bilasgach

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Forms: biolasgach

adj (cf. 5 bil): biolasgach ` pratling or talkative ', Eg. Gl. 715.

1 bile

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Forms: Bili

n io

(a) (large) tree; tree-trunk (?): b.¤ ` mast or tree ', P. O'C. fo b.¤ = sub arbore, Lat. Lives 30.12 . b.¤ n-orda, ZCP xx 219 § 6 . óen na primbili bís for faidchi primdúni one of the chief trees, LL 9122 (TBC). re hén ic ergi ós carr b.¤ , MR 300.11 . guth eoin bhinn do bhilibh, Ériu v 54.23 . tuitfit caora in bh.¤ bharrghlain (of the Yew of the Saints), SG 24.27 . b.¤ díghainn doislethan, SG 68.28 . gaithi burbi . . . ic brissiud barr ┐ biled, LL 32194 ( TTr. 1383 ). b.¤ feada `ancient tree' (as land- mark), Laws iv 142.19 Comm. is bilida itad isan fhaicthi sea, 196.3 Comm. i bParrthas na mbileadh dtoirtheach, DDána 31.7 . b.¤ do thabhairt ar an gcrann mhór bhíos ar an mágh, Eochairsg. 8.34 . da chenel .lxx. do ceolaib concanad a b.¤ ┐ a blaith `its leaves' (perh. tree i.e. trunk and branches, as opposed to foliage and blossoms, but cf. bileóc), Ériu ii 118 § 54 . 'na bili trī ngablān ngeal (of the Trinity), Arch. iii 242 § 13. (of Temair) ba dind n-ordnide . . . / ba borg-b.¤ `a castle like a trunk', Met. Dinds. i 28.14 . (to the Cross) a bh. suairc dosghlan dlúith, DDána 2.11 . b.¤ barr-úr na beatha, TSh. 588. (of a family tree) as tú fréamha is bláth an bh.¤ `thou art the roots and flower of the tree', Sc. G. St. iv 60 § 1.

Esp. ancient and venerated tree (see V.SS.Hib. clii-clv and O'Don. Suppl. s.v. bile): Eó Rossa. ┐ Eó Mugna ┐ Bili Da Thi ┐ Craeb Uisnig ┐ Bili Tortan. coic crand sin, LL 27646 ( Dinds. 160 ). unnius im Craeb Belaig Da Thi . . . in filid . . . . . . ┐ is uad ainmnigther Fir B., 27685 . Bili Tortan . . . ┐ Bili hUissnig, Ériu iv 150 § 29. (of the three famous trees of Ireland) ba hinmain na biledha / le claind comramaigh caem- C., ZCP v 22 § 4. ag bualadh b.¤ Themhrach, SG 68.38 . B. Aonaigh Maighe hAdhar, FM ii 714.3 . co rothescsat a biledha (i.e. inauguration trees), AU ii 84.21 . B. Nathaben i tirib Ebrae (from its branches the shaft of the Cross was made), Ériu ii 118 § 53. fo bun in bili būadha magical tree (?), sacred tree (?), ZCP v 22 § 7. ar barr in b.¤ buada, MR 234.12 . na tri fiaich . . . cor'turrnsatar in ṁb. ṁbúada do bói ar in faichthe, Acall. 7059.

With defining gen. of trees of difft. genera: bili cuill hazel tree, Lism. L. 2387. bili giuis, Aen. 173.

(b) Transfd. scion, hero: na se bh.¤ , LL 394.10 . bíth in find-b.¤ `noble warrior', Met. Dinds. iii 94.23 . Mael-Sech- lainn . . . / bili Banba, barr Gaedhel `prop of B.', MacCarthy 424.14 . brass b.¤ , Auraic. 5158. ō b.¤ lāomdha Lemhna `hero', Ériu ix 177 § 6. (of Christ) a b.¤ an betha, Hib. Min. 43.10 . a bhean cheinnbhileadh Chrúachan `chief scions' (Notes), O'R. Poems 2700. ar mbuili (: uile), SR 150. in b.¤ buada bisig, SG 388.7 . righ Connacht . . . / ni b.¤ cen bithbuada, BB 268a2 . As n.pr. m. Bili, Corp. Gen. 199 note 6.

In nn. loc.: B. Methes, Corp. Gen. 89.26 . Fothairt B., 82.25 . Findbarr Maige Bili, Fél. Sept. 10. sech bun Baile in B., LL 10307. ? tar firu bile, BColm. 30.21 .

2 bile

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n (same wd. as 1 b. ?) expld. as weathercock: b.¤ gl. uentilo- gium, Ir. Gl. 716.

1 bilech

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adj [o, ā] (1 bil) having a rim or border, edged: cuarsciath b.¤ , Rawl. 81a44 . cét scíath ṁb. ṁbrainech, LL 7288.

2 bilech

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Forms: biledach

adj o, ā (1 bile). Also biledach. abounding in trees, (well-)wooded: ucc raith bilich (= Ravilly, Co. Carlow), Thes. ii 240.22 (Ardm.). co n-accatár ni in less ṁb. mbroin- ech sainemail, LU 11041 ( Im. Brain i 56.17 ). ima caillib bilecha (sic leg.), Feis TC p. 61 , H 5. o Duinn in duin bhilegaih (: leabhair), LL 394.29 . co Borraig mbláith mbileadaig (: meadaig) ` arborous ', Hy Fiachr. 262.4 . [fh]idbad . . . billeach (b., v.l.) barrglas ` large-stemmed ', TTebe 28 09.

? bilenaib

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ind d'eagla bileanaibh (bi- added by second hand, ed.) tura na ndaoithe ag tál, Ó Bruad. i 126.10 .

1 bileóc

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n [ā, f.] (1 bile) leaf(let): níor lia biléog duileabhair (sic leg.) aig tuitim, CF Eg. 365. muscus .i. billoga bis a ngaili ainmidhi `leaflets' (Gloss.), Arch. i 327 § 74. ar in mbilleoig si on this leaf (of a book), RIA Cat. MSS. p. 3309.

2 bileóc

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x see billóc.

biletus

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x see belletus.

? bilga

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n ag dībragud na n-iasg . . . a mesg na rian-tonn . . . dona ruadh-bilgaduib, ML² 665 `brown oars', ML 47.2 . in b. bésti bélderge-sin, Fianaig. 64.17 . biolgada .i. rámha iomramha, O'Cl.

bill, bell, ? bille

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Forms: bille

n see Thurn., ZCP xv 360. Expld. as leper; wretch; coward (?); laughing-stock (?); feebleness; misery: bill .i. lobar, Corm. Y 185. ballān .i.bill-īan .i. lestar ḟir t[h]rūaig . . . Aliter bell-īan .i. bell mele, ut dicitur: `a nó beill dogní in fer sa' .i. a nó troich (tróch, MS.). Ballān didiu īan duine beill .i. duine t[h]rōigh, Corm. Y 167 (see 1 meile). bill .i. bec, amail atā ballān .i. bill-īan .i. īan bec: . . . cét mbó mbrethlaind . . . / nīrbtar bāi bille baille (quoted to illustrate bille .i. genaige or bill .i. bec), 179 . bille .i. bochd, mar tá, faighdheach, truagh, lobhar no beag . . . gonadh uadhsin adeirthear billían .i. soidheach beag, O'Cl. allus tiug ar toind cen tinne / a broinn beinde bille .i. genaige, Corm. Y 179. ni hattach ṁbille, Fél. Aug. 8 .i. ni hatach boicht no genaige no meta no faigdech no midlaigi, Fél.² cxxvi § 8.2 = .i. ni hatach boicht no mídlaig no genaige . . . da no bill .i. da no ngenaige no bille .i. truaig no lobair no mbille .i. onni is imbellis (isimbilicis, MS. leg. imbecillis) .i. enirt . . . dia tised in truagan truag / chucaib cona billian mbuan, cxiii § 3 = Thr. Ir. Gl. 133. 12 - 15 . So also O'Cl. s. bille . g s. (?) bille .i. ceirt, Corm. Y 186. ní hicht mbille (melle, mille, v.ll.) `no paltry favour', Met. Dinds. iii 54.3 . ? is bille robātor is da ēigsine ag cia a seisi (B. na f.), Arch. iii 311.8 .