imbádud

Cite this: eDIL s.v. imbádud or dil.ie/27286

[n u, m.] later o,m.

I (3 imm + bádud) act of contending together in the water trying to duck or drown one another (probably a type of sport) : lodar didiu isin muir do imbādud (imbadad MS) co rambāid in mac fa dō, Ériu i 118 § 11. grennaigit in macrad eisium im techt d'ím- badha[dh] friu ... bádid nonbur dib, RC v 200.2 .

II (2 imm - + b.)

(a) drowning (in shipwreck), wallow- ing: rosaertha focétoir dia n-imbádud, Lat. Lives 99.11 . buailis in ainbhthine forbha in loingis fria taebhaibh ... cu mbatar a laeich ┐ a milid for immbathad, Marco P. § 149. bídis araill ele ic imairecc in catha frisna bidhbadaibh tecmhaitis for imbádhadh dóibh, CCath. 2152. gach a ttearna ... on iombáthadh remráite (of the drowning of many people), FM iii 226.3 . do chóidhsiot an lucht ele fó iombáthadh gus an ccampa, `in danger of being drowned,' v 1846.19 . swamping (a boat) : cid uatha cid sochaide ro-aentaigh inn imbadhudh `whether few or many have consented to swamping,' (the boat), Laws iii 252.4 Comm. immersion ? : tucad ō ḟindĀdham ind | a himbāthad do Iac[h]im (of the Blessed Virgin), ZCP viii 562.2 .

(b) Fig. overwhelming : ag réamhfhaisnéis gacha onfaise ┐ gacha iommbáitte every overwhelming, TSh. 6689. beag gach guais achd a ghábhadh | losgadh ann is iombádhadh burning in it is utter overwhelming (of hell), DDána 37.37 . ní chlaochlóidh cuing a n-oinigh ... le goimh iombádhaidh Éireann neath the fierceness of Ireland's ruin, 102.3 . a núair do bhí mo spiorad ar na iombháthadh `my spirit swooned away,' Psalms lxxvii 3.