English version

cranny

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nature
crannycran‧ny /ˈkræni/ noun (plural crannies) [countable] 🔊 🔊 DNa small narrow hole in a wall or rock 🔊 The toad hid itself in a cranny in the wall. nook and cranny at nook(3)
Examples from the Corpus
crannyThe eccentric shape of the room made a cranny, and here he could create the illusion of solitude.We feel every ache in every nook and cranny, and the nooks and crannies themselves seem to multiply.Every nook and cranny is full of life, and new crannies are being made.These should be able to find nooks and crannies in which they will be safe.He merely watched the obscure corners of the busy planet and poked his stubby nose into dusty crannies.Stewart digresses to fill every cranny in her heroine's past.Advertisements of the grossest, most manipulative kind, insinuating their poison into every cranny of the country.This Peeping Tom has put his eye to the nick or cranny in our walls and peers shamelessly in.
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