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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Forms: scagchān

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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Forms: sgaignen

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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Forms: scáil

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 .

scaíled

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u and o,m. vn. of scaílid. Cf. scailid, BB 433b39 , Ir. Astr. Tr. 42.z (perh. for scaíliud). IGT Verbs § 71 (224.22) .

I Act of scattering, dispersing : spréigheadh, scaoiledh, sreathnugha[dh], Eg. Gl. 531 .

(a) of persons: is i scoíliud ┐ i n-esréidiud no bíad a chenel, Trip.² 2657 . batar i nEmain corbo amm scáilti dóib. Luid cách díb da thig a athar till it was time for them to disperse, TBC 1013 . fassughudh Laigen . . . ┐ a scailedh fo Erinn `a scattering of its people', RC xviii 37.26 . dogéntar scáiled na n-apstal for cech leth, PH 3006 . [ar] scaoiledh na scoile fon doman uile, Laws i 20.10 Comm . dul do Themraig ┐ scailed do denam ina degaid disband, Acall. 5249 . go hionbhuidh sgaoilte don sgail, DDána 73.17 . fatha sgaoilidh na sgoile, Ir. Review 1913, 595 § 12 . ni ro leiccit sccaoileadh doibh co rangattar Eas Dara `made no delay' (= did not disband), FM iii 82.13 . ro léiccsiot scaoíleadh dá n-amhsaibh ar n-íc a ttuilmhe, v 1660.x . Cf. leagur scailed dhoib `let them alone' (of marauders), Lism. L. 3177 (or in meaning II (b)?). In sense of routing, scattering in battle (usually with scaindred, q.v.): is hé darat scaindred ┐ scáiliud forsin ṁbantrocht . . . na cíchloiscthe, TTr. 431 .

(b) other applications: in tinid atchonnaircaisthi (sic) do todail (.i. do sgailed) damh-sa = ex me exeuntem, Trip.² 224 . inni fir-bis aice do beo-dilib . . . do comscailed uad .i. . . . scaile[d] a set dissipating, Laws v 438.12 Comm . sgaíled néll dispersing clouds, IGT Decl. ex. 1237 . tearc do chommór . . . | ar sgaoileadh each nó áirgheadh, DDána 74.64 .

(c) act of destroying : cen templu na n-idal do scailiud acht a coisecrad do Dia, Anecd. iii 70.17 . is comairt ar cnamaib ┐ is scailedh ar sciathaib (of weapons), Ériu viii 24.1 . ni do scáiled rechta tanac-sa . . . acht is dia chomailliud to annul, PH 4767 . flaithes cen scailedh, Lism. L. 3860 . sgaoileadh gan sgur `utter ruin', Magauran 3118 .

(d) dissipating (feelings, etc.): ní cás duid sgaoileadh dom sgíos `to ease my distress', A. Ó Dálaigh xxi 9 . sgaoileadh eolchuire, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 147.40 .

(e) act of disseminating (stories, etc.): a fhir scailid na scél tall, Ir. Texts ii 56 § 48 . ni fhuil litir da laghad | nar scoiletar na scola (of the reverence paid to Colum Cille's writings), 87 § 4 . mithidh dhamh sgaoileadh dom sgéal ` 'tis time to tell my tale', PBocht 11A.8 . ag sgaoileadh an sgrioptúir spreading the gospel, DDána 59.21 .

(f) various: debaid . . . no scaile[d] fight, contention (?), Laws i 176.10 Comm . , cf. mannar .i. sgailed, O'Dav. 1255 . mannar .i. sgáoileadh, O'Cl. cerbo tri haicmeda re scailed iadsen, rob en aicme iar mbunudas iad `though they were three tribes through division' (i.e. by divergence from root-stock), Ériu ii 180.21 . a amus . . . d'urchor pilér i scaoileadh a éidedh plata `in the opening of his plate armour', FM vi 2026.15 . sgaoileadh beoil = fissura labiorum, 23 K 42, 297.3 . an fual . . . aga mbíd sgaoilte cruinne = urina . . . habens resolutiones rotundas, 127.18 . fá scaoiltibh ród nEórpa the divergent roads of E., Hackett xxi 14 . as i naduir an aeir . . . dul a scailedh ┐ a letni `to spread', Ir. Astr. Tr. 54.7 .

II

(a) act of opening, undoing : scailiud murgabla srotha Lygir, BB 373a30 = tuaslucud in murgabail, LL 159b30 = scáiled in mur-gabuil . . . | cos'tathig Ligir `to release the . . . inlet', Met. Dinds. iii 194.9 . imrulae Críst . . . asin chengul . . . cin scáiliud glais nó gemli, Ériu ii 200.10 . scailedh `loosening' (of stakes), Laws i 236.6 Comm . oc scailed a fuilt, PH 1354 . trillsi liatha . . . for scáiliudh ┐ for esrethiudh ima cenn, CCath. 408 .

(b) act of releasing, loosing : ic scailiud dér, TFerbe 608 . sgaoileadh cáigh san cheangail-sin (the Crucifixion), DDána 54.19 . go dtiubhradh P. airgead dó dho chionn a sgaoilte, Acts xxiv 26 . sanntaigim scailedh on corp, Smaointe B. Chr. 6019 . atá mian oram sgaoileadh dhíom, nó bheith arnam sgaoileadh = cupio dissolvi, TSh. 2706 . fuil do scaoileadh blood-letting, Corp. Astron. 54.28 .

(c) act of unfolding, spreading out (a covering, etc.): brat do sgailedh ara cind, Laws iv 186.8 Comm . iar sgaoileadh a mbratach unfurling, Mart. Don. xxix 17 . scailed sroill, Ir. Texts ii 64 § 6 .

(d) act of elucidating, solving : ag sgaoileadh ceasd, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 125.43 . an cheist seo chuirim is urasa scaoileadh to solve it, Keat. Poems 1577 . craobh coibhneasa Clann Eachach | . . . | dá sgaoileadh um laoidh elucidating them, Ir. Texts iv 49 § 2 . lucht sgaoilte gég ngeinealaigh `those who unravel genealogical branches', Studies 1920, 567 § 15 . Note also: fá réir na scol do scaoiled supplying the wants of the poets, O'Gr. Cat. 508.16 .