sceimeltach

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adj (cf. 2 sceimelta and 2 sceimled) free-handed, generous : ba sgaipeach sgaoilte sgeimhealtach . . . gach aingir, Mun. Poets² 204.16 .

sceimle

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n (cf. 2 sceimelta, 2 sceimled) disaster, calamity, defeat : a n-aimsir sgeimhle Chnuic an áir, Oss. iii 242.18 . gach sgéimhle fuair ár n-uaisle reómhainn, Mun. Poets¹ 52.3 . tig sgéimhle de'n bhrón dubh a'm dháil, Hard. ii 252.9 .

1 sceimlech

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adj o, ā (cf. 2 sceimelta, sceimle): na mbúidhnibh sgíothmhara sgeimhleacha exhausted, routed companies, ML 142.13 . do bhí se scolach scorach sceimhleach free-handed (?) (of a chieftain), Hackett xxxix 145 .

2 sceimlech

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n [ā,f.] (sceimle) rout, defeat (?): re crith na comeagla ┐ re scemlig na scuidheamlachta `the panic of dismay', MR 232.4 .

1 sceimled

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n (sceimel) roof, battlements : ac feithium ar scemlead Atha Cliath `battlements', Cog. 180.22 . ar scemled a grianan, 190.13 .

2 sceimled

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Forms: sgeimhleadh, sceimelta

n u and o,m. sgeimhleadh, IGT Decl. § 49 .

(a) raid, foray, expedition : co tárus D. ann for scemhledh ┐ co ro- marbadh é on a raid, AU ii 76.10 . iar marbhadh leó uí Dh. for sceimhleadh marcsluaigh, FM iii 116.12 . sgeimh[eal]ta sgiobtha . . . do thabhairt fá na tīorthaibh, Eachtra Uill. 2864 . uair nach scemelta (sic leg.) nó sirthi doghnidh C., RC xliii 52 § 52 .

(b) skirmishing party, band of raiders : faicsin sgeimhlidh Í Mhaoil Mhuaidh, Aithd. D. 40.34 . Most freq. in pl.: do léigetar fá na críchaib sin dá lomargain a sceimelta do gach leith `their raiders', Caithr. Thoirdh. 4.30 . iarna fāgbhāil i terce slōigh ┐ sgaoiliudh dia sgemheltaibh da gach leth de, ZCP xiv 250.2 . do ghluaiseadur ríompa . . . ionna sgiomalltoibh . . . tar sruith na mágha, CF Eg. 123 . co rancadur a scemelta co Magh Tured, Ann. Conn. 1398.24 . do leiccset scceimhealta sccaoilte sgannraighthe . . . uatha .i. sgeimhleadh soir . . . ┐ scceimledh ele lá taobh Banna suas, FM v 1470.7 . ro léicc scceimheltta sccaoilte uadha `loose marauding parties', 1730.9 . ro léicceadh sccaoíleadh ┐ sccanradh dá sccemheltachaibh, vi 1962.8 . do léigeadar sceimhiolta go Muaidh `skirmishers', Keat. iii 3578 .

? sceimleóir

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n (sceimle?): airdsgēimhleōir `curious', Eg. Gl. 676 (`skirmisher?', Stokes).

sceing

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x see scing.

sceinm

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Forms: sgeinm, sgenma, sgeanma, sgeanma

[orig. n,n.?]. sgeinm g s. sgenma f., IGT Decl. § 149 . g s. sgeanma, Magauran 2862 . n pl. sgeanma, 1760 . vn. of sceinnid.

(a) act of starting, darting, springing : s.¤ a cruib each what flies from horses' shoes, Laws v 486.13 . a cet-s.¤ fri esbach `their first attack upon an idler' (of cattle), 154.17 Comm . ro chonncatar . . . ac s.¤ fon cuitechta íat, co nár fhaccsat duine inna bethaid díb, Mer. Uil. 200 . aighthe na mbadhbh ag sgenm ┐ ag sgibeachuil, ZCP x 294.2 . gur gabsat scein[m] don Muir Meand | meic Mileadh a tír nErenn, BB 18b14 (= sceinn, Keat. ii 442 ).

(b) act of flying off, becoming detached : ma da cind foceird in tshuist, is aithgin ina cet s.¤ `the first slipping', Laws iii 220.19 Comm . slainti . . . do cet s.¤ na slisen, 226.z Comm . masa carnd ro tuit eisti, i[s] scenmanna da riagail riso `it is to be regulated by the law of "slippings off"' (of a stick falling from a bundle), 176.16 Comm . Cf. 274.y . cloch do sgeinm as an ccloictheach, FM ii 1012.z . Note also: tuc ro n-urchair d'indsaigid na nathrach. Acht chena ni derna acht scenm disi sin merely glanced off it, TTebe 2084 .

(d) act of starting in fear, taking fright; fear, terror : gunna chuireas d'fheidhm ar óigfhear | sgeinm gan sgrúdadh, DDána 111.23 . córa sgeinm . . . | d'orghráin `to shrink with horror', Aithd. D. 73.21 . ar sgeinm damh roba dulta `I should have trembled', Dán Dé xvii 16 . geis do righ . . . | s.¤ re scel an cet- gille, Prolegomena 42 § 4 . ba sgeinm adhbhal aigeanta re h-uaislibh mhuinntire Chuinn sin, ML 62.15 . do rug sí eitim is sgeinnim i n-éinfheacht, E. O'Rahilly xxvi 110 . Hence with scáth: da gasraid gan s.¤ gan scáth, Ir. Texts ii 34 § 23 . ní sgeinm nó sccath . . . ro gabhsat somh, FM v 1646.5 . ro imthighset gan scceinm gan sccath, vi 1882.17 .

1 sceinmnech

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adj o, ā (sceinm) quick, bounding : sceinmneach .i. luath, O'Cl. echrada . . . sceinmnecha, BDD² 453 . itbertsat . . . na bud s.¤ in turus `speedy', RC xxi 154.12 . gur ob scítha, sceinmnecha maithi na miled `excited' (frightened?), MR 192.8 . In cheville: ni scél scenmnech `no babbling tale', Arch. Hib. ii 59 § 14 . ní scél sgei[n]mneach, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 16.30 .

2 sceinmnech

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n [ā,f.] (sceinm): go ro memaid do graigib Gaedel [for] sc(r)éoin ┐ sceinmnig in terror and fright, TBC 3824 . co mbátar amail tinniu . . . i tenid cerdda for fichud ┐ for scenmnig bubbling (?), LL 166a1 = ar fhiched, ar fhogarbad `a-bubbling and a-seething', Met. Dinds. iv 220.10 .