from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white mark in the forehead of a horse, descending almost to the nose; -- called also white-blaze.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small Australian passerine bird, Xerophila leucopsis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
- n. a clown whose face is covered with white make-up
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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.
Like when he wore white-face makeup (to spoof reports that baseball's Sammy Sosa had lightened his skin.)
"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.
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.
Ã Is that Tyler Mane in white-face and a Grizzly Adams-esque beard?
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.