birt

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x see beirid.

? birtime

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n a lem ocata inbairte / co mb.¤ / do línd Lochlainde / . . . find fidhchille, IT iii 100.1 = ailem . . . conbírthíme, Thurn. Zu ir. Hdschr. 70 § 169.

bis

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n (Lat. loanword): pailliuin imda do purpuir et b.¤ (= byssus, Gloss.), Aisl. Tund. 114 xx § 1. sróll nó sigir nó purpuir nó bios óir (biosóir, text) fána chneas cloth of gold (?), TSh. 4216 , 561 .

bís

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x see attá.

1 bise

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n (cf. We. bys): bisi .i. mér, Goid. 75 ( Dúil L. 18 ). lán a utlaig do bisib ega `icicles', Trip. 10.26 (.i. do cuisni heighri, xlvii 26) = Thr. Hom. 6.20 = glaciei . . . crustis, Lat. Lives 46 § 38. crisdallus . . . do cusne no do b.¤ in roigh doniter i, Celtica ii 81 § 11 . See next word.

2 bise

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n (perh. use of 1 b.): bisi .i. deimhis ` forfex ', Goid. 75 § 46 (Dúil Laithne). for clareun mb.¤ .i. deidhi .i. clar dá les .i. in locc asa teid a naidhe .i. in maclog, RC xxvi 28 n.4 .

bisech

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Forms: bisex, biseach, biseach

n later form of bisex. See Ped. i 218. biseach m., IGT Decl. § 55. increase, addition; improvement, betterment, progress: bliadain bissich leap-year, Ann. Inisf. 1024.1 . Ann. Conn. 1224.1 . tusa do bheith do bhiseach ar a chíos `an addition to his tribute', RC xxix 142 § 63. as ī in fāisidin menicc nach lēicind bisich fair (i.e. the `leabar beg' in which sins of clerics are recorded) additions (?), Anecd. iii 8.9 . b.¤ . . . galair ┐ guasachta, ZCP vi 26.25 . biseac a soluis tiar `the increase of its light' (the moon), Ir. Astr. Tr. 90.2 . biseach = augmentatio (Gloss.), Parrth. Anma 5065. biseach síne i n-aimsir earrchamhail improvement, DDána 83.14 . fa maith biseach ré búaladh (of a newly-forged blade), Duan. Finn ii 10 § 33. le primidil huile bhisigh = first fruits of all thine increase, Prov. iii 9. do bhí b.¤ ar an mac sin `that boy throve', Lism. L. 3013. dímarcraidh lesaighti no bisidh ata uire (of the worth of a calf), Laws iv 92.20 Comm. ni ruc buaid na bissech dóib advantage , TBC 3484. ní maith biseach Báothghalaigh / gidh liter nír léghasdair progress, IGT Decl. ex. 1399. rí in borrfada sin bissig `of magnificence and betterment, Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 29. dob áil le fer na husarachta dul a mb.¤ to become more prosperous, PH 7584. biseach, tarbha, buidhne, Eg. Gl. 76. in bile buada bisig, SG 388.7 . go ngairm bhisigh `of flourishing renown' (Gloss.), O'R. Poems 2707. bert bisigh, IGT Decl. ex. 195. biseach na (= ná) sláinte, TSh. 1703.

In phrases: dá bhfuil an fhéile ar biseach increasing, O'R. Poems 1058. ní san aois budh nóin do neach / budh chóir a bhaois ar biseach not in the evening of a man's age should his folly be mending, Dán Dé xxii 6 . conid iat boi for b.¤ ann .i. in gorta ┐ na crechaire, LB 154b21 . ag breith bhisigh (bhisich, MS.) ` ever-growing ', Magauran 1857 . ag breith bissigh neirt ┐ láidireachda, Mac Aingil 747 .

bisex

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Forms: bisech, bisext, bisexa, bisix

n (Lat. bissextus) later bisech q.v. Also bisext, bisexa. intercalary day; bissextile, leap-year: in la forsmbi b.¤ / cech cethramadh bliadain .i. breth in aingil . . . im dhalaibh in bisecsa `concerning the intercalary day', Fél. 78. 11 - 12 (notes on Feb. 24 ) = bisix, Fél.² xliv n. fri bisec, liii Feb. 23 n. sechtmad ḟichet dia festa / ar aíne ar cor bissexa (end of the Deluge), LL 17463. on Enair cuigidh i callaind / comhdig biseax legthar libh, Ériu x 89 § 116. bliadan bisexa, RC xviii 190.9 (Tig.). bliadain (sic leg.) b.¤ , 163.21 (do.). bliadain (sic leg.) tanaisti b.¤ , 166.z. muna b.¤ in bliadhain, MR 112.24 . cet blíadan for bisexa, Trip. 552.11 , see F 478.25.

bisse

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num (cf. bisex ?): senís horís ┐ b.¤ , Thes. ii 33.18 . di huáir ┐ b.¤ `two hours and ⅔,' 20 .

bissis

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x see benaid.

bitáille

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n m. (Fr. vitaille, Risk 5) victuals; spirits, whiskey: a caiple bitaille `sumpter-horses', RC xviii 282.24 . do berdís . . . fínta fuairmhillsi ┐ bitaillighi blasta leo ` drinks ', ÉC i 80.13 . gan biadh ná biotáille do spáráil, Maguires of F. 68. urgnamh bídh ┐ biotaille `of food and liquors', FM v 1638.6 . brugh ba lia . . . / fá thionálaibh biotáille bhríoghmhair, Hackett² xxx 230.