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white-faced

[hwahyt-feyst, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌfeɪst, ˈwaɪt-/
adjective
1.
having a white or pale face.
2.
marked with white on the front of the head, as a horse.
3.
having a white front or surface.
Origin of white-faced
1585-1595
1585-95
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Contemporary Examples
  • As the love song swelled, four white-faced models in white gowns assembled in a circle before the room went black.

Historical Examples
  • Pete Benda, thin and too white-faced for his own good health, saw Janet come in.

    Janet Hardy in Hollywood Ruthe S. Wheeler
  • Lalage closed the door and then stood, waiting, white-faced and desperate.

    People of Position Stanley Portal Hyatt
  • On the whole, it seems to me something to be rather proud of; I smile approvingly at that thin, white-faced youth.

  • Trembling, Lee stood up, with the mute, white-faced Aura clinging to him.

    The World Beyond Raymond King Cummings
  • The vital question hung like a sword over the white-faced girl.

    The Rainbow Trail Zane Grey
  • Then a messenger, white-faced, arrived with a written note for the chief executive.

    Pariah Planet Murray Leinster
  • The white-faced young second was through the ropes with the first clash of sound.

    The Game Jack London
  • For an instant Azuba stared, white-faced, at the cremation of the bonnet.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • In one corner of the room was a man, a white-faced, sickly looking man with a head too big for his body.

    The Green Rust Edgar Wallace

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