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berraid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. berraid or dil.ie/5725

Forms: bér[r]tha, berrad

v (berr)

(a) shears, clips; shaves: berrthar . . . no is cumme dí no berrthe gl. tondeatur, Wb. 11c13 . co sebaind a folt de amal bíd co n-altain no berthá, LU 5679 ( TBC-I¹ 1205 ). co roberr māil fair cosin chloduib `cropped his hair', Ériu ii 22.2 . Moen . . . is é cetna fer no berrad i nHerind, LL 22246 ( Bodl. Dinds. 25 ). ro bearrastar mac na baintrebthaigi in ri, RC ii 197.8 . berrthar fuilt na sethrach = the Sisters . . . haue their hayre cut, RSClára 70b . a fhir ghlacas a[n] ghalldacht / bhearras an barr bachalldacht, Ir. Review 1912, 471 § 1 . Transfd. tonn . . . a tondeo .i. ar b.¤ in fēr don murbach , Corm. Y 1243. ro berrad L.L. was laid waste, SG 411.11 . do bhearr d'fhaithchibh fionna a bhféar (of greens made bare by horse-racing), Magauran 3035 . ón ló . . . bhearrfas muir do mhong (the end of the world), DDána 50.22.

(b) tonsures: berrsi Pátricc, Thes. ii 241.14 . ní bertar co tí a ord berti `there is no tonsuring until the regular time of tonsure', Mon. Tall. 137.15 . romberr P. (= ablati sunt capilli capitis illius), Lat. Lives 27 § 22. coro berr berradh manaigh fair, Trip.² 250. berrait a choraind ō a chūl (i.e. like a slave), O'Mulc. 726.

(c) cuts (i.e. deals ?) cards: ní bheárrfad cárta, Hackett xxvi 33 .

Part. mucc bér[r]tha ` shaven ', Trip. 40.10 , dá bhróig shioscaithe ribeanta bhearrtha ` well-trimmed ', O'Rah. 100.5. a los íoca an bhainne bhearrtha skim milk, Ó Bruad. iii 206.3 .

Vn. berrad.

? dúrbach

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adj Domnach durbaich tar rindiu (: glúnmair), YBL 125b35 (sobriquet?). Cf. fail dún dianad murbach (diam durbach, BB, Rennes) án | múr már maic Lugdach, Metr. Dinds. iii 124 .

falbach

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Forms: falbaigi

n (fálbach ? for second syll. cf. fótbach, murbach ) a rampart, ridge: pl. failgis falbaigi móra do chollaib ... mórthimcoll in tṡlóig, TBC-I¹ 1994 . TBC-LL¹ 2649 (do ní fál do chollaibh St). falbaighi colann saerclann fo cossaib con, CCath. 1044 . Hence fálbhach .i. fál abach (a wall of entrails) no fál corp; fálbhaighe .i. fál abaigheadh, O'Cl.

muirbech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. muirbech or dil.ie/32763

x see murbach .

murbach , muirbech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. murbach , muirbech or dil.ie/32855
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: muirbheach

n m. (muir; for 2nd component cf. fótbach) a breakwater; a level strip of land along the sea-coast: tonn . . . a tondeo .i. ar berraid in fēr don murbach it shaves the grass from the shoreland, Corm. Y 1243. dún dianad murbach án | múr mór maic Lugdach `whose famous breakwater is the great wall of L.'s son', Metr. Dinds. iii 124.67 . tír . . . is mín taobh 's is mín murbhach, Measgra D. 45.22 . i mmurbach na Bonne the shore of the Boyne, BColm. 72.5 . ar mílib [= mílaib] na muirbech, Metr. Dinds. iii 428.36 = muirbrech, LL 212a6 . Carn Trachta Eothaili . . . tēd muir tarna cairgib 'na muirbeach impi, Todd Nenn. 198. Of a lake monster , Peritia xi 163 : muirbech lonn locha hEnaig, Acall. 2421. Common in both forms in place-names: for Muirbech, Metr. Dinds. iii 442.42 . i Murbach , AFM iii 416.9 . In mod. Anglo-Irish sometimes ` murrough '. muirbheach f. `a low sea-board ', Dinneen .