damán allaid

Cite this: eDIL s.v. damán allaid or dil.ie/14489

Forms: dabhán, dubhán, alla, ealla

n a spider ZCP vii 409 , 450 .—aranearum. inna ndamán nallaid, Mil 59 d 1 . item púdar damáin allaidh (a prescription for epilepsy), O'Gr. Cat. 182. 29 . peata cuach do bheith ar chrand ... ┐ brat do lín in daṁáin alla uimpi, Oss. v 42. 5 . nocha mbia a ṁuinighin aṁuil líonradh dubháin alluidh, Job viii 14 . dfigheadar líonradh daṁáin ealluigh, Isaiah lix 5 . daṁán ealla .i. peist, Mac Curtin s.v. spider .—Cf. damán uisce a water-spider P. O'C. —Also spelled dabhán, dubhán, alla (eallaidh, ealla); still in use. Cf. 4 dam.