Origin of crag1
Definition for crags (2 of 2)
noun Scot. and North England.
Origin of crag2
Examples from the Web for crags
On over the crags and glaciers Tarrano guided their frail flying platform.Tarrano the Conqueror|Raymond King Cummings
Her stride from the axle of the wheel to the step higher would have been a graceful spectacle on Alpine crags.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
How I drifted, a sort of human flotsam, against the crags of Styria would be a long, uninteresting story.Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy|Charles Major
It was a dread of the abyss, the dread of the crags which seemed to nod upon me.A Set of Six|Joseph Conrad
One day I climbed up and hid myself in the crags to watch them.Wild Life on the Rockies|Enos A. Mills
British Dictionary definitions for crags (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for crags (2 of 2)
Word Origin for crag
Word Origin and History for crags
early 14c.; as a place-name element attested from c.1200, probably from a Celtic source akin to Old Irish crec "rock," and carrac "cliff," Welsh craig "rock, stone," Manx creg.