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hogback

[hawg-bak, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌbæk, ˈhɒg-/
noun, Geology
1.
a long, sharply crested ridge, generally formed of steeply inclined strata that are especially resistant to erosion.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; hog + back1
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British Dictionary definitions for hog back

hogback

/ˈhɒɡˌbæk/
noun
1.
Also called hog's back. a narrow ridge that consists of steeply inclined rock strata
2.
(archaeol) a Saxon or Scandinavian tomb with sloping sides
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