Clift
Clift Clift, n. [See {Cleft}, n.] 1. A cleft of crack; a narrow opening. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. The fork of the legs; the crotch. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Clift — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Eleanor Clift (* 1940), US amerikanische Journalistin Joseph W. Clift (1837–1908), US amerikanischer Politiker Montgomery Clift (1920–1966), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Robert Clift (* 1962), britischer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clift — Clift, n. [See 1st {Cliff}, n.] A cliff. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That gainst the craggy clifts did loudly roar. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clift — Clift, Montgomery …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Clift — Many English surnames are described as habitational, and derive from residence at some prominent natural feature or at a place with the same meaning. In the case of Clift, originally recorded as Clyft , we have a name of Olde English East Anglian …   Surnames reference

  • clift — noun /klɪft/ A cliff. So downe he fell, as an huge rockie clift, / Whose false foundation waues haue washt away [...] …   Wiktionary

  • clift — I. ˈklift archaic or dialect variant of cleft II. noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English, alteration (influenced by clift cleft) of clif cliff more at cliff …   Useful english dictionary

  • clift — /klift/, n. South Midland U.S. cliff. [1350 1400; ME, alter. of CLIFF (perh. by influence of CLEFT1)] * * * …   Universalium

  • Clift — Clịft,   Montgomery, amerikanischer Filmschauspieler, * Omaha (Nebraska) 17. 10. 1920, ✝ New York 24. 7. 1966; empfindsamer Interpret schwieriger Charakterrollen.   Filme: Die Erbin (1949); Ein Platz an der Sonne (1951); Verdammt in alle… …   Universal-Lexikon

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