bláithe

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n , f. (bláith). an b.¤ , IGT Abstr. Nouns § 65. smooth- ness; gentleness; mildness: co cléir co ṁbúaid bláthe, Fél. Aug. 19. a seacht . . . / do bliadhnaibh go mblaithe `in gentle sort', BNnÉ 136.18 . [dá cét b]liadan co mb.¤ / ┐ trícha gan tláithe, SG 150.30 . topor taitnemach co mbláthe ┐ bolton- ugad, LU 2096 ( FA 16 ). (to the Cross) fa lór b.¤ do bheann gcumhdaigh, DDána 41.42 . ? barr blaithe lais foríti ina mbech, Laws ii 120.25 Comm.

bláithech

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x see bláthach.

bláithigid

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Forms: bláthaigid

v (bláith) also bláthaigid. makes smooth; polishes: nos blathiged conna tairised cuil forru (sc. chariot poles), TBC 1410. Fig. ro mhínigh ┐ ro mhór-bhlāthaigh Sir U. eisiomh `soothed and caressed the beast', Eachtra Uill. 4011. an té bhláthuighios leis an tteangaidh = that flattereth with the tongue, Prov. xxviii 23.

blaitne

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n (blat) strength: dúiscid búar co mb.¤ `the lusty herd', Met. Dinds. iv 196.11 .

blaitnech

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adj o, ā (blaitne) strong, powerful: a laich blatnig bhladmair, TBC 3104.

blandarach

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adj o, ā (blanndar) deceptive: leiges bregach b.¤ , YBL 345a22 .

blanndairid

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v (blanndar) flatters, courts: blanndaireann si lucht an tsaidhbhreis, De Imit. 297.13 (1822) .

blanndar

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n (Lat. blandiri, Vendryes, De Hib. Vocab., but perh. based on Engl.) cf. ag blándur friut = blandientem, Éigse ix 258 § 9. dissimulation, flattery: b.¤ `dissimulation', Eg. Gl. 736. do ni sé b.¤ le na phuisínibh = dissembleth with his lips, Prov. xxvi 24. le b.¤ na mbanchuire sróllmhar / . . . / geabhad cead, Hackett xxvi 65 .

blaoch

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x see bloach.

1 blár

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ind o, m. (see Wortk. 171 , 235 , O'Rahilly, Early Ir. Hist. and Myth. 357 n .): (n. pr.) Bolc mac Blair ó Ath Blair binn, MS. Mat. 578.9 . (In poetic name of a horse) an B. Aodháin i-se ` Grey ?' (Gloss.), DDána 98.39 , cf. is í an Liath Mhór Macha, 34 . Acc. to Marstrander, RC xl 401 , b.¤ of a horse has the same meaning as Sc. Gaelic b. ¤ (of an animal) having a white spot on the forehead.

2 blár

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n o, m. battle (only in Rel. Celt.): am blar no an sgeirmis Rel. Celt. ii 186.26 . tar eis cur an bhláir `after fighting the battle', 192.21 . gur brisdedh b.¤ air, 164.15 . a nordughadh bláir `in battle order', 154.27 . See O'Rahilly cited s. 1 blár.