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 ?

bresalach

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adj [o, ā] (2 bresal): feuch . . . / air phlaosgaibh carn go breasalach buidhe air fuaradh `of greasy red and yellow' (sc. skulls in a graveyard), E. O'Rahilly 280.6 (1900) .

bresán

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n [o, m.] (1 bres): co tí an brath brúite bresain (: Casān) ` din ', BNnÉ 31 § 44 .

breslech

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x see breislech.

bresminigedar

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x see bres compds.

bresnaigecht

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n (1 bres) act of chattering, prattling, conversing agreeably: ag ól ┐ ag imirt, ag beannradh ┐ ag breasnaigheacht, TSh. 526. ag staruidheacht 's ag breasnuidheacht ar bórdaibh, Hackett xxvi 32 .

bressimnech

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x see breisimnech.

bresta

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Forms: bresta

adj io, iā (1 bres) adj. used in various favourable senses: breasda .i. béodha no suilbhir ` lively, sprightly, cheerful ', P. O'C. co ṁmórbuidin brestai (: frescai) `alert', Fél. July 19 . it brestai in banmaicc, 20 . b.¤ .i. brotla nó beoda nó suilbir, O'Dav. 264. la Bartholom ṁb.¤ `B. the active', Fél. June 13 .i. primda nó ergna, O'Dav. 262. breasda .i. príomhdha, no beodha, no suilbhir, O'Cl. b.¤ ebraice, bresith Genes, b.¤ didiu cenēlta nó caom nó griandae O'Mulc. 142. cethir brāithir buirr, b.¤ (bresa, v.l.) fīan a warrior-band, ready for battle (Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 27 § 2. fer mór b.¤ i n-airinuch na budnisin, LL 11998 (Táin 4506). cech ní ro alaind . . . is fri Breas indtsamlaichther is b.¤ ┐ is mor in laech is mor ┐ is b. in tine, YBL 137b22 , 23 . brígda in bedg, b.¤ in forrach `spirited the onset', Met. Dinds. iii 210.5 . bé gel-chnes bresda báin-gel ` spirited ', 54.18 .

Compar. brestu (bresta MS.) cech soer a balcbruth `more vigorous' (of Christ), Blathm. 29.

brestaide

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n (bresta): b.¤ a nomine bresitor (? εὐρεσιλογία, Corm. Tr. p. 25 ) .i. [qua]citas , Corm. Y 173.