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 for Cliff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Cliff swallow (Zool.), a North American swallow
        ({Petrochelidon lunifrons), which builds its nest against
        cliffs; the eaves swallow.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cliff \Cliff\, n. (Mus.)
     See Clef. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cliff
      n 1: a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff
           overlooking the town"; "a steep drop" [syn: cliff,
           drop, drop-off]

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