mital(l)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. mital(l) or dil.ie/32378

 

Forms: mitall

n o, m., (late Romance loan-word) metal . mitall, gl. metallum, Ir. Gl. 791. ni fuil mital ar doman berthur . . . da leghadh, Maund. 44. do mitaill, 219 (as if ā-st.). antimonium .i. gne do mitaill, ACL i 330 § 6. do gach mital oir ┐ aircit all the gold and silver metal, Fl. Earls 178.27 . an t-airgead . . . ┐ na mitaill ele, ITS xiv 138.7 . dochum na metal gcruaidh do gherradh, Mac Aingil 92.19 . Material (for masonry , etc., cf. Engl. road-metal): creidemh dona déeibh . . . dorinnedh do chlochaibh ┐ do chrannaibh nó do mhiotlaibh eile, Ériu v 176.220 . ar son an miotail bhios innta (of images or busts), Ó Héodhusa 140.4. Temper, mettle: macaomh nach mailíseach miotal, Ó Bruad. iii 6. Cf. ráinig mise ar an miotal badh dísle, | ar ghrianán mhaordha mhéine an mhíleadh, Hackett xxxix 27 = Keat. Poems 659.