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bun(n)sach n ā,f.(`seems founded on Icel.vöndr, Eng.wand',
Stokes, Eg. Gl. p. 179. ). Laterbon(n)sach. rod,stick,staff: dá
60bunsaig . . .bunsaig (a s.)co rrúsc dub . . . bunsaig snaisi
gil . . . na bunsacha a stick with black bark . . . one pared down
to the white
, LU 1734 ff . (ICM).feib bith bundsacha tria
curcais(of spears in warrior's body), BB 437b30 .bunnsacha
breacca`rods', Celtica iv 10.62 ( Gen. xxx 37 ).do bhein
65chasnaighe do bhun bonnsaighe` wattle ', FM iv 900.13 .
bunnsach no ech-lasc switch gl.luitheach laime(sic leg.),
Laws v 484.17 Comm. Perh. also in:tres bundsachgl.i
fubtud cach omnaig, Laws i 178.1 Comm. im chumluth
ngus candail (leg.nguscandail ?) .i. tres bundsach, O'Don. 79
70(H. 3.17, 68).
In Laws Comm. in phr.b. ¤ chomairce`arodof safe con-
duct, given toollavs to ensure their safe passage through
different territories,' Plummer MS. notes.ollum .i. . . . is oll
in ni didnes a bundsach comairci dar na tuataibh, v 28.14 ,
75see 30.10 , 14 .is a comgrádh dlighis cach . . . do gabail for a
comairce, ┐ curab co nuiriasacht ┐ toircsin cirt, muna[b]
bunnsach coimirce, O'C. 2626 ( Eg. 88,53 ( 54c )).is[í] in
bunnsach comairce, .i. comairce gin biatha ┐ gin uiriasacht,
2627 (ibid.).bundsach comairce tar na tuatha gin uiriasacht
80. . . gin tomhailt mbidh, gin taircsin dlighe, 2628 (ibid.).dá cét
isin bunnsaigh [comairce] cen eiriasacht, cen egairdeis, O'D.
979 (H. 3.17, 778).Cf. teora bunsacha uasaib hi fraig(of
poets), LU 7665 ( BDD 124 ).
Freq.toyor boy'sspearorjavelinas oppd. to weapons
85used by adults: urcor flescaig, is eiside macc bundsaige
` spear-youth ', Laws iv 138.16 .mac bondsaide . . . .i. mac
dana indenma bonnsach isin aeis sin, O'C. 241 (H. 3.18, 135)
= 559 (277). Perh. also:in bunnsach i nairecht. Masa cinnte
leis co roisi tairsib is fiach fian cluithi, O'C. 2381 ( Eg. 88,29b )
( Celtica viii 150 ).a scíath slissen laiss ┐ a bunsach(youthful
5Cú Chulaind), LU 4868. focherded a bunsach ríam, 4869 .
focheird a bunsaig rout n-aurchora úad, LL 33139 ( Fraech
47 ).nabad scarad mac ṁbec im bunsachaib baísi that it
would be no child's-play
, LL 32783 ( TTr. 1995 ).cor cluiche
nó bunnsaige(forbidden on Sunday), Ériu ii 206 § 25. do
10thréig bonnsacha bláithe / ar ruaidhshleaghaibh rionnáithe,
DDána 105.3 .birán bunsaigi baisi oppd. to airm croda
chura[da], TTebe 3213 .ag lámhach bonnsach(in list of
youthful games), TSh. 524. Note also:bonnsach`aDart
Javelin ', Eg. Gl. 88. do chaith Saul an bhunnsach, 1 Sam.
15 xviii 11. nochan fuaratur bir na bundsach isin tsligid-sin
met with no opposition at all, Ann. Conn. 1225.12 .
Other applications:for bunnsachaib na gréne=radiis
(Gloss.), Lat. Lives 82.x =for[s]na goa greine, Vita Br. 54.
ic buadnaisi a bunnsachaib a briathar`to threaten with the
20scourges of his words
', MR 168.5 .dá bhonnsaigh`two spindle-
shanks
', Ó Bruad. i 76.z .

bunóc ncompd. ofban+óc girl-child , O'Rahilly, Ériu ix 16 - 18 .
b. ¤ ceangailte, ZCP v 218.534 (Midn. Court).nac[h] um
banóic do rugadh me, 23 K 14,214.12 .

25 ? buntaib: n rot bith mairg ro fathatar flathi fer iar ṁb. bethaed
gamain íath imderga essi, LL 13848.

bunuch: n b. ¤ .i. rinn feoir, Laws ii 18.10 Comm. bunach`the
towortareofhemp ', P. O'C. cited Meyer Contribb. 290.

? búr: adj slogh b. ¤ (brighach,v.l.) borrfadach` angry ',
30 RC xxi 318 § 44.

búrach n o,n.Less freq.búirech(cf. búire,búirid). Also
appar.búarach. (a) fury,rage; in some exx. perh.attack,
onset: amb. roḟersat nacuraid, RC viii 56.10 .brath na
baegul na b. ¤ , LL 32383 ( TTr. 1574 ).cor'-imbir a b. ¤ forru,
35 TTr.² 1159. srenb. craidi cach míled, MU² 611. connarucad
aburach immach`not to put forth his prowess',
RC viii 54.23 .rugsat . . . b. ¤ / tré cath na ngall`made a brave
charge
', Cog. 114.5 .ó ro soich buirech a bedg(of hunted
boar), Acall. 1792. in luthbás ┐ in b. ¤ , TTr.² 1472. fri
40burach ferga, Ériu ii 130 § 99. co ro-cherddaind mo búraig
(sic) ferge . . . far na sluagaib`my charge of anger', CRR 40.
tabraid supa am crechtaib, corralar mo buaraigh mbais for
Ultu despairing effort(?), B. Fermoy 32a .bud buarach bais
duitsiu in comairle sin, RC xi 28.30 . ?nírop b. ¤ betraighi,
45 LL 386a44 , see2 búarach.
In legal and quasi-legal contexts (here more usually
búirech): is tre fhīr flathemon tēora blaī būirig im cach
n-ōenach`Freiheiten von Zorn', ZCP xi 82 § 26 =tre blaī
buraig cech coimdeth (buradhaigh,v.l.) . . . blaī āne ech . . .
50blaī . . . dūnaid . . . būaid cuirmthige, 93 § 28 (expld. by
Thurneysen as occasions on which dissension might arise,
but which are free of it during a good reign).Cf. messc
n-aenaich fair mesc cuirmthige messc dunaid / a diguin im
fer a faithchi is damna mburaig, Ériu xvi 182 § 32. ben for
55blai buirigh .i. for baile a ndentar agh borr ria, O'Dav.
309 =buire, 238 .ni tuidbenar ar baig na buirech . . . na
forecar neicne aggression, fury, rape, O'Don. 622 ( H. 3.17,
463 - 464 ). ?dethbir ngnima ┐ buirech ninnraigh, O'C. 1766
( 23 Q 6,36ab ).burach nindraig, O'Don. 1617 (H. 5.15, 14a).
60 buirach ninnra techt i slicht ga deirg iar nguin neich dot
cairdib, 713 (H. 3.17, 521).indrud .i. orguin, ut est buirech
[n-oldasv.l.] indrud` outcry ', O'Dav. 1129.
(b) trench,pit,excavation (on relation of meanings (a)
and (b) see TBC p. 894 n.6 , Loth, RC xli 372 - 4 ):concechlaid
65b. ¤ (of a bull), LU 5332 (TBC).būrach trī fēindetha annīsiu,
TBC² 2821 (of wound).b. ¤ thrí bfeindeadh .i. borrágh trí
bfeinneadh, no thri laoch, O'Cl. foclassa b. ¤ dóib, TBC 6144.
dá rás-tharbh . . . ic brisiudh búraigh, MR 298.19 . Perh. also:
im burach do thene(`for the fury of thy fire'), Laws i 166.27 .
5 co ramut bidbad, co buirech mbaiti, ZCP xii 363.13 .
Inn. loc. Fergna . . . rí Búrig Ulad, MU² 326.