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marcṡluag

Cite this: eDIL s.v. marcṡluag or dil.ie/31600

Forms: marcṡlúagh, marcluag

n o, m., (compd. of marc) marcṡlúagh (marcluag C.), IGT Dec. § 11.12 . marcluag, PH 1536. A body of horsemen or mounted soldiers; cavalry . in marcsluag sidi, LL 27b7 . m.¤ do echrad tened, LB 152b41 . ro coraigh Césair a marcslogh, CCath. 455. tinol in mharcsluaigh, Aen. 1918. cath marcsluaigh a battalion of horsemen, Cog. 76.24 . carbad Israel ┐ a mharcṡluagh, 2 Kings ii 12. pl. marcslóig do echtrandaib, Alex. 44. im marcṡlógaib insi Point, CCath. 4891. Also treated as ā, f. (occas. marcṡlach): toisech marcsluaighi righ Ailech, AU ii 166.15 (an. 1170) . cómhroicit a ndí mharcslúagh; maidhis for marcsluaigh Uladh, ALC i 84.25 . go marcshlaigh mōir, Fl. Earls 74.18 ; cf. 104.5 , 186.8 . trúp marcshlaighi, 54.9 .