sessmaid

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v (sessam)

(a) stands : sesaimh, a ōglaoich, an riom stand still, ZCP xii 382.11 . gussin gcloich . . . for ar shessoimh an Slānaightheōir, Fl. Earls 208.19 . adubhairt . . . seasaimh súas gu díreach ar do chosaibh, Acts xiv 10 .

(b) stands by, supports : a ndubhairt tú seasaimh soin what you have said stand by it, Content. xxiv 24 . gur mhesadar nach sesómhadh na hÉir[ionnaigh] an [b]oile orra féin that the Irish would not hold the town against them, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 25.z . sesbhuim sealbh na láochlaimhe | o bhéd tuaighe da truime, Rel. Celt. ii 297.10 . mór th'fheidhm don Bhrian-sa dÍbh Bloid | tar ceann cháich dá sheasmhadh (? leg. seasmhadh) duid if he supported your argument, Content. vi 187 .

(c) holds out, perseveres : do sheasmhadur leo seal they held out for a time, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 8.14 . Cf. sessaid.