gryke


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gryke

(ɡraɪk)
n
(Geological Science) a variant spelling of grike
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Or a piece of stone had fallen into the gryke to chock it.
If there is litter down in grykes or behind the coach park where it might blow into private land we need to look at that.
On others I had to battle through heather, peat-bog, closely planted trees, barbed wire fences or limestone clints and grykes."
The rock has been carved, by thousands of years of rainfall, into a mosaic of gullies - or grykes - no more than a foot deep, but each one contains a unique little landscape of its own, complete with the rarest of flowers and animals, safe from the harsher and windswept rocky surface and the foraging tongues of 'John Wayne' and trap rides offthe ferry cows, inches away.