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rock wall

Origin of rock wall
1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The line of light at the foot of the rock-wall is the only entrance to the glacière.

    Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland George Forrest Browne
  • When so moved a little niche in the rock-wall back of it was exposed.

    Pocket Island Charles Clark Munn
  • We crossed it singly astride, and found on the other side a path which led us by a wide sweep round the rock-wall.

    Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
  • It looked an ugly place, but there I must go, for the rock-wall I was on was getting unclimbable.

    Prester John John Buchan
  • Mounting steadily toward the Disgrazia and along the base of the rock-wall, we drew near the point of attack already selected.

    Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
  • The figure with its background of rock-wall seemed to lose form.

  • We came abruptly to a rock-wall, loose, but firmly set in a low arched depression.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • Instead of sitting up straight upon his front feet, he leaned over against the side of the rock-wall in a very sad sort of way.

    The King of Gee-Whiz Emerson Hough
  • As we approached the rock-wall clouds swept rapidly over it.

    Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
  • Fears of this rock-wall, however, had been excited long before we reached it.

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