2 bres

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 2 bres or dil.ie/6737

 

Forms: bras

adj o, ā ? Also bras. great, mighty: `b.' is `oll' gach ní as mór, Metr. Gl. 9 § 6. breas .i. mór, O'Cl. bras .i. mor, ut est . . . a piana it brasa ( Fél. Prol. 75 ), O'Dav. 255. ris in fogur b.¤ adchualadar i firmamint `crashing noise' (fragor, Theb. vii 123 ), TTebe 2607 .

Expld. as shapely: Eocha B., edon Eocha Cruthach, ar cech cruthach . . . etir mag ┐ dun . . . ┐ ben ┐ fer ┐ ech, is risin mac sin dobiter, con-ep[er]thar as b.¤ dó annsin, RC xii 62 § 21. Eochaid B. .i. E. cruthach . . . cach ní cruthach adcíther ind Erinn is co B. samhlaither .i. Breas mac Ealadhan, Cóir Anm. 153. As n. pr. m. Breas mac Firb, Lism. L. xxxvii 16.