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Cite this: eDIL s.v. maide or dil.ie/31298

Forms: maidedha, maididhe, maideadha, mhaideagh

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(a) a stick, staff, beam or log: m.¤ .i. mō a faide quam a lethet, Corm. Y 938. maidi ibair i cuail crinaig a stick of yew in a bundle of firewood (prov.), RC xxiv 194 § 6 = SG 326. maidi ailig (mate oílig v.l.) a mizen-stick , IT iii 83.1 = Bruchst. i § 64 . lorc- maithi mór, Aisl. MC 122.4 . mada Ciara[i]n pastoral staff , CS 296.6 . an tairrnge congbhus an m.¤ gan tuitim the ridge-pole , FM iii 312.5 (= fécce an tighe, ib.). an m.¤ ar a roibhe an naomh 'na sheasamh ag senmóir, MacAingil 506.12 . pl. geibidh . . . maidedha ┐ clocha dó, BNnÉ 34 § 55. maididhe, Exod. xxv 13. maideadha, Ezek. xxxvii 20. teannfad ort na maidedha ceudna san bpunc so I will ply you with the same sticks (i.e. arguments), Luc. Fid. 368.20 . m.¤ dorais `a bolt ', RC xxxii 134.24 . m.¤ láma a hand-staff , oft. fig.: mo mh.¤ lámha i mbeárnuin baoguil, R.I.A. 23 G 24, 224 . Muire mo mh.¤ lámha, A. Ó Dálaigh xxv 13. m.¤ mná a distaff , O'Gr. Cat. 143.5. m.¤ mullaig ridge-pole (of a house); fig. of a leader: m.¤ mullaigh na míleadh, Hackett xxxix 100 ; liii 32 . m.¤ sgine (gl. manubrium) a handle, Ir. Gl. 1139. do buailti m.¤ sgine ar an mías-chuadh, Rule of Tall. § 92. m.¤ sníomha spindle , Prov. xxxi 19.

(b) wood, timber: carcair cloiche no maide , Mart. Don. Sept. 4. m.¤ cédair cedar-wood , Levit. xiv 49. déan áirc mhaide an ark of wood, Deut. x 1. deilbh chloch no mhaideagh no airgid, Carswell 218 (g p.?). ar pháipéir nó ar mh.¤ , TSh. 4417.