Definition of Escar

1. esker [n -S] - See also: esker



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escar

escapement
escapements
escaper
escapers
escapes
escapeth
escaping
escapism
escapisms
escapist
escapists
escapologies
escapologist
escapologists
escapology
escar (current term)
escarbuncle
escarbuncles
escargatoire
escargatoires
escargot
escargots
escarole
escaroles
escarp
escarped
escarping
escarpment
escarpments
escarps

Literary usage of Escar

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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, ..."

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