brocc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. brocc or dil.ie/6891

 

Forms: broc

n o, m. broc m., IGT Decl. § 67. See ZCP xxiv 92 - 3 , Études Celt. vi 202 , Ir. Hist. Stud. vi 170 n.2 . badger: bruicnech bruic `a badger's brood', K. and H. 16. cét do cach cinel anmann ceithre . . . acht bruic nama, Thr. Ir. Gl. xlii 12 ( Corm. 23 ). daine . . . iarnacur . . . a rechtaib broc, xliii 3 . saill bruicc a Béire badger fat, SG 364.27 . gai Táidhg rug C. laís chum na mbroc ar co tísdaís asa mbroicthenaigh amach, Cóir Anm. 239. gabáil b.¤ taebtrom tarrisel, Acall. 7392. na bruic . . . amuil na conu cenndu um a ḟoglaibh comaithcesa, Laws iv 120.1 Comm. do chroicionn bruic = badger, Ezekiel xvi 10. ag broc an éithigh (as term of reproach), Tribes of Irel. 28.27 .

In nn. loc.: Mo Bíi . . . Domnaigh broc, Gorm. Sept. 30 n.4 .

See Hog. Onom. s.v. Brocros .

Compds. With nouns: cocholl do chroicnib broc ime, ┐ is uadh ainmnighter in brocainech (name of a relic), SG 21.33 . ni bai acht broccaithech dia sil side, RC xxiv 176.4 . in n-úair nochuired co holl / in bíast buidech a brocc-lomm `ill-smelling draught' (Gloss.), Metr. Dinds. iii 428.10 . With adj.: a hua airim bhrocsalaigh, IT iii 98 § 160.