braich

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Forms: mraich, mbracha, braith

n [i, f.] Mid. Ir. form of mraich. g s. mbracha, Laws iv 306.5 ( Críth G. 111 ). n s. braith, ii 202.20 Comm. b.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 149. malt; malt liquor: amal meles muilend .x. forcél b.¤ rocrúaid as a mill . . . grinds well-dried malt, LU 8699 ( FB 52 ). brocōit iarom sainlind dognīther do b.¤ ┐ mil, Corm. Y 124. airligud mbracha dia tecmai lith laithi, Laws v 372.15 . cess no da chess lana de b.¤ ┐ do arbur biid, Irish Texts i 35.31 . bec leis d'ith de bliucht de b.¤ (: maith), Metr. Dinds. iv 160.22 . acht oencriathar bracha, Lism. L. 1357 . do ratsat in b.¤ isin dara lothar, Lat. Lives 72.4 . b.¤ (an item of food rent, fixed tribute), Laws iv 50. 28 Comm. ar ceithri miach abh fichet bracha cin cruadug `of undried malt', ii 200.15 Comm. do braith cruaidh `of dried malt', 202.1 Comm. miach bracha re frithealamh ndeasgadh, RC xiv 26 § 1. a ttigh na bratha `in the malt-house (?)' (Gloss.), Luc. Fid. 5021. as tū (viz. Ísu) b.¤ (braith, MS.) na flead fīnemna the fermenting substance, ACL iii 235 § 31. Aēd . . . / dīa ndēntar bracha (: Macha) do bruith `for whom maltings are brewed', Measgra Uí Chl. 149 § 18. ó ua Chormaic corcras b.¤ `for whom beer takes its rich colour', Magauran 1318 . gan súgh mar bhlas a bhracha, DDána 113.18 . (of animal food) b.¤ ar na berbad `boiled mash' (for sick horses), Celtica ii 40 § 27 .

Compds. íba brachdig oenghráinne a ráith Bic malt liquor, SG 80.4 . b.¤ ┐ glan, braclan . . . an úair as .ch. mín é, IGT Introd. 14.17 . braichlind múad mescmar maith (rhet.), LU 8716 ( FB 53 ).