creagh

noun
\ ˈkrāḵ \
variants: or less commonly craich
plural -s

Definition of creagh

1 chiefly Scottish : a plundering raid
2 chiefly Scottish : plunder, booty

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History and Etymology for creagh

Scottish Gaelic creach; akin to Middle Irish crech raid

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“Creagh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creagh. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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