1 brab

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n m. (prob. late Lat. brabeum, -dium. Lat. bravium, PH Gloss. s.v. braff .) prize (?), supremacy; superlativeness: b.¤ .i. bárr néithe `the top or point of a thing', P. O'C. co ro- foruaslaigthi sollsi in lai dar dorca na hoidhche, ┐ co ruca braff fuineta di so that it may be able to carry off the supremacy at sunset (i.e. of days becoming longer after the vernal equinox), PH 3513 (`shortness'). Gramm. formoulad .i. molad for molad reimhtechtach .i. brabh for in mbrabh toisiuch .i. superlait, Auraic. 3361 - 3362 .

Compds. bec brab-beirius comparit, mor brab-beirius superlait the comparative expresses a small superiority, the superlative a great one, Auraic. 3329 (prabh-beres . . . brab- beres, v.l.). brabluaisc .i. folt, ut dicitur: forfagaib brabluaisc in Lēith Machæ, O'Mulc. 192 = bradhluaisc, H.3.18, slip betweenp. 70 and 71 .

2 brab

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x see breib, brib(b).


Cite this: eDIL s.v. brabach or dil.ie/6453

Forms: -b-

n (with unlen. -b-) o, m. (cf. 2 brab ?) b.¤ ` advantage or benefit gained by anything', P. O'C. glacadh áointighe do chum brabaigh = to receaue any house to hire, RSClára 107b. See Dinn.


Cite this: eDIL s.v. brac or dil.ie/6454

Forms: brach

n [ā, f.] also brach (Lat. bracchium, Met. Gl. 50 , Corm. Tr. 27 ). Expld. as arm, hand: b.¤ .i. lāmh, Corm. Y 192 , Lec. Gl. 159 , 505 , O'Cl. `b.' (brach, v.l.) lamh, Met. Gl. 32 § 8. , (B. na f.) adam braicc (: airm) (.i. adám lám, Ériu i 72 § 2 ), LL 29421 and note h. don luirg (.i. don mnái) sin bhís fot brac[ai]b (.i. fod lámaibh), H. 3.18, 642 marg. sup. ? dá braici . . . do sinsnath ` leggings ', CCath. 4462. See bracann, braccaille, braiccín.


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vn n act of harrowing; labour, anxiety: brácála acu, PCT2 1870 .


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n (brac) expld. as glove: bracand .i. lāmand, Corm. Y 193 , Corm. Tr. 27 (` sleeve (?)').


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n (brac + 1 caille) expld. as covering for the hand, glove: braccille bracc (.i.) lam ┐ cáil coimét .i. lámand, Corm. Corm. Y 123. broc a braca .i. cumbair ēteg, unde bracille, O'Mulc. 165.

? braccrad

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Forms: brachtrad

n (cf. brac) sleeves (?): b.¤ a bracca (leg. brachio , n.8) .i. ōn lāim, O'Mulc. 177 (leg. brachtrad (` drawers ?'), Index). Cf. brachtrad a braca, 127 . See Meyer Contribb. 243.


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x see bráth.


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n some kind of physical defect; poor eyesight (?): ma na leasanma aili na feastar .i. brachairecht ┐ cortacht ┐ brenanalche CIH iii 1100.7 . Cf. brocairecht CIH iii 1100 n. h . See also brachṡúile.


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adj being squint-eyed (?): ma na lesanmanna .ii. na ferfadar(?) .i. brachsuile ┐ cortighi ┐ brenanálaigi `in the case of the other nicknames which are not … i.e. being squint-eyed (?) and swarthiness and having bad breath´ CIH iv 1229.39 , EIS 21 . See also brachairecht.