blome

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

Derived termsEdit

  • blomer, blomere — A maker of iron blooms, an ironsmelter

ReferencesEdit

  • Middle English Dictionary

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. a flower
SynonymsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse blóma.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to bloom, blossom, flower
SynonymsEdit
  • blømabløme
  • blomstrablomstre
ReferencesEdit
Last modified on 28 August 2013, at 14:53