sedmar, segmar

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adj o, ā (1 sed)

(a) strong, vigorous : Clanna Néill na sleg sedhmhar, Hy Fiach. 252.18 (`expert'). amhail theid sruth seaghmar sestanach tar chladhaibh, CF 807 . ba segmur fri furtacht deblen De, RC xii 336 § 26 . sluagha seghmura sírcalma na Lobeine, ZCP vi 67.22 . dorōnnadar elad[n]a ingantach co segmar saethrach, xiv 149.11 = co ségdu, PH 898 . aga síorbhualadh do buillibh sanntacha sedmara, Comp. CC 127.19 . gasraidhi greanmara grodgnimacha . . . ┐ saichi seghmar sarcalma, Stair Erc. 1063 . le soigdib srubgera seghmura, ZCP vi 46.27 (`skilfully made'). do toguib . . . in susta segmar seiniaraind, Stair Erc. 1560 . a crichaibh seghmura sobreagha Saxan, ZCP vi 68.30 (`noble').

(b) attentive, careful : ní foláir dhúinn bheith seadhmhar ré saothrughadh na subháilceadh, TSh. 1810 . sé go neimh-sheadhmhar anocht | ar gceileabhradh dá chalmacht, DDána 67.19 . `seaghmhar, curious, ingenious, crafty, cunning', O'R. ? To this: senchus . . . | fis sedmar na saer-lindi worthy of attention (?), Metr. Dinds. iii 346.108 (`precious').