snasta

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adj (snas) cut, trimmed; polished . Of weapons: ar slegaib . . . s.¤ , TBC-LL¹ 3571 . a slegh seimnech s.¤ , Acall. 3014 v.l. do cranduib s.¤ na slegh, CCath. 2795 . na saighdi s.¤ , TTebe 1984 . coma sna[s]ta [data] dat[h]a ┐ dellradacha dona cumdaigib `gallant', 3072 . Of literary compositions elegant, well-turned : dán s.¤ `well-turned poem', O'Gr. Cat. 392.13 . do sheanfhoclaibh snasda, Luc. Fid. 12.16 . le sruthán seanma s.¤ (of music), Hackett xxx 3 . Metaph. of persons: drong do thuill ó shaoithibh s.¤ | áiriomh léir a n-éacht `polished sages', Ó Bruad. ii 242.5 . Note also: an múr maiseach s.¤ snaidhmeach, Keat. Poems 1496 .