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mruig

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mruig or dil.ie/32625
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: mbruige

n i, m., (= Mid.Ir. bruig, brug) a piece of inhabited or cultivated land (generally of some extent), a country-side, a march; occas. also a farmland . i mMruig thuaithe, Thes. ii 263.37 ( Ardm. 10a2 ) = Trip. 308.13 . di Moisten míne mrugaib, Thes. ii 295.5 ( SP v 2 ). m.¤ mrecht, Imr. Brain § 24. i m.¤ i n-agtar carpait, 56 . a tir i tuadchuad-su (leg. tudchad-su) . . . fuil [secht] riga for a mruig , IT iir 182.220 . racht mbroga, Laws iv 124.9 . g p. lén a mbruige ` grass-lands ', 310.8 . Etur . . . is mbruig eite ar a meit (i.e. equal to a cattle-farm or ranch in extent, of Benn Etair), O'Mulc. 464. arbur .i. ar-fēr .i. ḟēr mbroga tillage-grass, i.e. farm-grass , 52 .

Compds. ¤fer a landowner: Laws iv 316.8 (mrug-); 310.5 (mbruig-). ¤recht n. land law, farm-law (see Críth G. 100 , MacNeill, Law of status 283 n. 2 ): mbrugrecht (sic leg.), Laws iv 124.9 . mor-muin mrugrechtai, 340.12 . iss é in(n)sin im[m]athoing smachtu m(b)ruigrechta 'who compurgates for breaches of land law', Críth G. 38 . mbruidrechta, Laws iv 48.12 . in athgabail bruigrechta, O'D. 1564 ( H 5.15 3b ) = O'Curry 512 ( H 3.18 259 ). aurbaide mbruigriuchta, LB 204b51 , Anecd. iii 22.10 .