crag

  • 1 crag — crag; crag·gan; crag·ged; crag·ged·ness; crag·gi·ly; crag·gi·ness; crag·gy; …

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  • 2 Crag — may refer to: A steep rugged mass of rock projecting upward or outward, especially a cliff or vertical rock exposure in the north of England or in Scotland (Irish: creag, Scottish Gaelic: creag, Welsh: craig). A rock climbers term for a cliff or… …

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  • 3 Crag — (kr[a^]g), n. [W. craig; akin to Gael. creag, Corn. karak, Armor. karrek.] 1. A steep, rugged rock; a rough, broken cliff, or point of a rock, on a ledge. [1913 Webster] From crag to crag the signal flew. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) A …

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  • 4 Crag — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Crag (Arizona) Crag (West Virginia) Crag O Lea (Missouri) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …

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  • 5 Crag — Crag, n. [A form of craw: cf. D. kraag neck, collar, G. kragen. See {Craw}.] 1. The neck or throat [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And bear the crag so stiff and so state. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The neck piece or scrag of mutton. Johnson. [1913… …

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  • 6 crag´gi|ly — crag|gy «KRAG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. 1. having many crags; steep and rugged; rough: »The craggy hill was difficult to climb. 2. rough; uneven: » …

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  • 7 crag|gy — «KRAG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. 1. having many crags; steep and rugged; rough: »The craggy hill was difficult to climb. 2. rough; uneven: » …

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  • 8 Crag — (spr Krag), tertiäre Ablagerung von Grus, findet sich in den englischen Grafschaften Suffolk u. Norfolk u. führt Versteinerungen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Crag — (engl., spr. krägg), pliocänes Schichtensystem, s. Tertiärformation …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 Crag — (spr. krägg), die jüngsten Tertiärablagerungen Englands, meist Sandmergel, reich an Fossilien …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Crag — crag, creag pierre cassée, grès Bretagne …

    Glossaire des noms topographiques en France

  • 12 crag — [kræg] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: From a Celtic language] a high and very steep rough rock or mass of rocks …

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  • 13 crag — [ kræg ] noun count a very steep rough part of a cliff or mountain …

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  • 14 crag — early 14c.; as a place name element attested from c.1200, probably from a Celtic source akin to O.Ir. crec rock, and carrac cliff, Welsh craig rock, stone, Manx creg …

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  • 15 crag — ► NOUN ▪ a steep or rugged cliff or rock face. ORIGIN Celtic …

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  • 16 crag — crag1 [krag] n. [ME < Celt, as in Welsh craig, Ir carraig, Gael creag < IE base * kar ,HARD] a steep, rugged rock that rises above others or projects from a rock mass crag2 [krag] n. [ME cragge < MDu crage: for IE base see CRAW] Chiefly… …

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  • 17 Crag — L Abbey Craig, un crag avec queue près de Stirling. A son sommet, le Wallace monument sur la droite, et la longue queue qui descend vers la gauche. Un crag (craig en Scots, et parfois écrit cragg), est une colline rocheuse, ou une montagne,… …

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  • 18 crag — UK [kræɡ] / US noun [countable] Word forms crag : singular crag plural crags a very steep rough part of a cliff or mountain …

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  • 19 crag — (kragh ) s. m. Terme de géologie. Calcaire coquillier de l étage supérieur du terrain supercrétacé. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Mot celtique signifiant pierre, et qui, sous la forme de crag ou crage, est usité en ce sens dans quelques départements : les… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 crag — [[t]kræ̱g[/t]] crags N COUNT A crag is a steep rocky cliff or part of a mountain …

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