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cliche


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clich'e  \Cli`ch['e]"\,  n.  [F.  clich['e],  from  clicher  to 
  stereotype.] 
  A  stereotype  plate  or  any  similar  reproduction  of  ornament, 
  or  lettering,  in  relief. 
 
  {Clich['e]  casting},  a  mode  of  obtaining  an  impression  from  a 
  die  or  woodcut,  or  the  like  by  striking  it  suddenly  upon 
  metal  which  has  been  fused  and  is  just  becoming  solid; 
  also  the  casting  so  obtained. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cliche 
  n  :  a  trite  or  obvious  remark  [syn:  {platitude},  {banality},  {commonplace}, 
  {bromide}] 




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