sessam

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n (vn. of sissidir ZCP xxviii 260 ). Ped. § 824 . o,m.

(a) the act of standing, standing pos- ture : eter foss nō utmailli eter suide nō ṡessam, Thes. ii 300.1 ( Hy. I ). gur eirigh crioth . . . a gcosa an ḟir mhóir risan sírṡesamh, RC xxix 130 § 40 . na tri .l. inda sesam `the three fifties standing', Mon. Tall. 129.13 . ro bátár in tslúaig inna seseom ┐ a scéith fora cennaib, LU 5888 (TBC, H). a' t-conn- catar in ríg 'na sh.¤ , MU² 231 . ┐ se i n-a shessom for lár in rig-thige, PH 623 . roeirigh ina shesum ar lar in prisun, ZCP vi 287.10 . stop, standstill : sercc as sesamh ar gach nech, | iomat dál ┐ drochbhreth decline and standstill on everything, Irish Texts iv 87 § 2 .

(b) the act of standing by, defending; standing fast : ag sesamh a hucht a bprionnsa, FM vi 2076.z . ag seasamh a ndúthcha `defending their country', Rel. Celt. ii 206.32 . ag seasamh a posda fein, 198.13 . nach rachdaois do sheasamh an mhíghnío- mha `they would not go to defend the evil deed', Keat. iii 4998 . mó dhlighfinn mh'fhiacha do dhíol | seasamh córa d'fhuil mo ríogh, Content. vi 273 . leithsgéul sonn re sesamh t'fhiach | a ghaoil curadh chlann Iliach, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 163.45 . deal- bhaid mar ṡeasamh dá spairnn | caoire ris nach gabhdaois airm `resource', Content. v 176 . crann seasuimh síthe, 23 G 24, 394.17 . ag sesamh a chiort fein air fa Iarrlacht Rois defending his own right against him in the matter of the Earldom of Ross, Rel. Celt. ii 160.31 . an tiomchel a bferann féin ga s.¤ ar namhuid, 202.36 .

(c) making a stand, resisting, holding out; resistance : an tan do mhothaigh Eoghan mac Néill . . . sesamh sírdhéinmhach chlann na gColla ina chertaghaidh, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 10.1 . déana . . . seasamh ro-láidir a n-aghoidh antola do cholna, Desid. 4814 . riú bhaineas bríogh ar seasaimh | is iad airm ar n-imreasain `on them rests my confidence', Content. xviii 31 . gan seasamh ar sheanchas chlaon, xvi 65 . do ghéabhthair sonn seasamh rut | i gceardaibh fis na bhfealmac `you shall here find resistance', xxii 22 . ro an ina certsesam fris `he opposed him firmly', St. Ercuil 350 . s.¤ . . . i n- standing upon, supporting : seasamh i n-aighneas éagcáir making a stand in an unjust cause, Content. x 11 . s.¤ maith perseverance : guidh Dia . . . fá sheasamh mhaith do thabhairt duit, Desid. 4769 .

See sesta.

sessan

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ind nit findtais ciaso mor s.¤ dodráidhet in bo duine . . ., Anecd. i 67 § 152 (sesan nodradett, v.l.) ? = sestán, q.v.

sessar

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x see sesra.

sessbéimm

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n (sess+béimm) an oarstroke, the distance of an oar- stroke : co cuala C. fogur ┐ sesbéimm inna lungae, Trip.² 968 . [corbensom] na sesbēmend | dar muncind in murtráchta, Aisl. MC 37.2 . tondguir na seisbeimaend, TTr.² 901 . la mét ind imrama ┐ na sesbemend nó-bentáis na mílid forsna rama icond imram, 870 . cethri slessa aicce i mboí [dá] sesbeim in churaig fri cech slis co mbátár ocht sesbéimend don churuch a timchell uli, LU 1924 .

sessbéimnech

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n (sessbéim) oarstrokes : sesbeimnech na sess risna slessaib, TTr. 1416 .

sessed?

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n ni fhuil dia bhás frith na fledh | ní bhia sídh ní bhia sessedh `there will not be armistice', FM ii 902.z .

1 sessmach

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adj o, ā (sessam)

(a) firm, sturdy; steadfast, persevering : co slabraduib sníthi sesmacha senairgit, Fianaig. 86.2 . curaid . . . sesmach, MR 182.3 . in colpa ségaind seasmach `the gallant sturdy shin', Ériu iv 218 § 24 . ag sdúaghadh crann seasmhach seóil, Sc. G. St. iv 62 § 9 . bí seasmhach a róghradh Dé, Irish Texts iv 106.8 . madh áil leat bheith . . . seasmhach ad dheighinntinn persevering, Desid. 677 . gidh bé bhias seas- mhach go deireadh is é sláineothar persevering, Donlevy 486.15 . an aois fheardha nó seasmhach, Corp. Astr. 8.3 . muinighin ar bhetha shiordhuidhe d'iarraidh ┐ dóigh shes- mhach a faghala, Parrth. Anma 119.16 . ciall choitcheann sheasbhach na n-airteagal, Luc. Fid. 181.3 . nach pósadh dlisdionach ná seasmhach `valid', Donlevy 346.13 . go ndearna a chunnradh seasmhach `that he may establish his covenant', Deut. viii 18 . ogam sesmach, Auraic. 6036 . ? To this: sesmach pecta .i. inti fora sesmac a boill pectaca, Ériu xii 24 § 29 . As adv. ro gabhsat co sesmhach . . . oc frestal . . . brathbémenn a mbidhbad, CCath. 1997 . cothuighim go seasmhach go bhfuil purgadóir ann firmly , Desid. 4982 . labhruidh sé go seasmhach, Prov. xxi 28 .

(b) erective, upstanding : adeir Galen co mbí [brig] sesmach a corp an duine, (┐) in trath bis se na sesum, Rosa Ang. 126.4 . íomháigh sheasmach `a standing image', Levit. xxvi 1 . ua salcha sesmacha trillsi an treinfhir . . . ré lansalchar an luaithridh, TTebe 1091 . san treaschath gé theilge a fhuil | is seasmhach meirge Murchaidh, DDána 85.22 . Adv. cor-erig a mong co sesmach sirgarb osa gualaind, TTebe 2392 .

2 sessmach

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ind (sessam): co tugad se sesmhad (sesmach, v.l.) dō a n-aghaidh a nāmhat `that he might give him [power] to stand', ITS xix 50.21 .

sessmaid

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v (sessam)

(a) stands : sesaimh, a ōglaoich, an riom stand still, ZCP xii 382.11 . gussin gcloich . . . for ar shessoimh an Slānaightheōir, Fl. Earls 208.19 . adubhairt . . . seasaimh súas gu díreach ar do chosaibh, Acts xiv 10 .

(b) stands by, supports : a ndubhairt tú seasaimh soin what you have said stand by it, Content. xxiv 24 . gur mhesadar nach sesómhadh na hÉir[ionnaigh] an [b]oile orra féin that the Irish would not hold the town against them, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 25.z . sesbhuim sealbh na láochlaimhe | o bhéd tuaighe da truime, Rel. Celt. ii 297.10 . mór th'fheidhm don Bhrian-sa dÍbh Bloid | tar ceann cháich dá sheasmhadh (? leg. seas- mhadh) duid if he supported your argument, Content. vi 187 .

(c) holds out, perseveres : do sheasmhadur leo seal they held out for a time, Cín Lae Ó Meall. 8.14 . Cf. sessaid.

sessmaigid

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v (sessam) stands : conacca ni in deilb . . . a dochum coro ṡesmaig ina ḟiadnaisi, LB 259b46 .

sest

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n (Lat. sexta) one of the canonical hours of prayer, sext ; s.¤ nomen do medōn lāi, quasi sext, a sexta [h]ora , Corm. Y 1148 .