Meaning of “crag” in the English Dictionary

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"crag" in British English

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cragnoun [ C ]

uk /kræɡ/ us /kræɡ/

Examples from literature

  • A rock—oh! to look down from its crags to the land below! 
  • On a crag below, something hung as floating to the blast. 
  • The beautiful palace nestles among the grand old groves of the park, the park sits in the lap of the picturesque crags and hills, and both look out upon the breezy ocean. 
  • They swarmed up the crag like ants. 
  • You will understand the difficulty when you are told that this castle is built on crags, whose broken summits are its foundations, and give it its form. 

(Definition of “crag” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)