MEANING: noun: Stunted trees near the timber line on a mountain.

ETYMOLOGY: From German, from krumm (crooked) + Holz (wood). Earliest documented use: 1908.

KRUMHOLZ - original name of the Keeper for Durmstrang School of Magic before his parents moved from Bulgaria

DRUMMHOLZ - openings in a percussion instrument, designed to let the sound resonate further

SKRUMMHOLZ - hanky-panky on the Rugby pitch