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  • At the sheer rock where the road went out of sight they saw him stop and lean against the rock and fire back up the road.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At this point it was enlarged from the old road to its present width by cutting into the solid bastion of the rock on the far side of the gorge; and its left or western edge, looking down from the pass and the bridge, was marked and protected by a line of upright cut blocks of stone where its edge fell sheer away to the gorge.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a sheer cliff
as in: a sheer blouse
as in: sheer fun
as in: sheered to the left
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