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2 sét n o,m. Note a p. séuti, Wb. 23d4 . See Thurn. Gramm.
§ 280 (6) . Later n p. seuta, Trip. 128.28 . seda, D iv 2, 78rb40 .
séd (búadha) m. (g s. also séda), IGT Decl. § 62 . Later also f.
60 g s. seóide suarraighe, TSh. 10638 .
I Legal. (a) an object of value, a chattel (used especially of
livestock, the chief medium of exchange in ancient Ireland).
clithar sēt . . . .i. rī[g]-sēt . . . sēt gabla . . . is é as laigheam
and .i. dartait firend ┐ colpac[h] bonend, no colpach firend
65┐ dartaid boinend. Samuisc in sēd tanaisi. Lulgach nō dam
timchill arat[h]air in t[r]ess sēt, Corm. Y 209 . seotu .i. scuithi,
O'C. 2247 ( Eg. 88, fo. 18 ). athgabail set co nimcloi dilsi,
Laws i 246.20 . ma marathar seoit ernes flaith . . . ni obund
flaith a seotu, ii 316.18 (= ZCP xiv 384 § 49 ). athgabail fir
70laisi fuirecar set turoirgni neimid for a indile `the stolen beast
of a "nemed"
' v 260.z , see O'Dav. 1503 . caiti somoíne ṡ. ¤ ind
ḟir sin, Críth Gabl. 253 . cid dia setaib fadesin is dilis don
c[h]etmuintir in c[h]oibche sin, St. in E. Ir. Law 49 § 23 =
Laws ii 382.15 . cóic s. ¤ di neoch rodmbí, di arggut nó umu nó
75ibur, Críth Gabl. 282 . im secht seotu tige airech, Laws i 124.6
.i. sechta seotu airech . . . | . . . | caire, dabach, escra, ian, |
arathain echsrian no delg, 134.9 Comm .
(b) a unit of value (= ½ a milch cow): ocht mba[i] a th[a]ur-
chrecc, it é .x. séoit insin, Críth Gabl. 105 . cuic seoit hi lobud
80cacha hathgabala ro midir Morand; noch fil tri seota cacha
tratha ro follaigther co aurlaind a dithma, Laws i 102.7 .i.
tri ba inlaega ar da m-buaib tre laega, 19 Comm . airigh feada
. . . cuic seoit a ndire cach ae; bo [ina] buinbeím, colpach ína
ngablaib, dairt ina craebaib, iv 146.22 . aen set gabla diri
85fochlaccain, v 58.16 . cuic seoit for neach biathus elodhuch
ar a finnathur, iii 60.1 . iarruid mic righ triuchu set, ii 154.14 .
unga arcait ind ┐ cóic seóit ó suidiu anund (for grinding in
a mill on Sunday), Ériu ii 204 § 23 . do-beir . . . i s. ¤ gives as
compensation : dombert in cathbarr don cruitire i seot á
imdergta, D iv 2, 53rb34 .
5 in s. ¤ foraici uingi `a 'sét' worth an ounce' enters into the
arrangement about a cargo-ship which comes aground on a
person's land. See ZCP xvi 409 : is ann ata set sé screpall
uaithi, no set foraici uingi, in tan tainic fo thomus duine
airithi hi, ocus ní na [f]lesc lama sin fein do rala iat acht a
10ferann duine aile na comocus, Laws iii 426.19 Comm .
s. ¤ gertha, a present given by foster-parents to a foster-child,
varying according to the rank of the fosterling's father, which
binds the fosterling to look after his foster-parents, see St. in
E. Ir. Law p. 10 , 190 . [s]et gerta cach meic, Laws ii 190.13 .
15 lan set gertha no leth set gertha uaithi do iar naois diailtre, ii 348.9 .
mad mana imna no seota gerta no gaire, iii 50.26 .
s. ¤ rodairc a `sét' estimated by sight : in set foraici uingi, no
in set se screpall no in set rodairc, i 202.29 Comm . dlegur do
cach bairc ┐ do cach bleith s. ¤ rodhairc, O'Dav. 273 .
20 s. ¤ turchluide is used of a grant of stock from a lord to his
client, see s.v. turchluide: logh einech cach ain is edh a seota
turcluide, ZCP xiv 342 § 4 . caitiat seoit turchluide caich fo
miad? . . . tri seoit da ogairigh, tri secht cumula do ruirig,
cethri secht cumula do ri ruiriuch, 340 § 2 . maniro-era flaith
25seotu turcluide, is dilus trian na set iar n-ecaibh na flatha don
ceili, maniro-metha fair forsin cele, cenirobiatha eitir, 363 § 23 .
II In more general sense a valuable article of property, a
treasure; in pl. treasures, possessions, wealth: ni ar séuti na
máini robcarsi Tíamthe, Wb. 23d4 . nibu ar chuingid for s. ¤
30`it was not for the sake of asking your treasures', 24d7 . brethae
ho suidiu mór du setaib do Abimelech hi terfochraic marbtha
Dauid, Ml. 52 . int seuit bite hí cách crích, 122a4 . a taidchrec
co sommataid ┐ setaib leu, 123c10 . ba ingnad a lestar, ba dia
[sh]etaib ingantaib ind rig, Irish Texts i 10 § 32 . tucad dóib
35an ba táriu da sétaib, co festais cia díb da m-bad lia séoit ┐
móine ┐ indmassa, TBC 62 . in s. ¤ sainemail sin . . . .i. Dond
Cualnge, 95 . ni messa Conchobar do charait ┐ dano do
thabairt s. ¤ ┐ indile, Sc.M.² 2 . ni-raibi . . . set na biadh na brat
na dergud ann, Thurn. Zu Ir. Hdschr. 42 § 3 . tárgud amra
40isin taig do cholcthechaib ┐ brothrachaib ┐ di sétaib ingantaib,
LU 11045 . roidhbair a séodu ule . . . etir eocho ┐ indile ┐
edach ┐ fidhcill ┐ brandam ┐ bogha ┐ bolgṡaighid ┐ stabuill,
RC xviii 182.7 . ciar ba bocht deroil a seda sa bith frecnairc,
D iv 2, 78rb40 . da madh áil leis seóide (seoid, v.l.) ┐ máoini
45d'fhagbail, Buile Ṡ. § 15 . ní ḟúair sinn acht na séda | uaidh
do chind a coimhéda, IGT Decl. ex. 1475 . cruit ollamhan ḟola
Búrcach | tre bhioth síor budh séad fa chion, TD 25.31 . séad
saorchon, 25.27 . More specifically an ornament, jewel : in s. ¤
arggait .i. in main no set arcait, Thes. ii 346.77 . a cétlá
50fosfuarsa ind ordnaisc . . . rofetar ropu s. ¤ cáeim, TBFr. 330 .
conríccatar a seuít frie .i. iii ungai argait ┐ cann (?) argit ┐
muince iii nungae, Trip. ii 340.18 . aidme altoire, seoit aenaig,
.i. in prim deilge .i. na seoit gnathaither do breith i n-aenach,
129 Comm . is é sin ionadh as mó a fríth dór ┐ dairccet, ocus
55dfionndruine, ┐ do leccaibh . . . ro tionóiledh co haon ionadh
na seoitt sin, Cog. 114.21 . do chuir mé séud oirdheirc air
hédan ┐ clúasfháinneadha ann do chlúasaibh, Ezek. xvi 12 .
thug an tóglach amach séoid airgid agus séoid óir, Gen. xxiv
53 . in ti no cinnfedh ar aei cloichi licc loghmar dó . . . ┐ colg
60déd don tí no cinnfedh for aighe eoch. ocus do-radadh na
seoid sin uile do Ercuil, St. Ercuil 203 .
Fig. of something precious or beloved: s. ¤ baitsi ┐ comnae, |
aithne, écnairc nosgeba `the jewel of baptism', Ériu iii 98 § 10 .
sealbh an anaim is sé an séad | créad fa raghainn a Dhé dhíod,
65 Dán Dé ix 21 . séad ar n-adhradh druim ar druim (of the
Eucharist), Aithd. D. 53.12 . cosg ar chrú t'álaidh do ḟéd |
an séd tárraidh tú don tréod, IGT Decl. ex. 1476 . co tart
Finnchua a sheut anmcharut a inad fein ar nimh dhosomh
Lism. L. 2930 . fuaradar na trí seoide sin bás Mochua's cock,
70mouse and fly), Keat. iii 1130 .
With defining adj.: s. ¤ búada a choice object : ní ar son
gcruidh ná gcupadh n-óir, | séad mbuadha nó brat ndonnṡróil,
TD 3.7 . seóid bhuadha do bhí san toighsin, 11.33 . bean nar
chuir i séad bhuadha brígh, PBocht 2.33 . Metaph. sed buadha
75ogbhan Eiriond (of a woman), Irish Texts ii 105.10 . s. ¤ fine
a valuable object belonging to a fine, an heirloom: dobeir Socht
[in] luighi corbo sed fine do in claideb, IT iii 201.5 . roraidh
in ri gur' s. ¤ fine do righraidh Seylam in cloch sin, Marco P.
169 . rocuir . . . a sheotu fine don dun sin dia n-imcoimet, 82 .
80 sed fine na fer sin 'na laim .i. claidim . . . Laiiuis, TTebe 4575 .
cuach ríogh Connacht . . . séad fine ós na séadaibh súd, Aithd.
D. 9.1 . Fig. iodhbairt an Aifrinn, is é is feidhm di, bheith . . .
ina seoid fine ┐ ina comhartha cumainn againn, Eochairsg.
27.26 . a ṡéad fine (of a queen), TD 33.3 . s. ¤ flatha a valuable
85 object worthy of a prince : rainic an chloch co C. ┐ doba séd
flatha an séd rainic é, Ériu iv 54 § 27 . gan mhac samhla na
séad bhflatha, TD 25.23 . s. ¤ suirge a love-token : do thinnlaic
ben a sed suirghe | d'éd re fer Bruigne Dá Berg, Irish Texts ii
48 § 24 . brégthar ben ré séd suirge, Ériu viii 84.78 . cuiridh
bean éduigh eile | seadh nar séduibh suirghine, IGT Decl. ex.
5819 . docuir techta leisin cenn cum ingine righ Albun mur sed
suirgi `as a token of love' (sending the head of a foe), ZCP vi
275.14 .
tech s. ¤ a place in which valuables are kept: scrinire nó fer
tige sæt gl. arcarius ciuitatis, Wb. 7c9 . fo teach na sed, CF
10 417 . do thaisbein sé dhóibh tigh a shéud, Isa. xxxix 2 . Fig.
ar dteach séad (of a poet), TD 25.7 .
Compds. ¤ bronntach treasure-bestowing : iomad . . . de sha-
oithibh saora seod-bhronntacha, GJ iv 17b29 . ¤ chomartha
a monument, an heirloom : séadchomhartha (translating monu-
15menta) d'fhágbháil dá n-és, Celtica i 96.263 . do hadhnaicthí
go honórach é. maille ré séadchomharthaibh suaitheanta do
thógbháil ós a chionn, TSh. 5729 . séadchomharthaidhe da
ngoirthear i Laidin monumenta, Keat. ii 5055 . atáid . . . re a
bhfaicsin i n-Éirinn aniu . . . 'n-a séadchomharthaidhibh ó
20aimsir na Págántachta iomad de leacaibh róleathna . . ., 5427 .
dealg . . . do fhágbhadh gach rí mar shéadchomhartha ag
gach rígh thigeadh 'n-a dhiadh, iii 1233 . ¤ lón precious food :
is he in corp sa s. saídbir na n-íriseach viaticum, LB 251b28 .
¤ múr: críoch Mhumhan na séadmhúr sídh `of rich . . . dwell-
25ings
', Studies 1920, 97 § 1 .

3 sét n likeness, equivalent (prob. a metaphorical use of 2 sét): ni
fūar a ssēt acht Maire `I have found not her like save Mary',
Thes. ii 349.98 ( Hy. v ). ní fúar do s. ¤ di már chlois `thy like for
great fame
', Liad. and Cuir. 16.6 . fri dáth snechtai samlamár
30set a détgni dianim, IT i 69.6 . bolco orro andso a sseit meit
chend daini berries on them—this is what they were like—the
size of men's heads
, Anecd. i 69 § 168 . dot admháil féin ós dá
shéad | creideamh Torna is th'irisléax, Content. xvi 38 . ? is
é so in fetal (.i. mincúis) coisecartha in Righ nemhdha dogní
35sidh ┐ set ┐ corae eturro ┐ meic dhaine `which maketh peace
and likeness and harmony
', Lism. L. 2464 . Freq. with samail
in phrases s. ¤ samail, s. ¤ samla, s. ¤ ná samail: a Dhe rob séd
samail sin may he be like those other (famous princes), Irish
Texts ii 24 § 18 . i n-aghaidh Dé . . . | do bhí Pól mar tú ar
40tosaigh | a Dhé gurab séad samhail | gur bhréag é ó Íobhalaibh,
Dán Dé vi 26 . siad ar mhéad anma is einigh—| don Bhanbha
ní séad samhail `for repute and hospitality there is not their like
in Banba
', TD 10.2 . mar sin narab séad samhail | bheith i
gcath, a Chonchabhair, | gan ghuais fhuileachaidh d'arm ort,
45 DDána 92.38 . a shéad shamhail ní faghthar . . . | ó lucht
Éireann . . ., Hackett xxxix 307 . As a cheville: amal dorigne
i nGalail | fīn don uiscci sētsamhail | donī Chrīst a chorp 'sa
fhuil | d'fīn ┐ d'abhlainn amhlaidh, RC xxxvii 346 § 20 . an
t-each ballach do bhean mise | . . . | tearc i mbeathaidh a séad
50samhla, TD 25.25 . ge nach s. ¤ samhla tra re daingne in chais-
lēin in balla `though the wall is not to be compared with the castle
as regards strength
', Fl. Earls 68.7 . ro taisselbadh s. ¤ samhla
na haislinge sin budhdein don tigerna espog, 194.6 . a s. ¤
samhla sin d'fertoib `miracles . . . like that', 134.5 . bhus séad
55samhla dár srúith neamhdhuibh, Ó Bruad. ii 102 § v . tearc
i mbruidhin a séad samhla—| méad an mhuirir tarla astigh
`hardly in any hostel is there a number to equal the party that
was therein
', TD 11.24 . scél do na frith set na samail o thus
domain cus anocht, Todd Lect. vi 54.z . ni fuil s. ¤ nā samail do
60phalas for bith do, Marco P. 137 . cuirter cath crodha . . .
eturra do na frith séd na samail is na haimsioraibh seo, CS
250.12 .

seta adj io, iā long, slender, graceful . Usually of persons: loech
caem s. ¤ fota ard, TBC² 3144 . fer mór sém s. ¤ . . sebcaide o
65churp. BB 427a30 . is me in n-ingen s. ¤ seṅg, LL 210b21 . toeb
seng s. ¤ , IT i 120.4 . traigthi s. ¤ sithgela, TBC 212 . méra s. ¤
síthalta, Aisl. MC 97.16 . dirsan taebh settu suaithnidh | do
bheith i nuairthigh úire, FM ii 576.12 . mala goirmṡeda
(: coimleaba), Prolegomena 45 § 19 . caomha | do dá cholbtha
70. . . | beaga bhláthbhuinn | 's iad seada sálchruinn seang-
throightheach, DDána 114.22 . do chris cáol geltais ní geada |
d'fertuis do taebh seda seng, IGT Decl. ex. 548 . géaga gasta
is méara fada | séimhe seada sompluightheach, Ó Bruad. iii
68 § v . ro buí si seda segaind suilbir, St. Ercuil 509 . Of a
75horse: ech . . . seṅg s. ¤ sered-chael, LL 189a24 . Of garments:
lénti sémi setai sítaidi co tend-medón traiged dóib, TBC 183 .
Of weapons: lann sheada le mbuail biodhbhaidh, RC xlix 169
§ 8 . do slegaib s. ¤ sodibraicthi, TTebe 3060 . dorlach do
dhairtibh seada | maoidhtear ar chrios Cúipioda, DDána
80 78.11 . frasa . . . do shaighdibh séda síoth-ghorma, CRR² 29 .
ni rohimirchuirit fagada s. ¤ suainmecha re dibrucud, TTebe
1472 . fis a leba ag barr Broine | loighi ar crann seada sleighi,
IGT Decl. ex. 251 . ? To this: i ccarcraibh . . . salcha, seda
(om., v.l.), senta (of hell), BNnÉ 99.10 .

85 1 sétach adj(2 sét) o, ā having treasures, rich : s. ¤ cach selbach, Tec.
Corm. § 13.30 . diamba cleirech . . . niba santach níba setach
`let him not be treasure-loving', Mart. Tall. 110.31 . inmain
sluagh sochla s. ¤ , Acall. 4035 . lá damh i tTailltin trēdaig | re
taeb Maelsechlainn sēdaigh, ZCP viii 220 § 25 . co ndēntais
a n-airechta saidbre sēdacha, Ériu iv 163.2 . laeich thosaigh
5na haimsiri | saidhbri soim sithaid setaith, Irish Texts iv
36 § 10 . ro sleachta a sealbain sedaigh, | for Sen-moigh Elta
Ettair, Leb. Gab. 66.7 . As adv.: rouoi co soinmech setach
innte re ré foda, TTebe 77 .
As subst.: Fergus dubdetach na ndrend | ba rí in s. ¤ snedeṅg,
10 LL 132a29 . domuin gach s. ¤ is rí | daigh fogní bréccach bith
cé, ZCP vii 269 § 14 . ní ba hard nó ordnidhi, | ní ba súi salm
gach s. ¤ , iv 468 § 17 .