1 foloman

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 foloman or dil.ie/23153

Forms: folomna

n (cf. lommán)

(a) a fastening or cord of some kind (?) a withy (?) : ceṅglais ... d'ḟolomnaib ┐ tetaib in carpait, TBC-LL¹ 1337 . ar ... iallaib ┐ fithisib ┐ folomnaib dun charput, 2632 = LU 6482 . folomna `a strong cord ' P. O'C.

(b) a small branch or twig (used for fuel) (?) ; a bare twig: ataider tene duit do foloman crin lasamhain di chrunn gescach, MacCongl. 125.34 . ataidh tenid do feolomain uindsend, 117.21 . Cf. do lommánaib darach, LU 9062 ( FB 81 ).