crachach


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crachach

(ˈkræxɑːx)
pl n
(in Wales) members of a cultural elite
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In the week - whisper it - we took the Echo, viewing the Western Mail as the paper for west Walians and Cardiff crachach.
Here the victim is Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, who faces a leadership challenge from the 'crachach' and Welsh media backed reactionaries who believe Leanne's socialist working class background is too much for their sedate lives in the leafy suburbia of Cardiff North and other well-heeled enclaves.
It seems the Welsh Assembly and crachach has very strange - one may even think absolutely ridiculous - priorities, which is a matter truly deserving of public outrage!
The elite v the people; y crachach v y werin; Wales' political masters seeking to hoover more power into their hands v the rest of the population.
It aims to demonstrate that it isn't just politicians or the crachach who want a more powerful Assembly.
Words containing the sequence ACHACH: CRACHACH (Chambers) defined as "Welsh people who snobbishly affect English customs, manners and speech" and MACHACHI (Webster's Geographical Dictionary) the name of a town in Ecuador
What we heard from him was the foul, incestuous, self-serving voice of the Crachach, the Welsh elite.
THE other day I had cause to drive from Llandeilo to Kidwelly via Carmarthen, and along much of the way it was the route that the Tour of Britain will take in a couple of weeks' time as it leaves Pembrey and then proceeds via Kidwelly, Carmarthen, Llandeilo (or more correctly Ffairfach to those who live south of the border and the bridge in the less crachach district of town), Bethlehem, Llangadog, Llandovery -- and then on to Newport.
But despite this response from Mr Owens, and scores of less polite replies, Mr Stead remained unrepentant and wrote: "Dear Crachach types (Dafydds, Esyllts etc) please stop tweeting me with your parochial rubbish.
It describes the area as "all tree-lined avenues and delis, and populated by 'crachach'", explaining that it is a nickname for the Welsh elite.