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Cairn
From the Robert E. Howard Lexicon


“Now he merely went about heaping stones over the body to make a cairn that wolves and jackals could not tear into.”

-The Daughter of Erlik Khan

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NOUN

cairns (plural noun)

1. a mound of rough stones built as a memorial or landmark, usually on a hilltop or skyline.

 a prehistoric burial mound of stacked stones.

2. a small terrier breed with short legs, a long body, and shaggy coat.

ORIGIN

late Middle English: from Scottish Gaelic carn.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cairn

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