dolbud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. dolbud or dil.ie/18010

Forms: doilbiud

n u ,m. Also doilbiud. Vn. of dolbaid.

(a) act of forming; formation: in d.¤ gl. figmentum, Wb. 4c25 . dolbad, Enchir. Aug. 79b ( ZCP vii 483 ). isin d.¤ gl. in tabernaculorum confixione, in the formation, Ml. 24d8 . dolbiud fri hól seirce, LL 200a48 = dolba[d] fri hol serci (of magic nuts), RC xv 333 . brecscela . . . issí Fáma fotera a ndolbiud, LL 218b9 ( TTr. 108 ). continola inna huili doilbthi that he (the grammarian) should collect all the formations (figmenta), Acr. 13b1 ( Thes. ii 6.34 ).

(b) invention, fiction: cen dolbad cen tuscurnud, SR 3324 . tuscurnud na doilbiud, Ériu ii 202 . demones . . . is iat doronsat in doilbedsa condechta-su asin catraig who coined this story, RC ii 396 . brecc no doilbiud do denam, PH 6553 . ráidh gan dolbhadh, Content. xv 71 .

(c) figure, trope: d.¤ filed gl. figurate, Sg. 71b16 . in doilb[thid .i. ho] d.¤ sainr[iud] figuratively, i.e. by a particular figure, Ml. 54c36 .

(d) witchcraft, sorcery: a dhraoidheacht a gheasa ┐ a dholfa, GJ iii 37b . le draoigheacht le dolfa, iv 17b . do gheis draoigheachta ┐ dolfa, iii 122b21 . le teann doilbhthe draoigheachta ┐ díabhlaigheachta, iii 122a42 .