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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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 .

breccar

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n [o, n.] (brecc): b.¤ (: screpall; breccor, brecór, v.ll.) claime i cinn leprous spots on the head, Bruchst. i 30 § 66. brecor beo `lively dotting' (name of an ogam), Auraic. 6055.

breccda

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adj = brecc : a mbárca birda brecda, LL 32149 ( TTr. 1338 ). dian midṡeng cendtrom corranach aicclech brecda indso (a metre), IT iii 72 § 29.

brecce

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x bricce (?): ethad in ḟindmonai na in mb.¤ na crand crin, BB 499a32 = ethait in ḟínemain na brénci, etc., Alex. 971. See ZCP xxx 250.

breccrad

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n (brecc): fēr geal co mbreacradh scoth cenncorcra `with variety of purple-headed flowers', RC xiv 50 § 60.

breccradach

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adj (breccrad): ficill brandub brecrudach chequered , ZCP xiii 278 § 12.