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medc (medg) n o, m., whey: medg, Corm. Y 902. medhg, gl.
80 serum, Ir. Gl. 783. Common item of fare for fast-days: i n-aine
┐ hi cetain m. ¤ no usce, RC x 50.5 . lom di midc . . . hisind
tsamcorgus, Mon. Tall. § 24. do loim midc, § 42 . dorigne céo
lomma do englais midg, BColm. 104.1 . gruth ┐ m. ¤ ┐ ím
(constituents of milk), Rosa Angl. 112.12 . (fig.) iar ndórtadh
85mheidhg na mailíse, TSh. 4108.
Compd. ¤ uisce m. whey-water: bairgin ┐ lus ┐ medc-usce
(Lenten fare), Fél. 54.28 . Mon. Tall. § 42. cuadh medhg-
uisce, RC x 86.18 . cuachan do médg-usci na heclaise, Aisl.
MC 15.1 .

méderad n[o,n.] collect. from méide? (only in rhetorics):
5 sreithfid fuil a mméderad blood will gush from headless necks,
LU 5575 ( TBC² 1091 ). de fulib méderath, 5462 (= mederoth
TBC² 986 ). cosrife medrathu fer, 5427 ( TBC² 951 ).

medlánach adj o, ā. v s m. a Domhnaill . . . bodhur-ghruganaigh
bodhur-medlanaigh ! IT iii 98 § 160.

10 medon n o, m., an ollave ? m. ¤ .i. oldam, H. 3.18 p. 379a ( O'C. 825 ).
do dliged olloman: . . . cach indlegait medoin do dliged o
ardflathaib .i. issed so dlegait brethemain ona flathaib arda
aga mbit siat, Eg. 88, fo. 2c-d ( O'C. 2144 ).

medón n o, m., medān (: gerān), Anecd. i 57 § 57. meodhan, LL
15 395a37 , 48 (late form). d s. meodun, Laws i 80.24 Comm.
meadhón meadhán meidheón, IGT Dec. § 35.16 .
(a) middle, centre (of space or time): dub a íchtur, derg a m. ¤
┐ a uachtor (of flame), FA 21. for medon maige, Hy. v 11.
ó m. ¤ co himbel, Fél. Ep. 343. i mm. ¤ na cathrach, FB 88.
20 inna medón in their midst, Ml. 105d8 . a meadhon an chomh-
chruinnighthe, Prov. v 14. hi medhón a aoisi in the flower of
his age
, FM vi 2176.
As adv.,absol. or with prep.: anechtur ┐ medon within , IT
i 311 x . is medhon aratairberat ina cethra-so, Anecd. v 24.18 .
25 ar m. ¤ (gl. per medium), Sg. 164a2 . isin cathair ar medhón,
CCath. 55. TBC 1766. nos-credet ho chride ar m. ¤ ┐ nos-
faismet o belaib sechtair, PH 6796. do maccaib deorad
[echt]ar tir ┐ . . . dó maccaib aurrad ar m. ¤ (i.e. indigenous,
local), TBC 20. ceart . . . righ Caisil ó thuathaibh ar meadhon
30(i.e. internal dues), BR 42.1 , cf. 60.13 . rann ó bon . . . ┐ rann
ó inn ┐ rand ar m. ¤ (legal methods of dividing property), Ériu
i 214.15 . cró ar m. ¤ , 215.4 . hi mmedón, gl. intus, Sg. 158b5 . is
i mm. ¤ dogníther . . . ni fo deud (= intrinsecus fit), 157b1 . ni
dianechtair acht isint saltair i mmedon, Hib. Min. 5.150 .
35 dóel i medon eturru midway between them, ZCP viii 314.31 .
g s. as attrib.: mēr medōin middle finger, Ir. Texts ii 29 § 33.
mí meadhoin an fómair . . . mí meadhoin an geimrid (i.e.
October and January), O'Gr. Cat. 319.32 , 33 . triath . . . an
treana meadhóin (i.e. of the `Trian Medónach'), Keat. Poems
40 728.
Often strengthened by prefix cert-, fír-, etc.: im certmedon
da sliasat, CCath. 5210. hi firmedón na cuardae the very
centre
, BDD 72. tendmedón traiged the instep , TBC 184.
m. ¤ aidche midnight , often as adv.: tráth bá medon aidche,
45 FB 84. eirgit asa suan medon aidche, Ériu ii 130 § 103. m. ¤
aídche dorigned talam, KMMisc. 154.101 . One of the canoni-
cal hours , ib. 146 § 6 . m. ¤ laí midday: i mm. ¤ lá tánic C., TBC
6066. go midi medoin laí, 3774 . i mmedon lathi, Hy. ii 46.
o trath eirgi co medan lai, Cog. 76.8 . no treigtis a ddurtaig
50medón láoi at noon , Mon. Tall. § 12. Sext (canonical hour):
celeberthair medon lai, Ériu i 44.24 . iii 116.11 . KMMisc.
144 § 2. By extension, the midday meal: dorad cuiredh doip
chom a medhoin laói, Fl. Earls 42.16 ; 28.21 ; 78.21 . The
south (= Lat. meridies): a haghaidh ar in medon lai, ITS
55 xix 12.1 .
(b) the middle part of the body; the abdomen: don medon (gl.
ventrem), Gild. Lor. 207. teidm . . . do galur medóin, SR 4158.
fri moethichtur a medoin, TBC 2566. ita mo chorp 'na
c[h]amra . . . da fēgainn me as mo medon, Arch. iii 239 § 34.
60 betit cind ┐ chosa . . . ┐ medoin iarná tescad, TTr.² 761. The
waist: remithir m. ¤ fir cach ball díb, BDD 128. slabrada imma
m. ¤ , FA 25. ro bui cris . . . cengailti ina medhon, ZCP vi 285.35 .
Cf. a chaoil, a leasrach, [a] mheadhuin, Eg. Gl. 147. The
womb: táinig 'n-a dhuine . . . i meadhón Maria, A. Ó Dálaigh
65 xlviii 27. dob fiú lé . . . aenmac Dé techt ad methon, Études
Celt. i 83.10 . i meadhón a mhathar, PBocht 32 § 4.
Compds. With subst. in sense middle, mid-: ¤ class: as a
medonclais middle trench, Laws iii 202.17 . ¤ cluiche, in
phrase: fer medónchluichi `a man in the midst of the game',
70 a person involved (in an offence, etc.), an accessary to the deed(?),
distinguished from fer láime `perpetrator' and sellach `on-
looker
': is amuil fer laime tigerna in con dorigne in fogail ┐ is
amuil fer medoncluichi tigerna in con nā derna, Laws iii
194.26 . cumal co leith do dire . . . for fer laime . . . a trian-side
75for lucht medoncluithi ┐ aen-trian for seallchaib, Eg. 88, fo. 28
( O'C. 2371 ). ¤ gait, in phrase: fer medōngaite `middle-theft
man
' (one who gives away stolen property unwittingly, etc.),
Laws iii 302.19 , v 218.16 Comm. ¤ lá noon: i mmidi medon-
lae at the height of noon, CCath. 848 , cf. TBC 3774 above
80 ¤ mér middle finger: co remet medoinmeoir [medonm. v.l.],
CCath. 5308. ¤ sídaigthid mediator, reconciler: medhonsí-
dhaighthi[d] muinntire nimhe ┐ talman, BNnÉ 23 § 1.
medonsithaighid, Fén. 2.9 . ¤ tairismid standing in the
middle (formed to transl. mediastinus), Sg 37b13 . ¤ testimin
85` middle period ' (appar. a techn. term used by O.Ir. scribes):
is m. ¤ -t. á fil etarru, Wb. 27d19 : `what is between them (i.e. these
verses) is the middle of a period' Thes. ; cf. Sg. 50b19 , Ml. 14b3 ,
c7 , 22d20 , 55d10 , 77b7 .
With adj. (rare): i mmís Martai medónréid smooth (calm)
in the middle (?), Ériu iv 102.15 .