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[kragz-muh n] /ˈkrægz mən/
noun, plural cragsmen.
a person accustomed to or skilled in climbing crags.
Origin of cragsman
First recorded in 1810-20; crag1 + -s3 + man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • No cragsman in broadest daylight could do such a thing, he asserted.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • But now, at the present moment, he was unwilling to make essay of his prowess as a cragsman.

    Aaron Trow Anthony Trollope
  • We are going to the village to get a cragsman with a rope, and will be with you anon.

    A Prince of Cornwall Charles W. Whistler
  • So skilled was he in this that he was called Craggeir, the cragsman; and no man could surpass him, whether in daring or skill.

  • So defiant is the challenge of this rock that no cragsman can pass it by.

  • He must be helmsman and chief, the cragsman, the rifleman, the boat steerer.

British Dictionary definitions for cragsman


noun (pl) -men
a rock climber
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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