antrom

Cite this: eDIL s.v. antrom or dil.ie/3818

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adj (a) very heavy: na h(i)omnadha úrárda antroma, CRR² 86.10 . Adv. go h-a.¤ , Oss. iii 88.8 .

(b) As subst. o, m. great weight; preponderance; oppression: lingid a.¤ an tsluaigh ar Ch., Keat. iii 3545 . dá ndídean féin ar a.¤ shluagh R., 5099 . i n-agaid antruim in mórsluaig `heavy shock'. Caithr. Thoirdh. 143.8 . baránda an antruim d'ḟulang `their warrant against oppression' (of a hero), Content. xxix 29 . ar n-a.¤ a Dhé a dhul `his death is a grievous loss to us', Rel. Celt. ii 246.4 .