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2 bocach n(1 boc) bog,moor,marsh: go rángadar bogach Fhinn-
léithe, Oss. iii 78.3 .coillte is bogach is móinte`bogs', Keat.
iii 331. is na bocaighibh baínḟliucha, BLism. 170vb23 . In
n. loc. sin ṁB. Tíre Sírluim, LL 1473. See Hog. Onom.
5See2 bocthach.

3 bocach adj(2 boc):ós cionn iasgaigh is binn b. ¤ ` leaping(like a
goat
)' (Gloss.), Measgra D. 43.22 .

bocacht n(1 boc) boastfulness: do dánacht gloir ┐ do boccacht
urlabra`boasting of speech', CCath. 5019. trí sailge boccachta:
10imgelled, immarbág, imreson, Triads 101 .trí airisena
boccachta; sírchéilide, sírdécsain, síriarfaige` obstinacy'
(`lit.buckishness',note 9), 102 .As mockn.pr. Trentarraing
mac Bocachta, Anecd. ii 49.16 .mac Bogachta(Boctachta,
v.l.), 53.16 .

15 bocad u,m. vn.ofbocaid. act of softening, in various applica-
tions.softening,combing(wool): b. ¤ ┐ brecadh ┐ fige`teasing',
Mann. and Cust. iii 115 n.83 .a fobairt . . . a llendaib . . .
ola . . . do boccadh ┐ do righniugadh(opp. todo crúadughadh
┐ do chaitiugud, 5219 ). . . a adbair to soften its material(of a
20battle-hauberk), CCath. 5217. Ofspeech: níor labhair . . . /
. . . / acht fuighle do bhíodh [dá] mbogadh he spoke . . . only
mumbled words
(?) (of a disappointed lover), DDána 32.27 .
Of consonants act ofsoftening,leniting: treidi doghni uath
(i.e.h) .i. bogad ┐ semigudh ┐ airdibdad. B. cetumus: for
25taebomnaib ┐ 'na ndiaidh doeagmaing doib .i. do p do c [7]
do t ut cloch, both, Auraic. 1264. b. ¤ cuill .i. clach ┐ ach
lenition of c., 1273 .In IGTdevoicing: ní fhuil cadad eidir
.s. ┐ .c. le mbéradh bogadh air an tan nach .c. cumaisg é,
IGT Introd. § 30.10 .eól ar uile chumhachtuibh connsuin-
30eadh idir chadad ┐ bháthadh ┐ bhogadh, ┐ chrúadhughadh,
§ 2.11 .an tan teaguimh connsuine crúaidh eidir da .s.,
treisi don .ts. déigheanaigh aga bhogadh iná don chéd .s. aga
chrúadhughadh mur so: íasg ┐ sgíos íaiscíos a chomhfhocal,
§ 35 (12.2) .
35Further applications:sugh cruaiche Padraig, no midhuidhi
. . . ┐ dena a mbogad( =tepefacta, Vocab.), Rosa Ang. 290.25 .
bolgam uisci ar na bogad sa bél, Celtica ii 34 § 6 .gan bhog-
adh bríghnirt unweakened , Keat. Poems 49. an cuibhreach
do bhogadh orruinn`to slacken the bonds on us', Oss.
40 iii 138.2 .bheith ag bogadh / fan gcleith nó fan gcloidheamh /
bas choirrgheal an churadh to lightly grasp the hurdle or the
sword
, DDána 98.21 .clisteri bogtha'a laxative clyster',
O'Gr. Cat. 181.34. in gai mor . . . focert urchur de co mbai
ar b. ¤ i mbroind in ech cranda` quivering ', ZCP ii 438 § 23
45(`remained stuck', Aen. 446 ).
Compd.ar comhchrithnughadh ┐ bogadh-bertnugadh
`shaking and trembling', Fl. Earls 186.10 (see1 boccompds.).

bocaes x bocás:b. ¤ do dhenamh, B.Lism. 212rb31 =bocasach,
Acall. 1651.

50 bocaid v(1 boc) I (a) softens, makessoft: topur ro flíuchadh ┐
ro bocadh uili dreach ín talman moistened and softened, BB
16a12 .gur boccadh an magh mor sin fo chosaib Chéin, Hy
Maine 12.11 .cutem mollit . . . .i. . . . bogaidh . . . an croiceann,
23 K 42,69.20 .gab picc ┐ bocc itir do meruibh hi re cois
55teinidh, Rosa Ang. 118.3 .in tan gabtar in fín a cainndiacht
ro moir . . . bogaidh na feithi, O'Gr. Cat. 215.13. Phon.
devoices: B[h]atraig. Uath bogas in beithi fil and, ar ni bi
p isin Gaedilc`it is (Ogam) h that softens the b', Auraic. 1271.
bogaidh sí(sc.the letter s).b. ┐ .d. ┐ .g. ┐ .dh. ┐ .th. roimpe,
60┐ crúadhuighidh .dh. ┐ .th. na díaigh, IGT Introd. § 30.2 .
(b) moves;shakes(trans.): dobhog ┐ domhílaithridh an
taitheach é féin dochum na deabhtha sin`moved',
Ériu v 182.9 .bocais in carpat imme he hurled the chariot about,
TBC 1127. ?inti nad airoemath flaith Temrach, conocbath
65in carpat fris conachm[b]oceth so that he could not move it,
Ériu vi 134.7 (see Mod. Lang. Notes 1943, 33 ).ra-boc ┐ ra-
bertaig hí`waved and brandished it' (a spear), CRR 51.
bocgais ┐ bertnaigis . . . na harmu, TBC 1083. boccaid
immacūairt hí`twirls it about' (a crozier), BColm. 52. 13 .
70 nara mill damsa an mill si ma bogthar hi gan ced mill ar a
mbí ulcha ga mboccadh le`may this cheek be not mine own
if it move
' (?) (of a chief who desires more company at
dinner), L.Chl. Suibhne 32. Med.boctur an medon le neith-
ibh bogtacha`move the bowels', Rosa Ang. 60.17 .
75With refl. inf. pron. boasts: nípad ro[mór] notboctha`thou
shouldst not boast overmuch
', Wb. 5b32 . Plummer MS. notes
suggests infl. of Lat.se iactare, butcf.constr. withmoídid
(maeth),M 158.40ff.,M 23.61.
II moves;shakes(intrans.):(rhet.)boccit cuillte woods
80toss
(?), LU 5486 (TBC) =b. ¤ culter, TBC² 1007. ro boccsat
na turida ┐ na colbada . . . oc timna ceilebarta doib, BB
443a42 .bog liom-sa ! a chailín dheas`fly with me',
Hard. i 216.6 .
Vn. bocad.Part. gan bheithebogtha( = p ?) do rádha,
85 IGT Introd. § 1.8 .

bocaide n(2 boc) he-goat: domblas ae b. ¤ do cur is na cneadhuibh,
23 K 42,438. 18 .b. ¤ ` buckorhart, ahe-goat , P. O'C.