IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cuircín, m. (gs. ~, pl. ~í). Crest. 1. Tuft of hair or feathers, topknot. 2. Comb (of bird). 3. (In phrases) Dul i g~ a chéile, (of birds, fig. of persons) to go for each other’s crest, to fight. Tá braon sa chuircín aige, he has a drop taken; he is flushed with drink. Bhí sé sa chuircín aige dúinn, he had it in for us.