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85 brin(n)glóid n=brinn:brionnláid,brionlóid(`frombrional')
`adream,vision,deception ' . . . corruptlybriongláid brionglóid,
P. O'C. brinn .i. brionnglóide, O'Cl. brionglóid nó
aisling, brúadar, Eg. Gl. 53. do toibhreadh aingeal . . . a
mbrionglóid do I., Math. ii 13. thairghirios brionglóide
bréagacha=dreams, Jer. xxiii 32.

5 briomstóin n g s.(Engl. loanword):na toinn-cheatha bréana b. ¤ ,
TSh. 6198.

-brios xsee2 gíallcompds.

brisc adj o, ā brittle,fragile, easilybroken: b. ¤ .i. ab eo quod est
priscus ar is b. ¤ [cach crin ┐] cach ṅarsaid, Corm. 7. carnae . . .
10is b. ¤ ūair is bruithi, ar is rigin intan is feōil, Corm. Y 261.
arán briscc, Misc. Hag. Hib. 161.8 .bá b. ¤ fidbad i llámaib
láech, LL 32794 ( TTr. 2006 ).Ofland,soil: ós Bairind b. ¤
`crumbling B.', Met. Dinds. iii 366.15 .
With more abstract meanings:buidhne . . . briscci . . .
15Bretan` brisk ', CCath. 5367. is b. ¤ . . . in gloir saegalta, YBL
168a30 .b. ¤ . . . a derid unsolid . . . its end(sc.Roman rule),
ZCP xxx 100.42 .conách diombuan / an domhain che briosg
braithleaghtha` fragile ', Dán Dé xxx 2 .mairg bias isin
mbriaidh mb. ¤ -sin under that critical verdict(of Hell), ZCP vi
20265 § 15.
Equat. goma brisgidir re barraib feda ag a tesgad do
thuagaib as easily broken, Ériu viii 44.29 .Superl.?ango
dano . . . adfía basa lecht bas briscium, LU 7500 ( BDD 102 ).
Ascompar. cid as briscim (briscidh, briosga,v.ll.) cuirir what
25is more brittle than the earthnut
? (answer: a jealous woman's
temper), ZCP xiii 272.1 .
Adv. réad do bhronnadh go briosc`to be brisk in giving',
Ó Bruad. iii 196.14 .
Assubst. senbrisca a salcha(readasalchaas in FB)má
30chossa dirty old tattered things, LU 8520 ( FB 37 ).Cf. senbrisc,
S 172.34.
Compds. With nouns.briscbemneach na narm`the
crashing strokes
', Ériu v 238.7 .doringni briscbruan ┐ min-
scomartach din charput` fragments ' (Táin 641), LL 8204.
35 briscbrúar na clocend ica n-erlech shattered fragments of
skulls
, TFerbe 333 . With adjj.crínbhriathrach .i. brisc-
bhriathrach, O'Cl. na trí badhbha brodla, brisg-dhéadla
`saucy, impudent . . . witches', ML 118.30 .briosg-ghlórach
` Babling ', Eg. Gl. 105 (Acts xvii 18).

40 briscad n g p.(appar. based on Engl. or Fr.Cf. brisc). Inn.loc.:bel ath na mbriosccadh . . . fó dháigh an ro faccbhadh do
bhriosccaibh ┐ do beccbhairgenaibh oca` biscuits ', FM vi
1952.6 .Cf. brioscaal.brioscáid`bisket', P. O'C.

?-briscaid xseeM 142.22.

45 briscair n g s.:iar ndenam briscair bruair dí so that it was
shattered in pieces
(a lance), Grail p. 40.26 =briscbruar, 891 .

briscarnach n(cf. briscair):briscurnach na mbárc ica mbrissiud,
LL 32228 `thecrashing ', TTr. 1418. amhuil briosgarnach na
ndos faói phota=crackling of thorns, Eccl. vii 6.

50 brisce n(brisc) brittleness,brittlematter: brisge nocha bia 'n-a
fhiodh rotten wood, DDána 42.40 .

briscecht ind brisce:le hullmacht ┐ le briscechta ngradha ┐ a
toirrsi=teneritas(Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr. 4329.

briscemnech n=briscarnach:a bressim .i. a brisgemnech ┐ a
55esgal(of a whirlpool), Corm. 14. briscinmnech na scvlmaire
`the crashing of the sculls', TTr.² 867.

briscén n[m.] (brisc):co b. ¤ m-banrīgna .i. cerrbacan `mash' (?),
Aisl. MC 99.20 (see Gloss.).tormentilla .i. briscean,
Arch. i 336 § 107. Cf. prisceana, § 61 .brioscan,briosclán` wild
60 tansey, etc.', P. O'C. blioscán`the tansey weed', Hog.
Luibhl. 123. briosclán`stuntedbrittle grass ', Dinn.

? -brisceth: ind bulli . . . brut b. ¤ , Cog. 194.8 .

brisclech n(brisc):briosclach`anything ready to fall asunder
withbrittleness ', P. O'C. b. ¤ a chnám, SG 408.29 .ad cualadh
65brisgleach chnámha an tsenórach`the crackling of the bones
of the old man
', TFrag. 106.6 .

brislech xseebreislech.

bris(s)ed u,m. vn.ofbris(s)id.briseadh, IGT Verbs § 71.
(a) act ofbreaking; abreak(ing): brisiud (.i. do min[bach]
70feda ┐ crīnac[h]) brister co llāim(i.e.firewood), Corm. Y 119.
di brisiud a chomlad, Críth Gabl. 214. ar daigin bristi in aile
`of breaking the fence', Laws i 174.15 Comm. a ndelba do
brissed, PH 737. ac brised a duine ┐ a cathrach`breaching its
fortresses and cities
', Marco P. 128. an sēpēl . . . do bloghadh ┐
75do urissedh, Fl. Earls 146.14 .tri .l. long . . . do brisidh
ir-Ross C.`were wrecked', RC xvii 235.1 (Tig.).teit soidhnein
┐ teinntec as in mbrisid sin `rupture' (from heat and cold in
cloud), Ir. Astr. Tr. 150.29 .brised conni a breaking of the
appointment
(for a truce), Ann. Conn. 1309.8 .is e is brissed
80do'n aithne-si, PH 7715. briseadh cána`breach of Rule'
(of religious order), PBocht 1.1 .is briseadh a spioraid
urchóid=perverseness . . . is a breach in the spirit, Prov. xv 4.
(b) act of injuring,breaking(partic. of persons, parts of
body): a mbriseadh na gcnamh=ossium fracturis, 23 K 42,
85 70.2 .briseadh .i. guin, O'Cl. cos na circe do brissiud, Fing.
R. 315. do brisiud cend for mac fri clocha, MU² 932. do
linadh . . . hi (sc.colann in Tigherna) do bhristibh(=fractura,
Gloss.), Smaointe B. Chr. 3812. a mbrisedh bo for injuring a
cow
, O'Don. 343 (H. 3.17, 265).Fig.:brisiuth aicnith`master-
ing of nature
', Ériu vii1 38.24 .ba brisedh aiccnid mor la C. sin
5`a great heartbreak to C.', CCath. 3321. go mbrisedh croidhe
saothair`overpowered with toil', Fl. Earls. 142.33 .
(c) Freq. ofbattles,etc., us. withFORofdefeatedparty
act of defeating,overthrowing;defeat,rout: brisiud múad
mórchatha(rhet.), LU 8686 ( FB 52 ,cf. Celtica vi 231 ).
10 ní fír fer do slúag . . . brisiud for óenfer n-anaichnid eturro,
9215 (94).eter brissiud catha ┐ immairec ┐ chomlaind`the
winning of battles
', RC xiii 442 § 17. do bensat . . . righi
Erenn do Feraibh B. íar mbrisedh orra, Leb. Gab. 158 note 1 .
fer tri ṁbristi`the man of three routs' (Táin 4524), LL 12016.
15 biaidh briseadh ort(=dispergaris, Deut. xxviii 25 ), TSh.
10800. do chuir an briseadh ar sluagh Uladh, Keat. ii 4546.
Note also:ni ruc orra gan brised o cheile an lá sin wherever
he caught up with them he scattered them
, Ériu v 192.18 .
(d) In more abstr. senses ofbreakingorviolatinglaws,etc.:
20 brisid turrtaige`violating thy protection', Laws i 164.12 Comm.
do díghaltus bristi a rechta, RC xxiv 378.z .ar egla bhriste
a hodachta(=ne perderet virginitatem suam, Gloss.),
Smaointe B. Chr. 267. do mhac . . . dom ṡárughadh, ┐ mo bhriosiodh
dhó, TFrag. 66.4 .briseadh na haithne`breaking the com-
25mandment
', Dán Dé v 23 .do brethnaighetar lucht na
cathruch brisedh air`would have broken faith with him',
BCC 256. gan brisedh= inuiolably , RSClára 2a .
(e)In qualifying phrases:Cobthach Cóel Breg briste clar,
Rawl. 88b53 .bande . . . brisde sida`goddess(sc.Alecto) . . .
30 of breaking peace', Aen. 1628. lucht briste an dlíghe Dé
ZCP iv 400.12 . Seecáin.
Seebristed.