Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of face.

Etymologies

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face + -eth

Examples

  • Then take the direction whereto he faceth and fare fearless, for it will bring thee, without hardship, to the city aforesaid. —

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Esdrelon, which faceth the great plain near Dothain, and to all by whom there might be a passage of way, that they should take possession of the ascents of the mountains, by which there might be any way to Jerusalem, and should keep watch where the way was narrow between the mountains.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 18: Judith The Challoner Revision

  • And departing thence they pitched their tents in Jeabarim, in the wilderness, that faceth Moab toward the east.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Book 04: Numbers The Challoner Revision

  • Saint Joseph! the beast gains the front office -- she faceth streetwards -- she jaculates herself outwards -- she is gone.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, March, 1862

  • Esdrelon, which faceth the great plain near Dothain, and to all by whom there might be a passage of way, that they should take possession of the ascents of the mountains, by which there might be any way to

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Complete

  • The Romans hauing once got possession of the continent that faceth this

    Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6) England (1 of 12) William the Conqueror

  • Shame shall fly thee since True-love out-faceth Shame!

    The Geste of Duke Jocelyn

  • Which yet Democritus assures us is buried in a deep pit or grave and he bad reason for whereas we meet elsewhere with nothing but pain and deceit we no sooner look down into a grave but truth faceth us and tells us our own.

    An Introduction to the mortuary customs of the North American Indians

  • The city it selfe in forme representeth a triangular figure, the sea washing the walles vpon two sides thereof, the other side faceth the continent of Thracia; the grand Signiors seraglio standeth vpon that point which looketh into the sea, being cut off from the city by a wall; so that the wall of his pallace conteineth in circuit about two English miles: the seuen towers spoken of before stand at another corner, and Constantines olde pallace to the North at the third corner.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • He continued, "Let me see it;" so she stood up before him and pointing to her parts, said, "This which faceth thee is my coynte whereof thou art owner;" after which she raised her backside and bowing her head groundwards showed the nether end of her slit between the two swelling cheeks of her sit-upon, her scat of honour, crying, "Look thou! this be the Coynte of my mother; but, O my lord, 'tis my wish that we wed it unto some good man and pleasant who is faithful and true and not likely treason to do, for that the Coynte of my mother must abide by me and whoso shall intermarry therewith I also must bow down to him whilst he shall have his will thereof."

    Arabian nights. English

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