1 blosc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 blosc or dil.ie/6183
Last Revised: 2013

n o sound, noise, crash: cara bloisc `friend of cracking' (of the hazel and `hence for its cognate Ogham letter'), Auraic. 5636. ? Leg. carae blóesc `friend of nutshells (?)´ Ériu xxxix 136-37, 139 . b.¤ .i. guth . . . is mór do b.¤ a feróglaich ar in gilla, Ériu xiii 65.51 . `blosg' ainm gach gotha gléghil, Metr. Gl. 18 § 55.

Compds. With nouns. bloisgbedhgadh omnaightheach a croidhe gach aoin a start at the crashing sound (of a stone against a cauldron), AFM iv 788.13 . ana mbloiscbéim brodla `with the noise of a resounding blow (of armies meeting)' (Gloss.), CF² 1043. bloisgbhéime na n-all, Measgra D. 5.21 bloscbéimnech a chride re chlíab noisy beating, LU 6462 (TBC). la blosctorman retha na n-airdrennach ` thunder ', CCath. 3935. With vb. ro blosccnuallsat ceithre primgaetha in bet[h]a fon domhan `howled', CCath. 4335.