- an exposure of rock in a steep slope or cliff.
Origin of rockface
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Examples from the Web for 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.