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1 crúach

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 crúach or dil.ie/13167

Forms: cruach, cnoc, carn

n ā, f. stack of corn; rick : frith ina cruaich (cruaith, v.l.) isin gurt hé (of wheat), IT iii 196.z . bec leis dúnn ri cond crúaiche `when the corn-rick is roofed', Met. Dinds. iv 160.215 . med do cruaiche, Laws i 134.13 Comm. dīre do daise .i. it cruaich arba, 170.27 Comm. mo cheas beach mo chruach mo chrann (of Christ), Dán Dé xxiv 18 . luath a cruach ó Chailligh Dé `quickly sinks her cornstack', Aithd. D. 1.9 . cruach na cliabh arbha, FM iii 288.7 . Also heap, conical pile : crícha cech cóicid fo chrúaich marked by a stone rick, Met. Dinds i 14.23 . cruacha dhóibh ga ndoinndeargadh (piles of corpses), Aithd. D. 20.27 . biáidh an foghmhar na chruaich = a heap, Is. xvii 11 . sreath cláraigh . . . / . . . mun gcruaich `round its top' (of castle), DDána 119.7 . Transfd. c.¤ sgeimhle ó chrúas do chaingne, IGT Decl. ex. 1373 . Mountain, hill : lucht na cruaiche críne (of the Túatha D.D.), ZCP xiii 361 § b . imasoich crúas ciuil croich (a s.), RC v 202.3 `vigour of music surrounds the hill (?)', Ériu xvii 90 § 8 . lengait eóin ciúin crúaich `gentle birds leap upon the hill', Four Songs 20 § 2 . cruach, cnoc, carn, Eg. Gl. 161 .

In nn. loc. ar mullach Cruaiche Mhártain, CF Eg. 66 . Especially of Croaghpatrick: argain na Cruaiche, RC xvii 413.24 (Tig.). dia mbai Pátric . . . / for Crúaich, Met. Dinds. iii 378.6 . Cf. attágar techt hi cruaich cruind, / druing cen crabad, Trip.² 1315 . an chruach ┐ an críoch i dtarla, PBocht 10.28 . See Hog. Onom.

In plant-name: cruach Patraic gl. plantago, Arch. i 330 § 1 . sugh teinegail . . . cruaiche Padruig, Rosa Ang. 102.17 . 110.3 .

Compd. crúach-bás ` heaped slaughter ', Met. Dinds. iii 242.14 . crúachbhás .i. deargbhas, O'Cl.