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crag

 (krăg)
n.
A steep rugged mass of rock projecting upward or outward.

[Middle English, from Welsh craig or Scottish Gaelic creagh.]

crag′ged (krăg′ĭd) adj.
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Adj.1.cragged - having hills and crags; "hilly terrain"
rough, unsmooth - having or caused by an irregular surface; "trees with rough bark"; "rough ground"; "rough skin"; "rough blankets"; "his unsmooth face"

cragged

adjective
Having a surface that is not smooth:
References in classic literature ?
The river was confined between high and cragged rocks, one of which impended above the spot where the canoe rested.
The mountains were lofty, with snowy peaks and cragged sides; it was hoped, however, that some practicable defile might be found.
All the photos were shot on the cragged roads of New England, in between days wading around, ass-deep, in a cranberry bog.
Kennan's two volumes of memoirs, the aforementioned Lukacs and Gaddis biographies, another by Lee Congdon, an excellent book of correspondence between Kennan and Lukacs, Kennan's reminisces in Sketches of a Life, and his best-selling book of personal philosophy, Around the Cragged Hill, make much of the diaries redundant.