bolad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. bolad or dil.ie/6340

Forms: balad, boladh, baladh, -aidh, bhaluidh

n u, later o. Freq. also balad. boladh baladh, m. (g s. -aidh), IGT Decl. § 11 (54.1) . smell, scent (usu. in good sense) : ni boltigetarside b.¤ fidei (cf. lemma bonus odor, Wb. 14d 32 ), Wb. 14d34 . b.¤ inna idbairte sin gl. (oblationem) . . . in odorem suauitatis, 22b13 . vel odorum .i. inna mboltae, Ml. 82c3 . ni thesta forru . . . in b.¤ angelacda, IT i 22.9 . di bolod ┐ blath na lubi, LU 10641 (TE). flaith . . . co mbolud tíri láin (of heaven), LU 2300 ( FA 35 ). co torthib cach thoraid dil, / cona mbolthaib milidib, SR 480. ailgine ┐ balad in croind, LB 221b64 . lasin ṁbalad tánic dia n-étaigib scent, TFerbe 74 . tanic b.¤ direccra de as in adnocul . . . rob ailgen tra in mb.¤-sin `perfume', PH 1589. fá boltnugad a mbolaid (of apple trees), SG 347.20 . mar beanaidh (sic) na cuile a baladh don arromata, Smaointe B. Chr. 2195. baladh an arruime, St. Ercuil 499. failte na súle oc descin in tuara. Failti na sróna fria bolud, LL 36563. no biad a bolath fort (i.e. honey), Fél.² civ 25 June 17 . b.¤ fína lía anóil his breath has the fragrance of wine, LU 3640 ( SC 31 ). dus in bi maith a boloth (of testing malt), Laws ii 242.18 Comm. lór dáibh a bholadh do bhiudh, DDána 42.43 ( IGT Decl. ex. 379 ). ni as . . . a mblasanaibh na as a mbolladaib (mboltan- adh, v.l.) . . . atainter naduir na corp nadurtha, Ir. Astr. Tr. 72.13 . ar son an bholaidh mhaith go mbía bréntas = instead of sweet smell, Is. iii 24. baladh céire um ḟonn Áine, IGT Decl. ex. 1206. blas, boladh, dath ┐ cumadh aráin `smell' (of the Eucharist), Donl. 242.13 . scent (in hunting) : ar n-a bhraith do bhalad (bholaith, v.l.) an tSionnaigh ( sic leg.) betrayed by the scent of the Fox (see ALC i 404 n.3 ), Ériu i 103 § 67. úir do buain ass in airett is léir balath in conluain `smell of the ordure' (of trespassing dogs), Laws iv 122.13 Comm. do brentaid ┐ do balud on iasc, RC x 58 n.16 . . . . boladh, tócht, Eg. Gl. 615.

Attrib. g s.: díoghrais mholta buain bhaluidh ` fragrant ', O'Hara 699.

As quasi-vn. : glacadh, baladh, blas, eisdeacht ┐ amharc (i.e. the five corporal senses) ` smelling ', Donl. 326.24 .