berr

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Forms: beir, Berran

adj [o, ā] short (short-haired ? Cf. berraid): bearr .i. gairit ut dicitur bearr cach belaid bean `every stout woman is short' ( Ériu xi 89. 14 ), H. 3.18, 64b15 = b.¤ (beir, MS.) .i. gach ngairid unde est b.¤ gach beoluig ben, O'Mulc. 183a. bir .i. gach gairit, O'C. 971 (H. 3.18, 416). As (hypocoristic) n. pr.: B. . . . i rRos, Mart. Tall., Dec. 21. Cf. Berran, July 11 . As epithet: Lugaid B. (Lugb.¤ , v.l.), Corp. Gen. 373.6 . See Ériu xii 216. Appar. as subst. in (of dividing inherited land ) curter birr braithri in coiced bliada[i]n .i. . . . crannchuir do denam doib uime cib e diobh da-ria rogha, Cóic Con. Fug. 42 § 65 `a short piece of wood . . . for casting lots', Plummer MS. notes.

Compd. beirrsgian `a Razor ', Eg. Gl. 722 (cf. berrad).

1 berrach

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n ā, f. prob. a use of berach. cane: muir marb . . . ┐ fássaidh b.¤ uirre . . . fo premhuib na berruighe (berruidhe, MS.) sin, Maund. 161. deoch maith . . . doniter do premaibh na berruighi da ndentur in siucra, 128 .

? 2 berrach

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n b.¤ , H. 3.18, 518 cited Mann. and Cust. i cclxxiv n. 494 ` junior barrister ', n. 495.10 .

berrad

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n u, m. vn. of berraid.

(a) In phr. b.¤ airechta `a survival of the earlier wider meaning' (of b.¤ ), `a denominative vb. formed fr. . . . berr short . . . synopsis, abridgement . . .', O'Brien, Ériu xi 88 , 89 . b.¤ here = summa, Meroney, Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 189. berrad (berr-, MS., wrongly emended to bretha, ZCP xiii 19.26 ) airechta, title of law tract, Bürgschaft 5.13 . amhail do rime a mberrudh airechta, O'C. 1029 (H. 3.18, 433a). aignis lais uile ┐ nascairecht ┐ b.¤ (of the `aighni airechta'), O'C. 813 (H. 3.18, 375b). na Bearradha Féine ad-fias `I will relate the abridgments of Irish law ´ Sages, Saints and Storytellers 165 § 6 .

(b) act of cutting, clipping (hair), shaving: b.¤ ná folcad, ná fothrucud `shaving', Ériu ii 200.29 . Moen . . . fer berrtha mac Miled . . . Berramuin .i. muín i commaín berrtha, LL 22248 ( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ). fēsóg do gherra[dh] gan sgīan berrtha gl. (B. na f.) gan altain, ZCP v 488 § 3. fuba berrtha .i. luag fige `the `f.' of napping' (cloth), Laws i 152.7 Comm. a monga do bhearradh to clip their hair, TSh. 5599.

(c) act of tonsuring; tonsure: asbert Dubthach fri Pátricc tair dum b.sa, Thes. ii 241.12 . ord bertha `the regular time of tonsure', Mon. Tall. 137.11 . b.¤ moga slave's tonsure , O'Mulc. 726. berradh manaigh . . . b.¤ mogadh, Trip.² 250.

(d) style of cutting of hair, hence head of hair, hair: forthí berrtha forro . . . berrtha núa léo . . . berrtha lethna léo (styles of cut worn respectively by three successive groups), Táin 157 , 161 , 165 . trí cruindberrtha foraib it é comlebra for cúl ┐ étan, BDD² 746. bearradh .i. grúag, O'Cl. húasa b. buide-chas, BDD² 1023. duiphithir daol dath a berrda, Auraic. 3497. bas eitir a u (.i. a cluas) ┐ a berrath (.i. mullach a chinn) `a handsbreadth between his ear and his beard (or hair),' Mann. and Cust. iii 107 n.68 (H. 1.15, 955.7). dorónadh rothnúall corcra óa bhonn góa bherradh dhe, Ériu v 76.22 .

(e) In phr. b.¤ geóin: tugadh . . . / bearradh geóin ar Choin gCulainn a mocking shearing, Dánta Gr. 70.18 . See also s. gén. na fechadh in prelaid do berradh geoine `fools' tonsure' (Gloss.), ITS xxix 201.19 .

berraid

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Forms: bér[r]tha, berrad

v (berr)

(a) shears, clips; shaves: berrthar . . . no is cumme dí no berrthe gl. tondeatur, Wb. 11c13 . co sebaind a folt de amal bíd co n-altain no berthá, LU 5679 ( TBC² 1205 ). co roberr māil fair cosin chloduib `cropped his hair', Ériu ii 22.2 . Moen . . . is é cetna fer no berrad i nHerind, LL 22246 ( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ). ro bearrastar mac na baintrebthaigi in ri, RC ii 197.8 . berrthar fuilt na sethrach = the Sisters . . . haue their hayre cut, RSClára 70b . a fhir ghlacas a[n] ghall- dacht / bhearras an barr bachalldacht, Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 1 . Transfd. tonn . . . a tondeo .i. ar b.¤ in fēr don murbach, Corm. Y 1243. ro berrad L.L. was laid waste, SG 411.11 . do bhearr d'fhaithchibh fionna a bhféar (of greens made bare by horse-racing), Magauran 3035 . ón ló . . . bhearrfas muir do mhong (the end of the world), DDána 50.22.

(b) tonsures: berrsi Pátricc, Thes. ii 241.14 . ní bertar co tí a ord berti `there is no tonsuring until the regular time of tonsure', Mon. Tall. 137.15 . romberr P. (= ablati sunt capilli capitis illius), Lat. Lives 27 § 22. coro berr berradh manaigh fair, Trip.² 250. berrait a choraind ō a chūl (i.e. like a slave), O'Mulc. 726.

(c) cuts (i.e. deals ?) cards: ní bheárrfad cárta, Hackett xxvi 33 .

Part. mucc bér[r]tha ` shaven ', Trip. 40.10 , dá bhróig shioscaithe ribeanta bhearrtha ` well-trimmed ', E. O'Rahilly 100.5. a los íoca an bhainne bhearrtha skim milk, Ó Bruad. iii 206.3 .

Vn. berrad.

berraide

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n (berr) cut piece (of wood), chip: (of drawing lots) curter birr braithri . . . .i. cuirit na braithri a mb.¤ air . . . crannchuir do denam doib uime cib e diobh da-ria rogha, Cóic Con. Fug. 42 § 65. peg (for shields): cuna fargaib . . . scíath ar berraidi, MU² 495. Legal = Berrad Airechta, Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 189. isin berruide, O'D. 98 (H. 3.17, 82). isin mberruidh, O'C. 2687 ( Eg. 88, 58v1 ). fuceird mberridi (leg. b.¤ ?) mbeg cona bachuill din conair he casts aside a small shaving (?) with his crozier from the path (violation of Sun- day), ZCP iii 228 § 2. In name of metre: berrídhi ar rind chuailli so, IT iii 101 § 179.

berrbóir

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n (Engl. loanword, cf. also berraid): don bhearrbóir a ghearras ball dā bhallaibh de = chirurgo (Gloss.) (surgeon-) barber , An Bheatha Diadha, 4992 .

berrbróc

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Forms: berr-, bern-, bern-, bernbróga

n (ON *ber-brokr ? Bidrag 143 , but perh. berr- or bern- + bróc). Also bern- (berd-, LU 6960 ). Usu. in pl. short trews, breeches; shoes: berrbrócca breccglasa impu, BDD² 531. bernbróga (berrbróca, LU 7676 ), 1204 . teora berrbróca impu de lín glas imdentai di ór `short aprons' ( Mann. and Cust. iii 183.21 ), LU 7592. triar . . . i mberrbrócaib intlassib, 7657 . da bernbróic etir a da choiss (= a troigthibh, TBC St. 1532 ) is talmain, TBC 1717. See bróc, fúathróc.

berrech

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n expld. as covering, cloak: b.¤ .i. brothrach = pallium regale, Goid. 75 § 43 (Dúil Laithne).

? berrthach

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adj ag so [mo] bhéal [bearrthach] líomhtha ` sharp ', Aithd. D. 70.1 (c) = yn bayl leddiri* [letartha(?)] leiwe, Rel. Celt. i 105.25 .

berrthaid

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n [i, m.] (berraid) hair-cutter, barber: b.¤ gl. tonsor, Sg. 54b11 . in b.¤ , Otia iii 46 § 1 .