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ag imeacht le craobhacha
Pure idiom
Headwords: craobh, imigh
Description:
Ag dul le báiní; bheith ar buile.
Corpus examples
"Is é crích an sgéil é," ar seisean, "go bhfuil eagal orm go n-eirgheóchaidh a chroídhe ar Dhiarmuid mura bhfuil eirighthe cheana aige air, agus go n-imtheóchaidh Sadhbh bhocht le craobhachaibh."
Source
Séadna
Page
145
Extra examples
Dul le craobhachaibh, to go mad; lit. to go on the bushes, i.e. to go wildly about, catching the clothes upon the bushes.
Source
Foclóir do Shéadna (Borthwick 1908)
Headword
craobhachaibh
1. (e) Dul, imeacht, le craobhacha, to go wild, mad. Tá sé ar, le, craobhacha, he is raging mad.
Source
Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla (Ó Dónaill 1977)
Headword
craobh
To rampage (about), bheith ag imeacht le craobhacha.
Source
English-Irish Dictionary (de Bhaldraithe 1959)
Headword
rampage
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