ballorb

Cite this: eDIL s.v. ballorb or dil.ie/5309
Last Revised: 2013

 

n (ball + orbb) the name of a member of a poetic grade, equated with the `cana', see 1 cana; lit. `partial heir´, i.e. one who has partial ability in poetry (?) UR 36 : b.¤ .i. ball d'forpa na filidechta occa . . . ┐ is do canaid is ainm b.¤ , Auraic. 4629. suide b.¤ bard, O'D. 2207 (Nero A vii, 143b). suith b.¤ bard, 1221 (H. 2.15, 86a). suide ballorb (balldorb, ollorb, v.ll.) admall admolta, UR 34 .19 . suide ballorb (balldorb, v.l.) bard, 34 .23 .