bocad

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u, m. vn. of bocaid. act of softening, in various applications. softening, combing (wool): b.¤ ┐ brecadh ┐ fige `teasing', Manners and Customs iii 115 n.83 . a fobairt . . . a llendaib . . . ola . . . do boccadh ┐ do righniugadh (opp. to do crúadughadh ┐ do chaitiugud, 5219 ) . . . a adbair to soften its material (of a battle-hauberk), CCath. 5217. Of speech: níor labhair . . . / . . . / acht fuighle do bhíodh [dá] mbogadh he spoke . . . only mumbled words (?) (of a disappointed lover), DDána 32.27 . Of consonants act of softening, leniting : treidi doghni uath (i.e. h) .i. bogad ┐ semigudh ┐ airdibdad. B. cetumus: for taebomnaib ┐ 'na ndiaidh doeagmaing doib .i. do p do c [7] do t ut cloch, both, Auraic. 1264. b.¤ cuill .i. clach ┐ ach lenition of c., 1273 . In IGT devoicing : ní fhuil cadad eidir .s. ┐ .c. le mbéradh bogadh air an tan nach .c. cumaisg é, IGT Introd. § 30.10 . eól ar uile chumhachtuibh connsuineadh idir chadad ┐ bháthadh ┐ bhogadh, ┐ chrúadhughadh, § 2.11 . an tan teaguimh connsuine crúaidh eidir da .s., treisi don .ts. déigheanaigh aga bhogadh iná don chéd .s. aga chrúadhughadh mur so: íasg ┐ sgíos íaiscíos a chomhfhocal, § 35 (12.2) .

Further applications: sugh cruaiche Padraig, no midhuidhi . . . ┐ dena a mbogad ( = tepefacta, Vocab.), Rosa Angl. 290.25 . bolgam uisci ar na bogad sa bél, Celtica ii 34 § 6 . gan bhogadh bríghnirt unweakened , Keat. Poems 49. an cuibhreach do bhogadh orruinn `to slacken the bonds on us', Oss. iii 138.2 . bheith ag bogadh / fan gcleith nó fan gcloidheamh / bas choirrgheal an churadh to lightly grasp the hurdle or the sword, DDána 98.21 . clisteri bogtha 'a laxative clyster', O'Gr. Cat. 181.34. in gai mor . . . focert urchur de co mbai ar b.¤ i mbroind in ech cranda ` quivering ', ZCP ii 438 § 23 (`remained stuck', Aen. 446 ). Of warming water: blogam uisci ar na bogad sa bél `a mouthful of water warmed in one’s mouth´ Celtica ii 34 § 6 .

Compd. ar comhchrithnughadh ┐ bogadh-bertnugadh `shaking and trembling', Fl. Earls 186.10 (see 1 boc compds.).