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crag


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crag  \Crag\  (kr[a^]g),  n.  [W.  craig;  akin  to  Gael.  creag,  Corn. 
  karak,  Armor.  karrek.] 
  1.  A  steep,  rugged  rock;  a  rough,  broken  cliff,  or  point  of  a 
  rock,  on  a  ledge. 
 
  From  crag  to  crag  the  signal  flew.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  2.  (Geol.)  A  partially  compacted  bed  of  gravel  mixed  with 
  shells,  of  the  Tertiary  age. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crag  \Crag\,  n.  [A  form  of  craw:  cf  D.  kraag  neck,  collar,  G. 
  kragen.  See  {Craw}.] 
  1.  The  neck  or  throat  [Obs.] 
 
  And  bear  the  crag  so  stiff  and  so  state.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  The  neck  piece  or  scrag  of  mutton.  --Johnson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crag 
  n  :  a  steep  rugged  rock  or  cliff 




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