Definitions

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  • n. The material of the outside or front side, as of a wall or building.
  • n. The communicative strategies involved in upholding face, or social prestige.
  • n. work done at the face, such as the coalface

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The material of the outside or front side, as of a wall or building; facing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In masonry, that part of a wall, or the like, which forms the exterior, especially of the side exposed to view.

Etymologies

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face +‎ work

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