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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English blōma ‎(lump of metal, mass)

NounEdit

blome (plural blomes)

  1. 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

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ReferencesEdit

  • Middle English Dictionary

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse blómi, blóm, from Proto-Germanic *blōmô.

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NounEdit

blome m ‎(definite singular blomen, indefinite plural blomar, definite plural blomane)

  1. a flower
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse blóma.

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VerbEdit

blome ‎(present tense blomar, past tense bloma, past participle bloma, passive infinitive blomast, present participle blomande, imperative blome/blom)

  1. to bloom, blossom, flower
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Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse blómi, from Proto-Germanic *blōmô.

NounEdit

blōme m

  1. flower
  2. offspring

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