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1 búas

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n ā, f. See Gwynn, Hermathena xxiv 60 ; Thurneysen, ZCP xx 381.

(a) stream, flow, gush (of water): ron tart a brága cen buais, LL 21168 `his throat dried up without water (?),' Bodl. Dinds. 39. cath Buasi co mbuais (: cluais), LL 6760 ( RC xxix 212 § 17 ). tecait co húais, ra gním ngle, / secht srotha, búais cen búaidre `in an untroubled gush', Metr. Dinds. iii 288.14 .

(b) Fig. of poetry expld. as art, knowledge: būas .i. āi, Corm. Y 199. buss (sic) .i. ai, H 3.18, 65a7 . bues .i. sofis, 633b24 . buas .i. sofis naircetail .i. arinni thic imbas iar mbuais, inde dicitur barr buaise, 64c26 . gur 'lus būas bang na Bōinde (B. na f.) .i. guribh sé an elada do bhí 'sna cnāibh imais, ZCP v 489 § 10. erraind nais a sruth buais .i. is uais ind rann fil ocum ar imbud mo dagḟessa .i. ollamnas `from the stream of science', RC xxvi 24 § 80 ( LL 24462 ). būas (leg. B., Thurn. loc. cit.) .i. soes n-arc[h]etail (imais add. , LB, note 2) arinní dothēt imbas īar mbuais (leg. mB., Thurn.). Inde dicitur isna Brethaib Nemed: `barr būaise', Corm. Y 148. Corm. 8. soillsighis sruthlinn mbarr mbuais buadhchu, Anecd. ii 75.11 .

pn As name of river Bush and in nn. loc., see Hog. Onom. B. (one of the rígusci Érenn), BDD² 1460. ó Buais co Commur Trí nUsce, Ériu vi 147.18 . d'Inbiur Buasse bruchtait srotha, Todd Nenn. 266.7 .

2 búas

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Forms: buas

n o, [n. ?] cf. , 1 búar. wealth (in kine); buas `cows, oxen' (= 1 búar), P. O'C. buas .i. innbea, ut est ar comuitech cach buasach `wealth', O'Dav. 204 (3 b., Gwynn, Herma- thena xlix 59). ? Senach . . . / conaltar mnā sīde for bruinnib būais `on the breasts of plenty', Misc. Hib. 20.8 , IT iii 53 § 98. dlomtha im Breg būassa `he was refused the wealth of Bregia', ZCP xii 436 § 4. ? comaurraind A. ┐ G. na N. a fiach aistir ┐ a fiach aignesa ┐ a aili dec, ┐ asa buasaib (wr. in margin of text in MS.), Laws v 412 n .

3 búas

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Forms: buas

n buas ` paunch . . ., pouch, . . . leather bottle or water budget ', P. O'C. `buas' a ainm bolg, Metr. Gl. 34 § 23. See under 2 b.