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crannog:

see lake dwellinglake dwelling,
prehistoric habitation built over the shallow waters of a lake shore or a marsh, usually erected on pile-supported platforms, but sometimes on artificial islands or mounds.
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crannog

[′kran·əg]
(archeology)
An artificial island constructed from brushwood, stones, peat, and timber, and usually surrounded by a wooden palisade.
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