béoil

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Forms: -bela

n g s. -bela, Aisl. MC 85.19 .

(a) fat, grease: anfobracht .i. nomen do duine ṡerggas ┐ timairgeas galar connā bī beo[i]l inna churp (conabí beoil na súg and, Thr. Ir. Gl. 3 , s.v. anforbracht). bracht enim beoil uocatur , Corm. Y 42. Cf. bracht .i. beoil, O'Dav. 203. ceo ni coirm ceo ni sercoll saith sechnais beoil .i. . . . ni carad coirm ┐ nírbo sercad leis co ollsaith do sechnad dano in beoil, LU 916 (ACC). sechnais beoil .i. olar ( Eg. 1782, 14b2 , ACC), Ériu i 203 note v 4 . tobert īarom Corpri beōil co mōr im a hēim C. put plenty of fat about its handle (of a knife), Corm. Y 883. a cubat cétnai de men ┐ beoil, RC xii 86 § 89. gur roberbh a lusaib tuthmara ┐ a mil ┐ a mbeoil `in grease', Death-tales 28 § 10 . beuil [in]na tein, Fianaig. 14 § 33. ni dlig cercaill cend co mbeoil `a greasy head deserves no pillow', ZCP ii 225.6 .

(b) meat-juice (?), gravy (?): no dhoirted in mbeoil . . . cu suaitea triasin braissig, Lism.L. 302. 19 . fomna, fomna . . . beochail nārotbáda .i. faitches lat nārotbáde beoil `meat- juice' (Notes 144.2), Aisl. MC 71.13 . no maidhís secht srebae . . . ┐ bā do beoil uile inīsin, 124.38 . Cf. béochail.

beóir

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n f. (ON loanword, Bidrag 9 , 117 , 127 , Jn. Celt. Stud. i 233 ) beer: beoir i nd-ibhardabhchaibh, IT iii 91 § 129. áibne beóri is brocóti `beer and bragget in streams', Aisl. MC 37.25 . do bunad cecha beoiri, Acall. 4603 v.l. cōic galūin beōra, Fl. Earls 16.2 . iomarca beorach, E. O'Rahilly 76.23. RSClára 123b .

Bé(o)lach

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adj o, ā (bél ? béoil ?) only as epithet: Bresuail . . . Bēolach (béoliach, beoiliach, v.ll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 15.10 . B. Belach .i. B. béodláec[h] .i. láech béodha, ar a beódacht aderthí B. Beólach fris. Nó is bel mór bái aige, Cóir Anm. 207. Note: cuic bliadna Bresail in Beóil, LL 4200. Labhraid mac Bresail Beolaigh, Anecd. ii 35.1 . hūa Bresail Bēlaig, RC xxxvi 262 § 2. brí Bresail beólaig (belaig, v.l.), Met. Dinds. ii 82.13 .

bé(o)laid(e)

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adj (béoil) fat, greasy; juicy; plump, well-covered: bearr .i. gairit, ut dicitur bearr cach belaid bean `every stout woman is short' ( Ériu xi 89 ), H.3.18, 64b15 = berr gach beoluig ben, O'Mulc. 183 a. trí .lll. ngabar ndubglas it é . . . bolcsróin bruindideirg béolaide, BDD² 464. ote cendbeca urderga bruinnederga beolaidhe (peulaicche, v.l.), Anecd. iii 49.19 . nibtar beoluide a scenai uatha their knives were not greasy because of them (i.e. they did not offer them food), RC xii 68 § 36. staci cach bíd belaide `pieces of every palatable food', Aisl. MC 81.20 . tar baitsechaib būana belaide `perpe- tual pools of gravy', 85.19 . loch do braisig belaiche / fó barr úscai olordai, 37.30 . blonoc brothrach belathi tuirc trebair taiscelta, 87.15 . Becnat Bēlaithi, 77.8 . in tan cotacaithedsi coiri . . . do (bo, Facs.) thiughbraisci belaigthi, YBL 177a17 (= BB 257b11 ).

beoltán

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n o, m. (bél): b.¤ báirdín `a noisy little bard', E. O'Rahilly 248.15.

beos

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x see beus.

béothach

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adj o, ā (béo) living: ind uili nanmand mbeothach, BB 15b26 . na baill beóthacha ┐ istudha na banma `the vital members', CCath. 2094. eter marb ┐ beothach, SR 28. leis na neithe cruthuighthe uile an domhain, beothacha, mhoith- eacha (sic) ┐ neamh-mhoitheacha, Corp. Astron. 60.12 .

As subst. living creature: aitteoch frit cech beōthach / ro- blais bāss (sic leg.) is bethaid, ZCP viii 232 § 9.

As n.pr. B. mac Iardonel, LU 1343.

? bera

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Forms: beara

n beara `a judge ', Eg. Gl. 750. See beirid III.

berach

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Forms: birach, biruich, biorach

adj o, ā. Also birach (1 bir)

(a) pointed, sharp: b.¤ no birdae gl. uerutus, Sg. 60a6 . a guin co laigin biraig (mbiraid, MS.) `with a pointed lance', Ériu i 41 § 2. i cath birach Blattened `in the spear-bristling battle of B.', Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 14. tuirthe bioracha do shleaghaibh, Atlantis iv 176.33 . Badb birach belsalach beaked (?) (` javelin-armed '), RC xxiv 52.1 .

Transfd. of speech sharp-tongued. As subst. ni husa b.¤ briathrach i flaithius (.i. mac na mna birach briathraide, in ban-cainte, 15 Comm.), Laws v 456.5 . birach briatar .i. in banfile `a sharp-tongued virago', BCrólige 34 . Cf. b.¤ .i. bérla no béscna . . . caiti oenb. .i. fer aon bescna . . . .i. in glas- aigni, O'Dav. 294. biroch .i. fer doblaith, H. 3.18, 390a33 .

(b) Of animals having pointed ears, horned: b.¤ oach air- cheltach / and elit im beim buridach, LL 13679. dá ech . . . biruich ardchind prick-eared , LU 8592 ( FB 45 ). biruich BDD² 464 expld. in Gloss. as 1 bir + oach (ó ear). an fíadh (= mhíl mhoighe, 12) cosluath beg biorach, Duan. Finn i 56.18 . adret fiadhaib in beist birich, Anecd. i 66.3 (ICM). Note also: biorach `a heifer two years old', O'Don. Suppl. cath A. de berrach `of two heifers', RC xvii 246.12 (Tig.).

As n.pr. m. B.¤ Find, LL 318b1 .

Compd. di Bolur Birug-derc `B. of the piercing eye ', RC xii 100 § 133.

See 1 berrach.

berán

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Forms: birán, bearán, biorán

n o, m. Also birán (1 bir) sharp-pointed stake, peg: soigett no beran, CCath. 4701. bearán, also biorán `a pin, peg, bodkin', P. O'C. See Dinn. s. biorán .

? berb

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n in compd. -chrann: in b.¤ -crand gl. bir-crand, Laws v 484.18 Comm.