met(t)acht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. met(t)acht or dil.ie/32083

 

n ā, f., (meta) timidity, cowardice: ni comairle mettachta nā midlaigechta, TBC-LL¹ 5234. comairli merbi na mettachta, LL 264b1 ( MU 18.8 ). re metacht ┐ mílaochacht, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 30.25 . a mileatacht do claechlud . . . ar meatacht ┐ ar mi-eangnam, MR 314.20 . do ghabh meatacht ┐ mímheisneach iad, Keat. iii 2858.