From Old English blōma (“lump of metal, mass”)
blome (plural blomes)
- A lump of metal; a squared mass of metal (especially smelted or wrought iron) of roughly standard weight; a bloomery
- Mony fyndes...casten blomes of brennynge yerne ynto þe see. — A Collection of Homilies by Johannes Mirkus, 1500
- ... a contract for supplying wood and ore for iron "blomes" at Kirskill near Otley, ..." — Samuel Smile, "Industrial Biography, Iron Workers and Tool Makers", 1863
- Middle English Dictionary
From Old Norse blómi, blóm, from Proto-Germanic *blōmô.
blome m (definite singular blomen, indefinite plural blomar, definite plural blomane)
- a flower
From Old Norse blóma.
blome (present tense blomar, past tense bloma, past participle bloma, passive infinitve blomast, present participle blomande, imperative blome/blom)
- to bloom, blossom, flower