blome

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English blōma (lump of metal, mass)

Noun[edit]

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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  • Middle English Dictionary

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse blómi, blóm, from Proto-Germanic *blōmô. Akin to English bloom.

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. a flower
    Solsikka er ein vakker blom.
    The sunflower is a beautiful flower.
  2. bloom (the state of blossoming or of having the flowers open)
    Kirsebærtrea står i blom.
    The cherry trees are in bloom.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse blóma.

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Verb[edit]

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 Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

blōme m

  1. flower
  2. offspring

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