loimm

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(a) sip, mouthful : l.¤ gl. mutta (= `gutta', Ascoli p. 174 ), Thes. ii 225.23 ( PCr. 11b2 ). dorat . . . luim (.i. bolgum) do neim isin n-airdig, ACL iii 16 § 34 . is l.¤ de romuir, Fél. Ep. 42 ( .i. bolcum, Fél.² ccvii gl. 42 ). l.¤ n-ais, Rule of Tallaght § 3 . loim do cach lind, O'Curry 2055 ( H 4.22, 63b ). ibait fiag lommae cróu (prophecy of a battle), ZCP xii 233 § 46 . Cf. blaisfit fiaich lomann cró, AFM i 506.16 . lom medcusci `a sip of whey-water', Mon. Tall. 143.23 . loim midc do chumasc ar usciu, 25 . ni hebar deog . . . acht lommand `in sips', Rule of Tallaght § 9 . tri lommann di usci, RC xv 491 § 32 . sūigthe sīs i fudomhain . . . scēid iterum in l.¤ sin sūas (of Coire Brecáin), Corm. Y 323 . is loim for saith suan hi fat (proverbial phrase ?), LU 3610 ( SCC 30 ). conda sloicside lasa loim gabais asind lestur, LU 10652 (TE) = lassin dig, Ériu xii 156 § 21 . cen dith . . . bíd eter mír is l.¤ , LL 18966 . ibim mo deich ferlommandae fichet ass, MacCongl. 122.27 (as much as a man can swallow at once, cf. ferbolcum s.v. 1 fer). a c[h]lérig . . . meic míre me[i]c lommai `son of bite, son of sup', 33.24 .

l.¤ fola, l.¤ cró gush of blood : maidid a loim fola for a beolu ┐ at-bail fo chētóir, Fing. R. 269 . lom cró ┐ fola, MU² 369 . a lomma cro ic teprisin dar belaib na n-aladh, Grail 684 . Cf. roleic Manannán a tri lomann cumad dia cride .i. Loch Ruide ┐ Loch Cuan ┐ Loch Dachaech, RC xvi 50 ( Dinds. 98 ).

(b) milk: sineda na mbo do thescad ┐ l.¤ do dail inntibh, Fél.² cxlii 25 (of Ultán feeding the infants of dead mothers). co táncatar ind úain . . . dochum a máthar . . . do ól lomma, Trip.² 136 . .i. d'imum no do lomum, BCrólige 27 n. 8 (gloss on cainannlunn). do loim, 48 n.3 . saill, loim, im ┐ aran, Laws v 64.19 Comm . sruth lomma for in dara n-óil dō ┐ sruth folae forsinn oil ailiu (of a dead woman's baby), Cáin Ad. 7 . da bhairghin déc ┐ becán loma, Lat. Lives 78.11 . sonus lomma is lenna lir `luck of milk and of plenteous ale', BColm. 50.28 . cīa clerech dorigne céo lomma do englais midg . . . `made cream out of whey-water', 104.1 . ara mét ra thálsat na halma . . . a loim ┐ a lacht and, LL 8922 ( TBC-LL¹ 1592 ). co ndechaid in loim tarna lestra, IT i 42.12 . ic fodail loma ┐ feola do bochtaib, Todd Nenn. 212.5 . is moille in loim tiug quam in loim tane, O'Mulc. 827 . l.¤ na cích, PH 6628 . ni tharatt an eilit a loim, BNnÉ 29 § 34 . Fig. of a fertile land: muidh go loim vessel full of milk, Ó Bruad. ii 128.12 . In phr. loimm tonnaid, a kenning for blood Stud. Celt. xxxv 304-5 : fúair lat loimm tonnaid, Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 18 § 2 .

Compd. ¤linn: luimlinn .i. linn leamhlachta, O'Cl. ¤fhuil: beid leat linnte lomfhala 'you will have pools of gushing blood', BDC 234.190 . See l.¤fola above. Cf. 1 laime.