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1 croch

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 croch or dil.ie/13037

Forms: cruich, cruche, chruichi, crucha, croch, croch-sin, croich

n ā, f. (Lat. crux) GOI §§ 74 , 925 . IGT Decl. § 39 . Arch. a s. cruich, Thes. ii 245.5 (Cambr.). g s. cruche, Wb. 8a5 . chruichi, LL 27885 . crucha, Vita Br. 33 . (: athrucha), SR 7753 . a s. croch, Ériu ii 194 § 7 (croich, croigh v.ll.). isin croch-sin , PH 2396 . Later with n s. croich.

(a) cross, the Cross : c.¤ Crist, Wb. 24a28 . rún inna cruche, 8a5 . tria chroich, 8a14 . ar chroich Crist, 20c21 . fri croich, 20d13 . hi croich, 28b4 . huas in chroich, Ml. 74d13 . ba sír do cruchi cumne `he was constant to the remembrance of the Cross', RC xx 404.z ( ACC 126 ). Macc ainm cruchi `Son of the Cross (was his) name', 408.8 ( ACC 131 ). corp crist do chombug co cloaib forsin chroich, Thes. ii 253.19 . is c.¤ do phíanad, LU 2450 . la croich A. `at the cross of A.', Fél. Aug. 16 . hi crann cruche `tree of the Cross', Thes. ii 253.17 . a ngein cruiche in so `the being destined for the cross', Ériu xvii 20 § 33 . gur briss tempoll mor Acha D. . . . ┐ gur brisseadh a c.¤ neemh (= naemh), Ann. Inisf. 1282.2 . ós cionn na croiche, John xix 19 . is í an Chroich, Donlevy 402.2 . d'eís fhéile na croiche san bhfhoghmhar `Feast of the exaltation of the Holy Cross' (Gloss.), Parrth. Anma 2731 .

The Crucifixion : pridchais . . . / croich Crist do thuataib Fene, Lib. Hymn. 101 § 40 . ó chroich Críst, Trip. 554.26 . iar forba crochi ┐ césta, PH 3662 .

Fig. cross, affliction, persecution , etc.: ticsath a chruich, Thes. ii 245.5 (Cambr.). ara mbé c.¤ sa[it]hir for cach, 255.15 . i ṅGlinn dá loch césta c.¤ `a cross was suffered', 332.1 . ro damnatar croich martra forut, YBL 327a2 . a fil do crochaib ┐ ilpianaib ind iffirn `all the crosses and many torments of hell', Ériu ii 142 § 158 . a croich an tsaegail, BCC 432.27 .

In phrases: ardi na crucha, Vita Br. 33 . dorat sígín na croiche dar a enech, RC x 185.14 . a pennait ┐ a croich na haithrighi `by penance and by the cross of repentance', xxviii 320 § 45 .

(b) gallows etc.: fri bun cruche, Mon. Tall. 127.5 . c.¤ ar ceann gach conaire, O'R. Poems 23 . a chrocha as an gcroich = au gibet (Gloss.), Trompa na bhF. 3785 . o gabail na croici from the fork of the gallows, Laws v 362.1 Comm. cethrar hi crocaib o Ulltoibh `four of the Ultonians to be hanged', CS 172.23 . srúb tinni for croich crook , Críth G. 186 . fidba ninraic . . . dorn dia chrau. Tri meoir ina c.¤ , O'Curry 883 ( H 3.18, 395a ). crocha a ceinnlitre `the curves of her capital letter (i.e. S)', Magauran 1920 .

1 cróch

Cite this: eDIL s.v. 1 cróch or dil.ie/13039
Last Revised: 2019

Forms: croch

n o (Lat. crocus) c.¤ m., IGT Decl. § 64 . crocus sativus, saffron : crocus .i. an c.¤ , 23 K 42, 411.16 . croch, Rosa Angl. 140.13 . ag lethnugad an craidhi co mesurda mar doni an croch `by dilating the heart moderately, as does saffron', 146.9 . ag denamh suphaltaighi mur atá an c.¤ , O'Gr. Cat. 277.21 . do céir, do cróch ┐ do caemuinnemint of wax, saffron and fair ointments, Ev.Inf. (LFF) 243 § 73.3 . spiocnard ┐ c.¤ = spikenard ┐ saffron, Song of Sol. iv 14 . as do dhamhnuibh ceilti an chróigh / beirte sróil amhlaidh fat fhéin the swathes of satin worn by your company outshine the saffron(?), IGT Decl. ex. 1489 .

adj Hence saffron colour: c.¤ cech nderg, Corm. Y 242 . c.¤ .i. dearg, O'Cl. do ghné an chróigh, IGT Decl. ex. 318 . ri cofbhra in chroigh `box of saffron-dye', Magauran 943 . sreabha cróigh `streams of purple (blood)', O'Hara 3957 .

Compds. With nouns: dá chróch-bharr thoir ┐ thiar `two red bodies' (of sun and moon), Dán Dé 27.10 . dalta an chróchshlóigh mhálla mhir, DDána 73.41 . cíochoighir in chróichshlóigh (sic leg.), O'Gr. Cat. 399.18 ( Ériu viii 167.27 ). abhla sa gcinn crócharsaidh apple-trees in yellow ripeness, Ir. Syll. Poetry 70 § 3 . don fhéin chosgraigh cróchbhalloigh, Top. Poems² 1048 . aniú gidh im c[h]rochbán-sa (: chochlán-sa, but rhyme appar. not systematic) ` ghastly ', BS 138.27 (cróch-, v.l.). gach cuip cróderg cróchbuidhe cubuir ` saffron-yellow ', Fianaig. 66.5 . tri lenti crochderga impu, LL 3904 .