What does the word cairn mean?

Usage examples for cairn

  1. At first every ascent of the cliff was embittered by a painful consciousness of the cairn upon the north edge. – Into the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  2. Released in the late afternoon, lodged in a hut at the edge of the small camp, he used the moment's leisure to climb a small hill and at its height to throw himself down beside a broken cairn. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  3. When they had reached the mountain, Cuchulainn asked: " What is the white cairn yonder on the top of the mountain?" – The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cualnge) by Unknown