molt

Cite this: eDIL s.v. molt or dil.ie/32502
Last Revised: 2019

 

Forms: muilt, moltchárna

n o, m., a ram, wether: gl. vervex, Sg. 68b16 . m.¤ .i. mō a ailt no a folt no a sult, Corm. Y 924. m.¤ fogmuir, O'Dav. 977. uan molt ` wether-lamb ', Laws iv 144.29 Comm. tuircreic muilt, ii 258.4 . cethraimhthi muilt `a quarter of mutton', Moling 53. pl. foritha na muilt , LB 66a19 ( IT i 42.36 ). tall secht multu uathi, ib. 18 . Hy. v 36. atnaig in ben .v. muilt . . . dó, LB 129a34 . da ced dhecc molt, Cog. 136.7 .

Compds. ¤charna mutton : céd molt moltchárna a hundred wethers for mutton, Ériu viii 139.19 (g s.). mian muilt (moltcharna, v.l.) ro bui fora máthair 'a craving for mutton', Cóir Anm.² i 81 § 3​​ . ¤chnó a nut as large as a ram's head? condatrocratar meit moltcnai (.i. co tochrad re mét cnāi cind muilt), Anecd. v 25.6 . ¤chroicend a ram's pelt: métithir moltchracand, TBC-I¹ 1946. métither moltcroicinn, RC xiv 54.4 . méit moltcracaind ḟind, LL 208a45 .