cairech

Cite this: eDIL s.v. cairech or dil.ie/7906

adj o, ā (1 caire) criminal, guilty; sinful.

(a) gein choireach, Aithd. D. 51.4 . madh coireach, cuirfidhear i gcarcair, TSh. 801 .

(b) As subst. o, m.: mairg a-tá le teagh gcoirigh / do fhleadh an lá locfuidhir, Dán Dé xxviii 16 . cairig ina thech cech than evil-doers , Ériu ix 46 § 12 . mé am choireach, Aithd. D. 73.3 . dona coireachaibh, TSh. 117 .

? ní bi fearr miach no caireach i toradh bis ann ` trespasser ', Laws iv 104.15 (see note).