Definition of Cliffs

1. Noun. (plural of cliff) ¹



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Definition of Cliffs

1. cliff [n] - See also: cliff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cliffs

cliff rose
cliff swallow
cliffed
cliffhang
cliffhanger
cliffhangers
cliffhanging
cliffhangs
cliffhung
cliffier
cliffiest
cliffing
cliffless
clifflike
cliffordite
cliffs (current term)
cliffscape
cliffscapes
cliffside
cliffsides
clifftop
clifftops
cliffy
clift
clifted
cliftier
cliftiest
clifts
clifty
climacophobia

Literary usage of Cliffs

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1. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"When on alluvial cones and other deposits with definite constructional slopes, fault scarps may be distinguished from abandoned shore-line cliffs (266) by ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"On the 10th day of March, 1866, the Pioneer Iron Company entered into an agreement with and leased to the Iron cliffs Company for the period of ten years ..."

3. Bulletin by Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology (1905)
"... only intermittently bare and pink ; much of the front has a graded slope, green with forest trees. cliffs of bare and precipitous rock occupy only about ..."

4. Collected Poems by Alfred Noyes (1920)
"THE WHITE cliffs WODEN made the red cliffs, the red walls of England. ... •Thor made the black cliffs, the battlements of England, Climbing to Tintagel ..."

5. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1897)
"The boldest and highest cliffs are found at the west end, and between Silver Canon and ... These cliffs, although furnishing excellent geological sections, ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Its likeness may be found wild on the cliffs of the southeastern coast of England to-day. A Curled Kale is shown in Fig. 290. The thick, tender leaves of ..."

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