pailm

Cite this: eDIL s.v. pailm or dil.ie/34139

Forms: failm, failmgéc, pailmscáth

n f. (Lat. palma) also failm. A palm-tree : croeb do phailm, SR 2588 . blathnaigthech mar phailm, Ir. Lit. 48.16 ( LB 74a50 ). duille na pailme, LB 111a55 ( MacCarthy 56.12 ) = na palme, SR 1360 (corrected to: na fiche). do thorud na palmi, LB 141b28 . gesca palmi, LL 220b14 ( TTr. 248 ). gésca pailme, CCath. 1649 . cráobha pailme, John xii 13 . crann failmhe, Dán Dé xxiii 38 . dá chráoibh fhalmha, IGT Introd. § 128 . Of foliage of palm: imrim [Críst] forsin assain . . . dia ro salgid pailm dó when palms were strewn, Ériu ii 198 z (pfailmi v.l.). coroin pailme, Maund. 10 . domnach na pailme Palm Sunday, 75 . Fig. reward, success : rechaid riut in pailm, Acall. 6418 . dream do thuill pailm an mhaithmheachais (= palmam indulgentiae), TSh. 10263 .

Compds. ¤géc palm-branch : failmgéc, ZCP ii 337.18 . an fhailmghéag úr (of a youth), Hackett xlvii 9 . ¤scáth palm- shade ; in sense gourd , Jonah iv 6 . pailmscáth `the gourd, palmerist ', Eg. Gl. 517 .