Carn



cairn.
Historical Examples

It is to you I owe the character of being the greatest coward in carn Du.
A Terrible Coward George Manville Fenn

But their caps were washed up on the shore, and worn ever since by the Women of carn Trewoofa.
Twos and Threes G. B. Stern

Redruth is under the shadow of carn Brea, the home of paleolithic man.
Cornish Saints and Sinners J. Henry Harris

Even carn Trewoofa is no stranger to certain conditions of etiquette.
Twos and Threes G. B. Stern

Mr carn then informed her she might put her seal upon whatever she meant hereafter to claim or dispute, and took his leave.
Cecilia, Volume 3 (of 3) Frances (Fanny) Burney (Madame d’Arblay)

A corruption, probably from carn, a cairn; aridh, a shieling.
Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot

The hill slopes gently northward till it reaches a headland or carn of granite boldly projecting.
Armorel of Lyonesse Walter Besant

The present meaning of the root carn- is March, just as it is in U-krain.
Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham

Not until the granite pillar of the distant Gulf Rock opened up beyond carn du was it necessary to turn the boat’s head seawards.
The Pillar of Light Louis Tracy

He fled over the moors, from carn to carn, and from cave to cave.
Trevethlan (Vol 3 of 3) William Davy Watson

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