balsam(m), balsaim(e)

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Forms: balsaim, balsaim

n m. (Lat. balsamum) balsam; unguent, balm: inceissi in betha . . . ┐ a balsaime, Laud 610, 25b (Plummer MS. notes). balsaim os gach lind, Uí Maine (Facs.) 124a59 . sinomum ┐ ballsam (balsaim, v.l.) ┐ mirr (for embalming), TTebe 2212 . balsam cobhartha cédfadh / . . . / do mhér (to a harper) `balm to heal the senses', Studies 1919, 613 § 12 . cuireas C. cuid don íce ┐ don bhalsuim . . . re cneadhaibh . . . Bh., ITS xxiv 112.24 . corp R. do chumhdach do bhalsaimm, xix 96.z. baladh . . . an balsume, Stair Erc. 500. Attrib. g s. an béal bionnfoclach balsaim , Dánta Gr. 16.48 .