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2 smér n fire (word found only in glossaries): smēr tine, Corm. Y
85 1136 = s. ¤ , Corm. p. 40 . Cf. O'Mulc. 846 . Lec. Gl. 486 ( M.
291 ). Met. Gl. 32 § 3 . Phil. Soc. Trans. 1859, 193 . aed ┐ tnū
┐ smēr ┐ bōtt (.i. beo-ait) ┐ tene, quinque nomina ingnis,
O'Mulc. 95 . See sméróit.

smera xsee smir, smennta.

smérach adj o, ā (1 smér) abounding in blackberries : gleann
5sméarach airneach ubhlach, Measgra D. 43.20 .

sméracht xsee smérracht.

smerad [u,m.] vn. of smeraid. act of greasing, smearing : arna
smeradh re huisge ┐ re henbhruithe na cistionach having
smeared himself
, Ériu v 166.62 . Of pampering the body:
10 mairg doní peta dā cholainn, | beth 'gá smeradh olc an cīall,
ZCP xii 395.13 .

smeraid v(smir) smears, anoints : do smer sé a chorp le husc
esgunn ┐ la holuibh . . . ele, St. Ercuil 2390 . Vn. smerad,
smerthain.

15 smeraige n[io,m.] (smir? But cf. 1 meraige). Name given to
the third swarm of bees: dus cia de beres tanaise ┐ [s?]meraige,
Laws iv 172.10 .i. in smeraighe, 27 Comm . cet saithe . . . ┐
tanaisi ┐ s. ¤ , 174.18 Comm . dire crainnbech bidh co .uii. saithi
.i. in ni is dir isin crand mbech .i. da shaithi lais in ced saithi
20┐ saithi lais in tanaisi ┐ in s. ¤ a aenur, ┐ in sechtmad in tshein-
cheis fein, O'C. 1055 ( H. 3.18, 437b ). Cf. O'C. 992 ( H. 3.18 425b ).

smeramail adj i (smir) like, consisting of marrow . Of the brain:
incinn s. ¤ , Mackinnon Cat. 35.23 .

smeramair xsee smir compds.

25 ? smerdnide: n s. ¤ smir guala guirm ` pointed one (?) of marrow,
shoulder of blue
' (of a shield), PRIA xix 540 § 2 ( LL 146b4 ).
Cf. smeirne `spit', smeorne `point of a dart', O'R. See smir
guaile s.v. smir.

sméróit n f.(2 smér) glowing or burning coal, embers : [s. ¤ .i.]
30smēr-fōit .i. smēr tine ┐ fūait fuidell, Corm. Y 1136 = Corm.
p. 40 . Cf. O'Mulc. 846 . smeróid gl. carbo, Ir. Gl. 945 . co
tinoiledh . . . sméróiti tuthmura in tellaigh le, CCath. 3973 .
áit i bhfuil smúit-cheó ┐ sméaróide . . teineadh, TSh. 6672 .
do-conncadur iasc ar smeroidibh derga aigi doib, Smaointe B.
35Chr. 5710 . sméróid dhearg iona láim, Isa. vi 6 . Cf. xlvii 14 .
do deargadh smérthoide ris, 2 Sam. xxii 9 . múchfuid mo
sméthróid, xiv 7 . ar smeróidibh téo, Prov. vi 28 . oir dergaidh
si mar smeroid tenidh, Rosa Ang. 170.14 . o smeroidighib
tendtighe a grada, ZCP iii 520.9 ( BCC 5 ). lan do smeroidibh
40teinntighi na millsechta ┐ in ghradha, Smaointe B. Chr. 3338 .

sméróitech n(sméróit) collect. embers : sméroidech no aibli ┐
smal orra, ZCP iii 534.18 ( BCC 33 ).

smérracht nAlso smérthacht. groping, fumbling : sméaracht,
sméaradh, etc., fingering, groping, feeling, handling , P. O'C. ,
45who derives the word from méar. Cf. méaruigheacht, ZCP v
223.706 (Midn. Court). robai in ingen ac fega[d] na hoighi ┐
'ga s-smerracht na gona doratad fair `staunching', Aen. 1715 .
donímid s. ¤ ar na balluibh amuil dalla, ┐ donímid s. ¤ mar nach
beidís súile aguinn, Isa. lix 10 . sméarthachd, lámhagan, Eg.
50Gl. 528 . do níd smérthacht san meadhon láe amhuil ann san
oidhche, Job v 14 . bíd ag sméarthacht annsa dorchadas,
xii 25 .

smertha part. of smeraid (in some exx. possibly g s. of smerad).
smeared, greased; greasy, dirty : comail uilche s. ¤ damsa lat,
55 TBC² 1286 = smerthain, LU 5758 . do cuir . . . C. ulcha s. ¤
fair, TBC 2277 . Cf. 2273 . 2275 . See smerthain. arán smeartha
le hola, Lev. viii 26 . léine . . . do bhí dubh, smearthaighe,
23 E 26, 275.17 . uircionna . . . smearrtha sleamhuinmhaola,
PCT 107 . Of persons: fuargaire smeartha, Ó Bruad. iii 136.17 .
60 a chladaire s. ¤ , SG 287.19 . rena leithéid do bhodach s. ¤ , 291.36 .

smérthacht xsee smérracht.

smerthain n in phr. ulcha s. ¤ imitation beard (worn by Cú
Chulainn): commail uilchi s. ¤ damsa latt, LU 5758 = smertha,
TBC² 1286 . ba hassu dó ulcha smérthain do dénam leiss, LU
65 6128 = s. ¤ , TBC² 1641 = smertha, TBC 2275 (see note).
Associated by scribes with smeraid smears (see under smertha),
but cf. TBC² 1643 - 5 . Perh. g s. of smeartan `sweet tangle, sea-
belt
', Hog. Luibhl., cf. mertain, K. and H. § 22 .

? smet: ind poll ┐ locc .i. tochailt s. ¤ t[ochailt] cripacc, O'C. 2106
70( H. 4.22, 77b ).

smetrach n(smit) In phr. bri(a)mon smet(h)rach, explained as
the act or rubbing or pulling the lobe of the ear as a means of
coercion, a device used by poets in order to obtain the grant-
ing of requests. For full discussion see ZCP xxi 324 ff . brimon
75.i. ainm nemthiusa dognīat filid im nech atatoing .i. meilid
smit ind aue iter a dā mer ┐ doēcce in duine ima ndēne
nemt[h]ess, Corm. Y 149 = briamon smethraige, Corm. p. 8 .
briamon smethrach (brimon smetrach, v.l.), RC xxvi 24.78
(see Gloss.). brimon smitrach . . . .i. fourrach neich o smit a
80cluaisi .i. cleas briatharda donidis na filid fo daigin ecnaig go
bfourrgitis nech tria smiot a chluaisi do tarraing, Auraic.
4645 ff . = b. smetrac[h] . . ., 1328 ff . ? Cf. n.loc.: Magh
Smeathrach i nUibh Fáilghe, Keat. ii 1961 .

smid n(with unlen. -d), also smide(d) breath, puff (of wind);
85 syllable, word: uch, ní léigid lucht na mbréag | s. ¤ tar mo bhéal,
Dánta Gr. 38.14 . anois fáraoír! gidh taoím gan aén s. ¤ , Hard.
i 148.7 . ar mhodh nar bh'fhéidir smide dá laghad gaoithe nó
anála a dhol asteach nó amach, Stair Éamuinn uí Chléire 71
= smideadh, GJ iii 122b4 . Cf. ag luasganacht anonn ┐ anall
le gach smeidhe (leg. smeide?) gaoithe, Luc. Fid. 378.17 .