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 .

precept

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Forms: precept, preceupt, precept, preceupt, precepte, preceptae, preceuptae, precepta, procept, procecht, proigeacht, proiceacht, proicheapht

n ā,f. (Lat. praeceptum) O.Ir. n s. precept, Wb. 10d13 , 24 etc. a s. preceupt, Ml. 129b1 . d s. precept, Wb. 10d31 . preceupt, Ml. 107a13 . g s. precepte, Wb. 10b14 . preceptae, Tur. 29 ( Thes. i 486.30 ). inna preceuptae , Ml. 89b12 . n p. precepta, Wb. 17b20 . In Mid.Ir. often procept (proi-), usual form in LB (perh. due to confusion by scholars of Lat. prae- and pro-, Ped. i 213 ); in early Mod.Ir. the medial c is somet. lenited (proicheapt). Later also procecht (proicecht), somet. treated as masc. proigeacht (m., g s. n p. -a), IGT Dec. § 24 . proiceacht, proicheapht [sic] `a precept,' P. O'C.

The act (function) of teaching (openly by word of mouth) or preaching: almost exclusively of religious teaching and esp. the work of evangelization (perhaps distinguished from forcetul =doctrinal or moral instruction); gl. profetia, Wb. 12c39 , praedi- catio, Ml. 89b12 . is ferr precept oldaas labrad ilbéelre, Wb. 12d7 . in precept ro pridchus-sa .i. asréracht Crist, 13b12 . fri procept bréthri Dé, LB 255 a 47 ( FA 23 ) = forcetol, LU 2164 (similarly in FA 32 , 33 procept, LB = forcetul, LU). praicept álaind Íssu, Fél. May 1 (precept, procept v.l.). ro foided Pledias dochum nErend do preciupt doib, LU 268 . do pro- cept ┐ forcetul sechnon tíre Iúda, PH 4431 . do urd a procep- tai their function as preachers (of the apostles), 7861 . luid C. i crich Connacht for cuairt procepta on a preaching tour, Lism.L. 994 . do proicept credmhi do Gaoidhealaibh, FM i 130.1 . i nÉirinn . . . do bhí Pádraig ag proicheapt, Keat. iii 436 . doradad Paladius . . . do progecht soscela do Scotaib, MacCarthy 284 (h) = BB 10a27 .

Of preaching as a part of divine service, often = sermon : celebrad ┐ procept brethri De, PH 6371 . praicecht ┐ oiffrenn (duties of the Church), Laws ii 344.26 Comm. cathaír proi- cepta [ priocepta MS.] pulpit, RC xvii 358.28 . proigecht .i. seanmoir, Lec. Gl. 153 M . Seldom of individual instruction : dobheir don easpucc é do proicept breithre Dé dó, BNnÉ 292 § 10 (of a boy committed for teaching to clergy). Rarely of secular teaching : trachtad arna thairring . . . a proiceapt Presien from the teaching of Priscian, ZCP xii 294.5 . In pl. precepts, teachings : bit hé na precepta cétni no pridchob doib, Wb. 17b20 . hi praiceptaib apstal, Hy. vii 18 (preceptaib v.l.). dergud na n-uli procept ┐ forcetul, PH 8226 .