1 bolg

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 bolg or dil.ie/6347

Forms: bolc, balg, bolg, balg, builg

n o, m. Also bolc, balg. bolg, balg (in duine ┐ an ghabhann) m., IGT Decl. § 69 , § 39 n. 12 . (n p. builg proscr. form, ex. 2022). See Ériu xi 138.

(a) bag, satchel ; sack : amal bolc gl. ut uter, Ml. 132c7 . ? b.¤ a graeco plocé (πλοκή, ed.) .i. copulatio (woven ?) sack (?), Corm. Y 203. b.¤ .i. tiagh leathair, O'Cl. nói mbuilc co n-inchaib órdaib (for harps), BDD 119. nī uīth cuit don m[n]āi sin (sc. woman of the cumalach class) i mbulg nach a criol i.e. did no physical labour, Cáin Ad. 2. do choimet in builc arbha, Lism. L. 4162. boilg lóin ` provision-sacks ', RC xiii 66 § 67 , cf. FM ii 968.3 . b.¤ meich, Ériu iv 26 § 13. ingen do-cuirthear do c[h]ill i mbulg (of an abandoned child), Ir. Recht 6 § 7. mac builg foundling , Laws iii 64.26 . See Ir. Recht 7 n.1 . Prov. cenn i mb.¤ a state of ignorance. Ériu ii 98 § 1. mar chertli i fásbulg i.e. jumping about, unsecured, TBC 4386. quiver : [a] haonuolc no a henuogha doteilcthea na saitheda soighed, TTebe 3770 . See saigetbolc.

pn In nicknames: obsessio Builg luatha `Sack of Ashes', RC xvii 179.13 (Tig.). Domhnall . . . uí Dhalaigh da ngoirthi b.¤ an dana (i.e. `the budget of poetry', n.), FM iv 780.11 . See soláthar.

(b) belly, stomach : i mbulcc na péisti (= venter, Gloss.), Aisl. Tund. 99 vii § 3 . ba mediter scabol tige a bolc fair (of the Dagdae), RC xii 86 § 92. biaidh ríachtanas ar bh.¤ = the belly shall want, Prov. xiii 25. a mbolag, Donl. 166.21 . mac Í Bhriain ar a bh.¤ `trampling on him', Content. xxvii 19. secht mba . . . go linn-bolgaib lachtmara udders, ML² 35. middle, centre :? no briste in gae ar bulg `on the centre (?),' RC xiii 454 § 48 (cf. gae bolga ?). ar bh.¤ na bearnan (of a battle) in the centre of the breach (?), Hackett² xliii 134.

(c) (smith's) bellows : bolc gl. follis, Sg. 37a2 . bolc sithe, 67a2 . airnissi in gobann . . .eter bulgu ┐ urddu, Rawl. 138a20 . mar sigemnaig builg oc berbad míanaig, Thr. Ir. Gl. 36.30 (s.v. prúll). amal b.¤ ngobenn, Ériu xvi 38 § 6 = Laws i 72.17 Comm. samalta re bolgaib sidi icc seited (of exertions of warriors), CCath. 5869. duine non-erba dia chruth / . . . / is cosmail lem . . . / fri borrfad nō side builg, ZCP vi 267 § 9. Of a kind of monster or plague: da ttangatar tedmanna mora i nErinn uile … .i. an ghríbh ingnech, ┐ an bhuidhe Connuill, ┐ in bolccsighi, ┐ in gerrghar, ┐ in broicseach Locha Broicsighi, Misc. Hag. Hib. 36 § 49 , 93 .

Of musical instruments: beola crot ┐ b.¤ ┐ buinne bagpipes , RC xii 108 § 163. anuas bid a b.¤ di suidiu (`concave wooden part, the box or sounding-board' of a harp, Meyer Contribb. 237 ), Hib. Min 1.22 .