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Forms: míodh

n honour, renown? a word (if genuine) confined to poetry, perhaps an arbitrary use of 1 mid. míodh ` honour, dignity ', O'R. Poems ? flaith co fáthaib fogaib mid ` respect ', Metr. Dinds. iv 96.103 (see note; in v 276 taken as acc. of med `balance'). Ethur ard fofuair miodh ` renown ', Leb. Gab.(i) i 168.2 , cf. Keat. i 224.5 . fleadh choitchionn do fhleadh, a Ch.; miodh ar thruaghuibh ┐ ar thréanaibh do mhiodh `an honour for the weak and for the strong is thy honour' (?), Todd Lect. iv 66 § 13 (= 1 mid?). ? doraid (.i. rig) Muman m.¤ co mend | Faelchad file faebur fland, LL 43a36 . ? sacart Airdmacha midh ciuil, ACL iii 307 § 28 (perh. = 1 mid: the poem contains frequent humorous allusions to liquors; cf. §§ 20 , 23 ). Cf. also: Flann . . . mid-suī sīde suiges lind | tiug-suī tīre trī Finn Fland (a sage of renown? a mead-sage who imbibes liquor? of Flann Mainistrech), ib. 308.6 (same poem) = midhsui sidhe suidheas lind (`contemplative sage is he who sits with us' O'Don.), AFM ii 870.