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  • adj. Abounding in cliffs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having cliffs; broken; craggy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having cliffs; broken; craggy: as, “Vecta's cliffy isle,”


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  • Only famous person I have met, was cliffy B. (dev from gears of war and unreal and such) in an airport bathroom.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Diary #37: “Gary Coleman Sighting”

  • The former Bush adviser called this, if we go after it, we'll be hurling ourselves off a cliffy, opposing Sotomayor, what do you think?

    CNN Transcript May 27, 2009

  • The High Coast of Ǻngermanland is the only hilly coastline in east Sweden, a region of steep-sided flat-topped forested hills and cliffy coasts with particularly interesting geology and geomorphology.

    Kvarken Archipelago High Coast, Finland and Sweden

  • I think the reason why Dart Vader never opposed Palpatine because he owe him his life after saving him af the battle of obi wan kenobi cliffy said ...

    The Tao Of Sith

  • It was a world made of rock—a deep red rock that looked like nothing on Earth, craggy and cliffy and endless.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • The world was made of rock—a deep red rock that looked like nothing on Earth, craggy and cliffy and endless.

    The Shadow Thieves

  • Against the sky, upon a cliffy mountain, the radiant temple beams upon them over deep, subjacent woods; they, behind a mound, as if seeking shelter from the splendour — one prostrate on his face, one kneeling, and with hands ecstatically lifted — yearn with passion after that immortal city.

    Lay Morals

  • Here's Thoreau, admiring "naked Nature" on Cape Cod, "inhumanly sincere, wasting no thought on man, nibbling at the cliffy shore where gulls wheel amid the spray."

    A Brief Tour of the Classics, Led by a Nimble Expert

  • At last, after walking about an hour and a half (= four miles and a half) towards the Shárr, with our backs turned upon our goal, the rat-faced little intriguer, Hasan, declared that he knew nothing about El – Khulasah, but that Zibayyib lay there! pointing to a bright-red cliffy peak,

    The Land of Midian

  • At 10: 45 a.m. we were alongside of Baráhkán, a double feature, lumpy and cliffy, connected by a low sandy isthmus: the eastern flank gives good shelter to native crafts.

    The Land of Midian


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