cratur (plural craturs)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland) Alternative form of creature.
    • 1835, James Baillie Fraser, The Highland Smugglers:
      An' my ould een turned, an' my heart sickened; but I aye cried to mysel', "silly coward cratur, are ye frighted to see what ye prayed to behold?"
    • 1907, John Watson, The Scot of the eighteenth century: His religion and his life:
      "Keep him out," cried Dr. Henry, "don't let the cratur in here."
  2. Alternative spelling of craythur (whiskey)