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rock wall

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  1. rock fence.
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Origin of rock wall

First recorded in 1900–05
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • When so moved a little niche in the rock-wall back of it was exposed.

    Pocket Island

    Charles Clark Munn

  • It looked an ugly place, but there I must go, for the rock-wall I was on was getting unclimbable.

    Prester John

    John Buchan

  • The figure with its background of rock-wall seemed to lose form.

  • The line of light at the foot of the rock-wall is the only entrance to the glacière.

  • Instead of sitting up straight upon his front feet, he leaned over against the side of the rock-wall in a very sad sort of way.