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.

brechrugad

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x see brecht compds.

brecht

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Forms: mrecht

adj mid. Ir. form of mrecht. Not always dist. from bricht (partic. in metrical applications) variegated, varied; various: rosc ṁb. n-urard ina chind `an eye of many colours' ( Táin 4438 ), LL 11931. tr[ēiged] bith b.¤ is a bruc the varied world, ZCP vi 269 § 3. co bráth b.¤ , PRIA xix 536 § 21. is b.¤ trā fo-gabar in genelach-sa ōthā so sīs this pedigree is found inconsistent (in varying form ?), Corp. Gen. 198.22 . is b.¤ . . . aisnédit . . . genelach in rig-sa . . . .i. Hiruath `varied', PH 6944. is brect immorro ┐ is ecsamail innisit na heolaig ` diversely ', Lism. L. 4654. dona slataibh breactaibh. Slat b. bec (in names of metres, see Murphy Metrics, p. 28 ), IT iii 92 § 132. ? brechta (: Erca) brígail, Arch. Hib. ii 70 § 10 . Note also: aicme muine .i. mbracht, gorm, nglas, srorca (sic), ruadh (Group M in Dathogam), Auraic. 5700.

As subst. (cf. 1 bricht): Ri ro delb datha na ṅgaeth / . . . / co mbrechtaib cach illdatha with variegations, SR 56. is aciside doronta ilbrechta i n-etaigib Herend varying colours, LL 2036. airdibdad . . . .i. for sailig ┐ for ferna . . . .i. a mbricht ass di raith `their (sc. the letters s and f) being deleted altogether' (?), Auraic. 1282 , 4339 . Fig. confusion, doubt: b.¤ la certa cía rét it is the wonder of smiths (of a precious gaming-board), Fianaig. 14.19 . Legal uncertainty, dubious case (?) (see ZCP xiv 367 ): is bricht (.i. cunntabairt) don bhreó (.i. don breth- emh) beris bráth (.i. breth), Ériu xiii 81 § 287. is b.¤ (.i. is cunntabairt) ce roithne, mac muine `is doubtful even though acknowledged' (sc. the son of a harlot), Laws v 452.16 , 454.1 Comm. fo aothaibh, no fo inderbhh no brechta, O'Don. 681 (H. 3.17, 499). ni toing luighi fo brechta go fer sagarbuic cidh itir tuaith beid, O'C. 2600 ( Eg. 88, 51a ), see brechtra. ni b.¤ na cunntabairt, Laws i 218.19 Comm. Cf. breacht .i. mind, Lec. Gl. 96 , M 63 ` diadem?' (Index), so also Stowe Gl. (perh. oath in special sense, or to be referred to 1 bricht ?).

Compds. With adjj. in dvandva compds.: pláigh bhreacht- lonn shattering (?) and fierce, Gleanings 15 § 8 . oc Banna brectrúaid, LL 6500 (= breccrūaid, RC xxxvi 263 § 23 ). With adj. derived from noun. do Theamhraigh . . . bhreachttolchaigh (: eachtronnchaibh) `many-mounded T.', Aithd. D. 35.4 . With noun brech[t]rugad, Prolegomena 44 § 10 , see R 111.50.

brechtach

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adj o, ā (brecht) speckled, variegated. In name of metre: dian brecta (b.¤ , v.l.), IT iii 71 § 26 (dian brechta(ch) chenn- trom, Index p. 173).

brechtad

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vn. formation from brecht. act of variegating, chequering, breaking uniformity of: amair dochuaid dono b.¤ De for duilib how God gave diversity to the elements (?), YBL 84b9 . Transfd.: nosgib fona Troianaib coa mbrectad ┐ cerbad smashing them, BB 439b15 . do brud ┐ do bith b.¤ in domain `finally shiver the . . . world', Cog. 180.3 .