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marg(g)álaidh n m. a trafficker, chapman: pl. margáluigh ┐
ceannuighthe, 2 Chron. ix 14.

margan n o, m., (Lat. margo, -in-) a margin (of a book). nóna
ocus ída . . . fort m. ¤ . . . bieit inna líni, Fél. Prol. 307. do scrib
5me na lineda sin tis ar m. ¤ , Plummer Colophons 32 ( H. 2.15a
p. 36 , scribe's note, c. 1351). Misspelt marban, -án: do chor
ar in marbán, Ir. Lit. 16 n . ar an marbhán, ib. 17 n . na
roinni marbhain marginal verses, Brussels 5100 fo. 93a .

margnad? n ruc ainm cen mimes margnaid, BB 360b29 =
10 marggaid, Met. Dinds. iii 2. 19 (where the reading of BB is
supported by majority of MSS.).

margócán xsee mairgócán.

margréit n f. (< Lat. margarita) a pearl. a hadamaint is a
margreit, Rawl. 77b39 . in margreit ┐ in log loghmhar .i.
15 sanctus Patricius , Lism. L. 38. margrent [sic fcs.] thaitne-
mach, LB 138b6 = Hog. Nenn. 66. a hindech do margarét,
Fianaig. 14 § 32. lomnan do mairgrec ┐ do lecaib logmaraib, RC
xxvi 160 § 45. do margreg, Aisl. Tund. 116 § 1 = margarét
140 . pl. margrétai, PH 2446. o mairgretaib ┐ o nemannaib,
20 Alex. 590. do margairib, KMMisc. 317.2 .

marla n m. (Romance loan-word) marl (clay): [gort] puill in
marla of the marl-pit, O'Gr. Cat. 156.18 (deed of 1548).

marlad n o, m., luachradh, cirrpheadh, gainmheadh, marladh,
IGT Dec. § 11 (p. 55.17) ; vn. formation from marla = to
25 marl ?

marmar n ā, f., later o, m. (Lat. marmor) marble: marmur, gl.
marmor, Ir. Gl. 1104. a s. marmair, Sg. 33b12 . tempul de
marmair grind glain, LL 143a46 . do marmair, Maund., § 8 .
tumba mharmuri, § 36 (but: pilér marmuir, § 79 ). for leccaib
30lomma (.i. marmair), LB 151a26 . do cholomhnaib marmair
aíngil, Fl. Earls 152.34 . clocha marmair, TSh. 666. piléir
marmuir, Canticles v 15 . The by-form marmal o, m. also
occurs: ar sdoighrib mínghlana marmail, Études Celtiques
i 82.24 .

35 marmarda adj io, iā. made of marble: ata colamu marmardu i
mmedon na heclaise, LB 158a39 . for colomu marmardai, PH
1873.

maróc n ā, f., (dim. of 2 mar) a sausage: maroc (gl. iolla = hilla),
Ir. Gl. 55. maróg (gl. trolliamen), 1005 . m. ¤ úar, LL 161a marg.
40sup. di dondmaroicc bruithe, Aisl. MC 122.4 . semtille
maróce, 123.11 . pl. maroca, 67.20 . maróca ┐ cliatháin
`sausages and flitches', O'Dav. 983. See RC xii 461.30 .

marrath? ind cach m. ¤ gan mīne, Arch. iii 227.47 (Aibidil Cuigni).
See ZCP xvii 54 § 47.

45 marsáil (máirsél) n i, f., (Romance loan-word) marching: O'R.
marsáil, máirseail, Dinn. meirseil athlamh, Rel. Celt. ii 186.4 .
do luas na marsála, 194.9 . Cf. the vb. máirseálaim I march ,
Dinn. do mharsél an sluagh go . . ., Cín Lae Ó M. 45.15 ( Anal.
Hib. 3 ).

50 1 mart n o, m., also mairt (fem. ? see LL 32a7 quoted below); the
g s. and n p. marta, if belonging to this word, are due to latter
form.
A death , esp. one caused by accident or violence; often
a slaughter, a massacre (see Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18 n. 2 ); a poetic
55word, occurring in rhetorics, prophecies, etc.; interpretations
given below are conjectural. By glossators derived from
Lat. mors: m. ¤ quasi mort .i. a morte , Corm. p. 31 ; but
possibly a native word influenced by latter (cf. mortchenn,
mortlaid, -laith < Lat. morticinium, mortalitatem). adhbhal
60an t-ēcht, mo cech m. ¤ `greater than all deaths', FM ii 902.22
(elegy on death of Diarmaid king of Leinster in battle).
matan mairt, LU 3007 = SG 235.21 (reference to inundation
of Liathmuine); cf. truág in maten maten máirt | rosbí mac
Damáin dithraicht, TBC 4138 (`ein Morgen des März?' Wind.,
65but see p. 590 n. 3 and l. 3186 ). marblia mairt a gravestone ,
Met. Dinds. iv 94.36 . ? mífocul marmarta `a bad word of great
death
' (= a prognostication of slaughter?), O'Dav. 628. bebaid
Cormac . . . dia mairt i toeb Cletig from his fatal wound (? of
C. mac Airt), ZCP xiii 376 § 13 , cf. iii 462.3 . mairt hi Crinda
70. . . hi foichret sluaig hErend a massacre (? prophecy of battle
of Crinna), xiii 376.21 . mairt hi Liphi maig arathá, 377.14 .
cid cath Áilbe . . . rob í in mairt for Mumnechu, LL 32a7 =
RC xxiii 312 § 39. mairt i mbith Eoch[aid] eolach, IT iii 15
§ 36 . in mart (.i. cath) ro bris Cellach, LL 43a48 . i mairt ┐
75i tres, ZCP ix 482.22 . pl. ? marta la nuna `mortality with
famine
' (? deaths from famine), RC xxvi 46.4 (but see márta).
dofius [= dofías?] mār fermart, LL 122b48 (Siaburchobra
Con. Ch.). bid formach do rigmartaib an increase of deaths
of chiefs
(?), TBC² 2058 = rigmartra, TBC 2759.
80Of persons killed: māra mairb, māra mairtt, | tri maicc, tri
mārrīg, Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 18.1 = Rawl. 124b5 . beit mairt ili
sund many will be slain there (?), TBC² 2085. ro ḟácsat ocht
míli mart they left eight thousand dead, Met. Dinds. iv 50. co
fail sund sin tsleib a mhart (of the hound Calland killed by the
85Dond Cuailnge), BB 404b26 .

2 mart n o, m., IGT Dec. § 96. A deriv. from Lat. mortuus? see
Ped. i 195 ; or perhaps same word as 1 mart = `dead body,
corpse
', hence in restricted sense an ox or cow slaughtered for
meat, an ox- (cow-) carcass, and by extension a living ox or cow .
mas e in mil bec ro marbadh . . . m. ¤ in mil bic d'fir in mil moir
5(of two bulls belonging to different owners which have
attacked each other), Laws iii 234.8 . lethmairt in mil bic, ib.
10 . Cf. beo in mil bic, ib. 13 . ar carna mairt . . . ar tinde
muici `the beef of a cow', 328.20 . dā ba marta, v 110.21 Comm.
= na dā mart, 30 . mad radrachus is mes mairt fuirre (i.e. if
10a cow has `radrachus' it is estimated merely as so much meat),
H. 3.18 p. 314 ( O'C. 651 ). rucad in Dond Cualnge . . . dochum
longphoirt amail as dech berair m. ¤ [dochum] longphoirt, TBC
2041. m. ¤ gacha fichet do breith leó (of slaughtered cattle),
Cog. 210.23 . a mairt gemre[i]d . . . do c[h]aithem `their winter-
15beef
', BColm. 64. bó i ngach baile, m. ¤ as gach creich (a tribute),
BNnÉ 265 § 230. .xx. mart do feoil, BB 14b3 . ceáthramhadh
mhairt a quarter of beef, Oss. iv 216. mairt (= carnes bovinae),
Rosa Ang. 206.1 . The follg. exx. seem used of the living
animal: co tarat L. fēr tri n-ogmart cach liss dó, LL 28b55 .
20 ar mbreith . . . a n-almha et a n-indile a mbart et a mbuar,
TBC p. 653 n. 8 (St.). ingheiltfid an m. ¤ ┐ an bheithir the cow
and the bear
, Isa. xi 7 .
Compds. mart-ḟeoil beef: gan mairtfheoil . . . ré n-a dáil ar
an bhfleidh, Keat. iii 1053. blas mairtfheola, Eochairsg.
25 34.29 .