crem

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crem or dil.ie/12849

Forms: crim, crimmes, cremh-caille

n u Also crim (see Thurn. Gramm. 52 ). don chuain chneamha, Ó Bruad. iii 204.11 . ` dog's leek, wild garlick leek, gentian, buckrams ', Hog. Luibhl. ma ro metha[d] crimés . . . .i. antan ticc in crimh .i. féis do berur a naimsir in creamha don flaith .i. maothla ┐ loim, O'D. 520 ( H. 3. 17, 422 ). maith a crim, Acall. 497 v.l. gais chrema, LL 13579 ( Ir. Texts i 32 ) = Corm. Y 688 . bert crema, Anecd. i 48.5 . dlochtan cremha, IT iii 82.21 . a n-aill crema, O'C. 894 ( H. 3. 18, 399 ). a chaora ┐ a chreamh, Buile S. 22.20 . ard a crimh, geal a gasáin, IT ii2 128.163 . gur ḟas an duille ┐ an crim ann, CS 242.25 . creamh, ┐ sealgán, ┐ luibhe `garlic', BNnÉ 165.31 . Used as tinder: ag a losgud . . . amail c.¤ oghin, Aisl. Tund. 97.5 .

As n. pr. C.¤ Marda, Dinds. 17 . Cluain Crema, see Hog. Onom.

In compd. plant-name : creamh na muice fiadh, Hog. Luibhl. crim muc fiadh `hart's tongue', Rosa Ang. 260.19 . crim mucc fiad = scolopendria, 286.18 . crim muicce fiada ar āth n-aba (of chieftain), Bruchst. 167 ( IT iii 100 § 178 ).

Compds. crimmes appar. of some form of short rations or abstinence (second element us. taken as feis), Laws ii 326.7 `garlic feast', Plummer MS. notes. craumfes .i. ar chaiscc, O'C. 876 ( H. 3.18, 393a ). faill frichnuma im na fobiadhuibh .i. samfit ┐ crimmes, O'D. 292 ( H. 3. 17, 230 ). crimfeis a coicrich erraigh ┐ tsamhraigh . . . ar is terc do cach annsin, O'C 2145 ( Eg. 88, 2(3)d ). ma rometha crimes, tri .s. ina meth la diabul naithghina .i. an tan ticc in crimh .i. feis doberur a naimsir in cremha don flaith .i. maothla ┐ loim CIH v 1910.24 . Mael Cruind a Cremchaill (n. loc.), LL 37988 ( SG 365.27 ). cremh-caille (g s.) gl. Ernin, Gorm. June 31 . Cf. mar chanach [gCreamhchoilleach] (:gealchoilleach), DDána 114.20 .