muince

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muince or dil.ie/32721

Forms: munceda, munce, munci

n , f., (1 muin) n p. munceda, LL 18b27 . A collar or necklet (generally of metal and worn as an ornament): a mmuinde .i. m.¤ no slabrad, Sg. 35a6 (gl. collarium). m.¤ .i. slabhradh, O'Cl. m.¤ aircit im brágit cach ae, BDD 119. m.¤ do némannaib ima mbráigtib, Alex. 598. múince dinaib muincib-se, RC ix 478 ( LU 1719 = di muntorcaib, 1710 ). ro ghabhastar a muinche . . . uma mhuinéal, ML 112.12 . munce mōrdhai, Anecd. i 56 § 51 (n p., leg. munci). .x. cēd muince dualuch, Irish Texts ii 33 § 17. is leis ro tinscantá munceda óir fo braigtib doene, LL 18b27 . muinceadha nó slabhradha óir fá bhráighdibh na n-uasal, Keat. ii 2045. AFM i 52.8 . Worn by animals: tri coin . . . cona muncib óir, RC vii 292.39 . srian muinci dergóir fria graig a bridle (made) of a golden chain, SCC 31. tricha each ina srianaib ┐ ina muincib, Anecd. i 9.8 . Of an armlet: .x. muince (.i. foilge) doat, Ériu ii 4.14 . Worn on the head: m.¤ craebdosach . . . fá cenn in caomrigh, Caithr. Thoirdh. 63.35 . Of a metal band (?) encircling a spear-shaft: do chainnlig na ṅglasgae cona muncib ┐ cona fithib óir ┐ argait, Ériu iv 26.27 . go muinchip arccuid ima mbruigdib [= mbrāigdib] na sleg, IT iii 238.108 . a dhá chraoisigh . . . gona muincheadhaibh óir, ML 112.21 . Fig.: is é árad ┐ slabrad ┐ m.¤ as tresseom do thabairt anma dune a hiffurn in biait, LL 278b27 , cf. Lism. L. xii a 26 (`the mightiest . . . collar to bring a man's soul out of hell is the Beatus', Stokes).