corn

Cite this: eDIL s.v. corn or dil.ie/12481
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: c.

n o, m. (Lat. cornu but cf. Ériu xxxiii 46 , Indo-European Studies iii 331 ). c.¤ a cornu , Corm. Y 292 . c.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 67 .

(a) drinking horn, goblet : C. / cartais cuirnd, Corp. Gen. 203.18 . ibthair a cornu, Anecd. i 14.13 = daltir a curnu, SCano 475 B `poured into', n. tairmchell c.¤ ┐ cuibrend, LL 34309 (LMU). eter ór ┐ airget ┐ curnu, LU 1626 . oc ól meda a curn glas, YBL 135b30 . is leis tuctha cuirn ar tus i nHerind, LL 2021. 1 . c.¤ craeslethan, 7275 . ór ┐ airged ┐ cuirnn (a ransom), RC xviii 9.12 (Tig.). clocha némuind an cuirn claín, IGT Decl. ex. 565 . tréigim trátha ar chomhól chornn, DDána 25a . 10 . robudh c[h]uirm gan chorna (prov. of uncompleted task), ML² 1409 . c.¤ lámha righ, Lism. L. 2982 .

(b) trumpet, horn : adharc . . . beann, c.¤ , Eg. Gl. 119 . foguth inchuirn, SR 2161 . ceól a cornaib, TBC-LL² 2038 . stuic . . . cuirn chróes-tholla, Metr. Dinds. iii 18.234 . sendait na cornairi a curnu, Hib. Min. 65.15 . gloim a c.¤ for cétaib cend, Hail Brigit 8 . cuirn buabaill, Corp. Gen. 339.26 (see búaball). cuirn caismerta, Stair Erc. 157 . foran c.¤ catha, 278 . c.¤ comaitechta, Laud 610, 136b cited Meyer Contribb. 490 . a cuirn comhairc `noisy bugles', CCath. 3524 . do riacht a ch.¤ dála gu righ Eireann, Acall. 1683 `horn of state', Gloss.

(c) curl (of hair): Fionn, folt na gc.¤ curls, SGS iv 140 § 13 . i bhfult / . . . / dan mongbhuidhe gach c.¤ , Magauran 984 .

Compds. ūa rīg Chaissil chornbūaballaig of drinking-horns , Bruchst. § 23 ( IT iii 72 § 29 ). um theagh gcornghairthi gCriomhthain, Celtica xxvi 96 § 1 . ? i cCaisel cornmaigh, AFM ii 820.15 .