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G. crug n. “beak (espec. of a ship)” (Category: Nose)

⚠️G. crug, n. “beak (espec. of a ship)” (Category: Nose)

A noun in the Gnomish Lexicon of the 1910s glossed “beak” that Tolkien specified was used “espec[ially] of a ship” (GL/27). Its etymology is unclear, but it was likely related to G. crunc “crow”.

Reference ✧ GL/27 ✧ “beak (espec. of a ship)”