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bráithremail adj(bráthair) brotherly; consisting of brothers or
85members of the same kin-group: roba chomlund . . . braith-
remail sin do leith dar leth contest of brothers, TTebe 3122 .
d'éirig bághborrfad b. ¤ . . . i nÚib Bhloid tréna dtermonn
dúthchais do dhianloscad`passion ran high . . . for their
brethren
', Caithr. Thoirdh. 35.37 .do díbreadh uait . . . / do
theaghlach bocht bráithreamhail(to a monastery), DDána
5 122.2 .

brá(i)thres n uando,m.(bráthair)bráithres m. g s.,n p. -ris,
-resa, IGT Decl. § 38. brotherliness;brotherhood;kinship;
kinsmanship: is iad rocengal a mbaidh et a mbraithres re
cele( =confraternitas), Aisl. Tund. 118.3 .ar nach áil duibse
10a mbráthris, doberat cath duibsi since you do not wish for
their alliance
, Anecd. iii 72.2 .brisiud braithressa`breach
of brotherhood
', Fen. 178.2 .cuimhne an bhráithris bhím do
mhaoidheamh, DDána 94.3 .do brisedh breithre ┐ braith-
reasa for aroile`brotherly friendship' (of two brothers), FM
15 v 1678.4 .nar mhaith an bráithreas do Chonall sin do
ghlacadh`that Conall did not show himself a good kinsman
by accepting it
', Keat. ii 5735. ar son bráithreasa braithtear
`by his kinship', Content. xx 11. ?an bāidh brāithreisi
brotherly love, ZCP viii 214.11 =brathirsi, Lec. 171 va39 .

20 braithte óir n(braithid) betrayer: an braithteoir . . . .i. Iudas,
Smaointe B. Chr. 2874.

braitsi n(ME loanword, Met. Gl. 50 ) hose,breeches: b. ¤ (braidci,
MS.) asan, Met. Gl. 33. 19 .b. ¤ .i. asan, Lec. Gl. 546 , Stowe Gl.
253. Cf. bríste.

25 braittech adj o, ā(braithid) treacherous: annsa comhairle brait-
tigh . . . a n-agaid I., ZCP xiii 182.27 .as do bhéal braithteach
(braithech,v.l.), Smaointe B. Chr. 3539. ar ndaingniughad
na saeibh-cheilgi braithtighi sin`deceitful', ITS xix 76.24 .
Seebraithech.

30 bramaid v=braigid:bramam`Ibreakwind,crackfart', P. O'C.
gur bhram . . . go lánmhór, PCT 293. re fáithbheadh (s—,v.l.)
uaidh is suaill nach bramaid buidhean, Ó Bruad. ii 20.8 .

bramánta adj(broimm) boorish: an bhatáille bh. ¤ , Hackett xl 154 .

1 bran n o,m. raven. Very freq. associated withbattles,
35 slaughter,carnage,etc. : b. ¤ .i. fīach .i.brancos(βρόγκος,
ed.)graece, gut[t]ur latine, ┐ is de isberar din eōn ar mēt
slugaite, Corm. Y 177 , O'Mulc. 122. bran dubh .i. fiach
dubh, O'Cl. Cf. brandub .i. fīachdub, Corm. Y 105. b. ¤ .i.
fiach an fuigill breith brangaire catha, O'Dav. 292 ,cf. anfuigell
40breath (leg.breitheman,ed.) bran-gaire catha(H. 5.15,
8), Ériu ix 29.3 .sásad fiach / fothath mb. ¤ i.e.carnage,
BDD² 331. forbrit brain crows (?) multiply, Four Songs
22 § 7. dubidir ri b. ¤ a brae, LL 6390. cia nobeth fo dathaib
b. ¤ `of the ravens' hue' (sc.a hood), Aisl. MC 111.5 .messi ┐
45Mac Con / dín bat budig brain vultures will be grateful to us,
LU 9872. ac[h]t is fálid brain berna / i llongphurt Aililla ┐
Medba, Táin 2084 .suidfit bruin for bernadaib, SG 373.16 .
curad cróda ro biath b. ¤ `who fed ravens' ( RC xlvii 309.13 ),
LL 17190. le mbiathtaoi broin, O'Hara 3059. L. ┐ L. / fersat
50debaid dar dā b. ¤ (more fiercely) than two ravens, ZCP iii 45
§ 26 .don b. ¤ mor, Auraic. 5598. na sinnaigh ┐ na brain,
Laws iv 120.1 Comm. Fig. is b. ¤ carna comramaig(in rhet.
of Cú Ch.), LU 8892 ( FB 68 ). Note also: (B. na f.)is orc ind
aduo braine .i. fiaich, Arch. iii 310 § 5. Cf.B. na f. ex.
55citeds. 1 branda.
Asn. pr. m.:do B. mac Febail, Im. Brain 1. B. ¤ , Met. Dinds.
iv 38.15 .B. ¤ (name of Finn's hound), Acall. 179.
Innn. loc.:co rānic srub Broin . . . .i. a cend tall-som dond
eōn dub, is de dogairther Srub Broin, Ériu ii 22.7 ,Srub
60Brain, Dinds. 54. See Hog. Onom. s.v.?Bran- , Srub .
Compds. With nouns. ?e ni dalbh gan bhrandhal (-dul,
FM)brath, / ro mharbh Brandubh mac Eachach, AU i 82.23 ,
FM i 230.2 =bandul, CS 70.7 .gusin mbranen déidenach
`to the last raven', Dinds. 54. in ní ara tairissed in branén
65ar in ḟai[th]chi don ár-sin, Acall. 5191. re brainéan Bréif-
neach(of a chief), O'R. Poems 1138. do bhrainfhiachaibh,
128 .biait brain for branfossaib(i.e.field of carnage?), LU
6612 =. . . buind fri brannusa, Táin 2427 ,cf. betit brain ri
brainessu, 2384 .branorgain .i. nī oirges fīach carrion for
70ravens
(?), Corm. Y 105. With adj. formed from noun.
bruastar buidhne branendai raven-like , KZ xxxiii 83.11 .

2 bran n(Engl. or Rom. loanword) bran,chaff: cantubrum(in
top margin:furfur tritici).i. in b. ¤ , RC ix 229 § 23a .cantab-
rum .i. b. ¤ cruithnechta, Arch. i 329 § 104. do na corpuip
75re nderur furfures .i. cuirp mar b. ¤ cruithneachta, 23 K 42,
177.21 .cuirp bios isan fual . . . mar b. ¤ tri neithe=furfurea,
24 P 22,81.1 .clister . . . ara mberbtur . . . b. ¤ , Rosa Ang. 36.1 .
(na cuirp) mar brán, 76.14 .

? 3 bran xseeargatcompds.

80 brán xsee1 bró.

branairecht n(1 branar) :do mhaireas-sa le branaireacht mar
fhaolchoin chiuin` prowling ', E. O'Rahilly (1900) 278.1 .

branamail adj(2 bran) bran-like,scaly: neithe branamhla=fur-
furea, 23 K 42,62.4 .

85 branán n o, [m.] (1 bran)name of principal piece in some board-
game(s) ; common as laudatory epithet for achief,hero,etc.
See Mac White, Éigse v 25 ff .; TD ii 198 - 9 :clár nocha bí gan
bh., / ní bhí ál gan uachtarán`there is no chessboard without
a king
', Studies 1924, 243 § 15 , Dánfhocail 108 .Tomaltach . .
en branan Cloinne Maolruanaidh, FM iii 150.2 fian ghall
5do ghuin ar mbranáin, Misc. Celt. Soc. 150.15 .a bhranáin
óir os ḟidhchill(to a prince), TD 2.7 .trí branáin chláir na
cruinne(of the Trinity), DDána 9.2 .a bhranáin Chruachan
Connocht(to an archbishop), 90.13 .a bhranáin uaisle his
nobles
, 97.15 .b. ¤ branduibh, Keat. Poems 1450.