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cliff


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cliff  \Cliff\  (kl[i^]f),  n.  [AS.  clif,  cloef;  akin  to  OS  klif, 
  D.  klif,  klip,  Icel.  klif,  Dan.  &  G.  klippe  Sw  klippa; 
  perh.  orig.  a  climbing  place  See  {Climb}.] 
  A  high,  steep  rock;  a  precipice. 
 
  {Cliff  swallow}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  North  American  swallow 
  ({Petrochelidon  lunifrons}),  which  builds  its  nest  against 
  cliffs;  the  {eaves  swallow}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cliff  \Cliff\,  n.  (Mus.) 
  See  {Clef}.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cliff 
  n  :  a  steep  high  face  of  rock  [syn:  {drop-off}] 




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