barrgal

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Forms: barrgar

n also barrgar (1 barr) what may be cut off, cropped (of plants, corn, etc.), toppings (of trees): do-[g]niter cretach curach . . . do barrghur tṡoilech `willow-branches', CCath. 2377. ic comhtuargain bharrghair na crann, 2529 . no gluaised in ghaeth barrghar in doiri `treetops', RC xiv 42.14 . ar bennaib is ar barrgail, Bruss. 5100, 52 cited Contribb. 183 . barrghail arbhair `the offing of corn', P. O'C. barrghail crann `the branches of trees', ib.