1 foloman

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 foloman or dil.ie/23153

Forms: folomna

n (cf. lomman)

(a) a fastening or cord of some kind (?) a withy (?) : ceṅglais ... d'ḟolomnaib ┐ tetaib in carpait TBC 1337 . ar ... iallaib ┐ fithisib ┐ folomnaib dun charput 2632 = LU 6482 . folomna `a strong cord ' P. O'C.

(b) a small branch or twig (used for fuel) (?) ; a bare twig: ataider tene duit do foloman crin lasamhain di chrunn gescach, Aisl. MC 125.34 . ataidh tenid do feolomain uind- send 117.21 . Cf. do lommánaib darach LU 9062 ( FB 81 ).