Clich'e
Clich'e Cli`ch['e]", n. [F. clich['e], from clicher to stereotype.] 1. A stereotype plate or any similar reproduction of ornament, or lettering, in relief. [1913 Webster]

2. a trite or obvious remark.

Syn: platitude, banality, commonplace, bromide. [WordNet 1.5]

{Clich['e] casting}, a mode of obtaining an impression from a die or woodcut, or the like, by striking it suddenly upon metal which has been fused and is just becoming solid; also, the casting so obtained. [1913 Webster]


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