from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mask, or representation of a face, worn as a part of the head-dress or on the shoulders, or even in miniature form on the fingers.

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  • noun archaeology A small mask, especially one that doesn't cover the whole head.


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  • A smaller than life-size ceremonial mask.

    July 23, 2007