1 forgab, forgam

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Forms: -gab, -gom, forgoba, forgoba

n u, o, m. (vn. of for-gaib, Ped. ii 529 . Possibly two distinct words, -gab & -gom, are confused; see gom), a blow or thrust esp. a downward thrust from a spear or other pointed weapon: f.¤ .i. gai for, O'Mulc. 580 . is indilas dona mnaib forgaib āith dona harmaib do tabairt, O'Dav. 118 (etym. gl. on: indilsi athforgaib). nicon tetarraid béim na f.¤ fair LU 5976 . mani thetarrais issin chetforgam LU 5134 (-ḟorcam TBC² 651 ). ni rocht nech ... béim no fargum furri TBC 903 . dober C. forgáb for L. co mbuí triit LL 275b5 ( Mór Muman § 10 ). forgom do gai fair, co tárla triana brat (cf. TBFr. § 18 cited s.v. forgabál) RC xxiv 46 § 4 . marbad S. ..., ┐ suil Cormaic ... do brisidh d'aen- forgum la hAengus RC xvii 19 . forgamh dia bhachaill do thabhairt ind, co ros gabh guin medhoin FM i 470.15 . g s. la tabairt forgoba inna bruinni co mboí isin cleith fris anall LU 4369 = ag tabairt forgoma fair, Anecd. i 16.11 . la béim forgama do gai ... in N. corraimid a druim triit LL 260bx ( IT i 76 ). fri tabairt béime no forcaib, TTr.² 1706 . fer ... co ndubga ... i n-aicill forgaim MR 198.22 . pl. forgoba oenḟer LL 119b36 (spear-feats in single combat? cf. Críth G. quoted below). ro ghabh nathraigh mbí ... ┐ tucc tri forguma di for in corp, CCath. 4195 (= verberat ... vivo serpente cadaver Phars. vi 727 ). forgaibther .i. for a tabar and in forgomh (of a bee-sting), Laws iv 178.6 Comm. fergniae tri forggab [sic leg., Ed.] ... fer fororggaib forggab for a chomlonn co tregda in fer tria sciath ... fer forgaib éclann ... co tuit di óenḟorggub, Críth G. 554 ( Laws iv 336 ).