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1 basc

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n b.¤ `a storm or heavy fall of rain ', P. O'C.

Compd. bascbemnech na n-ech, CRR § 53.3 (leg. blosc- ?).

2 basc

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n see Pedersen Vgl. Gr. i 77.24 . Expld. as necklet, neckband, apparently consisting of or decorated with beads of precious stone and circular in shape: b.¤ dano cach nderg. b.¤ in tan is do chuimriuch brāget is nomen is dona mellaib dracondaib is diles when it refers to the binding of the neck it refers properly to the balls of dragon-stone (?), Corm. Y 132. See below. b.¤ a fascia (fasciae, MS.), O'Mulc. 127a. Apparently adjectival in b.¤ , cruinn `round', Eg. Gl. 758 (cf. O'Cl. below).

Compds. ¤airm circular place: b.¤ a circle , Eg. Gl. 752. baiscmell necklace of round beads: cona b.¤ fo brágait forsa rabātar secht mill ┐ secht fichet mell do smeruib mucc mugdornd `with a necklace', MacCongl. 122.36 (perh. to be read as basc mell). Note also: baiscmhall (leg. baiscmell) .i. cruinnmheal, O'Cl.

3 basc

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Last Revised: 2013

 

adj See LEIA B-22 , Études Celt. xxvii 188 . Expld. as red, scarlet: b.¤ dano cach nderg, Corm. Y 132. `b.' gach derg adeire a ndan, Metr. Gl. 34 § 26. b.¤ .i. derg, unde dicitur Tain: ó adhair co bibhaisc .i. bidhderg (cf. TBC-I¹ 1159 ), Ériu xiii 66 § 60. b.¤ .i. derg, O'Dav. 336. b.¤ .i. dearg, O'Cl. b., dearg Red or scarlet, Eg. Gl. 759. bascchailc `red chalk, raddle', P. O'C.

basc(h)rann

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n (bas + crann). IGT Decl. § 11. Lit. hand-stick (or -board if = tabula), clapper (cf. `in monasteries the wooden board which was beaten to call the community together, esp. on the death of a member, v. Ducange, tabula No.4 ,' Plummer MS. notes), wooden knocker: benaid bascrann . . . gaibem a ecnairc, or Brigit, ór itbath `she strikes a clapper', Fél. 64.22 . benais Sencha bascrand, MU² 923. bensait bascrand isin dorus (of a monastic cell), RC xiv 58.22 . taem báisi risin mbas-crann `that the knocker had been smitten with frenzy', Ériu iv 116.32 . ciasa bas . . . / do bean go bras in bas-crann ?, 36 . do bhaineadur béim baschrainn frisan dorus `hand-stick' (Gloss.), Feis Tighe Chonáin 60. co cualadar beim bascraind fri dorus in lis `a blow of the knocker', CCath. 1133. go mbean bh. until he strikes the knocker, IGT Decl. ex. 474. (iron) door-knocker: lé baschrann nó lé fairchín iaroinn do bhí as an ndoras do chum a bhuailte, Desid. 408.