breccaire

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Forms: breacaire

n (cf. breccad) instrument used to roughen the grinding faces of mill-stones (see Studies on Early Ireland 17 ): breacaire `an instrument used for puncturing mill-stones ', Celtica i 305.19 . ` quern-picker ', P. O'C.