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open-faced

[oh-puh n-feyst] /ˈoʊ pənˈfeɪst/
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
1600-1610
1600-10
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  • Sometimes the fish is folded in half to enclose the filling, but traditionally, it's grilled open-faced.
British Dictionary definitions for open-faced

open-faced

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