milliud, milled

Cite this: eDIL s.v. milliud, milled or dil.ie/32254
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: millti

n u, m., vn. of millid. The act of spoiling, ruining, destroying ,

(a) in physical sense: hi cinta ind fergoirt do m.¤ , FB 38. milledh in lachta, Laws ii 44.8 Comm. dāl bróin is milti a doom of sorrow and destruction, LL 33a22 . aga lot ┐ accá láinmhilleadh, AFM vi 1932.4 . E. do ghabail . . . ┐ a breith co Baile Atha Cliath ┐ a milleadh ann he was put to death, AU iii 248.8 . mac iarla A. ata aguind da breith da milludh to be taken . . . for his execution, ZCP vi 66.5 . is minic docuiredh sgribend a millti fein le techtuire many a messenger has carried his own death-warrant, 284.5 . pl. rob dín ar millti cach daire a shelter against destruction, BColm. 82.26 . millte mora ┐ loisg[th]e imda do denam devastations , AU iii 308.25 .

(b) in moral sense: th'enech do m.¤ , IT i 128.2 . millidh geisi, Ériu iii 158.8 . aoine an Choimdedh do mhilledh to violate the Lord's fast-day, BS 32.18 . clæn crete . . . isat deich millti milles causes ten metrical faults, Auraic. 2036. Seducing (a woman): no saigfed m.¤ a n-ingenraidi, LU 10163. ar mhilleadh ban, TSh. 1723.

(c) of injuring by magic, casting the evil eye, etc.: m.¤ quasi mi-silliud .i. drochṡilliud, Corm. Y 859 ; folld. by O'Cl. (milliudh). This is perh. the sense in the follg. exx.: bá hé m.¤ són dobertatár [na druid], BDD 144. dá amaid do bhí . . . ré milleadh naoidhean, Keat. ii 5976 , cf. ban-aimiti . . . nó bhíth . . . agá idhmilled mac mbeg, Cóir Anm. 54. Of diseases: tedmand for cethraib . . . boara comalla milliuda (`over-lookings', bewitchments ?), RC xxvi 46 § 233. miḟilliuda .i. a lecun for a seirthib 'evil bendings/turnings, that is, [its] releasing/casting upon [cattle's] shanks (?)' RC xxvi 61 , Celtica xxiv 19 . is ed fotera galar forsna clanna, eter eltrai ┐ milliuda olchena, Ériu i 218 § 3. Cf. millitha .i. cnuic millithe .i. easlainte boils, murrain (?), O'Cl.