craythur

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Irish créatúr (creature).

Noun[edit]

craythur ‎(uncountable)

  1. Whiskey.
    • 1850 (approx.), Anonymous, Finnegan's Wake
      Now Tim had a sort o' the tipplin' way
      With a love of the liquor poor Tim was born
      And to help him on with his work each day
      He'd a drop of the craythur ev'ry morn.