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prep- xsee also preb-.

prepad n m. starting, bouncing : a scat[h] no a preapu[d], Laws
v 154.25 Comm. (of horses). ? fri prepadh cach indligid atlen
ua ┐ iarmo ┐ innua, Eg. 88 f. 18a ( O'C. 2246 ). Cf. prap.

5 prepaid v ā. starts, bounces ; phreabas Garaidh risan gáir started
up
, Ériu i 18.33 . gerrán phreabas that shies, Mac Aingil
537.12 . preabh [sic] led chois `stamp with thy foot', Ezek.
vi 11 .

prepan n m. a prebend ? slicht lebair in prepain Cunga, Plummer
10Colophons 17 n. 2 = in prebbain, ib. a lebur in prepain, ib.
n. 3 ; acc. to Plummer a deriv. of Lat. praebenda.

prepher n o,m. (Lat. peripheria, RC xii 467 ) periphery, circum-
ference : ro erig in grian . . . os ferlannaib . . . in prephir taeb-
glain talmanta horizon, MR 112.11 .

15 prepost n m. (Lat. praepositus) the praepositus or prior of a
monastery : ag prepoist na mainistrech, BNnÉ 52 § 43 . propost
.i. prepost .i. prepositus , Corm. Y 1046 .

presanta n(Eng. loan-word) a present, gift : glacuim an bíadh
. . . amhail phresanta o nimh, Parrth. Anma 25.22 . pl.
20 pressantaidhi onoracha, Fl. Earls 186.15 . a presantoip, 150.4 .

pretaid v ā. (Lat. praedare) plunders, spoils: pres. 3 pl. rel.
pretae, gl. depredantium, Ml. 134b10 . See preit.

Pretene pn(pl.) Britons ? Mongán . . . ab Artur filio Bicoir Pretene
lapide percussus interit , Im. Brain i 84.18 , i.e. of the Britons,
25cf.
RC xvii 178.4 (Tig., where MS. reads: bi coirpre tene).
Acc. to Meyer, Wortk. 39 , a Cymric form corresponding to
Ir. Cruithne; a view opposed by Marstrander, RC xxxvi
363 - 4 .

pretóir n i,m. = Lat. praetor: see propretóir.

30 priail n f. (formation from Eng. fry, or Fr. frire) the act of fry-
ing : neichi arna priail ┐ neichi rostaithe foods fried and
roasted
, 23 P 10³, 47b11 ; 52b6 . Also prigail (form influenced
by Lat. frigere?): fine grécum arna prigail a n-im no a n-ola
(= frixum), Rosa Ang. 218.12 , cf. 206.2 .

35 príbáidech adj o,a. (príbáid- < Eng. private) private, secret :
príobháideach, P. O'C. spioraid phriobhaideach, Luc. Fid.
296.8 .

pribiléid n f. (Eng. privilege?) a privilege, special favour : ar
phribhiléid oiléin Í, Keat. iii 1330 . Mac Aingil 359.11 . priui-
40leid, 546.19 . ros-fuair . . . an uile mor-loigidheacht ┐ priuileit,
Fl. Earls 158.16 . daingniughadh gach priuileide dia ttardsat
na papaidhi dō, 148.29 . pribhléid, P. O'C.

pribiléidech adj o, ā. privileged, favoured : a phriomhcharuid
priuileidech, BNnÉ 231 n. 1 (pribhleideach v.l.). ar altóir
45pribhileidigh, Mac Aingil 568.16 . ier ndenomh turais seacht
primhaltor priuileidech, Fl. Earls 214.15 . comhacht na
heagluise . . . arna thoirbheirt d'easpog na Róimhe go prímh-
léideach as a prerogative, Eochairsg. 6.22 .

pricaid v ā. (Rom.) pricks, picks, pecks : an tṡúil . . . priocfuid
50féich . . . amach í, Prov. xxx 17 . priceam (priocam) `I sting,
prick, goad
', P. O'C.

priced n(= Eng. pricket, a spike on which a candle was fixed)
a candle : co tapraibh ┐ co priceduibh ┐ co lampaib, ZCP vi
52.4 .

55 prichaig adv a kite (bird of prey): tainic priochaigh . . . san aedhar,
SG 1.25 (= milvus, V.SS. Hib. i 217 § ii ).

prid n(= Lat. pridie) the day before ; used as prefix in dates.
prídkalde, gl. pridie Kalendas, Sg. 220a1 . hi prid-callainn
September, FM ii 818.14 . hi prid-kallann Mai, Leb. Gab. i
60250.19 .

pridchad u,m. (late vn. formation from pridchaid) the act of
preaching : atchuala agá phriotchadh, FM v 1462.8 . g s. iar
tairccsin in pritca, D IV 2, 70va5 . priotchadh `a preaching',
P. O'C.

65 pridchaid v ā. (Lat. praedicare) the stems pritch-, praidch-,
praitch- also occur in early exx. O.Ir. forms: pres. 3 s. prid-
chaid, Wb. 13a22 . rel. pridchas, 12c23 . praidchas, 12c27 (a
primā manu). 3 pl. pridchit, 12d37 . rel. pridchite, 13a15 .
prechite, 5a5 . subj. pres. 1 s. pridcha-sa, 10d23 . mani pridach ,
70 10d25 . mani pridag , ib. 24 . fut. 3 s. rel. prithchibes, Ml. 107a
16 . 3 pl. pridchabat, Wb. 13a13 . perf. 1 s. ro pridchus-sa ,
Wb. 13b12 . 3 s. cetu-ru-pridach, 26c4 . ro phroidech , 10c20 .
ro prithach , Ml. 50d17 . ro phraidchi , Fél. Prol. 164 (ro prid-
chai , ro pritcha , ro praitcha v.l.). 1 pl. ro-n-pridchissem-ne,
75 Wb. 13b10 . Pass. subj. pres. s. pridchidir, Wb. 10d27 . perf. s.
ro pridchad , 13a21 . ro priched , 23a3 . ro pricad , 7b12 . Vn.
precept; pridchad (late).
Preaches; teaches (in religion), intrans. or with acc. of sub-
ject preached or taught: in Wb. generally gl. prophetare,
80 Wb. 11c8 , 12c23 , 27c29 , d37 , etc. mad ar lóg pridcha-sa if I preach
for pay
, Wb. 10d23 . mad ar log pridchidir, ib. 27 (impers.
pass.). Patraicc Mache mārtai Gaidil . . . pritchais doib, Arch.
iii 303 § 1 . ro pritach Patraic dóu, Trip. 102.30 (= ro fritchai,
Eg.). ro pritchastar Augustin dō, Anecd. iii 69.18 . With acc.:
85 cen chomalnad indí no pridchim without fulfilling that which
I preach
, Wb. 11a15 . laithe ṁbrátha iss ed pridchas dóib, LU
1362 = RC xxi 378.5 . fir legind pridchait eris who preach
(teach) heresy, FA 27 . pridchais croich Crist do thúathaib
Féne, Hy. ii 40 (glossed .i. praedicavit). ro pritcha Ísu na
biaiti, PH 1619 . is e ro pritcustar soscela don uli domun,
5 1651 . o ra proitche breitir nDe do feruibh Eirenn, Lism.L.
2720 . pritchai breitir nDé dhun! 1530 . pritchae do chach a
pecuth declare, point out , Ériu ii 228.3 . Of preaching as part
of divine service: ceilebharthir isind ecclais, pritcaidhther,
oifriter léo, BNnÉ 92 § 201 . Cf. priotchadh .i. doniodh
10searmóin, O'Cl.