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snaidm nMid. and Mod.Ir. form of naidm, q.v. snaidhm, m.,
25 IGT Decl. § 41 . See also Verbs § 68 .
(a) knot : no tesccadh . . . snadmann na ngad, CCath. 3980 .
fri síned na snadmand, LB 120b55 . s. ¤ ar théid, IGT Verbs ex.
818 . do ben slatt . . . findchuill . . . ┐ tuc s. ¤ ara barr tied a knot
on the end of it
, Comp. Con C. 120.15 . snaidh[m] retha noose,
30 ZCP vi 297.4 . ? a coíg do seangand ba s. ¤ | gu rosmarbh
Fiacha, BB 31a1 . act of knotting : súainimh re sleaghaibh dá
snaidhm, IGT Decl. ex. 440 .
(b) Extended meanings. Of the coils of a serpent: nathair
noi snadhma[nn] a serpent of nine coils, Mann. and Cust. ii
35280 , l. 17 of note. Berbha o bruth nat[h]rach neimneach, | s. ¤
dibh 'ma muinel meic Uair, Ériu x 82 § 58 . Of holds in
wrestling: tugadar cuir borba ┐ snadhmanna arrachta, St.
Ercuil 2396 . Of building, etc.: snaidhm na bruighne `the
building of the hostel
', Content. xxx 13 . snaidhm díamhair ar
40tháobh na táibhle (an architectural feature?), IGT Decl. ex.
1385 . snaidhm na gceathra gclár (of the making of the Cross),
PBocht 5.7 . Of composing a poem: tuitfid lé sáer a snadma |
mé red marbhna, IGT Decl. ex. 153 . In phrases: rosfaide 'na
snadmaimm chatha do chathugud fri T. in battle-array, TTr.²
45 1460 . gur cuiretar snadmanna curad ar na corpaib, Celt. Rev.
iii 204.6 . See cúachshnaidm. tri cealla | . . . | meince s. ¤ druadh
'na timcheall, Acall. 938 (`magical contrivance for the defence
of fortresses
', Stokes). See V.SS. Hib. clxi n. 1 .
(c) act of binding by an agreement, contract, etc.; bond, pact,
50 obligation: ar s. ¤ a cor when his agreement had been bound, Ériu
iv 226.9 . cach s. ¤ co fiadnaib, Arch. iii 227.44 . ni coir ben do
s. ¤ doib to bind a woman to them (in marriage), in gloss on:
morseisir . . . arcuile coir urnadhma, Laws v 132.1 , 10 . a ts. ¤
féin do cengal cáich = unusquisque in suo nodo alligatur,
55 O'Don. 626 ( H. 3.17, 465 ). immar nascfe-su do ṡ., Ériu iv
106.13 . ainm an lissi cen lagad: | nách s. ¤ dissi a derlagad?
`obligation' (Corr.), Met. Dinds. iii 62.116 . geibh ort a snaidhm
sin aile, bur C. undertake that bond, ZCP viii 550.28 . fán
snaidhm nár réidhigheadh ruinn the bond I did not loose, TD
60 30.16 . snaidhm rer námhaid, DDána 21.13 . Freq. with qual.
gen., etc.: snaidhm caradraidh a pact of friendship, CCath.
1643 . do sgaoil snaidhm a síorchogaidh `undid the bond of
their long war
', Aithd. D. 60.22 . do réidhigh . . . | snaidhm
cogaidh Chloinne U., DDána 101.54 . ro righneadar snadh-
65manna cuir ┐ ceangail, Oss. iii 78.13 . mé do bhíodh ag
snaidhm na ngiall binding the hostages (i.e. by oath), Content.
i 9 . gan snaidhm giall i ngeubhtha an chumha, L. Cl. A.
Buidhe 200.105 . ro daingnighset snadhmanna a sidha etarru
guarantees for peace, CCath. 2569 . tráth chora snadhma ar an
70síth, IGT Decl. ex. 86 . snáth snadhma gacha síodha (the
Cross), Aithd. D. 88.9 . snadhma sloinnidh bonds of kinship,
DDána 40.20 .
(d) difficulty, strait, extremity, perplexity : dorinne C. gach s. ¤
acasin do reidhiucchad (of three difficult tasks), Anecd. iii
752.23 . crann . . . | do fhóir soin ar snaidhm, PBocht 5.2 . O. as
ainm don chlár | [gá] nach snaidhm lámh leam `which can
easily help me
', 5.5 . budh snaidhm don domhan do dhíon `it
would be difficult for all the world to shelter thee
', TD 20.26 .
ráinig sí snaidhm a fulaing `she has reached the crisis of her
80suffering
' (Ireland), Gleanings 29 § 1 . do réidhigh . . . na
snadhma `difficulties', Aithd. D. 6.27 . Of verbal difficulty
puzzle, obscurity : atbér cen s. ¤ co solus | a hainm without beating
about the bush
, KMMisc. 194.2 = Met. Dinds. iii 292.3 . gibe
do sccriobh, ní s. ¤ sunn, | ainm gach riogh diobh aderam there
85is no difficulty here
, BNnÉ 254 § 212 . ní snaidhm ar Bhrian
a bheurla, | suil theurna giall airm órdha, L. Cl. A. Buidhe
92.135 . Note also: do sgaoil d'fhádh snaidhm seantarn-
gaireadh loosed the knot of (i.e. fulfilled) old prophecies (of a
prince), DDána 89.18 .
Compds.: ¤ cheist difficult question : d'fhúasgladh gach
5snaidhmcheasda don ogham, IGT Introd. § 102 . ¤ chinnid
`enounce as a binding doctrine', Desid. Gloss.: mar do shnaim-
chinn comhairle Triont, Mac Aingil 378.7 (cf. Desid. 4966 ). do
snáimcinnedh é leis an egluis, 446.4 . gach ní dar snaidhm-
chinneadh inta (sc. in the Councils of the Church), 481.4 . vn.:
10 dochum gach neith . . . d'órdughadh ┐ do snáidhmchinnedh,
499.2 . ¤ ṡlige: feadhna re snaidhmshlighthibh dréacht do
bhraith `involved ways of song', Ó Bruad. ii 206.3 .

snaidmech adj o, ā (snaidm). Of a building: an múr maiseach
snasta snaidhmeach well-jointed , Keat. Poems 1496 .

15 snaidmid, snadmaid v(snaidm) IGT Verbs § 67 , § 68 . binds,
joins . (a) gur shnaidm sé ceithre cúpla fiched do móradhmad,
SG 292.24 . snadmait a rrighthe they link their forearms,
CCath. 2943 . ní[r] snadhmadh dfhiodhbhaidh oile | comh-
álainn na crannghaile there has not been joined together . . .
20timber of such beauty
, Ériu v 60.125 . is la reifedhuibh sídu
rosnadmtha (i.e. the reeds used in building a hunting-lodge),
Marco P. 49 . snadhmaid na dóidlámha tar chaoldromannaib
a chéile, Oss. iii 94.19 . Fig. laoich le snadhmthair Teach
Tuathail `is secured', TD 10.10 .
25(b) Of contracts, pacts, etc.: snaidhmit a cuir ┐ a raith, LB
278a72 . snaidmis a heinech ar Emir she enjoins her protection
on E.
, RC i 48.30 . ro shnaidmsead comond ┐ caradradh, BB
17b47 . snadmais . . . [na comadha] forra, TBC p. 231
n. 2 . rashnaimsed sith suthain aterru, TTebe 4901 . ní
30sgaoilfe síoth dar snadhmadh he will break no peace that was
ever made
, DDána 40.3 . snadhmthar leat an riaghal ríogh,
Rel. Celt. ii 226.y . a abhlann . . . | far snadhmadh ar saoradh,
DDána 14.1 . Esp. of marriage-contracts, betrothes, espouses :
.l. laech . . . dar snaidmed an ingen ut, RC xi 318.14 . snaidm-
35ebhthar tusa a coraidecht aenmná dó, Acall. 7544 n . bean
do snadhmadh re seanóir, DDána 7.35 . do ṡnadhmad re
araili a meic ┐ a n-ingena, Marco P. 124 .
Vn. snadmad.

snaidt(h)e, snoigt(h)e Mid. and Mod.Ir. part. of snaidid (see
40also snaisse) cut, hewn, carved : an gius ngarbhsnoighthe,
TTebe 3674 . gur bha snoighte a sleagha ion aroile, ML 132.13 .
Of stones: do rónadh lecht do clochaibh snaitte, FM iii 312.10 .
do bí ina ceist orra . . . gan clocha snoighti aca 'chum na
hoibre féin do denamh, ZCP x 22.2 . ní thoigeobha tú í (sc. an
45altóir) do chlochuibh snoighte, Exod. xx 25 . Cf. snoighthe a
cúirte `well-carved' (of a building), Studies 1920, 568 § 21 . i
dtír ghéagshnuighthe Gaoidhil, Content. xxv 9 . Of weapons
polished, sharp : claidem . . . cona eltaib snaidtib, CCath. 4689 .
a réalta . . . bhéalshnoighthe `keen-edged' (to a weapon), TD
50 33.1 . do rinne sé soighead snoighte dhíom, Isa. xlix 2 . Of
literary compositions: eól dam fri sogairm snaitte | comainm
Crúachna comnairte `by smooth-spoken eulogy', Met. Dinds.
iii 348.17 . a deirid do dhrécht shnoighte `well-trimmed', O'Gr.
Cat. 555.32 . d'aois dealbha na nduan snuighthe `neat-hewn',
55 Ó Bruad. i 192.3 . le dorchacht na ngrés snoighthe, Studies
1918, 617 § 3 . Note also: dá threibh dheaghshnoighthe,
LBranach 5224 (see note). ionmhuin bonn do bhí snuighthe,
Dán Dé v 44 .

snáigech xsee snáidech.

60 snáigid xsee snáïd.

snáimid, snámaid v(snám) swims, floats, creeps : cu nach
snáimhdís in [damhrad] uatha, Acall. 177 . go snāi[m]fidīs
meic . . . ar na linntib lemnachta, ML² 35 . do snam sí in cuan,
ZCP vi 288.8 . do shnámh an t-iarann the iron floated, 2 Kings
65 vi 6 . snamaidh an solus . . . d'eis a ceili siar `moves by degrees
westward
', Ir. Astr. Tr. 88.27 . See snáïd.

snaisse io, iā part. of snaidid (cf. snaidte). cut, planed, smooth .
Of spear-shafts: bunsaig snaisi gil, LU 1737 ( RC ix 480 ). eo
ruisse roen sleg s. ¤ , LL 193b35 . di semcrand (sic leg.) snasai
70indib de credumae, RC xii 60 § 16 . dofaeth in corp den s. ¤ ,
Anecd. iii 62.13 . In cheville: seol snassi, SR 491 . ? féth
snaissi, Acall. 4566 . rin sloighe snaise, Hard. ii 190.4 .

snáithe n io,m. (cf. glóṡnáithe) (< *snáithne (found in Sc.),
singulative of snáth, O'Rahilly, Sc. G. Stud. iii 68 ). snátha,
75 DDána 19.9 . (a) a thread : s. ¤ gl. filum, fila, Ir. Gl. 817 . boí in
snáthe inna certle hi lláim inna mná, LU 10088 . im snaithe
liga `ornamented thread', Laws i 150.10 . snaithi immon mer
as nesam dhon ludain (a means of distraint on a physician), ii 120.1 Comm .
cóil s. ¤ dar dorn dagmná, Triads 75 . snaithi
80findruine asa n-ochruib (of tunics), IT iii 238.101 . coíca acrann
. . . co snáthib argait estib, TBFr. 30 . snaithe snithe saland
sacc, Auraic. 809 . gan aon shnaithe don bhrot ag gabhail
loisgthe chuige, BNnÉ 162 § 25 . ro ghabh a chois-éideadh . . .
do sh. ¤ shniomhchaol, ML 112.6 . fuaidh aindsein le snaithi
85side (of stitching a wound), Irish Texts v 3.14 . gur cheanguil
s. ¤ sgárláoide fan láimh, Gen. xxxviii 28 . snaithe barruigh
a thread of tow, Eg. Gl. 755 . Of a person: s. ¤ comhuama a
cheinéil, DDána 117.46 . In phr.: bíd daeine ina loighi cen
énṡnáithi impu `without a single stitch', Maund. 144 . a bhean
. . . | gad bheir tú gan áontshnáit[h]e? Duan. Finn ii 330 § 6 .
5(b) fillet, headband : húand ṡnáthiu .i. filum .i. snáthe nobíth
himm chenn na sacardd ocind edpairt, Sg. 54a11 . snathae gl.
vitta, Thes. ii 47.19 ( Philarg. 67 ). is andsin tangadar na faidi
. . . ┐ a snaitheadha ailli idbarta 'má cendaib, TTebe 1209 .
Architect.: do bé áirde gach aóinphiléir dhíobh, ocht ccubhaid
10dég, ┐ do chompásuidh s. ¤ dhá chubhad dég é `a fillet of twelve
cubits
', Jer. lii 21 .
(c) Fig. the thread of life : frithe serb far snathe `euer (Lebens-)
Faden
', IT iii 506.598 . tainic snaithi mo ṡaega[i]l, CF 962 . co
rogairdigedh a shnaithi his thread of life was shortened (i.e. he
15was killed), AU ii 270.16 . rothescad snaitheada bar saegail
ag na Parchip iferndaigi, TTebe 1318 . measim gurab é s. ¤
saoghail an duine an téad úd, TSh. 721 . gerr go sníthe s. ¤ a ré
(your adversary's) thread of life would soon be spun (to a chief),
L. Cl. A. Buidhe 199.78 . Cf. snáithi aoibhinn aimsire, 67.48 .
20 a ghearradh s. ¤ saoghail `thou slitting of the thread of life' (ad-
dressed to a dagger), TD 33.5 . Of a king's reign: fuair Ruaidri,
rigda an snaithi, | a se dec is degrathi, Ann. Conn. 1384.1 =
FM iv 694.1 . Mac Ruaidhri na rí ráithi, | do gheig Bhregh nír
bhuan shnáithi, ALC i 474.17 .
25(d) Various extended applications: snáthe far ruisc ro
mebaid (to a slain warrior), TFerbe 599 . Of lightning:
snaitheda saignen tened, TTebe 281 . In sense of line, row,
series : snait[h]i snimach (name of an Ogam alphabet), Auraic.
6085 . Note also: coig feda in gach snaithi in each group, 6104 .
30 snaithi coimgne the connecting thread of synchronisms, Rawl.
148b31 . in snáithi semidhe sen-foclach (a list of proverbs),
MR 158.10 . gach s. ¤ shligheadh . . . dá sh. ¤ theach 'na tiomcholl
(of streets), Ériu v 58.101 - 4 . s. ¤ feadh bhfionnchorr, Aithd. D.
28.21 . gach treabh . . . | s. ¤ geal feadhaigh (feadhnaigh, MS.)
35fíthe strip (?), DDána 99.34 (`texture', Ir. Monthly 1919, 227 ).
'n-a s. ¤ chiuin (of a fleet of ships), Aithd. D. 38.20 .