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1 cám

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Forms: caam

n (perh. early Germanic borrowing, see Stokes Metr. Gl. 53 ). a log separating contestants in a duel (?), GEIL 305 . Expld. as battle, conflict, encounter : cam .i. comland, Corm. Y 375 . O'Cl. cam gach comhrac, Metr. Gl. D 19 . lignum contensionis quod vocatur caam apud gentiles , Trip. 320.10 . midhach teora cam .i. iar terna ó thrí comracaib, O'Curry 2489 ( Eg. 88, 38(40)d ) = cam .i. r[o]e no comrac, O'Dav. 402 . 564 . Cf. 1206 . crann cam eturru ┐ calcc i laim cechtar hai, CIH iii 922.34 . ?for lar na caeime comruice `the plain of the battlefield', Laws v 310.32 Comm. fer is gnath ac imguin i c.¤ (of cáimper), H 3.18, 66b . Cf. camcomla (? leg. cam comlainn) .i. baile sēnta lasna geinti a comruiced diass, O'Mulc. 286 .

2 cám

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n cámh .i. cáinte (satirist), H 3.18, 66cy ( cain, O'Curry 94 ). See ? cáinim.