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? blárda: adj Guaire do gillasa fein / ar caman blarda a blaithṡleib,
Acall. 1403 v.l. blárdha` military,warlike,brave ' (citing this
ex.), P. O'C.

blaredach xseeblaidredach.

blas nlater form ofmlas.b. ¤ m., IGT Decl. § 38.
5 (a) taste,savour: do-gnither tuirtin de, co finntar a b. ¤ ,
ZCP xiv 348.12 .i. narab searb, Laws ii 242.19 Comm.
(of testing malt).amram blais .i. pin no ifin`most wonderful
of taste
', Auraic. 5666. b. ¤ an bídh, Reg. San. 19.6 .b. ¤ milis,
Desid. 963.
10 (b) (good)taste,savour,relish;pleasure: b. ¤ ┐ grasa`delight',
BCC 225. do chum blasa do chor ar an mbiadh-sa, Desid. 113.
le fin in bhlasa(=vinum dulcedinis), ITS xxix 218.21 .nach
faghann Dia b. ¤ ar a n-urnaighthe takes no pleasure in, TSh.
1766. scél na bóroma co mblass, LL 376a49 .
15(In salutation)éirig is beir bennachtain is imthig fá bh. ¤ ,
SG 215.8 .
(c) senseoftaste: anorduightheacht an bhlais, TSh. 1556.
tréas an n-éisdeacht, trés an mb. ¤ , Desid. 3020.
(d) act oftasting: fonn . . . ré b. ¤ na glóire sin, TSh. 2051.
20 ní héidir . . . a chaitheamh . . acht amháin a bh. ¤ , ┐ a mhill-
seacht do dhearbhadh, Desid. 6638. ?dia messaib blassaib,
LU 6636 ( TBC² 2096 ).
Compd.bliocht . . . blas-chumhra na beatha suthaine
` sweet-scented ' (Vocab.), TSh. 2286.

25 blás n m.(bláith)m.(g s. n p. bláis,blása), IGT Decl. § 38 (88.5) ,
Abstr. Nouns § 65. smoothness: go spealtar fá dheóidh dhe
gach b. ¤ dá mbí air, TSh. 7961.

blasacht n m., later form ofmlassacht(ā,f., with no supporting
exx.,M 151.5). Alsoblaisecht.
30 (a) act oftasting: a biadsom do blassacht (do tomuiltv.l.),
RC viii 54.7 .gan fér gan uisce do b. ¤ , CF² 1415. (of the
tongue)ata ar na hordughadh chum an bhlasachta(=fuit
ordinatum propter gustum), 23 K 42,297.19. ni r-bo ail etir
lais a blaisecht, PH 517. míancha blassachta, Tec. Corm.
35 32.14 .failti na béoil fria blassacht`the lips rejoice in tasting
it
' ( GJ iv 216b43 ), LL 36563. nir' faom feoil do b. ¤ (of a
saint), RC xii 322 § 5. ni cumnig nech a bron . . . iar na
blaisecht, YBL 83a51 .Fig. nách áil léo Dia ná a neithe do
bhlasachd, Desid. 6473.
40 (b) (sense of)taste: hi cetfaid blaisichta, ZCP xxx 152.11 .
do choimhéad an bhlaiseachta co maith(=gustus . . . est
custodiendus), ITS xxix 135.7 .in treas blaisecht a[n] bheóil
(of the bodily senses), Celtica i 195.1117 .
(c) taste,flavour: is aire nach claechmat dath / ┐ b. ¤ , RC
45 xxxvii 346 § 21.
In phr.b. ¤ báis:intan iarum robui an rig oc blaisecht báis,
FDG 272. roḟagaibh fria blaisect mbais gur' fhír son swore
on his deathbed
, Lism. L. xxiii 19.

blasachtach n[ā,f.] (blasacht). Alsoblaisechtach. act of tasting
50(noisily or greedily): atcuala in mblaisechtaigh ┐ in mbuaidirt
ar an uisqi, Acall. 1554. atnaig oc blassachtaig isin leth aile
don tig`began smacking his lips', Aisl. MC 47.12 .ic
etarscaradh re n-anmannaib ┐ ic blasachtaig (blasacht,v.l.)
bais, CCath. 5939.

55 blasad o,m. vn.ofblaisid.act oftasting: tré bhlasadh na
gorta, TSh. 6550. caillidh a blasadh loses the power of
tasting
, 1916 .pian an bhlasaidh ar bhéalaibh na ndaman-
tach . . . lé híota ┐ lé hocras, 6553 .

blasaid xseeblaisid.

60 blasaigid valsoblaisigid(mlas,blas) tastes: mesrada móra for
fedaib ata manna millsi blassaigter, LL 37546 =mlaissiter,
ZCP xi 81 § 16 =mblaisiter(mblaisighther,v.l.), 92 § 17 .

blasmarnach x blastarnach:an bh. ¤ do ghnídís`noise . . . in
swallowing
' (food), E. O'Rahilly (1900) 248.6 .

65 blasta adj(-ae)io, iā(blas) pleasing to the taste,sweet. Of food
and drink: imon maind morblastai mormaíníg, BB 242a20 .
iar mbiadaib b. ¤ (blaithib,v.l.) Parthu[i]s, MacCarthy 62.26 .
do chomét búar mb. ¤ `sweet-fleshed cattle', Met. Dinds. iv
196.24 .b. ¤ cech lind lán, Aisl. MC 37.26 .
70 In more general sensepleasing,fair: Eoraip b. ¤ ` charming '
( PRIA xvi (1885) 242 ), LL 16352. Of language, speech:le
mórán do chaint bhlasda=fair speech, Prov. vii 21. aruid
bhl. bhinn a gracious . . . greeting, IGT Decl. ex. 627. ag
dubhshlogadh na beatha sin go blasda with a relish, PCT 649.

75 blastacht n[ā,f.] (blasta) taste: ag nách bfhuil mothughadh
céadfadh nó blasdachta, Desid. 6630.

blastarnach n ā,f.(blas)act ofmouthing,smacking(lips): beól
aig blasdarnaigh, Dhá Sg. Art. 587. súil airna sáobhadh,
┐ beóil aig blasdurnaigh, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. ii 85.7 . See
80 blasmarnach.

blat n[ā,f.]` strength ', Meyer Contribb. 226. demun truag ro-
decht a b. ¤ (: mórbrat)`his strength was crushed', Blathm. 699.
tria blait (: Eofrait), SR 2655. cen buaid, cen brig, cen
baeg ṁb. ¤ , 5311 .cech luib / . . . línait blait, / ícait, bethaigait,
85marbait, 7279 .nim thic cara ar baig no ar blait (blaidh,
broid,v.ll.), TBC 2339. a Rí na mb. ¤ is na mbreth(to Christ),
LL 1990. In chevilles:triallait blait, SR 747. rí betha binn,
búan a b. ¤ (: comnart), 5685 .co mblait (: Díarmait), LU 4285.
Compds.Niall don Banba blattbilig of B. of the mighty
trees
(?), LL 4640 (=barrbilig, Ériu iv 104.5 ).os Banba
5blatbric(`of the variegated flowers')with varied might(?),
Cog. 140.18 .ba blattdál cen brón cia bé / do bratan mor
Mugaine, LL 18254.