1 braine

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 braine or dil.ie/6508

Forms: broine, bruinde

n m. Also broine. Somet. appar. confused with bruinne. projection, projecting, protruding or prominent part, etc.; front: álaind do brúach, do b.¤ top (?) (of a dún), Metr. Dinds. iii 96.5 . Alba uile / ótha a broine go a bile centre (?), Measgra D. 46.2 . co mbrainib ┐ bilib di or bosses (?) (of shields), BB 444a45 . Caire, ba ben Ch. . . . / co mb.¤ barráin bith-rúaid with red-haired forehead (?), Metr. Dinds. iii 278.10 . dá dán oc Móen . . . gním berrtha ós b.¤ (bruindi, v.l.) belaig etc., 334.11 . tacmoing in mong . . . dóib co b.¤ a n-imdae their hair reaches to their shoulderblades (?), LU 7251 (BDD). os b.¤ na mbethga, LL 1293 (= Leb. Gab.(i) 176.3 ). frithchuman umaidi ina brutt úasa braini a copper clasp . . . in front (?), MU² 691. B. . . . a hingen aile / nár inled i mbraini braith `who did not prepare open treachery' ( RC lxvii 319.2 ), LL 16568. Of a boat: a prora .i. on broine, on chuirr thussig na luinge gl. proretas, Gild. Lor. 49. foa braini (bruine, bruinne, v.ll.) do beccnóe `under the prow', Imr. Brain 42. in cur . . . i mb.¤ na báirci, BDD² 514. a brainib na mbárc `bows', TTr.² 902. re bruinnedhaibh (fri brainib, v.l.) long na M., CCath. 1983. broinde a luinge, Aen. 1004 , bruinde, 1831 . By meton. vessel (?): ro hir dam . . . .x. mb.¤ (.i. longa), Ériu ii 3.11 .

Frontal position; vanguard, hence band, company: bruine .i. buidhen, ut est: tuaruscbail in cedna bruine dibh, Ériu xiii 66 § 58 (Táin 4291). b.¤ no broine .i. tús b.¤ na luinge ┐ broine na buidhne, etc., O'Cl. b.¤ inna mban, Imr. Brain 62. C. na mberg co mb.¤ , Metr. Dinds. iv 122.19 . in oenecht baidmis b. / is nochraidmis cech cuire `the front ranks', 334.27 . ? dia ngabat mo chomraimse / for cloich nad gluaster b.¤ , LL 6151.

Edge, projecting tip (of drinking-vessel, etc.): b.¤ blede, IT iii 105 § 207. macaoimh fa bhrainibh buabhall, DDána 85.43 `youths by the edge of the ale-vats', Ir. Monthly 1919, 106.43 .

? Attrib. g s.: for bruig Banba b.¤ (: saine; bruine, v.l.) (= for bruig b.¤ Banba, ed.) on the coastline of Ireland (Meyer), Bruchst. i 61 § 137 ( IT iii 39 § 34 ). aél co mbennaib b.¤ with protruding prongs (?), LL 38335. ? fomnis fomnis / in fer mb.¤ (rhet.), LU 10885 = TE² iii § 12 . ? dar broinfeirtsib (sic leg.) broine / docheṅgait int sligi (of a chariot and rider), TBC-I¹ 2525 = dar B., TBC-LL² 2864 .