? fótbéim

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ? fótbéim or dil.ie/24147
Last Revised: 2013

Forms: fotbem

n n, n. fotbem, TBC-LL¹ p. 247 n. 1 , reading of St for fotalbéim LL (see s.v. fotal; prob. a mistake. O'Curry, Manners and Customs ii 372 explains : `the Fodhbeim " sod-blow " by which he [Cu Chulainn] cut the sod from under the feet of his antagonist.' foídbéimm 'cry-stroke' Comp. CC 180 § 78 . fóidbeimm (MSS. foidbem, fodbeim), 56.22 .