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Definition of false face in English:


A mask, especially as traditionally worn ceremonially by some North American Indian peoples.
Example sentences
  • My grandmother used to refer to Halloween masks as false faces.
  • Traditionally all over Ireland wren boys and girls go out disguised with false faces and boxes to sing for the wren.
  • There are prizes for the best dressed ghost and home made false faces.
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