5? mes(s)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 5? mes(s) or dil.ie/32025

n a hill (in B. na filed)? meit is ri mess a fert fo (.i. coméit ri tolaig a lecht ┐ si fein na ligi), IT i 163.1 ( LL 208a16 ) = re mes, Ed.; `as big as a hill her good lair' (of a sow), Hen- nessy ; perhaps = 1 mess. The line may be the source of O'Clery's gloss: meas .i. slat thomhais uaighe (cf. fert and flesc).