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 for Crannog
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crannog \Cran"nog\ (kr?n"n?g), Crannoge \Cran"noge\ (kr?n"n?j),
     n. [From Celtic; cf. Gael. crann a tree.]
     One of the stockaded islands in Scotland and Ireland which in
     ancient times were numerous in the lakes of both countries.
     They may be regarded as the very latest class of prehistoric
     strongholds, reaching their greatest development in early
     historic times, and surviving through the Middle Ages. See
     also Lake dwellings, under Lake. --Encyc. Brit.
     [1913 Webster]

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