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white·face

 (wīt′fās′, hwīt′-)
n.
1. White facial makeup: a mime performing in whiteface.
2. A white-faced animal, especially a Hereford.

whiteface

(ˈwaɪtˌfeɪs)
n
(Theatre) the white make-up worn by an actor, esp a clown
adj
(Zoology) (of an animal, esp cattle) having a white face

white•face

(ˈʰwaɪtˌfeɪs, ˈwaɪt-)

n.
1. Hereford.
2. white facial makeup, esp. as worn by clowns and mimes.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whiteface - hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United Stateswhiteface - hardy English breed of dairy cattle raised extensively in United States
beef, beef cattle - cattle that are reared for their meat
2.whiteface - a clown whose face is covered with white make-upwhiteface - a clown whose face is covered with white make-up
merry andrew, buffoon, clown, goof, goofball - a person who amuses others by ridiculous behavior
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In fact, the Adirondacks behemoth flaunts 2,537 vertical feet of terrain -- more than Stowe, Sunday River, Tremblant, Jay Peak and other ski giants -- though it clocks in just behind its similarly state-owned New York cousin, Whiteface, and Maine's Sugarloaf.
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