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brothlach n oandā,f.(2 broth?3 broth?) cave,hollow,pit, esp.
80 cooking-pit: b. ¤ .i. poll, no ionadh in a mbearbhthar feoil a
ttalmhain, O'Cl. brothloch(brúthloch) `a boiling pit', P. O'C.
cliath, ochd, b. ¤ , brollach, Eg. Gl. 122. ilar ṁb. na mbled
ṁberg pits(in Hell), SR 897. ferba (.i. bó,H) brachtchi (.i.
methi,ib.) brothlochi(rhet.), LU 8886 ( FB 68 ).le co ndernai
85brothlaig foraib, Dinds. 157. nó co dáilfed brothlaig mbáis /
for a slóg`he would dispense a mess of death',
Met. Dinds. iii 452.41 . Legal:leba an brothlaigh atceas . . . ┐ cinnti conad í
gait in fir, O'C. 2421 ( Eg. 88,33b ).ní ac a mbi laith techta no
caire brothlaighi, O'C. 2448 ( Eg. 88,36b ). SeeS 239.53.
Inn. loc.:ar lár Tiprat Brothlaigi, LL 28748. See Hog.
5Onom. 634.

? brothlucht xperh. =brothlach:b. ¤ .i. i talamh bruiter in feoil
sin [i] lucht .i. a coire, O'Dav. 236. brothlacht luchd fulacht,
etc.(rhet.), O'Don. 2202 (Nero A vii, 140b).

? 1 brothrach adj[o, ā]:blonoc b. ¤ belathi tuirc` fried ', Aisl. MC
10 87.15 .

2 brothrach n ā,f.(brothar, see O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 169 n.4 )
bed-covering,coverlet,blanket;garment: sruamach .i. b. ¤ ,
O'Mulc. 853. ?berrech .i. b. ¤ , Goid. 75 § 43 (Dúil Laithne).
brothruch .i. brat riogha, Hard. ii 298.7 .im ṡé brothracha
15cona córus tinchuir iter cerchailli ┐ gaimniu, Críth Gabl. 403.
eter choilcthe ┐ brothracha, TBC² 157 ( LU 4619 ).do broth-
rachaib ┐ brecánaib, LU 8070 ( FB 4 ).xxx. b. ¤ , LL 17928.
brothracha beca / lepa cach deise, SG 364.37 .ni chuincem . . .
brot[h]rachu na breccanu, acht in talam, Alex. 873. brothor
20na brothraigi, Trip.² 772. cona brot[h]raig bōshaille` mantle ',
Aisl. MC 39.14 .

brothrachán n(2 brothrach):brothrachangl.sabribarra(cf.
sarrabarrexpld. asindumenta Sarracenorum, Du Cange), Ir.
Gl. 180. mogaid . . . cona m-brotharlúmnib brothracháin,
25 Aisl. MC 91.8 .

brothscoa xseebrodscuad.

brotla adj[io, iā]. It is uncertain whether some exx. below shld.
be referred to (a) or (b).
(a) bold;proud(?),splendid(?),grand(?);lively: bresta
30.i. b. ¤ nó beoda nó suilbhir, ut est co morbuidin brestai( Fél.
July 19 ) `ardent(?),' O'Dav. 264. in sluag b. ¤ bágach`bold',
CRR 22. b. ¤ , borb-ráitech` furious ', MR 194.9 .ina m-bróin
b. ¤ `fiery . . . phalanx', 214.z. ana m-bloisc-beim brodla`with
their proud noisy strokes
', CF 730. tricha echṡrían ṁb.
35ṁbrass, LL 17923. ro cóirged bruidin b. ¤ bélfairsing dó`a
splendid . . . hostel
', Fianaig. 70.30 .an leomhan brodla
Baoithín, Magauran 2238 .croidhe brodla bághach(of a
prince), DDána 98.42 .is / brodla sgríobhaim`I am proud to
write
' Magauran 3359 .co b. ¤ ` speedily ', Ériu xvi 163 § 33.
40 (b) With pejorative senseharmful(?), etc.: sē lāma brodla
bun-chaola barr-grānna . . . ag na badhbhuib sin, ML² 1593.
na trí badhbha, brodla, brisg-dhéadla`saucy', ML 118.29 .
an sluagh brodla barbarda, ZCP xiv 250.3 .bēim brodla
barbardha, Eachtra Uill. 996.
45In compd.:brithemh . . . / berlaid bithb. ¤ , IT iii 56.1 .

brotlach n[o,n.] (bratt?) garment,clothing,covering: uestimenta
.i. brotligi, Thes. ii 38.6 . ?teacht do brotluch, O'Don. 2296
( Rawl. 506,28bcol. 1 . ?b. ¤ .i. inathar(` readinginar,'
Plummer MS. notes), O'Dav. 236.

50 brotlom(m): n brotlom sloig romoir`atrifling part of a great
army
', CCath. 5721. a brodlom beacc slóicch, FM v 1610.24 .
Hugh Roe 322.28 . Seebrodlann.

brottae adj[io, iā] (brothad). See Thurn. Gramm. § 109 , Greene,
Ériu xxi 261. as ṁbrotae, gl.momentanea, Ml. 113a5 . As
55 subst. a mbrottegl.momentaneum, Wb. 15c6 .

brotursach: n b. ¤ mor do fodainib rabble , Ann. Conn. 1405.15 .

1 brú n n,f.Noten p.(? asg-stem)brugha(=alvos), 23 K 42,
26.1 . Latern s. broinn, Anecd. v 22 n. 5 .b. ¤ f., IGT Decl.
§ 97. g s. bronn, ex. 1773 .
60 (a) abdomen,belly;bowels,entrails: amal sōeras Ionas fāith/
a b. ¤ míl mōir, Thes. ii 304. 5 (Hy. i).de b. ¤ céti magni, Fél.
Ep. 464. a bróndaib in tríir from the bellies of the three men,
Trip.² 2120. niruho herosai . . . den laec[h] imdecht lie mét a
bronn`owing to the bigness of his belly', RC xii 86 § 93. a
65bruindi a tir Arabia: a bru a Lodain`his (Adam's) belly',
MacCarthy 25.4 .im stáic do broinn B.`for a steak off B.'s
belly
' (a man in the shape of a pig), Met. Dinds. iii 388.20 .
giamtar lana na brondanda`though the bellies were full',
CCath. 2579. faisbedgarnach na mbruinnech ┐ na mbronn-
70ann`of the . . . bellies', 5937 .inne a brond`his bowels',
RC iii 181.16 .céin robo beo ní thaudchaid a b. ¤ for cóir(an
injured warrior), LU 6078 (TBC).fíce secda brond`dry
internal piles
', Mon. Tall. 152.9 .co ceanglann an reubar-
brum an b. ¤ , Rosa Ang. 290.6 .sgaoileadh . . . bronn looseness
75of the bowels
, TSh. 1729. SeeM 99.20.
In sense ofbruinne:bru arna tromghuin, IT iii 96 § 150.
og tabairt do an gai a broind an maic, Anecd. i 16.13 .
dorecgmaing 'sin scíath ósa broind`over his breast', Táin 1128 .
b. ¤ ealae(B. na f.)breast of a swan, Arch. iii 310 § 4. Note also
80 broinn ar bhráighid` side by side ', Bard. Synt. Tr. 24.25 .
Esp.womb: cid hua b. ¤ gl.ab utero, Ml. 75d9 .isin mbroin
mathardi, 44a10 .i mbru a mathar, 71c15 .figor cuirp crist
rosuidiged hi linannart brond maire(of the Host),
Thes. ii 252.10 (Stowe M.).teuir oenaidchi fo b. ¤ `three nights (were
85passed) in the womb
', Thes. ii 291.6 .compert maic Dé . . . i
mbroind (bru,v.l.) Muire óige, Ériu ii 198.15 .cotombertsa b. ¤
sóer, LU 8280 ( FB 22 ).fot broinn / búredaig`in your
bellowing womb
', Celtica vi 222 § 67 .inna broind, LU 10602
=it bruinn(Eg.), IT i 139.23 ( Comp. Con C. 5 ).níra alt
Banba da b. ¤ , LL 11034 `nor has B. ever nurtured', Táin 3594 .
5 coro thoed a b. ¤ `till her womb should have fallen' (with
childbirth), Dinds. 94 .toircheas bronn na banóighe, DDána
9.11 .an lá gheintear neach i mbroinn, TSh. 2388. med do
ghail ar broind o mB.`relationship on distaff side' (note),
Magauran 2526 .do fágbadh i mbroinn`was posthumous',
10 O'Gr. Cat. 351.4.
(b) body(or part of it) consuming food, henceappetite,
gluttony: srīan frit broind, ZCP vi 264 § 5. mar lán mara
a-mach 's amuigh / bídh b. ¤ gach aoinfhir amhlaidh, Aithd. D.
80.36 .As seat ofconsciousness,emotions,etc. roscé anni
15robi ina broind`he disburdened his heart', RC ii 197.18 .is
maith cach broinn i mbídh in bēlrad aidhbind .i. teibernighes
aircetal ūaithi mind(?), Anecd. v 22 note 5 .do ghabh . . .
'na broinn . . . rún ro dhaingean, Desid. 2155.
? In B. na f.:mo b.-sa ris nī berba, / gorab en lemno luæ,
20 Arch. iii 310 § 5. dlicht sāer sāerus broind, Anecd. v 22.17 .
(c) Extended meaningsinterior,cavity;front(etc.),surface
of things, ground,etc.: asréracht . . . / Íssu a b. ¤ thalman, Fél.
March 27 .cusin bhfialluch ngaiscid bui 'na mbroinn
`therein' (in `war-castles' mounted on elephants), Marco P.
25 114. ros tóccbhaidhther tú a broind áoilich from the middle
of a dung-heap
, BNnÉ 325 § 42 .b. ¤ dhealbhnathrach serpent-
shaped hold
(of a ship), Measgra D. 48.33 .
(d)In prepp. phrs. WithAR(FOR),FRI,TAR:thūaidh atā
an cethrar calma / as féile atā ar broinn Banba over B., ZCP
30 viii 109.29 .ar brū na bearna`facing contest' (Gloss.), O'R.
Poems 395. ar broinn an chatha`in the battle-van', Aithd. D.
26.21 .doronad istada re broinn seilgi`for hunting', Marco P.
49. dá sluagh . . . fri broinn (re hagaidh,v.l.) catha do chur
`on the point of joining battle', BNnÉ 7 § 23 .re broinn sholl-
35amhna mar soin`at the approach of such a festival',
Ériu v 54.19 .atracht . . . neart Cruithneach ┐ Gaedeal dar broind
Bretan across B., Todd Nenn. 72.5 .dar broind mionn, ┐
comairgeadh`in violation of relic-oaths and sureties',
FM ii 1072.21 .
40Compds. With nouns:arhirchus bronnbuar oc bánfethig
(rhet.), ZCP viii 306.32 . ?coire breth . . . con-berbha bretha
brúchaire breithemhan, Ériu xiii 26.10 .Ioin . . . brunn-
dalta Ísu`beloved disciple', PH 1454. Cf. Eoin bruinde, 8421 .
bronndalta do bhí ag Colmán`a beloved fosterling', Studies
45 1918 , 99 § 10 . fora bronnfine (.i. . . . fora macaib) on her
immediate family (bosom-kin
of sons, grandsons, Thurn.), Ir.
Recht 28 § 31 , Stud. in E. Ir. Law 111. ni mad chine / nad
choisc a bronnḟine, LL 19127. gríss bronn-galair glanas
broinn`the fever of an abdominal disease,etc.', Triads 224 .
50 go bronn-lár nó go bolgán na bruidhne sin to the very middle
of that hostel
(sc.hell), TSh. 6649.
With adjj.:ar losaid bhronn-áird`in a deep trough',
Tribes of Irel. 46.9 .do láigh breacca broinddearga red-
chested fawns
, Acall. 94. a mbárca . . . brondḟarsiuṅga, LL
55 32149 ( TTr. 1338 ).do b[r]ithemnaib bronngaethaib` wise-
hearted ' (Gloss.), SR 4566. an chíoch . . . bhruinngheal,
Aithd. D. 85.11 .ba bronnlan longa na Lochlannach with
full holds
, Caithr. CC 77. .l. gabur . . . it é . . . bruinlethain,
LU 10812. brighmur broinntseng bríatharcert` emaciated '
60(a saint), RC xii 320 § 1. Withpart. broinn-tesctha, ML² 1797.