craythur


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craythur

n
1. (Brewing) the craythur (ˈkreːθər) a variant of cratur1
2. a variant of cratur2
[from Irish Gaelic Créatur creature]
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For the rest, there is space for one example, the anonymous poem "Finnegan's Wake" (58-59): the words "hod" and "avourneen" are explained, and the Gaelic phrase "Thanam o'n dhoul" is translated; but the line "Welt the flure, yer trotters shake," the phrases "the craythur," "hould your gab" and "Shillelagh law," and the words "gob" and "noggin" are left to fend for themselves.