marg(g)ad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. marg(g)ad or dil.ie/31607

n o, m., (late loan-word < Lat. mercatus, Ped. i 199 ; through 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- caid ` 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 .

(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 .

(c) a bargain, contract (?) (if not an erroneous expansion of marg- for margáil): mā tá margaidh (margáil, v.l.) nō connartha aige Celtica i 213.145 .