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maillem

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adj. superl. see mall.

mall

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mall or dil.ie/31479
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: maull, maill, maill

adj o, ā. d s m. maull, Sg. 183b3 . d s f. maill, ib. n p m. (as noun) maill, Ml. 20a26 .

(a) slow (in movement or action), generally implying slugishness or inertness . m.¤ nó doe, gl. tardus, Sg. 66a7 (cf. Ml. 20a26 ). m.¤ nó baéth, gl. hebes, 66a5 . gl. morantem, 64a5 . cumscugud m.¤ , Wb. 25d26 . dosnicfa cobir cid m.¤ , 5c5 . m.¤ .i. mollis .i. maoth amail nā beth cnāim and, Corm. Y 906. manip m.¤ beti occae if they do not loiter over it, Mon. Tall. § 53. ba m.¤ lais dogein in ben in folcadh he thought the woman was slow in preparing the bath, Laws i 72.34 . rethid is ní ro-máll, TBC-LL¹ 3361. inghen . . . fá m.¤ troigh, Irish Texts ii 70 § 14. m.¤ a ccomhrádh slow of speech, Exodus iv 10. seal go luath ┐ seal go m.¤ , TSh. 1656. a theacht 'sa neart, m.¤ do thriall he was slow in attempting it (?), Content. vi 230. mall-bha chíochlána slow-moving kine with full udders, Studies 1929, 594 § 11 . Compar. mailliu, Thes. ii 14.35 ( BCr. 25c1 ). nirbo mailli dolotar olmbatar in charpait, TBC-I¹ 3537. is gnáth mirr do thabairt im chorpaib . . . conid maillite thinaid that they may waste away more slowly, PH 7023. nír moillitte a rúaig none the slower was his rush, BNnÉ 139.42 . ? Superl. mol ┐ hond, ar issed déide as maillem i mmuilend, Corm. p. 29 s.v. muilend (= is muilend i mmuilend, Corm. Y 874 ). (cryptic) mainiciall .i. mall, Goid. 78 § 225 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 613 .

Freq. in composition with vn. etc., expressing motion or action: ic mall-ascnam in mara, CCath. 2871. ag maillcheimniuccadh, AFM v 1760.21 . a Diarmait, a mallchobair slow in help, ZCP iii 204.4 . atbath Fintan . . . do m.¤-chrine slow decay, MacCarthy 144. long m.¤-rāmach slow-rowing , IT iii 89 § 115 = Bruchst. i § 80 . an maillthriall doghníodh slow pace, TSh. 7626.

In sense late, tardy: in mall-aithrige, LU 2410 ; PH 8203 (= sera poenitentia). mo i nnemdhdhenum ł inna malldenumh 'a greater [fine] for non-manufacture than for its late manufacture', Mar. Dis. 28 § 4 . cóilis mhall late cabbage, Corp. Astron. 54.22 . co m.¤ co moch late or early, SG 245.53 .

(b) freq. as epithet of sea, slow-moving, sluggish (? but cf. (c) below). meirge mara maill, SR 4003. immar thuile mara maill, Metr. Dinds. iii 176. anfad in mara moill, ZCP x 345 § 9. Cog. 10.1 . Of rivers, etc.: gér mh.¤ an tSiúir, Keat. Poems 1517. i gcrích Ulad na n-es mall `placid (i.e. not swollen unduly)', O'Gr. Cat. 384.11. So in compd.: 'sa Midhe mallaibhnidh `of the gentle rivers', Ériu v 54.22 .

(c) of places, perh. in sense massive, broad, vast , Meyer, Bruchst. i § 20 n. Mide m.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 52. for Midi m.¤ , LL 185a22 ( Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 32 ). co Maistin maill, IT iii 9 § 10 = Bruchst. i § 20 . in m.¤-mag, Cog. 122.23 .

Cf. further: adlaic damsa ech m.¤ moṅgach, LL 45b20 = MS. Mat. 489 , RC xxxvi 263 § 21 (where `ech' denotes figuratively a stretch of territory). nasc m.¤ mná nāre Etair, Metr. Dinds. iii 104 (where `nasc' seems used of a stretch of coast or reef of rocks). dar muir ┐ dar mallcladh, Anecd. ii 41 § 17. adrochair Aillen . . . tairnic a mhaill-néill heavy clouds, i.e. stupor (?), Acall. 1749. tugadh a mallthréda muc, TBC St. 67 . m.¤-tréad muc `a large herd of swine', Atlantis iv 170 . maill-tréada muc ┐ caorach, Each. Iol. 7 . fá mhallbhruachaibh na motharmhala (of eyebrows), Todd Lect. iv 96 § 38.

(d) common epithet of the eye, always complimentary (cf. Dante, Purg. vi 63 ), slow-moving, steady, gentle? rinn roisc a minchinn is m.¤ , ACL iii 308.5 . mall-rosc mór meicc ríg Hérenn, Ériu iv 96.2 . as a derc ra-mhoill ra-glais, 112 § 7 . súl-mall ` soft-eyed ', 116 § 19 . ríoghan an ruisg mhoill, A. Ó Dálaigh i 4. matal ríogh mallṡúilech Múaidhe, KMMisc. 170.14 . maighdean mór mílla mallrosgach, Ev.Inf. (LFF) 235 § 68.1 . In dwanda-compd. with other adj.: a ruisc mhaillréid, SG 265.6 .

(e) used of women or young persons, in complimentary sense, implying dignity, gentleness or modesty of demeanour: Eaba in m.¤ mhór, Ériu iv 112 § 8. [ac tab]uirt duit mna moilli, ZCP xiii 17.17 . mná malla, SG 65.16 . mo chean don mhoill úir iodhain, Gofraidh Fionn v 24 ( Ir. Monthly 1919 ). macān m.¤ secht mbliadan, ZCP vi 266 § 2.

1 mol

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Forms: m., moil, moil, mula, mul

n o, m., an axle or rotating shaft, esp. the shaft of a (horizontal?) mill-wheel. m.¤ , Laws i 124.18 (one of the parts of a mill). herintiu .i. cloc beg bis for cinn in muil, uirri impas in m.¤ , 140.19 Comm. muilend .i. m.¤ ┐ hond (.i. ar issed deide as maillem i mmuilend), Corm. p. 29. mátan maglorci amal m.¤ mulind, FB 37. BDD 85. co suifid fuil m.¤ for lár ind liss, so that the blood would turn a mill-shaft, IT i 105.14 . la tascad in muil, Hib. Min. 70 § 2 = moil, Rawl. rí Mide na mmol `of the mill-shafts', Arch. Hib. ii 85 § 48 = LL 185a54 . In wider sense: m.¤ túrnach `stock of spinning-wheel', O'Gr. Cat. 143.6. Fulacht na morrigna . . . crand a roth ┐ crand a m.¤ . . . ┐ dā nai rethlenn as an moil sin axle (of a cooking-spit), Mackinnon Cat. 133.10 (treated as ā, f.). mul na róithléan, 1 Kings vii 32. mula axle-trees , ib. 33 . mul `an axil', Eg. Gl. 522. See 2 mol.