from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A steep rugged mass of rock projecting upward or outward.
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- n. A rocky outcrop.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A steep, rugged rock; a rough, broken cliff, or point of a rock, on a ledge.
- n. A partially compacted bed of gravel mixed with shells, of the Tertiary age.
- n. The neck or throat.
- n. The neck piece or scrag of mutton.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A steep, rugged rock; a rough, broken rock, or projecting part of a rock.
- n. In geology, certain strata of Pliocene age occurring in the southeastern counties of England.
- n. The neck; the throat; the scrag.
- n. The craw.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a steep rugged rock or cliff
Middle English, from Welsh craig or Scottish Gaelic creagh.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Of uncertain Celtic origin; compare Scots craig, Scottish Gaelic creag, Irish creag, Welsh craig, Manx creg. (Wiktionary)