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berraid v(berr) (a) shears,clips;shaves: berrthar . . . no is
75cumme dí no berrthegl.tondeatur, Wb. 11c13 .co sebaind a
folt de amal bíd co n-altain no berthá, LU 5679 ( TBC² 1205 ).
co roberr māil fair cosin chloduib`cropped his hair',
Ériu ii 22.2 .Moen . . . is é cetna fer no berrad i nHerind, LL 22246
( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ).ro bearrastar mac na baintrebthaigi in
80ri, RC ii 197.8 .berrthar fuilt na sethrach=the Sisters . . .
haue their hayre cut
, RSClára 70b .a fhir ghlacas a[n] ghall-
dacht / bhearras an barr bachalldacht, Ir. Review 1912, 471
§ 1 . Transfd.tonn . . .a tondeo.i. ar b. ¤ in fēr don murbach,
Corm. Y 1243. ro berrad L.L. was laid waste, SG 411.11 .
85 do bhearr d'fhaithchibh fionna a bhféar(of greens made bare
by horse-racing), Magauran 3035 .ón ló . . . bhearrfas muir
do mhong(the end of the world), DDána 50.22.
(b) tonsures: berrsi Pátricc, Thes. ii 241.14 .ní bertar co
tí a ord berti`there is no tonsuring until the regular time of
tonsure
', Mon. Tall. 137.15 .romberr P.(=ablati sunt
5capilli capitis illius), Lat. Lives 27 § 22. coro berr berradh
manaigh fair, Trip.² 250. berrait a choraind ō a chūl(i.e.
like a slave), O'Mulc. 726.
(c) cuts(i.e.deals?)cards: ní bheárrfad cárta, Hackett
xxvi 33 .
10 Part. muccbér[r]tha ` shaven ', Trip. 40.10 ,dá bhróig
shioscaithe ribeanta bhearrtha` well-trimmed ', E. O'Rahilly
100.5. a los íoca an bhainne bhearrtha skim milk, Ó Bruad.
iii 206.3 .
Vn. berrad.

15 berraide n(berr)cut piece (of wood),chip: (of drawing lots) curter
birr braithri . . . .i. cuirit na braithri a mb. ¤ air . . .
crannchuir do denam doib uime cib e diobh da-ria rogha,
Cóic Con. Fug. 42 § 65. peg(for shields): cuna fargaib . . .
scíath ar berraidi, MU² 495. Legal =Berrad Airechta,
20 Jn. Celt. Stud. ii 189. isin berruide, O'D. 98 (H. 3.17, 82).
isin mberruidh, O'C. 2687 ( Eg. 88,58v1 ).fuceird mberridi
(leg.b. ¤ ?) mbeg cona bachuill din conair he casts aside a small
shaving (?) with his crozier from the path
(violation of Sun-
day), ZCP iii 228 § 2. In name of metre: berrídhi ar rind
25chuailli so, IT iii 101 § 179.

berrbóir n(Engl. loanword,cf.alsoberraid):don bhearrbóir
a ghearras ball dā bhallaibh de=chirurgo(Gloss.)(surgeon-)
barber , An Bheatha Diadha,4992 .

berrbróc n(ON *ber-brokr? Bidrag 143 , but perh.berr-orbern-
30+bróc). Alsobern-(berd-, LU 6960 ). Usu. inpl. shorttrews,
breeches;shoes: berrbrócca breccglasa impu, BDD² 531.
bernbróga(berrbróca, LU 7676 ), 1204 .teora berrbróca impu
de lín glas imdentai di ór`short aprons' ( Mann. and Cust. iii
183.21 ), LU 7592. triar . . . i mberrbrócaib intlassib, 7657 .
35 da bernbróic etir a da choiss (= a troigthibh, TBC St. 1532 )
is talmain, TBC 1717. Seebróc,fúathróc.

berrech n expld. ascovering,cloak: b. ¤ .i. brothrach=pallium
regale, Goid. 75 § 43 (Dúil Laithne).

? berrthach: adj ag so [mo] bhéal [bearrthach] líomhtha` sharp ',
40 Aithd. D. 70.1(c)=yn bayl leddiri* [letartha(?)] leiwe,
Rel. Celt. i 105.25 .

berrthaid n[i,m.] (berraid) hair-cutter,barber: b. ¤ gl.tonsor,
Sg. 54b11 .in b. ¤ , Otia iii 46 § 1 .

berrthán n[o,m.] (berrad):inmain berthán áilli blai / tuchtach
45duine cid dind-blai` the [little]cropofhair (?)', Lg.² 17 .alainn
b. fil fort(to a wooded place), FM i 308.2 = SG 411.10 .

berrthóir n=berrthaid:bearrthóir m., IGT Decl. § 50. a b. ¤ ,
SG 93.22 .go tegh na mbearrthoiridhe`of the barbers', RC
xxix 122 § 24. risna bearrthoiridhe, 126 § 32 .bearthóir
50`ashearer, aBarber ', Eg. Gl. 747.

berrthóracht n(berrthóir):i llogh a berrthorachta`for his
barbering ', Bodl. Dinds. 25.

1 bert n ā,f., alsoo,m.Alsobeirt f.(beirid). See Éigse viii
101 - 103 , xii 68 , Language xxix 325 .b. ¤ (lúachra)m., IGT
55 Decl. § 15. beart(chluichi)f.(ó bheirt an chluithe ┐ an éduigh,
v.l.), § 39 .beirt[éadaigh?]f., § 14 .
Occas. appar. =breth:b. ¤ .i. breth . . . ar ate .ix. mberta
maicne insin la Féine .i. .ix. mbretha mac annso anuas,
O'Dav. 280. ropat móra do berta(`Rechtssprüche', TFerbe
60 281 ), LL 33690. co brāth na mb. ¤ for ever , ZCP viii 228 § 18.
I Burden,load;bundle: b. ¤ quasi port, a uerbo porto .i.
imarc[h]uirim, Corm. Y 163. etarport quasi etar-bert .i. itir
dā beirt, 529 .b. ¤ (beart, IT iii 89 § 115 )fleda for lomgabail
(one who carries) a package (of food) for a feast on a bare fork,
65 Bruchst. i 34 § 80. loman carr ┐ beart`the rope for (tying)
carts and loads
', Laws i 140.3 Comm. long cona be[i]rt
(: ceilt) cargo, Prolegomena 43 § 29 .gan bheirt ar bhoin,
DDána 114.34 .birt troma i dtéadánaibh`heavy corded
bundles
', TD 16.59 .gille ag gabháil a mbeirteadh / fir ag
70fregra chaismeirteadh bundles(?), IGT Decl. ex. 1127
meirge Suibhne, beart buidhe a yellow burden(?), MR 230.1 .
Cf. blaith .i. buidhe . . . eich fo berti blaithi, O'Dav. 322.
pnIn sobriquet:la ríg Eoganachta B. ¤ Crechi`Load of Plunder',
RC xvii 381.24 (Tig.). bundle,sheafofthatch,rushes,straw,
75 etc.: colpdach i n-airbir, samaisc i llethbeirt, bó i mbeirt
(mbert,v.l.), Críth Gabl. 213. cen co benta acht b. ¤ de, manar
facaib air ní dá tic dín, O'D. 1695 (H. 5.15, 31b).Cf. O'C.
642 (H. 3.18, 309).beart don tuighe dá fīghe, LBranach 1450 .
ithig b. ¤ crema, Anecd. i 48 § 9. is tegar boichti mo beart /
80seagal is coirci is cruithneacht, IGT Decl. ex. 1064. fuaim
na n-each gan beart chum lige`straw for litter', Ó Bruad. ii
192.6 .do-níd aoin bheart amháin da n-armaibh`piled . . .
into one heap
', Keat. iii 2827.
Fig. burden,weight(ofgrief,etc.): b. ¤ ghoimhe,
85 Rel. Celt. ii 268.33 .nocha nfuil[n]ghim thúas don beirt / o rochuala tásg
mh'éinmhic`I cannot bear up against the blow', Buile S. 56.23 .
do bhrígh na beirte because of the burden (of oppression),
DDána 74.27 .Cf. gár mheisde . . . / a sgaradh (sic leg.) re a
mbeirtibh bróin, 79.19 . In cheville:beirt pían, SR 7171.
Other applications:dā uigh chirce ar mbúain dā beart`taken
5from her clutch
', KMMisc. 364.16 .a carnn-fhoilt léi 'n a
m-beartaibh`tresses', Hard. ii 24.y .
II Clothing,covering,clothes,attire,apparel;accoutrement:
beirt .i. cumhdach, O'Cl. tugadh beart (eadach,v.l.) nua do
gach aon díobh, idir shlabhradh ┐ léine ┐ bhrat, Ériu i 95.1 .
10 beart do croicend ōglaogh allaidh, Feis TC 160. beart all-
mhurdha`strange garment', O'Hara 1438. beirt righ
Laighen . . . a léine sroil ┐ a áon ghae, BNnÉ 257 § 216 .co
mbeirt glégil in white raiment, Grail 23 .armghaiscedh . . .
etir ghai ┐ sciath ┐ claideb, cona bheirt foithibh casing(?),
15 Lism. L. 1610. tuc beirt ridiri (arm gaiscidh,v.l.) dhoibh
` equipment ', ITS xix 28.12 .seacht mbeirte décc éideadh
`suits of armour', FM iv 1244.16 .buiden do rāpēroip ┐ do
daigēroib . . . go mbeirtibh cloch uaissle cumdaigh ar n-a
gcomhōradh`with hilts (scabbards ?) of ornamented precious
20stones
' (?), Fl. Earls 100.33 .ocht .xx. claidimh beirte
cumdhaigh le hor, L.Chl. Suibhne 27.
III (a) deed,exploit;feat,trick;effort,task;action,
behaviour: na trī berta buadhnaise . . . sin those three exultant
deeds
, ML² 1122. Cf.phr.b. ¤ búadabelow.Macha, co mbert-
25aib na mbergg`with feats of heroes', MacCarthy 182 § 5 .
tria beirt n-iṅglicc fria n-athair( Gen. xix 30 - 35 )wanton
trick
, Rawl. 72a36 .in b. ¤ baísi`foolish thing', Táin 1064 .
atbath tre beirt láechda lúaith, Met. Dinds. ii 20.23 .do
rigni berta fir baíth, iv 146.6 .ag déanamh beart mbaodhluch
30`venturesome deeds', O'Hara 1390. Lugaid [luth] la beirt
(: seirc), Ériu v 209.20 .beart ullamh hí on aingeal(of the
Incarnation), DDána 48.17 .beart do bheartaibh an tṡaoghail
`one of the tricks of the world', KMMisc. 350.24 .amail
dogéntais in mbeirt (: ardneirt)`as they should achieve the
35task
', Ériu iv 110.2 . In phr.b. ¤ búada:co fagba lícc bas b. ¤
búada for lecht n-Aeda`stone that shall be a trophy', Met.
Dinds. iv 102.12 .bearta a buadh ar ghléire gall(of Ireland),
Hackett xlii 68 .Cf. ML² 1122. b. ¤ cháis:Muire ógh ar
t'fheart / a brón 's a beart cháis, PBocht 5.54 . In phrr.
40 (attá, do-icc) ar b. ¤ :a imscar ┐ Meic Con asin chath ro boí ar b. ¤
oco the battle that was about to take place between them(?),
LU 9828 ( PRIA xix 532.7 ).tathum domna bróin ar beirt
matter for grief has fallen to me(?), Met. Dinds. iv 284.3 .
cia beith olc na crí / connāch tí for beirt`though they meditate
45evil, it may not come to pass
' (?), KMMisc. 268.14 .da
ceirtbliadain dó for beirt / i tig Loairnd dó ag Eirc, YBL
317b7 ( Aided M. 800 ). Note also:mar adberaid buidni ar
beirt / maraid im' cuimni comneirt, MacCarthy 410 § 6 .
(In cheville)caoine (leg.cáiniu) bertaibh, ZCP viii 198.7 .
50 (b) movein a game,playin a game,game: ro tincoisc
beirt diarbo cluchi for Murchadh`a move by which a game
went against M.
', Cog. 144.3 .an bheart (bheirt,v.l.) eile,
Ériu xvii 12.30 .b. ¤ indarba agad, a meic`a move of banish-
ment
', Ériu iii 154 § 8. [tré]na beirt ndírig ndílis`for his
55straight and honourable play
', SG 124.18 .gairid ar mbúain
resin mbeirt / gur smúain an aibhid d'imeirt, IGT Decl.
ex. 625. ?dál féirleabtha d'inghin é / imridh sé éinbhearta
is í, ex. 1113 .
Compds.brig ar bertblaidh, IT iii 64 § 131.26 .a n-anmann
60cen bertbrón (mertbron,v.l.: Mercōn), ZCP xii 377.7 .