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A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock.

[Middle English clif, from Old English.]

cliff′y adj.
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(ˈklɪf i)

adj. cliff•i•er, cliff•i•est.
abounding in or formed by cliffs: a cliffy shoreline.
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CRABTREE MONICA Dear sister of Pat, sisterin-law of Cliffy. As you were, you will always be, something special in our memories.
Holloway said: "I know there are a few that have been floating around the first team and I know from talking to Elliott (Dickman) and Cliffy (Byrne) that four or five have been training with the first team.
60.1% of locations) in areas of coarse and fine rubble, typical of cliffy areas.
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A collection was taken on the coaches to help pay Cliffy's funeral costs and NUFC fans managed to raise [pounds sterling]316 on their way to the game.