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55 breó n d,f., alsom. n s. breö(disyll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 25.9 ,
bréo(monosyll.), Fél. April 15 . flame lit. andfig.; very
frequ. of saints, heroes,etc.in complimentary sense:inna
briad gránnagl.piræ . . . diræ, Lib. Hymn. i 34 n.24 .breo
.i. lasair, Thr. Ir. Gl. 131 s.v. primda( Fél. April 15 ).bréo .i.
60teine no lasair, O'Cl. breo di thein, LL 18143. is bréo do
loscud(hell), LU 2448. in tech ina thuir trichemrūaid ┐ ina
briaid adbulmōir`a huge blaze', Aisl. MC 105.3 .breo tait-
nemach amail caindil, Laws i 142.z Comm. cóic cét déc do
breoaib tened, Alex. 702. cathair Ch. do loisc sain / dá thoisc
65gur bris na breoghaib, Caithr. Thoirdh. 33.36 .ro mheabh-
aidh na bairilledha ina naén b. ¤ lasrach`burst into one blazing
flame
', FM vi 2012.8 . In phr.b. ¤ t(h)ulcha lit.fireon ahill-
top , seeT 377.7,oft. simplylarge fire. Ofburningaspunish-
mentforunchastity (cf. nach ingen dogníd buís . . . no
70breotha, PMLA lvi 941.20 = LL 37043 ):donither . . .
bréo tulcha don merdrig iarsin`a hill-fire', Fél. 98.32 . Note
further:breo tulcha do denum . . . ina tusmit do genib
toratharduib . . . d'uililoscud, CCath. 943. bogeb-sa br[e]ó
thelcha tend. / nom loiscc eter chend is choiss, LL 29549
75(taken asbró quern, Ériu vii 223 § 34 ).
Fig. Patraicc . . . / breō batses genti`a flame that baptized
heathen
', Thes. ii 322.5 (Hy. iii).Brigit . . . / breō órde
óiblech, 325.15 (Hy. iv).a Stefan . . . a b. ¤ náob`O Stephen . . .
holy fire
', Mon. Tall. 131.16 .b. ¤ digla / drech curad(of
80Lóegaire) (rhetoric), LU 8610 ( FB 46 ).mo siur mo brathair
beó (sc.Brigit ┐ Fintan) / ana da (sic leg.) b. ¤ fri cech ró,
LL 4764. Barra bréo n-eccna`a flame of wisdom',
ZCP i 64 § 73. Findachta . . . / breo chet ninsi, IT iii 14 § 29. ān
breō cin brēthir mbraisi`a glorious flame' (of a hero),
85 Ériu ii 16 § 7. in brēo bāgach / in glēo gnimach (sc.Crimthann),
RC xxxvi 262 § 3. brëo fri brūach `ablaze' (of a shield),
Ériu xx 192 § 1. a bhreo (: cheo) dearg(toAodh Óg), DDána
110.51 .bréo ar bhfírfheirge`the flame of our indignation',
Studies 1921, 589 § 5 . (B. na f.)ac proceapt na mbréo(of a
devout person who attends religious worship), ZCP v 486 § 8.
5 co rē na mbréou ┐ Aoda Dorndine(=Oirdnide, ed.) (? B. na
F.), viii 103.6 =co haimsir na næmh ┐ Aeda Oirdnidi, Ériu
ii 186.24 .
In cheville:breō do rath, Ériu vi 122 § 13.
Compds. With nouns.slicht cen breobail`without
10flaw
(?),' Arch. Hib. ii 54 § 1. teine do bhreóghabhail isna
bairillibh púdair`flared up', Hugh Roe² 306.25 .brogsat
brudni breogaili, RC xxii 395.15 ( BDD 69 Appendix).'na
breólasair`like a bright flame', Studies 1923, 422 § 5 .ion-
ann . . . Brighid ┐ breo-shaighead .i. saighead teine,
15 Keat. iii 765 . (n. pr. f.)cona mnai Breóthigirnd, LU 10953. breo
thuair,etymol. gl.onbrāthair, Laws ii 346.14 Comm.
With adj.a Loegairi . . . a bethir breóderg, LU 8111 ( FB 8 ).
With verbs.ní do bhreoghoin Seon`wounded J. sorely',
Ó Bruad. iii 128.9 .breoagit (= āgit ?) .i. immeclaigit they
20fear as one fears fire
(?) (`etymology' of Brigit),
Thes. ii 325.28 .Brigit .i. breosaigit`they flame-seek', 327.18 .

breóad nearlierbrëud uando,m. Vn.ofbreóaid. Later
breód,breódud(breóg-).breud(disyll.), SR 879.
(a) act ofburning: a teinidh brātha breoïd (deoïd),
25 Ériu iii 30 § 11. a robhriudh, § 14 v.l. ar robo torrach hi ┐ asbert
fria muntir a breoad ┐ arai nir lam a mmudugud fri Cond,
LU 3186 ( RC ii 90.8 ).nó lastais . . . na [sen]longa lasamna
'arna mbréo[ad] do pic ┐ do geir[id] ┐ do céir`aflame with
pitch
,etc.', CCath. 2143. deich ccéd etir bhreodh ┐ mhudh-
30ucchadh ro marbhadh and`by wounding' (burning?),
FM i 510.22 =eidir braid, CS 162.4 .
(b) act ofenfeebling,crushing,injuring.Cf. brúd(bruud)
with similar meanings: 'ar mbeith da bhrigh chorparda
'arna breoghadh`being crushed', BNnÉ 158 § 11 .bruic . . . ┐
35míolta . . . muige arna móirbhreogad(by the savaging of
hounds), SG 307.29 .isna teidhmibh troma . . . lé ndéantur
an duine do bhreódh leis, TSh. 2405. an briseadh ┐ an
breódh . . . do-bheirid daosgarshluagh . . . an diabhail ar na
hanmaibh damanta, 6261 .do briseadh an chos . . . / is níor
40bh'iongnadh a breodh, Keat. Poems 1400.
Compd.is iomdha gleacaidhe is gaiscidheach . . . / tháinig
díobh do chlaoidhe 's do bhreódhghoin who came away . . .
sorely wounded from them
, Hackett xxvi 56 .

breoágit xseebreócompds.

45 breó(a)id v(breó) Laterbreo(i)did,breot(h)aid.
(a) burns: brūisius, brēosus (breotais .i. loiscis,v.l.) he
burned them
(Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 7 § 2 (`he enfeebled
them
(?),' Fing. R. 459 n .).nach ingen dogníd buís dar cenn
aurnaidm no breotha used to be burned, LL 37043. mná in
50domuin . . . / i tinid bratha breoid`the world's women . . .
burn in the fire of Doom
', Fél. 190.17 .
(b) enfeebles,weakens,injures,crushes(cf. 1 bruïd): do
breoth in gilla . . . Eochaid, YBL 127a11 .go ttarrla[dar] a
gluine fa each F. innus gur breogadh co mor hí`it was greatly
55bruised
', Fier. 43. maith do bhreóidh an meanadh mé pierced
me
, IGT Decl. ex. 495. gur brúghadh ┐ gur breodhadh na
cléirigh leo`hurt the clerics', Keat. iii 1431. is comhluath
bhriseas ┐ bhreódhas an bás corp an ógáin, TSh. 729. Fig.
do breódh ┐ do buaileadh don sgiúirse se (sc.bochtacht), 5429 .
60 Part. breóite.
Vn. breóad.

breóán n[o,m.] (breó):breoinne .i. ainm cait . . . .i. cat o
andeth (?leg.andud) esidhe .i. breoan ina inde cronan ina
inde(acat ), O'Dav. 241.

65 breóda adj io, iā(breó) blazing,flaming: ic sgrutaín an bratha
breodhai, Snedg. u. MacR. 12 § 55 .ān grīan grīssach /
goires brēoda (beo, broga,v.ll.) Bresuail flaming B., Ält. Ir.
Dicht. ii 15.

Bre(o)gan n. pr. m. name of ancestor of Míl, builder of B.'s.
70Tower( Keat. ii 611 f .).m. Bregaind (Breogain, BB) las ro
chumtacht Brigantia ┐rl. (┐ Tor mBreagain, BB), Corp. Gen.
199.16 .Tuir(g s.)Breoghain, ML² 1529 and n.a slios
Tuir . . . Bhreoghain (: n-ainbhtheanaigh), Studies 1920,
98 § 3 .in tí Bregond, Todd Nenn. 238.6 .tor ṁBregoin,
75 240.1 , see note o.

breo(in)ne n expld. as (name of) acat. Cf. meoinne.breoinne,
O'Dav. 241 , seebreóán.breone (leg.B. ?) .i. catt so, ┐
cronan ┐ comet aci, ┐ tri bai ind, O'Don. 2295 ( Rawl. 506,
28 rb ).Cf. meone .i. cat cuileadh so,ib.

80 breóite part.ofbreóaid(cf.also1 bruïd). Alsobreoidte.
enfeebled,injured;feverish,sick;crushed,broken: robúi in
leoghan breoiti, baccach, ZCP vi 61.16 .dronga ag tuitim
's a gcuisleanna breoidhte`with feverish pulse' (of festive
companies), E. O'Rahilly 76.6. colan bh. ¤ dhreoighte chríona
85 sick, ZCP v 222.21 (Midn. Court).dobreoiti `indestructible'
(of armour), vi 75. 26 .