Origin of crannog
Examples from the Web for crannog
A crannog, or insulated fortress, usually constructed on piles in a loch; the same word as crannag, a pulpit.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire|John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
Carlingwark Loch contains several islets, on one of which is a crannog, or ancient lake dwelling.
In the Crannog of Lochlee, near Tarbolton, a bronze pin was found (fig. 218), the head of which was inclosed in a ring.The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
The loch having been drained away, we proceeded to exfoliate the crannog.
Evidently they were kitchen waste from the crannog, drifted to that quarter before the prevailing south-west wind.