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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
maide, m. (gs. ~, pl. -dí). Stick, bar, beam. 1. (a)~ coille, stick of timber. ~ giúise, portaigh, log of bog-deal, of bog-timber. ~ dubh, piece of bog-oak. S.a. poll 1. (b)~ bactha, (stabling) bail. ~ bradach, ~ bréagach, trap-stick. ~ brollaigh, straddle-pin (of pannier). ~ casadhmaid, rib-timber (of boat). ~ ceangail, snaidhmthe, tie-beam. Row:~ coise, stretcher. ~ corrach, see-saw. ~ croiche, bar of fire-crane. ~ cróchair, sínteáin, shaft of bier, of stretcher. ~ croise, crutch. ~ éamainn, door-bar. ~ garman, beam (of loom). ~ giaranna, gear lever. Maidí iompair, stretcher poles, stretcher. ~ laindéir, bar of lantern pinion. ~ leapa, bedpost. Gym:~ luascáin, trapeze. ~ mianaigh, pit-prop. ~ mullaigh (buaice, droma), ridge-pole; Fig: mainstay. ~ rámha, oar. ~ stiúrach, tiller. ~ taca, prop. ~ trasna, crossbeam. N.Arch:Maidí tógála, stocks. Tex:~ úma, lam. S.a. lústar 2. (c)~ coill, draighin, hazel-, blackthorn-, stick. ~ briste, (i) broken stick, (ii) tongs. ~ ceathrún, quarterstaff. ~ bacaigh, beggar’s staff. ~ gailf, golf-stick. ~ gainimh, sand-wedge. ~ láimhe, handstaff. ~ leitean, pota, pot-stick. Is aici atá an ~ leitean, she wields the pot-stick, rules the roost. ~ measctha, ~ in umar, (i) (washing) dolly, (ii) interfering person, trouble-maker. Tá sé ina mhaide in umar orainn, he, it, is a nuisance to us. ~ póló, polo-stick. ~ siúil, walking-stick. ~ slíobtha, buff-stick. ~ scine, (wooden) knife-handle. Bhí bia go maidí sceana againn, we had lashings of food. (d)~ milis, sugar-stick. (e)~ gréine, shaft of sunlight. (f)~ marbh, (of person) old stick. Rinne sé ~ marbh de féin, he stood stiffly. (g) (In phrases) Dul ar na maidí (rámha), to take to the oars. Do mhaidí a ligean le sruth, to let things drift. Dul sna maidí tosaigh, deiridh, to take the front, back, shafts (of stretcher, etc.). Tugadh amach ar na maidí é, he was carried out on a stretcher. Lámh a chur i ~ duine, to give s.o. a helping hand. ~ as uisce a thógáil do dhuine, to take the blame off s.o. Bíodh uisce ar do mhaidí agat, be prepared for eventualities. Chuir sé a mhaide san fheamainn, he put in an oar. Ba mhór an ~ air é, it was a great misfortune to him. D’ól mé mo mhaide pionta ar mo shuaimhneas, I drank my pint measure at my ease. 2. (gs. as attrib.a.) Wooden. Bróga ~, clogs. Céachta ~, wooden plough. Ceann, cloigeann, ~, blockhead. Cos mhaide, wooden leg. Gunna ~, toy gun. Níl ann ach fear ~, he is only a stick, a dolt. S.a. bior11, capall 3, tae 2.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Chuaigh na maidí rámha in ~ orthu, their oars got mixed up.
~ maide, giúise, rod for probing bog timber.
~ adhmaid, mhaide, clog.
Bhí maide ina chabhair aige, he was using a stick.
3. ~ maide, (i) wooden, vaulting, horse, (ii) hobby-horse.
~ cipín, maide, máilléid, blockhead.
Maide ~, clamped oar.
~ capaill, maide, big strong horse, stick.
~ maide rámha, cleat of oar.
~ bhata, chrainn, mhaide, wooden leg.
Maide ~a, balancing-pole.
Chomh ~ le carraig, le bun crainn, le bianna ar mhaide bacaigh, as firm as a rock, as a tree-stump, as the ferrule on a beggar’s staff.
Bata, maide, draighin, blackthorn stick.
Ba cheart ~ a chur sa mhaide mullaigh, sa ghabhal éadain, the great event should be suitably marked.
Cuaille, maide, eolais, signpost.
~ de mhaide, wallop of a stick.
Maide éille, thonged stick.
~ maide rámha, grasp of oar.
~ i maide, curve in stick.
~ de mhaide a thabhairt do dhuine, to strike a person with a stick.
Maide lústair, treadle (of spinning-wheel).
~a ime, maide, butter-fingers.
~ bata, ~ maide, botch.
~ hanla, maide lústair, the working of a handle, of a treadle.
Duine a phoiteadh le maide, le do mhéar, to poke s.o. with a stick, with one’s finger.
~ maide, (i) hole left by perished tree-stump, (ii) trench left after excavation of bog-wood.
~ de mhaide, stout heavy stick.
~ a chur i maide, to notch a stick.
~ maide, short thick stick.
Maide a ~adh, to whittle a stick.
(maide), stout stick, cudgel, bat.
Maide ~the, tie-beam.
~ de mhaide, thrust of a stick.
~ maidí rámha, bank of oars.
~ maide, wooden stake.
~ maide, wooden stake.
~ maide, de mhaide, stumpy stick.
Maide ~, strong stick for support.
~ an chnoic, ~ maide, (drink prepared from) heart’s-ease.
Leac, maide, tairsí, threshold stone, plank.
Maide rámha a tharraingt, to pull an oar.
Bhí maide ina theannta aige, he was walking with the aid of a stick.
Thóg siad maide giúise, they dug out a log of bog-deal.
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