sochar

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Forms: sochair, sochair, sochra

n o, m. (2 so+1 cor) later also n s. sochair, RC xxix 136.12 . a d s. sochair, Irish Texts iv 79 § 49 . g s. sochra, ZCP vi 270 § 2 .

(a) Legal a good or valid contract (an important legal term, see Thurn., Féil. Mhic Néill p. 158 ): cis lir chuir dochuinsin? a do; s.¤ ┐ docor. cis lir in socor? . . . a tri: cor itir da lan, itir da saer, itir da sochond nad fuasnaither (leg.- aiter) cuir `how many things is the good contract? . . . Three. It is a contract between (i.e. concerning) two full (i.e. not defective) objects, between two free persons, between two sensible persons whose contracts are not disturbed', loc. cit. (= Laws iii 4 ). fuidre flatha, daermanaig eclaise . . . ni astaither saithiud na docur na sochur foraib cen a fir codnachu oc forngaire a cor, Laws iii 10.19 . imfuich mac gor cach ndochur im a athair, ni [i]mfuich cach sochur, 56.21 . fofuaslaice flaith ┐ fine ┐ eaclas cach s.¤ ┐ cach n[d]ochar focerdtar (sic leg.) for a meamra, iv 54.4 . cach cunnrad cen dichell, soc[h]ur soc[h]ubus iarna coir coitechta, Stud. in E. Ir. Law 19.8 (= Laws ii 358.z ). ar fo-fuasluice cechtar da lina dochur araili; ni fuaslaici a sochuru, 27.4 (= Laws ii 362.7 ). taithmech di nadmaim socoraib dichoraib, ZCP xii 362.10 .

(b) privileges, rights, dues, revenues (of a chief, etc.): s.¤ maiseach mór Chaisil `the goodly income of great Caiseal', Leb. Cert. 68.1 ( BB 271a10 ). sochur Arda Brecan ó rig Erend . . . conid soer . . . ind eclas cona crích the dues from Ard B. (were remitted) by the king of Ireland so that the church and its territory is free (from impost), Misc. Arch. Soc. 142.1 . incipit do dúanaib sochair clainni Ceallaig here begin the poems on the privileges of the O'Kellys, ZCP viii 225.26 . ag so cuid eile dona sochraibh fuaradar coimhéirghe rempa ar fheroibh Éirionn i n-aonach . . . trian édála i gcuantoibh long dhoibh, L. Cl. A. B. 50.25 . do fuair Maghnus . . . gach s.¤ ón mbeag go mór, Maguires of F. 97 . Mac Diarmada . . . colamhan cosanta cirt ┐ córa clainni Mhaolruanaidh do reir a sochair ┐ a senleabar, ALC ii 398.18 . Iarla Deasmumhan . . . do thairbert don Presidens . . . ar sh.¤ dúthaighe do fein, AFM vi 2170.z . gé thug d'Ó Chonchobhair ceannas | tar ceann sochair `though (the younger) yielded the kingly power to Ó C. in return for advantages', Aithd. D. 31.5 . lebar sochair book of profits, dues, rent-roll : leabhar sochair flatha o bhFiachrach, Hy Fiach. 92.y . Of the emoluments of a poet: manip samlaid sainighiss | a sochru ni dligh, ZCP iv 238.11 . Of profits, emoluments in general: a sh.¤ éisg ┐ inbhir ┐ coiceid cum omnibus supradictis emolumentis Piscariorum, Hy Fiach. 459.7 . gumadh eigen s.¤ an c[h]uain do roind a ndó . . . etir fhín ┐ édach, ML² 1020 . níor fhágaibh ag Niúl . . . acht s.¤ na healadhan, Keat. ii 170 . Of the profitable thing itself, goods, etc.: gach feur ┐ gach geamhar ┐ gach s.¤ eile dá raibh air (i.e. on the land), Eochairsg. 102.36 . ticc mōrān do sh.¤ na cathrach ┐ an tire ar in ruibēr sin `supplies', Fl. Earls 96.7 .

(c) profit, advantage, benefit (in abstract sense): ní huatha[ib] tṡailim s.¤ `not from them do I expect profit', Fél. 44.21 . ní rubatar riam firu ara ndochur ┐ ní ros-anachtatar riam ara sochur, BDD² 696 . dogníu dochur gach tríuin, dogníu sochur cech lobair, Comp. CC 8.4 . talsat a céill di ṡáire ┐ di ṡochor `they lost all hope of freedom and prosperity', LL 226a47 ( TTr. 676 ). táit ass dia tir ar cind sídha ┐ sochair `for peace and comfort', RC xvii 342.1 (Tig.). robe sin in Samson . . . im s.¤ ┐ im sairi a atarda . . . re ré fen, Cog. 186.31 . is leis gach máthair sochair a hinghine, RC xxix 136.12 . do fhiafraigh . . . de cá s.¤ do bhiadh dó féin braighde d'fhághail dó-san ó Dhál gCais, Ériu i 92 § 44 . adubhradar . . . riú nachar sh.¤ dóibh féin teacht . . . dá bhfurtacht ní budh mhó, Keat. ii 6084 . gan é n-a sh.¤ dá shíol | crochadh an ríogh is sé slán, DDána 3.24 . dá sh.¤ do gheibhthear as an Aifrionn, Eochairsg. 51.5 . As quasi-vn. comarba Patraic do dhul co tech righ Saxan do sochur ceall Erenn, AU ii 248.3 (= do chuinghidh sochair cheall . . . Erenn, AFM iii 148.12 ; do tsochrad ceall Erenn, ALC i 236.7 ). Attrib. gs. beneficial, advantageous, profitable : an gnim sochair sin, Acall. 1768 . d'ar síl bá séd sochair seo, KMMisc. 320.2 . do-nith . . . nethe sochair ar ar son-ne utilia, Smaointe B. Chr. 4121 . tres gein sochuir hErenn, Fianaig. 86.13 . a chend sochair slúaig Ulad, MU² 58 . Brian mac Cenneidig . . . fer sochair soim, ZCP viii 120.2 . téid i s.¤ do profits : iomlaoid . . . dochuaidh a s.¤ dhamhsa `an exchange which has turned out profitable to me', Studies 1918, 616 § 1 . a bheith i ndún Dé athar | dúnn go rachadh sé i s.¤ , PBocht 12.31 . ní h-ionann s.¤ ina dtéid an t-Aifrionn do gach aon duine, Eochairsg. 51.12 . gach ní dá gcuirfeam san trácht so do dhul . . . i s.¤ ┐ i soileas dona Críostaighthibh, TSh. 36 .