Origin of esker
Related Words for eskerridge, dune, promontory, bluff, cliff, hilltop, rim, hill, slope, hillside, highland, acclivity, elevation, incline, prominence, hillock, mount, rise, drift, precipice
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Historical Examples of esker
And he went to the friars at Esker to take it off of him, and they took it off.
Do you think he will teach us to do cures like the friars used at Esker?Where There is Nothing
William Butler Yeats
I'll be bound he's on the Esker, looking afther the sheep, poor crathurs, durin' Andy Connor's illness in the small-pock.The Dead Boxer
Under that end of this Esker which pointed nearest to the south-west, stood the chapel we have just mentioned.The Tithe-Proctor
The esker is fully a quarter of a mile long, about thirty feet high, and four rods wide at its base.
eskar (ˈɛskɑː, -kə)
Word Origin for esker
"deposit left by a glacial stream," 1852, from Irish eiscir "ridge of gravel."