cairned
adjective see cairn

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  • cairned — adj. piled up, like a cairn. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cairned — adjective /kɛɜːnt,kɛəɹnd/ Possessed of a cairn. At the W. end of the ridge on which the spectator is standing, are Penmaen Bach, and Allt Wen, over which peers the three cairned summit of Penmaen Mawr …   Wiktionary

  • cairned — See cairn. * * * …   Universalium

  • cairned — adjective marked by cairns • Pertains to noun: ↑cairn …   Useful english dictionary

  • cairn — cairned, adj. cairny, adj. /kairn/, n. a heap of stones set up as a landmark, monument, tombstone, etc. Also, carn. [1525 35; earlier carn < ScotGael: pile of stones; perh. akin to HORN] * * * ▪ burial mound  a pile of stones that is used as a… …   Universalium

  • cairn — noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) carne, from Scottish Gaelic carn; akin to Old Irish & Welsh carn cairn Date: 15th century a heap of stones piled up as a memorial or as a landmark • cairned adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Buckbarrow — Infobox Mountain Name = Buckbarrow Photo = The cliffs of Buckbarrow.jpg Caption = The cliffs of Buckbarrow are unassailable to walkers and prevent a direct ascent Elevation = 423 m (1,388 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Western …   Wikipedia

  • Seathwaite Fell — Infobox Mountain Name = Seathwaite Fell Photo = Seathwaite Fell from Seathwaite.jpg Caption = Seathwaite Fell from Seathwaite. Elevation = 632 m (2,073 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Southern Fells Prominence = c. 31 m Parent… …   Wikipedia

  • Shipman Knotts — Infobox Mountain Name = Shipman Knotts Photo = Shipman Knotts from Goat Scar.jpg Caption = Shipman Knotts seen from the cairn on Goat Scar. Elevation = 587 m (1,926 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Far Eastern Fells Prominence …   Wikipedia

  • Kaaterskill High Peak — Infobox Mountain Name = Kaaterskill High Peak Photo = Kaaterskill High Peak.jpg Caption = Kaaterskill High Peak from southwest Elevation = 3,655 feet (1,114 m) Location = Catskills, New York, USA Range = Escarpment Prominence = 1,775 feet (541 m) …   Wikipedia

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