brécairecht

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n [ā, f.] (brécaire) falsehood, cunning, deceit: imbrec- airecht gl. astutiá, Wb. 15b10 . nīsfōirfe an brēgairecht false- hood will not aid them (sc. liars), ZCP viii 209.33 . dorrom- naibter clerchechta .i. brécairecht, LL 24776 ( RC xxvi 40 § 211 ). brecairecht (.i. tuisle) ┐ deismerecht air: cleirech ag bregairecht blaith / doirtfider a ngnimrad graid by smooth corruption (?), 41 n. 2 . ni denad sainchrabud ar brecair- echt `from hypocrisy', ACC 97 Comm. ? sionnaigh beca ag bregairecht (: legairecht ?) / chugum ┐ úaim, Buile S. 76.1 (see note and Murphy Lyrics 46.44 ).

brécán

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n m. (bréc) plaything, toy: bréagáin bheaga shoghluaiste an tsaoghail se the trifling toys of this world, TSh. 7082. múirnín mic . . . dá dtugadh an bráthair breugáin go minic, Eochairsg. 62.27 . dóigh is bréagán bantrachta `the darling of women-folk', Ó Bruad. iii 54.4 .

brécánta

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adj (brécán): béarla breaganta beoiltirim ` simpering English tongue', Ó Bruad. iii 88.z .

1 brecc

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adj o, ā speckled, spotted; variegated; patterned, ornamented: aladh .i. breac, O'Cl. cuirither iasg ṁb. mbedg (MS), Ériu xxii 42 § 9 and 48 n. 4h . ernail dhatha . . . etir brec ┐ dond ┐ alad ┐ rúad, TTr.² 881. tri datha na hec[se] . . . b.¤ ┐ fochanar, Auraic. 5249 speckled (raiment), see Thurn. ZCP xvii 291.16 . i fil ilmíli mbrec mban of women (in) variegated (dress), Im. Brain 19. cochléne breccai plaid (?) capes, BDD² 1204. cet d'étach gach dadha bricc, IT i 125.15 ( TE Eg. 10 ). bróca brecca bernacha, Todd Lect. vi 60 § 80. écne b.¤ , Im. Brain 54. ní sladar iasc mbrec for ganim deirg (rhet.), LU 8651. nathir bémnech b.¤ `speckled snake', Thes. ii 327.18 (Hy.v). graig ngabor nglas, brec a mong, LU 3692 ( SC 33.19 ). daim breca brindled (?) oxen, Trip. 176.15 . na heich breca dappled , Celtica ii 42.32 . a chuilim bhric tig ón Spáin `pied dove', KMMisc. 50.2 . ro brecad do semannaib findruine conid brec (sc. a shield named Briccriu), BDD² 976. ba b.¤ do imdornchoraib na claideb n-orduirn `speckled with the hilts of the gold-hilted swords', Ériu iv 26.26 . go frith- athartaib óir bricc friu anechtair with rack-clasps (?) of patterned (?) gold (of scabbards), LL 11193 (TBC). bruiden brec bélfhairsiuṅg, MU² 203. d'aebind bricc of speckled ebony, Alex. 593. mo lebrán brec `with chequered page', SG 56.32 . na Banba bricce `of many-coloured B.', Arch. Hib. ii 82 § 1. ós Bōin[d] bricc ` sparkling ', 92 § 3 . sduadh bhreac dhealbhach um an ndún, DDána 119.17 . san gcrann mbrioc (: riot) on the stained (?) Cross, Aithd. D. 86.11 (cf. A. Ó Dálaigh xxvi 4 ). gur bhó breac ó corpaibh daoíne an tulach, FM v 1784.23 . cardo benedicta .i. an fuafannan breac `speckled thistle' (Gloss.), Arch. i 326.36 . See G 37.36 .

As subst. fex olei .i. aní imbi brec specks (?), O'Mulc. 42. adberar an Bhrec fría, ó comhmbrecadh taisedh na naomh ┐ na naomh-ogh a n-áoinfeacht . . . innte (a reliquary), BNnÉ 266 § 232 . ? rop ecem secc da selbaib / in b.¤ asin b.¤ Temraig, LL 376a46 . brec mor `great dotting' (a form of Ogham alphabet), Auraic. 6010. rand[aigecht] bec mor andso ocna filedhaibh . . . carrdechnaid vero acna druthaibh . . . ┐ is edh on a b.¤ that is its diversified form (?), IT iii 86 § 86. Cf. § 85.

As epithet in n. pr.: féil Chóemáin Bricc, Fél. Sept. 14. ? innisios fer brec nach beo, SG 362.7 . Appar. n. pr. m.: co B., Táin 4074 .

Compds. With nouns. Símón B. . . . brecc-ainech robhoí ` freckle-faced ', Cóir Anm. 85. breccbardne (name of a metre), IT iii 43 § 54 , Murphy Metrics 64 § 59 (see p. 84). brig bladmar, bruthmar, breccbárc, SR 2642. in Bhreac-bhárc .i. lung Fhinn mheic Cumhaill, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. xvi 1046 . breac-bhriathra . . . / glac íad `verses ?' (to a patroness), O'R. Poems 3339 and Gloss. bairghean, breac-cháca (breach cháca, MS.) beg éattrom `a loaf or little light Ceak', Eg. Gl. 8. Cf. bairghean breac ` barnbrack ' (`barm-'), Dinneen . do butainte brecdatha .i. co ndathaibh éccsamhla, Leb. Gab. 30.13 . meic Blait breacduirn, Acall. 2355. dá breclamainn `speckled gauntlets', CCath. 4675. delg óir . . . / i n-óe cecha breclenni, LU 3709 ( SC 33.27 ). co rainig . . . in breacmacraid (brecmac rig, v.l.) thiri Armenia the motley youth, RC xx 430.3 . breic-mhias an mheasraidh, TSh. 905. ós breac-mhoigh Éireann, Content. xxx 21. .x. mbrait mbreccphupaill .i. pupaill cacha datha, Ériu ii 4.17 . breacṡolas `the morning or evening twilight ', P. O'C. robrāth na breictheinedh blazing fire, ZCP viii 211.28 . fleadh bhreacthruaille beann `ornamented sides of goblets', Magauran 421 .

With adjj. brecc-aladh piebald , RC xlvi 230.25 . meic borrthoraid brec-bāin, Aisl. MC 33.14 . os Banba brecbuic, MacCarthy 184.10 . panathir breccborr huge spotted panther, Rawl. 78a19 . di sciathaib . . .bána breccbudi ` yellow- spotted ', TTr. 1403. geabhuidh lamhuinn mbreacchuir mbláith, KMMisc. 170 § 12. lis ballach breicderg, Acall. 2738. Brec-derg (name of a drinking-horn), 157 . da sheir birrdha brecduba, RC xiii 5.10 . a barr bre[c]glas, Hail Brigit 20 . dá ech . . . brecglassa, LU 8591 ( FB 45 ). gusan mbrúgh mbraenach mbrecṡolus ` light-bespeckled ', Ériu iii 162 § 16. ra beind breccsholais búabaill, MU² 230.

With adjj. formed from nouns. mergeda . . . a . . . breac- amlacha `variegated (and) emblematic', Marco P. 61. medon fethech brecbaindech `spotted with pustules', RC xxiv 196 § 11. la fichit brandub brecboirdnech, LL 7285. brat breicbreidech, RC xxi 398 § 33. da n-ocht ṁbliadan brecbuidnech varied and crowded years, LL 14958. o earradhaibh breac-dathacha a banntrachta, ML 38.22 . amail buinne . . . mbreachlasrach with motley flashes, CF 774. brat breclígda immi `of varied hues' (Gloss.), BDD² 1165. gus an mbuinde . . . mbrec- linnteach mBuada, MR 104.8 (2 brecc ?). sluagh . . . breac- meirgeach with many-coloured standards, MR 214.y . bloisc- bem brecthentech, Lec. 171 ra 26 (brēicthinntech, ZCP viii § 38).

? cumasc slaite breaclíte ┐ lethrannaigechta moire, BB 291a34 = cumasc slaiti brecht, etc., IT iii 84 § 71.

In nn. loc. in compds. see Hog. Onom.

2 brecc

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Forms: breac

o, m. subst. use of 1 brecc, lit. speckled one, a small fish, usu. translated trout (cf. Hib. Lat. bricius `a fish, a kind of trout' c. 1200, Med. Lat. Word-list from British and Irish Sources, J. H. Baxter and C. Johnson). breac `a trout . . . spot-fish, so called, because it is spotted', P. O'C. ? he b.¤ baoi i mBóinn (Colum Cille), TFrag. 10.7 , see E 6. 24-5 bratā[i]n pric (: tric) `trout', K. and H. 18. do bhric ód bruachaib amach, SG 96.15 . Bledh iat ┐ Blodh ina mbreac- oib Boinne, Dinds. 66. breac ar sruth, Oss. iv 42.8 . iasccach ┐ bric ciordubha `coal-black trouts' (sic), FM i 510.2 . dearc- ain donna / ar breacaib srotha ac saigdeóracht, IGT Decl. ex. 266. gidh beac an breac bís fan lin, 525 . fuilngidh breac acras ar édtráigh, 1021 . brec marb `a dead trout', BCC 57. b.¤ dubáin, see dubán.

breccach

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adj o, ā (2 brecc) abounding in trout: na sruth mbreacach mbradánach, DDána 66.4 . 'gun Múaidh mbreacaigh ealaigh, KMMisc. 170 § 18.

breccad

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Forms: brecaid

n [u, m.] vn. of breccaid. act of speckling, chequering, causing to be flecked: bocad ┐ brecadh ┐ fige `mixing' (of wool), Laws i 152.5 Comm. , ` colouring ', Mann. and Cust. iii 115.24 and n. 83 ( Harl. 432, 10a ). brecaid (read breccad) ētaig 'na ré plaid dress (?) in his reign (of Fland Sindae), ZCP xii 235 § 52 . oiread an phaspuirt re breacadh ní fhuarasa `by my writing', Ó Bruad. iii 178.20 . ic breacad . . . anair do`n la lán-soluis ` streaking ', MR 112.5 nach fán breacadh do rinnis gach drochghníomh dá ndernuis at day-break (?), RC xxiii 8.11 . ag so an breacadh san bhagar / bhar bhfeacadh má fuaradar the brighter side of the threat (?), DDána 95.5 . oc fortbiu na curad, oc b.¤ na mbuiden shattering (?), TTr. 2216. breacad . . . `picking a quern', P. O'C. do-gheibhedh th'athair grán glan / ar chlachaibh brán do bhreacadh, IGT Decl. ex. 1307. Cf. breccaire. Metr. of multiplication of rhyme , see Murphy Metrics 23 ff. , 30 . Later of permitted rhyming of a word with itself, etc. , see the very full treat- ment by Mág Craith, Stud. Celt. ii 181 ff . In names of metres: in cedbrecad ar sedradh so . . . brecadh tanaise so, IT iii 88 § 104 - § 105 . brecad casbairdne, 89 § 110 .

breccaid

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Forms: breccad

v (brecc) speckles, makes chequered; variegates: buide / breactoir ile, IT iii 25 § 9 (batar ili, breccatar nili, v.ll). o ro breca bróenán cró / léni nde[n]dguirm nDíarmató `has bespattered', ZCP iii 214.11 . breccfus ár im Cnāmchailli, xii 237 § 58. loa snectai breccait a mmag snow-flakes that shower the ground, LL 14122. a Bruig, breccas graig `studded with horses', Met. Dinds. ii 12.2 . D. ureacas graidh, Anecd. ii 69.12 . otha Banna brecthait géill `which hostages adorn', RC xx 52.29 . hūi B. brecctais rinne who spattered spear-points (with blood), ZCP viii 119 § 35. for mag mB. breccda bairdd that bards adorn, IT iii 17 § 42. rotbrecai (dogabais, rogabais, v.ll) cach n-ingnad n-án `hath adorned thee', Met. Dinds. ii 10.5 . muir Torrían amal ro breccad do loṅgaib ┐ lestraib, LL 31958 ( TTr. 1144 ). scíath cróderg ro brecad do ṡeman- daib that was studded with, BDD² 967. breacaid na bearta le dathaibh gan díth scéimhe `they paint their deeds', Ó Bruad. iii 18.9 .

Vn. breccad.

breccaire

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Forms: breacaire

n (cf. breccad) instrument used to roughen the grinding faces of mill-stones (see Studies on Early Ireland 17 ): breacaire `an instrument used for puncturing mill-stones ', Celtica i 305.19 . ` quern-picker ', P. Ó C.

breccán

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n (1 brecc) speckled thing, striped or chequered stuff, plaid: ni breccan raenach riabach `no tartan, striped nor checkered' (of a shield), Met. Dinds. iv 332.19 . (used as bed-clothes) do brothrachaib ┐ brecánaib, LU 8070 ( FB 4 ). do breth colctach fo a toeb ┐ brothrach tairrsi ┐ breccan tar sodain annuas `a striped plaid', IT ii1 179.19 . pell no brothrach no breccan, CCath. 2909. tocaib let mo brecansa / . . . it lepaid `my plaid', Fen. 198.11 . imurcruidh breacain ┐ cercaille, O'Don. 643 (H. 3.17, 478). brecána ┐ cuilce, Laws iv 380.26 Comm. 2 breacan. ┐ geimhen, H. 3.18, 512.11 ( O'C. 1265. ) As n. pr. m. freckled person (?): Brecān Cluana Caīn, Corp. Gen. 89.8 . In fanciful name: Brecan mac Bangresa `Blanket, son of Woman's Work ' ( Mann. and Cust. ii 133 ), Anecd. ii 55 § 17. In name of whirlpool, see Coire Brecain, Hog. Onom. and C 316.33 .

breccánach

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n (breccán): a druith na halla / . . . / a brecanaigh diuít, IT iii 98 § 162 ; `you foolish, freckled fellow´ EIS 155 § 53 .