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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 mountains were lofty, with snowy peaks and cragged sides; it was hoped, however, that some practicable defile might be found.
The river was confined between high and cragged rocks, one of which impended above the spot where the canoe rested.
A Jagged Edge B Ragged Verge C Haggard End D Cragged Fringe 7.
George Kennan had been so famously in his book Around the Cragged Hill, but there were others: former New York Mayor John Lindsay, for instance, had been on the advisory board of FAIR, the restrictionist Washington lobby.
It had not occurred to me that my riven attention might be visible in my face, or even that someone would look closely at my face, which has been cragged and laciniate since I was a boy.
Timorous Beasties Printroom & Showroom, timorousbeasties.com, 7 Cragged Place, Glasgow, G13 2UN.
Remember: Bulgaria is that cragged green ex Soviet state that sprouted an unseemly number of Olympic gold medalist weightlifters during the Cold War.
After pouring off the cragged mountainsides, the river threads through canyons that most anywhere along the way offers a stunning visual for onlookers.
On a huge hill, Cragged and steep, Truth stands, and he that will Reach her, about must, and about must go, And what the hill's suddenness resists, win so.