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hatchet face

noun
  1. a thin face with sharp features.
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Origin of hatchet face

First recorded in 1640–50
Related formshatch·et-faced, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hatchet face

Historical Examples

  • He have hatchet-face; Ba'teese no like a man with a hatchet-face.

    The White Desert

    Courtney Ryley Cooper

  • 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

  • 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.