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cranny

noun

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an irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure
  • one climbing shoe got wedged into a cranny on the face of the cliff

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The first known use of cranny was in the 15th century

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“Cranny.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cranny. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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