marclach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. marclach or dil.ie/31598

Forms: m., marcaighibh, -aidhibh

n o, m., IGT Dec. § 55.8 . A horse-load, load of a beast of burden . m.¤ , gl. gletealla (= clitellae `pack-saddle'), Ir. Gl. 189. assan . . . m.¤ fuirri do biud, SR 3108. m.¤ cruithnechtae, Trip. 240.12 . cét marclach do fhinnchæluch, Lism. L. 1572. int ech rúad in ro-marclaig with the heavy load, Met. Dinds. iii 454 . capaill marclaigh pack-horses , AU iii 134.7 . comtar suirsi primlocha Erenn do thraightechaibh ┐ marclaighibh (= beasts of burden?), AU 855 (leg. marcaighibh, -aidhibh horsemen?).