1 branar

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n (1 bran) : b.¤ ag déanamh béile air ablach ` ravens ', E. O'Rahilly (1900) 270.11 .

2 branar

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n (cf. We. bra(e)nar; see Stokes, KZ xli 382 ) b.¤ m. g s. -air, IGT Decl. § 11 (54.13) fallow land ; act of tilling, preparing (land for new crop) : gan do bhuain, nó do bh.¤ ar a uídh neither reaping nor preparing for tillage, FM v 1782.24 . fearann branair `fallow (sic leg.) empty ground', Eg. Gl. 336. gan ghort ní dual deaghbh. `every good lea must be ploughed', Aithd. D. 65.29 . treabh go tarbhach b.¤ samhraidh na subháil- ceadh ` fallow-field ' (Vocab.), TSh. 6938. i n-am branair is móna `in time of fallow', E. O'Rahilly 184.18. Fig. téid naonbhar ban dá bh.¤, / d'aindeithbhir lé apghaghadh (of the bringing up of Hercules), TD 13.38 . ag óigh do bhaoi ga bh.¤ , DDána 48.23 . do bhí a bheatha da bh.¤ `twas his life prepared the soil', Arch. Hib. i 96 § xi . b.¤ álaidh troighigh thinn `lea' (of Christ and His wounds), Aithd. D. 66.29 . Note also (fig.) : is mo dhearca dá bh.¤ do-ghnídh dearg an tuar sin (of tears ?) Keat. Poems 1428.

branchus

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n (Lat. (Gk.) loan-word) : raucedines et grauedines . . . .i. . . . b.¤ no corysa is na seandáoinibh hoarseness , 23 K 42 , 22.17 . tusses, fauces . . . .i. cosachtach, ┐ b.¤ coughing and sore throats (caused by north wind), 28.z.

1 branda

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adj [io, iā] (1 bran) : brandæ .i. fiachda ar duibe ┐ scothim raven-like for blackness and tearing apart, Corm. 6 s.v. bran. B. na f.: gur brana brū na heala (.i. dath fiaich for eala), ZCP xii 361.2 .

2 branda

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n (Engl. loanword) : b.¤ ` brandy ', E. O'Rahilly 112.18.

brandaigecht

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n [ā, f.](cf. brandub, branán) (playing) a board- game: dobered [Lóeg] leth brandaigechta ┐ fi[d]chillachta fora thigerna `he used to win every other game of `brandub' . . . from his master' (Faraday), TBC² 2327 = ZCP x 279.2 . incoiscithur do . . . brannuighecht ┐ diubrugudh ┐ fichillucht (accomplishments taught to an aire's son during fosterage), Laws ii 154.6 Comm. fithceallucht ┐ brannuidecht, 156.28 Comm.

brandub

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Forms: brandubh, brannamh

n o (appar. 1 bran + dub) brandubh (brandamh, brannamh, v.ll.) m., IGT Decl. § 11 (54.13) . Name of a board-game (associated with fidchell and búanfach), see Zimmer, KZ xxx 79 , TD ii 198 - 199 , MacWhite, Éigse v 29f . (`clearly modern chess' in TSh. 852 ff ., ibid.), see branán. b.¤ .i. bro ḟind ann ┐ bro dub nó b.¤ .i. a dub fora broin (ed. broin[n]), Lec. Gl. 204. luis .i. lam, ut est luis fir fora mbrandubh decraiter, O'Dav. 1158. búaid fidchilli ┐ branduib `the gift of playing b.' (among Cú Ch. 's gifts), Táin 550 . ic imbirt b.¤ ┐ ḟidchell, 745 . imbert b.¤ ┐ búanbaig ┐ fithchille `back- gammon and draughts and chess', RC xiii 442 § 17. ór corcra ar chlár a mbrannaimh, DDána 100.17 . Fig. bearta brannaimh na beatha agá n-imirt leó, TSh. 859. Of the board, the pieces: b.¤ ┐ fi[d]chell `chessmen and chessboards' ( Corm. Tr. 129 ), Thr. Ir. Gl. 34 s.v. orc tréith. etir . . . fidhcill ┐ brandam `draughtboards, and draughtmen' (a king's treasures), RC xviii 182.8 (Tig.). ata mo b.¤ . . . / cuiciur airgit gil can glór / ┐ ochtur do dergór, Acall. 3949. coic ḟidchella ┐ u. branduib, LL 7277. la fichit b.¤ brecboirdnech, 7284 . go n-a brannuibh déad, Ériu i 95.4 . bhar mbrannaimh / . . . do chéadarraibh, DDána 74.48 ` draughtsmen ', Ir. Monthly 1919, 342 § 48 . See F 256.32. Fig. imirt ar ghuin ghall- bhrannuibh `playing for a check at foreign chessmen', Misc. Celt. Soc. 150.14 .

1 brann

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x see prand.

2 brann

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n (Stokes compares bronn g s. of brú, Met. Gl. 50 ) woman : `b.' ben, Met. Gl. 32 § 8 , brand .i. bean, Lec. Gl. M 309. braind (.i. mna), Auraic. 5425. Tadhg ┐ cáidh-Conn / nach scarfadh re saigh na mbrand `from running after the women', O'Gr. Cat. 129.10.

3 brann

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n (OE loanword) (fire)brand : brand .i. aithinde, Corm. Y 105. b.¤ .i. athainne teineadh, O'Cl.

? 4 brann

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x b.¤ (glossed sætech), Auraic. 5937. Cf. 3 brann.