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spongc, sponc

Cite this: eDIL s.v. spongc, sponc or dil.ie/38657

 

n o (Lat. spongia)

(a) sponge: sponc ab eo quod est spongia (sponcia , MS.), Corm. Y 1147 = spongc, id est a spongia , Corm. p. 40 . an tshlat 'sa barr ar ar cuireadh an sbonc, Parrth. Anma 435.8 . ar nglacadh spuing, Matthew xxvii 48 . ar líonadh sboing dḟínégra dhó, Mark xv 36 .

(b) touchwood, tinder, spunk : do chuirsiod sbongc re lasadh i mbeol an righ, Hy Fiach. 22.1 . is fliche mo bhéal ná an sponc, Dánta Gr. 8.22 . teine-chreasa cloch ┐ spongc dochum teineadh do bhuain, Desid. 269 .

Cf. spongcaíbell, spongia.