1 mac(c)rad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 mac(c)rad or dil.ie/31215
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: macroth, macrad, macradh, macraidh

n ā, f., (mac). macroth, TBC-I¹ 401 = macrad LU. macradh, IGT Dec. § 12.17 . macraidh, § 13 .

(a) sons (coll.), children, offspring: dorigset comarli cóir | maccrad amra Iacoib, SR 3534. a maccrad Iacoib!, 3605 . rí ro tidnacht bith ṁbuidnech . . . maínib maccraid with its treasures and offspring, 2635 . guid maccraid [macraith v.l.] . . . ind noíb Emiliáni, Fél. Aug. 22 (.i. E. cum .vii. filiis, ib. p. 188 Comm. )

(b) generally boys, youths (coll.): ro clos . . . son a garma | macraide caille Fochlad, Hy. ii 16. tech i mbatar in m.¤ oc cur in rothchlessa, FB 64. boí in macrad i mmaig in c[h]luchi 'the boytroop was in the playing field', TBC-I² 531 . scéla na maccáem ┐ na maccraide i nEmain, TBC-LL¹ 876. cath na Maccraide the battle of the youths, CRR 57. i n-urd fiansae macruidhe in the order of youthful championship, Ériu viii 173.1 . gillandrad ┐ macraid, Cog. 66.15 . banmaccrad girls , TBC-LL¹ 1360. macrad gréine (of host of Heaven), Studies 1930, 439.11 . Of young children (apparently only of the Holy Innocents): lín na macraide ro ches la Heróid, Lib. Hymn. i 38.25 . ro marb Hiruath in macraid i mBethil, PH 2837 , cf. 2661 , 6960 . Irúath do mharb an macraid, Maund. § 82. lā na macraidhi the Feast of the Innocents, Fl. Earls 96.25 .