crád

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Forms: chráidh

n (g s. chráidh, Rial. S.F. 159 ). torment, anguish, misery; act of tormenting, persecuting , etc.: crād graece cratai dirae mucnai, O'Mulc. 207 . ba haithrech lais crādh Cāier, Corm. Y 698 (59.19) . is é . . . c.¤ dorat sí fair-som a lúas ro gab caille, Liad. and Cuir. 26.1 . cid crad doib `though it be grievous to them', Mon. Tall. 152.30 (§ 64) . ciarbo ch.¤ ria menmanrad, SR 6854 . crad meic Dé afflicting the son of God, LU 3039 . gan chradh gan credim, IT iii 87 § 96 . nī diṅgentais do chride ch.¤ , Fing. R. 498 . ba crádh craidhe leis, CCath. 1374 . íarmo ch.¤ dóaib `after they had tormented me', TTr.² 301 . ticfat Tálcind dar muirthrían trolmaib c.¤ cromm, LL 37022 . C. do c[h]rādh ima c[h]rodh, Ériu xviii 58 § 1 . crad na cumad `anguish of grief', TTebe 3395 . gur mor in cradh ┐ in cunntabart ina rabhusa dod grad, ZCP vi 28.13 . ar gclí-ne ag crádh na hanma, Dán Dé xxv 42 . mo chrádh nach ráinig leis pósadh, Keat. Poems 169 .

Perh. in fuller sense of destruction, death in: ría crad mo chuirp chaín i.e. before I die(?), LU 9934 . do thám . . . / fuair c.¤ rí milis M., LL 14872 . ní cian ó crad `not far removed from destruction(?)', Metr. Dinds. ii 54.23 . tuc doib cach ni ar chrad Ch. `to murder C.', iii 414.23 . cechaing C. iarna ch.¤ for lár a thige after he had been offended, outraged(?), iv 102.19 (`after murdering him'). cradh C. . . . / do faemadh la F. `the ruin of C.', MacCarthy 416.y . ? Inis Cathaich do chrod (sic) do Gallaib, Ann. Inisf. 1057.5 (`was plundered'). 1050.5 (see note).