open-faced


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o·pen-faced

(ō′pən-fāst′)
adj.
1. Having a face that seems to exhibit honesty and sincerity.
2. Having a side uncovered: an open-faced sandwich.

open-faced

adj
1. having an ingenuous expression
2. (Horology) (of a watch) having no lid or cover other than the glass
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He was a fine open-faced boy, with blue eyes and waving flaxen hair, sturdy in limb, but generous and soft in heart, fondly attaching himself to all who were good to him--to the pony--to Lord Southdown, who gave him the horse (he used to blush and glow all over when he saw that kind young nobleman)--to the groom who had charge of the pony--to Molly, the cook, who crammed him with ghost stories at night, and with good things from the dinner--to Briggs, whom he plagued and laughed at--and to his father especially, whose attachment towards the lad was curious too to witness.
Godfrey, the eldest, a fine open-faced good-natured young man who was to come into the land some day, should take to going along the same road with his brother, as he had seemed to do of late.
Among the older men were many whose features showed the tigerish, lawless souls within; but looking at the rank and file it was difficult to believe that these eager and open-faced young fellows were in very truth a dangerous gang of murderers, whose minds had suffered such complete moral perversion that they took a horrible pride in their proficiency at the business, and looked with deepest respect at the man who had the reputation of making what they called "a clean job.
SLICED, a quick service restaurant featuring open-faced artisanal sandwiches from JPO Concepts, has opened in a 650 S/F ground floor space at 264 West 35th Street in the Garment District.
Fleye Copenhagen's new autumn/winter 2017 collection draws inspiration from smorrebrod--an open-faced sandwich.
This savory pastry is made on an open-faced tart crust and traditionally features light and fluffy eggs, cheese, meat (usually ham) and vegetables (usually onion), and can be enjoyed either hot or cold.
Ooma's second branch promises even bolder and unique offerings, including a new open-faced temaki wrap and an aburi maki for oyster lovers.
Turn bagels into dinner fare by making Open-Faced Crab Salad Sandwiches.
The safety-conscious star also went for a retro cool look by donning an old fashioned open-faced helmet.
Menu includes Whatchamacallit Open-Faced Cheeseburgers and Sweet Potato Fries; Zucchini-Potato Pancakes with Cheesy Polenta Bites; and Chocolate Goo-Goo Cookies.
The roll showcases extra large escargot sauteed with shallots and shiso in a soy dashi butter, over an open-faced tempura haricots verts and fennel maki topped with shelled edamame and shiso.
Full of beans, brash, fresh-faced, open-faced - you couldn't possibly trust him.