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1 úaimm n,n.(later alsoi,f.) (vn.ofúaigid)úaim f.(acht
canamhain aice), IGT,Decl. § 149.9 . (a)act ofsewing,
10 stitching (úaim .i. fuaighel, O'Cl.):uaimm n-etaig,
Rule of Céli Dé § 55 .ní talla a leni de acht mad fria huaim
nó a nighi`he may not take off his shirt, except it be to stitch
... it
,' Ériu vii 140 § 3 .bui siom oc huamim ara cind`sew-
ing
,' Mon. Tall. § 60 .beirt ghlégheal mun gillu mór | sí
15arna húaim ule d'ór, Anecd. i 33 § 67 .is i ind og sin ba
druinech cumtha ┐ huamma etaig C. Cille, Fél. 42.10 .uaim
┐ cumu ┐ druinuchus dia n-ingeanaib sewing and cutting
out and embroidery
(of the education of the daughters of
theaire désa), Laws ii 154.7 Comm. um cheann uama
20na n-eang sróill`at the sewing,' TD 29.16 .ag síoruaim
óir ildealbhaigh, 27.10 . As mocknpr.:Snathat ingen
Uama (v.l.in Uammai), Anecd. ii 56.4 . Attrib.gen.:
(metaph.)snathad uamma na hairdríghe`the knitting
needle of the arch-sovereignty
,' ALC i 486.15 (of a king of
25Magh Luirg).grís ghrádha Dé ┐ na comharsan, is snáth
uama dona subháilcibh, TSh. 1708 .snáth uama an duine
re Dia`chain binding man to God,' PBocht 8.35 (of St.
Francis of Assisi).snáth uama an fhóid Loghasa(of a chief),
TD 16.44 .snáth úaimme Gaídheal is Gall | saoirḟear
30Muaidhe ni marand, IGT,Decl. ex. 1972 (the ex. is marked
lochdach , probably because of the irreg.g s. uaimme).a
shnáth úaime (: úaine) Achaidh Ir`thou binding cord,'
Sc. Gaelic Studies iv 138.1 .
(b)aseam,fastening,joining: ni bui tra tomailt na
35uaimm snathati isin inar-sin, PH 2862 (of Christ's garment).
teilm .i. tell-uaim .i. tobae īall ┐ a n-ūamann, Corm. Y 1215
(LB hastell-ḟuaim).Of thefasteningsof shoes:ro heitter-
dhelighitt a n-assa friú iar sccaoíleadh i nuamann (leg.a
n-u. ¤ ) lás an ffleachadh`their shoes had fallen off, their seams
40having been loosened by the wet
,' FM vi 1900.14 =iar ndíos-
caoiledh a n-uamann ┐ a naidhmchengal, Hugh Roe² § 9
(f. 4a) .Ofquilts :gur maidedar uamanna na ccoilcedh
batar faoi, TBC 2236 .úammand a cholcthech, 109 .
Ofquivers: atconnairc dano solustaitnem na saigetbolg ...
45arna coimeccur ... inn ochurdruimnib a n-uamann`in the
edge-rims of their seams
,' CCath. 5456 .Ofensigns: co
mbrechtradh druadh ... ina n-uamannaib, 4932 . Here
perh.:| do sgáoil naidm a húamainn óir, IGT,Decl. ex.
1978 .
50(c) act of joining together, welding; freq. ofhouse-building;
ajoint(in architect.): comhla sholus dá huaim d'ord (v.l.
go nuaim n-ord) | ris an ndorus ... do fuaigheadh cearcall
clár ndearg nailed with a hammer (? ) Ir. Monthly 1923,
641 ( DDána 119.18 ).a buird 'n-a áitibh gá n-uaim | mar
55táithtir truaill cuilg re céir its planks (?) being welded into
their places as a sword-scabbard is welded with wax
, Ir. Monthly 1923, 643
( DDána 119.35 ).a c(h)rannghal sa c(h)loch aolta | gar
da chéile a ccomhaonta; | dealughadh ga nuaim ni bhfuil,
Ériu v 60.123 .gach brugh dar bhris ... | budh saothrach
60ar a ghruaidh ngil | ag uaim aolchloch 'na n-áitibh, DDána
92.17 ( Ir. Monthly 1921, 328 ).córaide a uaim amhlaidh
sin | an ráth chéadna ar chath L., DDána 81.10 ( Ir. Monthly
1921, 373 ).d'uaim na háirce`to build the Ark,' Studies
1938, 600 .d'uaim chláraidh, do dheilbh dhabhcha`that he
65might join timbers
,' Studies 1925, 404 . Here, perhaps:
an rabhadur san ráith tall | sreath ghabhlach go ngrés
uamann, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 183.94 .Cf. udhma .i. uaim ar
in fidh .i. is ed a crand bis air, O'Dav. 1615 .
Ofunitinga head to its body:uaim a chínn re colaind
70M., IGT,Decl. ex. 1749 .
(d) act of composing,putting together(verse, prose,etc.):
ad maithi d'ūaim lāide, Arch. iii 306 § 10 .díolfad re hArt
a fhuarán | do laoidh fhúair re gaibhnecht ghloin | 's a
huaim re haidhmbert n-ughdoir, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 218.16 .
75 Cf. reim .i. re uama aei a indi an tan is filidhecht : no uaim
dognither i reidhe cen comuaim tomuis dligthig an tan is
bairnde [= bairdne], Auraic. 3587 (= 781 ).i ffilliud re
uamma na hai`inflexion while composing the ai,' 1638 .
ní fhuighthe ar uaim na rithlearg | umhla ó fhearaibh
80ísilcheard`alliterative rhapsody,' Studies 1925, 404.7 (see
2 úaimm).lorg na gcló tre choigle cáigh | do badh cáir
'n-a oigdhe d'uaim, DDána 38.13 ( Ir. Monthly 1928, 380 ).
Cf. leabhair uama is iris, Begley-MacCurtin,Introd. poem
§ 4 .
85(e) uniting,making one(a country, people,etc.);union,
concord: an tráth do shaoil Éire a huaim, DDána 110.6
( Ir. Monthly 1920, 208 ).dá leigeadh Dia Éire dh'uaim,
DDána 94.11 ( Ir. Monthly 1921, 461 ).d'úaim na ríghi gabh do
ghormlainn`to unite the kingdom,' Sc. Gaelic Studies iv
138.4 .ag úaim bhánḟuinn ḟáid Féilim, IGT,Decl. ex. 601 .
5 ar úaim Éireann, Ridgeway Essays 350 § 50 .fear le
mbeirear búaidh gach aonbháire, | úaim gach gaolbháidhe
i ngeimhil órnaoídhe, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 147.34 .briathra
fádh is fuighle naomh | dá huaimse dot ḟolt bharrchlaon
`mate her with thee,' TD 1.52 .a síodh d'uaim d'aon-ghuth
10do b'áil to make peace between them , DDána 103.23 ( Ir.
Monthly 1923, 532 ).ó do scáil uaim ar n-aignidh`since
he scattered the concord of our affection
' (or: broke the
tie
), Ériu iv 220.16 .
Compds.: ¤ brechtrad:cét ronn findruine aca
15uaimmbreachtrad its variegated stitching , Lism. L. Pref.
xxx (in descrip. of the Barr Briuin). ¤ ecor:lann
thana í [leg.i] dtruailleabaidh sheing, | mana a huaimeguir
d'Éirinn, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 98.152 .

2 úaimm n(special use of1 úaimm) alliteration (concordia,
20vulgo uaim, O'Molloy, Gr. c. xvi ):aseadh as uaim ann,
dhá ḟocal, nach iarmbéarla, do gach ceathromhain do
thionnsgnamh ó ghuthaidhe éigin, nó ó chonsoine ionann,
Prosodia,Lia Fáil iv 149 (= O'Molloy l.c. ).fíor-uaim .i.
an dá ḟocal déigheanach den cheathramhain do dhéanamh
25uama.; u. ¤ ghnúise .i. an dá ḟocal is foigse don ḟocal déigh-
eanach ... do dhéanamh uama,ib.(concordia ... propria...
&similitudinaria, vulgofioruaim, & uaim ghnuise, O'Molloy,
Gr. c.xvi ).dlighidh aithne reanna ┐ úaithne ┐ úama ┐
chomhardaidh ends (rinn) and consonance and alliteration
30and rime
, IGT,Introd. § 2 .droichead úama, no égúaim
(a metrical fault),ib. ga connsuini dhíobh leis nach déntur
úaim san dán, § 1 .an litear ar a ccuirthear an t-uirrdh-
ioghadh as i fein as úaim ann, § 6 .ceithre huama thionns-
gnus .s. ar nach ttéid uirrdhiughadh na séimhiughadh,
35┐ ris nach cóir d'úaim achd síad féin: sg, sm, sd, sb, § 71 .
ní cóir íad féin d'úaim re chéile na .s. eile d'úaim riu, § 39 .
ní fhuil cruth a mbearar ar .sh. nach amhlaidh as cóir úaim
ría, § 13 .noco bia 'na thririg thréin | rind eclinne cen a
n-úaim | im dúain rig F. féin, Ériu vii 220 § 7 .inn
40oguamma`of the perfect alliteration' (a compd. formed to
explain `ogham'), Auraic. 394 .saighit[h], ascnam, uaim
do rind, | dunait curpu duan, derb lind, Auraic. 2211 .
uaim do rinn .i. co rob do rinn na cethramthan do raith
araile, IT iii 30.2 .uaim di rinn, 29.19 . Auraic. 2205 .

45 3 úaimm xseefúaimm.

úaimnech,úaimnigid xseeúamnach,úamnaigid.

1 úain n lending:` úain' íasacht, Met. Gl. Ff. 68 . See2 ón.

2 úain n f.(g s. úaine IGT,Decl. § 14 ). (a) time,leisure,
opportunity: is (ní) hú. ¤ do has (has not) time,etc.for:
50 lasse bas nuáin do`when he shall have leisure' (gl.cum ei
uacuum fuerit), Wb. 14a25 .roboí a saindodcad for cach
connarbú huaín dóib coiniud a n-óg`so that they had no
leisure to bewail their virgins
,' Ml. 100a3 .nochan-uain
dam I haven't time , Lism. L. 1561 .co ro huain doib
55ernaigthe do denum fri ré in chorgais chesta`that they
may have leisure to pray
,' PH 4997 . With cop. and inf.
pron.:nimhuain fri acallaim neich I have no time , SR 1185 .
(=ni huain dam a., MacCarthy 52 ).falti indiu ní dam
úain, IT i 79.19 .nidam uain-siu do thuidhecht libh,
60 Lism. L. 1815 .Cf. diamsa úain no innisfind, LL 198b60 .
nidat uain dia n-airlegunn thou hast not time to read them ,
Anecd. v 2.8 ( Alex. 827 ) =nocondombuain-siu dun urlegend,
BB 498a3 .
Later:tá u. ¤ agam ar:a nuáir bhiás úain agumsa air,
65 Acts xxiv 25 .cf. tigidh líom, ... go m-biadh u. ¤ aguin air
lámha do dearga, CF p. 62. 141 .Cf.(Mod.):go bhfuai-
readar uain le teacht air dtír, Aisl. MC p. 132z .
is (ní) hú. ¤ with prep. or gen. it is (is not) a fitting time for:
ni hu. ¤ do theicheadh 'nar dtír, | do chuaidh dhínn ar
70bhfeitheamh féin, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 79.103 .as u. ¤ dom
dhula, ... | do thruaill an chumha mo chorp, 79.81 .
Withgaibid:gá fios damh, ... | an mbiam an uair oile
ann? | an uain bhus goire gabham, TSh. 1829 = Dán
Dé v 5 .
75 Cf. iarraid mar uain ar an oide faoisidneach, TSh. 9065 .
Defined by follg. gen.:tabhraidh dhúinn uain agallmha
`an opportunity of pleading,' Content. xxviii 1 .nach
faghaim u. ¤ th'agallmha, TD 22a10 .trés an ndóchas bhíos
aca ré hu. ¤ aithrighe d'fhagháil, TSh. 7390 .cosmhail ...
80| nach fuair tú ... | ... | u. ¤ cadail ar do chearchuill, Content.
xxiv 21 .Cf. L. Cl. A. Buidhe 125.32 .dochóidh u. ¤ calaidh
ar chách, PBocht 26.7 .u. ¤ deabhtha ní dó dobheire, L. Cl.
A. Buidhe 222.77 .dá n-aghum u. ¤ saothraighthe, 218.18 .
u. ¤ sgíosa ní lamhthair liom, Studies 1933, 140.13 .ní hu. ¤
85adhmholta ar éan-chor | m'anlochta an uair ḟoillséachar, A.
Ó Dálaigh xlvii 3 .
(b)aturn, aspell, anopportunity: uain, seal, am, a
turn, a course
, Kirk ( Eg. Gl. 614 ).noca tucustar u. ¤ neich
do neoch sech a ceili dib(of the turns of the customers at
the mill), Laws i 200.12 Comm. críoch O Felme fuair an
5fear, | ar u. ¤ seilbhe na sinsear`in his turn of ancestral
possession
' (i.e.he got the territory by hereditary succession),
Top. Poems 90.16 .do gabh Eire a hu. ¤ cumadh, Ériu viii
86 (`turn of trouble,' O'Gr. Cat. 338.25 ).ní fhúair ealta
ú. ¤ ar loch, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 81.145 .tabhair an ú. ¤ d'fhéin
10Line | 's don Mhidhe féin uair oile, 74.115 .u. ¤ na hath-
ardha d'ḟagháil`a spell of the patrimony,' TD 32.71 .fer
astegh d'ḟagháil na húaine | fear ag gabháil dúaine duit,
IGT,Decl. ex. 683 ( v.l.niorbh iongnadh bean d'ḟaghail
t'uaine).cinn ṡluaigh is iad ar h'aghaidh | ni ḟaghaidh
15siad uain oraibh, TD 10.30 .ní bhí acht u. ¤ an tí nach
tig | don uaigh ag an tí tháinig, Ir. Monthly 1922, 419.36
( DDána p. 172 ).cuimhnigh ... | nach fuighe ... | u. ¤ ar
an rígh uair eile | bídh uair ag an impidhe, PBocht 14.38 .
Possiblyuain loan is the same word in this usage;cf.
20 cach úain co toiseach, Arch. iii 227.24 ( ZCP xvii 51 ).
(c) = advantage(over someone): munbadh an uain frith
ar Cenel CConaill don chur sin`were it not for the advantage
taken of the C.C.
' FM v 1576.8 .go ro frith an u. ¤ sin ar
Ua Neill, vi 2022.4 .
25(d)oftime; point of time;season: is í sin uain agus
aímsir adubert ... teacht a ttír, CF p. 63.146 .do rugais
é a cinn na huaine sin a mainnser ... an esail, Études Celt.
i 83.21 . time (of year), season :i n-aroile lō ūain ḟogamair
robī F. ... i Caisil, ZCP v 500 (`in the season of autumn,'
30 Mann. and Cust. iii 262 ).guidh orm i n-uain an chreidimh
`in the hour of,' A. Ó Dálaigh xxxv 2 .
(e)time (on earth),lifetime: ní gan adhbhar uair gach
geall; mh'amhgar, a uain dob aithghearr, L. Cl. A. Buidhe
143.140 .
35(f) time,reign(of a king,etc.):do bhrígh go n-áirimh-
thear libh | uimhir trír ar uain éin-ḟir, Content. v 126 .
fiche bliadhain fuair an fear | d'u. ¤ ar giallaibh na nGaoidh-
eal, TD 32.29 .níor chaith d'u. ¤ acht éanlá ann, | téarná
suil fuair an fearann, 32.43 .
40(g)ar úainibh in turn: cuiris I. ┐ a muinnter a n-anála
ar uainibh fon súdraill, BNnÉ 5 § 11 .uch, a Coimdhe,
créd do-bheir | na roigne d'ég ar úainibh (—imhMS.),
IGT,Decl. ex. 256 .seal damh i dtigh a theghlaigh | seal
oile 'gon ingheanraidh; | adhbhar smuainidh a Dhé dhamh
45| mé ar uainibh san dá ionadh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 68.100 .
roinn ar uainibh uair an lá (: uairibh), Dán Dé ix 27 .
sealuidheacht flaithis, eadhon, gach re mbliadhan ag gach
aon díobh ar uainibh (v.l.ar uairibh), Keat. i 222.45 .bás
d'fhulang diaidh i ndiaidh ar uainibh, TSh. 115 .do ghabh
50... agá malairt idir a lámhaibh, ┐ ar uainibh ag iniúchadh
na gceann, 7708 .biadhadh bocht is nocht ar uainibh,
Keat. Poems 1411 .
(h)d'úain nó d'anbhúain=inseasonor out of season: gan
mo liaigh do léigin uaim | re headh laoi d'uain nó d'an-
55bhuain, Ir. Monthly 1929, 661.5 ( DDána p. 16 ).naisgim
ort d'úain nó d'anbhúain a breith libh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe
65.2 .ná sgaraid ris d'uain nó d'anbhuain`come weal come
woe
,' TD 16.51 .ni háil leis, d'u. ¤ nó d'a. | a beith aon-
aidhche ar aidhlinn`be there peace or disturbance,' 19.8
60(of a sword).
(i) Withco:am eól co húain in cech airm (v.l.huaim)
`completely,' Met. Dinds. iii 266.3 ( LL 155a12 ).rolen co
húain in gairm glan | de sin Ath Lúain na lestar`per-
petually
,' Met. Dinds. iii 372.81 ( LL 158a41 ).atbér frib co húain, Met. Dinds. iii 378.1 .
65 ogam fail sin gabuil glúair, | findat na druíde co húain
(v.l.co naeb; co mbuaid; ar nuair), Met. Dinds. iv 78.14
( BB 398a17 ).co hopunn, co hūain | tuc dam topur dér
`opportunely,' Ériu vi 113 ( Arch. iii 232 ).guith an chluig
do chluinim-se | dom rad-sa go huain (: Cluain), Celt. Rev.
70 x 133.29 (= in season i.e. at the time for prayer ?).do
airmius daibhsi co huain`leisurely,' Fen. 62.5 .is as ro
baistead co huain`happily,' ib. 242.11 .ár laeich ár
ngadhair co huain | ac faghail um an caemchluain, `at
their own discretion
' SG 105.10 . ( Acall. 502 , `leisurely').
75(j) = respite,grace: do chuinghi[d] úaine enbliadna
for C., Leb. Gab. i 78 § 54 .nir deonaigh acht uain bliadhna,
106.16 (glossed: ...cairde bliadna).uain an ualaigh-sin
ní fhuil | 'gá ghruaidh nua-luisnigh náraigh, `ceases not to
bear that burden
' Ir. Monthly 1927, 593.23 ( DDána p. 405 ).