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bithbinche n iā,f.(bithbinech)habitualviciousness,criminality:
mac fonocair a aithir ara b. ¤ a son whom his father proclaims
for criminality
(one of nine designations of sons whose fathers
are not bound to joint fosterage), O'C. 2095 (H. 4.22, 73-74).
75 cinta b. ¤ `crimes of delinquency' (of a foster-son), Laws ii
178.12 Comm. iar na focra don aite a bithbince don athair
`of his (son's) misconduct', 18 Comm. (of fighting dogs)lan
fiach fo bithbinchi o cach dib ina ceile, iii 194.21 Comm. leth
fiach fo b. ¤ for boin, 228.15 Comm. (of destructive hens)comu
80fiach bithbinchi uathib is na bechaib, iv 116.22 Comm. (of
damage done by driven cattle)leth [fiach] for na hanmandu
fo bithbiniche`habitual viciousness', v 138.5 Comm. acht
narab tre bichbinchi foglaigit ris`confirmed viciousness', 488.
z Comm. (of a defective structure)acht mane tormaigea
85bitbinche .i. in dénta, no aicbeile ngnimraidh, iii 174 n.1 .
lan fiach fo b. ¤ in denta o fir in denta`according to the imper-
fection of the structure
', 254.27 Comm.

bithbinech adj o, ā(bith+binech).habituallycriminal,vicious:
ni toltnaigend do Dia . . . oircisecht do n-aeṅduine b. ¤ malartas
in sochaidi`on any inveterate criminal', PH 4218. In Laws
5Comm. of vicious or destructiveanimals: masa muca
cetcintacha . . . masa muca bithbinecha, iii 244.7 .ma bith-
binach, is aithgin in cach oen(of a cow), v 152.20 .
Compar. bithbhinchi . . . leisin nughdar a gait as in nuth
ina as in lestur`more wicked' (of stealing a cow's milk),
10 Laws iii 230.9 Comm.
Assubst. o,m.Also-binach,-benach,-emnach.bithbhineach
(-bheanach,v.l.),bithmunach(biothúnach,v.l.) is
proscribed, IGT Decl. § 22. (habitual)criminal,thief,robber:
bitheamhnach, Eg. Gl. 97. bás foglada (bithbenaig,v.l.),
15 Triads 92 .cach cintach nach coiscther / cech b. ¤ braith, LL
18644 ( PRIA xix 552 ).iorghabh an bith-beanach ughad
`criminal', BNnÉ 109 § 39 .ro mudhaidh meirleacha ┐ bith-
benacha, Cog. 136.27 .croch na bithbhinaigh`hang robbers',
Ériu v 134 § 76. ar an mbitheamhnach, Jer. ii 26. go n-airg
20brugh an bhithbhinigh, IGT Decl. ex. 808. d'eagla go
dteigeómhadh ar bhithbheanachaibh mé, Desid. 2942.
bithbhineach=fur, TSh. 2245. is gaduidhe é ┐ biothamh-
nach(John x 1), Donl. 330.20 .

bíthe io, iā part.ofbenaid. Thurn. Gramm. § 715 , Greene, Ériu
25 xix 113. (a) struck: a nnarobsa bithegl.perculsus, Ml. 45d6 .
bithegl.iecta, 123c17 .A . . . bithe` mangled ' (`uxorious',
Gloss.), Met. Dinds. iv 112.68 .
(b) As laudatoryadj. smooth,mild,modest: briathraib
bithib bithblaithib, SR 5814. for lurg a búair b. ¤ (: fíche),
30 Met. Dinds. iv 198.44 .O. setig Séim bláith bíthi, LL 16477.
[fi]r bláthi bithi (beodha,v.l.) borba, Ériu viii 70.7 .gid borb
is búilidh / gid beodha is b. ¤ , Caithr. Thoirdh. 76.27 .Ultan
bíthi, Gorm. May 24. (of women)cadla .i. . . . bithi, O'Dav.
433 ( Fél. Dec. 9 ).buidne bithi banamla, TTebe 2228 .ben
35b. bannda dhiadha` demure ', FM vi 2222.16 .bithe .i.
bannda, O'Cl. a chraobh bh. ¤ bhanda, DDána 80.28 .In
comicn. pr. mac . . . meic bairr braisce b. ¤ , Aisl. MC 35.4 .
at b. ¤ `hood', Eachtra Uill. 1889 (`soft hat', Ériu xix 113.36 ).
?nístibred im báig mb. ¤ / dáil fria cness fria cóem-chíche,
40 Met. Dinds. iii 190.23 .
Compar. bithe ina cach náidhi(of Brigit), Lism.L. 1226 .
bíthi nā marb more exhausted than a dead man, Caithr.
Thoirdh. 117.12 .
Seebenta.

45 ? bithecht n(1 bith+icht?) constancy(?): bidecht fri hespaib,
Hib. Min. 41.23 =bíthecht fri bésaib, LL 371c31 .

bithemnach xseebithbinech.

? bíthi: ind nīp rota (niprot,v.l.) mb. ¤ , Arch. iii 297 § 56.

? bithin: n Eua, Olla, Pib is Pithib / [mna co mbrig] sin b. ¤ búain,
50 RC xlvii 289.14 ( LL 16456 ) =sa mbithib mbuain, Lec. 208a19 .

bíthin xseebíth.

bithmunach xseebithbinech.

bithnua n(1 bith-+núa).Name of a plant: biothnuaidh,beath-
núaidh`the herbSt. John's worrt 'biothnúaidh fireann`the
55male of this plant
', P. O'C. fugha (leg.fuga) demonum .i. in
bithnuad` St. John's Wort ' (n. 130), RC ix 234.39b .viola ┐
bithnum(= hypericon ), Rosa Ang. 212.12 .le bithnumh,
220.z .ipiricon .i. in b. ¤ , Arch. i 326 § 24. See Hog. Luibhl.

bithúnach xseebithbinech.

60 ? bitnas: ind dias fuilet fora laim cli / dubithir gual ngoibnidi / um
laec as gilithir gass / dia-tabur ilur mb. ¤ (leg. bretnas?, ed. n.),
ZCP xiii 256.24 .

bitoine n(Engl. or Rom. loanword) see alsobeitionn. betony:
bitonica .i. an biotoini, 23 K 42,375.5 .is cosmail re bitoni
65(asterion igneolum), Arch. i 331 § 12. b. ¤ (=betonica), Rosa
Ang. 258.16 .bitione, 232.7 .b. ¤ `betony', O'Gr. Cat. 181.9.

bitomain,bitumain xseebitamain.

biu xseebéo.

-bíu xseeattá.

70 biucán xseebecán.

biucatán n[o,m.] (bec):tasca[id] bíucatan n-uadha`a little',
RC xvii 176.19 (Tig.).tairind dinetan do fraig / nom léic
bicatan do thír(to a wave), LU 2982.

biur xsee1 bir.

75 -biur,-biurt xseebeirid.

bius xseebeus.

biuth xsee1 bith.

1 blá n shout,cry: bla .i. gair . . . bla tighe moir Midchuarta
(but see1 blaí), O'Dav. 328. bla .i. gáir, O'Cl. ?is scél búan
80cen bél-gus mbla (mblá,v.l.) / dia ṡlúag ra delbus sunda, Met.
Dinds. iv 10.15 .fichtib bla`with shoutings manifold', 216.21 .
Note also:bla .i. blaoscc, ut est. traigis lathrach lochet ia (leg.
la) blae maidmmic (sic) la blaosg maidm, O'C. 2755 ( Eg. 88,
80b ).Cf. lochait [la] bl[o]edmand crand, RC xxvi 46.1 . report,
85 fame: nítat nuabla`they are no new fames', Thes. ii 295.8 .
ni bla borb, LB 241a11 =blad, ZCP iii 222.13 .mac Bricrend
ro brunned bla, LU 10555. co llín bla, Met. Dinds. iii 258.15 .
See1 blad.