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cliff brake

cliff brake
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klif breyk]
    • /klɪf breɪk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klif breyk]
    • /klɪf breɪk/

Definition of cliff brake words

  • noun cliff brake any of several common ferns of the genus Pellaea, usually growing in pockets of thin soil on rocks. 1

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Origin of cliff brake

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1865-70

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Parts of speech for Cliff brake

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

cliff brake popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

cliff brake usage trend in Literature

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