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mesrad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mesrad or dil.ie/32072

Forms: mesrada

n o, m., (orig. n.?) coll. of 2 mes(s).

(a) tree-fruit, esp. mast, nuts: dū i mbatar m.¤ ┐ mesa, O'Mulc. 810. measradh Manann, Leb. Cert. 8.16 = meas Manand, 2.11 . dithle mesraid, Laws iv 340. 11 . breic-mhias an mheasraidh, TSh. 905. pl. (in distributive sense) mesrada morḟeda mast-crops , ZCP xi 81 § 16. mínmesraid ┐ daim ┐ircc tu (festival portion for kings), Ériu iv 124 § 2 . Fig. mesrad Machæ .i. cendæ doine iarna n-airlech Macha's nut-harvest, O'Mulc. 813.

(b) feeding with mast: ro boí . . . mucaid rig Hiruatha oca mucaib for m.¤ , Corm. p. 29 s.v. mogheime = for mess, Corm. Y 883. muccid Etersceóil . . . luid ar mesrud, LL 144b1 . dorála dá muccaidh . . . ic measradh a muc, Leb. Cert. 28.13 . (in intrans. sense) ro uhatar muccu Eterscel . . . for mesruth, RC xxii 390.8 .