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85 forbrechtad n m. (mrecht) variegation, ornamentation (above,
on the surface
?): go bfoirbreachtadh airgid (of a tunic),
Buile S. § 8 . See next.

forbrechtrad n m. (mrechtrad) variegation, ornamentation:
co forbrechtradh airgit ... forra (of plates of a helmet)
CCath. 4696 ; 4698 . See prec.

5 forbrén adj o-ā stinking: slōg ... f. ¤ (of demons) PH 8102 .

forbrethach adj o-ā forming hasty, superficial judgments (?) :
Fergna f. ¤ ` prejudiced ' Fen. 188.23 . Cf. also: ni gnath
on gabann oir [leg. úir ?] robi foirbrethach fur .i. nocha
gnath gu ngabann se talam gurab forbartach uir ime .i.
10coro foirbrister a uir a n-uir aile, Eg. 88 fo. 17b ( O'C. 2237 ).
Possibly a by-form of forbartach in each case.

forbricce n iā,f. (forbrecc) variegation, variety: conid eadh
dogni forbrice ┐ eirfhinne inna ngnūse, Ériu ii 104 § 12 .

forbríg, fairbríg (bríg) n ā,f. orig. with -bb- freq. riming
15with oblique cases of airdrí, but also with lenited -b-:
fairbrígh, -bhrígh (f. g s. -e, -i) IGT, Decl. § 13 , § 14 . fairbríogh,
-bhríogh m. § 38 ; f. ¤ § 39 . (a) excessive or undue
power; exercising undue power, tyrannizing (over): is trina
forbrig nād bī ith nā blicht (of kings), Arch. iii 315 § 35 .
20 as fearr beth ar sgath airdrig ina fairbrigh na flatha ZCP
viii 226.2 . dimbaid le T. ... airdrig cloindi Neill ... ic fair-
brig orra, Fen. 220.12 . dorónsat ... fairbricch ┐ iomarcradh
foirn FM v 1670.9 . nach dénann [Dia] égcóir no fairbríogh
ar énduine, O'Hussey T.C. 72.7 . d'fulang fhairbríogh,
25 O'Gr. Cat. 444.14 . ag toirmeasg uilc is ḟairbhrigh, Luc.
Fid. 389.17 . With obj. gen.: fer nā roleicc a fairbrígh
na a iomarcraidh ... lasna tighearnadhaibh did not allow
himself to be domineered
FM v 1594.19 .
(b) something excessive, beyond measure, intolerable:
30 cumha áirdrigh ... ní ba fairbricch co bráth will not be
exceeded
(lit. an excess) FM ii 898.2 [leg. a ḟ. ¤ ?]. ba forail
laissiumh ┐ ba fairbrigh inn sin he deemed it ... exorbitant
iii 366. 19 . sgeul dob fairbriogh le fiadh Fāil | triall an
airdriogh don Edaill ZCP ii 333.32 . a ḟoghail giodh ḟair-
35bríogh liom TD 23.22 . geallaid Murchadh ... Maol muadh
do chosc ... | ┐ ni fairbrigh a gheall his pledge is not excessive
(or overboastful) Cog. 104.31 . comhrach ar Ḟionn ... iarrus
Échtach, gér ffairbhrígh, Duan. Finn i 46.28 . ar meanm[a]
féin is foirbríogh ` arrogance ' A. O'D. lii 39 . ar gheallsad
40sliocht E. | do chomhaillsead ... | ní mór do rónsad d'ḟoir-
bríogh (= their claims were not excessive, or their tyranny
was short lived), Content. vi 101 . gan ghlór chlaon gan
ḟoirbhríogh d'ḟior im thaobh soighníomh bhar sinnsear
`without ... making overmuch of anyone' (? doing injustice
45to
) xxix 7 . sgéal go bfairbhrigh [: airdrígh] ar fuin `story
... which ... has a secret meaning besides
' Gleanings 16 ; 15
(perhaps the meaning here is simply `sorrow', a natural
development).
(c) One of the twelve faults in eloquence, exaggeration
50in statement: can fh. ¤ , Auraic. 5155 ff . treḟocul ... cen
dimbrigh cen forbrigh 1914 . is aengnuis ainces forbrig
2054 . daerugud gach duini dib | nos aincenn uili ar forbrig
2158 .

forbrígach adj o-ā (forbríg) forceful, high-handed, extreme: a
55denum ... co forbrigach foruallach (= with éclat, of a marriage
feast), Alex. 53 .

for-brissi v ī (brissid) past subj. 3 pl. fortanbristis Ml 135d4 .
pret. and perf. forrorbris (gl. superavit) 34b16 (for position
of -ro- here see Thurn. Gr. 341 ). Pass. past subj. pl. ma
60 forbrissitis Ml 85d10 . fut. s. forbrisfither (gl. comprimetur)
56d10 . ni forbrisbedar (gl. non obruetur) 51b1 . pret. pl.
forbristea 67b18 . Breaks down, crushes, over-powers: forbrisi
cach doding `vanquishes every obstacle' Mon. Tall. § 85 .
forbrise ri cach a fiadnaise (.i. cia forbrisid in ri ar cach
65nduine is isli inās ...) a king outweighs everyone in testimony
Laws i 78.18 (82.32) . nochan forbrisife im faitiughad a
toicheda 82.33 Comm . fírén Fiadat rodforbris (of King
Laegaire), Met. Dinds. i 20 . dia mba rochrúaid fordot-
brisfider, Tec. Corm. § 29.16 = LL 345e59 . Oppresses,
70 violates: forbrisfider cach trebar RC xxvi 36 § 188 . ni
forbrister nach n-innles .i. nocho foirbrisi do neoch ani is
innless do do breith uadha, O'D. 547 ( H 3.17, c. 436 ). Cf.
ni forbristar nach indlesa, Laws iv 374.23 . With trans-
ference of obj. (cf. brissid): forbrisfet comlund LU 6629 =
75 TBC² 2090 . barroebris ... Ailill ┐ Medb cath form-sa CRR
3 . forbrisfi ... mōrcatha for tuat[h]a Orca ZCP iii 461.18 =
arbrisfhi xiii 375.12 .

forbrissiud n u,m. (vn. of for-brissi) breaking down, crushing,
violating: in f. ¤ (gl. supplantationem) Ml 61c13 . ar f. ¤ fir
80truaig 36a32 . ní coir ... forlond no f. ¤ d'imbirt fair PH
5980 . forbrisiud dligid hua dligud ailiu `the infraction of
one reckoning by another
' Sg 181a8 .

forbriste adj io-iā (part. of for-brissi); (gl. oppressum) Thes.
i 714.10 . amtis forbristi (oppressis) Ml 85d9 . in bruudh
85fillti ... forbriste `articulate' Auraic. 906 [ shattered ? or
shattering ?].