druimnech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. druimnech or dil.ie/18866

adj o,ā (druimne)

(a) Of manufactured articles, esp. made of gold, and also of wrought gold itself, perh. ribbed, ridged, embossed: cuing d.¤ dronargda, FB § 45 ; § 47 ; cuing drumnech dronōrda, IT i 310.29 (` curved, arched ', O'Curry, quoted Wind. Wtb., but the early Irish two-horse yoke was straight; prob. of raised metal-work which ran along it, cf. epithets dron-argda, ¤órda). ina chathaīr druimnig dergōir (of High Priest's chair), SR 4516 . la cuach nd.¤ nderg-oir, 6388 . fail d.¤ dergoir, Acall. 4469 . slabrad d.¤ dergóir, 6199 . fuan . . . cona chimais drumnig dergg-óir, LL 237b16 ( TTr. 1531 ). sciath d.¤ , SG 263.27 . tresin ndeirg ndruimnig (name of a shield), MR 152.17 . sleg drumnech with ridges running along the shaft (?), TBC 4316 ; LL 244a17 ( TTr. 2030 ); BDD § 76 . sleg tredruimnech ` three-ridged ', § 97 ; TBC² 2343 . sé mīli slegh sē-druimnech, ZCP xiii 12.10 . lia cloichi coic- druimneach (of a pillar-stone at Uisnech having five sides, one facing each province), Ériu iv 152 § 32 . treabh na n- aolchloch ndruineach (ndruimnech, v.l.; having angles, i.e. hewn ?), Ó Bruad. i 118 .

Of wrought gold: dergór druimne(i)ch, Anecd. i 71 § 189 , cf. ZCP xi 160 . gaei d'ór d.¤ dír, ZCP xii 245 § 19 . srian óir druim- nig, SG 242.30 . hetach indtlaissi . . . do derg-or d.¤ , LL 402b19 .

(b) Of unworked materials, natural objects, etc.: rogníd do derg-ibur drumnech . . . iarna dlugu (of timber for a house), LL 181b5 . tuighi d.¤ (`ridgy thatch', SG), Acall. 787 . derccain donna drumnecha, RC xvi 278 . pónaire druimneach, IGT Decl. ex. 130 . dresa dilgnecha druimnecha, RC xxvi 160 § 46 . Of places, uneven, hilly: Dermag d.¤ , Met. Dinds. i 40.23 . in domun d.¤ , ZCP viii 195 § 1 . ocon maigin muiredruimnig `an der hochgratigen (?) Stätte', Bruchst. i 17 ( IT iii 12.6 ).

Of hair, wavy, undulating (?): folt . . . druimneach, TBC² 3146 ; ZCP ii 337.20 . mong casdrumnech, TFerbe 121 . fine Chais na ccūl ndruimneach, 3 C 13, 670.4 . cruit Bhriain an bhairr druimnig, 16 . Transf. of pers.: ria nDomnall ndrum- nech `ringletted D.', Arch. Hib. ii 59 § 14 .