|‘Flower in the crannied wall’|
|By Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892)|
|FLOWER in the crannied wall,|
|I pluck you out of the crannies;—|
|Hold you here, root and all, in my hand,|
|Little flower—but if I could understand|
|What you are, root and all, and all in all,||5|
|I should know what God and man is.|
The family of Jean Alexander, who played the Coronation Street battleaxe, found them in a wardrobe
One sommelier compares Pinotage to the torture technique in which “you get a tyre, douse it in gasoline, stick it around someone's neck, and light it on fire”
n., pl., -nies.
A small opening, as in a wall or rock face; a crevice.
[Middle English crani, perhaps alteration of Old French cren, cran, notch, from *crener, to notch.]crannied cran'nied adj.