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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
buaic, f. (gs. ~e1, pl. ~eanna).1. Highest point. ~ na spéire, zenith. ~ réalta, meridian of star. ~ na hintleachta, acme of intelligence. ~ na glóire, the pinnacle of glory. An bhuaic a shroicheadh. (Of star) to culminate. Bhí sé ar bhuaic a réime, he was at the height of his career. Tá siad ar a m~ anocht, they are at their peak, best, tonight. 2. Ridge, crest. ~ sléibhe, toinne, crest of mountain, of wave. ~ capaill, crest of horse. ~ tí, ridge of house. Dá mbeadh ~ ar an teach agam, if I had the roofing of the house completed. ~ an chinn, the top of the head. Bheith sa bhuaic ar dhuine, to be down on s.o. S.a. bile12, maide 1(b).3. (Of ship, etc.) Prow. 4. (In phrases) Is é do bhuaic é, it is best for you. Ba é do bhuaic dul abhaile anois, it would be well for you to go home now. Tar éis a bhfuil de bhuaic os a chionn, though he is held in such high regard. 5 = buaiceas.
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
2. ~ buaice, buac, roof-tree.
Dul, teacht, sa bhile buaice ar dhuine, to take extreme measures against s.o.
~ mullaigh (buaice, droma), ridge-pole;
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