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birar n o, [n.] (2 bir?Cf. Thurn. Gramm. § 265 and Bidrag 121 ).
65Laterbilar.Name of awater-plant: ipofila(sic) .i. bilur
muire, RC ix 236.47a. nasturciumadhon in bilur uisgi, 238.
57a. birorgl.brecia (brassica? ed.), Ir. Gl. 184. Leonína
Calculcitameron .i. bilar .i. bilar Muire, Arch. i 333.14 .
serpentina. . . .i. bilur Muiri .i. mudomun, 28 .an bilar garrdha
70(=nasturtium hortensis), Lia Fáil iii 122.23 .biror .i. bir
tibra nō srut[h]. Or .i. mong. Biror didiu mong tiprat nō
srotha, Corm. Y 121. biror .i. mong tiprai, H. 3.18,64b17 .
biolar frangcac`garden cress or tongue grass', P. O'C. biolar
Mhuire` brook-lime ',ib. biolar tragha` scurvy-grass ',ib.
75 Usually translatedwatercress: na trī gais .i. gas biroir ┐ gas
fochluchta ┐ gas trechlaim, TBC² 1046. rot bia dorn bilair ┐
dorn femmaig ┐ dorn fothlochta, LL 9138 (TBC).cuach usce
ar bélaib cach fir díb ┐ popp do birur for cach cuach, LU 7837
(BDD).tri gasa do bhiror na Boinne, MR 18.7 .forsin ngas
80mbiroir mblathguirt, Fél.² lxxxix 30. im thogha biorair an
ghlenna sin`the pick of watercress', Buile S. 22.22 .biror ┐
usce ┐ lusrad na cailli is ed nochaithdis, Ériu i 44.6 .glēre
ḟīrtiprat / . . . / bruindit [b]ioulair, K. and H. 15. do barr
bhilair of watercress leaves, CF² 153. biorar fochla ┐ gleórán,
85 Duan. Finn ii 372 § 11. biolar` watter-cresses ', Eg. Gl. 714.
Inn. loc.:abb Achaidh Bioroir(Aghaviller, nr. Newmarket,
Co. Kilkenny, note), FM i 554.7 . See Hog. Onom.
Compd.gallblach ar bilarlíc(`flag-stone with watercress',
Meyer Contribb. 215 ), IT iii 99 § 163.

birarán n o,m.(birar):bior[o]ráin bharrghlain`clean-topped
5 cress ', Buile S. 116.22 (trisyll. wd. required by metre).

birbill n(see Bidrag 31 f. , 105)expld. ascloak: b. ¤ .i. brat,
H. 3.18,64b6 .

bircán n name of a kind of (small)boat: a mbircan mbuan
mbennachtnach / fri seol sasmar sonartach, RC xiv 62 § 77.
10 biorrcán a mbád (birrcan nach bad,v.l.)`an ill-found boat'
(Hermathena ci 33 § 39), Ir. Texts i 30 § 39. i mbioracán
bhriste, Ó Bruad. ii 58.12 .

? birc(h)le: ind bircli .i. bir uisce ┐ clō gaot[h], Corm. Y 198.
See1 clóe.mithigh dosum cia dobre bircli .i. . . . cia brae-
15naighther bainne do cli biraith na cainnle, O'Dav. 320. ce
dobre bir clethi (bircli de,v.l.) fordorus .i. cia doburnaid fair
banna don clí biraich bis osonn fordorus, 620 .ce dobre
birchli, 1209 .

birda adj io, iā(1 bir) pointed,sharp: berach no birdaegl.
20 uerutus, Sg. 60a6 .is dó ropdar b. ¤ baill / túatha F.`were to
him as pointed tools
' (i.e.`dangerous to handle', note), Met.
Dinds. iii 164.7 .Temair cech mbennach mb. ¤ `pointed hill',
i 10.19 .siriti bras b. ¤ na letheti út(of Cú Chulainn) angular(?),
TBC² 1706. dā ṡeirith birdae brecduba foe, Corm. Y 1059
25(91.20) .a mbárca b. ¤ brecda sharp-prowed , LL 32149
( TTr. 1338 ).

bireóil ind(1 bir+eól?):maic Iarboineóil fátha / co ngliaid b. ¤
(bineoil, duireoil, ireoil,etc.,v.ll.) úatha`with strife of
dreadful lance
', Met. Dinds. iii 216.14 .

30 birgas xsee2 bircompds.

birín n(1 bir) alsobeirín littlespike,sharp point;dart, little
spear: do gaínib ┐ bírínib ┐ slegínib ┐ bircrúadib, LU 6401
(TBC).cet nathrach neimneach . . . com m[b]eandaib ┐
birinib (berinib,v.l.) ima cend`with crests and stings', TTebe
35 200 .

birit n[ī,]f.] (beirid) alsobeirit, see Wortk. 31 , ZCP vii 386 § 22 ,
xix 190.3 .asow: b. ¤ .i. beret .i. brithid, Corm. Y 139. berit
.i. berith .i. brithit, Thr. Ir. Gl. 7. dí b. ¤ , Críth Gabl. 196.
bru birite, Triads 148 v.l. birid .i. cráin .i. muc bheiriotais,
40 O'Cl. ?cisne tri mic na gaibead urtechta flatha la Feine?.
Mac cumaili; mac mucsaide; mac biride, Laws v 456.2 (birid
`ashrew, ascold ', O'Reilly, cited in note).

birling xseebeirling.

biror xseebirar.

45 biroráin xseebirarán.

birr x mirr:b. ¤ ┐ bidaemuin(materials used in Nimrod's
Tower), BB 14a55 .Cf. mirr ┐ bidomain(for caulking boats),
BNnÉ 52 § 44 .

Birra n. loc.(see Hog. Onom.) expld. ashavingspringsor
50 wells(2 bir): b. ¤ .i. bir uisqui, Lec. Gl. 138. B. .i. in ceall for
imat tipra indi .i. tipratach, H.3.18,64b20 .rigfeil Bren-
aind B.(glossedbiroir (sic) .i. bir usce ┐ rae .i. mag), Fél.²
clxvii § 29 . ?flaigín is biorra go brim`liquor', Ó Bruad.
iii 6.10 .

55 birragán n name of aplant: biorragáin, Buile S. 22.19 (Gloss.
comparesbiorrag equisetum hiemale, Cameron, Gaelic Names
of Plants).

birrét n(Lat. or Rom. loanword) alsobairrét:b. ¤ `ahat ', Eg.
Gl. 103. iona mbirréduibh, Dan. iii 21. barréid ar a gcinn
60( Exod. xxviii 40 ), Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. v 125.3 . See Dinneen
s.v. bairéad.

birt xseebeirid.

? birtime: n a lem ocata inbairte / co mb. ¤ / do línd Lochlainde
/ . . . find fidhchille, IT iii 100.1 =ailem . . . conbírthíme,
65 Thurn.Zu ir. Hdschr. 70 § 169.

bis n(Lat. loanword):pailliuin imda do purpuir et b. ¤ (=byssus,
Gloss.), Aisl. Tund. 114 xx § 1. sróll nó sigir nó purpuir nó
bios óir (biosóir,text) fána chneas cloth of gold(?), TSh.
4216 , 561 .

70 bís xseeattá.

1 bise n(cf.We.bys):bisi .i. mér, Goid. 75 ( Dúil L. 18 ).lán a
utlaig do bisib ega`icicles', Trip. 10.26 (.i. do cuisni heighri,
xlvii 26) = Thr. Hom. 6.20 =glaciei . . . crustis, Lat. Lives
46 § 38. crisdallus . . . do cusne no do b. ¤ in roigh doniter i,
75 Celtica ii 81 § 11 . See next word.

2 bise n(perh. use of1 b.):bisi .i. deimhis` forfex ', Goid. 75 § 46
(Dúil Laithne).for clareun mb. ¤ .i. deidhi .i. clar dá les .i. in
locc asa teid a naidhe .i. in maclog, RC xxvi 28 n.4 .

bisech nlater form ofbisex. See Ped. i 218. biseach m., IGT
80 Decl. § 55. increase,addition;improvement,betterment,
progress: bliadain bissich leap-year, Ann. Inisf. 1024.1 . Ann.
Conn. 1224.1 .tusa do bheith do bhiseach ar a chíos`an
addition to his tribute
', RC xxix 142 § 63. as ī in fāisidin
menicc nach lēicind bisich fair(i.e.the `leabar beg' in which
85sins of clerics are recorded)additions(?), Anecd. iii 8.9 .
b. ¤ . . . galair ┐ guasachta, ZCP vi 26.25 .biseac a soluis tiar
`the increase of its light' (the moon), Ir. Astr. Tr. 90.2 .
biseach=augmentatio(Gloss.), Parrth. Anma 5065. biseach
síne i n-aimsir earrchamhail improvement, DDána 83.14 .fa
maith biseach ré búaladh(of a newly-forged blade), Duan.
5Finn ii 10 § 33. le primidil huile bhisigh=first fruits of all
thine increase
, Prov. iii 9. do bhí b. ¤ ar an mac sin`that boy
throve
', Lism. L. 3013. dímarcraidh lesaighti no bisidh ata
uire(of the worth of a calf), Laws iv 92.20 Comm. ni ruc
buaid na bissech dóib advantage , TBC 3484. ní maith biseach
10Báothghalaigh / gidh liter nír léghasdair progress, IGT Decl.
ex. 1399. rí in borrfada sin bissig`of magnificence and
betterment
, Arch. Hib. ii 84 § 29. dob áil le fer na husarachta
dul a mb. ¤ to become more prosperous, PH 7584. biseach,
tarbha, buidhne, Eg. Gl. 76. in bile buada bisig, SG 388.7 .
15 go ngairm bhisigh`of flourishing renown' (Gloss.), O'R.
Poems 2707. bert bisigh, IGT Decl. ex. 195. biseach na
(= ná) sláinte, TSh. 1703.
In phrases:dá bhfuil an fhéile ar biseach increasing, O'R.
Poems 1058. ní san aois budh nóin do neach / budh chóir a
20bhaois ar biseach not in the evening of a man's age should his
folly be mending
, Dán Dé xxii 6 .conid iat boi for b. ¤ ann .i.
in gorta ┐ na crechaire, LB 154b21 .ag breith bhisigh (bhisich,
MS.)` ever-growing ', Magauran 1857 .ag breith bissigh neirt
┐ láidireachda, Mac Aingil 747 .