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.

bréifne

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n = bréife: bretnas argit co mbrephnib óir inna brut with loops (clasps ?) of gold, LU 1809 (ICM).

As n. loc. f. of a district approx. corr. to mod. Cos. Cavan and Leitrim: a Breithfne, Ériu iv 146 § 24. B. (: ḟéithle), TD 14.20 . B. (: dtéighfe), Aithd. D. 30.8 . in dā Bhréithni, O'R. Poems 527 `Cos. Cavan and Leitrim', p. 302 . tú buachail na B.-si, 129 . an Bhreifne do thabhairt . . . go loisgfeadh an Bh., Carney, Gen. History of the O'Reillys 39.16 , 28 . See Hog. Onom. s. Brebne , Breibne , Breifne and TD 16.13 n.

bréifnech

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Forms: bréfnecha

adj o, ā (bréifne) having rings, ringed, perforated: teóra lorga brebnecha (.i. tolla) inna lámaib, LU 7794 = bréfnecha, BDD² 1339. corbo brefnech a chend sic (expl. of name Tollcend), LL 22101. As subst.: in Breifnech Patraic (a book-satchel), Trip.² 814.

See bréifech.

Bréifnech

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Forms: Bréifneach, Bréith- neach, Bréithnech, Bréifnech

adj o, ā (bréifne) belonging to Bréifne: mic Aodh breifhnid, L. Chl. Suibhne 36. As subst. Bréifneach, Bréith- neach m. and f., IGT Decl. § 12 , Bréithnech, Bréifnech f., § 18 . do Bhreifneachaib `the men of Breifne', BNnÉ 248 § 201 . breith bó na mBréifneach, Aithd. D. 21.37 . ag Bréithneach- aibh, O'R. Poems 456.

bréinche

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n (brén) decay, rottenness: o bréinciu gl. a carie, Thes. ii 24.31 (BCr.). is brénce brén is crand crín / . . . cách na déni toil in Rig, LL 36781. cid fodera . . . / soillsi 'sin crund is brenche, glossed: . . . saltair for crann crín, ut est tene ṡinnaig i.e. phosphorescence on decayed wood, Hib. Min. 80 n. 3 . ? ethait in ḟínemain na brénci na crand crín, Alex. 971.

bréinc(h)ech

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adj o, ā (bréinche) rotten, withered: do chorp uili mar chep mbreincech, ITS xxix 121.10 .

bréine

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n [, f.] (brén) putrefaction, rottenness, stench: fo bréni na ndracon, LB 230b13 . a vreiniv (leg. bhréne, ed.) ┐ a mosur (= fetor), Aisl. Tund. 97 iv 1 . bréne na mbeochorp letarti cen biad cen leges, bréne na marb cen ádnocul, LB 155a1 . sionnach ar bh.¤ `a fox for . . . stench', Tribes of Irel. 52.12 . nach ttiocfaid a ccairde 'na ngoiri tré bhréne a mboltanuis, Parrth. Anma 6005.