maelaigid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. maelaigid or dil.ie/31247

Forms: maolughadh

v i, (1 mael) blunts, depresses, abates and intrans. grows blunt or weak: maoluigh uan docra an Dúilimh `turn from us God's severity', A. Ó Dálaigh xxv 9. ro mhaoluighedar a ingne le hársuigheacht (of a bird), Celt. Rev. x 142.28 . ro maolaighset a menmanna, Anecd. ii 56.11 . vn. maolughadh meanman, Keat. Poems 1502. maolughadh meisnigh, TSh. 6660. an mbia maolughadh ar in easlainte, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 6.8 .