creach

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic creach.

Noun[edit]

creach (plural creachs)

  1. (regional, Ireland, Scotland) an incursion for plunder, raid, forray
  2. booty, prey

Verb[edit]

creach (third-person singular simple present creachs, present participle creaching, simple past and past participle creached)

  1. (transitive) to raid, plunder

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish crech (plunder). Cognate to Manx cragh and Scottish Gaelic creach.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

creach f (genitive singular creiche, plural creachan)

  1. booty, plunder, prey, quarry
  2. destruction, disaster, ruin, devastation

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Verb[edit]

creach (past chreach, future creachaidh, verbal noun creachadh, past participle creachte)

  1. rob, plunder
  2. ruin