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hatchet face

a thin face with sharp features.
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hatchet-faced, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Down to the shore of the creek trooped the party, followed closely by the hatchet-face and a score of tribesmen.

    The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • The hatchet-face in turn shouted something to the men behind.

    The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • His hatchet-face softened for a moment, as if he was sorry for her.

    The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
  • Then both parties waited while the hunters reported what they knew to the hatchet-face.

    The Pathless Trail Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • The Jek was coal black, his scales glittering in the cold sunlight, his hatchet-face inscrutable.

    The Stoker and the Stars Algirdas Jonas Budrys (AKA John A. Sentry)
  • He have hatchet-face; Ba'teese no like a man with a hatchet-face.

    The White Desert Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • The hatchet-face and sharp-nose looked towards the little fat Judge wedged in between the giants.

  • The gambler rose as he said this, snatched up his silver box and dashed it into the teeth of hatchet-face.

  • She showed it in her face—a hatchet-face at best behind the plentiful sprinkling of freckles that adorned it.

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