n.1.A white mark in the forehead of a horse, descending almost to the nose; - called also white-blaze.
References in classic literature ?
I saw the tents of a white-face last season, after the Rains, and I also took a new yellow bridle to eat.
Whatever it is, it is white-face work," said the Adjutant; "and for my own part, I would not lie out upon a place so near to it as this bar.
There was a white-face here when the bridge was built, and he would take a boat in the evenings and shuffle with his feet on the bottom-boards, and whisper: "Is he here?
That was no country leather, but the shod foot of a white-face.
Ah, but the white-faces are there--the English, and they bring dogs from somewhere down the river in boats--big fat dogs--to keep those same jackals lean," said the Adjutant.
I rose up full before the boat, because I had never seen white-faces alive, though I knew them well--otherwise.
He has told me again and again there is nothing to fear from the white-faces.
I could point to Illeana Douglas' winsome quirks; Matt Dillon's sexy befuddlement; Val Kilmer's saronged innuendoes and Brando imitations; Brando's white-face, his bulk the fat of genius.
The white-face tries to get rid of this interloper, so that he can get on with his task of playing a musical instrument, a magic trick or assembling a piece of apparatus.
Staged with commedia dell'arte masks and white-face makeup, but with modern references spiking the action in the cheekiest of ways, this ``Tartuffe'' quickly shifts into zany overdrive and never stops.
Insane Clown Posse is a white hip-hop act composed of rappers Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, who wear white-face clown makeup and try to be as offensive as possible, which is something of a rock 'n' roll tradition.