breóán

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n [o, m.] purring (?) (breó ? or onomat. Celtica xxv 148 ): breoinne .i. ainm cait . . . .i. cat o andeth (? leg. andud) esidhe .i. breoan ina inde cronan ina inde (a cat ), O'Dav. 241.

breóda

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adj io, iā (breó) blazing, flaming: ic sgrutaín an bratha breodhai, Snedg. u. MacR. 12 § 55 . ān grīan grīssach / goires brēoda (beo, broga, v.ll.) Bresuail flaming B., Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 15.

Bre(o)gan

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Forms: Breoghain

n. pr. m. name of ancestor of Míl, builder of B.'s. Tower ( Keat. ii 611 f .). m. Bregaind (Breogain, BB) las ro chumtacht Brigantia ┐rl. (┐ Tor mBreagain, BB), Corp. Gen. 199.16 . Tuir (g s.) Breoghain, ML² 1529 and n. a slios Tuir . . . Bhreoghain (: n-ainbhtheanaigh), Studies 1920, 98 § 3 . in tí Bregond, Todd Nenn. 238.6 . tor ṁBregoin, 240.1 , see note o.

breo(in)ne

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Forms: breoinne

n (onomat.) a type of cat . Cf. meoinne. breoinne, O'Dav. 241 , see breóán. breone (leg. B. ?) .i. catt so, ┐ cronan ┐ comet aci, ┐ tri bai ind, O'Don. 2295 ( Rawl. 506, 28 rb ). Cf. meone .i. cat cuileadh so, ib.

breóite

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Forms: breoidte

part. of breóaid (cf. also 1 bruïd). Also breoidte. enfeebled, injured; feverish, sick; crushed, broken: robúi in leoghan breoiti, baccach, ZCP vi 61.16 . dronga ag tuitim 's a gcuisleanna breoidhte `with feverish pulse' (of festive companies), E. O'Rahilly 76.6. colan bh.¤ dhreoighte chríona sick, ZCP v 222.21 (Midn. Court). dobreoiti `indestructible' (of armour), vi 75. 26 .

breóitecht

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n [ā, f.] sickness: Cnoc na Cairrge i gcreathaibh le breoidhteacht `trembles with affliction', E. O'Rahilly 126.3. ad shláinte do théarnamh ód bhréoighteacht to recover from your sickness, 23.B.37, 5.3 .

? breón

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adj sgiath bhreac, bhuartha, bh.¤ (leg. bhraon?), Hard. ii 188.9 ; cf. sciath breac biatta bran (bhuartha bhraon, v.l.), Tromd. Guaire 96.

1 bres

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n ā, f.

(a) fight, blow; effort: mílid . . . / ciabdar bailc a mbressa, Fél.² Prol. 74 (cebtar bailce bressa, v.l.) = O'Dav. 255. flathi fiann / fais a nduine dían a mbress, LL 7465 ( ZCP xi 110 § 31 ). ? mes breas cleas teass treass tuirenn, IT iii 87 § 92. norannad bledmila in mara immi do bressaib na ruadrama with the blows of the . . . oars, RC xiv 402 § 9. baí bresse (feat of Cú Ch.), LU 9290. a Brí co mbreis `cause of combat', Met. Dinds. iv 228.26 . Note also: cu toracht Griss na gresse / o Boind na banbreisse, LL 21025 ( Met. Dinds. iii 138.6 ). Of labour in childbirth: tancatar bressa brighi ┐ ella da hindsaighid, ┐ rucustar gein meic ann, Acall. 543. tangadar bréasa brighe ┐ alla idhan d'ionnsaighe na hin- ghine `great efforts and mighty birth-pangs', RC xiv 28 § 5 , Ériu v 80.28 .

(b) uproar, din: breas .i. gach greadhan no gach glór, O'Cl. mar'tchuala Míchol in ṁbreis, SR 5969. bid b.¤ bréci, cid bras `a lying noise', Met. Dinds. iv 48.15 .

(c) Metaph. of a hero, chief (or subst. use of 2 b. ?): breas .i. rí. breas tocha .i. as é rí as annsa leam é, O'Cl. Bressal Bregom, / bress īath (fight (i.e. fighter) of lands, Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. i 28 § 19. bress (bress .i. ualglorach, breis . . . .i. bru, v.ll.) Elggae, aue Luirc the champion of Ireland (Meyer), ii 15.10 .? Cf. b.¤ .i. do bruinded, O'Mulc. 188 = breiss .i. dibruindedh, H.3.18, 64c25 . in b.¤ bethrach in brēo bāgach, RC xxxvi 262 § 3 = LL 6451. Braon, b.¤ Laighen lonnghalach `B., the . . . chief of Leinster', FM ii 656.13 . in bress nar' bu báeth the mighty one (sc. the Dagda), Ériu vii 227 § 63. in b.¤ , Met. Dinds. iii 344.91 . 'mon mbress, 370.53 .

(d) beauty, worth: cearbúncail a m-bídh breas ann, Hard. i 282.9 . andsin robáided in breiss (of a lady), Met. Dinds. iii 290.9 . In cheville: ni baoth in breas, Hard. ii 372.3 .

Compds. With vnn.: in toirneach . . . ┐ in breisbēmnech din, TBC² 3126. do chualadar breasmaidm ic a loscudh . . . imon tech `crash', RC xxiii 422 § 40. tucc bresmaidm forro `utterly routed them', Ann. Conn. 1253.13 . na slebti cendmora cairrgecha ac brisiud ┐ ac breasmandugud (bresmaidm, v.l.) risna buindeadaib `breaking and crashing', TTebe 292 .

With adjj. and adjj. derived from nouns: I. bresḟota (bresata, MS.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25 (a) ( IT iii 38 § 26 ). tre chomtroit na ngaeth ngarb . . . mbresmadmannach `of the . . . winds crashing', TTebe 274 .

With vb. bresminigedar gl. frangari, Ml. 108d6 .

2 bres

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Forms: bras

adj o, ā ? Also bras. great, mighty: `b.' is `oll' gach ní as mór, Met. Gl. 9 § 6. breas .i. mór, O'Cl. bras .i. mor, ut est . . . a piana it brasa ( Fél. Prol. 75 ), O'Dav. 255. ris in fogur b.¤ adchualadar i firmamint `crashing noise' (fragor, Theb. vii 123 ), TTebe 2607 .

Expld. as shapely: Eocha B., edon Eocha Cruthach, ar cech cruthach . . . etir mag ┐ dun . . . ┐ ben ┐ fer ┐ ech, is risin mac sin dobiter, con-ep[er]thar as b.¤ dó annsin, RC xii 62 § 21. Eochaid B. .i. E. cruthach . . . cach ní cruthach adcíther ind Erinn is co B. samhlaither .i. Breas mac Ealadh- an, Cóir Anm. 153. As n. pr. m. Breas mac Firb, Lism. L. xxxvii 16.

1 bresal

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n (bres ?): fothath mbran / b.¤ airlig (rhet.), BDD² 331 ` strife ', BDD 35 , ` din (?),' Meyer Contribb. 256. Perh. also as n. pr. m.: ān grīan . . . / goires brēoda Bresuail (breas(s)al, bresual, v.ll.), i.e. Bressal Bēolach, king of Leinster, ed., Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 15.9 . dā macc būadaig Bresuail (bresail, v.l.), 18.z. cuic bliadna Breasail in Beóil, LL 4199.

2 bresal

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Forms: breasal

adj (Lat. bresillum, brasilium, name of a pigment. Or Engl. loanword, Gwynn, Hermathena xlvi 2 § 2). breasal ` red raddle ', P. O'C. Used for marking sheep etc. , see Dinn. Cf. combrasul ?