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drolach adj o,ā (1 drol) furnished with loops or rings (?): drólach
85.i. lúbach, P. O'C. Of a cloak or tunic: fil leind ndeirg
ndrolaig immi, TBC² 61 = TBC 262 (`ein mit Haken ver-
sehener Mantel
'; with loops serving as clasps?). Of a shield:
sciath d. ¤ , Ériu viii 20.16 . In CCath. of chain-mail: lūiriuch
dluith d. ¤ , CCath. 4677 . dar maelat d. ¤ a lūirige, 4695 . In late lit. of
hair: carnfholt . . . dlaoitheach d. ¤ , GJ vii 72az , ` plaited ', 73b .

5 Dróla(i)nn(e) pnsee Dreolainne.

drolam n o,m. (1 drol). See Marstrander, ZCP vii 405 . ring
attached to an object, serving as a handle, staple, etc. Of the
Ark: cethri drolaim di ór dron ┐ asind airc dia himmarchor
(= quattuor annulos, Exod. xxxvii 3 ), SR 4309 , cf. BB 242a23
10(droluim) = YBL 292a18 . Of side-rings or handles of a
cauldron: trascairthair . . . forsin coire co memaid a dóe láma
forsin d. ¤ iarthairach `the further lug', Ériu vi 148.45 . focairt
side láim dar d. ¤ in choiri, ZCP ix 191.36 . Of handles of a cup:
coilech argait ┐ dí d. ¤ da cech leth ass, LB 158a20 . cuach . . .
15ceithri drolaim ass, Ériu i 44.31 . Of staples for a bolt: comla
ibair . . . ┐ dá d. ¤ íaraind esse ┐ indber íarind arin dá d. ¤ sin,
MU² 915 . Of the ring or handle fixed in Balor's eyelid by
which it was lifted: cetrar turcbaud a mālaig dia shōl cona
drolum omlithi triena mālaig, RC xii 100 § 133 . In follg. exx.
20the exact meaning is doubtful: dá dagtrian damseiche [do
chriss] im-medón cach ae ┐ it remithir sliastae fir cech dub-
drolom cetharchoir fordadúna `each quadrangular clasp' (a
buckle through which the hide was passed at each end?),
BDD § 130 . Of a door: benaim-siu in drolom imme frisin
25comlaidh ngrotha, co tancator dá doirseoir imach, Aisl. MC
123.12 (`the knocker of butter'; perh. for drol). Cf. in drolan
urgartha .i. crothla bis ar dorus airlisi an deoraid Dé, O'Dav.
543 (prob. same word). focheird a coisliasait báin | ar in
derdrolam derggóir, LL 164a2 = Met. Dinds. iv 38 (of a stone
30attached to a gold chain; perh. the staple to which the chain
was fastened).

drolan xsee drolam.

drólann n o,m., IGT Decl. § 11 (55.10) ; f., § 12 . In pl. the in-
testines: pian sna drólannaibh (= in visceribus), TSh. 4916 .
35 As a rule confined to poetry: ? coinde cladh na cóic tōrann |
ag drolann ban fóid Éreann, Ériu vii 27.15 . (uch! mo
dheacair) is greadadh mo dh. ¤ , Keat. Poems 189 . saighead
don phláigh tre lár a d. ¤ , E. O'Rahilly xv 2 . drolainn an
intestine , P.O'C.

40 droll xsee 1 drol.

1 drolmach n(also by metathesis dromlach) ā,f. wooden vessel
with rings or handles (drolaim) attached at the sides , used for
carrying water, etc.; classed among `crand-lestra', Laws v
94.9 Comm. ; 104.5 Comm. (but cf. ar drolmhaigh deargóir,
45 KMMisc. 358.18 ). It was smaller than a `dabach' and came in
size between the `ian' and the `muide', Ériu iv 134.17 .
`dromhlach, drolmach used in Ossory for the dabach', O'Don.
Suppl. drolbhach or drolmach a vat, keebe, or cowl , P. O'C.
d. ¤ usce (= vas ligneum apertum), Lat. Lives 80.6 = dromlach
50uisce, Lism. L. 1514 . fo leith na dromlaigi (used for carrying
water), RC xxiv 190 § 2 . fo drolmaig ┐ fo choire (i.e. in
servitude), Ériu iv 98 § 26 . d. ¤ medcuisci, Trip.² 2789 . tuc
drolmaig n-englaise dhó, Lism. L. 2701 . dobreath drolmhuigh
fhína dhóib, 316 . drolbhach eturru 'ga himarchor lán do ugib
55géd, MR 20.11 . pl. drolmacha, TBC 65 . dromlacha (part of
the `intreb tige'), Laws v 392.12 Comm. ; 94.9 ; 104.5 . See
drolmaide, dronglach.

2 drolmach adj o,ā (drolam). Of a pinbrooch consisting of a ring
or circular brooch (drolam) with a movable pin attached: da
60tiber delgg nd. ¤ , TBC 3101 = dromlach, TBC² 2301 . Of a
cup with handles: deich cuirm drolmacha, BR 158.9 .

? drolmaide: x a scadan deamhnuide for druim d. ¤ , IT iii 96.11 .
Perh. for drolmaige g s. of 1 drolmach.

drolmánach adj(also by metath. dromlán-) o,ā (1 drolam). Of
65 ale, drawn from a `drolmach' (?): lind dedblenach drolmhanach
(: comhdhālach), IT iii 89 § 115 , `Fassgetränk', Bruchst. i 94 .
Of a shield: fo sciathaib dromlanacha, Ériu viii 40 2 . (perh.
the adj. here and drolach p. 20.16 refer to the loops on the
reverse of the shield through which the arm was passed). Of
70a chain-mail: rogob a luir[i]g ndualaich ndrolmanaig ` hooked ',
TTebe 1488 . luireacha drolmanacha, 1273 . Of a fort: cathair
drochtheach drolmanach, IT iii 89.2 . See drulinech.

droma n(Eng. loan-word) drum: roclos fuaim d. ¤ ó na saigh-
diúiribh, FM vi 1956.3 . trompaidhi ┐ dromaighi, Fl. Earls
75 186.7 . na dromuigh, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 48.4 .
? In n.pr. Donnchadh ó Droma, Ó Bruad. ii 94 (perh. a
sobriquet).

dromadaire n(Eng. loan-word) dromedary: dromedari luath,
Jer. ii 23 . ar chamallaib ┐ ar dromadairieib, Maund. 110 .
80 dromadóir, P. O'C.

Dromán (druimm?) n.loc. i nDroman Ua Casan, FM 699 .
o telcaibh Droman, AU 835 .

dromatóir n(droma) drummer: a cethoir do dromatóirib in
tsenaidh Rōmhānaig, Fl. Earls 254.17 . dromadóir, Cín Lae
85Ó Meall. 46.23 .

dromchla xsee druim(m)chlae.