scúap

Cite this: eDIL s.v. scúap or dil.ie/36674

n ā,f. (Lat. scopa). IGT Decl. § 39 .

(a) brush, broom : scuab, seiche, ┐ susta, Laws iii 264.14 Comm . don scoip teinead, Laud 610 f. 19b (cited Plummer MS. notes).ná derntar isin domnach . . . s.¤ dar lár tige `sweeping', Ériu ii 200 § 17 . tláthshop . . . i malairt na scuaibe, Hackett iv 1 (prov. See Ir. Prov. 396 ). Fig. le sguaib . . . an sgrúduighthe with the broom of self-examination, TSh. 5250 .

(b) in certain phrases: in S.¤ a Fánait the Besom out of Fánait, a calamity prophesied by Colum Cille: tic in scuab a Fanait do erglanadh Erenn fri deredh in domain, Fél. 190.19 . See MS. Mat. 421 , 423 , 426 , 428 , 429 . is a n-aimsir didiu Fhlaind Chinaid ticc in Roth Ramach ┐ in Scuap a Fanait, ┐ in Saignen tenntige, LB 242b47 ( MS. Mat. 632.31 ). in S.¤ Crábaid the Besom of Devotion, name of two prayers or litanies: aurnaigh- thi Colgan hÚa D. fer leiginn Cluana meic Nois sísana .i. s.¤ crabaidh, Ir. Lit. xvii.z . riasan scuaip crabaidh so, xviii. 13 . is i seo co cumair | in sguab cunnail crabuid, 23 N 10, 92.24 (Meyer, Selections from Early Ir. Poetry 4 § 1 ). an gné ernaigthe da ngoirther Sguab Crabhaidh, Mart. Don. Feb. 20 . asé do roine an Scuaip Chrabhaidh, FM i 396.3 . Cf. also Otia ii 92 .

(c) of flax sheaf, bundle: lethtrian . . . a scuapaib lin, Laws ii 372.16 .i. ar scuabaib do genam de, 21 Comm . nomadh a scuapaib cen thuargain, 374.5 Comm . = a sguabadh, O'Don. 303 ( H. 3.17, 237 ). is í doróine aonroisne do chur co nderna scuap dhe who sowed a single flax-seed which became a sheaf, SG 71.32 ( YBL 174a52 ). amail scuaba lin da m-badhadh `sheafs of flax', Skene, Picts and Scots 92.13 . Note also: barrach uirbeithi do scuabaib cengail ime in bound bundles (?) (descr. of a man), Todd Nenn. 206.8 . fá sguabaibh na coille `brushwood', Oss. iii 140.11 .

(d) of a straw (?) winding-sheet: strophaiss in scuap bís immon corp ica thabairt dochum relggi, LL 161a marg. sup. scuap adnacail, Anecd. iv 92 n. 13 (gloss on rophuis, Corm. Y 1059 , see under strophais).

(e) of human hair: alli na bronnor bruthach | scuap narḟoilt Néill, LL 33b39 (cf. Ériu iv 94 § 13 ). mong . . . na scuaip . . . imma cend (of a Fury), CCath. 4028 . Of a horse's tail (see also compds.): cona scóib dhulisc fair, Aisl. MC 89.19 . cauda equina .i. scuab eich .i. currudan, Arch. i 332 no. 49 . ? na ghoire ní racha an rúag | sgúab dhatha roimhe san ród, IGT Decl. ex. 1095 .

Of gusts of wind (see scúapaid): sguaba . . . sgealbh-ghaoithe, TSh. 6633 . In nn.pr.: Scuap ingen Garmanta, Anecd. ii 56.5 . re hUillioc a Búrc mac Remund na sgúab, ALC ii 516.2 = FM vi 1972.4 .

Compds. ¤fholt bushy hair : a scuapfolt roinnidi rogarb, CCath. 4118 . ¤lebor long-tailed (of horses): ech . . . s., LU 8668 ( FB 50 ). eich scūaibleabhra, ZCP x 339 § 16 . bró seng sguaibleabhur sguir many slender long-tailed horses, L. Cl. A. Buidhe 170.119 . ¤rúathar sweeping rush: nior sguir don sgúabrúathar sin, Ériu v 174.203 .