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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KRAG, n. = Craig, n.2, the neck, in derivs.: 1. kraga, a cow having a black body and a white stripe round her neck, or vice versa (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928), Sh. 1960); 2. kra(e)get, having the neck, and partly the cheeks and head, of a dark colour, and the body light-coloured, or vice versa (Ib.); 3. kragsi, a nickname for a person with a long neck (Ib.).

[Norw. dial. krage, neck.]

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"Krag n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2022 <>



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