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 .

sceinned

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Late vn. of sceinnid (see sceinm): do bhí amhail do biadh ag scinneadh amach `as though it budded' (a vine), Gen. xl 10 . dféuchúin an raibh . . . na pomgranait ag sceinneadh amach, Cant. vi 11 . Note also: mna ro bátar oc scindiudh salainn don chluc scraping (?), FM ii 786 note (see 1 sceirtid).

sceinnid

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Forms: sceindid, sescaind, sceinm, sceinned

v i. O.Ir. sceindid with redupl. pret. sescaind. Later with s-pret. Vn. sceinm, sceinned.

(a) springs, starts, darts : rosescaind blog dind ailig fo sūil Nēde, Corm. Y 698 ( Anecd. iv 60.5 ). srethis liic telma . . . fair co nsescaind ina c[h]end so that it entered his head, TBC² 1407 . coro sceindset na fóit a cruib na n-ech so that the sods flew from the hooves of the horses, LU 10465 . da scind deaman dobertach | trēsin teine gan loiscthi, ZCP v 23 § 22 . sgeinnid eoin ar innmeraibh, KMMisc. 313.27 . sceindis in bleidhmil fon muir fochettoir, BNnÉ 61 § 83 . sceinnig in mil co hobunn fria hanail, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hdschr. i 43.20 . sceindidh ind ainim uadh, RC xxvi 366.7 . sceinnis a chridi . . . a miduactur a chléib, CRR 8 (12.17) . sgendid fochetoir in soighid asin crecht, Aen. 3030 . no sceinnedh-lingedh in claidem ina coilgdírgi cetna doridisi (i.e. after being bent), CCath. 5251 (leg. no s.¤ ┐ no lingedh?). rosceind crithel . . . do teinid na hidbarta, TTebe 4358 . co ro sceinn drithle ó a mhaisde isin bpúdar, FM vi 2072.20 . do sgeind luch a cind C. fo choim T., ii 906.3 . mar sgeana sginneas im chliabh, TSh. 2143 (verse). ro sceinn an t-ech diomsach dar a hais shied, TFrag. 224.1 . sginnfidh do shláinte amach go lúath `shall spring forth', Isa. lviii 8 . gilla scuir nach sceinn `that never shirked his duty', SG 111.20 . Cf. ro scinnset . . . muinnter in Raigellaig fairsium . . . ┐ ro marbsat é attacked him, SG 395.1 .

(b) springs apart, flies off (as a head from the body, etc.): bentai frisin corthe . . . co sescaind cach ball de a lethe, LU 5014 = sceasain, TBC² 525 . co scescain (sic) aidarc dia chēle (of a bull), TBC² 3661 . scendit a thūaga de, 3614 (cf. TBC 6039 and 1 túag). condasesguing a sgiath oda bhili go broin split, RC xiv 256 § 2 . gur sginnedur a suile tara cend amach so that his eyes sprang out of his head, Fier. 130 . scīath rígh M. . . . | nīr sceing re haladh gāi [n]glas, ZCP viii 227 § 5 . coro shescuind a cend co raibi hi mbun ina gablui, RC xiii 30.11 . mas si in indeoin ro sceind ann `slipped (off the block)', Laws iii 188.21 Comm . = do cuaidh as in cip, O'C. 926 ( H. 3.18, 406 ). go rosging a crann as (of a spear), Buile S. 10.24 . gur sgeinn an fiugh de'n tsaghfach the ferule flew off the staff, ITS i 26.z .

(c) spouts, gushes forth (of water, blood, etc.): co sescaind a loim foulae (= fola) tar a beolu, RC xii 100 § 135 . do scinn a fúil as his blood gushed forth, Fier. 47 . do shcinneadar na huisgeadha amhach `gushed', Isa. xlviii 21 . do sging sruth . . . déar uadh, Dhá Sgéal Art. 1189 .

(d) rebounds, glances off (of a spear from a shield, etc.): sginnis in tsleg a n-airdi esti amail dodechad do charruic, Fianaig. 66.12 . co roscend do sgiath A. (of a spear), Aen. 2625 . sginnid na hairm don charraig, Content. xvii 5 . sgeinnidh colg sleighe dá sliocht (of a castle), DDána 119.11 . ro sgin- nedar a n-airm dhe | amhail ba coirrthi cloiche, Duan. Finn i 40.35 .

(e) departs, vanishes, comes to an end: dar sging gach maithes on múr `all good vanished', Fen. 238.8 . ro sceind da ttrian einigh . . . o laochaibh na hErenn le cloistecht an sceoilsin `fled', Cog. 204.y . Cf. do sgeinn mé as got fhaisgin `I fainted', Magauran 446 .

Appar. confused with 1 sceirtid (q.v.) in: ge do né tu do ding dang as dít scenter an salann (to a bell), FM ii 786.5 .

? scéirdigthe

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n (cf. 1 sceirtid): na hiomnadha úrárda . . . na sguth-bhumnídhibh sgéirdighthe sgoith-theasgaighthe `the . . . oaks . . . in tight lightly-cut rows', CRR² 29 (86.11) .

sceirmis

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n (Eng. loan-word) skirmish : am blar no an sgeirmis, Rel. Celt. ii 186.26 .