breó(a)id

Cite this: eDIL s.v. breó(a)id or dil.ie/6728

Forms: breo(i)did, breot(h)aid, breóite, breóad

v (breó) Later breo(i)did, breot(h)aid.

(a) burns: brūisius, brēosus (breotais .i. loiscis, v.l.) he burned them (Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 7 § 2 (`he enfeebled them (?),' Fing. R. 459 n .). nach ingen dogníd buís dar cenn aurnaidm no breotha used to be burned, LL 37043. mná in domuin . . . / i tinid bratha breoid `the world's women . . . burn in the fire of Doom', Fél. 190.17 .

(b) enfeebles, weakens, injures, crushes (cf. 1 bruïd): do breoth in gilla . . . Eochaid, YBL 127a11 . go ttarrla[dar] a gluine fa each F. innus gur breogadh co mor hí `it was greatly bruised', Fier. 43. maith do bhreóidh an meanadh mé pierced me, IGT Decl. ex. 495. gur brúghadh ┐ gur breodhadh na cléirigh leo `hurt the clerics', Keat. iii 1431. is comhluath bhriseas ┐ bhreódhas an bás corp an ógáin, TSh. 729. Fig. do breódh ┐ do buaileadh don sgiúirse se (sc. bochtacht), 5429 .

Part. breóite.

Vn. breóad.