IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
buarach, f. (gs. -aí, npl. ~a, gpl. ~). 1. Stall-rope (for animal). Níl bó na buaraí aige, he hasn’t a cow to tie in stall, a single cow. Thóg siad an bhó den bhuarach aige, they took his cow from her stall-rope, seized his cow. Tá ~ orm ag an obair seo, I am tied down to this work. Cor ag Banbha ina ~, Banbha stirring in her chain. F:Níor chuir sé cor dá bhuarach, he didn’t stir a foot. 2. Spancel (for cow at milking). 3. ~ shócaid, sprit-rope. 4. Hist:~ bhaithise, mhaoth, strip of dead person’s skin used in witchcraft.