prás

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n o,m. (Romance loan-word) brass : i soithigibh prais, Marco P. 26 . peilir prais, ZCP vi 284.20 . go raibhe an t-aieór atá ós do chionn 'na phrás (= sit caelum aeneum), TSh. 9704 . Cf. budh prás an spéir, Deuter. xxviii 23 . (fig.) pobal práis brazen, froward, Hackett xlii 62 .

prasach

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adj o, ā. talkative, boastful ? Pilip p.¤ `the loquacious ', Caithr. Thoirdh. 122.15 . Cf. bras-scēlach, LU 10146 ; brasse `talking big, boasting', Contrib.

prascán

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Forms: prascán

n m. a rabble, mob: prascan, corrmarguighidh `abject, base persons', Eg. Gl. 168 . prascán `a bundle, gang, mob ', Dinn.

praslacha

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Forms: paslacha

n f. a species of duck; `a diver or teal', P. O'C. who also gives the form paslacha. an p[r]easlacha gona dá hén déig, Med. & Mod. Ir. Ser. vii 154 = an phraslacha, reading of other MSS. A compd. of lacha duck, and pras (bras, fras) `quick, nimble', P. O'C. ?

1 pratainn

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Forms: pratainn

n f. (prob. formed from Eng. prating) prate, chatter : scuir dod phratainn! Hackett li 12 . pratainn, Dinneen.

2 pratainn

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Forms: praitinn, pratainn

n f. parchment : pratainn cham a lying parchment, O'Bruad. ii 274 x . ní féidir a maitheas do léirchur i bpratainn to set (write) down all her goodness on parchment, E. O'Rahilly² xxix 19 . praitinn, pratainn, Dinneen.

prath

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n prath leannan do baoi ac Banba, ZCP ii 354.23 (poem of 16th cent.); the hoped-for lover (= brath hope, expectation) ?

preb-

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x see also prep-.

prebach

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adj o, ā. recalcitrant : gl. retrocosus, Ir. Gl. 658 . mór, láidir, preabach, GJ i 207a7 . Cf. prepaid.

prebaire

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Forms: preabaire

n m. a stout, hearty man : do bhí sé . . . na phreabaire míleadh, Hackett xxxix 149 . preabaire `a hearty brave man, a bouncer', P. O'C. Cf. prepaid.

prebán

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n o,m. a patch, rag, small piece : prebán, ceartach `a rag', Eg. Gl. 511 . preabán d'eudach, Mark ii 21 . preabán fearuinn a piece of ground, 1 Chron. xi 13 . a lár an phreabáin, ib. 14 .