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comlann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. comlann or dil.ie/11408

(com + lán, O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 173 - 4 . Cf. comlán). Also -lonn (: droṅg, SR 2414 ) (infl. of 1 lonn? O'Rahilly). See comlín.

adj I o, ā (equally) full, complete: huare ata comlonna inna digabthacha fria cetnidi evenly-matched (i.e. having same number of syllables), Sg. 48b5 . ar is comlunn in his gl. iuuo, iuui, lauo, laui `equal', 164b1 . bes comland an núallsa (`conflict'), Fél. Ep. 163 `this supplication will be fulfilled' (?), Ériu xiii 173 . ben in cluiccīn for Domnall / nā rup c.¤ a blīadain `that he may die within a year' ( Ériu xiii 173 ), Cáin Ad. 20 .

II As subst. o, [n., Trip.² 1588 ].

(a) Usu. of persons match, opponent; equal force, number: cia no tragad for comlond LU 5209 = ar c.¤ , TBC-I¹ 731 . comthrom cómhluinn, ML 28.13 . c.¤ ris ac Ríg neime / na trī Colmāin `the three Colmans . . . by the help of the King of Heaven can cope with it,' BColm. 102.11 . Of things: a comlond līg lumnech lenn equal number, ZCP xi 109 § 13 . a comlond, O'Mulc. 294 . comlond a áesa one of his own age to match him, LU 4842 . láth . . . raseised co trian . . . comluind C.C. `would equal the third . . . part of C.C.'s warlike deeds', TBC-LL² 726 . mo chómhlann ar mo chómhair confronting my antagonist, ML 100.18 . duni dedenach irrabi comlond cet `who was a match for a hundred' (of Murchad), Cog. 186.11 . ba cumlund céit . . . cech fer, Celtica iv 36.519 . fer comlainn tríchad, CF² 840 . uachtaráin na gcéad .i. fir chómhlainn céad = centuriones, Trompa 3215 . Cf. Keat. ii 5172 ff. robsam comhlann do thriochaid `a match for thirty', BS 112.16 .

(b) contest, battle, fight : gres gal comluind `a fiery assault of combat', Bretha 25 . coṅgelgart cechcomlainn cain, SR 2375 . bī bruth d'echaib ríg Ruis / do mnāi ra comlund a chuiss `racing . . . on foot', Fianaig. 48.20 . dala . . . comlaind in catha sin, Cog. 184.33 . in comrag indligthech .i. comland tar cert, Laws v 256.21 Comm. ar comlond cain `in fair fight', ZCP iii 45.2 . cert comlaind fair play, TFerbe 583 . Attrib. g s.: cethrar curata comlaind `four heroic fighting men', TTebe 954 . ar áth comhloind `on some contested ford', O'Hara 3632 . With vbs.: dorat comlund ar ath dó, CRR 52 . ro fersatár a comlonna forsna diberga, LU 7916 (BDD). córa dháibh comhlann do chor, Aithd. D. 8.22 . As quasi-vn.: mic rig . . . da chomlond ris `to fight a duel with him', TTebe 3209 .

Compd. curaidh comlonncruaidhe na cathrach harsh in battle, ZCP vi 284.26 . Stair Erc. 1041 .