grike

noun
\ ˈgrīk\
plural -s

Definition of grike

: crevice, crack especially : an opening in rock widened by natural forces (as weathering or solution)

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History and Etymology for grike

alteration of Middle English crike, from Old Norse kriki crack, bend, concavity

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