Origin of visage
Examples from the Web for visage
Reid looked grim, his head slightly bowed as he strode purposefully, not saying anything, his visage adding to the drama.
His manners and habits were quite different from those of other persons, and his visage was full of godly dignity.'Rulers of India: Akbar|George Bruce Malleson
When under the influence of the latter feeling, his eye never failed to seek the visage of his dull and impenetrable kinsman.The Prairie|J. Fenimore Cooper
His visage was covered with sweat; his pupils were full of red lights.Sacrifice|Stephen French Whitman
British Dictionary definitions for visage
noun mainly literary
Word Origin for visage
Word Origin and History for visage
c.1300, from Old French visage, from vis "face, appearance," from Latin visus "a look, vision," from past participle stem of videre "to see" (see vision). Visagiste "make-up artist" is recorded from 1958, from French.