One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A person one has not previously met, a stranger; a newcomer.
2The latest manifestation, aspect, or public image of something, following a transformation, revolution, reappraisal, etc.
Early 16th century; earliest use found in William Dunbar (?1460–?1530), poet and courtier. From new + face.
new face/ˌnjuː ˈfeɪs/
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