bé(o)laid(e)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bé(o)laid(e) or dil.ie/5688
Last Revised: 2019

 

adj (béoil) fat, greasy; juicy; plump, well-covered: 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.), Anecd. iii 49.19 . buí fodhord móar imbe lie máthrui la Túaith Déi, ar níbtar béoluide a scénai úatha 'there was great murmuring against him [Bres] among his maternal kinsmen the Túatha Dé, for their knives were not greased by him', CMT² 32 § 36 (i.e. he did not offer them food). staci cach bíd belaide `pieces of every palatable food', MacCongl. 81.20 . tar baitsechaib būana belaide `perpetual pools of gravy', 85.19 . loch do braisig belaiche / fó barr úscai 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 ).