from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A small Australian passerine bird, Xerophila leucopsis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A white mark in the forehead of a horse, descending almost to the nose; -- called also
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
- noun a clown whose face is covered with white make-up
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Like when he wore white-face makeup (to spoof reports that baseball's Sammy Sosa had lightened his skin.)
True to form, this crowd included vendors selling political memorabilia, including 'don't tread on me,' flags and buttons with President Obama's image in minstrel white-face, or with the president smoking dope.
"Take a good look, white-face," says she, pretty sullen.
She suggested the mimes consider adding dialogue to their routines and "losing the whole white-face thing."
You know, he's, like, an 80-year-old dancer who wears, like, kind of a white-face makeup and wears, like, old Victorian women's clothes, and he kind of just moves around in this reverie, this gracious reverie.
Ã Is that Tyler Mane in white-face and a Grizzly Adams-esque beard?
I wonder how many degrees of separation there are between little videos like this and President Obama painted in white-face.
I do think the poster is striking because Obama is black; thus the white-face is all the more evocative.
Shaman speak wisdom words to all tribe: stone and sticks broke "white-face" bones.
Much cooler to my eye, I once watched a Carpenters documentary wherein back in the day, Richard toured with a white-face Ody on top of his piano or Wurly.