Origin of rockface

First recorded in 1850–55; rock1 + face Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for rockface

Historical Examples of rockface

  • The waters that fell at seasons from the open mouths of the cañons half way up the Rockface were dried.

  • It was two of the clock by the starry heavens when these two riders entered the blind opening in the Rockface and disappeared.

  • There were soft whispers afloat that he was with the Pomos up under the Rockface at the north.

  • He thought at every slip and scramble that she must fall and go hurtling down the Rockface.