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blegon

Cite this: eDIL s.v. blegon or dil.ie/6115

 

Forms: bleogan, blegan, mlegon, bleghan, blegain, bleaghuin

n bleogan, blegan o, m. later form of mlegon q.v. bleghan, m., IGT Decl. § 17. Later also blegain. act of milking; yield of milk, milking: iar mblegan na bó = vaccam . . . mulsit, Lat. Lives 86.2 . co tucad na bu . . . dia mb.¤ , Thes. ii 334.44 . oc blegón bó triphne, LU 6248 = oc blegan, TBC-I¹ 1748. b.¤ sé fichet bó, LL 1832. dobretha-si b.¤ sine dó, TBC-LL¹ 2415. a aithli bleogain a būair `after milking her kine', ZCP viii 266 § 34. bleogan na n-earc nIuchna `milk', Ériu ii 22 § 4. mná blegoin nísbligtís `no milk-maid milked them', Metr. Dinds. iv 70.29 . ag bleoghan nó ag crúdh na seacht mbó, Keat. ii 4702. doomlacht fo tri ōl nais caich m-bleguin (of a marvellous cow), AU i 188.8 . screpall cacha bleogain mista `of each monthly milking', Laws v 344.3 . bleghna a bó, IGT Decl. ex. 731. cet bleogun na mbo `first milk', Laws iii 38.29 Comm. an mart is mó géim is greadhan / is aici bhíos an bleaghan beag, Dánfhocail 52 . bleaghuin `to milk', Eg. Gl. 734. acht gu toirsidis do bleogain a mbo i meatraib, Laws v 276.23 Comm. I. mo derb mbleoghan budhessin (term of endearment ?), ZCP iv 31.9 .