sechem

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ā, f. vn. of seichithir. act of following .

(a) freq. in fig. sense of imitating, following (a course of action, a teaching, a method, etc.): im sechim a gníme et im gabáil desimrechte de, Wb. 26d17 . ind leire doratsam fri sechim gníme adim hi pecdib taibrem fri sechim gníme crist in iustitia , 13d15 . cen a sechim gl. (uestigia) relinquere, Sg. 30a20 . do sechim inna ndegnímae ┐ do imgabail inna ndroch-gnimae, Ml. 128d9 . ardotchuibdig fri s.¤ na mbriathar sin, LU 3506 ( SCC 26 ). is ed . . . fodera do Ebraidib sechimm uird alphabeti sui . . ., Lib. Hymn. 65 B 49 . imnochta do sechim dogrēss ar Crīst, ZCP iii 28.z . imon tesmailt is cóir dó do s.¤ ┐ do inntshamail, PH 3981 . oc sechim forcetail . . . Ísu Crist, 2377 . ar seichim Gregda . . . ┐ Ebraide following Greek and Hebrew (models), Auraic. 3417 . sitheam [.i. leanmain], Lec. Gl. 360 . sitim .i. leanmain, do. M 174 .

(b) act of straying (?): doluidh for sechim co mboe etir scuru Enda, BB 405b44 . In the phr. s.¤ sirite (? = pres. indic. pl. rel. of sirid), applied to cattle which of their own accord wander from the territory of their owner: seichme siriti .i. in t-ellach lenas duine cen chet do, ut est, annsom tighradus ┐ rl. sechme siriti ala crich, .i. na sirthoraigh bid ag siredh aiti no aide tar in crich no as in crich, O'Dav. 1407 . imacraidh tainic immach i ndeghaidh na hathghabala, ┐ a riaghail re sechim siridi gu rochet amach, O'D. 2444 ( Rawl. B 506, fo. 60a ). in imurcruidh tainic i ndeguidh na hathgabhála . . . is a mbeth amuil in sechium sirite, Laws ii 72.y Comm .

? To this: cath . . . for slūago Muman is mó sechme (`with greatest outcome'), Arch. Hib. ii 59 § 5 ( LL 182b19 ). fri s.¤ (recte sechim) slúag, Metr. Dinds. iii 256.3 .