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preceptóir n i,m. (Lat. praeceptor), Mid.Ir. also pro(i)ceptóir.
A teacher (of religion); a preacher: preceptóir et forcetlid doib-
85som, Wb. 14b4 . praeceptóir, Ml. 42b18 . g s. preceptoro , Wb.
4a2 . n du. is lour dā preceptóir i n-aeclis (= prophetae duo), 13a9 .
n p. preceptori, gl. profetae, 12d30 . in praicibtorai , Ml. 38c9a .
g p. oc eitsecht inna preceptorae, 122c2 . trésna proceptorib
noemu pritchat in scriptuir dona doínib, LB 30a25 = tria
proiceptoiribh, Lism.L. 683 . primhproiceptoir coitcenn . . .
5amal Pol, 2745 .

préchán n o,m. a bird of prey (generic term): préchán, Anecd. i
27 § 20 (of a hawk). senen .i. prechan no seabac, O'Dav. 1414 .
prechan, gl. milgus (= milvus), Ir. Gl. 507 . eti in prechain,
Fél. 112.13 . pl. donít préchain nit, PH 7744 . creinnfit sineoin
10┐ prechain for sethnacha, BB 429a48 . précháin ravens, Luke
xii 24 . preachán `a glead' (= glede), Eg. Gl. 512 . préachan
ingneach, ib. 59 . an préachán gearr ┐ an p. ¤ ceirteach ┐ a p. ¤
ingneach `glede . . . kite . . . vulture', Deuter. xiv 13 . préachán
ceanann `ossifrage', Levit. xi 13 . préachán na gcearc `kite', ib.
15 14 . blonac . . . précháin ruaid `red crow's', O'Gr. Cat. 184.34 .
preach `any bird of the crow or kite kind'; preachán `a crow or
kite
', P. O'C. Mod. préachán, Dinneen.

prechoin n m. a public crier (< Lat. praeconem?): preachaine .i.
fear garma `a cryer', P. O'C. prechoineadha .i. luchd garma,
20O'Cl.

predicáid n f. [Lat. praedicatio?] a predicament (in logic): is inann
predicáid ┐ ní uilide tuicter do mórán do neithib éxamhla
deifrighios ó chéile, O'Gr. Cat. 257.24 .

predchaid xsee pridchid.

25 ? predugud n m. ro sluic an talam fo chétóir an rechtaire . . . co
filett ic predugud [p̅dugud MS.] na cenn [= 'na chenn?] osin alle,
BColm. 58.12 (vengeance overtakes the steward for attempting
to harass the monastery; the pl. vb. may refer to the monks,
so that they make him a text for their sermons ever since, predugud
30being a learned formation < Lat. praedicare, cf. pridchad).

prefáid n f. (Lat. praefatio) a preface, introductory prayer in the
Mass : 'sa prefaid, BCC § 228 . eipistleacha, soisgéil, preafaide
┐ gach ní eile dá bhfuil anns an aifrionn, Eochairsg. 23.22 .

preiciúr n m. (Romance loan-word, cf. Fr. prêcheur) a preacher :
35 manistir do dhenum . . . dona braithribh preiciúr Friars
Preachers
, ALC i 402.3 . See follg.

preisdiúr n m. (Eng. loan-word?) a preacher : brathair preisdiúr
a friar preacher, Mac Aingil 334.4 . brathair presediur, FM v
1288.15 . an tOrd minúr presidiur, 1444.15 . preisteur, -iúir
40`a foreman, precedent or superior', P. O'C.

preit n f. (Lat. praeda, RC xii 467 ) also preid, praid, prey, booty :
preit .i. áirnéis chreiche, O'Cl. co ndernta preit de, Anecd. ii
63.10 (pred v.l.). leoman mor laiges for préid, Alex. 1069 . in
preid , 1072 (n s.). co rucsat praid mair etir or ┐ argat ┐ inn-
45busa ili, AU 921 . praid, 920 . See pretaid.

preláit (préláit) n i,m. (Lat. prelatus) also treated as fem., a prelate
(eccles.): prelait, gl. prelatus, Ir. Gl. 452 . prelait, PH 7478 .
a prelaid doní sacramint dóib, Maund. 79 (of a Mohammedan
priest). prelaitt an uird, 212 . prelaid, 148 . dá raibhe an
50phréalaid sgáthmhar 'na chuing, TSh. 10670 . g s. córaighther
pupall in prelait gairit ó puplaib na naomh, SG 35.7 . dochum
na preláidi, Maund. 148 . a anam do chur ar muin anma a
phréaláide, TSh. 10666 . pl. na preláti , PH 7472 . tecosc na
preláti, 7474 . is olc an anoir dobeiritt an [leg. na] prelaidhi da
55tigerna, Maund. 123 . préaláide na heagailse, TSh. 9651 .
tángadar fuireann phréaláideadh le Pádraig i nÉirinn, Keat.
iii 248 . go n-ilimat do preghlaidib, Fl. Earls 176.2 .

prém n ā,f. later variant form of frém a root : for préma ┐ for
bonu na crand, PH 7275 . dair . . . co mbeidís a premha ar
60fogluasacht fuíthi, CCath. 340 . lan [do] premaibh ┐ do
luibhibh, BNnÉ 73 § 130 . an phréamh, TSh. 2482 . ag cog-
namh na préime, 2481 . go soiche a phréimh, 3423 (d s. for
a s.). (fig.) is e in craidhi is premh ┐ in spirut is geg (= cor est
radix ipsius spiritus), Rosa Ang. 124.4 . a Phádraig, a phréamh
65iodhan! Dán Dé xii 26 .
Compds. géag do phréamhfhuil Dháibhi original race, Keat.
Poems 397 . síodhaidhe préamhghlan of pure race, 253 . ó
lubhra an phréimhpheacaidh do chin ó Ádhamh original sin,
TSh. 508 .

70 prémach n m. (variant of frémach) roots (coll.): an long do
tromuccadh do premhach ┐ do luibhennaibh, BNnÉ 74.11 .
pl. cuislenna . . . re n-abar precmha, ITS xiv 156.30 (leg.
prémcha).

prémad n u,m. the act of planting: g s. craobha . . . tar éis a
75bpréamhtha, Keat. Poems 582 .

prémaigid g. plants: vn. (in fig. sense) do phréamhughadh Dál
Riada i n-Albain to establish, Keat. ii 5792 .

prémamail adj i, radical; original : san bhflichidheacht phréamh-
amhail primeval (?) moisture, TSh. 3168 .

80 prep n ā,f. (cf. prap) a bounce, start : bedg . . . no prep (of a
horse), Laws iii 180.18 Comm. o preip no o speic cosi `kick',
Mackinnon Cat. 25.2 . do phreip eich, FM iv 868 w . T. do
marbadh . . . lena each féin do phreib, AU iii 396.16 . go
ngabhann tú do phreabuibh ar Chriosd, Mac Aingil 32.5 (i.e.
85 trample on, allusion to Hebr. x 29 ). Cf. ic brebgail `spurning',
CCath. 6101 , prob. a compd. of this word.