cratur

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cratur (plural craturs)

  1. (dialect) A creature.
    • 1835, James Baillie Fraser, The Highland Smugglers
      An' my ould een turned, an' my heart sickened; but I aye cried to mysel', "silly coward cratur, are ye frighted to see what ye prayed to behold?"
    • 1907, John Watson, The Scot of the eighteenth century: His religion and his life
      "Keep him out," cried Dr. Henry, "don't let the cratur in here."