open-faced

[oh-puhn-feyst]
adjective
1.
having a frank or ingenuous face.
2.
Also, open-face. designating an open sandwich.
3.
(of a watch) having the dial covered only by the crystal.
Compare hunting case.


Origin:
1600–10

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open-faced
 
adj
1.  having an ingenuous expression
2.  (of a watch) having no lid or cover other than the glass

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Sometimes the fish is folded in half to enclose the filling, but traditionally, it's grilled open-faced.
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