creaght

noun
\ ˈkrā(ḵ)t \
plural -s

Definition of creaght

1 Irish : a herd of cattle driven about for pasture or with a warring band
2 Irish : rapparee

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History and Etymology for creaght

Irish Gaelic caoraidheacht, from Middle Irish caeraigheacht, from Old Irish caera sheep; probably akin to Latin caper goat

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“Creaght.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creaght. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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