Associations to the word «Cairns»
CAIRN, noun. A rounded or conical heap of stones erected by early inhabitants of the British Isles, apparently as a sepulchral monument.
CAIRN, noun. A pile of stones heaped up as a landmark, to guide travelers on land or at sea, or to arrest attention, as in surveying, or in leaving traces of an exploring party, etc.
CAIRN, noun. A cairn terrier.
CAIRN TERRIER, noun. One of the oldest terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands.
CAIRN TERRIERS, noun. Plural of cairn terrier
CAIRN, noun. A mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path.
CAIRN, noun. Small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland.
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