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45 ollam n n,m.latero-st. (<oll`great'? see RC xxxvi 373 ).g s.
olloman, LU 302 , 361 .a s.(?d s.)eter ríg ┐ ollomain, 10306 .
ollamh, IGT Dec. § 51 (g s. oll-aimh, -amhan ;n p. -aimh ,
-amhain;a p. -amha,-amhna). Both declensions are used side
by side in late Mid.Ir. and early mod. texts, theo-st. being
50preferred insing., then-st. inpl.
Anollave, the highest grade of `fili', Laws v 26.25 (ollum).
filid oldam, anroth, clí,etc., ZCP v 499 § 7. secht ngrad filed
.i. ollam, ansrut[h],etc., O'Mulc. 537. He was entitled to a
retinue of 30, a number lowered to 24 at the Convention of
55Druim Cet in 590:no bid .xxx. i cléir cac[h] olloman, LU 302.
ro dígbait iar sein a clíara .i. xxiiii. i cléir ind olloman, 361 .
ollamh .i. oll a dhámh .xx.iiii., Corm. p. 33 =[o]lldam, Corm.
Y 993 . His specific form of poetic composition was the
`anamain' (`mór' and `bec'):anamna ollaman, IT iii 31.25 ;
60 59 § 112 , §113 .anamaín . . . is dán olloman, Corm. Y 39 ;cf.
O'Dav. 1072 , O'Mulc. 537. An ollave was attached to the
court of each of the provincial kings, often to those of sub-
kings; and there seems (at some periods) to have been an
`ard-ollam' who exercised authority over all the provincial
65`filidh'.int ollam filedh iarna uirdned ag rig tuath, Laws i
42 z Comm. ollamh Uladh Fercertne, TBC 5467 St.Gilla C.
Ua Slebin ollum Ulad, Cog. 120.2 .ar ollamh nUladh, TD 3.9 .
The inferior grades of `filidh' had to discharge various offices
for the ollave, such as keeping his two dogs (task of the `cana')
70and fostering his children (that of the `drisech'); and the
erenaghs(airchindig eclaisi) had to maintain his horses,
H. 3.18 p. 133 ( O'C. 239 ). Among his functions, acc. to the
same passage, was that of guarding the King from occult
dangers:dlegar don ollam beith i fail in rig im snamad (leg.
75samain) dia snadad ar siabrud,ib.See further Heldensage
66 fg. In wider sense:am ollom, am gáeth, LU 10628 = IT
i 141.5 (loquiturSencha m. Ailella).ollam britheman, LL
29b21 . Lateranexpertin any art or science, aprofessor :ollam
breithemhnachta Ua Failghe, FM ii 888.18 .ollam Tuad-
80Muman re timpanacht, AU ii 510.18(an.1360).ard-ollamh
Ereann i ccruitirecht, FM ii 1170.12 .ardollam a scribiund,
RC xviii 193.13 (Tig.).ollamh legha Fer Manach`chief physi-
cian
', AU iii 346.8(an.1490). ollamh leighis Fearmanach, FM
iii 554 z .clann Chraith a ollamhain ré dán, clann Chruitín a
85ollamhain ré seanchus(of O'Brien, chief of Thomond), Keat.
iii 179 .ollam cerda a master craftsman(of Daedalus), ZCP iv
238.26 .secht n-ollumain ghabhunn master smiths, Lism.L.
2931 .mur ollamh cuarta . . . nā mes misi do not count me a
vagrant bard
, ZCP ii 348.18 (late 16th cent.). Of a woman:ba
hollamh i ngach eagna i, Ériu v 78.12 .
5In early poetry used of warriors:mandrais arma athar
ollam as a master he destroyed the weapons of his [grand]father
Ält.Ir.Dicht. ii 7 § 4 (text uncertain).caine dind dem i foat
ollomain(of the burial-grounds of warriors), ib. 20.6 (=ollo-
mhan, LL 380a12 ).
10Asnpr.in the name (prob. a title) ofOllam Fodla, one of
the early kings of Ireland:dá mac la Fiacha Fínsgothach .i.
Eochaid (qui etOllam Fodla) ┐ Araidhe, Cóir An. 249. docer
Ailderg Dóit . . . la hOllomain, MacCarthy 164 z ( LL 127b52 ).
co éc Olloman, MacCarthy 166.3 ( LL 128a1 ).mac OllaimFodla , MacCarthy 296 k
15( BB 12a35 ).is uime ghairthear Ollamh Fódla dé, do bhrígh
go raibhe 'n-a ollamh i n-eagna ┐ i n-eolus ré reachtaibh is ré
dlighthibh d'ordughadh, Keat. ii 2057.
Compd. ¤ thairngertaid m. ollave-elect , Tromd. Guaire 224.

ollamanta adj io,iā. (ollam)pertaining to or worthy of an ollave,
20 masterly :tinnscedal don tres . . . ughdardha ollamhanda
`poetical', MR 94.18 .

ollamantacht n f. office of an ollave or professor:i bpéin a n-
ollamhantachta do chaill`of losing their professorship', Keat.
i 20.1 .fearann ollamhantachta`professional lands' (assigned
25to the maintenance of scholars), 72.4 .

ollamda adj io,iā. ollave-like,learned,accomplished : aspnsobriquet:
Eithne O. ¤ , Acall. 2103 , 5313 . Esp. ofthat which is according
to the principles or technique of art
:Dondchadh int ainm o. ¤ ,
Auraic. 2202 (i.e. in a poem opening with the word Dondchadh,
30the rules of composition require its repetition in full at the
end).fuair a hurgnamh co hollomhda augdurdha it had been
prepared in accordance with the highest rules and authorities

(of a hauberk), CCath. 5215.

? ollamnach n o,m.=ollamnacht?ar n-ullmughadh fuaramar
35| eidir ollamhnaib cláir Cuind | dáigh ro-ollamhnaigh bfogluim
`zum Behuf der Obermeisterschaft im Studium', ZCP ii 352.28
(poem by Eochaidh Ó Heoghusa, 16th—17th cent.).

ollamnacht n ā,f. the office of an ollave:ba dirsan . . . do chor
a hollomnacht that thou shouldst be put out of the ollaveship,
40 RC xxvi 12.19 .ro gab Amorgen ard-ollomnacht Ulad, Ir.
Texts i 34.13 ( LL 118a7 ).Tanaide . . . d'oirdneadh i n-ard-
ollamhnacht Connacht, FM iii 412.20 .ro ṡuidhesdair T. . . . a
cathaoir ollamnachta chóiged Chonnacht, ALC i 468.6 .
ollamnacht Eirenn, Acall. 7894. cuairt ollamnachta, Tromd.
45Guaire 253 .ollamhnacht Í Uid`the bardic estate of Ó hUid',
KMMisc. 56 § 3.

ollamnaigid v g. (a)exercises functions of an ollave?Teasalus
. . . ro chumdaig in catraig dianid ainm Teasolonica ┐ is into
ro ollomhnaig held authority, ruled(?), BB 3a27 .
50(b)appoints as ollave:ro hollamhnaiged Senchán, Tromd.
Guaire 225 .

ollamnas n m. theofficeordignityof anollave :ro gab o. ¤ i n-inad
a athar, RC xxvi 8.13 .as a breithemnus .i. as a o. ¤ , Laws v
252.15 .atáid re haimsir n-imchéin . . . i n-ollamhnas Éirionn
55`for ages past they have been high-teachers of Eire', Content.
vii 10 .

olldeirb(?-derb) n a liquidmeasure , see2 ól.

ollmar adj o,ā. (oll) vast,great :dia n-apar o. ¤ Almu`mighty', Met.
Dinds. ii 78.8 (:fonnmar). ?aupsaib ilib ollmarib (.i. imat
60amar na ésce a hollmurib ilib na héicsi), Anecd. v 23.4 (acc.
to the glossgreat seas). To be distinguished fromollmár,
¤ mór(seeoll, compds.)?Cf. allmar( Contrib. 79 ).

ollsceo? n gabsit gail . . . glansceo Alldoit, ollsceo Art, Ält.Ir.
Dicht. i 28 § 13 = LL 387a41 ; a compd. ofoll`great' andsceo
65.i. caingen, LL 380b36 , Meyer.oll sceo eiric aithgina ni
diupanar de`the great eric-fine and that for compensation are
not to be avoided
', Laws iii 536.29 .co mbo locha lén leo linfaid
terchlos Erendmag olsceo tuathe Oengusa, LL 287a29 (rhet.).
Seesceo.

70 olmar adj o,ā. =ólmar fondofdrinking,convivial (<ól)? As
pnsobriquet:Diarmuid Olmar`bibulous' RC xxvi 132 § 3 , 162
§ 51 ,cf. Snedgus u. MacR. 41.15 .Cf.also TBC p. 775 n. 3 :
os é sronmhor olmhur ubhallrosgach(reading of H. =ómar
LL,ollmo[r]St.; by Windisch p. 1103 taken as <oal`cheek').
75 sronmhór . . . olmhar ubhallrosgach, `drinksome' (?), Todd
Lect. iv 74.17 . Seeólach.

Ól n-écmacht pn an old name ofConnacht , used later in poetry.
roptar íat dā coiced ro techtsat cland Heremoin .i. cóiced
nGáleoin ┐ coiced Ól nÉcmacht (.i. coiced Connacht), LU
80 4079 .do ḟeraib Ól nEcmacht. Dib-side congairther Con-
nachta indiu, LL 311c22 .ro lil Coígidh Olnécmachta do
choiged Connacht, Cóir An. 77 (leg. ainm C. Ól.?).eich fer
n-Ólnecmacht, O'Mulc. 510. do ordugud righe Cairnd Ol-
necmachta, ZCP viii 102.7 =do o. ¤ fer cuigid Connacht, Ériu
85 ii 186.5 .d'ḟéachain Chóigidh Ól nÉagmhocht, TD 2.3 .

olor xseeolar.