? 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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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 .

? brechtaig

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adj an cís sin Muman . . . / gu ria bunad b.¤ (: cheart- aig; bechtaig, v.l.), BR² 203.

brechtaige

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n (brechtach): conaccai in ainim fo brechtaidhi half dark, half bright (?), Ériu v 122.29 .

? brechtaigid

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see bechtaigid.

brechtán

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n o, m. (brecht)

(a) butter, fat, relish spread on bread: b.¤ uirimme `a roll of fresh butter', Hib. Min. 49.22 . brechtān aníss ┐ anúass dó `a roll of bread buttered below as well as on the top', BColm. 84.7 . meic brechtāin `son of curds', Aisl. MC 33.16 . a dí ersaind bocai brechtāin / a leibend do gruth `of custard', 67.22 . Brechtān fo Mil `Honeyed Butter-roll', 79.4 . teora bairgina . . . cona nannlunn brechtáin (sic leg.) of a spreading of butter, Laws iv 118.7 Comm. breachtan .i. cruithneacht, ┐ fos im úr, O'Cl.

(b) body-hair: b.¤ .i. finda an ḟéssa íchtaraich, Harl. 5280, 41a, cited Meyer Contribb. 252.

brechtar-

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adj (cf. brechtra, brechtrad) in compds.: brec[h]tar- breacad do bolg-semannaib finndruine ` variegated speckling ', CCath. 4723. ri brechtardathaib na scíath ṅdub. ṅgorm. úani. corcorgel varying colours, LL 32465 ( TTr. 1661 ). in brecht- ardeliugud . . . do ṡaine gloir ┐ gotha ┐ gnímha `medley of distinctions', CCath. 1615.

brecht(g)na

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adj (brecht + gné ?) many-hued: Síd Muine máerda mrechtgna (mbrechtgna, mbrechtda, mbrechtge, brechtgha, v.ll.), Met. Dinds. i 38.15 . ro cúmscaig i ndelbaib brechtnaib .i. i ṅdeilb gilla, i ndeilb senorach `into various shapes', PH 1740.