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Cite this: eDIL s.v. boga or dil.ie/6285

 

Forms: bogha, bóghadh

n m. (ON loanword, Bidrag 59 , 127 ) bogha m., IGT Decl. § 2. bow (weapon): telggai b.¤ fuile formach n-air ale, bar Laeg, LL 12280 ( TBC-LL¹ 6032 ). dorat E. . . . saigit ina b.¤ , ACL iii 323.17 . ro idhbair a séodu ule . . . etir eocho . . . ┐ bogha ┐ bolgṡaighid, RC xviii 182.8 (Tig.). tucusa sidhi retha . . . mar soighid a bogha, Acall. 6057 - 8 v.l. batar leosen saigitbuilc . . . ┐ bogada blathi blabuidi, Cog. 158.23 . do bogadaibh bircennaip benncrommaibh, CCath. 5442. tuccatur in fraiss do bai isna bodhadaib dia 'raili `shot off the volley . . . in their bows', Ann. Conn. 1405.15 . bró do bhoghaibh `a dense mass of bows', Magauran 3611 . h'fearg ag béin dā mboghadhuibh `your fierceness tackling their bows (i.e. killing their bowmen)' (Notes), O'R. Poems 60. do bhris sé saighde an bhogha, Psalms lxxvi 3. Fig. a bogha an bháis, TSh. 3863. Attrib. gen.: lucht bóghadh `bowmen', Rel. Celt. ii 188.26 . tarrla dfior bogha, 27 . bow, curve: co fuil an b.¤ ata a timcill na talman comhcruinn `the curve' (of the firmament), Ir. Astr. Tr. 22.21 . bogha uisge = a rainbow , Rev. iv 3. biorbhogha `a Rainbow ', Eg. Gl. 733.

Name of a plant: pulleghium Planta Christi .i. bogha .m. .i. lochull, ACL i 333 § 26. See lochall.

Compds. With noun: na boghabhla bending (i.e. laden) appletrees, IGT Decl. ex. 136. With adj. boghadhonn (b.¤ + donn), boghadonn (boghadh + donn), IGT Introd. § 142. (illustr. of two types of compd.).