1 [krag]
a steep, rugged rock; rough, broken, projecting part of a rock.

1275–1325; Middle English < British Celtic; akin to Welsh craig rock

craglike, adjective Unabridged


2 [krag]
noun Scot. and North England.
the neck, throat, or craw.

1425–75; late Middle English cragge < Middle Dutch crage neck, throat; cognate with German Kragen collar; cf. craw Unabridged
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crag (kræɡ)
a steep rugged rock or peak
[C13: of Celtic origin; related to Old Welsh creik rock]

Crag (kræɡ)
a formation of shelly sandstone in E England, deposited during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, probably from a Celtic source akin to O.Ir. crec "rock," and carrac "cliff," and Manx creg.
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Example sentences
Drifts piled high in bleak ravines, and the grim gneissoid crags were begirt
  with gigantic icicles.
Eagles cried out as they soared across the chasms to their crags.
Above these flower-dotted slopes the gray, savage wilderness of crags and peaks
  seems lifeless and bare.
Walking these windswept crags on a multi-day foot trip will give you an
  entirely new perspective on the land and its people.
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