clich'e

Clich\'e

Cli`ch['e]"\, n. [F. clich['e], from clicher to stereotype.] A stereotype plate or any similar reproduction of ornament, or lettering, in relief.

Clich['e] casting, a mode of obtaining an impression from a die or woodcut, or the like, by striking it suddenly upon metal which has been fused and is just becoming solid; also, the casting so obtained.
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