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.

brech

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adj .i. derg, Goid. 77 § 161 (Dúil Laithne). ? Cf. brecht.

bréch

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n (see Stokes, Met. Gl. Index, s.v. brech ), expld. as wolf: b.¤ .i. cú allaidh, O'Cl. erca brech (.i. mac tire) biathais dia bir, LL 6398. b.¤ in cu allaid . . . brech (: déch) ica marbad, LL 27751 - 27756 ( Dinds. 34 Brechmag).

Compd. a mBrechmuigh a Cera i n-iarthar Connacht (now Breaffy, Co. Mayo, Index), Fél. 136.16 . See Hog. Onom.

? brechaid

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ind bethrach bunata / . . . / b.¤ aiba ai, IT iii 56 § 104.