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sàth

-àith, sm Plenty, great abundance, enough, as of meat or drink, surfeit, fill, satiety. Chan ith a shàth ach an cù, none but a dog eats his fill; teann-sàth, full-fed; is mór sàth a' choin ghortaichte, great is the gorge of a famished dog. Seachd sgadain, sàth bradain; seachd bradain, sàth ròin; seachd ròin, sàth muice-mara bige; seachd mucan-mara beaga, sàth cionnain crò; seachd cionnain crò, sàth miol-mhóir a' chuain; seven herrings, a full meal for a salmon; seven salmon, a full meal for a seal; seven seals, a full meal for a small whale; seven small whales, a full meal for a large whale; seven large whales, a full meal for a bull whale; seven bull whales, a full meal for the Leviathan of the sea. [This proverb can only apply figuratively to the comparative amount of food required to satisfy different sized fishes, for no whale could swallow anything nearly so large as a seal.

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enough 1
fill 1
satiety 1
surfeit 1