from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the face foul or filthy.
  • Of foul aspect or character; foul-mouthed.


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  • I am foul-faced and a hillwoman, but, as thy talk goes, I have acquired merit.


  • Mademoiselle were ushered in unceremoniously by the foul-faced Pierce.

    Hurricane Island

  • "Yes, very -- but I was as bonny as you once, and if you lives -- mind that -- fair and happy as you stand now, you'll be as withered, and foul-faced, and wretched as me -- ha! ha!

    Eugene Aram — Complete


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