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Bran

If not Bran, it is Bran's brother. If not the real “Simon Pure,” it is just as good. A complimentary expression. Bran was Fingal's dog, a mighty favourite.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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