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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.

2 brú n expld. asdoe: b. ¤ .i. eilid, no agh allaidh, O'Cl. do di-s[i]
. . . / is mo di-si . . . / is deil do baoighliu re a bh. ¤ .i. is deal-
ugh[udh] do laogh re eilit(B. na f.), ZCP v 488 § 5 and n.
Abach fili nodos-gair . . . bru in eleit . . ./ Atconna[r]c braich-
65em is b. ¤ / ┐ baigliu etarru, Dinds. 34.

3 brú n(cf. 1 brá). See Ériu xxi 26 § 2. edge,brink,bank;
border: ar bru na seiched, YBL 122b16 .ar bru mona no
chuithi`on the edge of a bog or pit', Laws v 330.12 Comm.
de b. ¤ Berbae balbae`from the brink of . . . B.', Fél. Dec. 22.
70 for bru Boinne atuaid, Thes. ii 310.32 .conéracht Glaiss
Chruind fríu . . . co féotár fuirri (.i. fora bru, H), LU 5363
(TBC).for bru in mara`on the sea-shore', Laws i 70.y
Comm. for b. ¤ in Broga, LU 10701 (TE).ar bru na cilli
`at the edge of the church', RC xxiv 46 § 4. do b. ¤ Banba
75barrgile`to the border of . . . B.', Ériu iv 100 § 32. fa bh. ¤
bhfoinnlearg bhfochanta, DDána 118.22 .ar b. ¤ deróil a derce
on the wretched edge of the grave, Met. Dinds. iii 396.7 .for
bru aire close to a satire(?), BB 299a41 , seefrithsuide.
Mac D. . . .dá lot ar b. ¤ do bhearna; / is tú cnoc na cinneamhna,
80 DDána 64.5 .nocha bí acht ar bh. ¤ baoghail / san ní nach dú
do dhéanaimh in the gap of danger, 10.9 .

? 4 brú x=brúdorbruth:it é dogénat in mb. ¤ (: Bentraigiu)
`crushing of ore (?)' (Gloss.), Met. Dinds. iv 308.7 , see
459 Notes.

85 bruach n o, [n.] (3 brú)a s. bruäch, SR 7942. g. du. dā mbrūäch,
Fianaig. 10.3 . Note alson p. bruaichi, TTebe 1801 .brúach
m., IGT Decl. § 75. brúagh,n s.andd s., ex. 1575 , is a
proscribed form. edge,brink;margin;bank,shore,border:
b. ¤ gl.margo, Sg. 61a11 , Ir. Gl. 947. bonnbach .i. bónd b. ¤ ,
iter bónd ┐ b. ¤ bís, Corm. 22. iall . . . tri bruac[h] (bruan,v.l.)
5na seichi beos ┐ triasan asai`through the border of the hide'
(on a bed) Ériu v 32.30 .re b. ¤ mo phill, O'Gr. Cat. 453.30.
brëo fri brūach`against a (shield-)rim', Ériu xx 192 § 1.
dar brúach ṁbaire, LL 8333 `over the goal' on playing-field,
Táin 773 .a hocht a mb. ¤ dess in adnacthi`eight (lamps) to
10the right of the sepulchre
', ZCP xvii 228.18 .for brúach in
topair, Trip.² 1069. i mbrúch na haband, Fráech 192 .
i mbruuch, 195 .fo brúch a bláth-buird`under the marge of
its . . . bank
', Met. Dinds. iii 260.14 .Bóand do bruinni ar
mbrúich braiss, 30.25 .Loch H. . . . ┐ bruacha arda [ime],
15 Todd Nenn. 116.5 .ferais in tonn frisin m-b. ¤ shore, Mac
Carthy 400.5 .álaind do brúach, do braine(to a stronghold),
Met. Dinds. iii 96.5 .ós brúachaib Carmuin`over the borders
of . . . C.
`, 12.10 .a thaibhgheoir bhruaigh Bhóroimhe
(i.e.Mumha, Notes), O'Hara 1352. flaitheas Bréithne an
20bhrúaigh aoíbhinn, O'R. Poems 1610. a mbarr chleath
bhrúigh bháinṠionna, IGT Decl. ex. 1586. la na mb. ¤ ndub
`day of the Black Borders', Ann. Conn. 1408.14 `the name
of some day of mourning,' FM iv 796.2 note.go gcuirfe an
choir . . . / sruth an chígh ós chionn a bhrúigh will make the
25breast (of the Virgin) overflow
, DDána 31.27 .coiccettal na
ccuach . . . / ar b. ¤ samhraidh, Reeves Ad. 274.21 .co bruac
mbratha till brink of doom, BB 429b15 .dáig ni bráth dar b. ¤ ,
LL 10333 (Táin 2893).
Compds. With nouns:dogniat étaige . . . don bruachoirbir
30bís for duillib na crand(`moss', Mann. and Cust. iii 330 ),
Alex. 613 =brutair, ZCP xxx 126.11 .a Bruachairne(n. loc.),
RC xiv 426 § 46. isin mbruach-deredh` rear' (of army,
troops), Caithr. Thoirdh. 74.28 .go bruaichimlibh B.,
FM vi 2148.9 . With adjj. and adjj. derived from nouns:do chrích
35B. bruachairdi, SG 70.18 .Brí Bruachbrecc(n. pr.), RC
xlvii 292.16 ,cf. Dinds. 126. don abhainn ina buindeadh-
aibh . . . bruachbristeacha, TBC St. 3238. all bruach-dhubh
(tighe ifeirn), TSh. 6182 (in citation).cúirte bruachnochta
`courts stripped bare', O'Gr. Cat. 452.9. a hóis phóigmhilis
40bhruaichtheirc bhláith of her . . . finely-drawn . . . mouth,
Hackett² li 41. Withpart. gorbo bristi . . . bruach-rēbtha
airm, ML² 267.