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.

? brechtnaide

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ind (cf. brechtnaigid): taigéraidh / bretheam brecht- naidhe, / brethem an brēclaithi, ZCP viii 210 § 54 = taiceraid firindi / beraid breath brechtnaigthi / breitheam, etc., Lec. 171 rb 32 .

brechtnaigid

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Forms: mrechtnigidir, brechtnugud

v mid. Ir. form of O. Ir. mrechtnigidir: breith- emhain brechtnaighat (brechtnaiget, v.l.) breth einich ollaman (rhet.) let judges dispute (?) the loss of honour (reading breith) of an ollam, Anecd. ii 73.16 .

Vn. brechtnugud.

brechtnaigthe

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part. of brechtnaigid: do sciathaiph breacht- naighte cacha datha ` variegated ', CCath. 4950. nat[h]racha co ndathaib brechtnaigib . . . araile derga snakes of various hues, Alex. 708. biada brechtnaigt[h]i varied foods, 1007 . a chathbarr . . . ilbrechtnaigthi `much-variegated', TTebe 588 . edaigi gacha datha etir gorm ┐ corcra . . . ┐ brechtnaighi, Aen. 1915. an lucht robad brechtnaigthi . . . itir olc ┐ maith mixed , Aisl. Tund. 111.7 . Legal: in comorbu na dearb ro- festur —ni fuille forru dall na doirche na brechtnaigthe na inderb disputed (Thurn.), ZCP xiv 366 § 26. brithemh . . . / bethrach bunata / briatrach brechtnaighti, IT iii 56 § 104. beraid breath brechtnaigthi / breitheam in breclaithi, diversified (?), Lec. 171rb32 .

brechtnugud

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vn. of brechtnaigid: ilb. rétland roglan i n-aidche roṡolais `the shimmering of shining stars', Táin 4219 . See brechtugud.

? brechtra

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x perh. for 1 brechtrad, bricht in: ni comadhuis a cumusg nach a mbreachtra fri macuibh, etc., O'C. 1586 ( 23 Q 6, 1a ) = a mbrechtradh, 2480 ( Eg. 88, 39aa ). ni toing luidhe fo brechtruib gach fer sacarbuic, cid itir tuaith beith, O'Don. 2190 (Nero A vii, 132) = fo brechta, O'C. 2600 ( Eg. 88, 51aa ).

1 brechtrad

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n mid. Ir. form of mrechtrad. Cf. mbrectrad, ZCP iv 35.2 . variety, diversity; variegation, adornment: iarna b. di gurm ┐ chorcra, LU 2039 ( FA 11 ). b.¤ rind `variation of stars', Ériu ii 104 § 15. b.¤ a cloidib, BDD² 846 ` shimmer- ing ', Gloss. atat tra brechtradu (brectrad, v.l.) ┐ coemchlódu immda linde variety, Alex. 900. cet rond findbruine oc a breachtradh (of a helmet), Anecd. ii 3.z ( Airne F. 102 ). co n-etaigib sainemla co mb.¤ oir, Grail 2269 .

Fig. b.¤ tomten `variety of opinion', RC xxv 242 § 16. b.¤ na mberla, PH 5570. fá bhreachtradh mbréige na beatha so, TSh. 5950. na saorclanna ┐ na daorclanna ni commadhais a cumusg nach a mbrechtradh fri macaib na meirdrech should not be allowed to intermingle with, O'C. 2480 ( Eg. 88, 39aa ).