/ (ˈklɪftən) /
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a handsome nocturnal moth, Catocala fraxini, that is brown with bluish patches on the hindwings: related to the red underwing
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This is a test of whether public television can support a show like this as it does its nonpareil documentary series, Frontline.The Two Best Newscasts You Aren't Watching|Peter Osnos|March 17, 2009|DAILY BEAST
What high person would not keep for himself, to say nothing of eating, some fraction of such a Nonpareil?History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
The 'Nonpareil Speaker' will be welcomed by parents and teachers for the fresh material graded for all ages.The Blue Jar Story Book|Maria Edgeworth
This fruit has been thought to resemble the Ohio Nonpareil, but I think it is different.American Pomology|J. A. Warder
He once made a short expedition with one of my sisters to Achill, Clifden, and Galway.The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I.|Sir Leslie Stephen
The railway line from Galway ends at Clifden, a town so unimportant and quiet that, in itself, it does not warrant remark.Romantic Ireland; volume 2/2|M.F and B. McM. Mansfield