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crag

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noun \ˈkrag\

Definition of crag

  1. 1 :  a steep rugged rock or cliff

  2. 2 archaic :  a sharp detached fragment of rock

cragged

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Origin and Etymology of crag

Middle English, of Celt origin; akin to Welsh craig rock


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crag

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Definition of crag

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  neck, throat

Origin and Etymology of crag

Middle English, from Middle Dutch crāghe; akin to Old English cræga throat — more at craw


CRAG Defined for Kids

crag

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noun \ˈkrag\

Definition of crag for Students

  1. :  a steep rock or cliff



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