? 2 bregda

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n (cf. breccda): ma ta mac ann, noco beirend in ingen [ní do] dibadh a mathar no athar, acht lann, ┐ rann, ┐ bregda `the tartan cloth ', Laws iii 404.2 Comm. = lanna ┐ ranna ┐ bregdha . . . .i. in bricin, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 168 § 23 = breghdha . . . .i. in bricín, O'Don. 1996 ( Eg. 90, 14d ) = O'C. 1629 ( 23 Q 6, 8b ). See Ir. Recht 30 , Stud. in E. Ir. Law 171 n.3 .

bregdacht

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Forms: breaghdhacht

n (1 bregda) breaghdhacht f., IGT Decl. § 26. quality of being like Brega or Bregian; fineness, fairness, beauty: a mBrian na breadhachta `the Breagha-nature', Magauran 3763 . i mbreaghdhacht na síothchána (= in pulchritudine pacis, Is. xxxii 18 ), TSh. 10906.

breghanradh

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vn : la banntracht ag breghanradh (: ceileabhradh) `simpering (?)´ Ériu xxi 109 § 3 .

breglas

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x see 1 brecc compds.

bregrad

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n (Brega ?): tre b.¤ (sic leg.) mbúan (buair, v.l.) with unfailing excellence (?), Met. Dinds. ii 20.6 .

breib

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Forms: brib(b), Gégáin

adj (Lat. brevis). See Thurn. Gramm. § 916. Also brib(b). short: loing in participio b.¤ in nomine (ambītus and ambitus), Sg. 187b3 . is heim anim do brib . . . bribb . . . .i. cumbair, O'Mulc. 154. ar a cindguccan (.i. long brab iffin) / a ceund- gagain (.i. a Chind Geuccan), Auraic. 3465 = longa brab ifin, breib, v.l., 710n. (ref. to distinction between long vowel -é- of Gégáin and short -u- of cindguccan = cinnchucán). See C 195.13.

Compd. ? briblu (plant-name), ZCP i 19 § 13 (`seems a compound of *brib . . . and lu for lub,' Stokes).

breicce

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x see bricce.

breiche

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adj .i. glas `viridis', Goid. 77 § 162 (Dúil Laithne).

bréife

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n ring; hole; loop: dígabthach óndí as ánus cuáirt .i. brefe gl. annulus, Sg. 59b13 . brefe din for cind cacha slabraid . . . co rínd gaei cach [aen] fir tria brefe cach ṡlabraid ba nessa dó, Corm. 7 , Corm. Y 141. brefe .i. corran no bacan no drolam, ut est buinni fola bolg ┐ bréfí ┐ buinne faebrach .i. casbuin[n]e, O'Dav. 272. breife .i. ionga no poll, O'Cl. breiphi gl. (h)amulas (confused with Lat. armilla or anulus `ring´) ÉC xxii 218 . oc tabairt dó in gai . . . taraill brefe na slabraidi dar súil C., LU 4370. See bréifne.

bréifeán

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Forms: bréfean

n [o, m.] (bréife) small ring, hole: anulus bréfean , Sg. 59b13 .

bréifech

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Forms: brēfnech

adj o, ā (bréife): manaís bréfech o mimusc co hadairc ina láim, LU 5638 (TBC) ` a broad spear-head, with rings from point to haft (?)', Faraday = brēfnech, TBC² 1158. See bréifnech.