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béoil n g s. -bela, Aisl. MC 85.19 . (a) fat,grease: anfobracht .i.
nomen do duine ṡerggas ┐ timairgeas galar connā bī beo[i]l
inna churp(conabí beoil na súg and, Thr. Ir. Gl. 3 ,s.v.
anforbracht).bracht enim beoiluocatur , Corm. Y 42.
Cf. bracht .i. beoil, O'Dav. 203. ceo ni coirm ceo ni
5sercoll saith sechnais beoil .i. . . . ni carad coirm ┐ nírbo
sercad leis co ollsaith do sechnad dano in beoil, LU 916
(ACC).sechnais beoil .i. olar( Eg. 1782,14b2 , ACC), Ériu
i 203 note v 4 .tobert īarom Corpri beōil co mōr im a
hēim C. put plenty of fat about its handle(of a knife), Corm.
10Y 883. a cubat cétnai de men ┐ beoil, RC xii 86 § 89. gur
roberbh a lusaib tuthmara ┐ a mil ┐ a mbeoil`in grease',
Death-tales 28 § 10 .beuil [in]na tein, Fianaig. 14 § 33. ni
dlig cercaill cend co mbeoil`a greasy head deserves no pillow',
ZCP ii 225.6 .
15 (b) meat-juice(?),gravy(?): no dhoirted in mbeoil . . . cu
suaitea triasin braissig, Lism.L. 302. 19 .fomna, fomna . . .
beochail nārotbáda .i. faitches lat nārotbáde beoil`meat-
juice
' (Notes 144.2), Aisl. MC 71.13 .no maidhís secht
srebae . . . ┐ bā do beoil uile inīsin, 124.38 .Cf. béochail.

20 beóir n f.(ON loanword, Bidrag 9 , 117 , 127 ,
Jn. Celt. Stud. i 233 ) beer: beoir i nd-ibhardabhchaibh, IT iii 91 § 129. áibne
beóri is brocóti`beer and bragget in streams', Aisl. MC 37.25 .do
bunad cecha beoiri, Acall. 4603 v.l. cōic galūin beōra, Fl.
Earls 16.2 .iomarca beorach, E. O'Rahilly 76.23. RSClára
25 123b .

Bé(o)lach adj o, ā(bél?béoil?) only as epithet:Bresuail . . .
Bēolach (béoliach, beoiliach,v.ll.), Ält. Ir. Dicht. ii 15.10 .
B. Belach .i. B. béodláec[h] .i. láech béodha, ar a beódacht
aderthí B. Beólach fris. Nó is bel mór bái aige, Cóir Anm. 207.
30Note:cuic bliadna Bresail in Beóil, LL 4200. Labhraid
mac Bresail Beolaigh, Anecd. ii 35.1 .hūa Bresail Bēlaig,
RC xxxvi 262 § 2. brí Bresail beólaig (belaig,v.l.), Met.
Dinds. ii 82.13 .

bé(o)laid(e) adj(béoil) fat,greasy;juicy;plump,well-covered:
35 bearr .i. gairit, ut dicitur bearr cach belaid bean`every stout
woman is short
' ( Ériu xi 89 ), H.3.18, 64b15 =berr gach
beoluig ben, O'Mulc. 183 a.trí .lll. ngabar ndubglas it é . . .
bolcsróin bruindideirg béolaide, BDD² 464. ote cendbeca
urderga bruinnederga beolaidhe (peulaicche,v.l.),
40 Anecd. iii 49.19 .nibtar beoluide a scenai uatha their knives were not
greasy because of them
(i.e.they did not offer them food),
RC xii 68 § 36. staci cach bíd belaide`pieces of every palatable
food
', Aisl. MC 81.20 .tar baitsechaib būana belaide`perpe-
tual pools of gravy
', 85.19 .loch do braisig belaiche / fó barr
45úscai olordai, 37.30 .blonoc brothrach belathi tuirc trebair
taiscelta, 87.15 .Becnat Bēlaithi, 77.8 .in tan cotacaithedsi
coiri . . . do (bo,Facs.) thiughbraisci belaigthi, YBL
177a17 (= BB 257b11 ).

beoltán n o,m.(bél):b. ¤ báirdín`a noisy little bard', E. O'Rahilly
50 248.15.

beos xseebeus.

béothach adj o, ā(béo) living: ind uili nanmand mbeothach, BB
15b26 .na baill beóthacha ┐ istudha na banma`the vital
members
', CCath. 2094. eter marb ┐ beothach, SR 28. leis
55na neithe cruthuighthe uile an domhain, beothacha, mhoith-
eacha (sic) ┐ neamh-mhoitheacha, Corp. Astron. 60.12 .
Assubst. living creature: aitteoch frit cech beōthach / ro-
blais bāss (sic leg.) is bethaid, ZCP viii 232 § 9.
Asn.pr. B. mac Iardonel, LU 1343.

60 ? bera: n beara`ajudge ', Eg. Gl. 750. Seebeirid III.

berach adj o, ā. Alsobirach(1 bir) (a) pointed,sharp: b. ¤ no birdae
gl.uerutus, Sg. 60a6 .a guin co laigin biraig (mbiraid,MS.)
`with a pointed lance', Ériu i 41 § 2. i cath birach Blattened
`in the spear-bristling battle of B.', Arch. Hib. ii 83 § 14.
65 tuirthe bioracha do shleaghaibh, Atlantis iv 176.33 .Badb
birach belsalach beaked (?) (` javelin-armed '), RC xxiv 52.1 .
Transfd. of speechsharp-tongued.Assubst. ni husa b. ¤
briathrach i flaithius(.i. mac na mna birach briathraide, in
ban-cainte, 15 Comm.), Laws v 456.5 .birach briatar .i. in
70banfile`a sharp-tongued virago', BCrólige 34 .Cf. b. ¤ .i. bérla
no béscna . . . caiti oenb. .i. fer aon bescna . . . .i. in glas-
aigni, O'Dav. 294. biroch .i. fer doblaith, H. 3.18,390a33 .
(b) Of animals havingpointed ears,horned: b. ¤ oach air-
cheltach / and elit im beim buridach, LL 13679. dá ech . . .
75biruich ardchind prick-eared , LU 8592 ( FB 45 ).biruich
BDD² 464 expld. in Gloss. as1 bir+oach(ó ear).an fíadh
(= mhíl mhoighe, 12) cosluath beg biorach, Duan. Finn i
56.18 .adret fiadhaib in beist birich, Anecd. i 66.3 (ICM).
Note also:biorach`aheifertwo years old', O'Don. Suppl.
80 cath A. de berrach`of two heifers', RC xvii 246.12 (Tig.).
Asn.pr. m. B. ¤ Find, LL 318b1 .
Compd.di Bolur Birug-derc`B. of thepiercing eye ', RC
xii 100 § 133.
See1 berrach.

85 berán n o,m.Alsobirán(1 bir) sharp-pointed stake,peg: soigett
no beran, CCath. 4701. bearán, alsobiorán `apin,peg,
bodkin', P. O'C. See Dinn. s. biorán .