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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 ( TBC² 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] ghall- dacht / 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 ', E. O'Rahilly 100.5. a los íoca an bhainne bhearrtha skim milk, Ó Bruad. iii 206.3 .

Vn. berrad.