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Meaning of CRAG

Pronunciation:  krag

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a steep rugged rock or cliff

CRAG is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: cliff, drop, drop-off



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
             From crag to crag the signal flew.    --Sir W.
    2. (Geol.) A partially compacted bed of gravel mixed with
       shells, of the Tertiary age.
  2. \Crag\, n. [A form of craw: cf. D. kraag neck, collar, G.
    kragen. See {Craw}.]
    1. The neck or throat [Obs.]
             And bear the crag so stiff and so state. --Spenser.
    2. The neck piece or scrag of mutton. --Johnson.
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