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domblas

Cite this: eDIL s.v. domblas or dil.ie/18080

Forms: Domblais

(do + mlas, blas)

I As subst.

(a) gall , esp. in term d.¤ gall of the liver (see 1 áe): d.¤ áe (gl. fel), Ir. Gl. 975 . lestar do fhinécra co nd.¤ ae, PH 2869 . aiceit sherb cu nd.¤ , 133 . ní bí d.¤ aéi 'sa colam, BCC § 53 . d.¤ ae in draguin, Fl. Earls 194.34 . deoch d'uisge domblais (= aquam fellis, Jeremiah ix 15 ), TSh. 6720 . caora domlais grapes of gall, Deuteronomy xxxii 32 . Freq. in med. texts: ferg i nd.¤ do bithgres anger in the gall, ACL iii 223.9 .

Hence (b) wrath, bitterness: dogni d.¤ n-o[e] ┐ imbud ferga i cridib dōine, Ériu ii 102 § 12 . roscumscaigit íat o dh.¤ a serbatad, PH 129 . truag do cinel Conaill d.¤ do denamh 'na termonn to stir up strife, BCC § 128 ; § 156 .

As n.pr. m.: úa Domblais déin, Metr. Dinds. iii 280 .

II As adj. having an ill taste, nauseous, bitter ; usually in secondary senses: calga a cru d.¤ dond, Anecd. ii 8.17 . ilar ndelb nd.¤ , SR 899 . d.¤ (serb, v.l.) cech gó bitter is all falsehood, Tec. Corm. § 13.25 . caidhe an lá nach domlus dó, IGT Decl. ex. 481 (: obhrus).