scaeth

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n ā,f. (ON skeið) ship, fleet : an sgaoth ó chaladh do- cháidh, Measgra Mhichíl Uí Chléirigh 195 § 20 (cf. long, § 19 ), see note. gan sgaoith ag tuinn 'ga toghuil, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 89.69 . seol a scáithe do sgailed | eol na gaithe co ngebad, Ir. Texts ii 64 § 12 . smacht ón ghaoith ar a ghruaidh leath-duinn | ar a sgaoith mar fuair eitim `fleet (lit. shoal)', RC xlix 173 § 28 . See scaí.

scaf(f)a

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n (Lat. scapha?) ship : fodailsiut scaffu, Leb. Gab. 282.3 , glossed: do scaoíleatar i longaib, na a longa = scapháib, LL 14b37 = scafaibh, BB 42a49 . scaffa .i. longa: fodhailsiod scaffa .i. do roinnsead a longa, O'Cl. gur scuireadh a scafa re sleasaibh an chuain, Ó Bruad. iii 174.8 , glossed .i. long.

scafal(l)

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n (Eng. loan-word?) scaffold, stage, platform : re cluith- cheoir do bhiadh ag reic sceul sgigeamhail ar scafoll, Keat. i 62.36 . dorinne Solamh scafel práis, 2 Chron. vi 13 . do tóige[dh] sgafóil arda, 23 I 1, 77 .

scagchán

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n (scacaid): scagchān `a sieue ', Eg. Gl. 529 .

scaí

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Forms: scaeth, scaíth, sgáoi

n f.later scaeth, scaíth. sgáoi, IGT Decl. § 99 (133.z) . band, flock, herd, drove : marbthar Mac U. . . . ┐ s.¤ Alpanach `a band of Scots', AU iii 506.y = drong, ALC ii 216.8 . go mbeireadh drong dhíobh scaoi da bhuaibh uaidh, Keat. ii 4690 = scoi, RC xxv 20 n. 10 . co ttarla scaói do crodh . . . doibh, ZCP x 20 n. 4 . sgáoi d'orcaibh, IGT Decl. ex. 331 . scaoth muc bfiadhain, SG 292.34 . sgaoi óigfhear, DDána 34.8 . sgaoi mhanach, IGT Verbs ex. 896 v.l. ealtain . . . do gheódhaibh | ┐ scaoidh chearc, Hackett xxvi 88 . sgaéth na mban, Hard. ii 254.1 . sgáoth donnlaoch, Rel. Celt. ii 230.13 . seabhac ag léirsgrios sgaotha mionnéanlaith, Oss. i 140.28 . sgaoith d'uirsgéalaibh `a number of . . . stories', TD 3.30 . See scaíthre.

scaiblín(e)

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n m.(1 scabal) pot-meat, pottage : grus, grut, gruten . . . .i. scaiblin nó braisech, O'Mulc. 685 . mac midbuilce mela . . . | meic scaiblín buic blādmāir `pottage', Aisl. MC 35.1 , cf. 124.10 . cona ochraib do bíud scaiblíne ima lurg[n]ib `potmeat', 89.7 .

scáichsin

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Mid.Ir. vn. of scuichid (cf. pret. scáich, though length of -a- doubtful) act of coming to an end, being exhausted : duni truag . . . | olcc a thairsin im gaes ṅgle | iar scaichsin a chétfaide, SR 2904 . dind ail-sin cen uisse | iar scaichsin a geisse (sic leg.), Met. Dinds. iii 222.70 (leg. áil-sin . . . scáichsin, Corr.).

scaignén

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n m.(cf. scacaid) winnowing-fan : sgaignen gl. vannus, Ir. Gl. 484 . cáithfidh mé íad le sgoigneán, Jerem. xv 7 .

scaíl

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n (cf. scaílid) scattering, dispersion (?): ri dorigni scail int sluaig, SR 2769 . ocht ṁbliadna sescat, ni scail (: bliadnaib), 2257 . dobeir thaphunn foraib, corosfodail hiscail, Hib. Min. 70.24 . lodar sin for scail a hErinn for teithcheadh in galair, BB 27a29 = do lodur sin for scail Erend for teiched an galair, Lec. 276ra21 . iar scail Erenn, BB 27b14 . go rachdís a sgaol ┐ a ngealtaidheacht `would go mad', ITS xxiv 96.30 (see Gloss.). do chuaidh se a timceall caislein Innsi ┐ hUa Domnaill aile fo sgáil ann . . . ag a muinntir fein free, at large, AU iii 180.7 . fa sgaoil atá an trócuire mercy has been let loose, set in motion, DDána 7.9 . a léigean fá sgáoil `to let him go', Acts iii 13 . ar na ligean fá sgáoil, iv 23 .

scáile

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Given by Edd. as f., but appar. m. at Ir. Astr. Tr. 92.27 ; niamh sgáile chladhaigh (: samhail), Magauran 945 . Somet. also scáil.

n (a) shadow : fo sgaile an croind, BNnÉ 113 § 2 . mar leanus in sgaile in corp, RC xlix 22.13 . scail na talman, Ir. Astr. Tr. 84.11 . scaili na talman . . . an trath gluaisis an re . . . do tuaiscert an scaili sin, 92.25 - 7 . s.¤ na slíabh, Judges ix 36 . go tteithid na scáileadha rompa `until . . . the shadows flee away', Cant. iv 6 . do chuadar so uile seocha amhail sgáile = transierunt . . . velut umbra, TSh. 946 . i sgáile an bháis, 4150 . s.¤ an bháis, Job xxxviii 17 .

(b) reflexion, image : nī ro dēch riam a gnūis for a scāile (mirror?) (of St. Brigit), ZCP xii 293.15 . silleadh ar a s.¤ féin i n-uisce, Keat. ii 5445 . go ngabhthar sgáile iomlán (sic leg.) na gréine i sgathán, Eochairsg. 67.13 . mo sgáile féin dá bhfaicinn if I could see myself, PBocht 15.9 , cf. O'Gr. Cat. 346.34 .

(c) sheen, brightness, appearance, mark, trace : sgáile an chruinne is gaoi gréine (`shadows and sunbeams'), PBocht 3.32 . a sgáile na tuinne is teagh `o chart of the sea-path home (?)', 13.45 . sgáile ghairthe na ngruadh `her cheeks' bright sheen', 11A.4 . a sgáile gheal (of a building), DDána 119.6 . atcondairc fosgadh ┐ fíor-s.¤ iatha . . . i nimchein uaidh, Leb. Gab. 242.19 . bí deallradh ┐ lonnradh . . . ag déanamh sgáile dá shúilibh dazzling his eyes, TSh. 9847 . scáil a scórnaighe fó mbíonn scim ar aol the hue of her throat (?), Hackett xi 24 . sleagh ghéar . . . | le sgáile méar marks of fingers, Aithd. D. 8.36 , see note. sgáile gach tuaighe n-a t(h)aobh `every axe . . . had its edge marked', Magauran 719 . niamh sgáile chladhaigh n-a céibh (of a parting in hair), 945 . sgáile daoine traces of people, 2611 .

(d) fig. a mere shadow, semblance, illusion : gan acht sgáile m'óige ann, PBocht 27.31 . duilleabhar an domhain-se | . . . | is sgáile é nó is aisling, DDána 76.6 . nír dherg sí tre náire neach, | ní sgáile í re heineach she is no mere shadow in genero- sity (?), L. Cl. A. Buidhe 212.48 . mac A. . . . | nach sgáile idir d'éigse is no mere semblance of a poet (?), 229.92 . monuar is fábhal scáil nó aisling mo dhóigh, Hackett xii 21 . sgáile na sochar saoghalta, TSh. 9851 . ní fhuil . . . dom scéimh acht scáil bheag, Keat. Poems 516 . as diomhain gach ni da ttucais damh; óir ní fhuil acht sgáile ann (of fairy gold), BNnÉ 117 § 30 . tháinig sgáileadha na droinge ceudna i riochtaibh dragún ghosts, Eochairsg. 102.36 .

? ind eoin aile íarma | don sceóin scíamda s.¤ `of that lovely spectral terror', Met. Dinds. iv 212.22 .

scáilech

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adj o, ā (scáile): an chláirseach . . . | donnsgáileach `brown- shadowed' (of brown hue?), Studies 1923, 598 § 10 .