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

margan n o,m., (Lat.margo, -in-)amargin(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). Misspeltmarban,-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 xseemairgócán.

margréit n f.(< Lat.margarita)apearl. 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 frommarla=to
25 marl ?

marmar n ā,f., latero,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-formmarmal 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. of2 mar)asausage: 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.thevb. máirseálaim Imarch ,
Dinn. do mharsél an sluagh go . . ., Cín Lae Ó M. 45.15 ( Anal.
Hib. 3 ).

50 1 mart n o,m., alsomairt(fem.? see LL 32a7 quoted below); the
g s.andn p. marta, if belonging to this word, are due to latter
form.
Adeath ,esp.one caused by accident or violence; often
aslaughter, amassacre (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. ¤ quasimort .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
ofLiathmuine);cf. truág in maten maten máirt | rosbí mac
Damáin dithraicht, TBC 4138 (`ein Morgen des März?' Wind.,
65but see p. 590 n. 3 andl.3186 ).marblia mairt agravestone ,
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 amassacre (? 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.? martala nuna`mortality with
famine
' (?deaths from famine), RC xxvi 46.4 (but seemárta).
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 as1 mart= `dead body,
corpse
', hence in restricted senseanoxorcow slaughteredfor
meat, an ox- (cow-)carcass, and by extension aliving oxorcow .
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-almhaeta n-indile a mbarteta 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 .