1 muirnech

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o, ā. (cf. muirenn) adj. of uncertain meaning, used as epithet of a `manaís' or broad-bladed spear. mánais murnech ina deiss, TBC 5403 (= muincech, TBC² 3304 ). fón manaís murnig, 1286 . tiagam . . . bar ar mánaisib móra murniucha, 3606 , cf. 3612 . tri mánaisi mára murnecha, LL 266b3 = MU 30.22 . do manaisibh murnec[h]aibh, CCath. 6020. manaois mórmhúirneach airgididhe, Todd Lect. iv 74.22 . go manaoisibh móirleabhra muirneacha, Hugh Roe 214.4 (fo. 57a) . FM vi 2126.26 . Thurneysen associates with this word the follg.: brat odar, muirnech (?) umi ina brot, ZCP ix 191 § 3 (appar. a clasp or pin); the MS. reads mirnech umhae, Ériu ii 33.4 .