Creagh

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Creagh kreh a foray, raid: booty.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gael.

Usage

In literature:

Mr. Columb Creagh, giving his orders to the little girl behind the counter.
"Castle Richmond" by Anthony Trollope
CREAGH, an incursion for plunder, termed on the Borders a raid.
"Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete" by Sir Walter Scott
The gallant Col. Creagh had become a general favorite.
"Lady Rosamond's Secret" by Rebecca Agatha Armour
And I do so miss M'Creagh!
"The Rectory Children" by Mrs Molesworth
J. R. Creagh, 2nd-Lt. Hacker, and later 2nd-Lt. Gresty took charge of the latter.
"The Seventh Manchesters" by S. J. Wilson
Thorpe went to Lieutenant-Colonel Knatchbull, and McInerney to Creagh, the second-in-command this day.
"The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad" by Edward John Thompson
Castle Creagh is crying for a mistress, and if you don't spunk up to the lady Tony Creagh will.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
Creagh and Fawcus sitting on the yellow, dusty ground beneath a tarpaulin.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
Trafford was struck on the head as he rose by Mr. Creagh's horse.
"Sir Brook Fossbrooke, Volume I." by Charles James Lever
Before the excellent impression of our gift could die Creagh and I rose to take our leave and departed hurriedly.
"Life in an Indian Outpost" by Gordon Casserly
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In news:

Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh postponed a decision on creating a new brook trout stream category that would allow anglers to take five more fish per day.
Renowned motivational speaker Milton Creagh is coming to Moore County this week to speak to children at several schools about the dangers of drug use and abuse.
New Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh eyes priorities during his tenure ranging from better customer service and decentralized decision making to more efficient use and integration of available resources.
Snyder appoints Creagh as new state DNR director.
Incoming state Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh .
New director of the state Department of Natural Resources Keith Creagh says the value of having good people work for your organization is to let them make decisions based on their experience, especially when they're the ones on the scene.
Translated by Patrick Creagh 136 pp.
Danube by Claudio Magris, translated by Patrick Creagh Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 416 pp.
Gov Rick Snyder and Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh announced Monday the state will become an important partner in a collaborative effort to construct a new sea lamprey barrier in Manistique on the Manistique River.
Governor Rick Snyder and Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh today announced the state will become an important partner in a collaborative effort to construct a new sea lamprey barrier in Manistique on the Manistique River.
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In science:

Periodic orbits and their signatures in tunnelling, diffusion and scars were discussed by Creagh, Tanner and Borondo.
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
Bogomolny (1988) for an illustration on the examples of the stadium and elliptic billiards, and Creagh et al. (1990) for a detailed discussion about the Maslov indices).
Many-Body Physics and Quantum Chaos
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