from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A round hollow in a hillside; a cirque.
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- n. A bowl-shaped geographical feature formed by glaciation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as correi.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hollow space or excavation in the side of a hill. See comb.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake
A corrie was the depression in the ground formed by a stream running down the mountainside, and it would hide the, hunters as they climbed.
I've watched 'corrie'for 40 years, watched mored programmes per week and watched the dreaded move from Wednesday.
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The shrill clarion of the cock was now heard, the demon lost all further power over his victim, and letting him drop with a mighty shudder and a neighing yell, instantly plunged into the loch, the waters of which, for a long time after, boiled and bubbled as if it were a gigantic huntsman's kettle of the kind in which he dresseth the haunch of the red-deer in the corrie.
I'm going to meet Carol in person for the first time at Rhinbeck, which didn't give me enough time to spin and then weave some of the fibre she gave me, so I took some of my brown corrie handspun and some Fly ing Sheep BFL for the weft, and some Fleece Artist Merino Sock for the warp and made this lovely scarf.
That happens much later than the cereal harvest, but at different times in different places - e.g. it might be October in a high Scottish corrie and late November in lowland England.
Stob Coire Cath na Sine – peak of the corrie of the battle of the elements
Stob Coire an Laoigh – peak of the corrie of the calf
Stob Coire Gaibhre – peak of the corrie of the goat
Stob Coire Easain – peak of the corrie of the waterfall