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Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 mid or dil.ie/32157
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Forms: midh, meadha, mmid, med-

n u, n. and m. midh (m.), IGT Dec. § 71. g s. meadha, ex. 1550 . Mead, metheglin: m.¤ .i. combrec ro truailled and .i. med (i.e. it is a corruption of Welsh medd), Corm. Y 853. n s. (with art.) a mmid mass, IT i 77.20 ( LL 261a23 ) = in mid, Eg. fín ┐ m.¤ do dáil fair, TBC-LL¹ 1614. dabach do m.¤ medrach, SCC 33. fa ro-beg do midh a dīl very little mead sufficed him (of Colum C.), ZCP vii 304.9 . m.¤ cuill hazel-mead , xiii 276.2 . as e mo miodh mh'uisci fúar cold water is my mead, BS 86.9 . pait meda, LU 4455. mesce tre ol cormae no chingiti medæ, Mon. Tall. § 40. gáir meda the shout of (those that drink) mead, Metr. Dinds. iv 368. ba mac meda co fledól, Anecd. ii 35 § 8. Frangcaigh . . . santaigh senmedha thirsting for old mead, IT iii 91 § 128 = Bruchst. i § 36 . d'ól meadha mhais, A. Ó Dálaigh lv 9 . (cryptic) muinchidh .i. miodh, Goid. 76 § 99 (Dúil Laithne) , ZCP xlix-l 613 .

Compds. i nArd Macha mid-adbail `rich in mead', Metr. Dinds. iv 130. for ríg midcharthach Mide mead-loving , ii 44 . ¤chuach a mead-cup: combo móir béolu midchuaich, LU 4482 = fidchōich, TBC-I¹ 395 (YBL). ¤garb: ic ríg Macha midgairb `wild with mead', Metr. Dinds. iii 368 (but cf. iv 222.2 quoted under 3 mid-). ¤ól mead-drinking , LL 369 marg. inf. fian Mhuaidhe is millsi midoil, 394.4 . a hucht Muimnech in mid-ōil mead-quaffing Munstermen, MacCarthy 426 z . ¤ólach: in fiad mesta m. rich in draughts of mead, Metr. Dinds. iii 136 (midōlmar v.l.). ¤rian: dar midriana streams of mead, ZCP xi 80 § 3 . With the g s. stem med- in poetry (metri gratiâ): ar shluagh Mhúir mheadh-altruim mBreagh ` mead-producing ' (: eanac[h]luinn), Studies 1928, 675 § 8 . tri fichit med ba medrand `three score measures was his share of mead', Metr. Dinds. iv. 344. See also follg.