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scothmar adj(1 or 2 scoth). Of the eye: dearc shuilbhir sgoth-
mhur sgiamhach beautiful (?), sharp (?), L. Cl. A. Buidhe
216.37 .

scothshemair n(1 scoth+semair) flowering clover : soifid mōna
5hi scothshemmair, RC xxvi 48 § 260 . nofuilgitis (sic leg. with
v.l.) a s. ¤ they used to hide its clover flowers, Met. Dinds. iii
236.16 . tarrdudh uire for leaccaibh lomma gomdar maighe fo
sgothsheamoir, BB 27a37 = combtar maigi fo scothaib, LL
6b19 . robanad imi mar scoith-[sh]eamair, TTebe 3365 .

10 scothshemrach adj o, ā (scothshemair) epithet of plains (mag)
covered with (flowering) clover: otconnairc . . . in mag n-alaind
s. ¤ `shamrock-flowering', Thr. Hom. 114.16 . in magh aluinn
scoithshemrach, Lism. L. 977 . mór magh sgoithsheamrach
sgiamhdha, Misc. Celt. Soc. 354.1 . ba scoithsheamrach gach
15magh, FM i 52.1 . co ndentais muige sciamda scothsemracha,
Ériu viii 8.15 . go ffaith[ch]i . . . sgoth-shemraigh, Fl. Earls
108.z .

scrabad n act of gnawing, consuming (?): a ghroidhechorp sin fá
lic is daoil dá scrabhadh, E. O'Rahilly xvii 15 .

20 scrabannach adj rough, coarse (?): da faicter an ben ┐ si feitheach,
lom, sgrabannach, mar do bedh ar scris a lethair o gaeith
atuaidh, Ir. Texts v 50.y .

? scraiph n(cf. sraib): gilithir fírinni ic flaith | scraiph sceas
tonn ` foam (?)', Ériu ix 47 § 15 (scraibh, scráibh, v.ll.).

25 scraiste n idler, lazy person: is críonna an s. ¤ iona bharamhuil
féin `sluggard', Prov. xxvi 16 . scráiste, Eg. Gl. 554 .

scraith n(cf. sraith) sod, covering of sods : scratha fót `layers of
sods
', CCath. 1882 . Of a grave: gan tuamba, gan sgraith,
Munster Poets ii 152.20 . ? In pl. name of a fundamental
30 defect (galar bunaidh) in iron: is iat na galair buna .i. . . .
sgrathe ┐ ginfaobhar do iaronn, O'C. 1103 ( H. 3.18, 447b ) =
sgrathaighi, O'Don. 803 ( H. 3.17, 576 ). Of persons: iomdha
s. ¤ riabhach glas-ríghin `crone', Tribes of Irel. 80.1 .

scras xsee under scrasaid.

35 scrasaid vBy-form of scrisaid (infl. of O.Fr. escraser? See
Stokes, Gloss. to Fier. s.v.): in uair do sgrasatar na pagánaig
in Spaín uile ` destroyed', Fier. 258 (gur scrisadur, v.l.). Vn.
cristaide . . . nach anann acht agar sgrasne, 87 (scrisne, v.l.).

scrathaige xsee under scraith.

40 scrathánach n(scraith?) lazy person : sgrathánaig Eireann
aorfad ` idlers ', Tribes of Irel. 56.4 .

screc n ā,f. = crec: dotheigheadh go minic don sgreig-sgeilg,
BNnÉ 156 § 5 , v.l. o bharr an ghleanna go mullach na sccreige
(n. loc.), O'C. 1144 ( H. 3.18, 455 ). See screccán.

45 screccán n o,m. (screc) little rock . As n. loc.: Cairpre an sccrec-
cain, FM iii 528.10 = C. in screcan, ALC i 602.7 .

scréch n ā,f. a cry, shout, scream : lasin screich í sin, IT i 67.8
(scréich, LL 259b19 ). sgrech aduathmur mishnimach `a fear-
ful cry of distress
', ZCP vi 64.17 . do léig a trí sgrécha comóra
50ósa chinn, Comp. Con C. 113.15 . Note also: do sgartainn-se
scréacht go sgléipeach sgannalach, E. O'Rahilly (1900) li 16 .
See gréch.

scréchach n[ā,f.] (scréch) crying, screaming, screeching : gul ┐
scrécach ┐ éimhe ┐ osnumach, RC xxviii 312 § 10 . go sgred-
55ghail ┐ go sgréchaig (sic leg.) adhuathmair, Misc. Hag. Hib.
42.17 . As vn. of scréchaid: badb . . . ic screchaid ar luamain
os a cennaib, Cog. 174.8 . iad-san . . . a' sgrechaidh gacha
taeibhi de, Smaointe B. Chr. 2673 . See gréchach.

scréchaid v(scréch) cries, screams, screeches : no sgrechat
60na geniti dó, LU 8876 ( FB 67 ). do sgread ┐ do sgreach
go garg, Eochairsg. 90.25 . ro sgréchadar na manaigh aga clos
sin, Études Celt. i 86.z . rosgrech ┐ rosgairt in leoghan co lanmór,
ZCP vi 61.y . Of entreaty, prayer: dia roibe Bibus isin prisun-
sin . . . rosgrech se ar Dia called on God, ZCP vi 286.13 .
65 sgrechait a lobrain fair fein, BNnÉ 182.1 .
Vn. scréchach.
See gréchaid.

scréchda n(scréch) screaming, screeching : golfartach sgrechda,
BNnÉ 99 § 10 , v.l. (grechda, text, as required by alliteration).

70 screm n[ā,f.] surface, skin, film (?) (see Dinn. ): tug an mhúidsein,
meisdi leam, | Gleann Fleisgi gan drúichdsgreimh ndionn
covering of dew (?), IGT Introd. § 28 (10.25) . Compd.: la
ceithri scribline scremloiscthi do choirci `nasty burnt little
scruples of oats
' (with burnt skin?), Hib. Min. 66 § 9 .

75 scremda ind(screm?): an sruit[h] ruglan in conair | dīa domnaig
badid n-aithreg, | nī tāinic an cuid nemdho | ba ros. ¤ ind
aithbiur very terrible was the reproach (?), ZCP iii 228.20 .

scremgal ind(screm?): dus da ttáir sinde screamhghal teaglaig
na cuidiochda, ZCP x 285.34 .

80 screóin xsee scén.

screplach n(screpull) coll. scruples : cēin bet oc ōgbāil mo
screplaigi frim-sa `as long as they levy my groats for me', Cáin
Ad. 19 . ? laith .i. medh screiplaig, O'C. 772 ( H. 3.18, 363 ).

screptra xsee scriptuir.

85 screpul(l), scripul(l) n o,m. (Lat. scripulus, see Ped. i 211 )
sgriball, sgreball, IGT Decl. § 17 (71.18) . a scruple : screpul
quasi scripul, ab eo quod est scripulus , Corm. Y 1150 . ? dee
.i. screbal, O'Mulc. 336 . ? scrupul .i. cloch fil a muir ruaidh
.i. comthrom screpaill, conadh uaithi aderar, O'C. 1466 ( H.
3.18, 651 ).
5(a) in Laws a unit of value, ⅟24 of an ounce or milch cow and
equal to 3 pinginn. See Thurn., ZCP xiv 342 , xv 254 . uair .ui.
grainni .x. ┐ .u. ced ┐ .lx. comtrom uingi. Uair cethra graindi
fiched cruithnechta comtrom in screpaill airgid 576 grains
make an ounce . . . 24 grains of wheat make a scruple of silver
,
10 Laws v 18.8 Comm . ó she lethpendingib gabar inotacht in
tomhais; na sé lethpendinge is trí lán pendinge, na trí lan
pendinge is screpall, ┐ is amhluidh so ro soich in tricha scripall
on aig the three full pinginn make a s., O'Don. 903 ( H. 3.17,
645 ). ro suidiged a fochraicside for seot (sic leg.) deich screbul
15 a sét of the value of ten scripuli, Laws iv 212.x . ro suidiged for
seot (sic leg.) .ui. scripall (sic leg.) a fuillem, v 378.5 . colpach
ocht scribull (sic leg.) acht cethoro pingeinne a heifer of eight
s. less four pence
, 172.2 Comm . molt . . . .i. s. ¤ a fiu, ii 226.11 ,
see ZCP xiv 342 . in screpall (sic leg.) .i. log fir fognama ┐
20meich, i 212.16 Comm . doní saorus in breithemh . . . don
screpall deolaidh, O'Don. 559 ( H. 3.17, 439 ). naidm fri tri
certle is fiu screpull, O'Dav. 617 (cf. Ériu xiii 43.19 ). scripul
i turorguin uire iar trib druchtaibh, 677 . For s. ¤ in-
dracuis see indracus. In non-legal documents: sē scripuil
25for unga an ounce and six scruples (a fine), Cáin Ad. 44 . inna
da sill is da scripul co leth, RC viii 368.3 . co rirfe in fer uallach
a enech ┐ a anmain ar lóg ōenscripuil, xxvi 44.5 . gach
teine . . . do bhíodh screaball nó trí pinginne ag rígh Múmhan
do chíos uirre, Keat. ii 3819 . Note also: cuitbide . . . .i. ní ferr
30lethscripul `not better than half a scruple' (i.e. valueless) gl.
fribolus, Sg. 49b10 .
(b) the s. ¤ óir probably represented a different value (not
found in Laws): nī rogaib A. acht . . . screpald óir cecha
bantōsigi, Cáin Ad. 24 . screbal óir gach fhir, Acall. 1432 . a
35chís rigda . . . .i. screpall óir . . . .i. cethraimthi uinge óir
a scruple of gold, i.e. ¼ of an ounce, LB 132b3 . achtmad oen-
screpul óir no argit, LL 304a11 ( RC xiii 86.12 , SG 379.20 ,
Lism. L. 307.27 ).
(c) in general sense of fee, contribution, tribute, cess (freq. of
40the sum paid to a cleric for the exercise of his office, etc.):
roddet o manchaib na túath | . . . | in screpol issin cendfhathe
the s. ¤ and (`in', Ed.) the bequest (?), Ériu viii 68.24 (see cen-
naithe
). screpul doberar do gilli no óclig `a groat' (as a reward),
Mon. Tall. 143.8 (den scribul, 12 ). screpul fóss is cūairt is cāin
45| duit, a C[h]olmāin, BColm. 48.30 . da n-ícat mo screpul-sa
(said by Moling), Anecd. ii 34 § 2 . Mael-Isu, comarba Patraic,
for cuairt Muman . . . co tuc a lanchuairt, eter screpal ┐
edpurta `both cess and donations', AU ii 20.2 , cf. 76.12 ff .
tucsad screball cumaili cacha tuaithi do cacha bliadna .i. tri
50ba ┐ timthacht cach rig dogebad rigi da cloind they gave him
(St. Cormac) a s. ¤ of the value of a cumal for every túath, Ir. Texts
iii 4 § 10 (= BB 234a25 ). sgreball caethrech a tribute of sheep,
Hy Maine 80.6 . With qualifying gen.: do orduigh screaball
baithis Pádraig ar gach neach da ngabhadh baisteadh san
55Mhumhain .i. trí pinginne Patrick's baptismal fee, Keat. iii 377 .
Cf. doberar screaball dó ara bhaisded .i. sect pinginne oir,
Lism. L. 2832 . dorat Ciarán a clog do Caeimgen i comurtha
a n-oentad ┐ i screpul a chomnae as his communion-fee, 4470 .
an sgreaball ongtha fee for unction, Hy Maine 80.1 . doberatt
60bale . . . dō ina screpul soscēlae `gospel-tax', BColm. 42.13 .
screpall soiscéla, a airdrí Muman . . . Cá screpall sin, a chleirig?
. . . Crich ┐ ferann don chleirech, ar Beineoin, Acall. 5393
(`gospel-penny', Gloss.). doratt . . . na hImlecha i screpall a
thodhuisci do Dia ┐ do Chiarán as a fee for his restoration to
65life
, RC xxvi 370.27 = Arch. iii 226.2 . ? Cf. screpall ar feoil |
eoinmhet ar eoch mall (screpul ar feoil naige, v.l.), IT iii 84.11 .
(d) as a unit of weight: nī fuirecht cid óen screpul ba mo
tríun arailiu `that one third was greater than another by a single
scruple
' (of a piece of silver broken into three pieces), Hy. v 80
70( Thes. ii 346 ). ro cuiredh a chorp a comrair fo iadhadh, ┐
tucait secht scribhaill de ór fora ucht, RC xlvi 248.30 . See
scrubul.
(e) piece, morsel : screapall beg don chiaraigh `a little piece
of the wax
', Fl. Earls 34.17 . ro tescadh screpal beac dieroile
75chloich ndīp, 164.28 . Cf. scrupul.