crechad

Cite this: eDIL s.v. crechad or dil.ie/12794

Forms: creachadh

u and o, m. vn. of crechaid. creachadh, IGT Verbs § 80 .

(a) act of plundering, raiding; booty : crechadh allmar `herrliche Beute', Snedg. u. MacR. 60 . ar c.¤ ┐ ar madmannaib, ZCP viii 111.12 . gur ro tharrus creach d'a chreachadh, Ériu i 102 § 59 . fear creachaidh Gall is G., O'R. Poems 2047 . creachadh nō fuadach, Parrth. Anma 2545 . ? crechadh comhnaidhe, Ériu xiii 25.11 .

(b) Of some action of metal(?) on skin or flesh cauterizing(?), branding(?) (see O'Rahilly, Ériu xiii 168 ); perh. tattooing or imitation of this on a leg-band , Meyer, ZCP x 401 . firend .i. id bis im c[h]olpa niad in cuius uicem crechtir(id) id crechdha (perh. part. of crechaid) im c[h]olpa fer, Corm. Y 586 = feirenn .i. idbus imcolpdai fir incius uice crechthir id crechtha incholbdu amal nobith dinindile comdascach . . ., Sits 1919, 309.21 . colpa iarna c.¤ no icatá in colpa glas iarna c.¤ , Anecd. v 22 n. 7 gl. gairglas. creccoire .i. doniad crecad glas ar na roscaib `who produce a green sore on the eyes', Laws v 108.30 Comm. leighister na fiacla óna creachad ` cautery ', O'Gr. Cat. 269.10 . do chuinceallaib an creachaidh `cautery', 268.34 . a creachad maille iarand dearg, y . Perh. of a method of inlay or en- graving in: iarna cumrech . . . iar na c.¤ (of bells etc. on High Priest's robe), SR 4511 . tri nói saiget . . . / immon bil tria c.¤ cirb, Met. Dinds. iii 122.32 . isin lá in a mbia an ttairm- criotnughadh ar crechadh an aeoir, Leb. Gab. 130 n.4 . (leg. crethad = crith ?).