braise

Cite this: eDIL s.v. braise or dil.ie/6516

n , f. (bras)

(a) daring, boldness (in favourable and unfavourable sense); quickness; nimbleness: co ṁbraissi, Fél.² June 19 .i. co slatra no co solam, xcvii 19 = bras[e] .i. slatratu nó calma . . . fia sluaighedh co mbraisi `with bold- ness', O'Dav. 263. b.¤ gl. lasciuia, Ir. Gl. 36. cen bráth mb.¤ `no sudden destruction', Met. Dinds. iii 452.15 . déine buirbe is b.¤ violence, cruelty and intemperate haste (?), Caithr. Thoirdh. 55.39 . ann adbeba co mb.¤ then she died suddenly, Metr. Dinds. iii 58.3 . (rhet.) gai bolcai ┐ bai brasi (feats of Cú Chulaind), LU 8443 ( FB 30 ). ? noco mor a ghere / noc dene for b.¤ , IT iii 90 § 120.

(b) vaunting, boasting, boastfulness: níbu ádas far mbraisse (mbresi, TBC² 824 ) it wasn't in accordance with your boasting, LU 5301. ni di braisse ni di baithe / bec tasse na Tuathe, LL 1305 = Leb. Gab. 176.15 . gan bhréic mbraissi, SG 21.37 . adeirim rib cen brassi, LB 96 marg. inf. As quasi-vn. robui ac braisi ┐ ac bocasaich uasa cind (i.e. over a prostrate opponent), TTebe 2569 . See bél compds.