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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
súgán1, m. (gs. & npl. -áin, gpl. ~). 1. (a) Straw-rope. ~ féir, hay-rope. ~ ordóige, thumb-rope. Dhéanfadh sí ~ de, she could twist him round her little finger. S.a. cathaoir 1, corr1 2, corrán 8. (b) Rope. ~ rua, reddish-brown hempen rope. Bhéarfadh ~ sneachta ann é, he would go on the slightest pretext. 2. Straw mat. Harn: ~ droma, ~ saic, pad (stuffed with straw). 3. Fig: Lifeless, inert, spineless, person. S.a. casadh 2.
súgán2 = suán1.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Súgán a ~adh, to retwist a straw rope.
~ súgáin, the twisting of a straw rope.
Súgán gan chasadh, (i) untwisted (straw) rope, (ii) spineless person.
1. ~ snátha, súgáin, ball of thread, of sugan.
8. ~ súgáin, throw-crook, rope-twister.
Súgán ~each, straw rope for securing grain-heap.
Súgán a ~ean, to feed a straw rope.
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