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drem(m)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. drem(m) or dil.ie/18631

Forms: drem, dream

n ā, f. (in later lang. a d s. also drem, dream). Indefinite number of people, band, company: drem .i. diairimh, O'Dav. 698 . atat drem dermár aile and, FA § 29 . drem timairciter ar ecin, § 23 . mórdrém (leg. -drem) Dé, Fél. May 21 . sardrem a great throng , Gorm. 13 . munter Padraic . . . drem ca roibi roLaiden, Lec. 92d12 . dream nó táin dod shluagh, Oss. vi 26.16 . co romarbsat dreimm moir, AU 1018 . romarb Dubthach in dreim cáem, LL 153b28 . co ndréim aile do mathib Ulad, LU 2900 . in dara drem . . . in drem aile (two teams in a game), Laws iii 252.5 . bud sgiath dítin do gach dreim, SG 18.34 . amus do tabairt ar drem do coblach Sil M. on (some of) the people of the fleet, RC xviii 166.4 (Tig., cf. CS 1145 ). d'oendreim dóib they were of one company, BColm. 90.11 . iar barbad (= marbad) dremmi, LU 4348 . ar luad cacha láechdreimme heroic folk, Metr. Dinds. iv 24 . dá trian na dreme dorochair do nimh, O'Dav. 698 . ar marbhadh dréime móir (sic) do muinntir L., TFrag. 148.21 . mac Noe na n-il-drem, LL 520 . Murend ingen C. . . . eter dremmaib gualand nglan among bands of white-shouldered women, 140b12 . ní rondegtherb dia dremmaib he did not well to separate from his troops, Metr. Dinds. ii 48.30 . tiaghaid amach iona ndreamaibh by bands, Proverbs xxx 27 .

Of definite individuals: romarb Fer diad, duairc in drem, | Dam ndreimed is Dam ndilend, TBC-LL¹ 4128 . ceithri meic B. ba drem dil, Lec. 439b6 . is iad an dias ban úd ┐ an dá dhraoi dream ba táscamhla d'fhine Ghaedhil, Keat. ii 1398 .

Freq. with partitive DE some of: fóidit úadib dreimm . . . dia túathaib, SR 4651 . rofhóid drem do na Farsaidib imalle fris, PH 2175 . adbathadur drem díb, ZCP viii 274.23 . bualadh T. do drem dia muindtir fén, RC xviii 35 (Tig.). In absol. constr.: doní dream denam aile some give another version, Metr. Dinds. iii 362 . drem . . . drem some . . . others: drem díb-sin nocha dlegur . . . drem eile diub dlegur . . ., Laws ii 86.5 , 8 Comm. drem díb dan anaithnigh | drem díb dan eól, ZCP viii 216.7 . drém uainn 'na cotlud, drém oc faire, drémm oc cantain chiúil, Todd Lect. vi 54.2 . Cf. trí tráth . . . doréir foirne ┐ sechtmain doréir dreimi eili, SG 50.22 . Folld. by defining rel. clause, of a particular class of people: mellaid demun . . . in drém na techtait in fír-Dia, PH 1950 . an dream do léighfeadh anmanna na dtreabh soin whosoever should read, TSh. 452 . an dream ag a maithfidhe a bpeacaidhe dhóibh (= quorum remiseritis peccata), Eochairsg. 7.6 . da dhearbhadh cia an dream lér thuiteadar, Keat. ii 1474 . So with gen.: do dreim na heiséirgi resurrection-folk , ZCP viii 211.18 . cian a drem inguire uad those who would have tended him, O'Gr. Cat. 361.16 . dream an teagaisc teachers , Gadelica 4.17 .

Rarely of animals or things: marbaid dam dreim de lochdaib kill me some mice, SG 313.18 . atbert E. dreim dona briathraib-se, BB 422a37 .

Cf. dramm.

drém(m)

Cite this: eDIL s.v. drém(m) or dil.ie/18632

x see dréim, drem(m).