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In your exhilaration, you grab a stone and drop it on the nearest cairn as if to say, I was here!
On his left hand and behind him lay the rich belt of woodland that marked the courses of the rivers Cluden and Cairn.
HUNTED AND HARRIEDR.M. BALLANTYNE
His Grace sent Castalia a beautiful wedding present: a cairn-gorm, set in solid silver.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
And now, behold, I break open the piled stones of your cairn, and I let in the noon between your ribs.
My experience was such by this time that I saw at a glance this cairn was not the work of a native.
We can go no further till we find an unrifled cairn burial answering to Homeric descriptions.
Dovers built a small cairn on the summit of the island and took angles to the outlying rocks.
Then we built a little cairn to mark his resting-place for future use, and wandered on in search of the rest of his party.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
I cannot commence my observations at the cairn till I have warmed my hands over a dung fire.
Every barn he knew, and cairn and croft and steeple recalled stories of his boyhood.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL

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