noun South Midland U.S.
Origin of clift
Examples from the Web for clift
Contemporary Examples of clift
At bottom, then, the press conference reflected the general drift that Clift described.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Gaffe and How His Campaign Lost Its Groove
June 9, 2012
Clift: What do you make of the chatter about how Obama has insulted Wall Street, and their feelings are hurt?
Clift: Jamie Dimon, considered the king of Wall Street, survived challenges to his leadership.
Clift: The Volcker Rule is supposed to go into effect this summer.
Clift: If this had happened to a less well-capitalized bank, what would the impact be?
Historical Examples of clift
Neither Cuvier, nor the German doctors, nor Mr. Clift had succeeded in so doing.Extinct Monsters
H. N. Hutchinson
Bobby called it "clift," after the manner of the people on the Indian Kaintuck.Queer Stories for Boys and Girls
He falls over a clift inter a ragin' torrent—an' slips through an army of men.When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry
Charles Neville Buck
Clift, klift, n. same as Cliff, the form arising under the influence of Cleft.
Malcolm rising up to look about him a little, spied six MacLeods creeping in about to the clift with their muskets cock'd.The Lyon in Mourning, Vol. 1