, m., IGT Dec. § 55.8 . A horse-load, load of a beast
of burden . m. ¤ , gl. gletealla (= clitellae `pack-saddle'), Ir. Gl.
189. assan . . . m. ¤ fuirri do biud, SR 3108. m. ¤ cruithnechtae,
Trip. 240.12 . cét marclach do fhinnchæluch, Lism. L. 1572.
int ech rúad in ro-marclaig with the heavy load, Met. Dinds. iii
25454 . capaill marclaigh pack-horses , AU iii 134.7 . comtar
suirsi primlocha Erenn do thraightechaibh ┐ marclaighibh
(= beasts of burden?), AU 855 (leg. marcaighibh, -aidhibh
horsemen?).

marcrad (-raid) n ā, f., horsemen, cavalry (coll.). marcruidh,
30 IGT Dec. § 13.25 . do Iason ┐ do Ercoil ┐ don marcraidh
archena, LL 397a28 . díth dá marcraidh mac Uí Chaoimh,
O'Gr. Cat. 444.8.

marcṡluag n o, m., (compd. of marc) marcṡlúagh (marcluag C.),
IGT Dec. § 11.12 . marcluag, PH 1536. A body of horsemen
35or mounted soldiers; cavalry . in marcsluag sidi, LL 27b7 .
m. ¤ do echrad tened, LB 152b41 . ro coraigh Césair a marcslogh,
CCath. 455. tinol in mharcsluaigh, Aen. 1918. cath marc-
sluaigh a battalion of horsemen, Cog. 76.24 . carbad Israel ┐ a
mharcṡluagh, 2 Kings ii 12. pl. marcslóig do echtrandaib,
40 Alex. 44. im marcṡlógaib insi Point, CCath. 4891. Also
treated as ā,f. (occas. marcṡlach): toisech marcsluaighi righ
Ailech, AU ii 166.15 (an. 1170). cómhroicit a ndí mharcslúagh;
maidhis for marcsluaigh Uladh, ALC i 84.25 . go marcshlaigh
mōir, Fl. Earls 74.18 ; cf. 104.5 , 186.8 . trúp marcshlaighi,
45 54.9 .

marcṡluagach adj o, ā. pertaining to or possessing cavalry: cinedh
begach m. ¤ , Fen. 210.4 . ar an milidh marcsluaghach, ZCP
viii 221 § 46.

marcués (-éis) n m. (late Romance loan-word) a marquis .
50 marcues Spinnal the Marquis Spinola, Fl. Earls 42.12 . mar-
ceiss, ib. 17 . don marcess , ib. 22 . g s. in marceiss , 46.19 .
marquéis, TSh. 7859. Keat. iii 124. Also marcos (-us): m. ¤
Aontrom, Rel. Celt. ii 176.20 . marcós, 180.40 . g s. marcois,
176.32 . marcus de Boniard, D. Mac Cárrthaigh 23.249 .

55 ? máré: n m. matan matan Mairt, LU 3007 = SG 235.21 .

marés n[f.] (= μυριάς) a myriad, a million: deich cunia . . .
issed tiagait in m. ¤ , | deich mares . . . techtas co derb caterua,
SR 766. deich cuma [leg. cunia] i mmares, deich mares in
caterua, ZCP iv 235 n. 2 .

60 1 marg(g) n ā, f., (O.N. loan-word, RC xi 454 , Bidrag 74 ) a
march, boundary . for mairg Lagen, LL 122a53 . ? g s. co
Temraig Mairci (place in Co. Leix), LU 3189. co Temraig
Margi, Met. Dinds. ii 76.

2 marg(g) n o, m., (< Eng. mark) a mark (coin): do ceann-
65chaide[dh] . . . an mart ar mh. ¤ the ox used to be bought for a
mark
, AU iii 422.12 . pl. trí mairg (correct form) . . . trí mharg
(anomalous) . . . trí hór-mharg (incorrect), IGT Introd. § 18.
mile marg, AU ii 258.6 . ceithre chéd décc marg, FM iv 816.13 .

marg(g)ad n o, m., (late loan-word < Lat. mercatus, Ped. i 199 ;
70through O.N., RC xi 494 , Bidrag 154 ).
(a) a market: mormargad, gl. nundinae, Ir. Gl. 327. tri
marggaid and .i. marggad bíd ┐ etaig. m. ¤ beochruid . . . m. ¤
Gall ┐ deorad, LL 215a18 . oc cennaigecht a n-indmais ┐ a
marcaid árchena (= commercia sua), PH 4391. bailti márc-
75caid ` market-towns ', Maund. 141. do brath na mbailteadh
marccadh, FM iii 338.4 . plass margaidh market-place , Fl.
Earls 98.17 . ag crois marged cathrach na G., ZCP vi 77.10 .
mur sdoc magaidh ┐ mur miosgan margadh market-butter (i.e.
a take-in?), Luc. Fid. 344.9 .
80(b) a market-place: o ranuc cusin marcud, PH 1052. ar
marggad na mórchatrach, LL 230a17 = TTr. 951. ro loisg . . .
margadh Luimnigh, FM iii 126.18 . na srāitte ┐ na margaidhi,
Fl. Earls 256.32 .

marg(g)áil n i, f., chaffering, trafficking: go ham margála ┐ cen-
85naighechta, Ériu v 170.136 . an uile fhleasgach dodhéana
malairt nó m. ¤ , Pairl. Chl. Tomáis 1533 ( Gadelica i 228 ).