Definitions

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  • adj. Having crags

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Full of crags, or steep, broken rocks; abounding with prominences, points, and inequalities; rough; rugged.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of crags, or broken rocks; rough; rugged; abounding with sharp prominences and inequalities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having hills and crags

Etymologies

crag +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The river breaks on cragged rocks, sighs its mists into a callous sky of heat and warped glass.

    Blood Quantum

  • As we got closer, a face so old and cragged with such deep wrinkles they looked like sun-baked crevasses formed by thousand of years of standing in the wind and rain.

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  • She formed cragged shores and sat alone and unmoving for years, whispering to men, then wrecking their crafts.

    ADRIFT • by Andrew S. Fuller

  • He's almost young, the face, slightly cragged, wide butte of nose, inviting cool-water creeks for eyes, the cheeks overly defined.

    Prairie Rose

  • Cratered days, our multivalent hearts, our cragged faces

    The Tavern of Planets

  • Then, they began a tortuous trek through cragged mountains and toward the highway between Tbilisi and Gori.

    Georgian Refugees' Accounts Provide Glimpse Behind Russian Lines

  • For some time we continued winding along the brinks of precipices, overhung with cragged and fantastic rocks; and after a succession of such rude and sterile scenes we swept down to Carolina, and found ourselves in another climate.

    Washington Irving

  • As for the third school of antiquaries which maintains that just as a lover calls his mistress monster or monkey, so the Spaniards called their favourite dogs crooked or cragged (the word espa馻 can be made to take these meanings) because a spaniel is notoriously the opposite — that is too fanciful a conjecture to be seriously entertained.

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  • How often have these atalayas given notice, by fire at night or smoke by day, of an approaching foe I It was down a cragged defile of these mountains, called the Pass of Lope, that the Christian armies descended into the Vega.

    The Alhambra

  • At length you see the mules slowly winding along the cragged defile, sometimes descending precipitous cliffs, so as to present themselves in full relief against the sky, sometimes toiling up the deep arid chasms below you.

    The Alhambra

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