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Full-face   Listen
adjective
full-face  adj.  (Heraldry) Looking forward.
Synonyms: guardant(postnominal), gardant(postnominal).






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Full-face" Quotes from Famous Books



... Occasionally it was, no doubt, true, but more often not, even when the statement was made in the greatest sincerity. So we determined to test the ability of the public to analyze men. The first test appeared in a number of magazines, giving a profile and full-face view, showing the hands of a young man. A few simple questions were asked concerning him, such ...
— Analyzing Character • Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb

... there Mr. Trimm didn't know. It may have been the shrieks of the victims or the glare from the fire that brought him out of the daze. He wriggled his body to a sitting posture, got on his feet, holding his head between his coupled hands, and gazed full-face into the crowning railroad horror ...
— The Escape of Mr. Trimm - His Plight and other Plights • Irvin S. Cobb

... smaller denominations, probably the $1 note, for the change. There is an engraving of Columbus in the bureau made by Burt, who was considered the finest vignette engraver in the country. It is a full-face portrait, representing Columbus with a smooth face and wearing ...
— Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia • Various

... enthusiast in identification work, who has seen the system change from the old days when detectives paid periodical visits to Holloway Prison to see if they could recognise prisoners on remand, and when profile and full-face photographs were used for the records, to that now in use which he has had no small share in bringing to its ...
— Scotland Yard - The methods and organisation of the Metropolitan Police • George Dilnot

... round behind the tea-maker, and comes full-face in front of her guest. One might have fancied that the hand that held the pocket-handkerchief that caused the smell of eau-de-Cologne that came in with her was tremulous. But then that very eau-de-Cologne was eloquent about ...
— Somehow Good • William de Morgan



Words linked to "Full-face" :   guardant, gardant



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