ballach

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adj o, ā (ball) rounded; speckled, spotted, freckled: b.¤ gl. urbiculatus (recte orb-), Ir. Gl. 638. mo psaltair bh.¤ bordbrec, RC xxxvii 352 § 10. lis b.¤ breicderg, Acall. 2738. Cf. Measgra D. 56.133 . fiad b.¤ báinderg, SG 280.26 . Cf. Meas- gra D. 43.9 . fear b.¤ binnbhriathrach (of Diarmuid; ref. to the ball seirce?), Oss. iii 50.x . beann bh.¤ mhíolach mhon- gach, Measgra D. 41.12 . truailliughadh b.¤ an croicinn (defœdatio cutis maculosa), 23 K 42 , 280.16 .

pn Freq. as epithet: Muiris balloch, Hy Fiachr. 82.4 . C. mB., FM iii 584.7 .

As subst. in b.¤ gorm `the dappled grey', Celtica ii 42 § 32 .

ballaigid

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v (ball) speckles, stains: bailleocha mé mo chulaidh = will stain, Is. lxiii 3. COMPD. do ghealnuaddergdath- ballaig in grian a gnúis do glanTorrdelbach, Caithr. Thoirdh. 23.35 (`put on a brighter and a newly burnished face').

ballán

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n o, m. (ball ?) a type of drinking vessel (poss. round), vessel for holding drink: bōge dana ainm do ballān beg i mbītis cōic uṅgi óir, sech nobīd fri hōl sainlenna as. . . . Inde dicitur isna Brethaib Nemed: `ballān baissi bōige cōic n-uṅga [bānōir], Corm. Y 142. ballān . . . .i. fūath dercon bīss fair. . . Ballān . . . īan duine beill .i. duine t[h]rōigh, 167 . ballān .i. bill-īan .i. īan bec, 179 . ballān .i. īan mbille .i. lobair, 187 . ballan a mbi baindi loma, IT iii 88 § 108. Bruchst. 34 § 79. ballan bec bocht, Ir. Texts i 27 § 19 (`the frailest vessel', Hermathena ci 31). in b.¤ dia ro chan C. . . . Ballan barrglas, LL 370c y - z . tabairt in ballain do, Goid. 93.19 = sinum, 17 . do ibedh as b.¤ na con, SG ii 490.27 . lestar fodlai .i. copana ┐ ballana ┐ milana uma, Laws v 408.17 Comm. ballān dorn, Moling 14 . isin mb.¤ so, Dhá Sg. Art. 1246 (= buidél, 1243). b.¤ Barruinde, name of a spring, BCC 134.23 (§ 133) . ? a gerḟile icait ballaín a cendide cran, IT iii 85 § 78. Fig. ag diúl díoghraise . . . a b.¤ bheannuighthe na sláin-íce, TSh. 881. On use in nn. loc. see Galvia vi 50 - 59 .

balldae

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Forms: balla, balla

adj io, iā (ball) Usu. balla. Laudatory epithet of uncertain meaning, always in alliterating context: balla .i. ard no úasal, ut est nai fichit bliadain balla, Ériu xiii 66.63 . co mbáig baldai, SR 4978. builid, ballda, bladmar, bras (of Cain), 1903 . bānchoic balla, BColm. 22.17 (`stronglimbed'). F. in breo balla, Gorm. June 20. ben Balla (leg. balla ?), Met. Dinds. ii 84.53 . bratt balla breccuani speckled (?), LL 7735 (TBC). meic loinge brond ballai, Aisl. MC 33.23 `son of striped breastbone'; `spotted, speckled', Gloss.

? As subst. an inbher n-án / dianapur an balla bán, Leb. Gab. 272.17 .

balldorb

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see ballorb.

ballóc

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n ā, f. = ballán: b.¤ d'usci glan, Laud 610, 26c . lan mballóice bice, ibid. (both cited from Plummer MS. notes).

balloiscthech

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n balloisgtheach `a lobster ', Eg. Gl. 782. airmghreadthach, ballloisgtheach, loisgmhíolt, greadchuil, míolt no cuil go ccosaibh fada, do loisgeas arbhor, agus do itheas fuigheall a loisgthe: fós iasg gurab ainm gliomach Plunkett s.v. locusta , Celtica xix 138 .

ballorb

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n (ball + orbb) the name of a member of a poetic grade, equated with the `cana', see 1 cana; lit. `partial heir´, i.e. one who has partial ability in poetry (?) UR 36 : b.¤ .i. ball d'forpa na filidechta occa . . . ┐ is do canaid is ainm b.¤ , Auraic. 4629. suide b.¤ bard, O'D. 2207 (Nero A vii, 143b). suith b.¤ bard, 1221 (H. 2.15, 86a). suide ballorb (balldorb, ollorb, v.ll.) admall admolta UR 34 .19 . suide ballorb (balldorb, v.l.) bard 34 .23 .

ballrad

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n o, [n.] (ball) limbs: fer tailc trebur co sonairte ballraid, LU 6710 (H). Cf. RC xxiv 176.20 . folt dub fair. sithballrád (.i. cossa), TBC 5425. la Bran ballraidh glain of the clean- cut (shining ?) limbs, BB 299a48 .

ballsaire

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x see bollsaire.

ballsgóit

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n f. (ball) (cf. nescóit) blister, pimple, swelling: latae pustulae . . . .i. ballsgoide leathna, 23 K 42 , 90.7 . at bán, no ballscóid shiollseach (sic) bhán ┐ gné dheirghe ann = spot, Lev. xiii 19. an bhallscóid shoillseach, 23 . Of the star of Bethlehem: ar rochtain rig na cruindi / don ballsgoid reid reltuindi, Lib. Hymn. 194.38 .