cairny


cairny

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cairn — cairned, adj. cairny, adj. /kairn/, n. a heap of stones set up as a landmark, monument, tombstone, etc. Also, carn. [1525 35; earlier carn < ScotGael: pile of stones; perh. akin to HORN] * * * ▪ burial mound  a pile of stones that is used as a… …   Universalium


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