cromm

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Forms: cromb

adj o, ā (AS crumb, Ling. Val. Ir. Ann. 127 ). Earlier cromb. bent, stooped, crooked : ba cromb (crumb, v.l.) (of stake), Trip.² 1735 . a bárca ┐ a churaig croma, Airne F. 248 . fon Chernai chruim chétaig `stooping home of hundreds', Metr. Dinds. iv 208.79 . o Muir Caisp cruim `crooked', Leb. Gab.(i) 16.19 . ata se crom ar cclaonadh (a flag), Cog. 262.8 . da ngadhraib croma ceólbinne, Fianaig. 64.8 . asa fiaclaib croma, TTebe 871 . Of person, body, head: in corp crum, ACL iii 239 § 32 . macc Endai Cruimb, Trip.² 1465 . a duni chruimm, LL 34878 ( MU² 420 ). bat crín is bat croma, ZCP viii 111.2 . siat croma ┐ a lama ar lár, Cog. 82.6 . a cind cromma, PH 583 . do shiubhail sé maille réna cheann crom = demisso capite, TSh. 8374 . As pn sobriquet: Colum Crom, LL 353a64 . Of trees, etc.: c.¤ barr cráeb, LL 12851 . crainn chroma, Ériu xvi 146.22 . crom feda déin dris `tenter-hook among woods', SG 245.30 . mar lomán gcrom, DDána 56.7 . Adv. conguimh do cheann go crom, Mac Aingil 3434 .

As subst.: aroli do dallaib, aroli do chromaib, PH 2592 . As n. pr. Crom Deroil, LL 34871 ( MU² 409 ). i n-Eathais Cruim, Gorm. Jan. 24 n. 2 . mic Cruim, Ó Bruad. iii 32.8 . As name of pagan idol: ba hé a ndía / in C. crín, Metr. Dinds. iv 18.10 . ri[g]idal Erenn .i. Crom Croich, Dinds. 85 . Cromm Crúaich, Metr. Dinds. iv 18.3 . aidhche domhnaigh Cromm Duibh (eve of last Sunday of Summer, note), AFM ii 1004.6 = i n-Aine domnaigh Cruim-Duba[i]n, AU ii 96.1 . mortalitas magna . . . .i. an Crom Conaill .i. in buidi Conaill, CS 50.5 and note. Ann. Inisf. 551 = tarla pláigh . . . dá ngairthí an Chrom Chonaill, Keat. iii 860 . ba hí an phláigh ishin .i. an Chrom Chonnaill ro bhái ag forbhaisi forra, Misc. Hag. Hib. 18.27 . co nacatar saighnen tenedh . . . ┐ tuitidh arin cCruim cCuinnill (a monster ?), 19.7 . See 1 buide, crón. ? ni bia tegh fo croma / cen buar loma lindglain, Anecd. ii 41 § 13 (perh. form of cruimme). In name of a category of poet, cromm lúatha : ocht ndáorbhaird cédamus ... crom luatha, UR 50.3 . cromm luatha .i. acoini huassin tenid, UR 51 n.

Compds. With nouns: crombeol gl. gernonum, Ir. Gl. 708 . na cléirigh na croimcinn clerics with bowed heads, Anecd. ii 40 § 6 . cromcind ataconnacsa, LL 38108 ( SG 367.13 ). daíne cromcenna, 38556 ( SG 376.31 ). Caírbri Cromchenn, Cóir Anm. 57 . a chrand cromchend (Patrick's crook), Trip.² 341 . See Ériu xiii 140 , Celtica i 347 . ced ros cna co cromchoscrad with prostrating slaughter, LL 3456 . goll mena mun cromghabhair, IT iii 89 § 115 . in tōebfodai tanaidi cromdercc squinting , ZCP ix 451.9 . ar cromluamain tria chorp, BLism. 172vb4 . a Cill Chromghlaisi of the winding stream, Cóir Anm. 49 . M. na cromluing, BCC 424.3 . curach cromluith, Anecd. i 56 § 49 . cromrosc odarda, TBC-I¹ 3233 . cromrosg .i. gormrosg .i. súile gorma no glasa, O'Cl. i n-a c[h]romruathar c[h]urad, ML² 277 . imma chromscíath ndubderg, LU 6430 (TBC). croimsgiath, no cuairsgíath .i. sgiath cham, O'Cl. biait do gabail i cromsesam, Ériu xix 62 § 23 . do chasadar na cromsróna cuasleathna, CF² 287 . Nestor .i. fer ardmór crom[ṡ]ron hook-nosed , BB 427b42 . croims(h)déad, O'Hara 3052 (see n.). a ccrom-stuagh ccrann-ramhar, CRR² 29 (84.20) . On n. loc. Cromad (áth) see O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 176 - 7 .

With adjj.: mac an Chosccraigh, an Crom-bán (as subst.), BNnÉ 254 § 211 . carcair cromdaingen ` firm-vaulted ', Ériu iii 14 § 9 . crommdiriuch ind eochair, O'Mulc. 369 . teagh budh cromghlanbhuidhe cúil curving, bright and yellow, Bard. P. 20.23 . cret chréda chromglinne, LU 8671 . at shenoir chrin . . . cromliath, Acall. 3906 . salbard . . . srubard . . . cromluath (poet of a certain rank), O'Curry 239 - 40 ( H 3.18, 134 ). drisiuc ┐ cromluatha, IT iii 5.16 . cromm luatha .i. acoini huassin tenid, ACL i 160.19 . sron . . . croimremur, CCath. 4025 . With adjj. derived from nouns: in caman cromcennach cuill, ZCP vi 276.12 . go humhal croimcheandach, Parrth. Anma 4740 . corpa crom-chrothacha, Corp. Astron. 74.26 . críonarracht . . . croimshliastach, Oss. v 96.13 .