IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ sicíní, clutch of chickens.
2. ~ (uibheacha), second clutch (of eggs).
~ dhiosca, chuimilte, disk, friction, clutch.
An chrág a ghreamú, a scaoileadh, to engage, release, the clutch.
Níor mhaith liom a bheith ina chrúba, I wouldn’t like to be in his clutches.
Do chrúcaí a chur i rud, to get sth. in one’s clutches; to interfere in sth.
Éalú as ~í duine, to escape from s.o.’s clutches.
~ a leagan, to set a clutch of eggs for hatching.
~ lachan, clutch of ducklings.
Na greamanna dubha, dark clutches, evil influences.
Uibheacha (éillín) a ~an, to set a clutch of eggs (for hatching).
~ uibheacha, clutch of eggs.
~ a chur faoi chearc ghoir, to set a clutch of eggs under a brood-hen.
Coscán, crág, a ~eadh, to release a brake, a clutch.
~ thú féin as a chrúba, tear yourself out of his clutches.
Tá siad ar ~ ag an diabhal, they are in the clutches of the devil.
Níor mhaith liom dul ina chrúcaí, I wouldn’t like to fall into his clutches.