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A mask, especially as traditionally worn ceremonially by some North American Indian peoples.
disguise, veil, false face, domino, stocking mask, fancy dressView synonyms
- ‘Traditionally all over Ireland wren boys and girls go out disguised with false faces and boxes to sing for the wren.’
- ‘There are prizes for the best dressed ghost and home made false faces.’
- ‘My grandmother used to refer to Halloween masks as false faces.’
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