false face


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false face

n.
A mask that is fashioned after the face of an animal or a human, especially such a mask carved from wood and used in the rituals of an Iroquois secret society.
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Noun1.false face - a mask worn as part of a masquerade costumefalse face - a mask worn as part of a masquerade costume
fancy dress, masquerade costume, masquerade - a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
mask - a covering to disguise or conceal the face
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References in classic literature ?
And when he saw what he wished to do, did we not aid him, by making a false face, that the Hurons might think the white man believed that his friend was his enemy?
It was plain at the outset that the true face and figure which she now saw recalled nothing to her mind of the false face and figure which she had seen in Vauxhall Walk.
And all the return you made, was to look at me with your vile pretence of astonishment, and your false face of innocence-- just as you have looked at me to-day; just as you are looking at me now!
But in a BBC documentary later this week, viewers will see remarkable footage of him being given his own false face, meaning he can finally head out in public without fear of burning.
Although we reduce false detections by using facial color filtering, false face detection still occurs in real environments.
In this paper, a multifeature fusion scheme is proposed that combines the texture operator LBP and the optical flow algorithm, while also classifying the true and false face by SVM.
They used a needle and thread to alter something and the only outlay was for a false face and crepe paper.
R D Laing was a famous Scottish psychiatrist from Glasgow who wrote The Divided Self about the two selves that inhabit troubled souls: one, the real tormented self and the other, its false face presented to the world outside.
In the Unpublished Novels category, prizes were awarded to Husein al Sakaf (False Face Statue); Taha Mohamed Taha (The Apple Tree), Abdelwahab Eisawi (Safar Amal Al-Manseyen); Mohamed al Meer Ghalib (Shahd Al-Maqaber) and Mona al Shimi (Watan Al-Jeeb Al-Khalfi).
Take off the false face, wipe off the makeup and have a long hard look at yourself in the mirror.
Once settled, Cass discovers a "false face," or ceremonial Aboriginal mask that begins to sing to her, and she begins to have strange dreams.
they are mediated by higher level of false face acting, these two variables are significantly