Definition of Clift

1. n. A cliff.



2. n. A cleft of crack; a narrow opening.

Definition of Clift

1. Noun. (rare) A cliff. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clift

1. cliff [n -S] - See also: cliff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clift

cliffhung
cliffier
cliffiest
cliffing
cliffless
clifflike
cliffordite
cliffs
cliffscape
cliffscapes
cliffside
cliffsides
clifftop
clifftops
cliffy
clift (current term)
clifted
cliftier
cliftiest
clifts
clifty
climacophobia
climacteric psychosis
climacteric syndrome
climacterical
climactericals
climacterics
climacterium
climactic

Literary usage of Clift

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"clift arrived in London on 14 Feb. 1792, his own and Hunter's birthday, ... So long as life lasted clift used 5 to call him a truly honest man, ..."

2. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1855)
"[The Causey leading from Chippenham clift to Wick Hill. ... Hither extendeth Maud Heath's gift, For where I stand is Chippenham clift. ..."

3. History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, from by Richard Anson Wheeler (1900)
"The first clift in this country is given by "Savage" as i. ... Samuel clift (No. 4) m. before 1733 Lydia Dagget ; he removed to Plainfield, Conn., ..."

4. Notable Men of Tennessee: From 1833 to 1875, Their Times and Their by Oliver Perry Temple, Mary Boyce Temple (1912)
"ONE of the most interesting characters living in East Tennessee in 1861, was William clift of Hamilton County, who was born in Greene County, in 1795. ..."

5. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"CLIFF, j. or clift. Cliff (also written CLIFFY. ... cleft, or clift. " In our ancient language the cut off or broken mountaines on the sea sides, ..."

6. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"For since the death of quadrupeds (on which M. Le Gallois operated) is so readily produced by injury to the vital organs, it appeared to Mr. clift that ..."

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