- a steep, rugged rock; rough, broken, projecting part of a rock.
Origin of crag1
- the neck, throat, or craw.
Origin of crag2
Related Words for cragsridge, elevation, pile, peak, bluff, cliff, sierra, volcano, crag, eminence, height, metal, rubble, lava, earth, gravel, slab, crystal, grain, rock
Examples from the Web for crags
Historical Examples of crags
It was a dread of the abyss, the dread of the crags which seemed to nod upon me.A Set of Six
In all directions were mountains, canyons, and crags in bewildering profusion.A Canyon Voyage
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
There are smooth patches, but it is broken up into crags and seracs.The Crystal Hunters
George Manville Fenn
There is just a footpath between the crags and the pond, which is very deep on that side.When Life Was Young
C. A. Stephens
And then two black figures were outlined on the crags beyond.The Story of a Mine
- a formation of shelly sandstone in E England, deposited during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs
- a steep rugged rock or peak
Word Origin for crag
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.