IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
goimh, f. (gs. ~e). Sting, venom. 1. ~ fuachta, ocrais, the sting of cold, of hunger. Bhí ~ ar an lá, the day was bitingly cold. An ghoimh a bhaint as an uisce, to take the chill out of the water. Bhain an fhearthainn an ghoimh as an spéir, the rain took the keenness out of the air. 2. ~ i gcréacht, virulent pain in wound. Cneasú thar ~, surface healing. Níl ann ach cneasú thar ~, things may appear to be all right on the surface but there is venom underneath. 3. ~ a bheith ort le duine, to be sore at s.o. Tháinig ~ air liom, he got extremely annoyed at me. ~ a chur i gcaint, to envenom speech. Bhain tú an ghoimh as an scéal, you took the sting out of the matter. Duine gan ghoimh, person without spleen. 4. ~ chun tobac, craving for tobacco.