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1 alacht

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 alacht or dil.ie/2864
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: alachtae

adj [o, ā] (deriv. of ail-, Pedersen Vgl. Gr. ii 32 . Cf. LEIA and Marstrander, Lochlann ii 215 ). Also alachtae io, iā. pregnant: tocht cosin fer i n-imdaí os sí a.¤ , LU 10609 . ciarbo ha.¤ (: malart) ben díb de, Metr. Dinds. ii 28.37 . gur ba a.¤ hi ┐ dorug gein, ZCP vi 273 § 1 . ba torrach in ben ... oc fleith Uithir ba a.¤ `was brought to bed', Hib. Min. 50.10 . ba a.¤ ... Alccamena o Iubiter, Stair Erc. 67 . douc Mane banscál n-alachtai, Trip.² 953 . ro bendach a ṡéitig n-alachtai ┐ a ngein boí inna brú, 1862 . tarraid galar séitgi n-alachta Ailella, 2345 . Muri ... alachta on spirud noem, LB 133b45 . gon ndernsom torchaidhe mé ┐ Eithne alachta diar tustin, LL 386b8 . bean a maic do bheth torrach .i. alacta, BB 205a35 . As subst.: doerchachain dona talmannaib ┐ dona halachtaib ┐ do llessaib inna fer cid no genfitis, Trip.² 949 .

Compd. ? ¤-mar: fil bun huathmuru alachtmaru, ZCP ii 315.18 (perh. deriv. alachtmar). ¤-méith: d'feolaibh agh n-iomtrom n-alaichtmhéith heavy with young(?), Hugh Roe 268.8 (fo. 71a) .

fled

Cite this: eDIL s.v. fled or dil.ie/22295
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: flid, fledaib, fledh, fledhóil

n ā, f. (cf. W. gwledd) d s. hí flid (gl. epulemur) Wb. 9b14 . d p. fledaib, 27b3 . fledh, IGT, Decl. § 39 .

(a) a feast, banquet, carousal (esp. a drinking-feast, oft. associated with vbs. ólaid, dáilid) : f.¤ .i. lántṡāsad etir dig ┐ mír, Corm. Y 619 . rodáiled in ḟ.¤ sain for mathib Lochlainne, corbat mesca CRR 13 . boí f.¤ mór la Bricrind do Chonchobur, LU 8041 ( FB 1 ). oc tinól na flede collecting provisions for the banquet 8043 (ib.). co ndernai L. fleid do P. (= fecit coenam magnam), Lat. Lives 55 . ic fleid (= in convivio) 73 . aigthi carat im ḟleid, ScM. 5 . cen a cena [ = coena] ... cen mo mair ... .i. is fleth mo betha, O'Mulc. 218 . robennach [Pátraic] fleith in méich ... ic epscop Trian ... dia roṡásta fir Muman the feast of the bushel (given) by Bishop T. Trip. 216.7 . f.¤ deoda, f.¤ doena, f.¤ demanda (leg. domanda ?), Laws iii 18 = SM Facs. 47b (i.e. entertainment given in honour of God, to a chief, and to low company, f.¤ domonda .i. fled doberar do macaib bais ┐ drochdainaib, Laws iii 24.5 ( SM Facs. 48a , where `e' is given as alternative to the first `o' of `domonda.' Cf. O'Dav. 954 , where f.¤ domunda is expld. as hospitality given to those who return it). f.¤ flatha (entertainment due to a chief) Laws i 194.25 . f.¤ fúain see fúan. ba sí ... comairle rochinnset ... .i. fled do thargud do thig Cairpri to provide a banquet at the house of C. ZCP xi 61.3 . fleg crolige ` death-feast' (funeral feast ?) Laws v 432.15 Comm. do thochaithem na fledi, PH 7287 . nā samail flead re fuigeall do not compare leavings with a banquet ACL iii 246 § 37 . Used of drink only : cen fleda d'ol, PH 8127 . ar ól bhfleadh, TD 11.22 . do ól na fledi TBC-LL¹ 986 . tucastar [in ingen] cuach ... ┐ a lán do midh ... ann ┐ tuc il-láim Ḟind ... ┐ ba geis do Ḟ. fled d'obu, Acall. 4961 . Hence

(b) a beverage: fuaruisge a bhfleadh, TD 21.9 . suighi na fighbaide as fleagha dhoibh, Marco P. 166 . dogniter flegha leo do shiucra, etc. or ni bi finemain leo, 187 . Compd. ¤ól drinking at a feast, conviviality: dāltir f. for Luignib, Anecd. i 14 . oc ind ḟ. carousing Lat. Lives 8 = Trip. 52.19 . ag f., ZCP vii 306.8 . g s. co cornaibh ... fledhóil , x 410.25 . ¤ólach given to feasting, convivial: a s f. fri flaith fledolig, ZCP viii 306.27 . ¤ḟót hospitable, convivial soil, land: fleadhḟód Fáil, Ir. Monthly 1927, 552 ( 23 F 16, 174 ).

See also fletech.

míach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. míach or dil.ie/32122

Forms: miach, miach, Miach, m., m.

n o, n. and f. a measure of capacity , primarily for corn, generally transld. bushel and in Laws sack . Acc. to Laws ii 200.14 Comm. and iii 328.23 Comm. a `miach' of malt was worth one `screpall'.

oen na tri miach bid ina tig, m.¤ arba . . . m.¤ murluatha ┐ m.¤ mbracha, H 3.18 p. 368b ( O'Curry 790 ). cóic méich . . . ┐ cethri bargein di cach miach, FB 9. ní ro thecht acht æn m.¤ bracha (= unum modium), Lat. Lives 72. cét m.¤ cach arba, Metr. Dinds. iii 78. .xxx. coire do mhin arba . . . ┐ .xxx. m.¤ in cech coire, LB 130b39 . naoi méich arbhair, Keat. ii 5232. m.¤ fiadubull, BDD 85. m.¤ di chnoib, 97 . trí méich fo thri do grannaib catha, LL 328 f 14 . m.¤ óir ┐ m.¤ airgid, Fianaig. 6.24 . m.¤ nó mála airgid, Keat. iii 978. g s. of definition: lān cōid méich the full of a cup holding a bushel, Ériu iv 26 § 13. ag lōige mēich a cow of the value of a `miach', Laws ii 238.10 , cf. ZCP xiv 347 § 8. saland méich a bushel of salt, LL 252b22 . ro bennach fleith in méich . . . dia ro sásta fir Muman the feast of the bushel (i.e. of abundance), Trip. 216.7 . Sluaiged in Meich `the Hosting of the Measure' (one undertaken to secure equitable division of territory; expeditio mensurae, Colgan), RC xii 350 § 44 . for Midi mall na miach `Meath of the corn-measures', Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 32 = LL 185a22 . do ṡochor Mumnech na míach, LL 139a13 . As alleg. n.pr. m.: Miach (son of Diancecht), ZCP viii 105.24 (cf. Airmed).

Compds. ¤bolg a bag containing a m.¤ , Corm. p. 36 s.v. prúll. ¤lestar a vessel containing a m.¤ : caindel fo miachlestur, ACL iii 317 § 49.