false face

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  1. a mask covering the face.

Origin of false face

First recorded in 1810–20

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How to use false face in a sentence

  • He threw the ball and after it was thrown he walked straight up to a man in blue who had on a false face.

    The Boy Grew Older | Heywood Broun
  • For my own part, two days are enough for me; besides, what interest could Dufresne have in putting on a false face with us?

  • Here comes another ghoul, in a false face and black gown and hood!

    Cruel As The Grave | Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  • I mustn't whisper a word about it yet, so false face must hide what the false heart doth know.

    The Christian | Hall Caine
  • My mother is fool enough to yearn for one more sight of your false face; you will come with me and see her.'

    Erema | R. D. Blackmore