Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variant of cleft.
  • noun A cliff.
  • To split.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A cliff.
  • noun obsolete A cleft of crack; a narrow opening.
  • noun obsolete The fork of the legs; the crotch.

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  • So hard, so dangerous, that it's impolitic for Kerry to say it, but if Clift is writing it, you know millions of folks are thinking it.

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  • So hard, so dangerous, that it's impolitic for Kerry to say it, but if Clift is writing it, you know millions of folks are thinking it.

    A heads up...

  • So hard, so dangerous, that it's impolitic for Kerry to say it, but if Clift is writing it, you know millions of folks are thinking it.

    Sic 'em, John!

  • The Clift was a particularly appropriate venue because it's a member of the Morgans Hotel Group, which is deploying Google Apps to its 1,750 employees.

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  • The Clift was a particularly appropriate venue because it's a member of the Morgans Hotel Group, which is deploying Google Apps to its 1,750 employees.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The Clift was a particularly appropriate venue because it's a member of the Morgans Hotel Group, which is deploying Google Apps to its 1,750 employees.

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  • Clift which is also perpendicular; between this abrupt extremity of the ledge of rocks and the perpendicular bluff the whole body of water passes with incredible swiftness. immediately at the cascade the river is about 300 yds. wide; about ninty or a hundred yards of this next the Lard. bluff is a smoth even sheet of water falling over a precipice of at least eighty feet, the remaining part of about 200 yards on my right formes the grandest sight I ever beheld, the hight of the fall is the same of the other but the irregular and somewhat projecting rocks below receives the water in it's passage down and brakes it into a perfect white foam which assumes

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • The big lift Montgomery Clift vintage movie poster

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  • Actually Pattinson is more of a combination of Montgomery Clift and James Dean.

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  • Though the original Broadway production which starred Tallulah Bankhead and Montgomery Clift was a hit, subsequent revivals have been rare, and the past two New York revivals, in 1986 and 1998, received mixed notices.

    Seen Enough of Stanley Kowalski? Me, Too

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