1 cré

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cré or dil.ie/12779

Forms: crieid, criad, críad, chrieid, chried, chríaid, crí, crí, c.

n d, f. a s. crieid, Ml. 85c14 . g s. criad, Wb. 4c30 . críad, LU 1429 . dissyll., Fél. Apr. 19 . d s. chrieid, Ml. 102d9 . chried, 44c1 . chríaid, SR 7683 . crí cited GOI 222 . de crí , Blathm. 90 § 1 . c.¤ f., IGT Decl. § 97 . Later indecl.

Clay, earth : inna criad gl. luti, Ml. 44c1 . inch.¤ fechtnach sin gl. limus, 81c14 . cre maeth, Trip.² 859 . ? in taulchuma .i. in chrē derg bāe sin tenid (in a smithy), Corp. Gen. 132.16 . Cf. crocán criad, O'Gr. Cat. 179.14 . airliter cumni cóich comarbai c.¤ land , LU 3474 ( SCC 25 ). grian .i. ō chri[aid] crē .i. a creta , O'Mulc. 661 . With téit: ar ndul duit i gc.¤ after dying, DDána 8.9 . dul fá chriaidh, Dánta Gr. 16.15 . Hence: a run do comoill co criaidh till death (?), BB 56b20 . ? Cf. C. . . . / coilles cludu cocriaich, Rawl. 116c35 (perh. to be read as cocriach with Corp. Gen. 9.2 ). an ráth gheal ler caitheadh c.¤ backed with earth (?), DDána 119.13 . trē mhēud na criadh, Beatha S. F. 3128 . a ch.¤ chúil (of Mary) supporting earthworks, Aithd. D. 54.2 . as ē crē chúil Ghall is Gaoidheal (of chieftain), Butler Poems 569 .

In g s. etc. as epithet of the body: corpan criad `a poor body of clay', RC xxiii 416.7 . fer cáin i curp críad gil (7 sylls.), Imr. Brain 50 . olc dūthchus na colla crīad, ACL iii 238 § 4 ( Aithd. D. 80 ). ructha dochum pardais ina corpaib criad (of Elias and Enoch), LL 36409 . fuair sidéic a síair i slánti / do chriaid fhir na báirci hí she was of the family of (?), LL 37770 ( SG 361. 40 ). an chraobh do chriaidh chumhraidhe (of Alexander), Ir. Syll. Poetry 37 § 3 .

Hence in transfd. sense the body : crín moc.¤ , Corm. 21.30 . ri roches hicriaid chain, SR 7769 . gan chrínadh criadh ná chomluth, Anecd. i 29.6 . gach ríoghradh ór chin a ch.¤ , DDána 91.4 . Note also: cre duine bad aille . . . inas `a man of fairer mould', Ann. Conn. 1228.2 .

Attrib. g s earthen : foithraicedh criadh mud bath, RC xi 30.20 . a dhúil [chriadh], PBocht 1.36 . ceard chorcán gcriadh do dhéanamh, TSh. 313 . mur . . . criadh, Hugh Roe² 172.11 . dream . . . na gcos gcriadh, Dán Dé xxix 5 .

In n. pr. Crob Criad Hand of Clay, BColm. 74.4 .

In n. loc. a cath Droma Críadh, Cóir Anm. 102 .

Compds. With nouns: cainnech mo c[h]omarci/ . . . ar caire criadbāis from mortal sin (?), ACL iii 219 § 1 . a chriadhchurpáin, Párl. na mB. 2093 . tógbad pirrél a créfhaladh bheg `earthen wall', ALC i 328.17 = crebanach, O'Gr. Cat. 8.27 . an troightheach criaidh-iarainn, TSh. 75 . inna credmaigi (a p.), Ériu ii 124 § 70 . With adj. criad-gel, Rawl. B 512, 120a1 cited Contribb. 515 (`chalk-white').