badún

Cite this: eDIL s.v. badún or dil.ie/5123

Forms: bhadbdhun

n o, m. (ba (pl. of bó) + dún ?) enclosing wall, fortified enclosure (for protection of cattle ?), Anglo-Irish bawn (see N.E.D.): cur loisc bódhún Atha, . . . ┐ co tucsat bhú imdha leo dá tigh, ALC i 206.3 . dochodur . . . dar in mbadun ┐ dar clasaig inn aileoin i rrabatur bai in tiri uli, Ann. Conn. 1236.8 . badhún ceathramhan an Chaisill, Hy Fiach. 174.2 . columain mór . . . ┐ . . . cosmailes babhdúin uime da cech leith, BNnÉ 71 § 121 . bhadbdhun, § 122 . caislen . . . ┐ badhun . . . ina timcell . . . ┐ gardha roalaind ara taibh astigh don badhun, Maund. 252. Caislén ┐ Badhún Bhaile Locha Capuill . . . in Badhún beg . . . ┐ in Badhún mór, ML App. 182. 21 , 23 , 24 . ar gach íocaidhe da mbia sa mbadhún (i.e. whose cattle are in the b.¤ ), 184.9 .