blédna

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x see blíadain.

blefed

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n name of a pestilence, bubonic plague (?) (see Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 172 , xvi 126 ): mortalitas magna quae b.¤ dicitur, RC xvii 137.1 (Tig.) = Belefeth, CS 46.5 .

blegair

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x see bligid.

blegnach

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n [ā, f.] (blegon) milch cow: indesc .i. bleghnach, O'Dav. 1123. an tsoloilgech so, no in tsobleognach, O'D. 2149 ( Rawl. 487, 63 va ).

blegnaid

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v = bligid: an bho . . . do cruithidhe (do bleagnudh, v.l.) oiret bainne uaithe, BNnÉ 157 § 9 n.21 .

blegon

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Forms: bleogan, blegan, mlegon, bleghan, blegain, bleaghuin

n bleogan, blegan o, m. later form of mlegon q.v. bleghan, m., IGT Decl. § 17. Later also blegain. act of milking; yield of milk, milking: iar mblegan na bó = vaccam . . . mulsit, Lat. Lives 86.2 . co tucad na bu . . . dia mb.¤ , Thes. ii 334.44 . oc blegón bó triphne, LU 6248 = oc blegan, TBC² 1748. b.¤ sé fichet bó, LL 1832. dobretha-si b.¤ sine dó, TBC 2415. a aithli bleogain a būair `after milking her kine', ZCP viii 266 § 34. bleogan na n-earc nIuchna `milk', Ériu ii 22 § 4. mná blegoin nísbligtís `no milk-maid milked them', Met. Dinds. iv 70.29 . ag bleoghan nó ag crúdh na seacht mbó, Keat. ii 4702. doomlacht fo tri ōl nais caich m-bleguin (of a marvellous cow), AU i 188.8 . screpall cacha bleogain mista `of each monthly milking', Laws v 344.3 . bleghna a bó, IGT Decl. ex. 731. cet bleogun na mbo `first milk', Laws iii 38.29 Comm. an mart is mó géim is greadhan / is aici bhíos an bleaghan beag, Dánfhocail 52 . bleaghuin `to milk', Eg. Gl. 734. acht gu toirsidis do bleogain a mbo i meatraib, Laws v 276.23 Comm. I. mo derb mbleoghan budhessin (term of endearment ?), ZCP iv 31.9 .

bleide

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n m. (AS bledu, Stokes, Acall. Gloss.) drinking-cup, goblet: lind imblede (: emhe), IT iii 86.28 . .l. bléide buabaill belḟairsiuṅg, LL 7292. dar oe mair in bledhi isin fin, Lism. L. 4419. cuirnn náit copána naid bleidhidha búis ┐ bánóir, Acall. 122. bledi lán do fhín (of the Last Supper), PH 2990. bledhi (bleghi, MS.) argid ┐ copan airgid, RC xviii 52.10 (Tig.). blededha buáiltecha buis ┐ bánairgit, Fianaig. 56.5 ( ÉC v 12 ). conad iad sin bleda comardaigtir re cornaib buaball, Laws v 408.18 Comm. dealbhlasair buadh- chlach bleidheadh na bruighneisin, DDána 70.16 . mun mbleidhe mór bhfairchleach bhfuar ` bowl ', Aithd. D. 9.11 . bleidhe béil-dearg óir, TSh. 487. a bleidhedhaibh bas no brócc cupped hands, FM v 1750.6 .

bleidech

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adj o, ā (bleide) abounding in drinking-cups, festive: a brugh na mbraonchlár mbleidheach, Measgra D. 56.27 . ? for flaith Banba bledig (: Ailig), Fél. 6.15 (` monsterful ', see bledech).

bleith

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Forms: mleith, bleithi, bleithi

n f. Mid. Ir. form of mleith, q.v. b.¤ ┐ mbleith ┐ meilt, cóir, beilt lochdach . . . b.¤, beil a dhénmhus neith, IGT Introd. § 66. bean bheilte na brón—(cóir), ibid.

I

(a) act of grinding, milling: foremthes a b.¤ (barley), Thes. ii 335.31 . ocbleth bron, Corm. 14. bla muilind b.¤ the exemption of a mill (is when it is) grinding, Laws iii 280.4 . b.¤ a muilend; b.¤ a (leg. for ?) lam-broin dichmairc; b.¤ for li- broin (see (b) below), v 474.3 , 4 . gen bes muilend for a b.¤ `as long as mill shall grind' ( Ériu xvii 74 § 7 ), Laws iv 218.13 Comm. focul fair iar na tirad cen b.¤ . . . iarna b.¤ , ZCP xiv 348.10 ( Laws ii 242.11 ). b.¤ i muilenn ná bróin, Ériu ii 202.1 . docuaidh . . . do b.¤ coda na manach go muilenn, BNnÉ 294 § 20 . naoi gcearna arbhair do bh.¤ nó do mheilt a bróin, Keat. ii 5232. Fig. of armed forces: tuc b.¤ mulind tuathbil forthu threw them into disorder, CRR 25. b.¤ muilinn tuaithfil orra, Cog. 198.34 .

Attrib. g s. fer bleithi ` grinder ', Laws iii 280.7 Comm.

Form obscure in: gelair scor glethe i ngurt ḟeóir / melair blethe sech mulleóir `the meal is ground', Met. Dinds. iii 96.16 .

(b) act of grinding, sharpening (weapons): bai dono ben and fri bleth arm, RC xii 94 § 124 , cf. Laws v 474.4 above. a nairm do b.¤ , BLism. 226 vb11 (Acall.). fodhmhoir . . . ag b.¤ a ḟíacal risin cartha cloichi sharpening his teeth on the pillar- stone, Ériu iii 166 § 23.

(c) act of rubbing, chafing or applying massage to (the skin): conéraig in banchuire imbi ocon dabaig dia mblith ┐ dia fholcud a chind, TBFr. 256.

II Legal act of tending cattle (at a pound); `wages of attendance on cattle' (seized by distraint), Plummer MS. notes, `costs of (levying) the distress', Mann. and Cust. i cxci 1 See Binchy, Celtica x 48 f. : fogeiltad, ┐ mb.¤ (inbleith, 272.1 Comm. ) `(expenses of) feeding, and tending ', Laws i 258.16 . ar fogelt na ar b.¤ , 102.3 Comm. a naimsir fogelta ┐ blethi, O'C. 2716 ( Eg. 88, 60 va ). dligid dib i forus fri mb.¤ `it (i.e. cattle taken for distraint) becomes liable for expenses of tending in the pound', Laws i 210.26 . fri mb.¤ .i. in screpall (sic leg.) .i. log fir fognama ┐ meich, 212.16 Comm. foghail ┐ bleth: foghail .i. na meich, ┐ bleth .i. in logh fir foghnama, O'D. 1564 (H. 5.15, 3b). Attrib. g s.: broga for aghaib bleithi `shoes on tended cattle', O'Dav. 322.

bleithech

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Forms: bleathach, bletheach

n (bleith) quantity or portion of corn for grinding: bleathach `a kiln-cast, a bag or bags of corn for grinding', bletheach `what is ground at once in a mill', P. O'C. gu tairnic in b.¤ , Lism. L. 1982. See Dinn. s.v. bleathach .

1 bleithid

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n [i, m.] (bleith) miller: féimdis an bleithig a bulg do bleith, Rawl. B 512 36a , cited Meyer Contribb. 228.