Definition of Escar
1. esker [n -S] - See also: esker
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escar
Literary usage of Escar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"Not far from, or indeed belonging to, the escar in which this shell was found, there is a line of gravel hills extending^ with slight interruption, ..."
2. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1860)
"The escar drift in the greater part of my district is composed of limestone gravel of various degrees of fineness, mixed in a small proportion with the ..."
3. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1870)
"Although the nomenclature of escar for sand-hill is peculiar to Ireland, it is curious to remark that we have now a town situated on a sand-hill, ..."