1 seiche, seithe

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Forms: seiche, seithe, seichedh

n t, f. seiche (seithi, v.l.), IGT Decl. § 7 . seithe, § 160 .

(a) the hide of an animal : croicend . . . gaimen. . . . Ainm coitc[h]end dōib siche, Corm. Y 242 . ōn nōi ōenṡeiched (i.e. a boat covered with one hide only), 229 . s.¤ gl. corium, Ir. Gl. 732 . codul .i. s.¤, ut est i curchán cen chodail .i. gin lethur uime .i. gin tṡeichid, O'Dav. 442 (gloss on Fél. Dec. 8 ). luid for muir hi curuch oenṡeichi, Trip.² 2633 . a dondúathróic . . . do formna cethri ndamseched ndartada, LU 6423 . in tseche i n-ecrus atcondarc fil iarna chúl. is í truaill a claidib insin, 7224 (BDD). in sechi cusan argad the sack with the silver, SCano 106 . seichida ┐ iarand ┐ saland (in a cargo), Laws iii 426.23 Comm . bo-s.¤ i coirtgead da ban-asa, ┐ dam-s.¤ i coirt-geadh da fer-asa `a cow-hide for (stripping off it) the barking of a pair of woman's shoes', iv 148.19-20 Comm . seche cech lis a Midhe a hide from every fort in Meath (a special contribution), CS 244.15 . seicheadha na dtarbh, Keat. ii 5449 . do loisc an feóil ┐ an tṡeithe, Levit. ix 11 . clann Chathail na seitheach, 23 E 26, 263.y . gen. used attributively, leathern : cochall seichedh , Irish Texts ii 33 § 18 .

Used to place food upon: dona hublaib bátar forsna sechedaib, MacCongl. 47.11 . snédis C. in sechid cona húblaib dō, 51.23 . ba hass for sechid, 73.19 (of something profitless). nibdar caera ar seichi, Ériu vii 242.6 . Cf. ba cǣra for gaimen, MacCongl. 73.19 .

As part of the gear connected with the drying and winnowing of corn and with fishing: aithgin na atha cona comhobair .i. scuab, s.¤ ┐ susta, Laws iii 264.14 Comm . na susta ┐ in tseichi, Ériu v 34.15 . loscad in chléib ┐ na seched ┐ na timthach (penalty for fishing on Sunday), ii 208 § 29 .

a ṡechi corcra! a chac ar maslaidh (terms of contempt), IT iii 88 § 106 . robdar saera robdur sruithi | nibdar caera ar seichi (? i.e. they were not insignificant), Ériu vii 242.8 .

(b) the human skin : is lais ībait fiäich fuil | for seichib ic Derclūachair, ZCP xii 234 § 47 (Baile in Scáil). is cirbbide m'fheoil da seche (sic MS.) issí om, PRIA xix 542 § 9 ( LL 146b17 ). sáithid slegha i slesaib | slaitidh seichidh curadh, Caithr. Thoirdh. 112.21 .

inge seiche tightness of the skin: hi cudbud .i. nomen doloris .i. ingiu (glossed: nó iṅg, M) sechi, LU 1139 (ACC Comm.). nech praindes co fúiri galar ndó no conadgeib inggi a sechi `till his skin gets tight', Ériu vii 148 § 10 .