braim

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1 braine

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Forms: broine, bruinde

n m. Also broine. Somet. appar. confused with bruinne. projection, projecting, protruding or prominent part, etc.; front: álaind do brúach, do b.¤ top (?) (of a dún), Met. Dinds. iii 96.5 . Alba uile / ótha a broine go a bile centre (?), Measgra D. 46.2 . co mbrainib ┐ bilib di or bosses (?) (of shields), BB 444a45 . Caire, ba ben Ch. . . . / co mb.¤ barráin bith-rúaid with red-haired forehead (?), Met. Dinds. iii 278.10 . dá dán oc Móen . . . gním berrtha ós b.¤ (bruindi, v.l.) belaig etc., 334.11 . tacmoing in mong . . . dóib co b.¤ a n-imdae their hair reaches to their shoulderblades (?), LU 7251 (BDD). os b.¤ na mbethga, LL 1293 (= Leb. Gab. 176.3 ). frithchuman umaidi ina brutt úasa braini a copper clasp . . . in front (?), MU² 691. B. . . . a hingen aile / nár inled i mbraini braith `who did not prepare open treachery' ( RC lxvii 319.2 ), LL 16568. Of a boat: a prora .i. on broine, on chuirr thussig na luinge gl. proretas, Gild. Lor. 49. foa braini (bruine, bruinne, v.ll.) do beccnóe `under the prow', Im. Brain 42. in cur . . . i mb.¤ na báirci, BDD² 514. a brainib na mbárc `bows', TTr.² 902. re bruinnedhaibh (fri brainib, v.l.) long na M., CCath. 1983. broinde a luinge, Aen. 1004 , bruinde, 1831 . By meton. vessel (?): ro hir dam . . . .x. mb.¤ (.i. longa), Ériu ii 3.11 .

Frontal position; vanguard, hence band, company: bruine .i. buidhen, ut est: tuaruscbail in cedna bruine dibh, Ériu xiii 66 § 58 (Táin 4291). b.¤ no broine .i. tús b.¤ na luinge ┐ broine na buidhne, etc., O'Cl. b.¤ inna mban, Im. Brain 62. C. na mberg co mb.¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 122.19 . in oenecht baidmis b. / is nochraidmis cech cuire `the front ranks', 334.27 . ? dia ngabat mo chomraimse / for cloich nad gluaster b.¤ , LL 6151.

Edge, projecting tip (of drinking-vessel, etc.): b.¤ blede, IT iii 105 § 207. macaoimh fa bhrainibh buabhall, DDána 85.43 `youths by the edge of the ale-vats', Ir. Monthly 1919, 106.43 .

? Attrib. g s.: for bruig Banba b.¤ (: saine; bruine, v.l.) (= for bruig b.¤ Banba, ed.) on the coastline of Ireland (Meyer), Bruchst. i 61 § 137 ( IT iii 39 § 34 ). aél co mbennaib b.¤ with protruding prongs (?), LL 38335. ? fomnis fomnis / in fer mb.¤ (rhet.), LU 10885 = TE² iii § 12 . ? dar broinfeirtsib (sic leg.) broine / docheṅgait int sligi (of a chariot and rider), TBC² 2525 = dar B., Táin 2864 .

2 braine

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x see bran.

1 brainech

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Forms: broinech

adj o, ā (1 braine). Also broinech.

(a) fronted; bossed; peaked; rimmed (?): connacatar ní, in less ṁbilech mbroinech `with a frontage of ancient trees', Im. Brain 56.17 . cét scíath ṁbilech ṁb.¤ bossed (?), LL 7288. go hAlbain mbroinigh, Measgra D. 46.48 . Note: cath crótdae, cresachtocch, broineuch, fuilech, RC xii 98 § 132 , Ériu v 238.11 . See bráenach.

(b) having a prow; belonging to the front, leading, foremost: don nói broinig (broindig, v.l.) `prowed', Im. Brain 34. a baic b.¤ `beaked', Met. Dinds. ii 12.17 . na mbúar mb.¤ `of the chiefest herds', iv 74.14 . boc[c] b.¤ , Aisl. MC 79.24 . Note also: b.¤ .i. iomadach belonging to a band or company (?), O'Cl.

As subst. ba b.¤ so-chenēl noble leader (?) (`edles Geschlecht'), ZCP xi 62.3 . bruinecha nó na stiurasmaind gl. navis Christi proretas, Gild. Lor. 49. fial an bhroineach réidh ríobhan queen, DDána 99.16 .

2 brainech

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n ā, f. (1 braine) prow(s); front(s): co n-accatar brainig in milí long do dirgud cucco, BB 428b12 . druim na slogh na mbroinigh barrchaim `like a curving ship-prow', Magauran 11 . in b.¤ bodba ┐ an t-innell aigh `vanguard', CCath. 5772.

Appar. band, company, host in: bruinech (broinech, bruinde eich, v.ll.) for Bethra issin lúan iar mBealtaine, PRIA liv (1951) 8 § 1.4 (cf. BR 10.9 ). 'na mbroinigh (ina bhroin, v.l.) neimhnig `a venomous . . . host', Ériu iv 222 § 37. bidh righ ar bhroinigh Banbha é, ITS v 54.21 . Note also: adcíat in daigid nduilig / 'na brainig (bruinig, v.l.) don beó-bruidin `fringing the blazing Hall', Met. Dinds. iv 236.28 . ? le bruinigh (: muighibh), BB 37a38 ( ITS xli 268 § 40 ).

brainechda

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adj io, iā (brainech) only in phr. bith b.¤ : an b.¤ (: airec[h]da) borb, ZCP x 54.10 . (of days before Doomsday) bid oenbreo b.¤ , SR 8093. bid bronach bid b.¤ , 8185 .

braininta

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n b.¤ (brainionta, MS.) .i. banchainte, Goid. 78 § 206 (Dúil Laithne).

? brainne

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n doleim ech B. isin mbrainde mborbruadh `into that fierce water (?),' ZCP vi 288.7 (see note p. 311).

braisce

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x see braisech.

braise

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n , f. (bras)

(a) daring, boldness (in favourable and unfavourable sense); quickness; nimbleness: co ṁbraissi, Fél.² June 19 .i. co slatra no co solam, xcvii 19 = bras[e] .i. slatratu nó calma . . . fia sluaighedh co mbraisi `with bold- ness', O'Dav. 263. b.¤ gl. lasciuia, Ir. Gl. 36. cen bráth mb.¤ `no sudden destruction', Met. Dinds. iii 452.15 . déine buirbe is b.¤ violence, cruelty and intemperate haste (?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 55.39 . ann adbeba co mb.¤ then she died suddenly, Metr. Dinds. iii 58.3 . (rhet.) gai bolcai ┐ bai brasi (feats of Cú Chulaind), LU 8443 ( FB 30 ). ? noco mor a ghere / noc dene for b.¤ , IT iii 90 § 120.

(b) vaunting, boasting, boastfulness: níbu ádas far mbraisse (mbresi, TBC² 824 ) it wasn't in accordance with your boasting, LU 5301. ni di braisse ni di baithe / bec tasse na Tuathe, LL 1305 = Leb. Gab. 176.15 . gan bhréic mbraissi, SG 21.37 . adeirim rib cen brassi, LB 96 marg. inf. As quasi-vn. robui ac braisi ┐ ac bocasaich uasa cind (i.e. over a prostrate opponent), TTebe 2569 . See bél compds.

braisech

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n ā, f. = praisech: bethech no b.¤ genus holeris . . . similiter malua , Sg. 49b20 . b.¤ nó arán fonither `kale that is cooked', Mon. Tall. 132.20 . b.¤ ar bethi, ┐rl. `kale, for b.¤ (letter b), etc., Auraic. 5809. mac . . . meic bairr braisce bíthe tender kale, Aisl. MC 35.4 . loch do b.¤ belaiche `pottage fat', 37.30 . braissech nentai ` pottage of nettles ', Fél.² c 15. asin crand di a suati in mbraisig, Lism. L. p. 302.29 . dagbiad .i. scaiblin nó b.¤ gl. grus, etc., O'Mulc. 685.