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bach n[o,m.] membrum virile: b. ¤ .i. ball fearrdha, O'Cl.
`bí[ach]' faebur ferdha, Met. Gl. 34.26 .biach .i. bod . . .
geallfaidh cidh leabair a bh. ¤ , O'C. 1373 (H. 3. 18, 626c15) =
giallfaidh cidh leabhor a bhiach, TFrag. 108.2 , SG 409.8 ,
85 FM i 302.15 . testicle: biach .i. bod nó maca . . . biach dorí
riastradh oili, O'Dav. 235. da biach bar baill bróe atróe .i.
duo testiculi eius circa molam , LL 6075 (see Éigse x 185 ).

biad nEarly forms disyll.o,n., laterm. Thurn. Gramm. § 105.
n s.(disyll.), IT i 78.2 (Lg.17). bíadnErend, LU 9044
( FB 79 ).a s. bíad, Wb 6b24 .g s. biith, 9b23 ,biid, 29b13 .
5 d s. biud, Thes. ii 335.29 .a pl. biada, Wb. 6c7 .bíadh,m.,
IGT Decl. § 76. n pl. biadhna, IT i 6.30 .g pl. biadhann,
Rosa Ang. 22.1 .d pl. biadandaib, BB 241a50 .
(a) food: biadgraece bia(βίος,ed.) .i.uita , Corm. Y 176.
biadhgl.cibus, Ir. Gl. 477. b. ¤ .i. sath, O'Mulc. 156. is airi
10ni b. ¤ doratus dúibgl.non escam, Wb. 8c6 .inna ndig et a
mb. ¤ gl.in cibo, 27a24 .ní tormult far mbíad, 18a10 .broth-
chán as chóir duib ní b. ¤ bes [so]nairt`not strong meat', 33c15 .
rogíuil a mb. ¤ inna mbragait, Ml. 98b8 .donaib biadaib
somailsib, 64c21 .cía . . . as téchtae do dénum biid ríg ?
15 Críth Gabl. 553. ní do bíad dorochtamar it is not thy food
we have come for
, LU 5650 (TBC).in tan bá mithig tabairt
biid dóib, 10585 ( IT i 137.13 ).ni doid a sáith do biud she
did not eat her fill
, Lg. 17.2 .fa baltnugud in bíd ┐ in lenna,
MU² 671. cen dig, cen b. ¤ , MacCarthy 60.20 . (disyll.)ron-
20báe b. ¤ , ronbai tlacht, SR 1557. airchra bíid no etaig, 4064 .
(monosyll.)nicharfail tlacht no dagbíad, 1560 .do luaig bíd i
tír n-Egept, 3440 .do būar, do brat, do bīudh (: trīur,
disyll.), ZCP v 23 § 28. aire .uii. n-ech do braich ┐ biud, Ir.
Texts i 35.32 ( LL 36986 ).fer fo lind leis ┐ fer fó bíud
25? `butler and pantler' (Plummer MS. notes), LL 7672 (TBC).
biadh ┐ bitaille leis`food and drink', St. Ercuil 1777. caitiat
a mbiadu ? Lite doib uile . . . inund a mbiathu uile . . .
gruitin, im nuadh . . . mil, Laws ii 148.20 Comm. atat dún
tra biada brechtnaigt[h]i, Alex. 1007. biath na nGall,
30 Ériu iii 140.21 .ecad .i. saith ēcca .i. biad n-ēcca .i. pisci
perishable (?) food, O'Mulc. 355. gléasuigh sí a bíadh`provid-
eth her meat
', Prov. vi 8. beatha gan bhiadh(i.e.)immortal
life
, DDána 19.8 .ní mhothaigh bél blas ar bhiúdh (: iúl),
IGT Decl. ex. 1591. biadh bríoghmhar do dhíleághadh
35`solid food', Donl. vii 1. fodderof animals: slan dona
robaib . . . in b. ¤ caithid, Laws iii 262.17 Comm. biadha . . .
don asal(=cibaria . . . asino, Eccles. xxxiii 25 ), TSh. 1873.
In phr.arbar biid cornfor food,fodder(as opp. to malt):
di grán arbae biid, Críth Gabl. 254. da chess lana do braich
40┐ do arbur biid, Ir. Texts i 35.31 .
(b) Legalrefection,food(-rent) due from client to lord;
food-levy,tributeoffood(see ZCP xiv 336 and biathad):
meth mbid na flatha failure (to fulfil an obligation of supplying)
food to the `flaith'
, ZCP xviii 405.6 .cach mb. ¤ cuna dilsi,
45 Laws ii 234.13 ( ZCP xiv 346 § 7 ).i[s] saer iat ar cinaid a
mbid`exempt from the liability of (supplying) food',
iii 112.19 Comm. airligud bid dia tecmai daim i n-agoi a erco
(one of the seven `borrowings' that may involve honour-
price if not repaid in time), v 372.14 .bīadh ūathaib gacha
50rāithe, ZCP viii 16 § 4. do chísaib ┐ do bhiathaib Laigen and
so`refections', BR 216.15 .nocha- ḟuil saoire ar biadh i
n-urradus amail ata a cain. Ocus is uime ata sin, tusca
biadh i n-urradus na biadh cana, Cóic Con. Fug. 66. 17 . See
aurradus,céilsine.
55Compds. With nouns.bidhcheardcha(`leg. biadh-ch.
lit. food-forge ', ed.) `a tavern or tipling house', Eg. Gl. 726.
gaphann (henbane) .i. bīad-guin .i. bīad gonus amal gāi,
O'Mulc. 613. biadogam .i. bairgen, leamnacht etc., `Food
Ogham
,' Auraic. 5805. With adj.a fhlaith Bréifne biadh-
60bhuige`food-lavish land', Magauran 843 .

bíadad xseebíathad.

bíadaid xsee1 bíathaid.

bíadamail adj(biad) nourishing,nutritive: don lucht aca mbia
leanna righne biadhamhla(of humours), C iv 2,39 vb1 .

65 bíadamlacht n(bíadamail):biadamlacht ┐ uisceamlacht na
mbel` nutritiveness ', RC xlix 50 § 19. an bhrigh chneasaigh-
teach o na bhiadhamhlacht, 23 K 42,398.5 .

bíadbach n[o,n.?] (biad) piece(?),carving(?)of food; food:
condofuirged fuilnged andamh dion, sgeo biadhbhoch, Ériu
70 xiii 14.9 =biadhbach .i. bíadh . . . cota-fuilnget furget an
daim dín sceo biadbuch`the party finds shelter and food, so
that they sustain themselves
(?),' O'Dav. 214.

bíadmar adj o, ā(biad) aboundinginfood: clarmíasa bíadh-
mhara . . . co mbíadhaibh examhla`food-laden boards', Ériu
75 iii 156 § 10. robsat . . . biadhmara . . . a brughadha, MR
102.21 .na deaghdhaoine . . . biadhmhara`who supplied
provisions
', Ó Bruad. iii 170 n. a .
Compar.:ní reibh . . . Muimneach . . . bad biadmairiu anas
`better provided with victuals', Ann. Inisf. 1242.1 .

80 bíadtach,biadtachas xsee2 bíattach,bíattachas.

biaideán n(?biait) slander,calumny(?);scoffing(?): b. ¤ strapaire
`the scoffing of a strapping scoundrel', Ó Bruad. iii 184.5 .
tuile do tháileadh bláth gach biaideáin tsuairc`which
watered every flower of pleasant wit
', ii 106.7 .Cf. betán.

85 biaideánach adj(biaideán):go b. ¤ ` scoffing ', Ó Bruad. iii 184.4 .

bíail,biáil n i,m., later alsof.(see LU 9031 , Tur. 131 cited below);
Ped. i 311 , ii 54 , Thurn. Gramm. § 106 , § 302 (fem.).n s. biáil,
Sg. 46b6 ,biail 67a6 , Tur. 131 ,bíail, LU 9015. bieil, LL 13608
( Ir. Texts i 34 § 6 ).biel, Ériu i 44.3 .g s. inbela , Ml. 112b12 .
béla, LL 13582 ( Ir. Texts i 33 § 2 ).a pl. bela, O'Mulc. 809.
5 d pl. bealaib, Aisl. Tund. 101 § 2.
Axe,hatchet;battle-axe:gl.securis, Sg. 46b6 , 67a6 ,biáil .i.
bithail .i. bí fæbar, Thr. Ir. Gl. 7. im biaill .i. bis ina ail ina
aititin; no aill ni isin bith, no bith hail le ni na hail .i. in
tuath conadh, Laws i 124.14 , 138. z Comm. docer in biail
10dia samthig, Tur. 131. Of working implements: fidba[e],
biáil, gaí gona cethra[e], Críth Gabl. 180. ogam tirda . . . .i.
biail, loman, fidba, strathar, Auraic. 5725. nech immaber
biail i n-domnach . . . dílsi a bela (belu, beeola,v.ll.),
Ériu ii 206 § 27. doḟoíd . . . a gilla . . . co Ecet Salach (i.e.a smith)
15do chor béla i tenid, LL 13582 ( Ir. Texts i 33 § 2 ).co laignib ┐
bacaib ┐ belaib, Dinds. 20.4 .cia buailter do bielaib ┐ ord-
aib, Ériu ii 114 § 44. cárna samaisci do indarggain fo thál
┐ béuil (biail,v.l.), Fraech 227 .i fomailt do bela, do fidbai
`for wearing down thy hatchet', Laws i 166.25 .sair ┐ thuithait
20┐ cach aes tail ┐ beili, gad ima beli, ii 118.25 Comm. biail
imfaebur, for lar rig treibi, iii 272.23 .i. slan don mogaid ma
beir ime faebur ac a beil, 25 Comm. =bíail .i. tuagh . . . .i. is
[s]lán don mogha faobur a biaile d'imirt ar lar tighi in righ,
O'Dav. 313. tairnid . . . in mbial fora munél ┐ a cul rempi,
25 LU 9031 ( FB 78 ).iar cor dó brechta hi fáebur in bélae, 9027
note ( FB 77 ).ider díul an biala, RC xiii 30.9 .beim do
biail, 10. fuaim biaili ic brudh bidbadh, CCath. 6077. ro
ghabhadar do beimennaib borbnertmara . . . fair do biailibh
bellethna`broad-bladed axes', St. Ercuil 2188. rongabh biail
30mbithgéir ina laimh, FM iii 178.18 .eatham frichnama, Laws
iv 276.5 .i. tir in bela som`axe-land', 15 Comm. Inn.loc.:
ó Thulaig Béla buide (: ména), Met. Dinds. iv 226.15 .