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bairdne n iā,f.(bard) bardic craft,bardic composition, bardic
metre(less strictly regulated and less highly regarded than
85 filidecht , Murphy Metrics 26 f.).do corus bard cona bardni,
IT iii 5 title.óendán cen tomus techtai. . . .i. in bairdni,
6 § 4 .cis lir fodlai filet forsin mb. ¤ ? Nī: .l. fodal .i. cethora
primfodla . . . ┐ is as-sin fodailter a aisdi coir do cach bard,ibid.
secht n-aisde na filidheachta ┐ secht n-aisde na b. ¤ ,
Ériu xiii 39.7 =vii mbrousnacha na b. ¤ , Auraic. 3508 .diles do bairdni
5.i. a tomus fri cluais ┐ fri coir n-anala, 757 .Cf. 3824 , Ériu
xiii 43.23 .in āes bair[d]ne ┐ rand, Anecd. v 23 n. 7 .bunad
in airchetail (.i. tomsidhe) ┐ int sois (.i. na b. ¤ ), 24 n.3 .Cf. IT
iii 6 § 3. co corus coibnes cata cána concana b. ¤ , O'D. 2207
(Nero A vii, 143b).F. . . . dochóid . . . hi tír Connacht co
10mbairtni donaib rígaib, Trip.² 2225. bagaim conid bairdni
bind. / debidi alaind imrind, LL 5257. dorónus dōibh
dua[i]n mbinn mb. ¤ , Arch. iii 296 § 45. As name of a par-
ticularmetre: bairdne fodesin, Murphy Metrics p. 65 § 60 .
Also in other names of metres:bogb., casb., snedb.etc.,
15 p. 76 f. arbeittet bairtni bindi / . . . ainm nAeda,
Thes. ii 295 § 8 (SP v).

bairdsech xseebairsech.

baire nexpld. as deathorsorrow: bari .i. bās, Corm. Y p. 59.8 .
b. ¤ .i. brón, ut est maile, b. ¤ , gaire Caiar, O'Dav. 217. b. ¤ .i.
20brón no bás. ut est maile b. ¤ gaire, Ériu xiii 55.17 .

1 báire io n (a) course,progress: is gnāth la Fland, lāthar
n-āne, / bāre sech a dīne to outstrip his (own) generation(?),
Bruchst. 11 § 19. sóiset a mb. ¤ dia brath / co tarb nDáire
maic F. they turned their course, Met. Dinds. iii 370.47 .mo
25bh. tar muir mbarcláin, Buile S. 30.9 .b. ¤ baíse wild or wanton
course: co tanic mac . . . P. ar a baírí baissi ina ruatur
rabarta, BB 430b48 .ina ruathar righmiledh ┐ ina baire
baíssi, St. Ercuil 283. Cf. Oliuane / na tarat bari for baís,
LL 16480. Of achild'splay: ar a bāire baīsi a coimidecht a
30oide, ML² 13. cnuic áille ar ar hoileadh mé / oirear mo bh. ¤
baoise, DDána 88.31 .
cenn báiri goal,destination: is cucainni cenn a báiri it is
us he makes for
, Sc. M² § 9.5 .rachaidh mé dar mbaileine /
mar a bhfuil ceann ar mb. ¤ , Magauran 800 .a Moling . . . / gus'
35tuccus cend mo bhaire towards whom I have directed my
course
, Anecd. ii 24 § 18 .
(b) goal,aim,object;victory: fácbaid sund fri b. ¤ mbil / liac
láime cech láech-ḟir, Met. Dinds. iii 116.99 .bruthmar b. ¤ ,
ii 2.2 .b. ¤ breath-ṡoluis gacha bréithre(a prince), MR 108.18 .
40 neach nach tréig b. ¤ an bheatha / téid beatha as sáimhe
seocha, Dán Dé vii 3 perh. to be assigned to (a).lá b. ¤
`Victory Day', PBocht 3.30 .is ruathur ratha, is rót do báre,
TBC 5343. a bhuille bh. ¤ na mban`master stroke' (to the
Blessed Virgin), PBocht 13.45 .buailfidh Dia a bhuille bh. ¤ , 3.1 .
45 (c) gameofhurling;goal: búaid ṁb. ┐ immana, TBC 971.
ros fuc (sc.in liathróit) dar brúach ṁbaire uadib, 904 .ag
imirt an bh. ¤ , Oss. iii 118.4 .ar mhachaire an bh. ¤ , ZCP v 211.
253 (Mid. Court).ar gcur bh. ¤ having scored a goal, DDána
105.6 .ro chuiris an b. ¤ trí huaire ar Chairbre, Oss. iii 56.19 . v
50 (d)Withbeirid. (i) directsone's course (attack),proceeds,
sets out: nima rucsam ar mbaire / nima lodmair sec Lere,
CS 136.13 (an. 827 ).iss ed ruc a báre . . . co rígu Sparte,
LL 31293 ( TTr. 477 ).beiridh baíri mbruthmar . . . dochum
na debhtha, 405bz .i dtráth beirthe an bh. ¤ at the moment of
55attack
, DDána 48.29 .Fig. monúar ámh nach daoinleith ro
iomáinset ┐ do bertsat a mb. ¤ , Hugh Roe² 264.20 .Cf. FM v
1860.6 .
(ii) wins,gainsthevictory: gach āen 'ga mbīa in marbnad-si,
/ budh hē bērus an bāiri, ZCP xiii 17.28 .in fer . . . / beirios
60b. ar cach cuaini, SG 61.10 .ní rugamar an b. ¤ ar a chéile,
Oss. iii 118.7 (Tór. Dh.).rug b. ¤ ar gach aonlocht hí, DDána
32.5 .gnaoi Rōisi ag breith bhāire, O'R. Poems 973.
With other vbs.:mo lic láimhe / . . . / bid breo brisfeas
báiri, Mann. and Cust. ii 280. n. ar mbuadugad cacha b. ¤ ┐ ar
65maidem cacha mórchoscair, MR 244.21 .dias do maoidh
baire um Berbha, LL 394.5 .

2 báire nexpld. as leader,chief: bāire,graece barones fortes
dicuntur , Corm. Y 154. baraegraece barones mercinari
fortess dicuntur. Broc fochracae didiu in bari,unde dicitur
70bare buri, O'Mulc. 124. baire .i. saí, Ériu xiii 76.208 .bari
na sárḟiadach sáer / Sláni, LL 4182 =baire, BB 56a1 .do
thuit naonbhar do bhairibh na bruighne`nine of the chiefs',
ITS v 176.27 . ?cen bró-guine b. ¤ , Met. Dinds. iv 70.3 .
?Cf. bár.

75 1 báirech adj o, ā(? 1 or2 báire):a mBrēifne brecglais bāirig
(: Gāirig), Jn. Celt. Stud. i 85 § 24 (`of the games').

2 báirech xseebárach.

? bairell: ind br— bacc b. ¤ bodang, IT iii 30.17 (birell, 15 ).

bairenn n ā,f. boireann f., IGT Decl. § 54 (107.12) .largestone;
80 rocky district (see O'Don. Suppl. s.v. boireand):boirend .i.
borr-ond .i. cloch mōr, O'Mulc. 181. ardrí Alpan . . . bag
barand brúthi bairend (: Cairell)`setting rocks aglow(?),'
Arch. Hib. ii 55 § 20 ( LL 23560 ).Glend Láid ! / docollainn
fan mboirinn caoimh, IT ii2128.159 (fám errad chaimh,
85 v.l.) = Measgra D. 44.14 . ?lécciss coilcthi, lécciss cotludh
/ . . . / brisiss bairne, ZCP viii 198 § 17 (of Colum Cille).
Asn. loc.see FM Index, Hog. Onom., Dinds. 25.
Compds. With noun:múadblosc braenach bairindchorp
`hard-bodied, strong(?)' (Gloss.), BDD² 808. na bairend-
lecca bodba, TBC 4661. Fig.of Fer Diad:in bairindlecc
5(sic leg.) brātha, TBC² 2205. With adj.ra gabastar a ṡleig
ṁbarnig ṁbairendbailc ina desláim strong as a rock, TBC 3735
(mbairnigh mbaránach bailc,v.l.).
Cf. 2 bairne.