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broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting

food prepared from the husks of cereal grains

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Loomis's Celtic Myth and Arthurian Romance (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959), and Helaine Newstead's Bran the Blessed in Arthurian Romance (New York: Columbia University Press, 1939).
Branwen ferch Llyr ("Branwen Daughter of Llyr") relates the marriage of Branwen, sister of Bran the Blessed, king of Britain, to Matholwch, the king of Ireland, and the treacherous acts of Efnisien, Bran's half-brother, which result in a devastating war between Ireland and Britain from which only Branwen, the wounded Bran, and seven other men escape alive back to Wales.
Benji's eye-catching design replaces the central support with a giant statue of Bendigeidfran (Bran the Blessed), who went over to Ireland to wage war against the king, Matholwch.