bris(s)ed

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Forms: briseadh

u, m. vn. of bris(s)id. briseadh, IGT Verbs § 71.

(a) act of breaking; a break(ing): brisiud (.i. do min[bach] feda ┐ crīnac[h]) brister co llāim (i.e. firewood), Corm. Y 119. di brisiud a chomlad, Críth G. 214. ar daigin bristi in aile `of breaking the fence', Laws i 174.15 Comm. a ndelba do brissed, PH 737. ac brised a duine ┐ a cathrach `breaching its fortresses and cities', Marco P. 128. an sēpēl . . . do bloghadh ┐ do urissedh, Fl. Earls 146.14 . tri .l. long . . . do brisidh ir-Ross C. `were wrecked', RC xvii 235.1 (Tig.). teit soidhnein ┐ teinntec as in mbrisid sin `rupture' (from heat and cold in cloud), Ir. Astr. Tr. 150.29 . brised conni a breaking of the appointment (for a truce), Ann. Conn. 1309.8 . is e is brissed do'n aithne-si, PH 7715. briseadh cána `breach of Rule' (of religious order), PBocht 1.1 . is briseadh a spioraid urchóid = perverseness . . . is a breach in the spirit, Proverbs xv 4.

(b) act of injuring, breaking (partic. of persons, parts of body): a mbriseadh na gcnamh = ossium fracturis, 23 K 42, 70.2 . briseadh .i. guin, O'Cl. cos na circe do brissiud, Fing. R. 315. do brisiud cend for mac fri clocha, MU² 932. do linadh . . . hi (sc. colann in Tigherna) do bhristibh (= fractura, Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr. 3812. a mbrisedh bo for injuring a cow, O'D. 343 (H. 3.17, 265). Fig.: brisiuth aicnith `mastering of nature', Ériu vii 138.24 . ba brisedh aiccnid mor la C. sin `a great heartbreak to C.', CCath. 3321. go mbrisedh croidhe saothair `overpowered with toil', Fl. Earls 142.33 . cosachtach maille re brisidh `coughs along with rupture [of veins in the chest]´ Ériu x 147 § 4 .

(c) Freq. of battles, etc., us. with FOR of defeated party act of defeating, overthrowing; defeat, rout: brisiud múad mórchatha (rhet.), LU 8686 ( FB 52 , cf. Celtica vi 231 ). ní fír fer do slúag . . . brisiud for óenfer n-anaichnid eturro, 9215 (94). eter brissiud catha ┐ immairec ┐ chomlaind `the winning of battles', RC xiii 442 § 17. do bensat . . . righi Erenn do Feraibh B. íar mbrisedh orra, Leb. Gab.(i) 158 note 1 . fer tri ṁbristi `the man of three routs' (Táin 4524), LL 12016. biaidh briseadh ort (= dispergaris, Deuteronomy xxviii 25 ), TSh. 10800. do chuir an briseadh ar sluagh Uladh, Keat. ii 4546. Note also: ni ruc orra gan brised o cheile an lá sin wherever he caught up with them he scattered them, Ériu v 192.18 .

(d) In more abstr. senses of breaking or violating laws, etc.: brisid turrtaige `violating thy protection', Laws i 164.12 Comm. do díghaltus bristi a rechta, RC xxiv 378.z . ar egla bhriste a hodachta (= ne perderet virginitatem suam, Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr. 267. do mhac . . . dom ṡárughadh, ┐ mo bhriosiodh dhó, TFrag. 66.4 . briseadh na haithne `breaking the com- mandment', Dán Dé v 23 . do brethnaighetar lucht na cathruch brisedh air `would have broken faith with him', BCC 256. gan brisedh = inuiolably , RSClára 2a .

(e) In qualifying phrases: Cobthach Cóel Breg briste clar, Rawl. 88b53 . bande . . . brisde sida `goddess (sc. Alecto) . . . of breaking peace', Aen. 1628. lucht briste an dlíghe Dé ZCP iv 400.12 . See cáin.

See bristed.