saíthiud

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n [u, m.] (saíthid) Legal act of overreaching, cheating, the excess payment extracted in an overtly unequal bargain; obvious over-payment ( Contract Law 44-46 ); freq. glossed by diupart in Laws Comm. and synonymous therewith, see Thurn., ZCP xv 316 , 367 . Stud. in E. Ir. Law 27 . a serbad .i. a ngait; a s.¤ .i. sermonibus, O'Dav. 1154 , O'D. 2228 ( Nero A vii, 153a ) i. e. cheating by words (i.e. in contracts)? ar is cach sochonn rofitir a saithiudh ┐ adeir Bretha (sic leg.): ní bi slan nach saithiudh .i. nach brégad, O'Dav. 1412 . cach socho[i]nn a s.¤ , Rawl. 113a15 = ZCP xv 316 § 9 . ar gach sochonn rofheiter a saeithiudh .i. a bregadh every intelligent man knows (when) he is cheated, O'Curry 1081 ( H 3.18, 443a ), cf. Laws i 52.20 Comm . acht rofeastar gach sochond a s.¤ .i. . . . acht co finnadh gach deaghchodhnach in ni a[s] saeth lais berar uadh a diubairt, O'Curry 1903 ( 23 P 3, 23b ). dia fiastar cach a s.¤ `if everyone knows his due' (? the deceit practised on him), Laws iii 12.13 . cor foceird baeth fri gaeth ara findtar a saithed, 6.19 .i. . . . berair uad a diubairt, 22 Comm . ? saer cach saithiu[d], 8.14 . ni astaither s.¤ na docur na sochur foraib, 10.19 . cach cor cen s.¤ (sic leg.), ii 362.6 .i. cen breccad, 12 Comm . ? Cf. cor . . . da sochond co sainnti saithiugadh .i. iarna suidhiughadh do reir a shainnti, O'Curry 2407 ( Eg. 88, 32a ).