Definition of creaght
1 Irish : a herd of cattle driven about for pasture or with a warring band
2 Irish : rapparee
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of creaght
Irish Gaelic caoraidheacht, from Middle Irish caeraigheacht, from Old Irish caera sheep; probably akin to Latin caper goat — more at capriole
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up creaght? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).