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bríathrach adj o, ā(bríathar)having manywords;wordy,verbose
(somet. in unfavourable sense): briathrachgl.uerbosus, Ir.
Gl. 628. bid feochair b. ¤ amnas anumal cách, Harl. 5280,44b ,
85cited Meyer Contribb. 260. ni husa berach briathrach i
flaithius, Laws v 456.6 .i. . . . mac na mna birach briathraide,
in ban-cainte, 17 Comm. C. gér bhaeth nír briathrach,
Acall. 1591. don druing bhíos briathrach beig-léighinn, TSh.
8977. do brethemnaib briathracha eloquent judges, LB 122a21 .
In cheville:ní bágh briathrach, BR 120.18 .
5Asn. pr. m. Bria[th]rach, ZCP xii 362.31 , 35 . As epithet
Briccriu briathrach, Anecd. i 52 § 13 (ICM). Note also:
sliged Dala dag-bríathraig`of D. the affable', Met. Dinds.
iii 276.2 .

bríathrad n(bríathar)act ofspeaking: do briathradh ┐ do
10chomrādh fris, Fl. Earls 116.3 . 208.20 .

bríathraigid v(bríathar) utterswords,speaks;pronounces: is é
brath forgell bennachtan D. . . . ro briathraigestar as á
bheol, MR 298.9 .fios na ffian dia ro briathraighes`of whom
I have spoken
', Leb. Gab. 162 note 3 .briatraighim ar tus . . . /
15d'Fionn, Duan. Finn ii 154 § 5. briathraighim`Ijudge ', gl.
baighim, Leb. Gab. 60 note 10 .briathraigiss ier sin frisin
dara ban-scál, Fl. Earls 144.29 .

brib xseebreib.

bríb n(Engl. loanword). See Ériu xxi 28 § 8. bribe: cf. ar bhrīb mbig, Celtica i 145 § 11. comhadh,
20cennach, b. ¤ , tairgse, dearlaice, Eg. Gl. 135. dalladh le bríbh
(b., breib, breab,v.ll.), ZCP v 206.22 (Midn. Court).

bríbéir n m.(Engl. loanword) brewer: mun n-aithnid fear leasa
tar bheachaibh an bhríbhéara`brewers' bees' (i.e.`the
Cromwellians
,' n. 2), Ó Bruad. iii 20.8 .sdo léanuigh pratainn
25paca an bhríbhéara, 186.6 .

bríbéirecht n(bríbéir) brewing,brew: mo chrádh go rach gan
stad le bríbhéireacht`I must . . . take to brewing', E. O'Rahilly
(1900) 258.4 .Fig. gan amuisce sa aithghein nár blaiseadh
do bhríbhéireacht(glossed.i. an plot(viz.of Oates, ed.),
30n. e), Ó Bruad. iii 16.12 .

bricce n iā,f.(brecc) (a) freckling,freckles;spots: do'n aghaid
ar a mbí brice` freckledness ', O'Gr. Cat. 191.30. cuirtear ar
in aghaidh, ┐ sgaraidh a salchar ┐ a brice ria, 23 K 42 ,
322.16 .nó an liopard a bhreice=spots, Jer. xiii 23.
35 (b) variety: ar brici chomarlegl.`vetus' . . . `ueternus'
facit, non solum `ueteranus'` versatility ', Sg. 38a7 .
Seebrecce.

briccín n(brecc):benais a bricín da baithis ┐ sgáilis a folt`her
checkered coif
', Fianaig. 72.30 .in bricín, O'D. 1996 ( Eg.
40Plut. 90,14 vb ) `der bunte Tuch, der Tartan', Ir. Recht 30.22 .
Inn. loc. Baili Bricin, ZCP iii 226.7 .

briccne n(brecc) speckling,freckling: bricne `variety' (lauda-
tory epithet of Brian), O'Gr. Cat. 603.6. lentigines. . . .i.
bricnidhe, 23 K 42,297.7 .

45 bríce n(Engl. loanword) brick: tuighe . . . do dhéanamh b. ¤ =to
make brick
, Exod. v 7. an uimhir chēdna bhrícigh do dhén-
amh gan conghamh tuidhe, Leabh. ó Láimhsgr. v 95.z.

? brichi: ind lathar col combat colcend frit ṁbrath ṁbrichi(rhet.),
LL 37014.

50 1 bricht n[u],m. Cf. brigaid. Not always dist. frombrecht
(partic. in metrical applications).bricht(drúadh)m. g s.,n p.
brechta, IGT Decl. § 71. incantation,charm,magic spell: in
b. ¤ gl.carmen, Ml. 76a21 .b. ¤ .i. epaid, Auraic. 4540. briocht
.i. dráoidheacht, O'Cl. dichan brichtu din forsan crand sin,
55 Corm. 32. b. ¤ ┐ bacc is bachall, 6 .tria brichtu ┐ dicetla ┐
cantana, Dinds. 18. fithnaise F. ┐ brechtai B., LU 10776
(TE).docechain brictu furri, Dinds. 113. tria derbairde
brechta do denum doib, Aen. 1494. Ofweapons,etc.: iar cor
dó brechta hi fáebur in bélae, LU p. 272 note a. ic cor
60breachta neme inti(sc. astonefor use asmissile ),
RC xliii 84.3 .dina brechtaib cumachtaibh sain na n-arm,
ZCP xxx 127.3 . Various:ba b. ¤ bladmass (of a victoriousexpedition),
Bruchst. i 6 § 3 , IT iii 40 § 36. (of fascinating beauty)
briocht sorche, ZCP xiv 218.12 .
65With qual. gen.:fri brichtu ban, Thes. ii 357.8 (Patrick's
Hy.).dí láim rígdai brectu ban mberir, LU 10015. focheird
b. comga a protective spell, 6404 .breachta diablaidhechta, Fl.
Earls 132.26 .a recht conscéra brichta drúad, LU 10035.
brechta druidechta, 4028 ( SC 48 ).b. ¤ drúadh aga dídean
70(a country), IGT Decl. ex. 1542. toingidsum luigi fo b. ¤
nimide (leg.nimi de ?), O'C. 735 (H. 3.18, 352).b. ¤ serce
a n-urlabra an ḟir, Prolegomena 45 § 26 .sianargan(see Gloss.)
in brechta sídhe, Acall. 3482. baindia an bhreachta shíoth-
chána(of Cupid), DDána 78.9 .b. ¤ suain, RC xxiii 420 § 36.
75 a gnúis bhláith go mbriocht toile`with love-charm', Studies
1921 , 589 § 9 .
Metr.octosyllable, (a group of) eight syllablesas ametrical
unit(see Murphy Metrics 27 , IT iii 130 ; Lochlann ii 51 ):
b. ¤ .i. bri ocht .i. ocht mbriathra and, no b. ¤ iarsinni brigtair
80ocht sillaba and, Auraic. 1427 - 8 .ótá dialt cotrici brict, IT
iii 20 § 59. brict . . .: tech duind damaig, dun coṅgaile,etc.,
22 § 66 ( Murphy Metrics,60 § 43 ).b. ¤ int ochtmad deach.
forinní brígther. ar is de dogníther nath, Corm. 17. brechta
remitiagat felessa ann dogres the lines of eight syllables
85precede the lines of four syllables in it
(sc. dechnad brecht-
ḟelesach)always, IT iii 40 § 37. (name of metre)b. ¤ nathrach
Nede, 103 § 193 .nath dēbrechta—nath sēbrechta n. with
two lines—n. with six lines
(Meyer), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 24 § 1 - 25
§ 4 , IT iii 39 § 31.
Compds. With nouns.suan re bás brichtbodba(sic leg.),
5 MR 170.8 .brichtscribhenna briste catha`spell-writings that
win battles
', CCath. 5329. With adj.earlamh . . . briocht-
ghlan, bennuighthe` radiant ', BNnÉ 155 § 1 . With adjj.
derived from nouns.claideb . . . breachtfaebrach a éo, IT
iii 199 § 59. (in name of metre)dechnaid mbrechtfelessach
10 with lines of eight and four syllables, 40 § 47 . 6 § 5 . With part.
co minnaib . . . bricht-rinnta . . . ar foradh gacha flatha
`diadems adorned with magic scrolls', Celt. Rev. ii 208.22 .