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crag

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[ krag ]
/ kræg /
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noun
a steep, rugged rock; rough, broken, projecting part of a rock.
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Origin of crag

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1275–1325; Middle English <British Celtic; akin to Welsh craig rock

OTHER WORDS FROM crag

craglike, adjective

Other definitions for crag (2 of 2)

crag2
[ krag ]
/ kræg /

noun Scot. and North England.
the neck, throat, or craw.

Origin of crag

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1425–75; late Middle English cragge<Middle Dutch crage neck, throat; cognate with German Kragen collar; cf. craw
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British Dictionary definitions for crag (1 of 2)

crag
/ (kræɡ) /

noun
a steep rugged rock or peak

Word Origin for crag

C13: of Celtic origin; related to Old Welsh creik rock

British Dictionary definitions for crag (2 of 2)

Crag1
/ (kræɡ) /

noun
a formation of shelly sandstone in E England, deposited during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs
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