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2 saer

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Forms: saor

n o,m. (1 saer; for development of meaning see 1 saer (c)). saor, IGT Decl. § 96 (p. 129) .

An artificer; in older lang. apparently used in wide sense of a craftsman in general, later restricted to workers in wood, carpenters and masons. ? sáer oc suidigud sillab, Sg 7b11 . Luchtaine saor, Corm. Y 975 . ainm im[b]erta ciuil donīat sāir, O'Mulc. 833 (appar. musicians). gobul dlūta la sāiro, 675 . macc in tṡáir son of the carpenter, Fél. Aug. 14 (with note: saer didu a athair, p. 184.y ); oft. applied to S. Ciarán of Clon- macnoise; líth . . . | maicc in tsháir . . . | féil cháin Chíaráin Chlúana, Fél. Sept. 9 . Ciarán mac in tsaeir. Mac ón in tsaeir doroine nemh ┐ talmain . . . Mac in tsaeir denmha carpat, Lism. L. 3945 - 6 . Beoit soer mo athair-si (of Ciarán), 3987 = ba Beoan soer m' athair-si, LB 16 marg. inf. s.¤ ┐ fer bleithi ┐ fer muilind (i.e. a mill-wright), Laws iii 280.6 . daernemed tra saeir ┐ gobaind, v 90.19 . sair . . . ┐ cach aes tail ┐ beili, ii 118.25 Comm . s.¤ daimliac ┐ durtaigi `builder', v 114.16 Comm . saoire crannaibh .i. as é sáor dhénma na gcrann é, O'Cl. áos déanta, sáor `masons, builders', Eg. Gl. 17 . na dúile, | ní saor do dhealbh dúinne acht Dhia, Dán Dé xxxi 6 . nach é an saor úd, mac Mhuire, Mark vi 3 . saóir chrainn ┐ chloiche, 2 Sam. v 11 . drong mhór do shaoraibh cloch, TSh. 665 . Of the Creator: tabhram dar saor an soitheachsa, Aithd. D. 61.4 . ar chruthuigh lámh dheas an tSaoir, Keat. Poems 613 . Cf. Lism. L. 3945 cited above. Of a chief: saor Tighe Táil, TD 31.49 .

Compds. ¤chlochach: mun ráith gcuirr saorchlochaigh sin with stones dressed by masons, DDána 105.13 . ¤fhoichlech (?): sairfoichlech gl. concuriossus, Ml. 90b2 . ¤dénmidecht: sáir- dénmidecht (sic leg.) gl. artificium, Sg. 133b2 .