Definition of Creaght. Meaning of Creaght. Synonyms of Creaght

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Definition of Creaght

Creaght
Creaght Creaght (kr?t), n. [Ir. & Gael. graidh, graigh.] A drove or herd. [Obs.] --Haliwell.
Creaght
Creaght Creaght, v. i. To graze. [Obs.] --Sir. L. Davies.

Meaning of Creaght from wikipedia

- where they developed formations of landless nomadic creaghts following their cattle-herds. A creaght was a grouping of families that in one body followed...
- agriculture, especially cattle-raising. Many of the Gaelic Irish practiced "creaghting" or "booleying", a kind of transhumance whereby some of them moved with...
- Owen Roe O'Neill's Ulster Army, living in clan-based groupings called "creaghts" and driving their herds of cattle around with the army. Outside of Ulster...
- their churls and calliackes, old women and those women who milked their Creaghts (cows) and provided their victuals and other necessaries. So that the killing...
- "creaght" of the sept, the unit of land under Gaelic law used for the pasturing and seasonal droving of the nation's herds. Governing the creaghts and...
- which latter territory he brought the Clann-Maurice na-m-Brigh and their creaghts. The Clann-William Burke, the O'Flahertys, the O'Malleys, the Barretts...
- their families, supply wagons, baggage carts, livestock, and nomadic creaghts with their cattle herds. Of the fighting men in the group, most were untrained...
- O'Donnell and the sons of Owen O'Conor committed vast depredations on the creaghts of Carbury, and on the Mac Donoughs on this side of Sligo. A great army...