Seiria

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pn (Lat. Sēres (n.pl.) Ériu xxxviii 73 ) China : Seiri ┐ Seiria, . . . .i. itir inn India ┐ in Scithia, ZCP iv 236 n. 1 and 3 .

? seirib

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ind cosnaid s.¤ | sloig Sētnai Sithbaicc, Ält. Ir. Dicht. 39 § 7 .

Seiricda

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adj io, iā (Lat. Sēricus) Chinese : na Seiricda, ZCP iv 236 n. 16 . Cf. Seiria.

seirig

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adj i firm, resolute, powerful (?), freq. in chevilles, usually qualifying sét: seiric .i. laidir, O'Cl. serig .i. segmar, Lec. Gl. 396 . o thus domain . . . | i fos is set s.¤ sin | co clos ēc deig-mic Domnaill `happy', AU i 276.22 (A.D. 796) . serig set sretoibh sorann | ria Conall ┐ Eogan, CS 62.5 . Samson slan, serig, SR 5356 . dodeochaid Sául . . . | coroslig seirgib selggaib, | díglaib demnib drumdergaib, 5655 . dosrat fri sním serig sel, 5797 . bidhim soinmech, séd seirigh, SG 29.z . siol seirigh, Leb. Gab. 156.6 (an siol seirigh nó laittir, n. 4 ). serig dúis (of the body of a king carried to battle before his army), Met. Dinds. ii 36.22 . athiget a n-armu deimni | co mbat seirgi (seirge, MS.) fri cach rēim, Ériu vi 121 § 2 . fer serbh serigh, sraigleōir iffirn, ZCP viii 196 § 24 . lucht serigh gach tuaichle thall | drong sin Thuathe de Danann, MS. Mat. 580.14 . sluag serig (sericc, v.l.) seitrech subhach, CCath. 5365 . corrc[h]athbharr círach crúandathach serigh (sericch, v.l.) sronach sogabaltae, 5262 .

seiríne

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n n pl. (Eng. cherry) cherries : āirneada ┐ fīgeadha ┐ seirīne ┐ a cusmaile, RSláinte 3869 . seirīni millsi, 1757 . na caera ┐ adbur na seirīneadh reamur dā ngairthear calmones, 5075 . smēra drisi ┐ seirīne aipchi, 5088 . See sirín.

seirinn

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Forms: serind

ind serind, Auraic. 806 (`primrose' Gloss.). See Hog. Luibhl. s.v. seimhirín.

? seirnech

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n (cf. sernaid) spreading (?): fo bratach senrech (v.ll. sernech, senrach) sroiglech, Corm. Y 496 .

seirrcenn, seirrgenn

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n o,m. (1 serr+cenn, Marstrander, RC xxxiv 231 ) the name of a type of small sailing (?) boat: na longa ar a mbi imrum .i. na longa fada. baircc .i. for na bi imrum .i. na serrcinn, Laws v 104.4 Comm . (`which are not fitted for voyaging'). [tonna] in mara . . . ic érgi ri srónaib seirrgend ┐ ri cendaib curach, TTr. 1408 . a nóithi degdén- macha . . . ┐ a serrcind sithalli sithardda, 1340 . a fuaratar do ethraib .i. .uíí. fichit serrcend, RC xviii 155.19 (Tig.). lucht oen luingi . . . lucht cethri serrcend déc, Rawl. B 503, fo. 23d . seirrgind ┐ sithbarcca, Acall. 6924 .

seirrḟiach

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n (? 1 (? 2) serr+fiach) the name of some bird of prey: a corp . . . gan onoir cainti nó adnaicti fair . . . fo cossaib con ┐ cuanart ┐ sinnach ┐ serríach, CCath. 3206 . tāinig seirrf[h]iach ibair Cluana Eó ┐ cū ruadh Droma meic Dáir, CCellaig 420 . seirrfhiach [ibair] Cluana Eó . . . | [f]reigēaraig co garb an gleō, | béraid lān a ingen nglas, 452 (tr. `kite', SG ii 59.12 ).

seirsénach

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Forms: seirseanach, seirsenach

n o,m. (AN sergent, Risk 587, 592 ), cf. sarsen. `seirseanach, an archer, a bowman, sagittarius ', O'Don. Suppl. `seirsenach an auxiliary , . . .', O'R. Two exx. support the meaning sagittarius : Mathghamhuin . . . do mharbad le sersénach do muinter Domnaill, ALC i 196.16 = ab aliquo sagitario, RC xlii 294.380 . do luighedar sersenaigh imdha ┐ do cuiredh .u. shaighde annsumh, ALC i 302.12 . But the usual meaning seems to be a mercenary, a hired soldier : do cuiredur tra Gaill creca mora . . . 'ma macaib Ruaidri co sersenchaib diarmithe, Ann. Conn. 1235.11 . Cathal . . . do chur thuaiscert Connacht dá furtacht, ┐ cath sersénach maille friú `a battalion of mer- cenaries', ALC i 190.21 . do fagbad uathad do mhaithib Gall, ┐ seirséanuigh imdha aige, uair nir tairisi leis Connachtuigh, 284.4 . do chuir Aod . . . Félim, a brathair, ┐ maithe da muinnter co (sic leg.) Gaill-sheirsénchaib, ar creich Eogain I Eidhin, ib. 25 . a sersenaigh do sgoeiled fo Connachtaibh, 226.1 . Tadhg . . . do marbadh . . . do shersenach dochnaith do muinntir a brathar fein, AU ii 342.1 . co rabhadur na mna ag sersenchaib an tslúaig, 224.8 . sersénaigh ┐ ceterna do bhadar ar Finnloch Cera, 330.27 . maigisdreadha na sersénach, 326.25 . do tsersénchaib Connacht, 206.9 .

As a sobriquet: duine airide . . . darb ainm an Sersenach, BCC 140 (140.23) .

seirt

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n (? Lat. sertum) a wreath : sern ondí is sertum .i. is gnáth s.¤ (sertum, v.l.) im chenn neich iar mbreith buadha, O'Dav. 1456 = Fél.² lix 23 .