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Cite this: eDIL s.v. srían or dil.ie/38811

n o, m. (Lat. frenum). m., IGT Decl. § 96 (130.3) . bridle .

(a) srīan quasi frian, a nomine frenum , Corm. Y 1175 . srian gl. frenum, Ir. Gl. 819 . s.¤ crúain, Críth G. 196 . dá echsh.¤ .x. im sh.¤ n-óir, 407 . a echshréin, 432 . srein oir no argit, Laws v 412.24 . im eochu ┐ im sriana, ii 280.5 Comm . mulloca ┐ sithla . . . ┐ srein, iii 152.7 Comm . each . . . co n-a srian taitnemach im a ceand, v 62.22 Comm . set cacha mar-flatha . . . .i. a srian no a delg, 244.22 Comm . cona trí coectaib s.¤ , BDD² 466 , dá ech C. . . . cona srianaib oír friú, Sc.M² 20 R . srian muinci dergóir fria graig, LU 3649 ( SCC 31 ). ruc buaid a ssiblachaib sréin, LL 211a9 . uanfad a glomraib s.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 698 . trí heich derga ina sríanaib, BDD² 1330 . tuc an eochu ba for lár in lis in a srianuibh = equos paratos adduxit, Lat. Lives 64.5 . a each . . . ar sibal ina srian , TTebe 4389 . tri sréin, Acall. 3929 . go mbuilg sréin, DDána 119.29 `the bridle-bell (?)', Ir. Monthly 1923, 643 . sréin a n-each, TSh. 5747 . cuirmíd sriánta a mbeóluibh na neach, James iii 3 .

(b) Fig. s.¤ re check, control; act of checking, restraining : s.¤ rea corp in gach corgus mortifying his flesh, BNnÉ 282 § 268 . deacair srian re baothghlór mban, TD 21.27 . srian re a fheirg ó haoinbhréithir she controls his anger with a single word, Aithd. D. 65.34 . gan srian re hágh ní fhuilngim, DDána 113.42 . Perh. also: rochaith Sírna co sríanaib | re tri sectaib soer bliadnaib `with restrictive laws', MacCarthy 168 § 6 (cf. BB 46b27 ) = Keat. ii 2146 . With prec. verb: srian rem béal a Rí go rabh `may a curb be on my lips', Dán Dé xxix 6 . an chomhairle . . . | fan dobhuingthe sos ná srian `so impatient of check or control', Aithd. D. 51.6 . congbhaidh srian red dhíoghuil dún, 84.29 . a sh.¤ réd chradh ná congaimh keep not they wealth bridled, Ériu ix 166 § 29 . srian do thabairt fria thoil, PH 4990 . srīan frit broind . . . | srīan frit c[h]ridi . . . | srīan do tabairt fri tengaidh, ZCP vi 264 § 5 . ní fhagh damhna ar ndol í Néill, | cor a sréin re Banbha Bríain no prince can control, L. Cl. A. B. 80.120 . srian do char rem chéadfadhaibh, PBocht 23.25 . a srian mar léigthear léise, PBocht 21.35 . léigthear srian ris an sean-námhaid tré éigean = refrenatur, TSh. 7782 . raghaidh srian re fód bhFuinidh, Aithd. D. 15.3 . do chuaidh srian ar ar síodhcháin `peace was checked', PBocht 20.9 . Note also: srian t'fhaghal gan aradhuin thy forays cannot be checked (?), Irish Texts ii 100 § 34 . caitte don tí da dtiocfa | a sníomh le s.¤ n-oirbhiorta it (wealth) must be restrained by the bridle of action, L. Cl. A. B. 172.10 . cuirfe misi . . . mo sh.¤ ann do bhéul, 2 Kings xix 28 .

Compds.

(a) With nouns. ¤gáir: re . . . sriangair a ngraigi `neighing', MR 192.6 . ¤glomar bridlepiece, bit : tuccad srian-glomur ina beolu, CCath. 3854 . each . . . cona srianglomur airgdide friss, 4737 . ¤maidm breaking of bridles: go 'morala srianmhaidhm ngreadha d'eachradhuibh bfer nErenn, ZCP x 293.29 . ¤marc bridled steed : bró dianmarcc drechda | na srianmarc sruthra, SG 241.23 . ¤mír = ¤glomar: do uanfadaigh na n-ech . . . ag snige . . . a srianmirendaibh, TBC-LL¹ 5625 (St.). ic fosheinm . . . a srianmirenn, CCath. 4960 .

(b) With adjj. ¤balc: fa slōghaib sain[fh]ear srianbalcc `strong-bridled', Death-tales of the Ulster heroes 18 § 1 . ¤brecc with variegated bridle : tri cōecait each srīanbrecc seng, ZCP viii 220.1 . ¤buide with yellow bridle : le tairm ngreagh srianbhuidhe seang, TD 8.6 .

(c) With adj. derived from noun. ¤gabrach: nírba s. cen eochu `do not keep bridled steeds', Tec. Corm. § 11.5 .