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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"


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.
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.
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.
His face is lit with sky, textured with ocean breeze, almost identical to Mom's but more fluid, less cragged.
25) Tentative in quality, shaded only with hatch marks, the work depicts a ship anchored in a picturesque harbor, a cragged tree in the foreground, and a squat mountain in the background.