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facer

[fey-ser] /ˈfeɪ sər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that faces.
2.
Informal. a blow in the face.
3.
British Informal. an unexpected major difficulty, dilemma, or defeat.
Origin
1505-1515
1505-15; face + -er1
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  • After the honeycombing, the workers smoothed the surface of the faces with a hand facer or bumper tool.
British Dictionary definitions for facer

facer

/ˈfeɪsə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that faces
2.
a lathe tool used to turn a face perpendicular to the axis of rotation
3.
(Brit, informal) a difficulty or problem
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