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muilend

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muilend or dil.ie/32701

Forms: muiliunn, mulenn, muilund, muille, muillend, muilne, muilend, moileand, moilenn, muillibh

n o, m., (Lat. molīna) d s. don muiliunn . . . isin mulenn , Goid. 101.11 , 16 ( Lib. Hymn. 11a ). muilund, Laws i 162.23 . Mid.Ir. n p. muille (ll<ln), hence occasionally n s. muillend; n p. muilne, Content. vi 71 (late form), in Mod.Ir. also muilte: Bóthar na Muilte, Ériu i 101.9 (poem attrib. to Mac Giolla Chaoimh, 11th cent.). muilend moileand, IGT Dec. § 53. moilenn, ib. ex. 1343 . d p. muillibh, ex. 1344 (but muillnibh, Introd. § 123 ).

A mill (usually one for grinding corn, worked by a stream). mulenn, gl. pistrinum, Sg. 49b15 . muilleand (pistrinum), Ir. Gl. 711. muilind (molendinum), 701 . muilend .i. mol ┐ ond . . . nó mol-onn .i. mó a ail .i. mo a clocha quam cloc[h] brōn. Muilind .i. mel ┐ linn, ar is for lind meless , Corm. Y 874 ; from which it would appear that the main parts of the m.¤ were the shaft and grinding-stones, that it was larger than the `bró' or hand-quern, and that it was worked by water. amal meles muilend .x. forcél braich, LU 8699 ( FB 52 ), cf. TBC-LL¹ 3790 , 6052 . mulend már grainne, LU 1756 ( RC ix 482.16 ). ainm in mulind, 1764 . isin muilind, 1760 . cloch mulind, 2443 ( RC iv 254 § 21 ). mol mulind, BDD 85. bleith mulind, CRR 25. ac tóraind inaid mullind, RC xiii 112 § 115. ro mallach [Pátraic] glaisi in mennatta sin . . . asbert . . . na beitís muilli foraib co brath, Trip. 210.4 . esdad mochbro itir muilli, IT iii 101 § 181. ro loiscsem bar n-átha . . . ro millsem bar muille, SG 247.37 . do loisg átha ┐ muile, Celt. Rev. i 226.2 . atha ocus muillidh Érenn, Acall. 7373. linfaidh muilidiu [muilli v.l.], ZCP ix 453. 2 . tri muilti arbha, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 19.13 ( Anal. Hib. 3 ). do mheiledís a muiltibh é, Numbers xi 8. marcmuilenn .i. muilenn imsai [sic MS.] ech, O'Mulc. 817.

Common in place-names, see Hog. Onom.