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  1. having or full of crannies.
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Origin of crannied

First recorded in 1400–50, crannied is from the late Middle English word cranyyd. See cranny, -ed3
Related formsun·cran·nied, adjective
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Related Words

separated, torn, broken, rent, cracked, parted, crenelated, riven, perforated, pierced, cloven, crannied

Examples from the Web for crannied

Historical Examples

  • His mother, on a stuel, At the crannied hearth prepared his gruel.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 11, June 11, 1870


  • Flower in the crannied wall,I pluck you out of the crannies.Tennyson.

  • The little flower in the crannied wall could tell what God and man is.

  • We think of Tennyson's "little flower in the crannied wall."

    Nature Mysticism

    J. Edward Mercer

  • Then a hissing ensued, and a roll of shingle, and the water poured huddling and lappeting back from the chine itself had crannied.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore