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facial tissue

noun
1.
a soft, disposable paper tissue especially for cleansing the face or for use as a handkerchief.
Origin of facial tissue
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • His facial tissue folded thickly across sharp bones and he had the swarthy complexion of Sonorans.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • The brain sees to it that the thoughts within do immediately dispose of facial tissue without.

    A Man's Value to Society Newell Dwight Hillis

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