fúasma

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Forms: fúasmad, fuasmadh, fuasmad, fuasmada, fuamanna

n (cf. indsma) later often written fúasmad. A blow or thrust (of a pointed weapon, generally a spear) : mád f.¤ doberthar di mairfid fer cach f.¤ it will kill a man at every thrust LU 7717 ( BDD 129 ). co tarat fuasma tria Odrán, Trip. 218.6 (2581) = lancea Odranum transfixit Lat. Lives 56 ; fuasmadh, Lism. L. 428 . cach fer dothiged ... doberead fuasma ind don crand sin, Thr. Ir. Gl. 32 s.v. nescoit = fuasmad, Corm. Y 975 . dober L. fuasma do gai mór indseom LL 275b8 . ro marbhadh ... lá fuasma do gae, AFM v 1430.14 . tucc-somh fuasma da claidib fair, CCath. 3683 . pl. fuasmada garbta gaibtecha, 6086 . d'fuasmadaib laigen, 3630 . ? a bhfreagartha ┐ a bhfuasmanna a bhfraisnéallaibh ... an aidheoir, Todd Lect. iv 84.9 (leg. fuamanna ?). (Fig.) rogabh fuasmadh mór feirge í fit of anger Ériu v 100.6 (leg. fúasnad ?).