A-sharp ridge with steeply sloping edges, produced by erosion of broken sides of very tilted strata.
A-sharp steep-sided ridge formed by the erosion of tilting strata
A Viking grave marker
An upward curve or extremely obtuse angle within the upper area of every user, by a timber laid horizontally; -- the contrary of camber.
A ridge created by tilted strata; thus, any ridge with a-sharp summit, and steeply sloping sides.
A back that way of a hog; a back which rises in the centre.
A fish where back is humped some-what like a hog′ s.
a reduced, greatly crested ridge increasing upon the adjacent area, and in most cases formed of sand or gravel with boulders intermixed: in New England additionally called horseback. Compare horseback, eskar, kame.
In coal-mining, a sharp boost in a floor of a coal-seam.