créchtach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. créchtach or dil.ie/12801

Forms: créchtnaig, crechtach

adj o, ā (crécht). créchtnaig (n p.), BDD² 762 . Ériu v 238.101 . wounded, covered with wounds . Of persons: cid crechtach a muintir uli, LU 7105 . condam c.¤ crólinnech, Táin 2019 . a chuirp chréachtaigh Dhé, A. Ó Dálaigh xxxvii 7 . an Righ Crechtach the Maimed King, Grail 276 . co crechtach `sore wounded', Met. Dinds. iii 360.74 . Other applications: airer c.¤ C. ` blood-stained ', Met. Dinds. iii 242.4 . ón chaolMháidh chréchdoigh `scene of so much slaughter', O'Hara 1752 .

In active sense wound-inflicting; injurious : ninach .i. glacach no crechtach, Fél.² lix.y (see N 48.71 ). fo chích curad / crēchtaig, Sc. M² 15 (`full of wounds', Gloss.). ba fuileach . . . crechtach an fiadhugadh, Hugh Roe² 164.8 . don tsáoghal . . . / a chealgach chréachtach, Párl. na mB. 3688 .

As subst. o, m.: amhail chréachtacha = sicut vulnerati, TSh. 4708 . uchbhadhfuidh an c.¤ , Jer. li 52 . crécht(h)ach .i. peacthach, O'Cl. As plant-name: crechtach, Arch. i 336 § 99 ` crane's-bill ', Gloss.