cobfán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cobfán or dil.ie/9817

n o (com + fán) slope, hollow : cobhan .i. comhfhán, O'Cl. tech . . . fil hi cobfan na tilchae, RC xxi 318 § 46 . firthipra issin ch.¤ , LL 3831 ( comfán, RC xv 282.1 .). a cobán fil eter nem ┐ talmain, TTr.² 859 ( in n-etaruaill, LL 32203 = TTr. 1392 . See cobás). rolín etrigeda ┐ cobána ind ármaige, TTr.² 941 . a cabana, ┐ a hinada diamra, Laws v 328.6 Comm. do ronadh cabhan ┐ toll isin cloich, ITS xvi 8.17 . gach cladh's gach cabhán, DDána 29.9 . a fholt find na caban cam (: raban = robán), Magauran 310 . Med. tuitim na lennann cum na c.¤ `towards the cavities', O'Gr. Cat. 198.12 . cabhan abhann (name of the yellow water-lily), Oss. iii 166 n. 1 . Fig. a chabháin gach chreidimh (: aráin) (of the Host), DDána 14.4 . In nn. loc. see Hog. Onom. (cabán). Note also `understood in Down and Fermanagh to mean a round, dry bare hill ', O'Don. Suppl.

Compd. go críchaib . . . cíchbennacha cabáinlethna . . . na cráibEchtge, Caithr. Thoirdh. 139.34 .