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1 barrach

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Forms: barr-

adj o, ā (1 barr) having tops, branches, bushy : co n-accai in liss m-bilech m-b.¤ (bairrach, MS.) `topped with trees', MacCongl. 69.15 . In n. pr. Dáire B., Cóir Anm. 40 (` hairy (?)', Gloss.). ? In n. loc.: An Chloch Bh. (bharraidh, barr- v.l.), ML² 403 n .

2 barrach

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Forms: bharraigh

n o (1 barr) tops (of trees and plants); tow, hards of flax : b.¤ uir-beithi do scuabaib cengail ime tops of green birch as winding-sheets (?) about him (descr. of buried giant), Todd Nenn. 206.8 . borrlus .i. b.¤ losa `tops of leeks', O'Dav. 288. salann ┐ b.¤ do cuimilt do `rub salt and tow on it', Celtica ii 52 § 18 . cris do b.¤ cnaibi `belt of hempen tow', Grail 2914 . lúireach bharraidh (leg. bharraigh, ed.) `a corselet of . . . tow', Duan. F. ii 216 § 6. b.¤ tiomsuighthe ( = stupa collecta, Ecclesiasticus xxi 10 ) tow pressed together, TSh. 6729 . biáidh an neartmhar mar bh.¤ = tow, Isaiah i 31. snaithe barruigh `a thread of tow', Eg. Gl. 755. b.¤ lín fibres or hards of flax, tow : ultach do bh.¤ lín an armful of hards of flax, TSh. 419 , cf. 5382 . stubble (of flax): amhail fhéar thirim nó b.¤ lín ( = sicut foenum et stipula, cf. 1 Corinth. iii 12 ), TSh. 5382. stubble, straw: ataoi ag inghreim ar bh.¤ thirim ( = stipulam siccam persequeris, Job xiii 25 ), TSh. 3367.