Crom"lech (kr?m"lµk), n. [W. cromlech; crom bending or bent, concave + llech a flat stone; akin to Ir. cromleac.] Archol.

A monument of rough stones composed of one or more large ones supported in a horizontal position upon others. They are found chiefly in countris inhabited by the ancient Celts, and are of a period anterior to the introduction of Christianity into these countries.


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